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.
Explore York County history through the eyes of amateur historian Blake Stough.
Chris Otto enjoys exploring the worlds of books, ephemera, history and folklore.
Artist documented 1976 bi-centennial celebrators in York
03/10/2014 09:24 PM EDT
Cliff Satterthwaite drew dancers on the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence Full Story
Readers share memories of roller-skating at Playland
03/10/2014 01:41 PM EDT - For some time, we've been sharing readers' memories of various businesses, restaurants and hangouts on the Only in York County blog. One topic that's generated a significant number of responses has been past roller-skating rinks. In particular, many readers recalled skating at Playland, a Springettsbury Township rink that eventually succumbed to a fire in the mid-1980s. Full Story
Shrewsbury: Transportation town that was home to well-known people
03/09/2014 08:56 PM EDT - The town long has been defined by highways, railroads Full Story
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
(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
(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
New word here: spionnetje. And they were once all around York, Pa.
03/09/2014 07:10 AM EDT
These mirrors let people know what was happening outside their homes Full Story
Jim McClure: Fastnachts and coffee soup — contrasting perspectives on 2 local traditions (column)
03/07/2014 01:42 PM EST - Two York County culinary traditions came together in the past month. First, a panel of Codorus Streeters told about their unfavorite breakfast dish — coffee soup. Full Story
(Mina Mitsui/Yomiuri Shimbun)
French bombshell Brigitte Bardot made Saint-Tropez a resort for the famous
Facing the Mediterranean Sea, Saint-Tropez in the south of France was once a rustic fishing village. It was actress Brigitte Bardot's visit that transformed the village into "a resort town for the rich and famous," where millionaires and celebrities spend their vacations. Full Story
6 easy $5 meals that will keep you (and your wallet) full
Whether you're working at a startup, in school, cheap or just flat broke, everyone can benefit from an inexpensive, yet delicious meal. Full Story
(AP Photo/Miami Beach Police...)
Justin Bieber gets May 5 trial date in Florida case
Justin Bieber is charged with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver's license. Prosecutor Daniel Diaz-Balart said no plea offer has been made for the 20-year-old pop singer, who pleaded not guilty. Full Story