today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
- Today’s Weather!
- Today in History!
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- The Official Time! – Population Clock (U.S. and World)
Quote for today… “Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.” – Honore de Balzac
- Junior Seau dead at age 43 – ESPN
- “Audit of Pa. Legislature reveals questionable expenditures and a $183.5 million nest egg for the House and Senate” – Harrisburg Patriot-News
- “Bill Daley of Columbia was elected vice president or the Lancaster Chapter 1008, Vietnam Veterans of America and Associates. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Park City Center community room. All Vietnam War veterans and Vietnam era veterans are welcome to attend.” – Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- “Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law has been challenged with a “lawsuit, filed in the state’s Commonwealth Court, said the law violates the state constitution’s “free and equal” elections clause and another clause that establishes qualifications to vote in Pennsylvania.” – The Washington Times
- Letters to the editors about roaming cats, “access” cards and life-saving police officers in today’s Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era
- In a press release, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius states: “In May, we recognize Older Americans Month — a tradition dating back to 1963 to honor the many contributions of our nation’s older citizens. This year’s theme “Never Too Old to Play” encourages older Americans to stay active in their own lives and in their communities. Older Americans are living longer and are more active than ever before. With the aging of the baby boomer generation – the largest in America’s history – our senior population is expected to number 72.1 million by 2030. This increase will present all of us with tremendous opportunities, as well as, new challenges. Read the press release here.
- Sunday nights are back: Long’s Park summer music schedule is set – Lancaster Intelligenger Journal/New Era
- Middletown mess: “A sixth Middletown Council member or borough employee has announced his resignation since the beginning of the year. ” – Harrisburg Patriot-News