Updated: January 23, 2015
(Bill Kalina — bkalina@yorkdispatch.com)
Cabin fever? Head outdoors for winter fun in York County

York County families can cool down cabin fever with several winter-themed activities this weekend. For Mike Busse and his family, Heritage Hills' AvalancheXpress has been the go-to spot for five years. Full Story
Lucas works 'Strange Magic' in his new film
Forget Joseph Campbell and "The Power of Myth." The inspiration for "Strange Magic," the new animated feature co-written and produced by "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas, was Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream. Full Story

A year of outsiders for Oscar
If Thursday's Oscar nominations are any indication, the best Hollywood movies aren't being made by Hollywood anymore. Full Story

York Weekend extras
Author Indira Rucic of Hanover will sign copies of her book, "Silence is My Reality," 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Irvin's Books, 2159 White St. Full Story

'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each
Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. Full Story

'Transformers' sequel leads Razzies wort-of list
LOS ANGELES — "Transformers" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. Full Story

Yorkers on movie awards: What's on your A-list?
With the Golden Globes award ceremony airing Sunday and Oscar nominations to be announced Thursday, the award-season buzz has steadily increased in volume. Full Story

York resident helps set Facebook founder's New Year's resolution
Nearly 200,000 people might start their new year by reading "The End of Power" by Moise Naim, thanks to a spur of the moment suggestion by one York County resident to Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook. Full Story

York Weekend Extras
The 17th annual Jazz Vespers in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of York, 225 E. Full Story

Intrigue laid the groundwork for 'The Imitation Game'
Graham Moore describes his childhood as being quite "techie." You can't attend a computer camp without being associated with a certain degree of nerdiness. Full Story

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Super Bowl snacks: Homemade beef jerky

Sure, you'll have some guacamole and some chips and some chicken wings. And a plate of nachos isn't a bad idea, either. But how about some homemade beef jerky? Full Story
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Sundance Watch: Celebs talk fest, iPhone film premieres

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Full Story