Monthly Archives: April 2013

Jim McClure’s ‘East of Gettysburg’ now available
as an e-book through Amazon

York historian and York Daily Record/Sunday News editor Jim McClure released “East of Gettysburg” as an e-book in April 2013.

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Collinsville Community Library offers chance to read to horses

Collinsville Community Library offers reluctant readers a chance to sharpen their skills by reading to horses. The next reading time is May 14, 2013.

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Dover fisherman, author to sign books near Hanover

Dover fisherman and author Lee Snyder will sign copies of his deep-water fishing guide, “Monsters of the Abyss,” Saturday, May 18, 2013, at F&S Yamaha and Marine.

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Girls Scouts to become reporters for the day at
Mason-Dixon Public Library

Sarah Chain and other York Daily Record/Sunday News journalists will bring The NewsVroom to Mason-Dixon Public Library May 8, 2013, for a program with middle school-age Girl Scouts on reporting.

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Mason-Dixon Public Library

Teen Takeover takes on the April Poem of the Month

Each month, a member of YDR’s Teen Takeover staff writes a poem in response to the Poem of the Month prompt. Madeleine Nesbitt wrote a great daylight savings time poem last month. I chose the prompt for April with National Poetry … Continue reading

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Series Sunday: ‘Dragon Keeper’ by Robin Hobb

Each Sunday, Caryn Rupert shares a book from a series. You can read along with her, or add the books to your own reading list. This week, she read “Dragon Keeper,” the first book in The Rain Wilds Chronicles by … Continue reading

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April writer’s retreat inspires area authors

York-area writers share their thoughts about the writer’s retreat in downtown York April 12-13, held by Manchester Township writer Christine Lincoln.

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‘The Husband List’ by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly

Caroline Maxwell, wealthy New York heiress of 1894, has a problem. Her mother wants to marry her to an English nobleman, but Caroline isn’t sure she wants to be married. This book was just the entertainment I needed after trying … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day offerings at York-area businesses

It is that time of year again when geeks unite — Free Comic Book Day! York County comic book shops are gearing up for an epic celebration.

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Maltese Falcon’

Dan Rorabaugh opens the case on the book and movie versions of the detective story ‘The Maltese Falcon.’

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