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Mention Jacks in York, Pa., and you get memories

Mention Jacks and you get memories. Jane Black captured this scene of the popular downtown York,Pa., retailer Jacks in the late 1970s. Barry Black, a regular commenter on my Facebook page, posted this winsome scene and noted that his wife worked for Jacks. She honed her artist’s skills at York Academy in the 1970s. Judy Bono also commented on Facebook that the Jacks Store, pointing to two connections. Jacks brought her to York for a buying job and later her husband, Richard Bono, served as architect for the building’s restoration.

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Classes offer rare opportunity to learn Pennsylvania Dutch

Dorothy Kaspar listens as Butch Reigart of Columbia reads from ‘Der Haahne Greht,’ a book of Pennsylvania Dutch poems, during a Pennsylvania Dutch language class at Dover Township’s Providence Place in 2006. Reigart will be teaching a similar class at … Continue reading

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