today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
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Quote for today … “What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.“- Gertrude Jeckyll
- Ah-h-h-h, those darn trusted relatives: “A Lititz woman is accused of taking tens of thousands ($122,000) of dollars from her 95-year-old mother while caring for her.” – WGAL-TV8
- Today’s the anniversary of the great “Johnstown Flood.” - The History Channel
- “Sex offenders sue to use Facebook” – Mt. Pleasant (MI) Morning Sun [That'd just be one more group of offenders and law-breakers resorting to this medium.]
- The thrill of gardening … in prison.“The first-time program will allow two groups of inmates to grow their own vegetables and flowers, learn a little bit about gardening and nutrition, and share the fruits of their labor with three agencies that provide housing and child care for women and their children in the city.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Could be! You could be a person with unclaimed property or money. There are two pages of names of persons from Lancaster County who have money or property coming to them. You may want to pick up a copy of today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era to scan the list published by the PA Treasury Department, Unclaimed Property. Or you can click here to search online.
- POLICE LOG – “RAPHO TWP.: John R. Hyle, 29, of 1752 Kinderhook Road, Columbia, was charged May 10 with taking items at a store in the 900 block of East Main Street. – EPHRATA: An 11-year-old fifth grader had a small knife at Ephrata Intermediate School, 957 Hammon Ave., Tuesday. The case is being referred to the Youth Aid Panel.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era [EDITOR'S NOTE: In simpler times, in another era, 11-year-old kids would bring their Barlow pocket knives to school to play mumblety-peg.]
- ” … find a cause that’s bigger than you.” This is a line from today’s Intelligencer Journal editorial; this letter to graduates is worth reading.