DA: “are presumed innocent.” First time this has been said publicly since two Columbia men were detained and arrested a few days ago. In an article in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster and at a Lancaster Online “insider” post.
“The Lancaster County chapter of the NAACP will host a community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at Mount Zion AME, 222 South. 5th Street., Columbia, to discuss ideas for resolving tensions between citizens and police.” – from an LNP – Always Lancaster article
In Baltimore standoff, police take away social media “streaming” – The Baltimore Sun
Déja vu all over again? – This post is from a local facebook page – posted an hour ago (around 4:30 am): “Did anyone else hear something like fire works, screeching noise followed by loud bang, being set off about 15 minutes ago (3:15 am or so)? My puppy got me up to go out, then we heard this and he started barking and carrying on. With what happened n town the other day I am hoping it was not something like that I actually heard.”
Then there’s this insolent post at another local group’s facebook page about the new dining place coming soon to Columbia: “Yes??? Lol n ooook OK I was driving past wondering who was gonna take their turn the Mexican grill shut down so fast I never got to try it. I hope I can try this black. .olive garden!!??? Is it a bar/restaurant??? What kind of food will b served sounds like a “black persons” olive garden 😂”
Social security: two takes from Time Goes By. Republicans: “(dark, frightening and totalitarian) and their platform position on Social Security in particular (privatize it).” versus Democrats: “will fight every effort to cut, privatize, or weaken Social Security, including attempts to raise the retirement age, diminish benefits by cutting cost of living adjustments, or reducing earned benefits.”
Yep, it’s listed with others at this Pennlive slide show. The complete Medicare report is here. Another Pennlive article lists how patients die in nursing homes and the “piddly” slap on the wrist fines assessed.