Category Archives: My hero

Former NFL player Rocky Bleier visits York athletes

On April 23, Rocky Bleier visited York County athletes from Heritage Hills Athletic Club at the Praise Center. About 100 athletes and parents came to the event. Bleier spoke about his life story and career achievements. Kevin Bankos, director of … Continue reading

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Steel Anniversary

Break out the fireworks!  Arrange a ticker-tape parade!  Let the cannons roar in a twenty-one gun salute!  Everyone’s favorite hero turns 75 years old today! And he’s in pretty good shape for his age.  He’s superhumanly indestructible, as a matter … Continue reading

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Elle Varner combines singing talent with being a role model

Singer Elle Varner has a great voice and is a role model for teens.

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Student learns many lessons from piano teacher

BY JULIA HLAVACIK, West York Area High School Jeffery Lynn Snyder is one of the greatest teachers one could ever meet. What makes him so great can’t be traced to one trait. Snyder is an excellent musician, talented performer, and … Continue reading

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A true champion

By ERIN O’NEILL, Central York High School Everyone has a superman in their life. Maybe not the type that has a long cape or rescues you from flaming buildings, but rather one who tells you to keep your head up … Continue reading

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I’m BACK!

Alrighty then, so I’m sure most of my fellow staff members are aware of the problems that I have been having with the blogs new(ish) system by WordPress. However, I am proud to proclaim that our very own Jessica Krout … Continue reading

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Farewell, Steve.

On Oct. 5, we said farewell to one of the greatest technological visionaries this world has ever seen. Steve Jobs left us with some of the most amazing technology ever created. Jobs’ company, Apple, led the world in computer, mp3 … Continue reading

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Zooey Deschanel: a performer to look up to

I’ve always been drawn to actress/singer Zooey Deschanel. From the first time I saw “Elf” and heard her voice, I knew she was something special. I spent days wandering around my house singing “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” imitating her performance … Continue reading

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September Hero/Role Model

Anderson’s characters combine humor, drama As a teen, I find myself having many heroes and role models, but I think my biggest would have to be director Wes Anderson. His films might not make a lot of money, but that’s … Continue reading

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People that Inspire Me and/or I admire

George Washington, Thomas Paine, Ben Franklin, Albert Einstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, the Abolitionists, muckrakers from the 1920s, Martin Luther King Jr, Malcom X, Ralph Nader, Noam Chompsky, Ron Paul and Mike Gravel. These people are/were BAMFs. They are/were heroes and … Continue reading

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