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Today’s news … Monday, June 20, 2016

In Uncategorized on June 20, 2016 at 5:09 am

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

Today’s quote … “Politicians who feel the need to ban, manipulate and otherwise control the press are showing weakness and insecurity — not strength.” – from this LNP – Always Lancaster editorial condemning the dumass decisions of elected public servants and wannabe’s who won’t talk to news media because they cannot control what will be said.

A second quote … “The functionaries of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty and property of their constituents. There is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves, nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1786.

A third quote … “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin

sun-clouds3Sunny, with a high near 88

  • Here’s a “makes sense” discovery at the Borough Website | “Please note: Internal Borough email addresses have been changed to the person’s first initial and last name @columbiapa.net (see contact page)!” It’s just another small step to have the councillors and the mayor added to that list!!!
  • Franklin’s connection with the case in 2013BuzzFeed
  • News release:
    “The Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center along with major sponsors Union Community Bank and Donegal Insurance Group will host the 35th annual Antique, Art & Craft Show on Saturday, June 25 from 9 am to 3pm.”The name describes the offerings available at this popular outdoor event which features 200 vendors filling Locust Street Park and lining the main thoroughfare.  Look for a mixture of artwork, crafts, antiques, and food.  Enjoy music provided by the Twin Rose Community Band from 10:30 to 11:30 in the park gazebo, then linger to hear the music of Sweet Life from noon to 1:30.  Patrons may also be entertained by the antics of Sneakers the Clown as he amuses the young and the young at heart.

    “Free parking & free shuttle service for the Antique, Art & Craft Show is available from Glatfelter Field located along Rt. 462 at 12th Street in Columbia.  This event is open to the public free of charge. For more information, visit the SVCC website www.PaRivertowns.com  or call 717-684-5249.”

 

  1. All those involved in the incident on the Vanderbilt campus ,players, coaches must pay the ultimate penalty. Too often athletes are publicly forgiven and receive a slap on the wrist for something so terribly terribly wrong let Justice take its course and hopefully all those involved will receive the punishment that they have coming.

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