Best Photojournalism Photos of 2011


 Photographs taken by Debra Schell during 2011 for the Press And Journal. Click the photo to go to story. ©Press And Journal/www.pressandjournal.com

In Royalton, anger over boro’s response to flood


by Debra Schell / Press And Journal Staff : 10/7/2011 Video         Photos Six years ago Amy Benner moved from Harrisburg to a home along the Swatara Creek in lower Royalton. Last month’s flood was her first disaster. The creek, which flows behind her home, filled the streets with water. “We were new to this. We…

Down, but not out


Press And Journal Photo by Debra Schell- James Snook kisses his daughter, Kerri Twaddell, Friday afternoon as they picked through what was left of his home on Few Avenue in Middletown. In flood’s wake, a mountain of trashed memories By Jim Lewis and Debra Schell Press And Journal Staff The floodwaters have receded, leaving its…

Swept away


First an earthquake, then a hurricane, then, seemingly out of nowhere, a flood unseen since the days of Agnes, overtakes the region with devastating effect. In its wake, at least four dead, thousands forced from their homes, and damages yet to be calculated. By Jim Lewis, Debra Schell and Garry Lenton Press And Journal Staff…