Only in York County author Joan Concilio remembers her friend and YDR correspondent Barb Krebs, who passed away March 22, 2019.
Only in York County readers seek information on Bott’s School in West Manchester Township, Mary Henry Homemade Candies in York, and Summit Grove Camp in New Freedom.
The March 23, 2013, edition of Ask Joan features follow-ups on Sleeger’s Furniture, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in southern York County, and some other former local businesses.
Betsy Baird shares a photo postcard of the former Besser’s Department Store in the Jacobus area, along the Susquehanna Trail south of York.
I had an especially fun “Only in York County” earlier today, when I went to vote at my polling place, Normandie Ridge in West Manchester Township. As I was registering, I heard from a poll volunteer at the table: “Are you … Joan, from the newspaper?” Well, word spread, and
Today’s letter comes to me from Jackie Tredway Korte of Red Lion, who you might remember sent me a clipping of some quotes from the 1950s. In her accompanying letter, Jackie talked about memories trigged by this post, in which reader Mary Kurman shared a photo of her family’s grocery
A newer correspondent wrote to me recently with memories of several places we’ve talked about; I am excited to be able to share! The letter comes from Pat (Patterson) Sanderson and her husband of 64 years, Ed. Pat writes, “Yes I remember Besser’s. I lived on a farm directly across
Today’s letter comes from William “Bill” Unger of Shrewsbury, who wrote to me earlier this month with some memories of various drive-ins around York County. Bill writes, “In 1955 I was a student at Susquehannock High School, in the 10th grade, I had a part time job @ $14.00/week, bought