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In the time of Taylor Swifts Speak Now days, the young Miss Swift is captured with a slight shrug and a playful smirk. Photographer, Eva Rinaldi, caught the perfect moment of Swift performing for the Sydney, Australia concert.

The Eras Tour: Controversy and Chaos

Clara Anile, Reporter December 1, 2022

10:00 a.m. on Nov. 15, the great war of getting concert tickets began. But the oddity is, this battle was not even considered the official sale. Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster have been working closely...

The DPAC Fall Play takes a look into the mind of author Edgar Allan Poe as some of his most famous tales haunt his dreams.

DPAC Delivers Ominous Tale with “Poe: Dreams of Madness”

Bryce Keller, Freelance Writer November 18, 2022

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of watching Dallastown’s rendition of "Poe: Dreams of Madness" directed by Mrs. Bethany Yuninger and students Molly Binkley and Rachel Fischman. The play follows...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis is quite possibly the greatest childrens story of all time.

Lydia’s Literary Loves – C.S. Lewis and The Chronicles of Narnia

Lydia Flemmens, Reporter November 16, 2022

Note: This is the first installment of Lydia's Literary Loves. Please stay tuned for my future reviews of various books, movies, and authors!  Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Those simple names invoke...

Dallastown grad Devix will appear on the November 14 live shows of NBCs The Voice. He took time to meet with members of The Beacon staff via Zoom to talk about his musical journey.

Patience and Passion Lead DHS Grad to “The Voice”

Compiled by Staff November 14, 2022

When Devix takes the stage for his live performance on NBC's "The Voice" on Monday, Nov. 14, it will be a performance many years in the making. The 2012 Dallastown graduate, who says he didn't really...

Paramount and disney have released many rehashes of their classic series, and plan to put out many more.

Feelings of Nostalgia

Jacob Fleming, Reporter November 4, 2022

Paramount and Disney are both responsible for some of people's childhood favorite tv series, and in the last three years they have each started streaming services. Paramount and Disney have been putting...

Jayden Huncher stands infront of the Black Adam poster  at RC Theatres at Queensgate.

J.A.M. Jay and Movies: Black Adam

Jayden Huncher, Reporter November 4, 2022

“Black Adam” is Warner Brother’s newest installment in its DC brand, coming after many controversies with its cinematic universe. Fans were divided with the release of “Justice League” in...

This is one of the gate entrances of the York State Fair.

York Fair: Summer or Fall?

Isabella Wilkinson, Reporter October 27, 2022

Music, entertainment, animals, agriculture, food, and rides --The York Fair has had an appeal to people of York County for over 200 years, offering something for everyone. But, our traditional York...

The new York South County Brewing Company has a large beautiful exterior, and feels very welcoming when you walk in.

Fleming on Food: South York County Brewery

Jacob Fleming, Reporter October 25, 2022

Reviews are opinions of  individual writers and not the opinion of the entire Beacon staff or Dallastown School District.  One of the newest additions to the York county food, South County Brewing Company,...

Colleen Hoovers popularity is displayed at the Target in York by full shelfs of her most popular books. Even though a lot of her fame came through BookTok, people are still interested in purchasing hard copies of her hooking novels.

Hooked on Hoover

Jocelyn Markel, Reporter October 24, 2022

Whether it be at the beach, by the pool, or at home, many people indulge in summer reading. This summer, Colleen Hoover's young adult romance fiction novels took reading to a whole new level.  So,...

Book Babbles: Season 1, Episode 4

Janel Stump and Alex Daudelin September 30, 2022

In this episode of Book Babbles, Alex and Janel follow the call of the novel One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus.

Sign language interpreter Deb Moul, of Hellam Township, works during Let Freedom Ring, a 9/11 tribute concert, at the York Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.

Making Music Accessible for All

Lydia Flemmens, Reporter September 29, 2022

You might have been one of the tens of thousands who attended a concert at the York State Fair this past summer. If so, you were paying the most attention to the band you went to see, but did you notice...

Biographical flicks that are featured in the collage include Elvis the 2022 film, Bohemian Rhapsody, and House of Gucci.

The Big Bang of Biopics

Clara Anile, Reporter September 22, 2022

Two years into the 20s has overflown our senses of nostalgia and familiarity with the comfort of revisiting people from the past.  Biographical films are to thank for this.  Renowned personalities...

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