A brief story about two front pages and two venerable York, Pa., families
This Gazette and Daily front page tells about the first York countian to become Pennsylvania’s governor – George Leader.
YDR journalists get their story ideas from a lot of places.
A copy of the 1954 front page with news about George Leader’s election to the governorship of Pennsylvania was on the desk near the YDR’s office copy machine for days.
I looked at it every time I made a copy. So I figured that if it captured my attention, others would be interested.
I then grabbed an image of a second historic front page declaring the triumph of a second York native who gained the governor’s seat. I turned it into a blog post: Off-year, off-season election musings: Leader and Wolf families have impact on York County, Pa..
News is everywhere, even in the newsroom.
But as our increasingly mobile reporters know: rarely in the newsroom!
Tom Wolf gained Pennsylvania’s chief executive’s chair in 2014.