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These 5 cityscape views came from atop old York Federal building

A York, Pa., Daily Record staff member found these photographs in a desk, and I grabbed them up for a viewing here on YorkTownSquare.com. The photographer stood atop what was then the York Federal Bank building, now York City Hall. The photos must have come when the bank building was being built in the mid-1970s. The parking lot in view here at King and George is now an parking garage and office building.

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New York Wire factory whistle commentary delivered to readers via Google+

New York Wire’s factory whistle concert may be endangered again, with the reported closing of the company’s East Market Street factory. Musing about this on a recent Google+ post.

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Another giant piece of S. Morgan Smith’s legacy: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 21, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Ike’s farm, S. Morgan Smith’s legacy and a Smith family member who chose art over industry.

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Lightning flashes spotlight on Hanover’s Market House: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 17, 2012

More stuff below: Haines Acres/Band camp/York City Hall One of the seemingly daily parade of storms that are hitting this area produced a lightning strike that damaged Hanover’s market. Specifically, the market’s smokestack. (Why would a market have a smokestack?) … Continue reading

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Did you know these 5 things about the old York City Hall?

City Hall booklet example of prizes that come with annual used book sale – the Book Blast.

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York City Hall touts Colonial history, but city is mainly Victorian: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 12, 2012

This longtime York Federal/Waypoint/Sovereign Bank Building on York, Pa.’s, South George Street is being transformed into York’s City Hall. The city’s choice of this visible venue presents an interesting cultural irony. The Colonial-style building promotes York City’s 18th-century past particularly … Continue reading

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