Author Archives: Angie Mason

About Angie Mason

I'm the education reporter at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. I want to know what's happening inside York County classrooms. Email me at or follow me on Twitter: @angiemason1

Kindles for Keystones: Good scores earn York City students reading rewards

Eight York City students will head to Martin Library today, where they’ll be handed a new Kindle and a library card to fill it with all kinds of good reads.

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York College outgoing president George Waldner writes book about his tenure

York College President George Waldner has written a book about his 22-year tenure there.

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Book exchange at Central Market

Central Market posted the following on its Facebook page: “Have a good book that you’d like to share? Check out the Central Market ‘Book Exchange!’ Central Market offers a ‘Book Exchange’ shelf, located at the seating area near the piano. … Continue reading

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For book- and cat-lovers

I’m a sucker for cats and books, so I can’t wait to read this. From the Associated Press: DES MOINES, Iowa – He was a yellow tabby with twinkling green eyes, who arrived in the overnight drop box of a … Continue reading

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The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

I read “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter” by Kim Edwards during a weeklong trip to the beach this summer. It’s a quick read, but a pretty good one. It’s the story of a doctor forced to deliver his own child during … Continue reading

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Over the summer, I read David Halberstam’s “Firehouse.” Halberstam writes of Engine 40, Ladder 35, a fire company in Manhattan. On Sept. 11, 13 men from the firehouse responded to the World Trade Center. Only one of them made it … Continue reading

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Bargains at the Book Nook

On Sunday I stopped in at the Book Nook at York Suburban Middle School. Last year, I sort of stumbled into the sale, not knowing how it worked or what to expect. I left with a bag full of books. … Continue reading

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Billy Collins

I was introduced to Billy Collins’ poetry in college. He spoke at our campus, and I missed it. But a friend raved so much that I picked up one of his books. I remember opening “Sailing Alone Around the Room,” … Continue reading

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Read the book

On Friday night, I finally got to watch “The Kite Runner” on DVD. I loved Khaled Hosseini’s book when I read it several years ago, so I was anxious to see how the movie would turn out. The verdict: the … Continue reading

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One sister’s decision

Jodi Picoult’s “My Sister’s Keeper” sat on my bookshelf for a few months before I picked it up. My sister read it first, then lent it to my mother, who gave it to me. The three of us don’t always … Continue reading

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