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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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Paul Smith Library in Shrewsbury schedules writer’s retreat

Paul Smith Library of Southern York County will hold a “Year of the Book” writer’s retreat for children’s book authors, according to a news release. The hands-on workshop will be Feb. 22 and 23 at the library, 80 Constitution Ave., … Continue reading

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Autism awareness comic book creators to hold “Face Value Comics” signings

Dover resident David Kot started off with an idea to create a handbook to help with his autism spectrum research — and now he created a comic titled “Face Value Comics.”

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The Rev. Christopher Rodkey releases book of sermons, ‘Too Good to Be True’

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ pastor the Rev. Christopher Rodkey will release “Too Good to Be True: Radical Christian Preaching, Year A” through Christian Alternative Feb. 28, 2014.

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Spring Garden Twp. author Joseph Cress to be featured on PA Books

Spring Garden Township author Joseph Cress will appear on the Jan. 26, 2014, episode of PA Books to discuss his book “Hidden History of Cumberland County.”

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Friday Five: Reasons we love our libraries

In this Friday Five post for Jan. 24, 2014, Sarah Chain shares five reasons she loves York County libraries.

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York authors Laura Bretz, Kirk Allmond sign with Permuted Press

York authors Laura Bretz and Kirk Allmond sign with Permuted Press for their “What Zombies Fear” series and other titles.

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Scott Mingus Sr., Jim McClure to sign books at Irvin’s

Jim McClure and Scott Mingus Sr. will sign copies of “Echoing Still: More Civil War Voices from York County, Pa.” Dec. 19, 2013, at Irvin’s Books in York, Pa.

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2014 One Book, One Community pick is ‘The Worst Hard Time’ by Timothy Egan

York County Libraries will read “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan for its 2014 One Book, One Community read.

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Share stories of York County history

The York County Heritage Trust is accepting submissions for its fifth volume of the Journal of York County History, due by Dec. 1, 2013.

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