Today’s news … Sunday, July 3, 2016

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

Quote for today … “Ideally every county should reassess every three to four years. However, the typical period between reassessments in Pennsylvania is at least 20 years.” – extracted from the Taxpayers Guide to the 2018 Reassessment.

Mortgage calculator. House, noney and document.

  • The page one article in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster tells you about the impending ressassment of property taxes in Lancaster County. You can attend a question and answer session of the 2018 countywide property reassessment at the Quarryville Library, 357 Buck Road, at 6 p.m. on July 13. You can read more about the process here: Taxpayers Guide to the 2018 Reassessment.
  • Lancaster County inspections | Creekside’s follow-up has repeat items, including food and water bowls for (pet visitors) in the food preparation area. New Yang Garden has visitors in the food prep area too, it appears. Bube’s Brewery joins other places that rack up bunches of violations. That new Rutter’s outside Mountville: not so hot inspection. – Lancaster Online


  1. Enjoyed reading about battle of Gettysburg. I love going there and touring the battlefield. Always learn something new.

  2. If some of the eating establishments have the same violations year after year, can they be fined one closed until problems are corrected. If they are not fixed for two or three years,it is obvious there is no teeth in the state system.

  3. Unfortunately, Paul, your observation appears to be accurate.

    The state is really unwilling to shut them down. What might work better (and help balance the unwieldy state budget) might be levying fines for violations.

    Heck, even Columbia could consider that with its own interpretation of the state’s inspection program.

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