today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
Quote for today… “Our Legislature is built to bungle. Think about it. The nation’s largest full-time Legislature routinely spits out something like 5,000 bills each two-year session.“ – John Baer, Philadelphia Daily News columnist, in this column: Lawmakers need a ‘one-thing’ rule.
- “Swoyersville Borough Council wants a summit meeting with the fire chiefs” – The Citizens-Voice, Wilkes-Barre, PA
- $antorum’s back … this time as a newspaper columnist in the Lancaster New Era (“Rick Santorum joins the New Era editorial page, starting today.”)
- “Pa. fire chief slammed for son’s use of fire truck at prom” – FireRescue1 and “Pa. chief chided for using fire truck as prom limo” – Connecticut Post
- Jumping ship: York school’s board members’ and superintendent’s resignation – York Daily Record
- “There was no Powerball winner on Tuesday night, and the jackpot is now an estimated $475 million.” – Harrisburg Patriot-News
- 300 pound blueberry pie at “Red, White & Blueberry” day – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- “Jeremy K. Beckley of Columbia recently received the Jordan Earth Science Scholarship of $332. He will graduate from Columbia Junior/Senior High School and attend Millersville University this fall to study environmental geology.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- “SI story is really about PSU political maelstrom that lingers long after Joe Paterno’s firing, death – Harrisburg Patriot-News [Click here to be directed to the lead to the Sports Illustrated article.
- Economic development continues with these just opened enterprises in Columbia: Mullen Books, Kozee Kandles and Columbia Fryer Chicken Shack – MyColumbiaNews & The Merchandiser
- Lancaster New Era editorial on school funding proposal
- EMS Week 2013 – One Mission. One Team. – US. Fire Administration
- Letters to the editors in today’s Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- “Member Walt Mowrer will present “Six Bridges of Columbia and Wrightsville” at a meeting of the Lancaster County Postcard Club Monday at 7 p.m. The group will meet at the Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road.
A brief business meeting will be held, followed by the presentation. The exhibit theme for the month is “Parades”.
For more information, call 627-7732.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- Millersville reviewing guns on campus policy – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- Red Rose Access rates increase – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- POLICE LOG: “MARIETTA: Tyler A. Brock, 21, of 118 W. Market St., Apt. 1, Marietta, was charged with possession of morphine and drug paraphernalia May 2 at his home. Police found him with the drug and a hypodermic needle while he was being arrested on a bench warrant. – EAST DONEGAL TWP.: Frank E. Mowery, 28, of 320 Essex St., Marietta, has been charged after running a red light at River and Colebrook roads April 20. – EAST DONEGAL TWP.: Brandon Marsh, 27, of 219 Chelmsford Drive, Marietta, was charged after a domestic dispute May 9 at his home.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era