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.
( Paul Kuehnel, Daily Record/Sunday News/ York County Heritage Trust)
York County Fraktur could fetch thousands at auction
04/26/2015 04:43 PM EDT - A Daniel Peterman Fraktur will be sold at Wehrly's Auction on May 5. Fraktur is a style of lettering and an elaborate illuminated folk art created by the Pennsylvania Dutch. Full Story
Steam Into History commemorates President Lincoln's funeral train passing through York County
04/26/2015 09:40 PM EDT - Wearing a T-shirt with the words of the Gettysburg Address making up Abraham Lincoln's face, Cheyenne Fix isn't quite sure why she's interested in America's 16th president. Full Story
(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
ON THIS DATE
Today in History
Today is Monday, April 27, the 117th day of 2015. There are 248 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 27, 1865, in America's worst maritime disaster, the steamer Sultana, carrying freed Union prisoners of war, exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee; death toll estimates vary from 1,500 to 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
Penn Street Farmers' Market: 7 views help tell its 150-year-old story
04/26/2015 07:22 AM EDT
The Civil War was over, and York County, Pa., was striving to return to its life of relative peace as a farming community. Full Story
New way of seeing York, Pa: Rail trail opens up new vistas of city
04/25/2015 09:29 AM EDT - Well, here's a cityscape you don't see every day. Although now, you can, if you travel along the York County Heritage Rail Trail's Northern Extension. Full Story
Quacking duck ringtone helps firefighter rescue ducklings
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain. Full Story
Singer Jamie Barton wins the 'Heisman Trophy' of music
NEW YORK (AP) — The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice — and an earthy style. Full Story
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Sawyer Sweeten reportedly commits suicide
Actor, 19, played Geoffrey Barone on hit CBS show, alongside real siblings Sullivan and Madilyn.