Monthly Archives: October 2014

‘Murder in the Stacks’ examines culture, cold case

By Tom Barstow tbarstow@ydr.com @ydrbarstow on Twitter When looking back on the late 1960s, Americans often are nostalgic for the Summer of Love — 1969 was the year of Woodstock, after all. Harrisburg writer David DeKok reminds us in his … Continue reading

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Poll: Which book is the scariest?

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From Page to Projector: ‘Pet Sematary’

‘Tis the Halloween season, and few authors’ works are more fitting for the occasion in both book and movie form than Stephen King. I’ve reviewed King classics “The Shining” and “Carrie” previously in this space, and this year, I thought … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Birthright’

Have you ever thought about what the child characters of great adventure stories, such as “Peter Pan,” “E.T.” or “The Goonies,” had to deal with once the adventure is over? You aren’t alone — author Joshua Williamson has thought about … Continue reading

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Game Cloud: Halloween quiz

I have another gaming platform to play with. YAY! It’s Game Cloud and I’m super excited to see what I can do with it. For starters, I built this Halloween trivia quiz.

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Arthur Hufnagel Library of Glen Rock to host wine tasting event

The Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock is hosting its sixth annual Taste of the Valley wine tasting event featuring Logan’s View, Allegro, and Jackson Square wineries. The event will be 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library. Other … Continue reading

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Sign up for York County Heritage Trust’s “Lunch with the Librarians”

The York County Heritage Trust is offering Lunch with the Librarians at 1 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. The informal lunch program will be titled “Tracing Your Roots: Basic Genealogy Using YCHT Collections.” … Continue reading

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Author Harold Holzer to sign books in Gettysburg on Nov. 15

Author Harold Holzer will be at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Nov. 15. He will be signing his new book, “Lincoln and the Power of the Press: the War for Public … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Gone Girl’

When “Gone Girl,” a thriller by Gillian Flynn, became a rapid best-seller almost immediately after its 2012 publication, people knew a movie would shortly follow. Sure enough, just two years later, a film adaptation directed by David Fincher (of “Fight Club” and … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: ‘Pride of Baghdad’

It is hard to believe it has been more than a decade since the start of the wars in the Mideast. News of bombings, airstrikes and soldiers dying has become so commonplace in our media that we shrug it off … Continue reading

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