Tag Archives: york fair

A look back in video at the 2012 York Fair

Matt Schardt, a local photographer and videographer, shares his retrospective in video from the 2012 York Fair.

Posted in Around town, County customs, Only in York County | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Ask Joan: Sort of back to school edition

The Aug. 28, 2012, edition of Ask Joan explores where to find old copies of newspapers, the history of Bottstown in York County and how to enter photographs and other items in the 2012 York Fair.

Posted in Ask Joan | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Proof that York is everywhere, via postcards

Frequent readers probably know that my husband is a big-time collector of used books and paper – and blogs about such ephemera on his own site, Papergreat. Well, when we travel – which is pretty often – he has a … Continue reading

Posted in Local memories | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Bizarre York County: A new twist from my friend Tom

Remember that earlier this week, I said something fun was coming Friday from a friend and coworker? Well, I’m pleased to introduce Tom Joyce to you today. Tom is one of our metro reporters (he most often covers politics and … Continue reading

Posted in Only in York County | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2011 York Fair: A few more photos

You know I’m not done with the York fair, right? I do have a few more photos this week that I’d like to show you, and on Friday, I have something cool from the fair coming from a friend of … Continue reading

Posted in Around town, Things to do | Tagged | 1 Comment

2011 York Fair: Food with a friend, Part 2

Hello everyone! I’m one of Joan’s best friends, Tracey. As she’s warned you, I’m guest-blogging today. I feel like one of those radio callers having a ‘long-time listener, first-time caller’ moments. If you’re a frequent reader of her blog, as … Continue reading

Posted in Around town, County customs, Things to do | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2011 York Fair: Food with a friend, Part 1

Today’s visit to the York Fair came with a special guest: One of my best friends, Tracey, also a lifelong Yorker and as die-hard of a fairgoer as I am! She agreed to take on the task of helping me … Continue reading

Posted in Around town, County customs, Things to do | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2011 York Fair: Spotlight on food

I mentioned yesterday that Sunday marked my second trip to the fair. I even showed you some of the highlights of that day. What I didn’t show you was our other effort: We focused on some food. I know, what … Continue reading

Posted in County customs, Things to do, Things we eat | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

2011 York Fair: Sunday in the rain

Sunday marked my second trip to the fair; this time, “Fair Team Joan” included me, Sarah, and my husband, Chris. Highlights of this day were a lot of carnival games, a trip to the “World of Wonders,” more familiarly known … Continue reading

Posted in County customs, Things to do | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

My husband wrote a poignant column for today’s paper, looking back at some of the days after Sept. 11, 2001 – from the point of view of a “newspaper guy.” He wasn’t my husband at the time, simply a good … Continue reading

Posted in Joan's randomness, Local memories | Tagged , , | Leave a comment