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.

Kreutz Creek Presbyterian Church will unveil newly restored 1825 deed

It was signed by William Penn's sons, William and John, according to restoration officials
10/24/2014 02:36 PM EDT
The public is welcome to attend Sunday's unveiling of a recently restored original deed belonging to Kreutz Creek Presbyterian Church in Hellam Township. 
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Former, current owners work together preserve York's Hugh McCall Mansion
10/22/2014 10:44 AM EDT - The Hugh McCall Mansion, formerly The Women's Club of York, has become a reservoir of history. Still home to the club that the building was once known for, the stately East Market Street mansion also houses a large art collection compiled by the site's owner, Eric Salzano. Full Story

Individuals, groups are wanted to adopt 32 murals around York
10/21/2014 11:11 AM EDT - For folks who want to help preserve some of the most high-profile depictions of key events and people in York's history, here's your chance. Full Story

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 Saturday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2014. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 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: Lewis Miller's 'People' and YDR's 'Faces' meet up (column)

10/24/2014 02:17 PM EDT
Journalists around the newsroom at the York Daily Record/Sunday News are excited about the Faces of York County website that just went live. 
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Jim McClure: Highlighting Underground RR heritage shows 'this place matters' (column)
10/22/2014 08:03 AM EDT - Lancaster County recently gained an eighth spot on the National Park Service's Underground Railroad Network to Freedom list. Full Story

Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.