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Visiting a York County ‘pie party’ … a liveblog

I’m going to Washington Township tonight for a pie party. What is that? 1. It’s a rural thing. 2. The gentleman who invited me, Jim Dickey, seems pretty awesome. 3. There will be plenty of fun and desserts. It’s York … Continue reading

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Bad Ferret Films stops by my mobile ‘office’ to talk about their latest film project Massé

Got a visitor to my mobile office Friday at Round the Clock Diner. That’s a hint, by the way, to all you people out there who follow the York Daily Record/Sunday News Facebook page and haven’t dropped in on me … Continue reading

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Visit Business Reporter Lauren Boyer at Sweet Frog today

I was trying to figure out where I wanted to take my mobile office today. Thought I’d switch it up a little. I’ll be eating froyo and working on stuff from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Sweet Frog, 2071 … Continue reading

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More information about Comcast’s new “smart home” program

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with Comcast spokesman Bob Grove  and talk about Comcast’s new “Xfinity Home” program, which manages a home’s security and can monitor your energy usage. As a follow-up, I recently spoke with … Continue reading

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A “BAM!” of a surprise

Today, I was startled when a mail carrier dropped a package off on my desk. I wasn’t expecting anything, so I wondered what it could be. Inside was a press kit with some more details about the coming Springettsbury Township … Continue reading

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Vivian, I’d like to write you back. What is your return address?

As the daughter of a retired U.S. Postal Service worker, I love getting mail. I got these two cards recently from a woman named Vivian in Red Lion, who told me about her trips to Myrtle Beach and Tennessee: Vivian, … Continue reading

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Soaked strip clubs: iPadding at Penn State post-flooding

Had some fun with the iPad this weekend in Happy Valley for Alabama’s slaughter of Penn State. Since I was going to go up anyway, figured I’d write a story about Yorkers making the trek, despite recent flooding and potential … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Flood blocks off business on Roosevelt Avenue

This video was taken with the iPad in the area of Spataro’s Restaurant, 1237 Roosevelt Ave., York. Flooding in the section of the road caused many businesses, including Dairy Queen, to close.

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How to avoid leaving a bad impression via voicemail

As reporters, we at the YDR are very familiar with voicemails. Whether we’re leaving or receiving them, we’re familiar with all types of electronic voice messages. So it was not surprising that our conversation turned to best practices for leaving … Continue reading

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First iPad reporting experience, plus a possible meet-up this week?

So, just a recap, last week, the editors here gave me an iPad to use on my reporting adventures. I had my first experience with it during my Saturday shift. Around 9 a.m., my editor heard something about a possible … Continue reading

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