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Testing your knowledge about York, Pa., history: Where did York County Academy stand?

Other quizzes below: What’s that umbrella doing in an area church/York’s fatal Lassa fever case History Mystery: When York Little Theatre was five years old, it operated out of the late 1700s York County Academy. That academy building was demolished … Continue reading

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Easter forgiveness, reconciliation and Amish grace

In these days of the ridiculous “Amish Mafia” reality show, the grace of the Amish should be placed more squarely under a strong spotlight – a spotlight appropriate for Easter Day

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Can you locate this lovely Last Supper sculpture in York? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 11, 2012

This sculpture of The Last Supper, carved out of one piece of solid marble, rests in the chancel of a York County church. Can you place this wonderful artwork? (See answer below.) Also of interest: Charles Rudy was a York … Continue reading

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Latinos keep York above 40,000 population threshold: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 22, 2011

William Arais kneels during Rosary prayer in an Our Lady of Guadalupe event at  St. Mary’s Roman Church in York earlier this month. Latinos in church and around the city are more visible than a decade ago. In the past … Continue reading

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