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Picturing History recalls York, Pa.’s ‘second banana’ Hotel Penn

‘My interest in the Hotel Penn,’ Jim Hubley wrote in the York, Pa., Daily Record on Jan. 26, 1985, ‘goes back to when, as a tot, I was impressed with the long, long porch which fronted the building in the early 1920s. In summer the porch was filled with guests rocking away or nestled comfortably with with their feet resting atop the porch railing. To me, it represented the height of affluence.’

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York County’s Hex murder: 5 more quick facts about the forever fascinating witchcraft case

Some quick facts and impressions about York County’s Hex murder case in which three accomplices killed a suspected witch.

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Of York County elections of years past, Bury burgers and Goodling apples

Bill Goodling, with his father, longtime U.S. Congressman George Goodling, readies a mobile marketing campaign for his first federal political bid in 1974. Bill Goodling went on to a long tenure in the U.S. House, where he became a ranking … Continue reading

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In hard-fought campaign, Mayor Huggy regained his mayoral seat in 1923

York, Pa., Mayor E.S. Hugentugler, second from left, is pictured with prominent folks at the massive 150th anniversary celebration of the adoption of the Articles of Confederation in York in 1927. Others, from left: S. Forry Laucks, chairman of the … Continue reading

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Part II: Aviator Charles Lindbergh scored links to York County, Pa., however tenuous

The old Cherry Street School is now the Lindbergh Education Center, a York City School District alternative school. It took its name from the nearby street, named after famed airman Charles Lindbergh in the 1920s. Also of interest: Part I: … Continue reading

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