today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
- Today’s Weather!
- Today in History!
- Traffic Cam Rts. 30 & 441
- The Official Time! – Population Clock (U.S. and World)
Quote for today … “I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay
- Tea Light Festival postponed – York Dispatch
- Two firefighters taken to hospital; “two adults and seven children were displaced” as a result of a fire on Union Street yesterday. – MyColumbiaNews
- Columbia council votes to move parking area for Market House stand holders. – MyColumbiaNews
- The COLUMBIA ROTARY CLUB CHICKEN BBQ will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Columbia Animal Hospital, 4081 Columbia Avenue. For only $7.50 per dinner you will enjoy 1/2 chicken, potato, roll, and applesauce. Support the Rotary Club; the Columbia Rotary Club contributed $16,500 towards the renovation of Columbia’s Rotary Park.
- “Columbia’s Frank Sahd Salvage Center will hold its annual Earth Day celebration Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its facility at 1045 Lancaster Ave. The free family-friendly event will showcase dozens of local organizations and their “green” innovations, as well as give participants an opportunity to earn extra money by recycling aluminum cans and other metals.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “Wrightsville kids put thumbprints all over race car, with help from cops” – York Dispatch
- “Harrisburg International Airport on Wednesday reported a 5.2 percent increase in passenger traffic for March;” the busiest quarter since 2005. – York Dispatch
- Baltimore Sun columnist, Susan Reimer’s column about “The $822,000 Vegas bash and the $47 prostitute” hits the nail dead on … these people in government just do not care that they are spending someone else’s money. And the hell of it is it happens at all levels of government … local, state, federal.
- Letter writers praise Titanic events in Columbia; address climate change and communists in Congress in letters to the editors in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Four plus pages of Sheriff Sales of properties are in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era