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Stamp collecting becoming a hobby mostly for York County’s philatelic-loving gray heads

York countians are collectors. Sleds, antique toys. Stamps. All kinds of stuff. So with the increase of the cost of stamps today to 49 cents a piece, that hike is going to hurt the stamp collecting hobby. A YDR.com story says young people aren’t picking up the hobby. Too expensive. “How many people do you see here that don’t have gray hair,” a stamp enthusiast told the YDR at Saturday’s White Rose Philatelic Society of York, Pa., stamp show at the York Expo Center.Art Two of York County’s best-known stamps are shown here, the Four Chaplains and Articles of Confederation. Notice the escalation in prices from the post-World War period to the 1970s.

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Still photographs capture vintage West Shore Theater

Cross the steel bridge (rare nowadays) that spans York and Cumberland counties and you’ll be at the West Shore Theater quicker than you can watch a movie trailer. So the West Shore, like Glen Rock’s Glen Theatre and other area community movie houses, hasn’t solved the conversion to digital yet. York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Chris Dunn played on the challenge facing the West Shore in making still photos to go with a story about the 1940s theater.

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10 fascinating stories about Glen Rock’s ‘splendid little opera house’

The Glen Theatre looks like, well, it’s 100 years old on the occasion of a century birthday celebration recently. A plaque, explaining the auditorium’s long history, was dedicated as part of the birthday party. At the end of the day, this is my favorite description: The Glen served as the band hall for famed composer and Glen Rock’s native son Roland F. Seitz.

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Interstate 83 pileup worst York County mass crash in memory

Thanks heavens, no one was killed. But this pileup of 10 vehicles on Interstate 83 in southern York County this week was one of the largest in memory. Four tractor-trailers, five cars and one tow truck- hauling two vehicles – crashed near the Glen Rock exit. Seven people were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. A miracle.

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Good day in Glen Rock, Pa., Part 2

Before buildings went up at the Civilian Conservation Corps site in Glen Rock, Pa., tents provided the shelter. Tents will go up again on Sept. 29 as the Glen Rock community will provide a living history event interpreting this Great … Continue reading

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Good day in Glen Rock, Pa., Part I

Glen Rock, Pa., celebrates two pieces of its past on Sept. 29. The community will dedicate a plaque at the Glen Rock Theatre, built as a band hall for its community band and famed composer Roland F. Seitz. The community Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps. camp living history event is set earlier that day.

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The last picture show: Glen Rock’s Glen Theatre

The Glen Theatre is York County’s last active community movie house other than the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York.

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Glen Theatre in Glen Rock: Last community picture show outside York never ceases to fascinate

The Glen Theatre, York County’s last operating moviehouse outside of York City, continues to fascinate its fans

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At the Glen Theatre: It was standing room only on Saturday nights at Glen Rock’s moviehouse

Long-time Glen Rock resident remembers the Glen Theatre in its heyday.

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Factories made into lofts, York’s biggest growth industry – Linked in to York County history, Sept. 18, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Bury’s burgers, a viral video, and an interesting website covering old movie theaters.

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