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Cameron Mitchell scholarship work gets national plug: ‘They knew a great article when they saw one’

This is a sneak preview of YDR.com’s new design, which will go up early on Tuesday morning. The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ site will share a design with the 90+ newsrooms that are part of the Gannett network.

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One man’s opinion about popular opinion in York, Pa., in 1892: ‘Let well enough alone’

George S. Schmidt penned this essay for the York Gazette on Feb. 6, 1892, urging York, Pa., residents to wake up and inhale the spirit of progress, as one of the city’s newspapers was then doing. Industrialist A.B. Farquhar was … Continue reading

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Solomon Meyer founded Die York Gazette, but his newspapering went downhill from there

This May 20, 1796 edition, is the earliest extant version of Die York Gazette, an anti-Federalist publication that also reflected the dry humor of the Pennsylvania Dutch. It tells about brewer Hannes’  bout with an old hermit. Hannes produced a … Continue reading

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York Daily Record/Sunday News to don different, more contemporary dress, Part III

This is the earliest known edition of the German-language Die York Gazette, ancestor of the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News. Newspapers, indeed, have changed their look since 1796. Sometimes change is hard for readers, but if papers didn’t change, they’d would still look like this.

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