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Penn Street Farmers Market: ‘What do we have to do to keep writing history in this place?’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Artist William Falkler passes away/Codorus Street reunites Jimmy Ilyes’ family has operated at Penn Street & Farmers Market for decades. He’s doing his best to boost the half-filled market house on York, Pa.’s west end. A York … Continue reading

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A peek inside Hanover’s magnificent Sheppard Mansion

Many people driving by the Sheppard Mansion in Hanover, Pa., wonder what it this magnificent structure looks like inside. Well, the Evening Sun in Hanover heard such requests and offers an intriguing 16-photo gallery.

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Their York, Pa., neighborhoods long gone, former Freys Avenue and Codorus Street residents plan for joint reunion

This scene captured the old Freys Avenue neighborhood in York, Pa., about a dozen years after York County Housing Authority high rise apartments went up. According to the York Daily Record, this scene from June 1972 shows old paving on East King Street that ‘goes between halves of the Freys Avenue housing project.’ Former residents of the Freys Avenue area and those from another former neighborhood on Codorus Street are looking to hold a joint reunion in 2014.

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York, Pa.’s, Codorus Street Reunion photograph teaches history lesson

Linked in/Neat stuff: Fisher farm/Dollar stores/Coffee shops Ydr.com’s Chris Dunn made this wonderful, memorable photograph from the Codorus Street Reunion in York, Pa., the other day. But there’s more content here than just two young people playing. That’s the Cookes … Continue reading

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Many have seen this York County-area clock tower, but can you immediately locate it?

This clock tower looms over the National Watch & Clock Museum, across the Susquehanna from Wrightsville in Columbia, Pa. Dianne wrote on ydr.com’s Your Photos site: ‘The Museum entrance is marked by the Memorial Bell Tower, dedicated in 1993.’

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Can you locate where this photograph of York City was taken?

Linked in below: Codorus St. Reunion/Roger Williams’ visit/Front pages Many people are unfamiliar with this view of York City, seen in distance baking from the heatwave this week. But it’s popular on Sundays and on a certain holiday each year. … Continue reading

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