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

02/26/2015 04:27 PM EST
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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Former York Water Co. steam engine to be a showpiece in new museum
03/03/2015 06:48 PM EST - The National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem is expected to open next year A steam engine that helped The York Water Company deliver water to homes for decades is being installed in a new museum that will highlight America's industrial history. Full Story

Picturing History: The Lady Linden in York
02/26/2015 04:22 PM EST - See the Lady Linden, a stately Queen Anne home on York's Linden Avenue, as it looked in about 1890 and today. Full Story

  • Finding history in old outhouses - 01/19/2015 10:10 PM EST
    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
    Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 3, 1945, the Allies fully secured the Philippine capital of Manila from Japanese forces during World War II. 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

    York County Science Fair, founded in 1984, gives winners a chance to become 'rock stars'

    03/03/2015 10:24 AM EST
    The York County Science and Engineering Fair has become a rite of March in York County, Pa., Schools. 
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    Jim McClure: Royal Square, then and now, in photos (column)
    02/27/2015 12:06 PM EST - York Daily Record business staff placed the rise of Royal Square on the short list of top stories in 2014. Full Story

    New Mexico couple gets engaged, then stranded on mountaintop

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An ecstatic New Mexico couple who got engaged on top of Sandia Peak had to curtail their celebrations after getting stuck for hours because of high winds. Full Story
    (Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
    Canadians 'Spocking" the image of ex-PM on $5 bill

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character. Full Story