today’s news … Saturday, June 8

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

Quote for today“We have no choice but to use the fund balance to balance the budget, and that will be for recurring expenditures, which is not a good financial plan.” – Laura Cowburn, assistant to the superintendent for business, Columbia Borough School District, in this article: “Bigger classes, fewer choices.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era


  • LINK MEETING: The Lancaster County LINK to Aging and Disability Resources will hold its monthly community partners’ meeting and cross-training workshop Thursday, June 20, in the Bates Room at the Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St., Lancaster.  The meeting begins at 1 p.m. Prospective and current community partners and interested people are invited to attend the meeting and the cross-training workshop to learn more about Lancaster County LINK. Following the meeting, Craig Haggit, the library’s adult services manager, will introduce participants to the increasing array of adult programming and reference services for the library. After his presentation, participants may tour the library to learn more about collections and library resources most useful to seniors and people with disabilities. The meeting is free, but those planning to attend should register by calling 380-9714 or emailing by June 18.
  • VOLKSMARCH WALK: The Penn Dutch Pacers Volksmarch Club will walk in Muddy Run Park on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23. The start point is at the upper pavilion of the park, 172 Bethesda Church Road W., Holtwood. A 10K trail and a shorter trail are available. Walkers can start between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. and finish by 4 p.m. Participation costs $2. Water and hard candy will be available at checkpoints and the start point. For more information, visit or call Pete at 393-6700.

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