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This York, Pa., building, mysterious for years, now is used as a crematorium

This York County, Pa., building and its smokestack have brought up all kinds of stories, often spooky, over the years. It’s now used as a crematorium. So where does this building stand? Btw, what was its original use?

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Skilled labor still in demand at York County industries. York Plan 3.0, anyone?

An old Manufacturers’ Association of South Central Pennsylvania scrapbook starts with this clip about an association meeting at the Country Club of York. That Dempwolf-designed clubhouse burned in the 1934 and was replaced by a modified structure, which came down when York College of Pennsylvania built on the property in the 1960s. Carrol McCleary Innerst wrote in “York College of Pennsylvania: “A proposal to spend $100,000 renovating the old clubhouse was rejected.” The Manufacturers’ Association continues to hold annual meetings. Surgeon Ben Carson will speak at at the group’s 2014 meeting.

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On Eisenhower’s York County golf round: He turned in a ‘commendable score’

George Bergdoll, 8, eagerly putted when asked to do so by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the former president’s visit to the Country Club of York on June 21, 1961. Lavern Brenneman, a director of the Manufacturers Association of York, … Continue reading

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