today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
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- Today in History!
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- The Official Time! – Population Clock (U.S. and World)
Quote for today… “How can anything survive – When these little minds tear you in two. No, it isn’t very pretty what a town without pity can do.” – from “Town without pity” sung by Gene Pitney, written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach
- Dollar Castle Plus has closed. This Locust Street retail business endeavor, which opened in July, is now closed. (In July, Columbia news views & reviews included this post: An opening invitation from The Dollar Castle Plus – Dropped in to chat with owner, LuAnn, yesterday afternoon, and she gave us this invitation to share with Columbia residents and visitors.)
- “Exelon has filed a draft plan on how it intends to manage recreation, river access, fish passage, cottage leases, 46 miles of shoreline and other uses on some 12,658 acres it owns in and along the Susquehanna River.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- What if none of it is proven? “Trial by media and public opinion” often conflicts with the legal process: “Two allegations of child abuse brought against Jerry Sandusky by family members after his November arrest have been labeled unfounded, the attorney for the former Penn State football defensive coordinator said.” – Harrisburg Patriot News
- “Manor Township police (warns) residents to be vigilant after recent incidents involving telephone scams.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- POLICE LOG: “MANOR TWP.: Seven people were charged, police said, after they found them around 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 drinking beer at Turkey Hill Nature Preserve on River Road. The property is owned by Norfolk Southern Railroad. Charged were Kyle MacPherson, 22, of Pequea; Gary Rahn Jr., 21, of Lancaster; Katie Stevenson, 19, of East Petersburg; Caitlyn Hughes, 19, of York; Leona Nagy, 21, of Lancaster; Robert Shultz Jr., 21, of Millersville; and Riley Reardon, 21, of Millersville.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- Letters to the editors from today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “Gov. Tom Corbett’s plan to raid racehorse fund would kill industry, breeders say” – Harrisburg Patriot News
- The ravaging aftermath of a house fire – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era