Today’s news … Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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

Today’s quote … “In April, district judge Robert Herman dismissed the perjury charge due to lack of evidence while allowing other misdemeanor charges to stand. Herman was substituting for Jimenez at the time.” – Paragraph from this Lancaster Online article, “City cop accused of lying under oath will face perjury charge.”

Another quote … “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” – From The Bible, Philippians 4:8

  • School Board meeting on Thursday – here’s the agenda. – Awesome to be able to see what’ll be discussed !!!

closedThese stores will be closed this year on Thanksgiving! … and the list will grow.

  • In February,  “Gov. Tom Wolf announced a partnership  with Adapt Pharma to offer one free carton (two doses) of Narcan Nasal Spray to all Pennsylvania public high schools,” Columbia School District  is in the process of “acquiring Narcan” according to an article in today’s LNP – Always Online.
  • If you’d registered to get special notifications from the Borough, you’d have received this: Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative – Join our 2016 Fall CSA today! Fall starts the week of October 30th and ends the week of December 19th for a total of 8 weeks. The deadline to sign up for fall is October 21, 2016. All costs reflect the total 8-week season. Your weekly pickup day and times have not yet been determined for this season and will depend on which pickup location you choose. Final pickup details will be emailed to all Fall CSA Members the week before the season begins.
  • Not exactly a glowing, hearty recommendation, but LNP – Alway Lancaster‘s editorial today is an endorsement for Clinton – or maybe against Trump | “Both she and Trump are not only flawed, but unpopular. So the first inclination of our editorial board was to endorse ‘none of the above.’ But someone is going to be inaugurated Jan. 20. In our view, the best and only choice for president Nov. 8 is Hillary Clinton.”
  • Lock Haven University Hosting 2nd Veteran’s Benefits Expo —LOCK HAVEN, Pa – The public is invited to attend LHU’s 2nd Veteran’s Benefits Expo. Come out and explore all of the benefits and services available to our area Veterans and their dependents. You may also find opportunities to get involved to help support our local veterans.WHAT: 2nd LHU Veteran’s Benefits ExpoWHEN: Thursday, November 10th; 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.WHERE: Student Recreation Center, Campus of Lock Haven UniversityWHO: Kristin Vincenzes, 717-818-5377, kav813@lhup.ediNumerous vendors will be onsite to discuss their services, including the VFW Benefit Center, Canine Partners for Life, Veteran Multi-Service Center, Centre/Clinton County P.A. Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs, Horses of Hope, and many more. The Expo will feature guest speakers at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The event will be held indoors, rain or shine. Drinks and snacks will be provided. For more information about the Veteran’s Benefits Expo please contact Kristin Vincenzes at 717-818-5377, or
    For more information on Lock Haven University, visit, email, or call (570) 484.2011.Lock Haven University is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania. – SOURCE: news release
  • Another edition of Fourth Friday is coming up on October 28th Jonal Gallery/DWDesigns Boutique & Custom Frame Shop, 653 Locust Street, Columbia PA 17512 – (717) 669-1890Jonal Gallery/DWDesigns will kick off it’s 2016 Holiday Promotion. Stop in and take advantage of selected discounts and special offers on DWDesigns textiles, Adult Coloring Books, Stationery Sets and more. Shop early for the best selection and save! Open Friday and Saturday from noon until 5:00pm and select Fourth Fridays 5:00pm until 9:00pm.Susquehanna Center for the Creative Arts, 224 Locust Street, Columbia, Pa. 17512 – (717) 576-9628The Fall Invitational Show will feature art work by regional artists Opening October 28 thru November 19, 2016. The show will be comprised of paintings, drawings, ceramics, mixed media, sculpture and contemporary glass created by some of the regions leading artists. Hours are Wednesday 4 – 6, Friday and Saturday 10-4, Fourth Friday until 9. The Arts @ Hinkle’s, 247 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512 – (717) 324-0096Visit the Arts @ Hinkle’s for a special exhibit this month honoring the Albatwitch with Extraterrestrial and Paranormal art!Also, anytime you visit the Arts @ Hinkle’s you can make a bowl to donate to the Empty Bowls event that supports families at TLC.  TLC, a program of Tabor Community Services, provides shelter and support for Lancaster County residents experiencing homelessness.

    Bootleg Antiques & Oddities, 135 Bridge Street, Columbia PA 17512 – (717) 684-0009

    At Bootleg, Vin Fisher will be playing live music and free refreshments will be available. Hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 – 5, Friday 10 – 8, and Sunday 1 – 5. SOURCE: news release

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