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York a bit late in publicly demonstrating its love of books and learning

The old picture shows children gathered around the Martin Library circulation desk after a story time in this undated photo. York, Pa.’s, Martin Library opened its doors in 1935, but Yorkers could have enjoyed a library at the turn-of-the-century

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Did you know that Voni B. Grimes helped oversee Penn State York’s growth? Linked in to York County history, 3/13/13

York Town Square covers a scholarship in Voni B. Grimes’ honor, a Historic York Inc. preservation program and a growing stable of Civil War bloggers on Yorkblog.com.

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These old York County steps, Part II: Where did they lead? Linked in to York County history, Nov. 5, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com provides links to improvements to Penn Park, an exploration of Baumgartner’s Woods and a preview of Articles of Confederation Day.

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10 top links to coverage of the life, death and legacy of Joe Paterno

This is the front page from the York Daily Record/Sunday News today, leading in to comprehensive coverage of Joe Paterno’s death.  The coverage also included many stories and photos on ydr.com and social media. Here’s one example from Twitter, Daily … Continue reading

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Part 3: How we can further disrupt discrimination in York County

The former Fraternal Order of Eagles building on Philadelphia Street in York, Pa., now named Marketview Arts, will include space for artists and students including those from York College of Pennsylvania. The three local college’s involvement in the city will … Continue reading

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Part II: Often forgotten: Achievements of people named on building facades

These 13 men bought Harley-Davidson in 1981 from American Machinery and Foundry. They are, from left, standing, John Hamilton, Jeff Bleustein, Kurt Woerpel, Chris Sartalis and Willie G. Davidson; seated from left, James Paterson, Tim Hoelter, David Lickerman, Peter Profumo, … Continue reading

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