Daily Archives: December 12, 2007

York, Pa.’s, and YWCA’s Edith Barber: ‘She wanted to save humanity’

Edith Barber, a community leader and mentor to many York women, died in November. “I cried for a half hour this morning when I heard that she had passed,” Daisy Myers said. Background posts: Histories attempt to fill blanks in … Continue reading

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Susquehanna bridge makeover flowing along

This 2006 aerial photograph shows bridge supports running alongside Veterans Memorial Bridge, sometimes called the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge. These piers supported three bridges over the Susquehanna River, including the famed covered bridge that Union militia burned in 1863 to stop the … Continue reading

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