today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
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- Traffic Cam Rts. 30 & 441
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Quote for today… “Because liberalism typically doesn’t sell in American presidential politics, liberal candidates tend to run as culturally conservative centrists.”
- Rich Lowry
- The Historic Columbia Market House has a new market manager; nearby resident and marketing professional, Patrick Wallace, assumed this independent contractor position.
- POLICE LOG: “COLUMBIA: Greg Scott Splain, 41, of Columbia, was cited after a call about a fight on Stump Avenue on May 3. – WEST HEMPFIELD TWP.: Ruth Eckert, 45, of Columbia was driving eastbound on the Columbia Wrightsville Bridge (Route 462) at 2:35 a.m. Friday when she struck the back of a sport utility vehicle driven by Michael Kiehl of Marietta, township police Sgt. Tim Coyle said. Eckert fled, but Columbia police located her in the borough about 10 minutes later. She was taken into custody and DUI and hit-and -run charges are pending, Coyle said. Eckert and Kiehl suffered minor injuries. The vehicles were heavily damaged.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Lugar pushed away from the trough. – CBSNews
- “The Pennsylvania Hospice Network has given its 2012 Community Support Award to Turkey Hill Dairy. Turkey Hill was recognized for its support of Hospice of Lancaster County, backing two capital campaigns and being presenting sponsor of its annual Labor Day auction.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- An article in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era states that Swedish Motors, “the foreign used-car sales and service business has moved about 30 of its vehicles for sale to 1256 River Road (Route 441). That new $350,000 location officially opens today.”
“Governor’s budget cuts ‘will affect the people who are the most needy’”: York County human services director. – York Daily Record
- Another instance of a “trusted person” taking money from a non-profit organization; this time it’s $33,000 from the PTO - FOX43 NEWS