Daily Archives: March 20, 2008

Naval Reserve officer, a York High grad, to become admiral

Scott Weikert, a William Penn High School grad, has been recommended to the rank of rear admiral. ‘The camaraderie, the esprit de corps, just the level of commitment of the people I serve with – I’ve never found that in … Continue reading

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York, Pa. in the 50s: Just try to resist studying this memory-tugging photograph

A post-World War II baby boom caused families to spill from York city to form suburbs. The entry of Caterpillar and other industries in the early 1950s also attracted families to that part of Springettsbury Township. These new factories brought … Continue reading

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