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.

YDR’s street team at York St. Patrick’s Day Parade: On the other side of the lens

.@ydrcom getting ready for St. Patrick’s parade in #ilyc @paradelady #yspdp pic.twitter.com/8jE4qiC1Z5 — Buffy Andrews (@Buffyandrews) March 14, 2015 Part of the York, Pa., Daily Record’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade crew. (Wonder how many times that newly installed YDR logo … Continue reading

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Scenes from around the York Daily Record – and at home

New sign @ydrcom @JamesMcClure @Rparker717 @signsnowhanover pic.twitter.com/DYEj1Jmatl — Buffy Andrews (@Buffyandrews) March 13, 2015 The newly lettered wall at the YDR. After Buffy, a writer of many successful books, tweeted this, I replied: “What? None of your books up there … Continue reading

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Peer support initiative scores an honorable mention in E & P’s 10 Newsrooms that do it Right Competition

Journalists are first responders, joining police, firefighters, fire policemen and emergency medical workers, on the front lines. For some journos, this work can be taxing mentally and physically. The York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News has developed a program to address … Continue reading

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Hanover Eagle: ‘I’m huge in newspapers’

I’m huge in newspapers RT @MariaMauroShea: Now fueling my #eaglecam obsession at work: @ydrcom newsroom. pic.twitter.com/elJ5BCx4HS — Hanover Eagle (@hanover_eagles) February 20, 2015 Mr. Hanover Eagle…or is it Mrs.? Yes, you are … . And proof is at right … … Continue reading

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York Daily Record’s Managing Editor: ‘We need to be at full speed online all day and all night’

Taste of York was one event from a busy weekend covered lived by York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News staff. Managing Editor Randy Parker sent a note to YDR editors on Friday in which he set the stage for a busy … Continue reading

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The Great Wall at the YDR is becoming greater

A mockup of a formerly off-white wall in the newsroom of the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News. When completed, the ‘York Daily Record’ letters will be 18.25 inches high and 162.5 inches wide. The ‘ydr.com’ letters will measure 13.8 inches … Continue reading

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How Greenmesh has built an audience by applying technology to journalism

Greenmesh is one of Yorkblog.com’s oldest blogs. York, Pa., Daily Record photographer and blogger Paul Kuehnel has been posting about technology and journalism since 2006. “These videos can be embedded directly into stories and put in a feed… .’ Journalists … Continue reading

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YDR on panel about the value of cameras in Pennsylvania’s courtrooms, other access issues

Managing Editor Randy Parker of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, right, talks with York County President Judge Stephen Linebaugh before their appearance on a panel about public access to the courts. Community engagement by York Daily Record staff takes place … Continue reading

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Deb Wolf retiring after 46 years at York newspapers

Deb Wolf of MediaOnePa’s Ad Services is retiring after 46 years. Deb Wolf started at the York Dispatch in 1969. Now that she’s retiring from her MediaOnePa Advertising Services position, an interesting statistic has emerged.

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These 3 kinsmen of York Daily Record/York Newspaper Co. staff members tell interesting stories

Well-known York countian Bill Walters brought three scrapbooks into 1891 Loucks Road to share interesting moments in his career. They were just packed with newspaper clippings detailing the years of private and public sector work since he arrived in York … Continue reading

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