today’s news … Wednesday, June 5

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

Quote for today… “We’re building a nation. We’ve got to suffer. No great trail was ever blazed without hardship. That’s life.” – John Wayne’s character, from the movie “The Big Trail.” – Reason.com

4WheelCityHip-Hop Sensation 4 Wheel City to perform at “Living Well With A Disability” Conference & Expo

  • Clark Meshey graduated recently from Kutztown University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in communications design with concentrations in advertising, interactive and graphic design. He also was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. A 2009 graduate of Columbia High School, he is the son of John and Tammy Meshey.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
  • “Lancaster County was the region’s winner in the Young Lungs at Play Community Challenge for having the most parks, playgrounds and day-care centers to adopt tobacco-free policies. In celebration of World No Tobacco Day, Lancaster County was honored by the Southeast Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Project and SET-Free Coalition at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, at Lititz Springs Park, 18 N. Broad St., Lititz. Representatives from Pennsylvania Department of Health, Clean Air Council, Lancaster General Health and Tobacco-free Coalition of Lancaster County were present at the celebration. For more information, go to cleanair.org.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
  • Columbia has a tobacco-free policy for its parks – “enforced through voluntary compliance” – Sounds like the old-style military chant, “smoke ’em if you got ’em.”

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