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Michigan State's star safety gives thanks to his mom as he prepares for the Lions

ydr.com — Michigan State safety Kurtis Drummond owes success to his tough-working mother Updated: 11/26/2014 04:39:39 PM EST The best safety in the Big Ten - maybe the first free safety chosen in the NFL Draft - certainly has one tough mother. Kurtis Drummond is 6-foot-1, 200 pounds and hits like a runaway ram.
Nov 26, 2014

STORY: Spartans safety learned life lessons from truck driving mother. PODCAST: Lions in line for Pinstripe Bowl. ydr.com/psu/ci_2701651…

Robert Renjilian: In the wake of Ferguson, please don't forget (column)

ydr.com — Updated: 11/26/2014 11:49:11 AM EST With the Grand Jury announcement out in Ferguson, I ask you, on Thanksgiving weekend, to take a moment and remember we are people with the privilege of agency, access and presence. Let me explain: Remember back when our York city mayor was indicted for alleged actions from decades earlier, as a police officer, during the 1960s riots?
Nov 26, 2014

Robert Renjilian: In the wake of Ferguson, please don't forget (column) - The York Daily Record ydr.com/letters/ci_270… @TheUUCY

Embrace gratitude on this day (YDR opinion)

ydr.com — York Daily Record editorial Updated: 11/26/2014 08:59:24 AM EST In October 1863 - the month before Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address - the president declared the last day of November as a national Thanksgiving Day. He thereby made the day a regular national holiday.

York County gay community finds acceptance in a new family holiday tradition

ydr.com — This Thanksgiving, it's not just all about family and food By Tim Stonesifer For the Daily Record/Sunday News Updated: 11/25/2014 01:11:16 PM EST Last year the baked mac and cheese turned out good, Matt Higgins said, really good. But this Thanksgiving the plan is to bring something more unique to the table.
Nov 26, 2014

York Co gay community finds acceptance, new fam holiday tradition ydr.com/local/ci_27001… #Thanksgiving: Stories, family in York Co @ydrcom

Mike Argento: Lester weighs in on Great Danes and Swedish meatballs

ydr.com — Updated: 11/26/2014 10:30:10 AM EST Editor's note: As is the practice here, when dogs make news, Mike Argento's neurotic greyhound Lester takes the reins of this column. This week, Lester had plenty to chew on, including a Great Dane from York Haven that had 19 puppies and a stray dog that was adopted by a team of Swedish athletes competing in a 430-mile mountain and jungle race in the Amazon.
Nov 26, 2014

Mike Argento: Lester weighs in on Great Danes and Swedish meatballs - The York Daily Record ydr.com/mike/ci_270159…

Bobby Simpson: Crispus Attucks CEO responds to 'Uncle Tom' column (letter)

ydr.com — Updated: 11/26/2014 09:48:36 AM EST Here we go again! Newcomers coming to York and York County, and all of a sudden they are an authority on the people and residents of the city. I am responding to the commentary by Mrs. Raquel Lilly.
Nov 26, 2014

Bobby Simpson: Crispus Attucks CEO responds to 'Uncle Tom' column (letter) - The York Daily Record @crispusattucks ydr.com/letters/ci_270…

Photos: Snow hits York

mediacenter.ydr.com — The first major snowstorm of the year hits on the busiest travel day.

This could be you if you drive drunk (YDR opinion)

ydr.com — York Daily Record editorial Updated: 11/25/2014 03:02:27 PM EST Look at the face in the accompanying mugshot. It's impossible to know what another person is thinking, of course, but this appears to be the face of a man who is wracked with remorse and guilt. And with good reason.
Nov 26, 2014

This could be you if you drive drunk (YDR opinion) - The York Daily Record ydr.com/opinion/ci_270… #DUI

Mike Argento: New weird and inexplicable toys to warp young minds (column)

ydr.com — As you wander out on Black Friday, or stay in on Cyber Monday, or sleep until noon on Hangover Sunday, you're probably wondering: What great gift can I get that child in my life that would ensure that his or her mind is irrevocably warped by the time he or she hits adulthood?
Nov 25, 2014

Mike Argento: New weird and inexplicable toys to warp young minds (column) - The York Daily Record ydr.com/mike/ci_270093…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @ydrcom: Mike Argento: New weird and inexplicable toys to warp young minds (column) ydr.com/mike/ci_270093…

York County may spend nearly $9,000 on six chairs

ydr.com — The new chairs represent industry standard, a county official says By Flint McColgan fmccolgan@ydr.com @flintmccolgan on Twitter Updated: 11/25/2014 06:14:55 PM EST The York County Department of Emergency Services hopes to replace six of the chairs used on the 911 dispatch floor for a total of $8,642.54, with a listed per-chair cost of $1,382.09.
Nov 25, 2014

