Monthly Archives: December 2012

York’s 200-year-old Philip King House: ‘Its life still appears to be strong’

York College of Pennsylvania has plans for the 200-year-old Philip King House on the bank of the Codorus Creek.

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Diehl’s Cough Drops of York, Pa., ‘Stops that Bark': Linked in to history, 12/30/12

Diehl Candy Company was a thriving York City business early in the 20th century. Today, artifacts of the popular company can still be found.

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Police at York High initially quelled school spirit in 1970 but later led to understanding

School violence struck York High in 1970, and the assignment of city police to York schools followed shortly afterward.

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The Yorktowne Hotel’s corn pudding, Hanover’s Santa’s Cabin and 10 other fun holiday facts

The Yorktowne Hotel’s corn pudding, the Glen Rock Carolers and 10 other prime parts of the holiday season in York County

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YDR photog: ‘Best video is often the least planned event for video’ – Linked in to history, 12/21/12

Check out this list of ydr.com photographer Paul Kuehnel’s top videos of 2012.

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Winterstown principal about machete attacker: ‘I’m thankful that no one died in my school … ‘

Norina Bentzel, North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School principal, holds a letter of forgiveness she wrote to William Michael Stankewicz in 2009. Stankewicz refused to accept the letter. Also of interest: York County, Pa., educator recounts machete attack on ‘I Survived…’ and … Continue reading

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York County can – and must – connect with grieving Connecticut community, Part II

York County journalists traveled to Newtown, Conn., to help sister newsroom at the New Haven Register cover the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

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When Santa visited York in nights of Christmases past

Check out these old photos from the 1940s through 1960s of downtown York, Pa., at Christmastime, and look for the Remember series story at http://www.ydr.com/remember.

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Boring Furniture pedestal ‘beautiful, well made piece': Linked in to history, 12/21/12

Long-closed Boring Furniture of North York continues to draw interest from owners of their fine pieces

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44 milestones and facts from Todd Platt’s past

President Barack Obama stops to greet Todd Platts at a State of Union Address. Scott Fisher wrote about Platts’ customary aisle seat at the annual address. Also of interest: ‘Drew media attention for his practice of staking out an aisle … Continue reading

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