Daily Archives: March 26, 2007

York, Pa., newspaper’s founding date remains a mystery

I was working on a chronology for Mary Alliene Hamilton’s biography of longtime newspaper owner J.W. Gitt when I dealt with an inconsistency for the 100th time. Gitt consistently dated his Gazette and Daily to 1795. I’ve never been able … Continue reading

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Yo! More support for Yoe vs. Yohe

 Yoe, the tiny York County borough near Dallastown and Red Lion, has one of the most colorful names of any municipality in York County. Also of interest: Vermont has Podunk, but York County has its Sticks. Joyce Fix’s research agrees … Continue reading

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