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What’s on the horizon from this view atop a York, Pa., ladder truck?

This elevated scene shows York County, Pa., firefighters working to douse a three-alarm fire. From this vantage point, several building appear in the horizon. So here’s the question: What are we seeing in the background?

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Of a potter’s field, mass exhumation and a Figian cannibal’s reburial

Before York High School could be built at the turn of the 20th century, a cemetery for the indigent – Potters Field – had to be moved. So that exhumation project became what was probably the biggest such removal on York County, Pa.’s, record.

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What was the name of the eatery in the alley behind York’s Central Market?

Mention the Ramona Restaurant, a noted York City eatery, and you get all kinds of memories in return.

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White roses mark the spot at Albemarle Park: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 21, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Boy Scouts’ ‘Perversion Files,’ Albemarle Park and the death of media entrepreneur Joseph Rosenmiller.

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