Category Archives: Calls from readers

GameTimePA.com viewers enjoy expanded schedule of wrestling livestreams

Since it launched in 2008, GameTimePA.com has been a leader in livestreaming high school events across District 3. And we take pride in increasing our offerings each season (we are scheduled to show more than 70 events this winter alone) … Continue reading

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York Daily Record journos get shout-outs, too

YDR photographer Chris Dunn, center, received praise for her work with the camera; specifically her sports journalism. She is seen in New York, part of the team covering the recent Pinstripe Bowl.

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An adorable update

Earlier this week, Brandie Kessler wrote a story about the ABLE Act, which will help families of people with disabilities save money for them in a tax-free account.

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Page 2 feature didn’t work for YDR readers, so we made a change

Sometimes, a news organization tries something, and it doesn’t work. That was the case with “Start Your Day Here,” a Page 2 feature in the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News since October.

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From our inbox: Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah to perform

Who knew Queen Latifah had a TV show? Or that Dolly Parton raps? It’s just one of the many messages the YDR newsroom received every day.

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Thanks for calling, York County

In a world filled with tweets, Facebook posts and web updates, it can be easy to forget some of the old-fashioned ways we get news tips.

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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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Why York journalists are covering the shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Some readers have noticed that YDR reporter Lauren Boyer and Photographer Chris Dunn have been reporting from Newtown, Conn., this week in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And some are asking why. Why would a … Continue reading

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Reader warning: Don’t be a victim of phone scams

This morning, I talked to a York County man who says he was nearly the victim of a phone scam. He said someone left a message with his employer, saying he was being sued and that he needed to return … Continue reading

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