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York County Primary 2015: A quiz to test your York County election smarts

It’s primary time, so we’ll put up a pioneering elected ‪York County, Pa.,‬ official here. He was a respected attorney before he gained office and that reputation only grew in his short time as a judge.York County voters will seek to fill two county Common Plea Court judgeships this year starting with the May 19 primary. Can you ID this man of achievement?

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Along the Susquehanna River: ‘We have the equivalent of a national park’

Here’s a spot that hasn’t yet been here on YorkTownSquare.com , and we specialize in finding favorite – and obscure – spots around here, Pinnacle Overlook on the Lancaster side of the Susquehanna. Lancaster County Conservancy has received the 80-acre scenic vista near Holtwood Dam from PPL Electric. A York Daily Record/Sunday New story on such developments along the Susquehanna brought forth this interesting viewpoint from Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area.

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Judge Chuck Patterson in official portrait: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Nov. 25, 2011

Marked with bunting, Judge Chuck Patterson’s portrait is displayed in the York County, Pa., Judicial Center’s lobby. Judge Patterson died this week. York County Common Pleas Court judges receive such official portraits. Judge Patterson’s funeral is set for Saturday. An … Continue reading

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Gen. George Pickett takes stand at Gettysburg: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Nov. 23, 2011

Noel Kline of Spring Garden Township submitted this photo to the Daily Record/Sunday News online News events gallery. The York County, Pa., photographer writes: ‘Actor/playwright Stephen Lang was the keynote speaker at the 148th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Saturday … Continue reading

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Check out these links about late Judge Chuck Patterson’s death and life

Then-Chief Deputy Prosecutor Chuck Patterson of the District Attorney’s Office finishes taping a segment of ‘Forensic Files’ in 2006. (See slide show below.) Chuck Patterson, York County’s first black judge and second black to hold countywide office, passed away today. … Continue reading

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Pioneers Kim Bracey, Chuck Patterson vying for elected office

C. Kim Bracey, York, Pa.’s director of community development, is now a candidate for mayor of the city. A York Daily Record/Sunday News photographer shows her and the view from her office overlooking York’s Continental Square in 2005. Background posts: … Continue reading

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