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As a follow up to my recent post and York Sunday News article on the Red Lion Cabinet Company, here are photos of some of the millions of wooden radio and television cabinets turned out by the company from the 1920s through the 1950s. Lighting and angles are not ideal

The York County community of Jefferson is proud of its history. The citizens of the small town (2010 population–733) will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2016. I don’t know how they will marking the sesquicentennial, but they will have to go some to top the 1966 Jefferson Centennial celebration.

What started out to be a story just on the Penn Park alligators took some interesting twists. According to a 1930 newspaper account there were alligators in the park in the early 1900s and again starting in 1930. From what people have been telling me, the latter group was there

I know it’s not York Fair season, but we’re just coming out of Jimmy Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life) season, so this blog is somewhat timely. Years ago, probably when the Gazette and Daily became the York Daily Record, their mid-20th century clipping files were donated to the Historical Society