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Salvation Army marks 125 years in York City with special service

11/03/2014 09:39 PM EST
In the 125 years since the Salvation Army of York became official, it has served the community in different ways. 
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Pope: Don't make religion an excuse for violence
09/21/2014 07:06 PM EDT - TIRANA, Albania — Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal religious oppression under communism but today live and work together peacefully. Full Story

Yard sale, pig roast to benefit missionaries
06/27/2014 07:49 AM EDT - Pinchot Park Assembly of God, 2755 Rosstown Road, Wellsville, will host a fundraiser yard sale and pig roast on Saturday, July 5. Full Story

New pastor at New Creation Community Church
06/27/2014 07:36 AM EDT - New Creation Community Church, Dover, has a new pastor, the Rev. Jennifer D. Thomas, effective Tuesday. Full Story

Local show features faith in York's community
06/11/2014 09:08 AM EDT - A new local cable television show is spreading the good news about the faith community in York. The new "Faith in Community" show is on the air at White Rose Community Television on Comcast Channel 18. Full Story

Religion calendar for 06/05/14
06/05/2014 09:21 AM EDT - Submit news at least two weeks in advance of the event date. The weekly deadline is noon Friday: religion@yorkdispatch. Full Story

Religion calendar for 5/29/14
05/29/2014 09:07 AM EDT - Submit news at least two weeks in advance of the event date. The weekly deadline is noon Friday: religion@yorkdispatch. Full Story

Religion calendar for 05/22/14
05/22/2014 09:01 AM EDT - Submit news at least two weeks in advance of the event date. The weekly deadline is noon Friday: religion@yorkdispatch. Full Story

Asbury UMC in York City celebrates first responders
05/18/2014 06:41 PM EDT - When a Valentine's Day fire broke out this year at Asbury United Methodist Church, fire crews took action. Full Story

Religion calendar for 05/15/14
05/15/2014 09:05 AM EDT - Submit news at least two weeks in advance of the event date. The weekly deadline is noon Friday: religion@yorkdispatch. Full Story

Man charged with robbing same New Jersey bank 5 years later

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man robbed a New Jersey bank four months after he was released from prison for robbing the same place five years earlier, prosecutors said. 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
(Eric Phillips-Horst/AP)
A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit

NEW YORK (AP) — Debra Granik met Ron "Stray Dog" Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks. Granik, a 52-year-old filmmaker from New York, was in the Missouri mountains to make "Winter's Bone," the 2010 indie drama that catapulted Jennifer Lawrence to stardom and earned four Oscar nominations, including best picture. Full Story