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York’s East Side district: A little industrial, some residential, a bit of history and several notable people

This is Dallas Street in York’s East Side district. And that’s Jasmyn Figueroa, right, whose family moved to this neighborhood  from West Market Street. A York, Pa., Daily Record story on this district explains that the family needed more space. … Continue reading

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Old York Color Works building visible, colorful symbol of progress in York, Pa.

The old Keystone Color Works building in York, Pa.’s, Northwest Triangle has gained a higher profile since developers presented a plan to convert it into luxury apartments. Then comes ‘Keystone Crossroads: Rust or Revival?’ showing a photo (see below) of the old factory … Continue reading

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York history mystery: Quiet factory now, but not so for decades

York Peppermint Patties came from this factory for decades. This cool-breeze candy is now made in Mexico, but you can still find restaurants and other sites around York County that proudly offer the candy gratis after the meal or for low cost as a snack.

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Mount Wolf history mystery – Old black locust log letters puzzles reader: Linked in to York County history, June 8, 2013

This old black locust log, with intriguing symbols, comes from the Mount Wolf area. Patricia Fitzpatrick Spencer posted a query on YDR Facebook asking for help in solving this York County, Pa., mystery.

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Dealing with York County’s identity crisis

Scull’s map of York County shows York as a busy crossroad community in 1770. The roads led to nearby towns and cities – just like today. Some people believe this proximity can be developed into a brand or theme for … Continue reading

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Cool York Peppermint Patties may go to hot clime

Harry Poet and Susan Myers talk outside 615 S. Pine St., the place where York Peppermint Patties were made for nearly 50 years. The confection gave York nationwide recognition. Also of interest: York Peppermint Patties: ‘York became synonymous with dark … Continue reading

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