today’s news … Tuesday, February 7, 2012

today’s news and information gleanings from here and there! 

Quote for todayI have come to the conclusion that the ultimate measure of a man is not where he finds himself in moments of comfort and moments of convenience, but where he finds himself in moments of challenge and moments of controversy” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Athletes" - photographs, 1860-1986, edited by Ruth Silverman. Photo, anonymous circa 1915.
  • “Westbound Route 30 on the Wrights Ferry Bridge over the Susquehanna River between York and Lancaster Counties will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, February 9, so that the contractor can repair potholes in the right “travel” lane to improve safety for motorists driving over the bridge. The westbound single-lane restriction will take place during the daytime hours between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., weather permitting.” – PennDOT Travel Notice
  • Nicole Cunnningham was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Alvernia University, where she is a senior pursuing a bachelor of science degree in health science and a master’s of science degree in occupational therapy. A 2011 graduate of Columbia High School, she is the daughter of Deb and Dave Cunningham of Columbia.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • POLICE LOG:COLUMBIA: Douglas A. Givler, 44, of Columbia, was charged with taking $11.38 worth of items Jan. 31 from Musser’s Market, 960 Lancaster Ave.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • LEGAL NOTICE, published in the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era, February 6, 2012: “OFFICES OPEN FOR NOMINATION GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION APRIL 24, 2012 The Lancaster County Board of Elections announces the following offices open for nomination for the General Primary Election to be held April 24, 2012. President of the United States – 4 year term – Vote for One United States Senator – 6 year term– Vote for One Attorney General – 4 year term – Vote for One Auditor General – 4 year term – Vote for One State Treasurer – 4 year term – Vote for One Representative in Congress – Districts 7 & 16 – 2 year term – Vote for One Senator in the General Assembly – Districts 13 – 4 year term – Vote for One * Representative in the General Assembly – Districts 37, 41, 43, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100 – 2 yr term – Vote for One * Delegate to the Republican National Convention – 7th District – Vote for Four Delegate to the Republican National Convention – 16th District – Vote for Three Alternate Delegate to the Republican National Convention – 7th District – Vote for Four Alternate Delegate to the Republican National Convention – 16th District – Vote for Three Delegate to the Democratic National Convention – 7th District – Vote for Nine (Five Male and Four Female) Delegate to the Democratic National Convention – 16th District – Vote for Six (Three Male and Three Female) Alternate Delegate to the Democratic National Convention – 7th District only – Vote for One (Female) Committeeman & Committeewoman – Republican ONLY – ALL Voting Districts – 2 year term – Vote for One County Committee Nomination Petitions are available from the Lancaster County Board of Elections, 150 North Queen Street, Suite 117, Lancaster, PA. Nomination Petitions for State-Wide Offices are available from the State Bureau of Elections, North Office Building, Harrisburg, PA. Petitions for all offices EXCEPT Senator in the General Assembly and Representative in the General Assembly may be circulated from January 24, 2012 and filed no later than 5:00 P.M. on February 14, 2012. Petitions for Senator in the General Assembly and Representative in the General Assembly may be circulated from January 26, 2012 and filed no later than 5:00 P.M. on February 16, 2012. * * The information contained within this notice is based on the Supreme Court’s order which directs that the “2001 Legislative Reapportionment Plan, ….shall remain in effect until a revised Final 2011 Legislative Reapportionment Plan having the force of law is approved.”

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