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Weather dampens York Fair attendance, planning begins for 250th

09/15/2014 09:07 AM EDT
As the crackling of lawn mower races at the York Fair died down, one West Manchester Township family took home autographed checkered flags. 
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OP-ED: Making it to the York Fair Grandstand
09/11/2014 02:33 PM EDT - When attending a concert, most people do not realize what it takes to put on a show of this type. The York Fair Grandstand strives to bring the best entertainment to the York community with each of its five major shows, working well in advance to make sure they come off flawlessly. Full Story

York Fair blue-ribbon recipe: Maple Walnut Apple Pie
09/11/2014 12:39 AM EDT - The top prize in the 27th annual Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest went to Elizabeth Pokrivka of Seven Valleys, a veteran champ of baking contests at the York Fair and the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Full Story

York Fair blue-ribbon recipe: Tiramisu Chocolate Cake
09/11/2014 12:38 AM EDT - First place in the PA Preferred Classic Chocolate Cake Baking Contest at this year's York Fair went to Shelley Pokrivka of Seven Valleys. Full Story

York Fair blue-ribbon recipe: S'mores Angel Food Cake
09/11/2014 12:37 AM EDT - The blue ribbon in the Angel Food Cake Contest at this year's York Fair went to Erika Helwig of Spring Grove for her S'mores Angel Food Cake. Full Story

York Fair blue-ribbon recipe: Oreo Cream Cheese Brownies
09/11/2014 12:36 AM EDT - The blue ribbon in this year's PA Preferred Chocolate Cookie, Brownie or Bar Baking Contest at the York Fair went to Laura Ardner, 15, of York, for her Oreo Cream Cheese Brownies. Full Story

Country star Hunter Hayes 'stoked' about coming to York Fair
09/09/2014 01:58 PM EDT - Fans coming to see Hunter Hayes at the York Fair better prepare for some exercise. Because as soon as the country music star takes the grandstand stage Saturday night, he plans to start jumping. Full Story

York County 4-H brings members, cows together at York Fair
09/08/2014 10:54 AM EDT - As 7-year-old Leah Brumgard walked her dairy calf in the York Fair ring, 500-pound, 6-month-old Elizabeth suddenly wouldn't budge. Full Story

New zip line thrills kids, adults at York Fair
09/07/2014 10:00 PM EDT - The new zip line at the York Fair makes for "a nice breeze on a hot day," Tina Gates said Sunday. Gates even twisted up her harness before she glided off the platform and spun for the full 220-foot length of the attraction — with no hands. Full Story

York Fair brings new thrills for 2014
09/05/2014 02:14 PM EDT - When Terri and Mike Sigler brought their goats to the York Fair last year, they also brought a step for them to play on. Full Story

(Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
Be the hit of the picnic with sangria

cocktail: Keep this bubbly drink chilled and don't add too much ice.
Want to be the hero of your July Fourth gathering? Leave the burgers and dogs to somebody else. Ditto for the potato and pasta salads. Full Story
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'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box office

NEW YORK (AP) — July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" to top the holiday weekend. Full Story