today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
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Quote for today… “Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.“ – Virgil A. Kraft
- “The following area residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Bloomsburg University: Columbia – Emily Robinson; Marietta – Emily Cauchon; Washington Boro – Lindsey Herr and Allison Gue.” – “The following area students were named to the honors list for the fall semester at Franklin & Marshall College: Lindsay Hartman of Columbia, the daughter of Kathleen Embleton and Robert Hartman and a graduate of Columbia High School; Amy Moser of Columbia, the daughter of Michael Moser and Georgiann Moser and a graduate of Hempfield High School and Ihn Shin of Mountville, the son of Nicholas Frey and Miriam Frey and a graduate of St Joseph’s Preparatory School.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Money can’t buy you track – “Millersville University nixes alumni deal to fund men’s track, cross-country teams” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- It’s St. Patrick’s Day – Celebrate in Columbia at “Union Station Grill - today; open at 7am; Irish breakfast; food specials including corned beef and cabbage; drink specials; bagpipers and Irish bands throughout the day, including The Ogham Stones or at Prudhomme’s – today; live music by James Young – Sinatra Lives! “Rat Pack” selections.” Or you can choose from this listing of specials at other venues across the county. – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “Columbia school board members on Thursday approved implementing a block schedule at the high school, pushing for all Columbia students to be taught in longer class periods as early this fall.” – MyColumbiaNews
- But … are they using “pink slime” in your grocery store-bought meat? – National Public Radio
- CarMax is now open in Lancaster; here’s one of their ads – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era