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today’s news … Monday, May 21, 2012

In Uncategorized on May 21, 2012 at 6:00 am

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

Quote for todayBetter a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.” – Edward Abbey

  • The Columbia Education Foundation awarded more than $34,000 to Columbia Borough School District teachers for programs and projects designed to enhance the educational environment for students.”  – MyColumbiaNews [The purpose of the Columbia Education Foundation is to be an important source of additional revenue, resources and support for the school district. The Foundation structure is separate from the governing structure of the school district, giving it the ability to independently argue the financial case for the district and can mobilize community support and provide a forum for activity. As a tax-exempt nonprofit organization the Foundation raises funds on its behalf and distributes those funds to the district to support high priority projects.” – Columbia Education Foundation Website]
  • LEGAL NOTICE, published in the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era, May 21, 2012 – “NOTICE OF PROPOSED BUDGET The Board of Education of the Columbia Borough School District approved a proposed 2012-2013 budget on May 17, 2012, in the amount of $21,012,134. This budget will be funded by anticipated revenues of $20,176,885 with the remainder appropriated from available fund balance (estimated to be $835,249) for one-time expenditures and for budget reserves, if needed. Said budget is Read the rest of this entry »

ListVerse: “Top 10 reasons to admire John Lennon”

In Lists, Opinions on May 21, 2012 at 5:39 am

John Lennon is one of the most influential people in history. His message of peace, love, and happiness will forever be remembered. In the 1960s and 70s, Lennon was revolutionary in changing negative social values. His lyrical tone was unmatched and musical prowess sensational. During his lifetime, John Lennon was the focus of a negative media campaign that saw his message as a threat.

Lennon was regularly battered by the press in the United States who fabricated stories to make him look bad. This trend has continued to the present day with hundreds of online articles giving material about isolated events in the life of Lennon and making false claims about his true personality. John Lennon was a musical pioneer and peaceful man. He helped introduce the world to rock & roll and free thought. For this, we will forever be grateful.

Click here to read the ListVerse Top 10 Reasons.

Celebrate National EMS Week with QRS at the Columbia Public Library – May 23

In Education, Everyday Living, In Columbia, Opportunities, People on May 21, 2012 at 4:56 am

Click here for more information about Columbia Quick Response Service (QRS).

This presentation will be a recognition of National EMS Week; Wednesday, May 23 is Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day.