Tag Archives: Middletown

First Post, the former Road House restaurant now renovated in Springetts, welcomes first diners

Linked in/Neat stuff: Ron Wolf in NFL Hall/Friends help Elks Theatre Remember the Road House Restaurant in Springettsbury Township? It’s now the First Post, and it just opened. And the major renovation of this old place (seen here while work … Continue reading

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In quiet Dallastown, Pa., check out these signs of change

The opening of the Krua Thai Cafe signals change in Dallastown. First, it’s a productive reuse of an older building – a former bank building. Notice the neat effect of the vault in the background. The exit of the bank from Dallastown several years ago was lamented by some. It was then Dallastown’s only bank. Further, this is probably the first exclusively Thai cuisine to be offered from an eatery in the borough, showing the changing tastes of a changing population and Dallastown and that southeastern York County region that was historically Pennsylvania Dutch. (See a picture of the cafe’s exterior below and additional photos in this gallery).

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Old Eastern Market: Obscured by New Eastern Market + garage + time

The old Eastern Market, then and now. Before there was the New Eastern Market in Springettsbury Township, there was the old Eastern Market on East Market Street in York, Pa.

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A night out in historic Middletown. Indeed, Middletown, Pa.

The Saturday night out started in Hummeltsown, or was it Hershey?, at the Cocoa Beanery. At any rate, it’s only a few miles from Middletown, Pa.,, that Susquehanna River town that bills itself as Dauphin County’s oldest community, dating from 1755.

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Where can this Susquehanna River plaque be found? Linked in with neat history stuff: March 30, 2010

The message in this plaque gives some clues about its whereabouts. Hint: It’s not in York County, Pa.. Second hint: It’s been in the news recently. Stumped? See second York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photograph below for the answer. Also … Continue reading

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