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The Evening Sun is looking for freelance writers and correspondents to help us better cover the communities we serve. If you think you have what it takes to be a reporter and storyteller, send a resume and writing sample to … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Andy Robinson is a 20-year-old Hanover native now attending Northeastern University in Boston, majoring in journalism, and was in Boston at the time of the bombings and submitted this letter. He worked on the staff of The Student … Continue reading
By MARC CHARISSE In the venerable game of bridge, an especially weak hand is called a yarborough, after the second Earl of Yarborough, a 19th-century card player who is said to have bet 1,000 to one against getting such a … Continue reading
Unless there’s an angry mob with pitchforks and torches outside my hospital room this week, I’m seriously thinking of getting rid of the TV grids in The Evening Sun. I mentioned this to some fellow editors the other day and … Continue reading
They’ll get Gene Lyons out of my newspaper when they pry his column from my cold dead fingers. Well, OK, I’m not exactly sure I’d lay down my life for Lyons, and I’ve never thought of The Evening Sun as … Continue reading
My new boss will be joining me for the annual town meeting we co-sponsor with television station WGAL this Thursday at Hanover’s Guthrie Memorial Library. So it would be great if my fans — either one of them — stopped … Continue reading
When bad news breaks, the newsroom usually goes on adrenaline-fueled auto-pilot. Personal feelings get pushed aside for the moment. No time to feel. Barely enough time to get it right and get it online and in the paper. But … Continue reading
I don’t recall ever before saying a prayer to open a luncheon in the resolutely secular world of modern American journalism. And I could sense a slight discomfiture among some of the attendees at a lunch the other week sponsored … Continue reading