Looking for some old and new recipes involving applesauce? Maybe some information on a former South Queen Street venue for live music? This edition of Ask Joan could help!
Readers of Only in York County like to find out why things in the area are named what they are… even if they can’t always agree on which variant is “right!”
Only in York County readers share more information on the former American House hotel and Western National Bank, both of which formerly occupied the corner of West Market and Newberry streets in York, Pa.
A wonderful pamphlet detailing those buried in the churchyard of First Presbyterian on East Market Street led to an unexpected York County connection.
A reader who shared old newspaper clippings of recipes and ads sent Joan Concilio on a hunt for more information about former columnists and made her feel like, well, maybe there really is nothing new in local journalism!
Only in York County readers seek information about downtown York Christmas decorations, and share a Christmas gift from a previous year featuring the former Green Hedge Service Station in Dover.
Reader Tom Whitcraft shared a booklet from the 1981 Tracy’s Family Folk Festival, which contained information about his father and aunt, well-known local singers who performed as “Frank and Mary.”
Only in York County readers share their memories of a longtime area hairdresser, share some memorabilia and ask about phone changes in the county.
An unnamed reader recalled former downtown businesses along East Market Street, including a newsstand, a theater, a sporting goods store, a popular club, some service stations and more!