Daily Archives: July 25, 2007

Independent York gas pumper celebrates 50th

Charles Rudisill’s service station in Spring Garden Township opened 50 years ago. He continues a tradition of independently owned service stations. He’s been at it for 50 years. So Charles K. Rudisill, one of the area’s last independent service station … Continue reading

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Making a scene in York’s square: ‘The steer obeyed the traffic rules’

Esther Paules , of Windsor Township, can remember horses hitched around York’s Continental Square – then Centre Square – when it was unpaved. Unpaved roads weren’t unusual in the city in those days. Even in 1942, only 35 miles of … Continue reading

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York vs. Lancaster: ‘We came over to guard the trophy’

The centerpiece on a York Daily Recorfd front page tells about the return of the longtime baseball rivalry between York and Lancaster to the west bank of the Susquehanna after a 50-year absence. The series between York and Lancaster’s baseball … Continue reading

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