Today’s news and information gleanings from here and there.
ONCE AGAIN … the “hold-it-in-your-hands” newspaper, LNP – Always Lancaster has been delivered and the online version has not been. It’s 5:14 am and other online publications have been delivered, too, just not. WTH!!! But BRAVO to the tangible, “hold-it-in-your-hands” newspaper delivery people and the back shop folks who produce it, the ones who do the hard work, all night long.
- “The 2015-2016 school year has seen an unprecedented increase in school-related bomb threat incidents both in the United States and throughout the world.” – Educator’s School Safety Network
- Wonder why there’s a disconnect; they’re better than we are? | “Washington ‘insiders’ snub their noses at US public” – futurity.org
Meetings you’ll want to put on your calendar for next week, include:
- October’s council meeting is slated for Monday, October 10 at 7:00 pm at the Borough Hall; look for the DRAFT agenda here.
- Tuesday’s “public conversation on community-police relations and racial violence is set for Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Columbia.” The meeting will be held at the School District office at 6:00 pm.
- Thursday, October 13 – “Committee of the Whole Board Meeting (if needed)” – We anticipate this 7:00 pm meeting at the School District office will be held; we suspect the “(if needed)” is a Website maintenance oversight.
- Columbia Police Department facebook page arrest post
- Taking off the gloves | warnings to people in Florida – FOX43-TV
- Florida’s Division of Emergency Management’s continuing communication with citizens.
- “Nextdoor before a hurricane – hyper-local, hyper-useful” – Aging In Place Technology Watch
- Remember the dire financial straits of the PA Turnpike Commission? | now this; just plain lousy leadership strikes again. – Pennlive
- “A group of 30 former Republican members of Congress signed a letter denouncing Donald Trump, writing that he “makes a mockery of the principles and values we have cherished.” – from an email from The Atlantic Magazine
- “Between Two Poles: Growing Animosity in American Democracy” – Franklin & Marshall Website