Unnoticed, the lowly dandelion has conquered the world – Everywhere, they blossom. Viewed today as pests, Yorkers have a long history of relying on dandelions for food, wine, and home remedies.
The York County History Center invited historian H. W. Brands to speak about his latest book, Reagan: The Life. He entertained the crowd with story after story, including the impact of Reagan’s alcoholic father on his presidential career.
Between York’s streams and lakes, trails and parks, books and history, plenty awaits the outdoor adventurer who needs some calming renewal from nature.
Thinking back to your childhood front porch, what kind of materials made up your steps? For Hargraves, a fictional character from York, his wooden steps meant a life of poverty. Largely a love story, “Yellow Soap” by Katharine Haviland Taylor traces the life of a young man named Hargraves Bradly.
For the first time in York County history, Amish preserved land through the Farms and Natural Land Trust. Omar and Esther King share their story about living west of the river.
The drive to be “king of the hill” pushes two Yorkers to ride up the White Rose Motorcycle Club’s Jefferson hillclimb – one rides today, the other a local legend from the 1960s.
Turning off Tunnel Hill Road in Seven Valleys, I progress down a gravel lane. Trees shade the road from both sides, creating a green tunnel with peaks of light reflecting off my black Subaru Impreza. It’s 12:30 p.m. and I’m meeting Amanda Clark, the co-founder of Here with Us Farm
Leaving the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, I felt excited. Like when you’re driving home from work on a Friday, the window down, your left arm gliding over the air currents that force your fingers up and down in a wave. Right hand gripping the steering wheel with your thumb tapping