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Central York students combine journalism, law to probe historic criminal cases

The remote place just beyond this overpass in East Manchester Township looks safe. But it isn’t. Or wasn’t. Here, William Babner attacked a young man and woman, and after he assaulted and shot them, left them for dead in the … Continue reading

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Throwback Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge lanterns: Nice, bright and impressive-looking

Linked in/Neat stuff: Red Rabbit restaurant/Hardscrabble York? This view, courtesy of the York, Pa., Daily Record, gives an interesting view of replica lanterns as they’re placed atop the Veteran Memorial Bridge, aka the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge. It also shows the old … Continue reading

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York County, Pa., criminal attorneys have long sought evidence from the grave

Roses rest on railroad tracks on Newberry Street during the annual Unity March in York, Pa.. The roses lay where Lillie Belle Allen was shot 40 years before. As part of the prosecution of the shootings of Allen and York City Police Officer Henry C. Schaad 30 years after they died, the bodies of the two victims were exhumed.

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York College of Pennsylvania scholar seeks oral histories about the York race riots

This aerial view from the camera of a York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer shows where railroad tracks cross Newberry Street in York. Lillie Belle Allen, visiting York, was slain when the car she was riding in stalled on those tracks. Police officer Henry C. Schaad also died from a gunshot wound sustained in race rioting in 1969.

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York County man’s first car? A 1956 turquoise Chevy ragtop: Linked in to York County history, 3/15/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers memories of reader’s first cars, farmers markets, sources about the York Race Riots and Gettysburg’s Historic Lutheran Seminary

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