Seems reasonable, really. Am OK with this. RT @ydrcom York County may spend nearly $9,000 on six chairs ydr.com/local/ci_27011…

These days, it's all-Christmas music, all-the-time for some radio stations

ydr.com — Listeners and advertisers like the change, stations say By Gary Haber ghaber@ydr.com @GaryMHaber on Twitter Updated: 11/25/2014 03:53:08 PM EST 'Tis the season when for some radio stations, Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" and Katy Perry's "Roar" give way to "The Little Drummer Boy" and the Bruce Springsteen version of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town."
Nov 25, 2014

#toosoon RT @ydrcom: These days, it's all-Christmas music, all-the-time for some radio stations ydr.com/business/ci_27…

Winter storm warning issued for York County

ydr.com — Updated: 11/25/2014 03:55:07 PM EST Update, 3:09 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for York County that will be in effect from 3 a.m. until midnight Wednesday. Snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are predicted, according to the weather service, with the lower amounts occurring in lower elevations south of Harrisburg.

Thanksgiving: Stories of family in York County

ydr.com — Thanksgiving is a time for families, as people gather to celebrate. Whether someone is a new citizen combining cultures from a homeland to those from America, or it's 40 friends and family members gathering for dinner in a garage, there are plenty of reasons to be thankful.
Nov 25, 2014

Thanksgiving: Stories of family in York County - The York Daily Record ydr.com/local/ci_27009…

West York football coach Ron Miller to resign, stating "The grind got to me"

ydr.com — Coach states "The grind got to me," as he resigns from post Updated: 11/25/2014 02:42:57 AM EST Read more: Ron Miller leaves a legacy to remember Ron Miller won or shared seven YAIAA Division II football championships at West York.
Nov 25, 2014

I have nothing but respect for West York's Ron Miller, and I wish him all the best in becoming “father of the year.” gametimepa.com/yorkadams/ci_2…

Court date set for alleged Hanover Center Square shooter

ydr.com — A formal arraignment for Colin Andrew Hafer, 24, is scheduled for Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. in York By Brandon Stoneburg bstoneburg@eveningsun.com @b_stoneburg on Twitter Updated: 08/22/2014 06:18:36 PM EDT A Harrisburg-area man who police said admitted to shooting 20-year-old Shawn Jarvis in Hanover's Center Square will soon face a York County judge for his formal arraignment.
Nov 25, 2014

Hanover Center Square shooter Colin Hafer is pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter for 5 to 10-years. bit.ly/1yS6qku #ydr911

Dover parents question move to switch school districts

ydr.com — Dover school board's solicitor fielded questions Monday By Angie Mason amason@ydr.com @angiemason1 on Twitter Updated: 11/24/2014 09:13:27 PM EST Parents in Dover Area School District raised questions Monday night about a Washington Township group's efforts to have the township switched to the Northern York County School District.
Nov 24, 2014

Quick story on tonight's meeting. I plan to follow up later. ydr.com/local/ci_27005…

Snow could snarl travel for Thanksgiving holiday

ydr.com — It's a heavy travel time for the holiday. By Teresa Boeckel tboeckel@ydr.com @teresaboeckel on Twitter Updated: 11/24/2014 07:49:10 PM EST A coastal storm expected to deliver up to 8 inches of wet snow on Wednesday could snarl travel for people heading to see family and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov 24, 2014

Still varying snowfall predictions, but looks like rough sledding either way for Wednesday's travel day. ydr.com/weather/ci_270…

York County native to be co-chair of Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's inaugural committee

ydr.com — Updated: 11/24/2014 06:12:57 PM EST Former Gov. Ed Rendell will be the honorary chair of Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's inaugural committee, Wolf said in a news release Monday. Mary Isenhour and Reid Walsh, who both worked on Wolf's campaign, were named co-chairs of the committee.
Nov 24, 2014

Reid Walsh, a York County native, is one of the co-chairs of @WolfForPA 's inaugural committee. #pagov goo.gl/Ag7lYg

Noodles & Company, Panera Bread coming to York Township

ydr.com — Apple Retail Properties is developing the center at South Queen Street and Tyler Run Road By Gary Haber ghaber@ydr.com @GaryMHaber on Twitter Updated: 11/24/2014 05:09:17 PM EST Noodles & Company and Panera Bread will be tenants in a new retail center Apple Retail Properties is building on South Queen Street at Tyler Run Road in York Township.