today’s news … Wednesday, May 29

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

Quote for today… “‘People are getting very, very nervous,’ (Restaurant owner Nick) Liazis said, adding that he heard many rumors circulating in the borough.” – The above quote is from an article about Mount Joy’s debate about police staffing. – MyDonegalNews

  • Sometimes … the folks who do bad things get what they deserve: “Suspended District Judge Kelly Ballentine must surrender the pay she has received during the past three and a half months while awaiting a final disciplinary decision from a state board.” & “A Lititz woman will serve eight years on probation for bilking her 95-year-old mother of more than $100,000 while serving as her caregiver. Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright also ordered Maryann Logan to pay back $98,251 that she still owes her mother.” – LancasterOnLine

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  • Used eyeglasses for tornado victims in Oklahoma will be collected through Thursday by the Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired, 244 N. Queen St. Donors are asked to drop off glasses at the front desk from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The glasses will be mailed to Oklahoma on Friday, in an effort to assist SABVI’s sister agency, NewView Oklahoma, of Oklahoma City. Businesses and other organizations are encouraged to hold their own drives and drop off what they collect at SABVI, which regularly collects glasses for the Lions Club. Workers in Oklahoma will likely grind down the lenses and recycle the frames for those in need, SABVI marketing specialist Kim Yakowski said. NewView is creating a fund to help its many clients and employees directly affected by the tornadoes.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era

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