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Central York students combine journalism, law to probe historic criminal cases

The remote place just beyond this overpass in East Manchester Township looks safe. But it isn’t. Or wasn’t. Here, William Babner attacked a young man and woman, and after he assaulted and shot them, left them for dead in the … Continue reading

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How do you move a York, Pa., house? Mules and greased logs are out of style

How do you move a house today? In East Manchester Township this week, a house was moved via remote control. This rancher, in the Gross family for years, was moved to make way for a mammoth warehouse. In 1905, a prominent York Pa., farmhouse was moved via mules and greased logs.

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‘A’ work now being done in improved York Haven one-room school

Steve Kohr, well-known for his ownership of the Shady Lane estate and his generosity in opening that East Manchester Township treasure to the public, is working on this 1895 schoolhouse at 3100 Grandview Drive, York Haven. ‘We reproduced the bell tower, slate roof, wood repairs, repointed stone w/ lime mortar …,’ he wrote on Facebook.

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These 6 photos show what’s behind the gates at beautiful Shady Lane estate

The closing of a stone arch bridge on the Shady Lane estate in York County’s East Manchester Township gives YorkTownSquare.com an opportunity to provide more images from this beautiful place. The photo shows what most people know about the estate – those distinctive gates on the road between Emigsville and Manchester.

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5 memorable photographs from Sandy’s trip through York County

York Daily Record/Sunday News photographers produced dozens of photos and videos documenting Sandy’s trip through York County. Here are 4 of the most memorable.

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Will high-flying Red Robin, like predecessor Wright Bros. Lincoln Mercury, be marketing savvy?

Red Robbin is replacing the marketing savvy Wright Bros. Lincoln Mercury on a prominent site along Interstate 83.

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Part III: Using York County history to create community embodies a modern trend

Yorktownsquare.com covers a picnic of history-minded people who toured a former distillery site known as Shady Lane.

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