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Iris Henry: Moving away from home, at 84 (Mike Argento column)

06/03/2015 02:19 PM EDT
Iris Henry shows a visitor into the old one-room, stone schoolhouse and says, "This is where I went to school and where my family went to school. 
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Mike Argento: Mickey Mouse, Jesus and me all got write-in votes in the primary
05/29/2015 08:07 PM EDT - First off, let's get the serious stuff out of the way. Only one write-in campaign really changed the election landscape in this month's primary. Full Story

Joyce Rogers: A life spent in nursing (Mike Argento column)
05/28/2015 02:44 PM EDT - When Joyce Rogers was a girl, she dreamed of the stage. She wanted to be an actress. She grew up idolizing Katherine Hepburn. Full Story

Welcome to the exciting world of international terrorism! (Mike Argento column)
05/27/2015 02:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Among the documents seized during the raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed was an employment application for prospective terrorists. Full Story

Fonzie originated in York? Sure, why not? (Mike Argento column)
05/22/2015 10:44 AM EDT - Not long ago, a friend sent me an email asking whether I knew that the role model for Fonzie, the iconic biker-hipster from the Paleolithic TV sitcom "Happy Days," was from York. Full Story

Your dog's a genius? What? (Mike Argento column)
05/21/2015 03:47 PM EDT - Editor's note: As is the case when dogs are in the news, Mike asks his neurotic greyhound Lester to weigh in. Full Story

Remembering Jamaica, one tune at a time (Mike Argento column)
05/20/2015 01:04 PM EDT - It was a nice spring day, sunny, warm, and Joshua Wilkie stood outside Po's Bookstore in the first block of South George Street, a beat-up, old guitar slung over his shoulder, picking out tunes with his right thumb. Full Story

Deflategate: Award the Super Bowl trophy to the Eagles (column)
05/15/2015 11:07 AM EDT - Judging by the sheer number of electrons that have been sacrificed and the number of times NBC has dragged out Bob Costas to intone in his serious voice what the scandal says about us — as sports fans, Americans, primates? Full Story

Mike Argento: Plane crash survivor wants to fly again
05/12/2015 04:33 PM EDT - Bob Taylor — everybody knows him as "Bob spelled backwards" — got out of the Air Force in 1975. Full Story

Special Olympics of York County holds 35th annual spring games
05/09/2015 02:44 PM EDT - The games began with the parade of athletes, led by Phillip Nemminger carrying the American flag, selected for the honor because of his dedication. Full Story