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Check out this list of 18 York countians who have made it big

A member of the community mentioned Christian Bucks, the youngster behind the widespread Buddy Bench movement, on a list of well-known people with York,County, Pa. links and roots. His idea is that if a student is sitting on the bench along, another student should recognize that and take a seat, too. The idea came up when Christian was a first-grader at Central York School District’s Roundtown Elementary School and it spread from there. Christian rightly appears on a list of accomplished people, as you’ll see below.

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When Jefferson Borough’s square was all grass and its roads unpaved

Linked in/Neat stuff: Career timelines for famous York countians This is Jefferson’s square, with unpaved roads and a rounded traffic pattern, in a photo dated circa 1876, according to the ‘Codorus Valley Chronicles.’ Writing on the side of the photo, … Continue reading

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Bruce Arians part of a short list of big celebs, achievers with York County roots

Bruce Arians, a William Penn High School graduate, is seen here in 2007 after his promotion to offensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has since received yet another promotion: to head coach of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. He is among a slew of achievers from York County, Pa., who played big on the national stage.

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After years of achievement, York County baby boomers making their mark on state, national stages

After years of achievement, York County baby boomers are making their mark on state and national stages.

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Grammy nod propels Red Lion’s Halestorm to select status in York County history

Red Lion’s rock group Halestorm joins select group of York County performers in history.

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Adams County’s tiny East Berlin preserved in mighty way: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 13, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers East Berlin’s history, Dwight Eisenhower’s birthday, York’s surrender to the Confederates and Historic York’s fundraising.

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Off the beaten path in Wrightsville, Pa.: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Oct. 8, 2011

  Dianne Bowders, whose photo work is so familiar to yorktownsquare.com readers, captured another off-the-beaten path scene. It’s a black church on a side street in Wrightsville, Pa. She wrote in her Your Photos caption: ‘The Wrightsville African Methodist Episcopal … Continue reading

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York County celebs Jeff Koons, Del McCoury, Louis Appell, Art Glatfelter feted for contributions to arts

This colorful graphic, created by the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News’ Carrie Hamilton, appears on the York Sunday News front page today as part of preview coverage of the upcoming Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Also of interest: York, Pa.’s, … Continue reading

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Don’t forget Del McCoury on list of York County’s celebs

The Del McCoury Band — led by county native Del McCoury, right — brought bluegrass to The Strand-Capitol last New Year’s Eve. “Del McCoury doesn’t consider himself hip, but just about everyone who’s ever heard a bluegrass tune seems to … Continue reading

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