So, last night was super fun.
I joined co-workers Brittany Wilson and Sarah Chain to kickoff the NewsVroom’s yearlong initiative of visiting York County libraries.
We traveled to Dover Area Community Library, where I had the opportunity to present my ideaLab project to Girl Scout Troop #20195.
Before a mock press conference, I discussed basic apps (QuickVoice, iMovie, Notability, 360Pano, etc.) and I got to play this video of this old man with his funny cane.
The best part: One of the girls recommended I go set up my “office” at Chuck-E-Cheese.
Here are some photos from the event:
I had to drive the NewsVroom van, because — let’s be honest — everyone else was scared to.
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Some delicious pie I consumed last week.
After visiting a diner in northern York County, I got an email from a reader.
“You should visit our close knit neighborhood in the farm country of Northern York Country,” it said.
Jim Dickey is having a pie party Friday night at his home on Blue Hill School Road. And I’m invited.
What’s a pie party, you ask?
It’s a community gathering in the rural farmlands — one with lots of pies, obviously. Continue reading
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Tagged columns, community, dickey, journalism, lauren boyer, live blog, mojo, news, pie party, rural, ydr, york county, York Daily Record
Here I am as a senior, co-editor of Hershey High School’s newspaper, The Broadcaster. Those were the days, people!
Confession: I didn’t even go to high school football games when I was IN high school.
I didn’t care.
I was that newspaper nerd with a helicopter mom who wasn’t allowed to be out past dark.
I also had like … two friends (who also, by the way, weren’t allowed to be out past dark). I lived life on the edge. Continue reading
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