YDR editor Jim McClure shares his passion for local history and journalism.

Author Scott Mingus explores York County's rich Civil War heritage.

Historian June Lloyd looks at how things have converged on our hometown, past and present.

Stephen H. Smith shares a hodgepodge of explorations of York s Past.

Lifelong Yorker Joan Concilio offers a forum to discuss memories of York.

Chris Otto enjoys exploring the worlds of books, ephemera, history and folklore.

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Three sites in York County added to heritage program

07/30/2015 05:58 AM EDT
Three new sites have been added to the York County Heritage Program, which highlights places that make the county unique. 
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Beyond a bank: Windows into York history could go on public display
07/27/2015 10:54 PM EDT - Joe Jefcoat has walked past the former bank building on George Street in York's Continental Square many times. Full Story

Unity Park in Gettysburg unveiled by 15-year-old Civil War re-enactor
07/05/2015 08:48 PM EDT - A tiny patch of land now tucked between a Gettysburg school and an ice cream shop was once in the crossfire of a town literally divided by war. Full Story

  • Five new things to see at Gettysburg - 06/29/2015 01:34 PM EDT
  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR
    (Jason Plotkin - Daily Record/Sunday News)
    Ordinance to protect Camp Security artifacts passed

    There is concern the search for Revolutionary War prison camp will lead to more private hunting
    As archeologists gear up for another dig to find Camp Security, anyone planning on doing a little freelance excavation be forewarned: You could face up to $1,000 in fines. Full Story

    CIVIL WAR
    (Clare Becker — The Evening Sun)
    Lincoln's words resonate through annals of American history

    After 150 years, Gettysburg Address still an enthralling work
    Recalling what America faced 150 years ago, Gettysburg National Park Superintendent Bob Kirby said the struggle for human freedom and equality did not end with the Civil War. Full story
    ON THIS DATE
    Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, August 4, the 216th day of 2015. There are 149 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 4, 1790, the U. Full Story
    REMEMBER
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    Remember: The Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'

    Locals look back 50 years and share memories of The Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'
    It's an unlikely love story. Four skinny lads from Liverpool touched down in New York Feb. 7, 1964. Two nights later — after Ed Sullivan's stilted introduction — they played pop music on live television. Full Story

    HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
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    Jim McClure: Original Yorkblog.com history writer now doing 'something completely different' (column)

    07/31/2015 01:49 PM EDT
    He told about his book "Reputation Design+Build" that explores how professional architects and engineers need to develop personal brands to build their careers and "win project commissions." 
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    Tween series 'Project Mc2' puts smart girls in the spotlight

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yes, it's true. Women do run the world," the head of a females-only spy agency tells four schoolgirl recruits in "Project Mc2," Netflix's new series for tweens. Full Story
    Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

    'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.