Monthly Archives: July 2012

Deadline extended for Yorkfest youth literary competition

Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival extends the deadline for its Youth Juried Art and Literary competitions.

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Jonah Lehrer, of York roots, admits doctoring quotes

Author Jonah Lehrer, of York roots, resigned from The New Yorker after admitting he fabricated quotes from Bob Dylan in his 2012 book, “Imagine.”

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George Appelt Jr. to sign copies of ‘Shepherd’s Fall’

Lebanon County author George Appelt Jr. will sign copies of his debut novel Aug. 4 at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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This week: Honey Day at Brown’s Orchards

Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market partners with York County Libraries and other healthy-lifestyle organizations for Honey Day Aug. 4.

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Show us your shelves, win Hersheypark tickets

Enter the “Show Us Your Shelves” contest for a chance to win a family four-pack of Hersheypark tickets.

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Series Sunday: Chatting about Meg Cabot, ‘Insatiable’ and vampires

I spent this past week re-reading a book I already reviewed about two years ago: “Insatiable” by Meg Cabot. In my review, I said I’d be the first in line for the second book. Well, I wasn’t exactly the first … Continue reading

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‘Calico Joe’ by John Grisham

It’s the summer of 1973, and Paul Tracey, an 11-year-old baseball fan, becomes captivated by the record-breaking play of one Joe Castle, just called up from the minors to play for the Chicago Cubs. Castle is breaking records, homering three … Continue reading

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Join us for How to Get it Published Aug. 9

Join the York Daily Record/Sunday News Aug.9 for a “How to Get it Published” seminar, for local clubs, teams, businesses and organizations to learn about community engagement.

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York County Conservation District
releases ‘PA Wildlife Journal’

The York County Conservation District will hold a book signing and art show for its recent release, “PA Wildlife Journal: Birds and Mammals” at Shank’s Mare’s Art & Outdoor Fest Aug. 4.

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From Page to Projector: ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews the first book and movie of the Harry Potter franchise.

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