Some “get it” – some don’t!

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This LEGAL NOTICE in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster seeks someone to serve on the School Board.

So maybe, it’s because a floodlight was directed to that Board’s illicit disdain of transparency. That School Board has learned a lesson: when there’s a vacancy, let the citizens know about it, before considering someone to appoint to the position.

That’s something the Columbia Borough School Board has not done; appearances are this  Board has even appointed persons well in advance of any community announcement.

Heck, it appears they’ve even appointed someone who may not have met the residency stipulation: School Board directors must be “a resident of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of election or appointment.”

The Columbia Borough School Board still doesn’t get it when it comes to keeping information current; though personnel changes were made on the School Board directors – the Website has not been updated. 

Sad! Even the NEW Website, which is attractive, easy-to-navigate and fast-loading, has not been updated.

Verizon wins takover bid for Yahoo

A composite file picture shows the logo of Yahoo at Corporate Headquarters and Campus Sunnyvale, California, 20 August 2015 (top) and the logo of Verizon at a store in New York, 07 June 2013 (bottom), USA. US telecommunications giant Verzion on 25 July 2016 announced the takeover of Internet dinosaur Yahoo 4.8 billion US dollars. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO/JUSTIN LANE

  • Yesterday’s announcement of the big acquisition ($4.8 billion) has many shaking their heads? A “yard sale” opportunity of mammoth scale: getting to buy something that once had “worth” of $140 billion for less than three percent of its “worth!” Too good to be true. Appears Verizon is buying into this Richard Carlson quote: “The old adage, ‘If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is’ isn’t always correct. In fact, the suspicion, cynicism, and doubt that are inherent in this belief can and does keep people from taking advantage of excellent opportunities.”


Everyone gets this: The National Night Out community initiative brings community partnerships to the forefront. Citizens and police getting to know each other – “National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community
partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.”

Columbia’s National Night Out – Tuesday, August 4 – from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Glatfelter Memorial Field [Here’s more.]

West Hempfield Township’s | Mountville’s National Night Out – Friday, July 29 – from 5L00 PM to 8:00 PM at Mountville Boro Park [West Hempfield Township and Mountville “always have our event a head of National Night Out (Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016) so that you can hang out with your neighbors in your neighborhood on the actual date…Hope to see you there!”]

river rat

Most people from around here get this: Pennlive‘s got a slide show “What is a Susquehanna river rat?”

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