Only in York County readers are seeking information about a former apple plant, Stony Brook Elementary and Hively Park.
Only in York County readers share memories of the York Fair, talk about rodeos including the upcoming Wellsville Frontier Days rodeo on Labor Day, and discuss a 1944 Daily Vacation Bible School.
The Oct. 30, 2014, edition of Ask Joan features questions on the history of schools in the Dillsburg area and memories of the 1500 Club in West York, PA, as well as follow-ups on Fisher’s Restaurant’s oysters and a downtown York 5-and-10 store.
Sorry for the lateness of today’s post. I’m working hard so that I can clear my work decks for a busy week and weekend out of the office. Tomorrow (or today, by the time many of you are reading this), July 30, come see and other members of my tae
More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Wellsville, a small borough in northern York County Who was it named after? Abraham Wells, a whipmaker, was the town of Wellsville’s founder. The original industry of the town included Wells’ whip factory, as well as a tannery where
More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: William Wells Young Memorial School in the Northern York County School District Who was it named after? William Wells Young, who died from diphtheria as a child. William was the son of Harriet and Richard Young; Harriet was the
While traveling in Virginia back in February, I happened upon the sign for a place I hadn’t seen in ages – a Little Caesars pizza shop! I always loved their commercials: “Pizza pizza!” (Also next to another favorite, Chick Fil A!) Anyway, the only Little Caesars that I knew of
So the winner for the best P of York County is… Pinchot State Park, which edged out Pfaltzgraff by only a few votes! Mike, Dianne and Lorie all suggested Pinchot, and I admit it won my vote, too. Jo made a good point; she wrote: “P voting is the hardest
More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Gifford S. Pinchot State Park, Warrington Township Who was it named after? Gifford S. Pinchot (1865-1946) was a two-term Pennsylvania governor, first elected in 1922. Pinchot created the first Pennsylvania state budget, erased the state’s debt and gave himself