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Primary Day History Mystery: This elected official, with a common touch, knew U.S. presidents

History Mystery, Pennsylvania Primary Election Day style: This York countian, right, has been a leader in his home county and a friend of U.S. presidents for decades. At the same time, this former educator has a common touch. Here, he … Continue reading

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York County, Pa., enjoys its big anniversaries, Part II: And there’s even more history to enjoy

The year was 1887, and Borough of York, Pa., turned into the City of York, Pa. This came exactly 100 years after the Village of York became the Borough of York. All this called for a major celebration, and the … Continue reading

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