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The crew filming the ‘York Plan’ movie during 1942 utilized the Ritz Theatre as their testing laboratory for daily film screenings. The Ritz was one of the oldest movie houses in York, originally established in 1910 as the Scenic Theatre; then featuring a vaudeville act and showing several silent films

Glass Shiny-Brite ornaments, purchased at Woolworth’s in York, have decorated our Christmas trees since the 1950s. In the 1960s production of Shiny-Brites moved to a plant in Emigsville. The Shiny-Brite brand was the brainchild of Max Eckardt; who began as a major importer of European Christmas ornaments. However, with the