Today’s news – Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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

US flagShout out to Columbia’s Foresters of America for sponsoring a Flag Day message in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster.

Quote for today … “Flag Day is a state holiday in Pennsylvania that honors the flag of the United States of America.” – From this Penn Live article: “Flag Day 2017: Why do we celebrate? And why do we have Pennsylvania to thank for it?”

Another quote for today … When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.” – George Bernard Shaw

sessionsThe line from Hamlet seems to apply: “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”



school briefColumbia’s in the School Briefs in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster. Click on the graphic to enlarge.

school district budgets

Click on the above graphic to read “THE PASA-PASBO REPORT ON SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGETS” report | Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators & Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials – January 2017

  • There are three actively licensed real estate appraisers in the 17512 zip code; three funeral directors; two landscape architects and a bunch of real estate people according to the state’s searchable database.

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  • Through an initiative called SkillUp Lancaster, any Lancaster County resident is eligible for a free 6 month license for Metrix Online Learning. With a catalog of over 4,500 courses, you can choose a career pathway, earn badges, and close the skills gap that you need to find employment. To self-register, follow this link: SkillUp Lancaster

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