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Quote for today… “Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.” – Satchel Paige
- Charged Columbia shooter wants jury trial – LancasterOnLine
- “Police nabbed a man who tried to rob a restaurant in Columbia on Tuesday, they said. Frederick William Caswell, 59, who has no address, targeted the Columbia Family Restaurant at 960 Columbia Ave. at 10:05 a.m., borough police said in a criminal complaint. Caswell demanded all the money in the cash register and threatened to have a gun, police said.” – LancasterOnLine
- “A Tea Light Lantern Float Festival designed to benefit the York County Youth Development Center is planned for April 28 in Wrightsville, according to a county news release. It is open to the public and will help raise money for the center’s youth programming and community outreach activities. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the John Wright Restaurant. It will culminate at 8 p.m. with the lighting of pre-purchased tea light lanterns that will be placed in the Susquehanna River to float downstream.” York Daily Record
- Letters to the editors from today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Love’s not supposed to hurt: “A Mountville man was jailed Wednesday for a series of abusive behavior against his girlfriend.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Drought concerns – MyColumbiaNews
- Maybe parades have had their time as another parade is jeopardized by lack of funding. The Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era reposts, “It may be a lack of funds, but no lack of spirit. The 2010 American Spirit Parade was canceled due to lack of funding. The 2011 parade was threatened with cancellation, but an anonymous donor came through.This year, the April 28 parade has been pushed back nearly five months to allow organizers more time to try to raise money.”
- POLICE LOG – “WEST HEMPFIELD TWP.: Seven Asplundh Tree Service trucks had one or more tires slashed overnight Sunday. – WEST HEMPFIELD TWP.: Mark Morgan, 31, of Lancaster, was cited Sunday after he struck a mailbox in Mountville. – WEST HEMPFIELD TWP.: Michael D. Rowley, 23, of Lancaster, was charged Monday with harassment and criminal mischief after striking a person during a domestic incident and damaging property. – MARIETTA: George J. Ditzler III, 33, of 10 Lancaster Estates, Mount Joy, was cited after a stop sign violation March 11 at North Decatur and West Market streets. – MANOR TWP.: On April 12, a resident of the 500 block of Owl Bridge Read the rest of this entry »