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 … “Now that the lilacs are in bloom – She has a bowl of lilacs in her room.” - T.S. Eliot
- A reader sent this picture of lilacs blooming; you can almost savor the scent. By the way, if you want to share your photos with Columbia news, view & reviews readers, email them to us at email@example.com.
- Illinois court substantiates first amendment rights; says it is legal to video and audio record police – PoliceOne.com
- “Wrightsviews” - A show in Wrightsville – MyColumbiaNews
- Mark your calendar: I’s time for the annual Lancaster County Drug Task Force Public Auction of “stuff”. Next Saturday, May 19.
- Columbia Jr.-Sr. High School review at U.S. News & World Report’s listing of Pennsylvania’s “best high schools” – U.S. News and World Report
- LEGAL NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/NewEra, May 11, 2012- “LEGAL NOTICE Columbia Borough Council will hold a public hearing in the Columbia Borough Municipal Building, 308 Locust St., Columbia, PA on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 7 pm for the purpose of discussing the needs in the community which the Borough is planning to address with funds available under Lancaster County’s Fiscal Year 2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The Borough has identified the following project that it intends to submit to the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster to address one or more of the needs identified by the Borough and contained in Lancaster County’s Fiscal Year 2011-2015 Consolidated Plan: 1) $250,000 toward the total reconstruction cost estimate of $359,860 for Plane St. from Manor St. to Barber St. (PhaseII) to benefit approximately 43 residential units and includes 1670 linear feet of new curbs, 3 new storm inlets, and replacement of 5’ wide sidewalks on both sides. The Borough invites affected residents, property owners, and other stakeholders to attend this hearing for comment. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation to participate, please contact the Borough Office at 684-2467. Norman B. Meiskey III Borough Manager”