Welcome to YorkBlog.com

Welcome to YorkBlog.com, home of blogs by York Daily Record/Sunday News staff members as well as community blogs by York County residents who are not staffers. If you’re interested in starting a new blog or having your existing blog featured, please email Scott Fisher at sfisher@ydr.com.

Featured Blogs

  • YDR editor Jim McClure shares his passion for local history and journalism and proves that all roads do lead to York.

  • A treasure trove of political news of interest to York County and beyond, including the coming governorship of York County Democrat Tom Wolf.

  • Lifelong Yorker Joan Concilio talks about all the things that make York County unique and shares readers' memories of stores and restaurants of the past in the area.

  • YDR staffers share knowledge about healthy living to help the York community get stronger and feel better.

  • Education reporter Angie Mason checks out York County school happenings, education trends and other issues.

  • Meeting the people who live, work and play around York, PA


In The News

Faces of York County
Meet the people who live, work and play around York, Pennsylvania.
Fix York County
Improve York County by flagging problems for us to investigate and help resolve.

Ever hear sirens and wonder what’s happening? The veteran cops and courts reporters of the York Daily Record have York County covered.

Cram Session
Education reporter Angie Mason checks out York County school happenings, education trends and other issues.
York Common Cents
Our business staff talks about life beyond the stocks page, including the search for pants that fit and the struggle against debt.
York City Limits
Life in the city has its its quirks and characters. YDR staffers share their experiences in York County’s urban center.

YDR Insider
Take a peek inside your local print and online news provider.
Tell Me a Story
YDR’s Sunday editor writes about the art of storytelling.
Look
The York Daily Record’s award-winning visual staff offers a peek behind the lens.

YDR Politics
A treasure trove of political news of interest to York County and beyond.
Global Hot Topic
Keith Peterman explores the world’s climate crisis.
Green Mesh
Follow a photojournalist adapting smartphones, finding new ways to make technology work in journalism.


Local History

York Town Square
YDR editor Jim McClure shares his passion for local history and journalism and proves that all roads do lead to York.
Papergreat
Chris Otto enjoys exploring the worlds of books, ephemera, history, folklore and knowledge, one cast-off piece of paper at a time.
Only In York County
Lifelong Yorker Joan Concilio talks about all the things that make York County unique – and sometimes weird.

Cannonball
Author Scott Mingus explores York County’s rich Civil War heritage.
YorksPast
Stephen H. Smith shares a hodgepodge of explorations of York’s Past.
Universal York
Historian June Lloyd looks at how things have converged on our hometown, past and present.


Sports

Nittany Nation
The place to go for the latest news about the Penn State football from Frank Bodani and other YDR sports staffers.

Sharing knowledge about healthy living to help the York community get stronger and feel better.
Locker Room Chatter
Evening Sun and GameTimePA.com reporter Michael Rubin covers high school sports with a focus on recruiting.

Revs' Inside Pitch
Jim Seip reports on all the line drives and foul tips in the Atlantic League with the York Revolution.
The Varsity Beat
Sportswriters Matt Goul and Steve Navaroli share news and views about high school sports in York and Adams counties.
L-L Beat
GameTimePA.com reporter John Buffone covers the ins and outs of Lancaster County high school sports.


Lifestyle

Join Buffy Andrews as she explores the digital landscape of Facebook, Twitter and more.
FlipSide Blog
Can’t get enough of FlipSide? The entertainment magazine staff members take on all things pop culture.
Book Buzz
What do Daily Record/Sunday News book lovers enjoy almost as much as reading a book? Talking about it, of course!

Unschool Rules
The Ottos embrace learning in all sorts of crazy ways as radical unschoolers.
YDR Pets
Rose Hayes posts news from the animal kingdom, including local pets up for adoption.
Teen Takeover
The Teen Takeover staff rants, reviews, writes and rambles on any topic you can imagine.

Buffy's Write Zone
Buffy Andrews writes middle-grade and young adult novels — a fun place to hang if you love fiction for teens.
Kirsten's Cooking
I’m Kirsten, a wife, a mother of 3, and passionate about food. I love to share my recipes and pictures.
This is the farm blog, written by the farmer’s wife, Dru.

Pick Any Two
Forget “having it all.” This mom admits she can do anything, but not everything.
Comix Connection
South-Central Pa.’s ultra-hip pop culture Mecca, serving the comic-reading community for 24 over years.
How I Pinch a Penny
Creative ways to pinch pennies. Ideas on ways to increase value and reduce cost.

Comic Store West
York PA’s oldest and largest comic book, gaming and everything pop culture store.
Arthur and Daughters
Championing shopping, fashion and personal style in Central PA.
YAFCA
A blog about YAFCA’s commitment to local outreach.

Kid Friendly Organic Life
Practical ideas, real-life stories, and thoughtful reflections of one family’s quest to live an organic life.
Quilligraphy
The thoughts and art of Judy Orcutt, photographer, calligrapher, pressed flower artist and all around good person.
The Spartan
The student newspaper of York College features previews of the print edition and exclusive online stories.

Tickling My Fancy
Amber DeGrace is a contributor at The Huffington Post. She is sweet on food, travel, craft beer and music.
The Wordshop
Karen Chronister, a writer and marketing specialist, grew up in rural Pa. and loves good food, travel and good writing.
Artist's Bloc
Graphic artist Sam Dellinger will paint a picture of what’s going on in her creative mind, and sometimes her makeup bag.

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