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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Camp Security dig likely in the wrong place

But a total of 162 acres have been preserved, so there is more of the landscape to explore
09/19/2014 04:17 PM EDT
They likely are not on the footprint of Camp Security or Camp Indulgence, archaeologist Steve Warfel said today. 
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York County's Judicial Center soon to observe 10th birthday
09/19/2014 02:08 PM EDT - The new courthouse was dedicated in October 2004. Full Story

Spear tip or knife found during Camp Security dig
09/18/2014 03:23 PM EDT - A volunteer found what is believed to be a prehistoric knife or spear tip while walking across a plowed field during an archaeological dig to find evidence of a Revolutionary War prison camp in Springettsbury Township. Full Story

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  • REVOLUTIONARY WAR
    Friends of Camp Security receives donation from bank

    Springettsbury Township supervisors also approved extending a deadline for the transfer of the property to October.
    York, PA - Friends of Camp Security recently received a $3,500 donation from M&T Bank for preserving a Revolutionary War prison camp. 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 Wednesday, September 10, the 253rd day of 2014. There are 112 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 10, 1939, Canada declared war on Germany. Full Story
    REMEMBER
    (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

    HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
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    Jim McClure: Two events, one theme: Individuals can affect change (column)

    09/13/2014 04:27 PM EDT
    Last weekend, people came together for two unrelated but instructive events on the same block in York city. 
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    June Lloyd: World War I air cadet from York runs into a problem
    09/12/2014 12:29 PM EDT - This year we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I (1914-1918). This would be the first conflict in which the military would take to the air in planes. Full Story

    (Koji Sasahara/AP)
    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
    (Donald Traill/Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
    Keyshia Cole arrested on suspicion of battery

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say Grammy-nominated R&B singer Keyshia Cole has been arrested on suspicion of battery after an altercation early Friday morning in Los Angeles. Full Story