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)
Picturing History: Looking back at York County

03/11/2015 05:02 PM EDT
Catch up with past installments of Picturing History, an interactive photo project that aims to visually represent change in York County. 
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Explore York County Heritage Trust properties, future plan in interactive map
05/17/2015 05:12 PM EDT - The York County Heritage Trust proposed four options when it released "Pondering Change: An Open Approach to Our Future" and asked for public input. Full Story

York County Heritage Trust nears decision on possibility of downtown 'history campus'
05/17/2015 09:34 PM EDT - The most ambitious option the York County Heritage Trust is considering for its future has some development leaders excited, but they'll have to wait at least until early June to see which direction the trust will take. Full Story

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 Sunday, May 24, the 144th day of 2015. There are 221 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 24, 1935, the first major league baseball game to be played at night took place at Cincinnati's Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1. 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
(file — Daily Record/Sunday News)
Jim McClure: How bad is crime in York? It's an old question, but a good one (column)

05/22/2015 10:40 AM EDT
Kim Bartenslager of Dillsburg traveled to York Township's Heritage Hills for the annual York Daily Record/WGAL town meeting in April. 
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Vacuum cleaner hospital? Yes, York, Pa.'s hosted one since 1928
05/21/2015 06:52 AM EDT - Last month, the York, Pa., Daily Record's Paul Kuehnel explored Roosevelt TV's longtime business on, yes, Roosevelt Avenue in York. Full Story

Colorado city going dark this weekend to help stargazers

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — Telluride residents were asked to turn out the lights on Saturday night and early Sunday to help stargazers see the night sky free of light pollution. Full Story
(Lionel Cironneau/AP)
All eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d'Or

CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Full Story
( Jeffrey R. Staab )
David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.