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York Rotary 100: These 10 photos provide snapshots of this venerable century-old club

York Rotary 100: These 9 photos provide snapshot of century-old club.

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6 more history quizzes to test your York smarts

Here’s another test of your York Smarts. But not all quizzes on the YDR’s Facebook page are History Mysteries. Some merely reflect on things that York countians have done – and are doing, such as in the example above. York countians have all kinds of interests and these ‘Days gone by posts’ reflect on that. Below, we return to History Mysteries … .

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York photo captured memorable moment of human contact: ‘An emotional life saver for me’

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Paul Kuehnel captured this touching scene at a York Ecumenical Choral Society concert at St. John Episcopal Church. The photograph drew an equally touching response from the chorus member who reached out to the youngster.

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These snowstorms have been bad, but weird weather has afflicted York County forever

York County, Pa., is understandably weary with all the slow – with more expected tonight. But this Media Center gallery reminds us all that we’ve seen weired weather before. And this photo is part of that gallery. Here, a horse is seen in his Felton Road pasture in 2001, but with the addition of high water. Those are part of flash flooding in the area.

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Amish, Mennonite faiths explored, explained in new Lancaster exhibit: Linked into history, 3/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com explores York County towns, what’s off Interstate 83’s exists, an exhibit opening on Lancaster County Amish and Mennonites and a recent black history fair.

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York, Pa., winters: I ‘do remember several large snow falls when I was a child’ – Linked in to history, 2/14/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers local birdwatching; the town of Nicodemus, Kan.; bad weather in York’s past and St. Paul Lutheran Church’s 250th anniversary

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York County, Pa.’s, ‘Civil Rights Heroes – Barrier Breakers’ Mural – Part III

This is the center panel of the three sheets that make up the York (Pa.) City Human Relations Commission’s mural ‘Civil Rights Heroes – Barrier Breakers.’ It features Bobby Simpson, longtime head of York’s Crispus Attucks Community Center. Stephanie Seaton, … Continue reading

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Underground Railroad museum in York would honor achievements of William C. Goodridge

Crispus Attucks Association’s Cindy Leiphart can be seen in a room in the former home of William C. Goodridge that was reportedly used to hide fugitive slaves as part of the Underground Railroad. A hole in the floor above the … Continue reading

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Scores in York mourn death of former Cat chief

Elliott Breese, former York Caterpillar Plant general manager and Crispus Attucks Community Association campaign chairman, addressed a gathering at the new 605 S. Duke Street Center. The center’s cornerstone is dated 1973. Breese, who died this week, is feted for … Continue reading

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71-year-old basketball player returns to home court at Crispus Attucks

Sylvia Colston-Stillis back on the basketball court at Crispus Attucks. Sylvia Colston-Still came home Tuesday to visit Crispus Attucks Community Center. She starred in basketball in the 1950s and participated in other programs at CA’s former center at 125 E. … Continue reading

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