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7 questions – and answers – to check your York Smarts

Ever since this scene appeared in the York, Pa., Daily Record, I’ve thought about such countless gatherings, morning, noon and night across York County. This typifies a piece of York County – past and present.

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Job of York Gazette & Daily journalists in 1960s: ‘Trying to help underdogs’

This photo of a giant York, Pa., sunflower came from the camera of Gazette and Daily photographer Carol Innerst. The reporter and photographer worked on the York daily’s staff in the 1960s, before moving on to metropolitan newspapers. By the … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen played York College of Pennsylvania before he became ‘The Boss’

Bruce Springsteen played York College of Pennsylvania before he was known as The Boss.

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Craig F. Walker becomes first York countian to win two Pulitzer Prizes

Denver Post photographer Craig F. Walker, a York Suburban High School graduate, multi-tasks on Monday. He hugs his son, Quinn,  and tells his mom he won a Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (It doesn’t get better than that.) That is … Continue reading

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Check out these iconic YDR photos fit for Facebook timeline: Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 30, 2012

Tractor’s square dance, yes square dance, at a recent Pennsylvania Farm Show. This photo, one of several available by the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News, is available for posting on Facebook’s new timeline feature. If you’re not a fan of … Continue reading

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10 more questions to test your York smarts, 2011 edition

This journalist got his start for the The Gazette and Daily (which he’s holding) under 0wner J.W. Gitt when no other daily newspaper would hire him. He went on to international fame, and a foundation today carries his name with … Continue reading

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