today’s news … Friday, March 30

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

Quote for today… The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. – Albert Einstein

  • “A California-based company co-founded by Chris Anderson, a 2003 Eastern York High School grad, played a role in designing the user experience for the popular social media story-telling platform that has given journalists — and really anyone — the power to produce digital news by threading together online commentary to natural disasters, protests and other events across the world.” – York Daily Record
  • “Officials at the seven Lancaster County districts said they’ll closely follow the Solanco case but don’t currently plan to change or curtail their drug-testing programs. Columbia plans to review its policy, Superintendent Barry Clippinger said, but the district ‘anticipates that no actions will be recommended until the facts in Solanco’s case are resolved in court.’”- Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • “If someone calls you with a pitch to buy Hempfield school construction bonds, it’s probably a hoax, school district officials say. Hempfield posted a warning on its website Thursday about an unknown individual or individuals who apparently are attempting to sell bogus bonds to residents over the phone.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • “Donald E. Armold was third on the list of Vietnam War veterans whose names were included on a bronze plaque at a Mount Joy memorial when it was unveiled in 2010. There is only one problem, and it’s a big one. Armold, 68, of Manheim Township, isn’t a Vietnam War veteran.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • “The following area residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Penn State University: ColumbiaDerrick Armold, Emily Detz, Elizabeth Edkin, Samantha Gaud, Victoria Grice, Luke Grice, Brandon Houck, Joshua Miller, Andrew Newcomer, Deidra Russell, Julie Vardaro, Andrew Warfel; MariettaPamela Bensin, Edward Cole, Michael Dipietro, Maritta Rebecca Rose, Amber Smith, Kirsty Ward, Hannah Warfel; MountvilleRebecca Bomberger, Mark Cloyd, Kaitlin Crawford, Staci Henry, Thomas Mueller, Carley Richardson, Sarah Rupp, Tyler Scaglione, Amanda Stager, Stephen Vlassis; Washington BoroFrank Dano, Grant Elledge, Holly Underkoffler and WrightsvilleSavannah Cramer, Megan Fisher, Erin Gross, Robert McMinn, Jennifer Sigman, Brianna Sites.” Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • LEGAL NOTICE, published in the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era, Friday, March 30, 2012:  “NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the residents and taxpayers of Manheim Borough: There will be a special Manheim Borough Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 7:00 PM prevailing time in Council Chambers at 15 East High Street, Manheim, PA for the purpose of discussing the Manheim Borough Manager Recruitment Process. Submitted by: Stephen Gabriel Interim Manheim Borough Manager.”
  • Kristan Ann Knight of Columbia and Gregory Alan Hammond, Jr. of Mountville were inducted recently into the Alpha Nu Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Harrisburg Area Community College.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era

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