Monthly Archives: June 2012

Low levels in the Lower Susquehanna River causing boaters fits: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 30, 2012

Low Susquehanna River levels, attributed to dam work upriver, are causing boaters docking problems.

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York County has experienced hope, disappointment, hope in past dozen years

York County’s 250th Anniversary celebration in 1999 gave the county a spurt of optimism, which has waned a bit since.

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Using York County history to create community embodies a modern trend

Preservingyork.com is sponsoring a picnic to benefit two local charities.

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Steve Stetler political corruption case is a trial that history will remember

Former Pennsylvania Revenue Secretary and State Rep. Stephen Stetler enters the Dauphin County Courtroom after learning that the jury was coming back in his political corruption trial. He was found guilty of all six charges and could face prison time. … Continue reading

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It’s June, and Hanover is thinking Christmas: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 27, 2012

Santa’s Cabin is a Hanover counterpart to the Little Courthouse that stood in York’s Square for years.

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Korean War, ‘The Forgotten War,’ remembered: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 26, 2012

Neat stuff below: Eisenhart Wallcoverings/Avalong Farms/British in Felton Anniversary No. 62 of the start of the Korean War came and went quietly on Monday. That day marked the North Korean invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950. The headline … Continue reading

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Declaration of Independence signer James Smith to be honored – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 25, 2012

The annual reading of the Declaration of Independence is set for James Smith’s gravesite in the First Presbyterian Church cemetery.

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Is Gettysburg’s Gadsden flag’s rattlesnake history or politics? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 24, 2012

Other neat stuff, below: Bury’s burgers, Winterstown ice cream, Book Nook The Gadsden flag appears on several items for sale at the Gettysburg Visitors Center. A visitor has questioned why such a political symbol, associated today with tea party groups, … Continue reading

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Common sense list of ‘Books that Shaped America': Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 23, 2012

Library of Congress’ new list does not include the best books in the world, only those that shaped America.

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York City has a long association with alligators. Yes, alligators. Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 22, 2012

York City has a long association with alligators. Yes, alligators.

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