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How do you demall a mall? West Manchester Mall is example

Linked in/Neat stuff: George Trout’s book/York City in motionThis rendering shows what the West Manchester Mall will look like when it’s demalled. Turning malls inside out is becoming common today, making the climate-controlled covered shopping center experience a thing of … Continue reading

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Picturing History in York: When faces of 1941 cross paths with shoppers in 2014

Picturing York, a series of photographs combining the old and the new with a special technological flare, chose York, Pa.’s, Central Market as its first topic. It’s a good choice. The market is an icon of York and a central player in the burgeoning arts district.

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Where does Delone as in Delone Catholic come from?

These folks are posing at the groundbreaking for Delone Catholic in McSherrystown, just over the York County line in Adams County on July 17, 1939. So where did the Delone come from. The Evening Sun in Hanover explained that Charles J. Delone, center with Bishop George L. Leech, was a Harvard-educated, civic-minded attorney in Hanover. McSherrystown recently declared a day of remembrance honoring the 150th years since the date of Delone’s birth.

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How do you ‘demall’ a mall? Look at York County’s Delco Market Place

This 1990s aerial photo from York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News files shows the Delco Centre, right center, an enclosed mall, before it became Delco Market Place after ‘demalling,’ a post-2000 trend. A YDR story explained that to de-mall a mall, developers turn the shopping center inside out, designing stores so they face outward rather than inside. Plans call for a similar process to take place at the West Manchester Mall, left center. The YDR story noted that such a trend has already started at the early 1980s mall. Walmart is a standalone store.

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Springettsbury farmhouse provided a telling, troubling story about York County

Springettsbury farmhouse, part of Spring Valley Peacock Farms, provided a telling, troubling story about York County

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The Little Courthouse, almost forgotten, still stands tall: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 21, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Continental Square, the West Manchester Mall and Jeff’s Koons unusual design work.

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Huffington Post tells world about York County couple who died hours apart. Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 14, 2012

This is in many ways a picture of a typical York County couple, Richard and Nancy Trimmer, shown at wedding of their son in 1972.  But the couple was far from typical. They were very special. The high school sweathearts … Continue reading

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