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York, Pa., had a famous V-J Day kissing scene, too

You’ve all seen the photo of the famous V-J Day kiss in New York City (see below). Well, York County, Pa., scored its own such kiss that evening as well, as shown in this photo from The Gazette and Daily.

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Nasty York County weather brings 7 bright – and sad – news coverage moments

The York, Pa., Daily Record’s Kate Penn captured this Norman Rockwell-type scene. Wintry weather did not deter this Valentine Day diners at this downtown York eatery. Count this as the first of several photos or videos capturing another day of a winter of snowstorms.

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Best of the best Hanover/Adams photos in 2013

Love these photo galleries of the year, this one from the Hanover Evening Sun’s gallery. This one, of course, points back to the padlocking of the Gettysburg National Military Park, specifically Soldiers’ National Cemetery.

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York, Pa.’s, snowy Continental Square from on high: How did the photographer get this picture?

This photo by Paul Kuehnel was marked January 2008 in the York Daily Record/Sunday News archives, but this snowy scene was actually captured long before that. York, Pa.’s, Wells Fargo Bank has long replaced CoreStates. But that’s bunny trail in the snow. The real question is here is where Paul Kuehnel was standing in making this photo of York’s Continental Square.

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Codorus Creek, then a recreational venue, and 4 other memorable postcard views of York County, Pa.

The Hartley Boat Club sat next to the Codorus Creek south of York, Pa., south of Kings Mill, as seen in 1914. It pointed to the day when the Codorus was widely used for recreation, a theme some York officials are seeking to revisit today.

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The Yorktowne Hotel’s corn pudding, Hanover’s Santa’s Cabin and 10 other fun holiday facts

The Yorktowne Hotel’s corn pudding, the Glen Rock Carolers and 10 other prime parts of the holiday season in York County

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Battle of Wrightsville – Rare photograph of the battlefield, Part 2: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com provides insight about the Battle of Wrightsville, the sentencing of former state Revenue Secretary Steve Stetler and efforts to preserve the Stewartstown Railroad.

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Beautiful Shady Lane estate beautiful even in the rain: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 19, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Steven Spielberg’s pending visit, storm damage at historic Shady Lane and Continental Square improvements.

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York’s Continental Square’s history in 5 easy links

Yorktownsquare.com covers renovations proposed for York’s Continental Square, including renovations of the comfort stations and building water features.

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Still on the trail of Rebecca at the Well and other fountains around York, Pa.

Yorktownsquare.com covers fountains in York City, including a renewed request to discover the location of Rebecca at the Well.

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