Today’s news … Sunday, October 30, 2016

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

Today’s quote … “Lawmakers had a chance to do something truly historic by passing this bill, flawed though it may have been. But the wrong side of history is too often where Pennsylvania finds itself. And here we are. Again.” – From the editorial in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster; another snapshot into the dysfunctional Pennsylvania legislature’s unwillingness to put aside party politics to resolve issues.

trick-or-treat-h“Trick-or-treating—going from house to house in search of candy and other goodies—has been a popular Halloween tradition in the United States and other countries for an estimated 100 years.” – Read more at the History Channel‘s article: “History of Trick-or-Treating.

  • REMINDER: Last scheduled budget Special Meeting of Columbia Borough Council will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:00pm.


  • The beauty of sustainable farming; wonderful foods; awesome music and farmers’ markets in a video
  • Today’s LNP – Always Lancaster‘s “Deeds Recorded” shows an inordinately high share of Columbia properties transferred to banks, mortgage companies or “investment” groups.

Click here to go to the state’s Website of inspections … and the listing of the violations at each location. The statewide directory lists inspections for all municipalities in York County and Lancaster County.… except those in Columbia – Columbia persists in having its own inspection system with its own forms and inspection items – rather than the one used statewide.


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