Daily Archives: December 22, 2007

Check out this list of York County’s most notorious criminal cases in past 50 years

Brothers Zachary and Gregory Witman are seen in this 1990s family photo. Zachary, serving a life imprisonment after a conviction in the murder of his younger brother in their New Freedom home, was later granted a new trial. Background posts: … Continue reading

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The Orrs: ‘Builders and Heroes,’ Part Last

Eulamae and David Orr started with little and ended with lives of achievement – owning a refuse company, a barber shop and a restaurant among other business interests. David Orr also served as a pastor. Background posts: The Cassimatises, The … Continue reading

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