Tag Archives: Cathy Hirko

NewsVroom heading to JCC Jewish Food Festival on Sunday

I got to take a break from the newsroom grind on Tuesday and go visit Linda Seligson at the York Jewish Community Center. I asked Sean Adkins to tag along. Getting out of the office is key for me and … Continue reading

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Read the recap of our live blog at John Rudy Park on March 23

This blog will be posting events live tonight from John Rudy Park. The NewsVroom was invited to York County Parks Astronomical Society’s observatory at the park. Tonight is the comet watch event.

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Journalism workshop at Central York High School

York Daily Record/Sunday News Business Editor Cathy Hirko and multi-platform journalists Lauren Boyer and Brittany Wilson visited Central York High School today to talk with journalism classes. As part of their presentation, Hirko, Boyer and Wilson staged a mock news … Continue reading

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Remembering Montoursville, another community that lost so many, too soon

  I sat on the floor of Will Rogers’ Lycoming County living room on a hot summer afternoon in late July. The year was 1996. Will was a frail man. Complications with diabetes had taken a toll on him. But … Continue reading

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West Manchester Township-related organizations combine forces

It was good problem to have on a Saturday morning. Lots of people, all in one place. Boy Scout Troop 94, the Shiloh Lions Club, Lincolnway and Shiloh fire departments combined a bunch of their annual events together for the … Continue reading

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NewsVroom enters next chapter after York County football season

We took the NewsVroom on the road to Hershey on Friday. We’ve been following our teams through the playoffs and West York made it to Hersheypark stadium on Friday night against Bishop McDevitt. Here’s a recap from John Clayton on … Continue reading

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YNC Fall Festival: A pie-eating, corn-shelling, turkey-crafting good time

Company vice presidents slammed their faces into whipped-cream-covered pies. Corn kernels flew as reporters and advertising reps went wrist-to-wrist in a cob-shelling relay. And it all happened under the watchful eye of a creepy, construction-paper turkey resembling “Twilight’s” Edward Cullen. … Continue reading

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YDR’s M.E.: ‘I know we will all feel very proud when the sun comes back out’

Managing Editor Randy Parker offered words of encouragement to the YDR staff on the eve of Sandy.

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Why does social media matter?

I spent a day in Princeton, N.J., earlier this month with leaders of New Jersey’s media. It was at the New Jersey Associated Press Managing Editors meeting, and I was asked to join a panel of journalists who would share … Continue reading

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Covering news in the newsroom

This morning, business editor Cathy Hirko walked by reporters Sean Adkins and Ashley Wislock. She told Sean to grab his notepad and Ashley to grab her phone and start tweeting because there was going to be an announcement. Managing editor … Continue reading

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