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    HOUSEHOLDER: Sprint-car season gets off to unusual start in 2014

    04/15/2014 04:45 PM EDT
    The local sprint-car season is off to an unusual start. There have been nine races run thus far on the local ovals, and there have been eight different winners. 
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    DIRT-TRACK ROUNDUP: Kreitz races to Susquehanna triumph
    04/13/2014 09:26 PM EDT - Donnie Kreitz Jr. won Sunday night's 25-lap, sprint-car feature at Susquehanna Speedway Park. Kreitz collected $3,500 for his first victory of the season. Full Story

    HOUSEHOLDER: Dirt tracks hope to get best of Mother Nature this weekend
    04/06/2014 07:54 PM EDT - The weather in this area this year still hasn't allowed the local racing circuit to get in a full weekend of events. Full Story

    DIRT-TRACK RACING: Siegel races to Lincoln sprint-car win
    04/07/2014 12:23 AM EDT - Jim Siegel raced to his first win of the season on Saturday at Lincoln Speedway. Siegel's 10th career Lincoln win was worth $3,200, and he became the third winner in as many races there this season. Full Story

    HOUSEHOLDER: A day makes big difference on area dirt-track scene
    03/24/2014 02:46 PM EDT - What a difference a day can make. Saturday, while not a summer day, was sunny and mild. Sunday was overcast, cold and windy. Full Story

    HOUSEHOLDER: York County racers off to blazing start in 2014
    03/17/2014 04:43 PM EDT - York County racers were well represented over the weekend. Drivers from the county not only won both major races on the local circuit, but also showed well on the national stage. Full Story

    Edwards wins rain-soaked NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol
    03/16/2014 10:56 PM EDT - BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Carl Edwards claimed a rain-soaked win at Bristol Motor Speedway, where weather wreaked havoc on yet another Sprint Cup race. Full Story

    NASCAR stars to play in celebrity softball game in York
    03/03/2014 07:22 PM EST - Two NASCAR Sprint Cup stars are headed to York. Dover International Speedway and Pocono Raceway will take their yearly rivalry on to the field for the third annual celebrity softball game, featuring drivers Kasey Kahne and Jamie McMurray. Full Story

    HOUSEHOLDER: Old Man Winter not smiling on area dirt-track scene
    03/02/2014 03:10 PM EST - Local race fans have been forced to sit through another weekend with out racing action. It seems that Old Man Winter just doesn't want to release his hold on the area this year. Full Story

    Richard Petty rips Patrick, says she'd only win 'if everybody else stayed home'
    02/10/2014 04:06 PM EST - CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race "if everybody else stayed home. Full Story

    Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry. Full Story
    (Mel Barber mbarber@yorkdispatch.com)
    Pork and pears: An easy Easter dinner

    We're on the cusp of Easter weekend, which for many families means a big gathering, an egg hunt and a spiral cut ham. Full Story

    Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

    NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working. Full Story