12 Days of Blogs: Answers

So, peeps, we’ve finished the 12 Days of Blogs tour. Here are the answers you’ve been waiting for. Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit the various blogs. I hope to see you around these parts often.
Day 1
Because I’m the Mommy
Question: When was Amy Gulli’s son born and what is his name?
Answer: Noah, Christmas Day 2007
Day 2
Belief and Beyond
Question: What’s the name of the Pennsylvania farm that delivered the official White House Christmas tree to the Obamas?
Answer: Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Carbon County
Day 3
York Lite
Question: A local snack maker joined a national effort to reduce this ingredient in its products. What is the ingredient, and what is the company’s name?
Answer: Salt, Snyder’s of Hanover
Day 4
The Varsity Beat
Question: Who was caught in the middle of the Red Lion-Dallastown rivalry, and what is his connection to both teams?
Answer: Don Dyke. He coached the Lions from 1969-80. His grandson plays football for Dallastown.
Day 5
What did Halestorm (the rock group formerly from Red Lion) name its new music video?
Answer: “Dirty Work”
Day 6
Cram Session
Question: What trend did York County schools try to crack down on at homecoming?
Answer: Schools in York County and elsewhere tried to discourage “dirty dancing” at homecoming dances.
Day 7
York Common Cents
Question: Business reporter Bill Landauer recently took a tour of a local factory that makes obscure, yet frequently used, items. What was the factory and what are the items?
Answer:The company is Glatfelter; the products are crayon wrappers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup wrappers and wax paper for car registration renewal decals.
Day 8
Only in York County
Question: What was the winner for the best “D” of York County in the ABCs of York County series?
Answer: Dippy eggs, a “Yorkism” name for eggs over easy – eggs with dip!
Day 9
Off the Beaten Craft
Question: Banana Republic and the Wall Street Journal said that these accessories will be all-the-rage this winter. Prices for these store-bought accessories ranged from $30 to $395, but you can actually make them yourself for less than $20. What is the accessory?
Answer: Fingerless gloves
Day 10
Books Buzz
Question: A tenement on New York’s Lower East side is the setting for this book by Jane Ziegelman. What is the title?
Answer: “97 Orchard”

Day 11

York City Limits
Question: What videogame did York Mayor Kim Bracey play during a news conference this year?
Answer: “Space Invaders”
Day 12
Question: What local soap company was featured on the Made-up blog?
Answer: Sunrise Soap Company

About Buffy Andrews

Assistant Managing Editor of Features and Niche Publications for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Also, Social Media Coordinator.
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