today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
Quote for today… “So let’s demand of our elected officials that they represent us — that they stop their in-fighting, sabotaging, obstruction and profiteering and try to get along and work together.” – Jill Sunday Bartoli, in a letter to the editor to the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
- “Police are investigating the death of a 60-year-old man whose vehicle drifted into a wall of the Route 462 bridge over the Susquehanna River on Wednesday.” – LancasterOnLine
- “Columbia irked by proposed 21 percent water hike” and other items from Monday’s council meeting – MyColumbiaNews
- The toll of public office: Manheim’s mayor resigns – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- So … instead of managing costs, let’s just raise prices … that seems to be the municipal model – “services are about to get more expensive in Harrisburg in an effort to close the municipality’s long-running budget deficit.” – Harrisburg Patriot-News
- The high cost of failed leadership oversight: nearly $46 million at Penn State so far – OnwardState.com
- Letters to the editors in today’s Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- POLICE LOG: “LANCASTER: Brad Kalbach, 25, of Columbia, was charged with taking a woman’s wallet inside Charles Laundry, 340 N. Mary St., June 5. Loss was $54.” – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
- Don’t believe everything you read: BEWARE this ad in today’s Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era. “Clear Cast ads for TV antennas may mislead, BBB Warns” – Better Business Bureau Website
- The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is again offering food vouchers (for qualifying persons aged 60 and up) through its Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Vouchers will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Columbia Senior Center, 684-4850,” and other county locations. – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era