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Newspaper box gets a new home

Six-year-old Elijah Wonder and his mother, Jennifer Hall, were inspired by the Little Free Library spots around York County and wanted to bring the free library idea into their neighborhood. From there came the idea of Elijah’s Little Free Bookhouse … Continue reading

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NewsVroom brings digital journalism to Mason-Dixon Public Library

Angie Mason and Sarah Chain brought The NewsVroom to the Mason Dixon Public Library May 8, 2013, to teach Girl Scouts about digital-first journalism.

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The York Daily Record story, as told to a good friend

NOTE: Tonight, I am giving a virtual tour of our newsroom to the Cub Scout pack that my friend’s son is in. We are doing this via Skype on iPad because the boys live in the Philadelphia area. The following … Continue reading

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Letter of the week: What will you do this new year?

The YDR leter of the week for Dec. 31.

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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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Connecticut shooting hits close to home

On a day when 20 children were shot and killed in cold blood, we had a Christmas party at my house. Just a few friends. My daughter was given a mechanical dog, one that moves its head and, when asked, … Continue reading

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York Daily Record front page for Nov. 23, 2012

York Daily Record front page for Nov. 23, 2012

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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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Daily Record front page for Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Other highlights from Monday’s paper: Gas prices hit holiday high for Thanksgiving Sales up on big guns Congress to look into Libya attack statements  

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Live from the NewsVroom: West York vs. Dover football

Here’s what other people are saying at the game:

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