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Original Yorkblog.com history writer now doing ‘something completely different’ a decade later

Also below: See photo of Saginaw’s Meadowbrook Pool, from Joan Concilio’s Only in York County blog Yorkblogger June Lloyd writes about a lot of interesting things in York County’s past. A specialty is to keep readers informed worldwide about Camp … Continue reading

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The 4 Yorkbloggers still writing about history. But make that 5.

Readers discovered the old York, Pa., Hiway Theater in June 2013 when Yorkblogger Joan Concilio compiled reader memories of the long-gone moviehouse. This is one way that Yorkbloggers ply their craft: They ask for – and receive information and memories from others. They bring it together and redistribute it in a winsome way so that others might enjoy the moments.

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The 4 Tweeters use iPads, cell phones to tweet Devil’s Den battle, 140 characters at time

Four journalists tweeted the reenactment of the Battle of Devil’s Den at a farm near Gettysburg.

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York City Hall touts Colonial history, but city is mainly Victorian: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 12, 2012

This longtime York Federal/Waypoint/Sovereign Bank Building on York, Pa.’s, South George Street is being transformed into York’s City Hall. The city’s choice of this visible venue presents an interesting cultural irony. The Colonial-style building promotes York City’s 18th-century past particularly … Continue reading

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