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Remembering the heart of Nelson’s Market

Jon Ostby was more than a good neighbor

A black and white photo of Jon Ostby sitting on the bench with a newspaper next to two children.
Jon Ostby, who purchased Nelson's Market in 1984, sits on a bench in front of the York neighborhood hub reading the paper and visiting with a couple of local kids. Ostby passed away recently at age 75. (Photo courtesy of Otsby family album)
By Amy Kepferle Staff Reporter
Friday night was busier than usual at Nelson’s Market. The historic convenience store known
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