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.

YorkTown Square: Recognizing Glen Rock's Neuhaus brothers: Sellers of everything from field plows to dynamite

10/05/2015 05:09 PM EDT
The Arthur Hufnagel Public Library's beginnings have very little to do with literature; in fact, the library building was one of two operated by the Neuhaus brothers, who sold everything from field plows to dynamite. 
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(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

(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
Today in History

Today is Thursday, October 8, the 281st day of 2015. There are 84 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On October 8, 2005, a magnitude 7. Full Story
(File — The Associated Press)
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

(Photo courtesy of the york county heritage trust)
Jim McClure: Assessing the legacy of York native Gen. Jacob Devers (column)

10/02/2015 11:52 AM EDT
Rich Robinson is a York countian with a passion to explore the life and times of Jacob Loucks Devers. 
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(Photo courtesy MGM/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions/TNS)
Daniel Craig on James Bond: I'd die before doing it again

“Spectre” actor says he doesn’t even want to think about it, though he does leave the door slightly open.