Author Archives: Tom Barstow

YDR Journalist in Boston, Part 2

NOTE: Here is an update of a blog post from Friday, about Hannah Sawyer’s reporting later Friday and into Saturday on the bombing in Boston: Hannah Sawyer, a journalist on the Night News and Digital desk, was going to be … Continue reading

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YDR journalist in Boston

Hannah Sawyer, a journalist on the Night News and Digital desk, was going to be on vacation in Boston this weekend. After the tragedy at the marathon, she offered to help Digital First journalists stationed in Boston with whatever they … Continue reading

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Supporting the Christmas Emergency Fund

Each year, our company raises money through The Christmas Emergency Fund to benefit the York County Food Bank.  To donate, send your tax-deductible contribution to YDR Christmas Emergency Fund, c/o York Traditions, 235 St. Charles Way, York, 17402. To get … Continue reading

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Mark Walters and his ‘Movember’ on Night News

Mark Walters has been on the Night News and Digital team for almost two months. He is from York County and graduated in 2005 from West York. He was working in Gettysburg as a reporter before we hired him.  Anyway, … Continue reading

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What we are working on: Nov. 19

Here is our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record. Let us know what’s happening where you are.

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York Daily Record front page for Oct. 25

Highlights of today’s front page: Dog helps foil break-in Cosmetic lenses pose dangers  

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Hannah Sawyer gets her YDR nameplate

Here is a picture of another milestone in the career of Hannah Sawyer, one of the new members of the Night News and Digital crew. She got her nameplate.  In addition to producing pages, Hannah has been getting some stories … Continue reading

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Dan Herman keeps adding cool features
to Top 10 water-cooler stories

Dan Herman on the Night News and Digital desk keeps improving a cool feature from the Associated Press. The Top 10 things to know is a water-cooler feature, meaning they are the type of stories that you might find interesting … Continue reading

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to Top 10 water-cooler stories

Debate night covered live

The first big debate is today, and the York Daily Record already is geared up to cover the heck out of it. Our sister paper in Denver will be covering it live, and you can go to our website, ydr.com, … Continue reading

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Moon River by Andy Williams

I’m proud to say I love this song. Let’s see how many times I can play this tonight on my iPad before my colleagues vote me off the island. RIP Andy Williams.

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