Today’s news … Saturday, September 17, 2016

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

Quote of the day … “He got three traffic citations. In Pennsylvania, texting and driving is a $45 fine. I’ll be crippled for the rest of my life, and my career as an EMT is over.” – Joey Eddins, a Columbia QRS volunteer, from this Lancaster Online [Insider] article about her story of being in a traffic crash as a result of a person who was texting while driving.


  • The school’s facebook page, too, carried photos and this post: “Lancaster Catholic High School teamed up with South Central Task Force on September 16 to conduct an Intruder Drill. The exercise was conducted to prepare LCHS students, faculty and staff, as well as local police, resonpders (sic) and task force members on what to do in the event of a real emergency situation.”
  • Was there similar communication with the community when Columbia Borough’s police department conducted it’s own “active shooter” exercise a couple years ago? Not really …

all-goodThis is extracted from the Borough council May 14, 2012 meeting minutes.

2016 election.jpgWho will win the presidency? – news release

petrogliphsColumbia Crossings facebook page – Name change? When did the Columbia Crossings structure transition to the Columbia Crossings River Trails Center?

closedReminder notice from the Columbia Public Library: “Knitting Class is CANCELLED (sic) due to a death in the instructor’s family. It is rescheduled for OCTOBER 15 from 1 to 3:30″

wh-open-houseWest Hempfield Township Police Department facebook page



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