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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. Continue reading

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York Daily Record/York Newspaper Co.: A retirement and other news from around 1891 Loucks Road – and beyond

Composing’s Mary Jo Cataldi, second from left, is seen with co-workers at her retirement party this week. She started with the company 27 year ago. What will she do in retirement? She wrote in an email: ‘Plan to spend more … Continue reading

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Judging the Pulitzers

I was super excited Monday when Pulitzer Administrator Mike Pride announced the 2015 winners. Why? Because I served as a juror in the local reporting category. It was an honor to be asked to serve on a jury for the … Continue reading

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York Daily Record staff trains hard to prepare for when the lights are bright

In peer-support training March 12 at the YDR, Digital First Media journalists broke into small groups led by seminar presenters to discuss questions and ideas about peer-support conversations they might have with colleagues. Fifteen DFM journalists attended the training. Former … Continue reading

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Come out and tell YDR editors what’s on your mind on April 13 at Heritage Hills

The York Daily Record and WGAL 8 will host a town meeting on April 13 where York County residents can express their opinions and thoughts about community issues. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Trauma journalism: YDR, Digital First Media embrace peer-support effort at kickoff seminar

Right now, the idea of a peer-support program for journalists who cover stories of trauma is something new and different for the YDR and for Digital First Media newsrooms in Pennsylvania. But we hope that, in time, it becomes second … Continue reading

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Poll: Executions and the theater of punishment

There may be a moratorium on executions in Pennsylvania, but if last week’s local poll on the subject is any indication, the fight for the death penalty’s survival has barely begun. The conventional wisdom in survey research is that people … Continue reading

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Put your trust in more than polls

If a poll falls flat in the wilderness of the World Wide Web, does it still make a sound? I hope so, at least eventually. Last week’s opinion-page poll on the York County Heritage Trust drew just 29 responses. Now, … Continue reading

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See you at the poll

You don’t know me, but allow me to introduce myself. I’m the guy who, until a few weeks ago, created most of the daily “Two Cents” polls you used to find on our webpage. That job has been outsourced to … Continue reading

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