Daily Archives: November 4, 2008

Giving York news, sports junkies their due, Part II

A two-story-high scoreboard posted on The Gazette and Daily’s East King Street building kept sports fans and news junkies up to date on sports and news happenings in the days before radio and TV. One story suggests the scoreboard was … Continue reading

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Cartoonist made York newspaper owner’s views an art form

When voters knocked Republican Congressman Chester Gross from office in 1948, Gazette and Daily’s Walt Partymiller translated the vote into a cartoon. Background posts: York College prof to speak about York’s ‘Voices from the Past’, J.W. Gitt: ‘Just say it … Continue reading

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Sixty years ago, Dem upset GOP incumbent for York County congressional seat

The left-of-center Gazette and Daily was no fan of GOP Congressman Chester Gross, who was voted out of office in 1948. In fact, Gross had defeated the newspaper’s owner, Democrat J.W. Gitt, for the congressional seat four years earlier. So, … Continue reading

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In 2008, 8 top candidates or their families campaigned in York County

Sarah Palin was the last candidate to set foot on a York County stage in the election 2008 season. Here, she speaks to a crowd on Oct. 31 at the York Expo Center. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge is seen … Continue reading

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