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About buses and Bear’s in York, Pa.’s Continental Square

This post-street-car view shows York’s Continental Square and its stand of buses. Buses became king when the last street car made its run in 1939. Public transit would become more important as wartime rationing kicked in. And there’s Bear’s, standing on the square’s angle that has been in the news recently. An interesting website, operated by David Sullivan, profiles York’s department stores.

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How bad is crime in York, Pa.? It’s an old question for the city but a good one

The fair question has been posed: How bad is crime in York City? Here are two responses: The downtown’s core is safe and is increasingly inviting. And what’s new about crime in York city or, for that matter, in York … Continue reading

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Add Hubert Michael’s cruel act to the list of York County’s most notorious criminal cases

Hubert Michael, who was sentenced to death in the death of a 16-year-old Franklin Township girl, has escaped the death penalty … so far

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