Monthly Archives: November 2011

Google Doodle honors Mark Twain

One of my fave authors is featured on Google’s homepage today — Mark Twain. The Google Doodle celebrates the 176th anniversary of Twain’s birth. Twain, whose real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was born in Missouri Nov. 30, 1835. He … Continue reading

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Top YDR videos for 11/23 through 11/29

Here are the top videos for 11/23 through 11/29: 1. “Thursday of Insanity” 2. Patterson funeral 3. Disney cheerleaders 4. Grossed out 5. York County shops local on Black Friday 6. Couple’s first tree 7. Central York’s Kevin O’Grady discusses … Continue reading

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Top 2011 searches from Bing include Justin Bieber, Casey Anthony, ‘American Idol’

Check out Bing’s annual presentation of top searches in the following categories: People News stories Sports stars Musicians Consumer electronics TV shows Movies Celebrity events Destinations Other interesting searches To whet your appetite: Justin Bieber most searched person on Bing … Continue reading

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Free mobile Christmas apps worth checking out

Check out the free Christmas Advent Calendar from MagicSolver. Each day when you open a window, you’ll find a new free app. Also, this free Christmas app from Gourmet Pixel Ltd. is cool. It’s a calendar, countdown, gift list and … Continue reading

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We now post our news budgets online

Hey gang, just wanted to share with you something new on YDR Insider. We started posting the news stories our reporters are working on. (Happy Dance) The news budget is posted on the blog following our morning meeting, around 11:30 … Continue reading

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New blog joins YDR team

Check out copy editor Rose Hayes’ Good Neighbors blog.  She explores ways you can help the community that fit your schedule and your budget. If you know an individual or group that needs help, or if you have something to offer, … Continue reading

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Don’t miss: From late Judge Patterson to religion to $10,000 advertising grant

1. Check out these links about late Judge Chuck Patterson’s death and life on Jim McClure’s York Town Square. 2. John Hilton asks the question– Are we better off without religion? — on Belief and Beyond. 3. Meet Joan Concilio, … Continue reading

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MediaOnePA offers chance to win $10,000 advertising grant

MediaOnePA is offering a $10,000 advertising grant to local nonprofits in its Vote to Give campaign. Organizations must fill out an application by noon Nov. 28. Applications are available on the York Daily Record Facebook page, A panel will … Continue reading

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Americans polled on Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno of Penn State

I came across these two surveys from Poll Position. In the first one, 65 percent of Americans said Jerry Sandusky, the central figure in the Penn State child sexual abuse scandal, did wrong. In the second poll, 64 percent said … Continue reading

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