Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mike Argento at the York Book and Paper Fair

YDR columnist Mike Argento just got a novel published, called “Don’t Be Cruel.” He went to the York Book and Paper Fair on Saturday, and I was hanging out with him. Here’s a video I made.

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More Halloween at the office

Each year, employees at the York Newspaper Company dress up for a Halloween party. Costumes are paraded, and judges select their favorites. There’s no trick, but it is a treat.

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Halloween at the Daily Record!

Here at the Daily Record, we’re not only serious about getting the latest news out to York County – we’re also serious about Halloween! Check out some pictures of Daily Record staffers dressed up in their Halloween finest. I’ll be … Continue reading

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From the biz blog

Good piece by business editor Cathy Hirko here on mobile journalism and transparency.

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Got to keep the presses pressing!

York County was hit today with a powerful, and unusually early, blizzard. More than 2 million homes and businesses lost power along the East Coast. More than 50,000 in York County alone. Roads are slick with sleet. Ice is anticipated … Continue reading

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Feedback from Lions Club International

In a blog post this week, I wrote about my visit to the Shiloh Lions Club. On Twitter and Facebook, I shared this question from one of the members: “At #Lionsclub last night, someone asked why the club should have … Continue reading

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Newsroom conversations: Getting older

Editor: Are you guys really considering a pushing 40 blog? Young Reporter: I wouldn’t read that. What would you guys write about? … Seriously, what would you write about that’s interesting?

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A note from outgoing chamber President Tom Donley to news media

Tom Donley’s long tenure with the York County Chamber of Commerce will end Monday. He sent this goodbye note to news media types: As I step down as President of The York County Chamber of Commerce as of October 31, … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with Mrs. Galaxy 2009

As the editor of Smart, I get the best of both worlds. I’m still a part of the newsroom, listening to the crackle of police scanners and hearing the news as it happens. I also get to oversee a bimonthly … Continue reading

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Who wants video advice from a “newspaper” guy?

  The Girl Scouts, that’s who. And besides, I haven’t been a “newspaper” guy for more than a decade. More on that later. First, why did the Girl Scouts ask me to teach them about video? It started when Heather … Continue reading

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