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… “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” ~Anton Chekhov
- “Air Force Airman 1st Class Lori K. Leddy graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. The daughter of John and Zoe Leddy of Columbia, she is a 2007 graduate of Columbia High School.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- There’s a brand new Website that is ” … the U.S. government’s official web portal; USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. We provide trusted, timely, valuable government information and services when and where you want them.” – USA.gov
- A rash of car break-ins in West Hempfield – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “Forty years ago the “A” storm of the hurricane season arrived here on June 22.” Agnes revisited- Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “Brandon Hickey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Kutztown University, where he is majoring in business. A 2011 graduate of Hempfield High School, he is the son of Brian and Robin Hickey of Mountville.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Letters to the editors in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Sign of the times … things are getting better? Nearly six pages of sheriff’s sales appear in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era; here’s the link to the Sheriff’s Office listings
- Sandusky trial: now with jury – Harrisburg Patriot-News
- “Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area and Rivertowns PA, USA will sponsor a lecture on “From Gettysburg to the Susquehanna” on Thursday at 7 p.m. The lecture by Stephen Runkle will be held at the National Watch & Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia. Tickets are $18 and registration is requested. Tickets may be ordered by calling 252-0229, extension 4, or visiting SusquehannaHeritage.org. Proceeds will help support events bring planned by Rivertownes for next year’s sesquicentennial celebration of the Civil War burning of the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- POLICE LOG: “MANOR TWP.: A resident of the 2300 block of Columbia Avenue reported that two extension ladders valued at $750 were stolen from his property sometime between May 18 and June 6. A neighbor told police he saw a man carrying the ladders who said he was a friend of the victim and had made arrangements to borrow them. – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era