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York Fair was a good place to clarify NewsVroom’s purpose

It took us a few days to figure it out, but I think we eventually found the phrase that pays when meeting people at the York Fair. Hundreds and hundreds of you streamed past The NewsVroom in Memorial Hall. Many … Continue reading

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NewsVroom stuck in the starting gate

Urgh. The folks who are wrapping the vinyl graphic around this huge van still need another day to get everything just right. That means we are not going to see the finished product until Monday. I feel like an anxious … Continue reading

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Linda Gracey’s office snack buffet gets spring makeover

A new holiday is approaching and that can only mean one thing — Linda Gracey’s office buffet has a new look. Gone is the green from St. Patrick’s Day. It’s time for pastel colors, Easter eggs and bunnies. Oh, and … Continue reading

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Newsroom snapshot: It’s Girl Scout cookie time in the office

You know it’s time for Girl Scouts cookies because boxes of them show up in the newsroom. This stack, a la Jenga, is at day metro editor Amy Gulli’s desk. She keeps a steady supply in case someone gets the … Continue reading

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Blast from the past: Recognize any of these faces?

When long-time copy editor Gloria Fogal retired recently, she came across a YDR company newsletter from March 0f 1989. It was basically a rundown of new hires and changes in family status. Sitting atop the list of new hires was … Continue reading

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Receptionist Linda Gracey has a big heart for Valentine’s Day

Receptionist Linda Gracey is at it again. Last time, she turned the top of her file cabinets into a holiday buffet complete with festive decorations, cookies and candy. Now, she turned the surface into a Valentine’s Day buffet. Do you … Continue reading

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The YDR.com mobile media lab would be a vehicle for change

Steve Buttry, our company’s Director of Community Engagement & Social Media, wants fresh ideas for improving the relationships between the York Daily Record/Sunday News and our community. He’d like us to find new ways to do some of the great … Continue reading

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John Hilton gets business cards

Features/religion reporter John Hilton received his business cards today. Yahoo! You can follow John on Twitter (@jhilton32) and on his blog, Belief and Beyond. Email John story ideas, jhilton@ydr.com. Read John gets nameplate post

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Set-up under way for holiday luncheon

Courtney Cashour sets up for the holiday luncheon. In fewer than 60 minutes, this buffet will be loaded with yummy food. Here’s the menu: Tossed salad with assorted dressings Pulled pork Pulled beef Baked potato bar with fixings (butter, sour … Continue reading

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Marketing department puts the merry in Christmas

OK. So can I just say that I love our marketing department. Those girls (and one guy) always seem to have so much fun. They offered to make me an honorary member, and I might just have to take them … Continue reading

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