In other York Fair news, I took this photo last week in an alley. North York is apparently where York Fair stuffed animal prizes go to die.
So, I went to the York Fair this year.
While I was reporting on this story, I met a senior citizen that wouldn’t stop talking to me.
Initially, it was kind of annoying.
I wanted to write my story, get it out of the way and move onto the zillion other things I needed to do that day. Yet he wouldn’t take my body language cues.
He kept talking and talking and wouldn’t leave me alone.
Then, he said something crazy. Continue reading
Posted in Journalism, Reporting, Writing, York Daily Record
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In fourth grade, I won a spelling bee by correctly spelling the word “embarrassment.”
On Tuesday, I brought new meaning to that same word as I trolled the aisles of Central Market York looking for people to accost for this video.
You see, the Scripps National Spelling Bee was last week.
After great feedback on this video, which examines the pronunciation of “Utz,” a coworker suggested I take to the streets holding a pop-up spelling bee of sorts. Continue reading
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The stage of the Strand all decked out for Think Loud’s after party on Feb. 28. Later in the night, the curtains opened and Live played with a backdrop of empty seats.
The past couple weeks, for me, have been about music.
First, there was the lack thereof.
Last week, we broke this story about Harley-Davidson removing radios from its plants as a matter of safety and productivity protocol.
I know what you’re thinking. (Some people even emailed me to share their two cents.)
“Why is this a story?”
“What are you going to write about next? The contents of Harley’s vending machines? The employees’ bathroom breaks?”
Truthfully, this isn’t really a story about Harley at all. Continue reading
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