Daily Archives: February 23, 2009

A short test of your York County, Pa., women’s history knowledge, Part II

Former Chief County Detective Becky Downing, shown here in her 1997 York City Police trading card, was a pioneering police officer. She’s also an answer to this year’s women’s history quiz. Background posts: World War II propaganda posters raised spirits, … Continue reading

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Did Autumn Lau gain top area basketball scoring record? Answer is below.

Northeastern’s Autumn Lau (42) celebrates after scoring her 2,000th point against Dover in early January. She has since become the leading girls’ scorer in York County’s basketball history. Background posts: York athlete series: ‘Arguably the best girls’ volleyball player the … Continue reading

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