Monthly Archives: October 2014

Field of Screams from a newbie’s perspective

Every year in October, I am always bombarded with advertisements for Field of Screams on TV, the radio and in the newspaper. I had high expectations for this famous haunted attraction that claimed to be one of the scariest and haunted places … Continue reading

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Simple Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Halloween is quickly approaching and the scramble for an original costume has begun. Unfortunately, a simple bedsheet is not a sufficient costume now. Costumes are getting more expensive every year. Luckily, you can make some amazing costumes by yourself with … Continue reading

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York County teens share their Halloween traditions

Halloween is the first of the wondrous triumvirate of late-in-the-year holidays that seems to hold the sole purpose of filling us with lots of goodies and treats. And, just like Christmas and Thanksgiving, Halloween also has its traditions like trick-or-treating … Continue reading

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Central York journalism students take ‘Ice Breaker’ challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been the most recent internet phenomenon to capture the world’s attention and send people into a video taping frenzy. The challenge was intended to spread awareness for Lou Gherig’s disease, also referred to as ALS, by giving people … Continue reading

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Is healthy really healthy?

First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative to create a healthier America sounded like a pleasant proposal. The promotion of the food pyramid, exercise and nutrition education promised to be influential and positive changes to society. At the time, I thought to … Continue reading

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Post Homecoming Ideas

The Homecoming dance just ended, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to, right? So, what do you do? For a more traditional route you can: Go to an after party  Bowling  Go to a friend’s house and play board games … Continue reading

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Race to read ‘The Maze Runner’ by James Dashner before seeing the movie

‘The Maze Runner’ by James Dasher has recently been released in theaters, and everyone is running to see it. The action-packed trailers are pretty tempting, but I recommend reading the book before watching the movie, especially since you would be … Continue reading

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The best of the Internet (or should I say the worst)

Let me just first say that the Internet is one of the most useful sources of knowledge there is. We as a society have built something that that allows us to have the knowledge of the universe right at our … Continue reading

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The Classiest Sports Around

Well the York Fair has come and gone and what a fair it was this year. I must say that it gets better every year, but my favorite thing has to be the horse-racing at the grandstands. This great sport, once … Continue reading

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York County teens share their favorite songs

For many teenagers in the 21st century, music seems to be the centerpiece of their lives. It’s what they live and breathe; what gets them through the hard times and makes them even happier in the good times. Music has … Continue reading

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