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When the waters of the Codorus challenged the Rocks of the Glen, Part 2

The high waters spawned by Tropical Storm Agnes struck Glen Rock in 1972. Here, high water covers Hanover Street. The southern York County, Pa., borough’s position in a valley carved by the Codorus Creek has made it a target of high waters.

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Gov. George Leader: Led successful bi-partisan campaign to update Pennsylvania’s Constitution

Former Pennsylvania Governor and York County native George Leader, who died this week, also had another important item on his resume: He was part of the distinguished Glattfelder family. Here, he’s pictured, right, with fellow descendants of Casper Glattfelder, U.S. Congressman William F. Goodling, left, and Dr. Millard Gladfelter at the family’s 250th anniversary reunion in 1993.

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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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Legacy of M.D. Martin, of library fame, living on in West York. Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 3, 2011

That’s about right. The red-brick industrial complex, home of M.D. Martin’s Carriage Works and later Keystone Weaving Mills, provided employment for people who worked with their hands for more than 100 years. Now, the West York complex, also occupied by … Continue reading

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10 stories capture the lives and times of U.S. congressmen from York County, Pa.

York County Congressman Todd Platts is retiring from Congress after six terms in office. He says he has backed termed limits after six terms and is only following his own lead. He will serve out his current term. (See portrait … Continue reading

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Of York County elections of years past, Bury burgers and Goodling apples

Bill Goodling, with his father, longtime U.S. Congressman George Goodling, readies a mobile marketing campaign for his first federal political bid in 1974. Bill Goodling went on to a long tenure in the U.S. House, where he became a ranking … Continue reading

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