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Nazis murdered downed World War II airman from York, Pa., Part 10

The R.W. Zercher on this monument in Apeldoorn in the Netherlands was known as Bob Zercher in his home county of York, Pa. He worked at York Corporation, served as an airman, survived the crash of his B-17 Flying Fortress … Continue reading

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Yorkco’s first female engineer: ‘She wants to be a real honest-to-goodness engineer’

Two female engineers entered the York workforce at York Corporation late in World War II.

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What is more York County than Yorkco, now Johnson Controls?

Johnson Controls, heir to York Manufacturing and the long line of other York-area refrigeration and air conditioning names, is looking to move operations to Hopewell Township in southern York County.

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