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This vintage 1957 International Harvester tractor clears 2015’s Winterstown snow

A recent snowy day in, yes, Winterstown, Pa., and Scott Hildebrand is at the helm of his vintage tractor – a 1957 Farmall 200. From York, Neb.’s Living History Farm comes this description of International Harvester and its Farmall line: … Continue reading

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Rural York County, Pa.: A lot happened in this one spot

Check out this old postcard photograph of the Mt Pleasant Lutheran Church, courtesy of Stewartstown Historical Society’s Doug Winemiller. That building sat on Route 24 between Winterstown and Stewartstown in Rinely, opposite its successor, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Doug located the church, whose congregation was organized in 1857, in front of the cemetery.

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York County school machete attack survivor: ‘The future will show me exactly what it’s for’

Recent Red Lion grad Sarah Amspacher sits at the memorial at North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School in Winterstown, Pa. As a kindergartener, she survived an attack by machete wielding William Michael Stankewicz.

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Winterstown principal about machete attacker: ‘I’m thankful that no one died in my school … ‘

Norina Bentzel, North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School principal, holds a letter of forgiveness she wrote to William Michael Stankewicz in 2009. Stankewicz refused to accept the letter. Also of interest: York County, Pa., educator recounts machete attack on ‘I Survived…’ and … Continue reading

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Part II: Former Spry Grammar School students still true to their school – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 13, 2012

James McClure’s Yorktownsquare.com blog covers several topics: the 100th anniversary of Spry Grammar School, Gettysburg tweeting, Ore Valley’s demolished station and the death of a local soldier.

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Is Gettysburg’s Gadsden flag’s rattlesnake history or politics? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 24, 2012

Other neat stuff, below: Bury’s burgers, Winterstown ice cream, Book Nook The Gadsden flag appears on several items for sale at the Gettysburg Visitors Center. A visitor has questioned why such a political symbol, associated today with tea party groups, … Continue reading

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