Daily Archives: February 16, 2010

York’s West Princess Street in 1950s: ‘I knew there was something special about that area’

The 300 block of West Princess Street in York, Pa., seen in this 2001 photograph in the York Sunday News, was the childhood home of numerous achievers. Panelists at an upcoming Black History Month event will discuss growing up in … Continue reading

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York County human trafficking: ‘Three years of … long hours, often seven days a week, for no pay’

York County’s most celebrated human trafficking case in recent years came in 1993 when nearly 300 Chinese men and women were smuggled into the United States aboard the Golden Venture. The steamer ran aground in New York and some of … Continue reading

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