today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
Quote for today … “They know that the president’s harsh, divisive rhetoric has contributed to the toxic levels of partisanship in our politics today.” – Representative Joe Pitts’ comment about the State of the Union speech in a LNP – Always Lancaster article about “party-line responses” to the speech. Joe certainly has an up-front seat at the harsh, divisive rhetoric and toxicity table.
- Powerball winners of the billion dollar plus prize in California, Florida and Tennessee.
- Oh well, it was fun chasing the dream – not throwing away the money!
- The meeting dates and times for the borough’s council committee meetings are posted at the Borough Website.
Outstanding news from Sheetz – The Altoona Mirror
- This from a repost from a Columbia news, views & reviews post at the “You know you’re from Columbia, PA if” facebook page | “Fundraising event to benefit local student with special screening of Concussion at Penn Cinema Lancaster, Pa. On January 21, the Lancaster community will gather to support a young athlete in high school who suffers from POTS, through fundraising efforts while watching Columbia native, Travis Proctor, shine in the movie, Concussion.” NOTE: There’s an article in LNP – Always Lancaster today about this screening.
- ZooAmerica is offering its 30th annual free weekend on January 23 and 24! Visit more than 200 animals representing more than 60 North American species. Throughout the zoo experience up-close “animal encounters’ hosted by ZooAmerica naturalists.
- b@st@rd! – Lancaster Online
- Before buying a puppy, make sure you check out the “kennel” operator – make sure there’s a state license and inspection.
Way cool idea … a specialty foods market … in Brickerville?! another coulda’, woulda’, shoulda’ thought!
- LNP – Always Lancaster reports this company is relocating to Lancaster and it is “expected to create 100 jobs paying competitive salaries.”
- Letter to the editor in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster poses a good question about the legislative and executive branches of government (lights on when wipers are on). If law enforcement (under executive) is not going to enforce the laws or codes enacted by the legislative branch, why have them? Better response is why doesn’t law enforcement do their jobs?