Updated: December 23, 2014
Submissions needed for ART in mARTin event

Martin Library is seeking submissions for its ART in mARTin event to be unveiled during February's First Friday festivities. Full Story
New movies opening in York County: 'Into the Woods,' 'Unbroken' and 'The Gambler'
New movies opening this week in York County include "Into the Woods," "Unbroken" and "The Gambler." Click for locations and trailers. Full Story

British singer Joe Cocker dies
The musician, known for his cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help From My Friends" among other memorable songs, was 70. Full Story

'Hobbit' goes out on top
The $90.6 million five-day haul for the final film in the franchise was similar to "The Desolation of Smaug." Full Story

York Weekend Roundup: A colonial Christmas, free kids craft, Jingle Bell Jam and more
The York Weekend Roundup highlights events for Friday, Dec. 19-26. Full Story

'The Battle of the Five Armies' a roaring blockbuster of a war movie
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth tales comes to a close. Full Story

Ice buckets, breaking the Internet: A year in pop culture
Just for fun, let's try to picture the year in pop culture, all in one image. Full Story

Dillsburg library hosts 'Frozen' party for American Girl dolls
Dillsburg Area Public Library will host an American Girl "Frozen" party Thursday. Full Story

Registration opens for winter session programs at York JCC
The York Jewish Community Center has released its Winter Session Program Guide. Full Story

Monthly writing workshop in Dillsburg
The Dillsburg Area Public Library is offering creative writing workshops on the third Tuesday monthly at the library. Full Story

Paws by Claus: Santa delivers for animal shelter

MADISON, N.J. (AP) — Santa Claus went to work on Christmas Day for an animal shelter. Santa delivered dogs and cats as presents for the St. Full Story
(Bill Kalina — bkalina@yorkdispatch.com)
York City entrepreneurs are perfecting the pretzel

Philip Given, co-owner of the York City Pretzel Co., has a passion for dough. If asked about the quality of his company's pretzels, Given can wax poetic about the juxtaposition between the airy white dough innards compared to the dark brown outside. Full Story
(Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)
Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap

TOKYO (AP) — Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. Full Story