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Today’s news … Monday, August 15, 2016

In Uncategorized on August 15, 2016 at 5:46 am

Today’s Quote ” … more adults need to step up, not walk away, and help the victims of bullying.” – Excerpted from a seventh-grade Hempfield School District student’s letter to the editor in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster.


  • Another is a 40-year old grandmother leaving her one-year-old grandson in a car yesterday – an extremely hot day. – Pennlive

cursiveThere’s a string with a couple dozen posts at You know you’re from Columbia PA if… about cursive.

hinkles deliversDid you know Hinkle’s will deliver your food orders to you? Trés cool!

Lancaster Death Cafe 09-10-2016

“At a Death Café people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives” – DeathCafe.com This next Death Café is hosted collaboratively by the Manheim Township Public Library and the Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources – Lancaster County partners’ network


Let’s have transparency in School District happenings.

Two Websites | same out of date information at each! The info’s the same – just a different shell at this one (http://www.columbia.k12.pa.us/) and this one (http://www.columbiabsd.org/).

confusion continues

ouch too

Stinging comments are flowing in at these Columbia Spy “in search of truth” posts:

“Tom Strickler named Director of Operations at Columbia Borough School District”

“Strickler skips meeting without explanation; board grapples with questions”


  1. Bullying is getting out of hand & needs to be stopped. All hands on deck to help eliminate bullying. Educating all of us about the harm is vital, parents included. Strick enforcement of bullying with strick penalties must become the norm. It is sad that one must consider if the above approach doesn’t work, the bullies need to be bullied.

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