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More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Edgar Fahs Smith MIddle School in York Who was it named after? Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928), a college chemistry professor and noted chemist. Fun fact: Smith was possibly the most distinguished alumnus of York County Academy, a forerunner of

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Farquhar Park in York, plus numerous other sites (take your pick; in fact, comment and let me know what other “Farquhar” places there are!) Who was it named after? Industrialist A.B. Farquhar, who presented the city of York with

Note from Joan: I asked one of the coolest people I know in the newsroom, Matt Kinnear – one of our assistant sports editors – to guest-blog for me today. Hopefully, this will be the first in a series of posts by various people who have completely different “York experiences”