Author Archives: Randy Parker

About Randy Parker

Managing Editor, York Daily Record/Sunday News and ydr.com

New experience awaits YDR readers

Odds are, you are reading this article on a smartphone. If not, probably a tablet or your desktop computer at work. And some of you are holding a piece of paper with ink on it. You might have found this … Continue reading

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Bittersweet loss at 1891 Loucks Road as key support player retires

People come and go in any business, and as someone who has been with this company in one way or another since 1985, I have seen many people spin through the revolving door. It’s hard to watch any of the … Continue reading

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Newsroom visit from Dallastown librarian ends in good report card for YDR

A recent visit from the middle school librarian from Dallastown offered an interesting moment of insight for many of us at the York Daily Record. Jen Hendry, through the Educator In The Workplace program, spent three days in the newsroom, … Continue reading

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‘News and Brews’ offers quick and easy way to get to know reporters from YDR and WITF

Meet local journalists over a slice of pizza and a cold beer.

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Kim Strong returns to York Daily Record; FlipSidePA among first projects

Former York Daily Record editor Kim Strong returns as special projects/new ventures editor and will help FlipSidePA improve and expand its focus on the entertainment scene in central Pa.

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NewsVroom welcomes a new sponsor

Big thanks to the folks at Beshore and Koller Ford for their strong support of the NewsVroom. As NewsVroom enters its second year of service to York County, Beshore and Koller Ford has signed on as a proud sponsor of … Continue reading

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NewsVroom wins First Place trophy in York Halloween Parade

  York’s 2012 parade had a theme of Health & Fitness and participants were asked to avoid candy and focus on serious stuff. The NewsVroom team opted for silly. We dressed as people who were exercising when the Zombie Apocalypse … Continue reading

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How does the York Daily Record decide how to refer to a transgender person?

Readers have been asking why the York Daily Record refers to a transgender student at Red Lion Area Senior High School as “he,” and by the name Issak Oliver Wolfe, rather than as “she” and the name Sierra Stambaugh.

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The York Daily Record story, as told to a good friend

NOTE: Tonight, I am giving a virtual tour of our newsroom to the Cub Scout pack that my friend’s son is in. We are doing this via Skype on iPad because the boys live in the Philadelphia area. The following … Continue reading

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Does NewsVroom help make the York Daily Record an example for E&P to spotlight?

I just entered a contest by Editor & Publisher for an annual recognition known as “Ten newspapers that do it right.” The entry guidelines are simple: Our March issue will profile what we have long labeled “10 newspapers That Do … Continue reading

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