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This former York countian has made it big. Can you identify him and how he did it?

He is a graduate of a ‪‎York County, Pa.,‬ high school and went on to found a company that produces an amazingly popular social media tool. And he has generously come back to his hometown to share how he did … Continue reading

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Can anyone ID these Scouts from York County in the photo? Linked in with neat history stuff, May 13, 2012

Stuff posted below: Eastern Market/Fluoridation/Continental Square  John Orendorff of York was on vacation in Maine when he ran across an item from York County – a Shrewsbury Lion’s Club calendar with is photo smack in its center. The calendar’s date, … Continue reading

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Ever hear of the Girl Scout Camp Gi-Sco-Ha? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 16, 2012

Did you know that a Girl Scout Camp operated for years near Codorus State Park? Cost-cutting caused Camp Gi-Sco-Ha to shut down in 2010, and the state has purchased the facility long operated by Girl Scouts In The Heart of … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Agnes produced Kreutz Creek library building 40 years ago. Read about it here.

Kreutz Creek’s  library building in eastern York County is profiled on a York County Library Pinterest Board, pinned by the York Daily Record/Sunday News’ Buffy Andrews. The building, of simple construction, has an interesting history. (Click on image to enlarge.) … Continue reading

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Historic photos + Pinterest = Interesting – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 1, 2011

How can one photograph go across the world? Dianne Bowders posted this old photo, titled ‘Riding the Bull,’ on ydr.com’s Your Photos reader-submitted photo area. Hundreds of people saw it there.The YDR’s Buffy Andrews pinned this wonderful photo to a … Continue reading

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Check out these old York County, Pa., photos of interest on Pinterest

Do you know what this building is? (Hint: The flat spot beside and apparent power lines beside it give some leads.) See answer below. This photo is an  image that Buffy Andrews of the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News posted … Continue reading

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