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York’s newest radio station, Community 106.1: ‘… A way to go much further than just the neighborhood’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Brodbecks Band comes to York/Bird’s-eye view of Santander First St. John’s isn’t the first church in York, Pa., to offer its steeple as a transmitting tower. Zion United Church of Christ is another. First St. John’s tower bears … Continue reading

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Photographs from York College of Pennsylvania’s archives help tell the school’s story

This photograph leads a gallery of several York College of Pennsylvania images that tell the story, however briefly, of this longtime community institution. This is an architectural drawing of the York Collegiate Institute building from the noted York, Pa., Dempwolf … Continue reading

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How one big York, Pa., building tells an even larger story

Today, this 210 York Street building house members of the rock band Live’s recording studio and headquarters of United Fiber & Data and ThinkLoud. Before Live moved into this 53,000-square-foot space, Bi-Comp was in there. And before Bi-Comp, Maple Press operated in this York, Pa., space.

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Versatile Dempwolfs designed York, Pa., mansions – and carriage houses

Linked in/Neat stuff: Dr. Charles Drawbaugh feted/History mystery rocks The work of Dianne Bowders appears again on YorkTownSquare. This one captures a familiar Dempwolf design in York, Pa. But not a mansion this time. Here is the York Township resident’s … Continue reading

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York City’s Fry-Brown house, worthy of a postcard, hidden in plain sight

This house on 601 E. Philadelphia Street became more noticeable with the demolition of neighboring houses. The York, Pa., dwelling stood out from its neighbors in its early days – 100 years ago – and today. Here, owner Wilbert Brown and Lynn Fry Custis, granddaughter of the original owner, are seen at the house.

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York County treasures, Part I: ‘So, why care about old – or historic – homes?’

The owner of the Peterman Shoe Company owned this 253 W. Springettsbury Ave. home. It is one of three homes mentioned in a recent York Sunday News op ed piece by preservationist Mike Johnson. These historic homes are, indeed, York County treasures.

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John C. Schmidt Mansion home of Preservation and the Arts fundraiser: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 20, 2012

The growth of Pennsylvania Arts Experience is further evidence that the arts scene is growing in and around York County.

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Famed Dempwolf architects designed big house in tiny Gatchelville, in rural York County

The Wilson house in York County, Pa.’s, Gatchelville is an example of a rural house built in a small town. The photograph was donated by Donald Wilson and will appear in an upcoming picture book to be published by the … Continue reading

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Dempwolf windmill graced north bank of York’s Codorus Creek in 1870s

This windmill, seen here in this photo from the York County Heritage Trust, operated in the 1870s in the Jefferson Avenue area, north of the Codorus Creek in York. Background posts: Dempwolf architects built York’s skyline, history and What was … Continue reading

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