Author Archives: Caryn Shaffer

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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Trinity Lutheran Church in Wrightsville to host historian and author Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney, author of “Murder at Accomac” will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 243 Hellam Street, Wrightsville. His talk will delve into the local lore of Wild Cat Falls, the operation of ferries on the Susquehanna, … Continue reading

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Dillsburg Library to hold used book sale

The Dillsburg Area Public Library will hold a used book sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 during the Dillsburg Farmers Fair. The book sale will be at the back of the library, which can be accessed through the alley. Gently … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Susan Lapp-Mellott

Susan Lapp-Mellott, a 66-year-old retiree, recently released her book, “White to Black – With Many Shades in Between.” “Back in 2006 I was very close to death and I needed to write down all the blessings and joys I’d experienced … Continue reading

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Meet the author: Deb Lerew a.k.a. Leta Hawk

Franklin Township writer Deb Lerew, 45, recently released her book, “The Newbie: A Kyrie Carter Ghost Hunting Adventure.” “This book had its origins as fan fiction for the Syfy show Ghost Hunters. I love reading and writing both ghost stories … Continue reading

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Marathon reading of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ set

Penn State York will host a marathon reading of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” starting at noon on Sept 25. The reading, in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library, will end when the book is completed, or about 7 p.m, … Continue reading

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Fifth edition of ‘Journal of York County Heritage’ to debut Sept. 28

The fifth edition of the Journal of York County Heritage, a publication of the York County Heritage Trust, will be premiering at a reception at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Historical Society Museum, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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On the Shelves: Kids’ books that tickle a funny bone

By Deb Sullivan On The Shelves Last night I saw a movie trailer on television that instantly grabbed me. I know this story, I thought…all of these crazy, terrible things happening to this kid and his family. And then the … Continue reading

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