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York County’s long meet up with Jeeps: From a World War II prototype to Tom Wolf’s Jeep

On the eve of the inauguration of Tom Wolf as governor of Pennsylvania, it’s an appropriate time to bring up a vehicle that helped him gain the driver’s seat of state governor. That would be Tom Wolf’s Jeep, popularized, in … Continue reading

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Those in uniform with York County links who die in line of duty should be remembered

Event-goers examine hand grenades mounted in a 1941 Willys Overland General Purpose Vehicle. The Jeep was among the military and police vehicles on display outside the York Police Museum on the first block of West Market Street in 2004. Police … Continue reading

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Jeep prototype has York County World War II roots

Several years ago, Ted Jenkins stood in bed of and talked to visitors in the “Liberation of New Oxford.” This was the Jeep he rode in while serving in World War II. The Jeep’s design came from York-Hoover, maker of … Continue reading

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