Where do people from York County, Pa., go on vacation? Wildwood, West Virginia and lots of other places!
Quite some time ago, I received this fun missive from longtime reader Jo Ott. Jo was at the York County History Center last year, doing some research on a one-room school in the Dover area. She relates, “The Trust has a huge file on one-room schools in York County and
Today’s weather was simply beautiful here, despite a VERY brief thunderstorm. I understand it was worse in some parts of the county, but we were very lucky. We headed outside in the late afternoon to the former Hawk Lake golf course, eventually to become the site of Memorial Hospital. It’s
As some of you know, I work primarily outside the office for the YDR; I come in once a week to do some in-office tasks and, of course, pick up my mail! Well, last night, my husband told me there was a really neat-looking pile of mail on my desk
I love Facebook. For better or worse, I really am on there all the time (to be fair, much of it is for work). One thing I’m having happen more and more often is that readers will find me on Facebook to share their stories and memories, which I think
No, I’m not sure “I love it when a plan comes together” was said in 1955. But I recently received, from two different people, a list of quotes from the 1950s that make for interesting reading today. First, I’d received a clipping from the Northern Adams/York Area Merchandiser, from Feb.
Many of you know longtime reader and commenter Betsy Baird. Well, Betsy shared with me a Christmas poem she wrote in 1970, along with an image from her Christmas messages of more recent years, and I asked if she’d mind if I shared them as my Christmas wish to all
Today’s the first day of winter! I already can’t wait for spring. But for fun, I thought I’d share this, which I received in an e-mail from my mom some time ago. (Comments in parenthesis are all mine; I don’t know the original source.) Winter in Pennsylvania If your local
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I thought today might make a fun time to look at some of the top things I’m thankful for about my life in York County, Pa. Please, share your “York thanks” in the comments too. I’d love to know what makes you glad to live here. These