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This mystery York, Pa., intersection was built for post World War II traffic

York, Pa., Daily Record Facebook readers respond to really engage with aerial photographs. They like to figure what has changed – and what hasn’t. If you’re also a fan, check out YorkTownSquare’s aerial photo category.

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This sports moment surely shows York, Pa., at its best: The hop seen around the world

The York Revolution’s Sean Smith is seen after the Revs pulled out a win against Sugarland in Atlantic League playoff action on Sept. 26. In the 8th inning, Smith had tied the game with a homer over the left field wall and hopped around the bases, a scene viewed hundreds of thousands of times in homes around the world. He injured himself rounding first base after running out the hit, not aware that the ball had cleared the outfield wall.

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In York, Pa., and Boston, Mass., police and emergency services workers are truly people who matter

A memorial garden featuring the names of firefighters and police officers who have died in the line of duty is to the right of the York County, Pa., emergency services building. The 911 center in Springettsbury Township is protected by a curved continuous concrete wall, between 18 and 24 inches wide.

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Ever wonder why this building is there? Linked in with neat York County history stuff – Sept. 20, 2011

Recognize this building front? If so, what was the building used for? Hint: It’s along North George Street, north of York City. (See answer below.) Also of interest:   All posts of York County landmarks from the start and  and  Does … Continue reading

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Check out this list of links about champion York Revs and baseball in York, Pa.

The York Revolution beat Bridgeport in dramatic style Saturday, Oct. 2, to win the Atlantic League championship. Here, the team celebrates after its 5-4 victory. (See video of the celebration below, plus a photograph of the Revs running onto the … Continue reading

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Brooks Robinson – and stories about his York, Pa., pro debut – enduring

Brooks Robinson’s statue is the key part of his namesake plaza at Sovereign Bank Stadium. The Hall-of-Fame third-basemen, who started his career at second base for the York White Roses, has fought back from a bout with cancer. Background posts: … Continue reading

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Phillies in York via 30-ft. TV: ‘Isn’t going to the ballpark the best part about a baseball game?’

The York Revolution take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs during a game during the 2008 season at York’s Sovereign Bank Stadium. The video board in the background will display an upcoming Philadelphia Phillies World Series game. For more information, … Continue reading

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