Author Archives: Jim McClure

About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. East Region Editor, Digital First Media. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.

In Hanover, Pa., engaging office space – and community journalism

RT @kpetiford: The new @theeveningsun newsroom looks so pretty in the snow. #Yorksnow #adamsnow pic.twitter.com/db7KZgYGlQ — Cathy Hirko (@CathyHirko) November 26, 2014 This is an outside-in view of The Evening Sun’s new digs on Hanover’s square. Keep your eye on … Continue reading

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Making your York Sunday News Business Section even more local

This is an draft of the cover of the York Sunday News’ Business Section for Dec. 14, 2014. The section has been reorganized to showcase more local content.

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About free coffee and Angel Trees: York Daily Record/York Newspaper Co. engage with community

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. Folks, notice the free coffee for the first five who look up our reporters on Dec. 12. Every day, people at the York Daily Record/Sunday News and York Newspaper Co. reach out to the … Continue reading

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Sports portraits, or Sportraits? Either way, Chris Dunn did great work

All-star week arrives at the York, Pa., Daily Record.

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Rusk Report, published in York Daily Record, nearing 20 years old

The cover of the original Rusk Report of 1996, circulated to readers of the York, Pa., Daily Record.  The Rusk Report is an often-cited document when discussions in York County turn to York City’s financial woes. The 1996 report, and a … Continue reading

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5 questions about Thanksgiving preprints for York Newspaper Co.’s Tom Norton

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. +++ Among other things, Tom Norton, operations veep of York Newspapers for more than two decades, oversees the millions of pieces of insert advertising that go into five newspapers under his domain in southcentral … Continue reading

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York Daily Record graphic designer helps place fellow artist Lewis Miller in the spotlight

The York, Pa., Daily Record’s Samantha Dellinger designed this cover for a recent book on the works of noted York County artist Lewis Miller. Journalists engage their communities in many different ways – via social media or appearances around town. Some … Continue reading

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YDR’s Scott Fisher’s office wall covered with awards. Add two more

York Daily Record/Sunday Opinion Page Editor Scott Fisher holds his most recent award for excellence in journalism – the William A. Schnader Award. He has a wall full of them, as the picture below indicates. Scott Fisher, the YDR’s man … Continue reading

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How an auction has carved a big slice of office life at the York Daily Record

York, Pa., Daily Record auction items awaiting a bidder. The YDR receives all kinds of things to review – books, photographs, CDs. That’s just to name a few. So what do we do with these freebies, whether we review them … Continue reading

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York Daily Record/Sunday News delivery made to ‘Downton Abbey’

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. York County history afficionados June Lloyd and Rebecca Roberts traveled to ‘Downton Abbey’ in England with their York Daily Record/Sunday News. For years, a popular practice for York countians is to bring the York … Continue reading

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