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Fissel’s School: How students learned a lot in one room

This photo is part of the York Daily Record’s coverage of the open house at Fissel’s School in southern York County, Pa., last weekend.

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Rocks in the Glen turns into town where things happen, Part III

Glen Rock, Pa., residents experienced a retro weekend recently, with the return of the music of one of its most famous citizens and the return of a train to its well-worn tracks. Pennsylvanian Dr. Lee Zelley, grandson of famed ‘Parade Music Prince’ Roland F. Seitz conducts the Brodbecks Band in Seitz’s best known work ‘Grandioso.’

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Glen Rock’s Roland F. Seitz: ‘By his genius … he has earned the title of ‘Parade Music Prince’

Glen Rock’s Roland F. Seitz, 1867-1946, was internationally known but he made his music in his Pennsylvania hometown. Now, the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society plans a band concert to honor Glen Rock’s own ‘Parade Music Prince. ‘

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At the Glen Theatre: It was standing room only on Saturday nights at Glen Rock’s moviehouse

Long-time Glen Rock resident remembers the Glen Theatre in its heyday.

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Lightning flashes spotlight on Hanover’s Market House: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 17, 2012

More stuff below: Haines Acres/Band camp/York City Hall One of the seemingly daily parade of storms that are hitting this area produced a lightning strike that damaged Hanover’s market. Specifically, the market’s smokestack. (Why would a market have a smokestack?) … Continue reading

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Good night in Glen Rock: Dinner and a movie and the American dream, Part I

The Glen Theatre in Glen Rock, Pa., will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2013. It is the last operating movie theater outside of York City. This photograph, courtesy of the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society, was taken circa 1940. (Click … Continue reading

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Part II, Parade Music Prince Roland Seitz: From Glen Rock to Friday Night Lights

Conductor Roland F. Seitz is seen on the curb outside the Glen Rock Musical Association on 3 Main Street, then the Cramer building, in that southern York County borough in 1908. Seitz, a younger contemporary of ‘The March King’ John … Continue reading

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Parade Music Prince Roland F. Seitz: From Shrewsbury Township – Glen Rock to Friday Night Lights

Roland F. Seitz (1867-1946) was a York County, Pa., native and composer of marches who is remembered today. One of the pieces he wrote and arranged, ‘Grandioso March,’ appears on the ‘Friday Night Lights’ soundtrack. Background posts: Long Level and … Continue reading

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