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Rivera family, pioneering Hispanics, saw need and founded York, Pa., Spanish American Center

Dr. Edwin A. and Delma Rivera arrived in York, Pa., in 1962, as a pioneering Hispanic physician family. The couple saw the need for services – interpreters, housing, employment – for Hispanics in York. The York Spanish American Center emerged to address those needs.

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Vietnamese community in York County showing growth spurt

Motorists along North George Street in North York pass by the outside of the Vietnamese Alliance Church. Here, inside that church, Springettsbury Township’s Duong Huynh admires a flower decoration. The 70-year-old’s story was told in a York Sunday News story … Continue reading

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