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The latest layout of the proposed Mt. Zion Commons, on the northeast corner of East Market Street and Mount Zion Road, was presented to the Springettsbury Township Board of Supervisors on April 27, 2023 by the developers. That was done as a preview of their application of variance that will

When I-83 was constructed through York County in the 1950s, most dwellings taken by eminent domain were simply demolished. However when highway construction schedules allowed, these condemned structures were offered for sale; provided the buyer stuck to strict schedules and conditions. If the intent of the buyer was salvaging selected

The York County History Center Collection contains a neat group photo of hundreds of York Manufacturing Company employees; which was tentatively dated circa 1895. On the back is a label for Swords Bros. Photographers, 25 West Market Street, York, PA. This post pinpoints February 3rd, 1902, as the date the

Ted Schaefer inquired about the name of the Veterinarian with a practice on the triangular plot of land between South Queen Street and Springwood Road; in the “Queensgate” region of York Township. In that inquiry Ted pointed out a prior YorksPast post incorrectly identified that veterinary business as the Amber