Daily Archives: December 3, 2007

Don’t forget Del McCoury on list of York County’s celebs

The Del McCoury Band — led by county native Del McCoury, right — brought bluegrass to The Strand-Capitol last New Year’s Eve. “Del McCoury doesn’t consider himself hip, but just about everyone who’s ever heard a bluegrass tune seems to … Continue reading

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‘York: A Key City in the Keystone State’

Ben Chen, who was smuggled to America aboard the freighter Golden Venture, later became owner of a Springettsbury Township restaurant. He was among a group of Golden Venture passengers, detained for about four years in York County Prison, who remains … Continue reading

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There’s more right with Wrightsville than wrong …

Rivertownes PA USA helps promote Wrightsville, Pa.’s many attractions. Here, Claire Storm, Rivertownes’ president in this 2003 photograph, surveys one of the town’s stone kilns. Background posts: York County, Pa., Civil War hero grandmom of Gore Vidal, Wrightsville’s overlooked attractions … Continue reading

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