Today’s news … Saturday, November 26, 2016

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

Today’s quote … Nursing homes need to be monitored with prescription painkiller usage…. .” – From a comment following this Lancaster Online article about ending the opioid outbreak in the county.

Another quote … “They never stop to say hello to anybody. They don’t do that kind of thing anymore. They need to get out and talk to people more. They need to get out of their cars and stop being so afraid.” – Lancaster City resident’s comment from the editorial about community policing in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster.

small-business-saturdayMany area small business enterprises are participating in SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY today. Only qualifying American Express Card accepting small merchants will be featured on the map.

  • From the POLICE LOG in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster: NO HARM, NO FOUL: A West Hempfield 20-year old man “told police he entered the home to steal property, but did not take anything.” | A Columbia man “was charged after he threatened to return with a weapon after he was asked to leave Brucekie’s Pub.” | In Marietta, they’re getting ready for winter as a man and a woman “were charged with taking a $568 snow blower from the 100 block of West Front Street Aug. 16.” She’s in jail; he’s not but the police are looking for him.
  • In Carlisle, an agenda item on the November council meeting is “Borough Council may consider authorizing the Borough Solicitor to review, approve and advertise a proposed ordinance to establish a Human Relations Commission/Antidiscrimination Ordinance.” An article in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster states, “The ordinance is designed to protect the rights of those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community and create a Human Rights Commission to hear complaints of discrimination in the borough.”

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