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York County Primary 2015: A quiz to test your York County election smarts

It’s primary time, so we’ll put up a pioneering elected ‪York County, Pa.,‬ official here. He was a respected attorney before he gained office and that reputation only grew in his short time as a judge.York County voters will seek to fill two county Common Plea Court judgeships this year starting with the May 19 primary. Can you ID this man of achievement?

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York, Pa., loves its brick buildings. But do we know why they were built?

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. Some buildings – such as this fortress-like building – you just motor right by, not knowing why they were built or what is in there now. Except that some readers did! Click on the … Continue reading

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Part III: How one spot in York County, Pa., tells much about what is going on around there

The ‘after’ photographs of the southeast corner of the Interstate 83 and Route 30 intersection, which could be considered the symbolic center of York County, Pa. Below, see the ‘before’ photographs. For a discussion on the old epicenter – Continental … Continue reading

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