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Who is the York Barbell man modeled after? And other fun History Mystery quizzes

A lot of people think this iconic weightlifter – the lasting memory many people have of York, Pa. – is York Barbell founder Bob Hoffman. It’s not Hoffman. Weigh in, if you can ID him.

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Old East King Street church in York gains rebirth with new congregation

Remember when York, Pa.’s, Trinity United Methodist Church was in the news and made it to the top of the best religion stories in York County in 2011? Potter’s House, an independent church, is moving in. The congregation has closed off the sanctuary, under the roof where the structural problems found by the city three years ago were identified.

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Sunday School orchestra plays on in York County church, as decades-old tradition continues

This is the view from atop Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown, Pa., several years ago when workers shored up about 15 feet of the 80-foot steeple on this 100-year-old church.Original deteriorating brownstones gave way to stones made from precast concrete. Far below and inside the building a Sunday school orchestra plays every week.

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You’d never know this West Manchester building was a one-room school: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Sept. 1, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers roadside giants, what’s new in Gettysburg and the sale of Trinity United Methodist Church.

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York County slate mining 21st-century style: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 6, 2012

  Slate mining was a primary occupation among the Welsh in southeastern York County, Pa., from about 1850 to World War I. But here Joey L. Wildasin of Joey L. Wildasin Slate Roofing mines slates in a different way. He … Continue reading

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Saved church tops York County Top 10 religion story list: Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 8, 2012

The battle to save the historic and architecturally significant Trinity United Methodist Church in York headed a list of top York-area religion stories in 2011. York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News reporter John Hilton compiled the list. The runnerup? The demise … 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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York, Pa., officials often have shown love affair with bulldozer blade

These structures occupied York, Pa.’s, Centre Square from the 1790s until their demolition in 1841. From left, the market house, replaced by two new houses in the early 1840s; York’s original courthouse, replaced by a courthouse on the East Market … Continue reading

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York, Pa.’s, condemned Trinity United Methodist Church offers lessons for the future

This is, appropriately enough, the first panel among many murals on the rear section of York, Pa.’s, Trinity United Methodist Church. The roof of the sanctuary section of the building is suffering structural issues, forcing the congregation to close the … Continue reading

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