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Where exactly are those underground comfort stations on York, Pa.’s Continental Square?

Some folks, aware of the underground comfort stations in York, Pa.’s, Continental Square, are nonetheless not sure where these men’s and women’s facilities sit. Well, the former planter that has caused the roof problems below marks the spot. The York Daily Record/Sunday News photo shows the circular planter’s footprint. So below the planter rests the restrooms.

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Light pierces a dark and stormy night in Glen Rock

On one cold, rainy and dark night, this illuminated building welcomed people passing through Glen Rock, Pa. That is the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library offering a welcome bright site and warm refuge against the elements. Not to get overly metaphysical here, but the light goes beyond what a warm room will do for the body. The brightness also goes to knowledge and understanding, all the good stuff that a library brings to the minds of community members. So Glen Rock’s library offered a warmth to body and mind on this recent night – and has done so for years.

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These old York County steps, Part IV: Where did they lead? Linked in to history, Nov. 10, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com features the Shady Dell, a Prohibition exhibit, and big recognition of York County artist Lorann Jacobs.

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