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Central York Middle School began as North Hills Junior High School, which opened for student use on April 24, 1961. This post combines all answers to recurring questions that readers have posed about North Hills since my post of two years ago about reminiscences of walking to North Hills School. Questions ranged from the school’s mascot, colors, flag and alma mater; to the pay phone location.

Stephen H. Smith will be sharing some historical stories about Yorkshire as the lead speaker in a walk through that Springettsbury Township community on Saturday September 23, 2023 at 3:00 PM. The walk begins at the Yorkshire Elementary School parking lot on Maywood Road. My comments will serve as an

Turk Pierce, former Editorial Page Editor of The York Dispatch, walked 1.8-miles to Miller’s One-Room Schoolhouse in the York Valley; from a hilltop home, adjacent to the present Rocky Ridge Park. He shared a detailed description of that walk, which allowed illustrating the route via a historic aerial photo. To

During the Yorkshire History Walk on September 18th, I had requests for copies of my talks. In the coming days, my presentations, at each stop, will be posted as a series of YorksPast articles. This post focuses on Stop 9, at the intersection of Maywood Road and 5th Avenue; highlighting