Originally published on Page A1 of the York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, October 2, 2011.
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By LAUREN BOYER
Daily Record/Sunday News
As the clock struck 6 p.m. Friday, York Galleria mall security guards, clad in white shirts and trooper hats, marched to the call of duty, manning their posts near Boscov’s and JC Penney – gateways to the forbidden land.
They checked IDs, turning some away like bouncers at a club, sending a clear message to unsupervised minors wandering the halls:
You’re not welcome here – from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, at least.
That’s when anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian older than 21 while shopping in the Springettsbury Township retail complex. Continue reading