today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
Quote for today… “We don’t want to destroy the infrastructure of Iraq, because in a few days we’re gonna own that country.”– Tom Brokaw, former talking head on NBC Nightly News. Read more quotes from servile media sources that endorsed the idiocy of war without a plan.
- “Investor wants more of Donegal Group: Also blasted CEO Donald H. Nikolaus’ 2012 total compensation of $1.4 million as ‘outlandish,’ noting it exceeded the combined pay of the three next-highest ranking Donegal Group executives.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
“Columbia’s Holy Trinity to present Living Stations of the Cross” – “Bryan Haberstroh as Jesus, Molly Grab as Mary and Luke Robinson as a Roman soldier rehearse a scene from the Living Stations of the Cross at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Columbia.” (Suzette Wenger / Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era Staff) – MyColumbiaNews
- Mt. Joy Township considers fire tax – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- “DEP chief steps down for job as energy industry lawyer” – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review [Isn’t that special; jumping from a government role to influencing government!]
Pennsylvanians of all stripes had something to say about (PA’s DEP secretary) Mike Krancer, an attorney and former judge of the state Environmental Hearing Board, and the way he ran the oversight agency. Now it’s your turn. Take the poll. How will Krancer be remembered? – Harrisburg Patriot-News
- POLICE LOG – “COLUMBIA: Hussein Stevens, 32, of Columbia, was charged with DUI and driving with a suspended license on March 16 after a vehicle he was driving crashed into the porch of a house at Ninth and Locust streets. The owner of the vehicle was a passenger in the car. – COLUMBIA: Jose J. Ortiz, 57, of Columbia, was charged Sunday with harassment, criminal trespass and public drunkenness after he refused to leave a home in the 300 block of Perry Street, police said.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era [Kudos!!!]