Today’s news – Saturday, January 30, 2016

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

Quote for today … “Landlords like this should not be able to get away with it. Someone has to start making them accountable.”York’s got slum landlords, too.FOX43-TV

Another Quote for today … “The economy is doing great if you believe current leadership in Washington, just don’t pull back the curtain or it will become crystal clear what a joke this “recovery” to real middle class Americans is.” – commenter observation following this Pennlive article about Norfolk Southern’s announcement to whack jobs.


sb50Super Bowl 50 will be played Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The first Super Bowl was played on Jan. 15, 1967, at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, with the Green Bay Packers beating the Kansas City Chiefs by the score of 35-10. This will be the second time the NFL’s championship game will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the last one, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Miami Dolphins 38-16 at Stanford Stadium in 1985. – SOURCE: US Census Bureau

  • “County officials are working with municipalities to tally the cost of last weekend’s massive snowstorm, in hopes of getting federal emergency money.” Lancaster’s spent $788,000 responding to last week’s snow storm; its snow removal budget is $250,000. That’s why all Pennsylvania municipalities will have their hands reaching out to the state. There’s a good possibility that those municipalities who had incident plans in place will get some higher level government funding. The state has already provided assistance to Columbia in the form of snow plowing. – Lancaster Online
  • Documentation is critical – not all municipalities are great about documentation.

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