Category Archives: Behind the scenes

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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YDR trauma journalism, reader initiative efforts recognized with two statewide awards

The recent Fixing York community forum was part of a York Daily Record/Sunday News initiative that won a big state award – the Readership Initiative Award. We’re honored that the Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association has recognized the York Daily Record/Sunday News with … Continue reading

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Yorkblog history bloggers honored by Preservation Pennsylvania

Five bloggers who focus on York County history were honored by Preservation Pennsylvania.

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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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Kickball’s more than just a game for Daily Record/Evening Sun staffers

It’s amazing how much you can do with a ball and a few bases. To some, kickball is just a children’s game – and playing as an adult is more of a “blast from the past” than anything else. For … Continue reading

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United Way campaign 2015 and other events at 1891 Loucks Road

This is the kickoff of the United Way’s Happy Hour Basket Raffle, one of many United Way of York County events at 1891 Loucks Road in the 2015 campaign. Meanwhile, another contest sits in the background … . +++ That … Continue reading

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In Pennsylvania, a trauma journalism movement is taking its first steps

Toward the end of the day, Frank Ochberg was thinking out loud: Maybe, he told a group of journalists, we’re starting a trauma journalism movement here in Pennsylvania. More than 20 journalists — from eastern and western Pennsylvania and from … Continue reading

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YAIAA football media day kicks off fall season

Monday signaled the official start of the fall season …. for the GameTimePA.com staff, at least. More than 60 coaches and football players made their way to the York Daily Record and GameTimePA offices for the annual YAIAA media day. … Continue reading

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YDR journalists: Out and about in York County, Pa.

Teen Takeover photo with selfie stick. @ashleymaytweets @angiemason1 pic.twitter.com/V5WqwmqvjC — Ed Mahon (@edmahonreporter) July 11, 2015 The Teen Takeover team, 2015-2016 edition, meets – and then pauses for a pose. Looking forward to seeing the work of these budding journos. … Continue reading

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One woman’s use of Facebook spurs a York fix

Journalists are supposed to be a community’s eyes and ears. But let’s face it, we can’t be everywhere at all times. Thanks to one woman’s post to the Facebook group Fixing York PA, I was able to notify Tom Landis, superintendent of … Continue reading

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