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Today’s news (part II) … Tuesday, June 13, 2017

In Everyday Living, Government, In Columbia, Lists, Opportunities, People on June 13, 2017 at 6:44 am

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

Quote for today … “You (the United States) and your agents are the source of instability in the Middle East…who created Islamic State? America … America’s claim of fighting against Islamic State is a lie.”Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in this Reuters news article.

A second quote …It would probably be a good idea to have a gps type bracelet or built into watch gadget so that missing dementia folks can be located fast. They have things for pets so it is not impossible.” – Comment following this Lancaster Online article about a person with “with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia” return.

  • NOTE: That technology exists | Columbia’s police department is one of many in Lancaster County which can employ Project LifeSaver technology to locate persons who go missing – often these persons have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders or persons on the Autism spectrum.
  • LEGAL NOTICE | a “‘special exception(s) and/or variance(s)’ … with a reduction in required off street parking”Lancaster Online
  • Other agenda items discussed at last night’s council meeting included (1) speeders on Columbia’s streets; (2) no agreement on adding more stop signs on Manor Street (not to control speeding – but for pedestrian safety) and (3) a movement on the borough’s part to introduce social media into its communication plan – a work in progress as the social media protocols are being studied.

cpd facebook postsColumbia Police Department’s recent facebook page posts on the forefront of announcing community events – ahead of Columbia’s announced movement to embracing social media an integrated communications approach.

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