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.

York County celebrating its birthday today

08/19/2014 05:16 PM EDT
County, founded in 1749, is 265 years old toay 
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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, August 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On August 20, 1914, German forces occupied Brussels, Belgium, during World War I. 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
York County celebrating its birthday today

08/19/2014 05:16 PM EDT
County, founded in 1749, is 265 years old toay 
Full Story

This simple York building bears a ornate marquee
08/18/2014 07:36 PM EDT - South Queen Street building draws questions about its fancy facade Full Story

86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife. Full Story
(Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, file)
NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show.