Tag Archives: Murals of York

Dillsburg’s Jane Alexander: ‘A walking history textbook of the past 50 years of Pennsylvania politics’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Stauffer animal crackers/Veterans Memorial Bridge’s lights In his recent York Sunday News column, Gordon Freireich has this to say about Jane Alexander, the first female state legislator from York County: ‘When some people enter a room they … Continue reading

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What is more York County than Yorkco, now Johnson Controls?

Johnson Controls, heir to York Manufacturing and the long line of other York-area refrigeration and air conditioning names, is looking to move operations to Hopewell Township in southern York County.

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American Revolution contest prompts York County elementary class to do its homework

The Revolutionary War, specifically York’s role in that conflict, is highlighted in a York County Heritage Trust/York Daily Record digital contest.

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York County has experienced hope, disappointment, hope in past dozen years

York County’s 250th Anniversary celebration in 1999 gave the county a spurt of optimism, which has waned a bit since.

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Miller mini-murals oversee Mudhook microbrewery – Linked in with neat York County history stuff – July 20, 2011

A mini-mural of an original by noted 19th-century York County artist Lewis Miller is in the background on opening night at Mudhook Brewing Co. in York’s Central Market. The mini-mural, part of the Murals of York, appeared outside on Cherry … Continue reading

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