Today’s news … Friday, February 19, 2016

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

Today’s quote … “The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” – William C. Bryant

Other quotes from the commenters and the article about last night’s school board meeting in another district (but it could be any district with real transparency being questioned) …Exactly! There were some promising new candidates running for school board. Sadly, only a small percentage of the registered voters in MT came out to vote in November…… so this is what we are now dealing with.”

and … “Murry, you are an insult and an affront to the residents of Manheim Township.”

and … “We need to fix what’s broken on the board. Since he (the board president) will not of his own volition step down, we will be calling on you guys (other school board members) to help him make that decision.”

  • There’ll be no steeping of boughs and tinting of buds and swelling of leaves at the River Park this February.
  • If you are not signed up to receive the Borough’s Notify Me email alerts, you may want to know this information about recycling. And you may want to sign up to receive important notices from the Borough.

recycle notice

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census bureau stat.pdf

  • “For the first time, congressional office staff and their constituents can analyze the business patterns of the nation’s 435 congressional districts. These new statistics are available through the U.S. Census Bureau’s updated My Congressional District Web application.

    “Annual County Business Patterns data joins the latest statistics from the American Community Survey to provide the most detailed portrait of America’s congressional districts for the 114th Congress. With statistics spanning 19 economic sectors, County Business Patterns paint a statistical portrait of the businesses that fuel the economy county by county and congressional district by congressional district.

    “For example, the health care and social assistance sector (NAICS 62) employs the most people in 55.7 percent of congressional districts (243 out of 435 congressional districts plus the District of Columbia). The health care and social assistance sector also leads in annual payroll in 49.3 percent of congressional districts (215 out of 435 congressional districts plus the District of Columbia).” – US Census Bureau


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