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York, Pa: ‘Colonial, industrial and modern.’ Surely, this is York, Pa., at its best

Linked in/Neat stuff: Downed York airman remembered/New home for York Factory Whistle? The York Daily Record’s Mark Walters captured this busy scene. And there’s a lot to take in. The circa-1741 half-timber Golden Plough Tavern is part of the Colonial … Continue reading

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Prospect Hill Cemetery moment honors heroes in emergency, armed services

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photograph captures a memorable moment Sunday at Prospect Hill Cemetery. Here we have U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, in military uniform, handing a folded American flag Michelle Miller, second from left. Michelle Miller is the wife of Loganville Fire Company chief Rodney Miller, who died in the line of duty earlier this year. The moment was part of a Court of Valor observance, tied to Sept. 11, 2001. The Court of Valor bears the names of more than 300 military veterans who earned medals for valor or sacrifice. So the day was a moment in recognizing heroes in the emergency services and armed services.

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In York County, we are tough and rough on our landmarks: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 27, 2012

The Gazette and Daily’s July 1968 calendar entry explains this scene: ‘This interior view showing the elaborate framing of the old Detter’s Mill bridge over the Big Conewago near Harmony Grove won first place in a Keystone Roofing Company contest … Continue reading

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