Sears'opened in 1928, and this store - its second - would serve as its longtime downtown home. Sears would operate at two other locations in its 90-year run in York.
After returning from WWII, Earl Shaffer struggled with depression. He found solace hiking, becoming the first person to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.
Construction scars on Highpoint are still visible, reminders that big challenges – preservation of York County’s sense of place – often demand bold actions.
A person peering through those familiar Elmwood pillars in the past 165 years would have seen an evolving York County. This picture shows the Elmwood farmhouse before it was moved in 1905.
Even though the census data may miss them, many Hispanics farm in York. This urban farm provides fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables to inner-city residents.
Joseph Garretson’s Northern York County home is important to the county's Underground Railroad story. It was the site of the first known shooting of a freedom seeker in the county.
Grassroots organizations like NENA gain momentum because they are directly connected with the people.
Leaders have emerged from the Parkway Homes and other public and affordable housing in York County for years. Retired WGAL anchor Ron Martin is one of the achievers who grew up in Parkway.
This building, York's Bond building, has seen many uses. But in a little over a week in April 1970, this East King Street building hosted an event that would influence York for decades.
With more and more development, the importance for land preservation and agriculture is on the rise.