Monthly Archives: December 2013

The best (and worst) books of 2013

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists some of her favorite — and not-so-favorite — reads from 2013.

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Author Howard Ernst to speak on Chesapeake Bay at Adams County Ag Center

Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve will host Howard Ernst, author of “Fight For the Bay,” Jan. 28, 2014, at the Adams County Ag Center in Gettysburg, Pa.

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Jim McClure, Scott Mingus Sr. to sign books at YWCA of Hanover

Jim McClure and Scott Mingus Sr. will sign copies of “Echoing Still: More Civil War Voices from York County, Pa.” and other titles Jan 2, 2014, at YWCA of Hanover.

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Dan Rorabaugh reviews ‘The Desolation of Smaug,’ the second film in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy, and compares it with the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Culture and Main, episode 39

Episode 39 (original airdate 12/5/13) SPECIAL LIVE EPISODE feat. The Wizard of the Cigar Box Guitar, Justin Johnson performing “A Roots Christmas” / A Barbershop Holiday with The White Rose Chorus / Wally & Patrick of The Underground Lounge What … Continue reading

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BAM best-sellers for the week of Dec. 21

The best-sellers at the Springettsbury Township Books-A-Million for the week ended Dec. 21, 2013.

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My daughter’s top 10 favorite books of all time (so far)

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists ten favorite reads of her 9-year-old daugher, Raina, in this Dec. 24, 2013, post.

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Versify offers gift ideas for poetry lovers

Stacia Fleegal offers gift ideas for poetry lovers this holiday season on Versify, York Daily Record/Sunday News’ poetry blog.

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Catching up with Culture and Main

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted a new episode of Culture & Main, but that has everything to do with this being a busy time of year, for me personally and at the YDR, and nothing to do … Continue reading

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Culture and Main, episode 38

Episode 38 (original airdate 11/21/13) LIVE PRE-THANKSGIVING EPISODE!!! with co-host, musician & event host, Ronn Benway featuring Spoken word by “I Am Words” from Harrisburg / beatboxing with Tony C / music by The Ok-Ok’s / a visit from district … Continue reading

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