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What we are working on: Dec. 26

Here’s a look at our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.


Push to top: MAIN ART: WINTER1227 — 8-10 — snowstorm drops several inches of snow on york county. (lefever/ted contributing stuff on web that can be used)

Art: New from Kate and Paul
Breakouts: possible
Online pieces: Posted at X:XX a.m., Twitter, Facebook,

with: SNOW1227 — 26 — A mild winter spells trouble for winter-related business. (hannah) FILED
Breakouts: one
Online pieces: Posted, Twitter, Facebook, 

LOW: TOP1227 — 25-30 — top 10 political stories of the year, repurposed from mahon blog entry. (mahon)
Art: file available
Breakouts: refer to ydr politics blog, plus one other 
Online pieces: Posted at X:XX a.m., Twitter, Facebook, link to blogs

LOCAL (3 story front)

SLUG: SHOOT1227 — 11 — local firefighters react to shooting deaths of new york firefighters, talk about dangers/challenges they face in responding. (stonesifer) EDITED
Online pieces: Posted 

MAIN ART: SLUG: SING1226 — 13 — Singer with local roots shares work with York students. (mason)  EDITED
Art: New, three by Kate
Breakouts: 1
Online pieces: Posted 

FIRE1227 — 7 — roof fire at fairview twp business displaces workers for a bit. (czech) EDITED
Breakout: possible on another fire in manchester
Online pieces: Posted 


BRIEFS: Stan Hough (ES)
Hanover boro tax (ES); sirens in york (stonesifer)

SLUG: PITCH1227 — York College hosted an Elevator Pitch contest. Winners will receive start-up capital, an office at York College to work out of and support from the Business center. (Reighart) EDITED
Art: Mugs of winners, submitted
Breakouts: how many
Graphics: Map, timeline, flowchart 
Online pieces: Posted at 10 a.m. 12/26


LDN SLOT: Sherry



—- UNSLUGGED: Hershey Bears host Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7 p.m. (LDN)

—- Centerpiece: YEAR1227: Sports year in review. It was pretty depressing. (Wire) 45 inches. Lead with photo of Sandusky being escorted away from his sentencing in October. Other file art as warranted.

—- PSU1227: Penn State has more optimism heading into this winter than last winter, even though the Nittany Lions will not be going to a bowl. (Wire) 30 inches

—- UNSLUGGED: This past year on the lanes was an unforgettable one for Greg Bruff.  The 30-year-old, southpaw compiled an impressive list of achievements as he established himself as one of York’s premier bowlers. (Barry Sparks) w/submitted photo


—- UNSLUGGED: Local dirt-track column. (ES-Chuck Curley)

—- UNSLUGGED: One more game and so much is on the line for Adrian Peterson. Two monster milestones — 2,000 yards rushing and Eric Dickerson’s single-season record — are within reach. With a win over the Green Bay Packers, so is an improbable playoff berth for Peterson’s Minnesota Vikings. (Wire)

—- UNSLUGGED: Having answered the call in every pressure situation he’s faced so far, Washington Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III gets his biggest stage yet — a regular-season finale that determines the NFC East champion. (Wire)

MAIN ART: KOVACS1227 — Sarah Kovacs of Red Lion is in her second year teaching in Ghana (Hilton)

Art: submitted

SLUG: Sec. wire story on history of Nativity scenes (WaPo wire)

Church calendar etc.