IT'S FINALLY LIVE
Almost two months ago, my managing editor called our web designer and I into a meeting to discuss how we planned to deal with putting together a voters guide for next month’s school board election and the General Election in the fall. We decided we wanted something interactive and encompassing, and I decided I didn’t want to spend all my time creating new voters guides because by the...
Dealing with Dates and Times in SQL
A fellow reporter handed me eight years worth of parking ticket data that he acquired from the City of Wilmington a few weeks ago. As databases go, this was a pretty fun and easy one to work with, mainly because it was basic. There were no car makes and models or driver names in the data, so our focus was easy to find, we were going to look at where and when the more than 600,000 tickets were...
The Citizens’ Voice got some great news today about the 2012 Professional Keystone Press Awards. The tab that I was fortunate enough to call my first employer tied Bloomsburg as the overall Division III sweepstakes winner. Click here to read the staff roundup. Apart from helping out with the first-place staff award for our coverage of the September flood, I snagged both first and second...