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 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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GameTimePa looks ahead: ‘Most aggressive coverage ever … ‘

Dallastown football, a No. 5 seed, was upset by No. 12 Hempfield. Check out game story/photos: http://t.co/OEguYV6Imo pic.twitter.com/n8QQtzinfy — GameTimePA-SC (@GameTimePA_SC) November 8, 2014 District 3 football playoffs, covering such a broad geographical area, demand everything from sports editors. And … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania governor’s election has just passed, but York Daily Record images remain for the ages

Pennsylvania governor’s election just passed, but York Daily Record images remain for the ages

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Tom Wolf’s ‘Let’s Get Started': A brief story behind this York Daily Record keepsake headline

  This front page photo shows Tom Wolf delivering his Nov. 4 victory speech as Pennsylvania governor-elect. Fortunately, he provided a phrase that became the YDR headline on this keepsake edition. The York Daily Record’s day-after-the-election headline states: “Let’s Get … Continue reading

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Yorkblog.com history sites surpass the 100,000 mark in pages viewed

Joan Concilio’s ‘Only in York County’ is one of five blogs that part of a Yorkblog.com suite of York County, Pa., history bloggers. I love the description of her blog: ‘My name is Joan and I’m a lifelong Yorker. Throughout high school and college, I swore I was getting out of here as soon as possible. Now, a few years later, I can’t think of anywhere I’d rather be. I love my town. And, as a local editor, I hear every day how much you love your towns, too. So please, connect with me and let’s share what makes life in York County great. I’m here to help you enjoy this place as much as I do!’

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‘Faces of York County’ is new, and original idea is 200 years old

The Faces of York County is a new digital feature developed by the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News staff.

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York Daily Record Jason Plotkin a nominee for EPPY Award

A Facebook post about Jason Plotkin’s most recent honor. He had just won another big award in September.

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FlipSide doesn’t flip, but it’s still FlipSide

Flipside, the York, Pa., Daily Record’s Thursday entertainment section, no longer flips. But we’re still calling it Flipside.

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