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York Little Theatre lowered its arts & acting anchor at the old Elmwood Theater in 1953

This York Daily Record’s photo gallery featuring the York Little Theatre, the former Elmwood Theater makes you wonder about that old, but vastly remodeled moviehouse’s past. Its Belmont Street neighborhood is showing wear and tear, but the York Little Theatre … Continue reading

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Surely, this is York, Pa., at its best. And worst.

This is the City of York, Pa., at its best: Market day in the Beaver Street neighborhood that has been branded as the Market or Arts District. That’s the bright view at street level. Looming above are the crises facing … Continue reading

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York Symphony + Lawrence Golan + The Strand = A1 entertainment

This past week, York countians experienced a never-before-seen view of the York Symphony and a seldom-seen look at its concert hall – the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. In the first category, brand new conductor Lawrence Golan conducted the York Symphony before a full house. In the second, the YDR’s Jason Plotkin went on a dizzying tour of ‘upstairs’ at the Strand. Check out the video of that tour below, plus eight other pieces of information or links about the YSO and its beautiful concert hall.

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Nature took down two York County landmarks in Billy Foust’s town

Linked in/Neat stuff: Gettysburg museum to close/York’s love affair with oysters This photograph, sans foliage, gives a clear view of what’s left of the smokestack in Foustown after lightning crashed into its top in 2012 and a demolition team took … Continue reading

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The Judicial Center: Is it York County’s 4th or 5th courthouse?

The York County Judicial Center has offered the public views from all directions since it was dedicated 10 years ago. Here a visitor looks down on the Strand-Capitol complex on North George Street in York Pa. When it went up, the judicial center was among several high-profile projects new to York – the biggest and most expensive of them all.

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Picturing History: Who says things never change in York, Pa.?

Then and now. Then was 1890, top. Now is 2014, below. This is the view looking east in the first block of York, Pa.’s, West Philadelphia Street in York.

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You just don’t see buckaroos in York County, Pa., every day. But you do on Labor Day

The Wild West reaches the York County Northwest? Yes, it’s a rite of Labor Day weekend up there in Wellsville Pa.. The rodeo at Wellsville Frontier Days, operating since 1961, is an organization for people who love horses and equine activities.

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Did you weather these memorable blizzards in York County’s and nation’s past?

Check out these memorable blizzards, bad weather events from York County and the nation’s past

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Ella Fitzgerald’s show was ‘memorable, not Memorex’

This 1927 Wurlitzer theater organ, upper left, can rise from a lower level to of the Capitol Theatre to stage level, just as in the old days. It is still used to provide music and dramatic sounds for silent movies. … Continue reading

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