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Archive for April 27th, 2012|Daily archive page

today’s news … Friday, April 27

In Uncategorized on April 27, 2012 at 6:00 am

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

Quote for today … I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
” –
Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • Two firefighters taken to hospital;  “two adults and seven children were displaced” as a result of a fire on Union Street yesterday. – MyColumbiaNews

  • The COLUMBIA ROTARY CLUB CHICKEN BBQ will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Columbia Animal Hospital, 4081 Columbia Avenue. For only $7.50 per dinner you will enjoy 1/2 chicken, potato, roll, and applesauce. Support the Rotary Club; the Columbia Rotary Club contributed $16,500 towards the renovation of Columbia’s Rotary Park.
  • “Columbia’s Frank Sahd Salvage Center will hold its annual Earth Day celebration Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its facility at 1045 Lancaster Ave. The free family-friendly event will showcase dozens of local organizations and their “green” innovations, as well as give participants an opportunity to earn extra money by recycling aluminum cans and other metals.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
  • “Harrisburg International Airport on Wednesday reported a 5.2 percent increase in passenger traffic for March;” the busiest quarter since 2005. – York Dispatch

  • Baltimore Sun columnist, Susan Reimer’s column about “The $822,000 Vegas bash and the $47 prostitute” hits the nail dead on … these people in government just do not care that they are spending someone else’s money. And the hell of it is it happens at all levels of government … local, state, federal.
  • Letter writers praise Titanic events in Columbia; address climate change and communists in Congress in letters to the editors in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era

Thinking about starting a business? Need help?

In Education, Government, Opportunities on April 27, 2012 at 5:29 am

If you are one person who is considering starting your own business, it can be really difficult to get information about how to proceed … specifically at the local level. There are no “open doors” here for you to get information unless you are a major corporation.

There is, however, this Pennsylvania-prepared comprehensive guide to help you.

“Each year thousands of Pennsylvanians begin the journey toward entrepreneur ship. Some travel alone with nothing more
than a good idea for a business and money they have saved from their own paycheck. Other potential entrepreneurs need to
develop a detailed plan, secure financing and investigate industry, state and federal regulations.

“Whether your journey from concept to opening day is months or years, you will discover that starting a business requires answers to numerous questions. You will also find that once the business is started, the need for quick, concise information continues throughout corporate life. This guide (above) is intended to direct you toward the people, agencies, and sources of information that can provide answers to both business development and growth questions.”