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Adams County author C. James Gilbert Jr. talks about creating characters for ‘A Darker Shade of Freedom’

By Sarah Chain For the Daily Record/Sunday News If you asked C. James Gilbert Jr. what he likes best about writing, he’d tell you about his characters. Specifically, he might tell you about James Langdon, the son of a cotton … Continue reading

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Comic Book Wednesday: “Not the Israel my parents promised me”

Are you in need of a long summer read? Do you like history, but have a hard time concentrating while reading line after blurry black-and-white line? I have a great comic book for you to read: Harvey Pekar’s “Not the … Continue reading

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Book signing ‘Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps’ at Pages of the Past Bookstore

Editors M. David Detweiler and David Reisch will lecture and sign copies of their newest Gettysburg title at 6:30 p.m. July 1 at the Pages of the Past Bookstore, 13 Baltimore Street in Gettysburg, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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Stewartstown Historical Society to present ‘Letters from Home’

“Letters from Home,” by Springettsbury Township author Ronald L. Hershner, will be presented by the Stewartstown Historical Society at 7:30 April 2 at Stewartstown United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. The book offers rare personal insight into the … Continue reading

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Join York County Heritage Trust for Lunch With the Librarians in February

The York County Heritage Trust will host its February Lunch With the Librarians at 1 p.m. Feb. 7, 2014, in York, 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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New Civil War titles focus on Carlisle, immigrant soldiers

York historian Scott Mingus Sr. reviews two recent Civil War books by authors Cooper WIngert and Les Rolston.

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Scott Mingus Sr. to speak on Confederate general at York County Civil War Roundtable

Manchester Township author and historian Scott Mingus Sr. will speak on Confederate Gen. William “Extra Billy” Smith at the October York County Civil War Roundtable Oct. 16, 2013.

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Booklet covers 100 years of history of The Glen Theatre, Glen Rock Auditorium

Glen Rock historian John Hufnagel compiled a booklet on “Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of The Glen Rock Auditorium,” to be presented during a plaque dedication Sept. 29, 2013.

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Why York County doesn’t have a Carnegie library

June Lloyd writes about why York County, Pa., is not home to Carnegie-funded library in a Sept. 20, 2013, post on Universal York.

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