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York County’s Judicial Center opened 10 years ago. Can you believe it?

The entrance to the York County Judicial Center leads to a grand experience in the building’s tall atrium. The judicial center opened 10 years ago in October, 2014.

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Thinking about York, Pa., sunshine, even in a deep freeze

Here’s a break from the Deep Freeze of January 2014: A look at the ‘Codorus Eagle,’ courtesy of the camera of Mike Spyker. ‘The Codorus Eagle sits upon its favorite perch, searching for the next meal,’ Mike wrote in ydr.com’s ‘Your Photos’ section about York Pa.’s bird. He then added about this Dec. 10 photo: ‘Having had enough picture taking it takes off up stream toward downtown York.’ See other photographs of York County eagles at Your Photos.

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Frowning York, Pa., lion friendly compared to fierce faces in other architectural ornamentation around city

This artwork is about at ground zero in York County, Pa. It’s one of a series of architectural features captured in ydr.com’s Media Center: Architectural ornamentation. The gallery shows 15 examples of such architecture, including some scary ornamentation that plays a useful function. They serve as rain spouts

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Scott Butcher’s new book explains best of American architecture: Linked in to history, Dec. 5, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a new Scott Butcher book, a movement to buy local food, details about York County’s original courthouse and a plea to preserve the old York County Prison on Chestnut Street

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Should York’s Bradford pear trees get the ax? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 17, 2012

More stuff below:Stony Brook Drive-In/Courthouse columns/Harley tours Those Bradford pear trees that flower so beautifully? They might be a victim of attempts to refresh the largely vacant section of West Market Street leading away from the square. A consultant has … 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 County Courthouse, now Administrative Center. What do you call it?

Bill Schmeer, a veteran observer of the York County scene found this post card of the old York County Courthouse. He sent it along with this note: “This is very clever.  What did your town look like according to Penny … Continue reading

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