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Quote for today… “”It would leave college football in the hands of the Jackie Sherrills and Barry Switzers.” – Joe Paterno
- 2012 Lancaster County Home Ownership Fair - April 14 – Public Private Partnership in action.
- Lancaster City hits Columbia-Marietta water deal – MyColumbiaNews [NOTE: The announcement of the "deal" was made in a LEGAL NOTICE previously posted here. - LINKS: Columbia Water Company - Marietta Gravity Water Company]
- “Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras. Fasnacht Day. Those are three names for the one day a year when you’re actually supposed to eat fatty foods — the day before Lent. So go ahead and eat up all that rich goodness on Tuesday. It’s easy to feel like you’re in The Big Easy at Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen, located in a haunted 1800s-era hotel. – Central Penn Business Journal
- There should be an addition to the “three great lies.” Here it is: making promises to communities, their elected “public servants” and public sector agencies and then reneging after existing rules have been relaxed, abandoned or violated. Columbia news, views & reviews published this on December 8: “Hope springs eternal; or as Cole Umber said, “hope lives on because it has no choice.” – “Lancaster City Planning Commission members Wednesday granted final approval for a $20 million project which may never be built. The plan for a 76,578-square-foot office building on the redeveloped Lancaster Stockyards received unanimous commission approval. But real estate developer Tim Harrison said he still does not have an agreement from the national company for which it was designed. – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era AND HERE’S THE ARTICLE IN YESTERDAY’S NEWSPAPER
- $antorum made $3.6 million by lobbying – “Santorum’s federal tax returns show his wealth has risen rapidly since Senate defeat in 2006” – The Washington Post Read the rest of this entry »