Monthly Archives: May 2011

How do you handle digital distractions?

How many times each day are you distracted by social media? According to a survey from social email software provider, workers are costing companies thousands of dollars in productivity each year. To read the report, go here. Other posts … Continue reading

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Did you enter our summer photo contest yet? Dig out the sidewalk chalk and get drawing

Get chance to win tickets to Hersheypark. Enter our chalk art summer photo contest today. Details here.

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Don’t miss posts: From Josh Groban tickets to free yardsale app to Hersheypark tickets to The White Swan memories

1. Keep up to date on hometown news while on vacation with the FREE York Daily Record App for the Android or iPhone today. 2. Don’t miss a chance to see Josh Groban in concert in Hershey. Enter for chance … Continue reading

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Find area yard sales with your smartphone

Yard sale season is in high gear. Download this free app from the Android Market, Yardsalespa app, to help you keep track of all of the great sales in the area. Iphone users, just text “PAsales” to 52732. You’ll receive … Continue reading

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Facebook app provides daily email about what you posted a year ago

I think this was pretty neat. A new app, Past Posts, will tell you what exactly you did one year ago on Facebook. I just signed up for it and will get my first email tomorrow telling me what I … Continue reading

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Win tickets to Josh Groban concert in Hershey, John Pinette show at Strand-Capitol and tickets to Hersheypark

Here at the YDR/YSN, we love giving away free stuff. Check out our latest contests and check back often for news of others. 1. In our latest contest, we’re giving away two pairs of tickets to the Josh Groban concert … Continue reading

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Don’t miss posts: From Beck’s Ice Cream to local traffic report to giveaways to historic photos of downtown York from 1890s

1. Looking for interesting places to visit? Don’t miss Scott Mingus’ post on the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area that spans from Gettysburg to Charlottesville, Va. The area includes nine presidential homes, 13 national parks, the largest single … Continue reading

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Life-sized version of ‘Angry Birds’ built in Terrassa, Spain

Rovio created a life-sized version of its “Angry Birds” game at Pla├ža Nova de Terrassa in Spain. Watch as a band plays the game’s theme song. In other “Angry Birds” news: Rio Beach Volley “Angry Birds” Easter present “Angry Birds” … Continue reading

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Couple name their child after the Facebook Like

Would you name your child Like or Facebook? Well, couples have. Read this post about the unusual names. Next thing you know, Twitter, Tweet, Retweet will start showing up on lists of baby’s names. What’s the most unusual baby name … Continue reading

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Venture remembers those journalists who died while covering the news

Check out this Journalists Memorial Channel, launched by the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Google and YouTube. The channel remembers the journalists who have died in the last year while reporting news around the world. It will become a digital version … Continue reading

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