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York Pa. building reuse: You can’t tell the value of a building by the way it looks

Interesting how this works: A building that looks like a warehouse – it was a warehouse – can win awards, serve as a hub for entrepreneurship, create jobs as an incubator and offer a place for young people to achieve. … Continue reading

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Three decades of change on York’s East Mason Avenue

Linked in/Neat stuff: Haar’s Drive-in opens for season/The Bond (Building) This view of East Mason Avenue gives a moment to observe change since artist Cliff Satterthwaite captured this scene 30 or more years ago. The then-York County Courthouse, at right, … Continue reading

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Here’s a York County, Pa., view that you won’t see everyday

At York Town Square, we like showing you views of things around York County, Pa., that you don’t see in the normal course of things. In fact, we’ll pose it to you. Where was the York Daily Record/Sunday News photographer standing in capturing this scene of downtown York? (Answer is below). By the way, this scene is one of the photos used for YDR’s Facebook Timeline. Check out a bunch of these unusual angles on York County scenes.

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10 memorable moments, stories in the Storm of October 2013

This photo shared by James Forsythe gave us an early glimpses Thursday night of the extent of this Storm of October 2013. We call it that because no one has invented a name with ‘pocolypse’; yet. Thankfully. And thanks to emergency workers who rescues numerous people from the rising waters made any such irrelevant. Anyway, John Forsythe’s photo shows flooding on I-83 past the Glen Rock exit around 6 p.m.

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Civil War 150th: Central York students fuse art and history in quilt

The AP United States history class at Central York High School in York, Pennsylvania, has put forth another interesting project, a quilt representing the causes and contributors to the Civil War.

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A view of the old Whitehull Airport hanger today: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 31, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com cover a blue moon, cleaning out York City Hall’s attic and Central York High School’s historians.

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Central York students capture York County history and release it to YouTube

This photo was submitted by Dianne Bowders of York Township, Pa., to ydr.com’s online Historic photos of York gallery. The Gates House/Plough Tavern site was a setting for recent videos produced by a Central York High School class. Dianne writes: ‘Mid 1960’s Postcard: “Gates House and Plough Tavern…York, Pennsylvania. Front view of the Golden Plough Tavern built in 1741 of medieval Germanic half-timber construction and the General Gates House built in 1751, residence of General Horatio Gates at the time York was the capital of the United States and site of the Conway Cabal, 1778.”

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Who can ID this mystery school in southeastern York County?: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 3, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers Pinchot Roads, Central York High School from the air, the quest for family of a Medal of Honor winner and the identity of a one-room school.

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How a bird views the not-so-small Dallastown Intermediate School – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 10, 2012

Good stuff, below: Gettysburg hunting/Laucks reunion/Time machine Aerial photographs are helpful in giving big picture perspective. Such as the size of some of the newer schools in York County. This view from a March post shows the grand size of … Continue reading

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Aerial view shows great size of Central York High School

Linked in/Neat stuff: Clogged York corridors/York on eBay When you’re on the ground, the size and scale of Central York High School is hard to take in. When you’re about 2,000 feet above sea level, the complex in the Pleasureville/Emigsville … Continue reading

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