Monthly Archives: September 2012

Infant on the eighth bridge pier: York County memoir tells about the life and times of a family of doctors

Three generations of Hoovers have served York County as physicians and community ambassadors.

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Mack’s is short for McDaniel’s, but in York County it means ice cream, Part II

Yorktownsquare.com covers the story of Mack’s ice cream and demolition of the initial Mack’s store in York Township.

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Wrightsville’s Burning of the Bridge diorama tells story of adventure, history: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 28, 2012

Yorktownsquare covers a Wrightsville Civil War diorama, a “failing intersection” in York County and the Journal of York County Heritage.

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Glen Rock’s I-83 interchange A Changin’: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 27, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the now-demolished Rocky Ridge Motel, a rehabbed church bell towner in Hopewell Township and a new museum in York Springs.

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Battle of Wrightsville – Rare photograph of the battlefield, Part 2: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com provides insight about the Battle of Wrightsville, the sentencing of former state Revenue Secretary Steve Stetler and efforts to preserve the Stewartstown Railroad.

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York County’s Dorrie Leader showed special talent for forging consensus from diverse views

A well-attended memorial service honored Dorrie Leader life and accomplishments.

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In Glen Rock, the newspaper was quite the ‘Item’: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 24, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a CCC reenactment in Glen Rock, Harley Davidson making the Wall Street Journal and the battle over a veterans memorial plaque in Bittersville.

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Where is York County’s Bittersville, site of dispute over veterans memorial marker?

Yorktownsquare.com covers the debate over the permanent home of a memorial plaque to Bittersville-area veterans.

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After the old Elm Beach swimming hole came Meadowbrook: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 22, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Civil War Road Show, a new statue of Abraham Lincoln and Stewartstown Railroad preservation efforts.

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The Little Courthouse, almost forgotten, still stands tall: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 21, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Continental Square, the West Manchester Mall and Jeff’s Koons unusual design work.

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