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Rivera family, pioneering Hispanics, saw need and founded York, Pa., Spanish American Center

Dr. Edwin A. and Delma Rivera arrived in York, Pa., in 1962, as a pioneering Hispanic physician family. The couple saw the need for services – interpreters, housing, employment – for Hispanics in York. The York Spanish American Center emerged to address those needs.

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José Hernandez left ‘great legacy of service and love towards the Hispanic community’

Early York County Hispanic leader José Hernandez left ‘great legacy of service and love towards the Hispanic community’

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Latinos keep York above 40,000 population threshold: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 22, 2011

William Arais kneels during Rosary prayer in an Our Lady of Guadalupe event at  St. Mary’s Roman Church in York earlier this month. Latinos in church and around the city are more visible than a decade ago. In the past … Continue reading

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York, Pa.’s, Spanish Council organized in 1974

The York Daily Record/Sunday News is running a four-day series on Latinos in York/Adams and surrounding counties. It is focusing on the second generation of Latinos to live here, a fast-growing segment of the American population. When did the first … Continue reading

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