Sunday news slices – 7/23/2017


Lancaster County’s Inspections at Lancaster Online.

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.

POLICE LOGWest Hempfield Township’s Police Department’s activity in today’s POLICE LOG contains four people from Columbia cited with DUI’s. – LNP – Always Lancaster

family fun“The sixth annual Family Days on the Farm will be held in Lancaster County on the property of Elam J. Stoltzfus, 6175 Beaver Road, Narvon, PA 17555, Friday July 28, 4pm-8pm and Saturday July 29, 8am-4pm (Rain or Shine). With a mission to provide education for producing healthy food and learning rural living skills, this free family event will have speakers,  seminars, and demonstrations on a wide variety of topics including: Farming and Gardening – Homemaking – Beekeeping – Human Health & Nutrition. Keynote speaker Sally Fallon, founder of Weston A. Price Foundation, will explain why people living in remote regions that still eat the traditional diets of their ancestors are so healthy and what we can learn from them to improve our family’s health. Children will enjoy the petting zoo and corn box. For event details see the calendar at or call 717-225-6639. – SOURCE: news release

congress.jpgThe editorial in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster hits the target. “New Prescription” identifies the political gridlock based on party line revenge politics.

budget messPennsylvania’s budget is still an unresolved mess – but that doesn’t stop the political grandstanding. Penn Live

head-of-weaselnomicsDaily KOS columnist minces no words about the weasel: “Every former CBO director signs on to letter telling Paul Ryan to take a flying leap” 

insurance exchange“Here is where the U.S. Congress buys its health insurance”MarketPlace

sludgeIn 2015, in Northhampton County, Penn., Upper Mount Bethal Township residents organized as Sludge Free UMBT and challenged the Department of Environmental Protection’s approval for Synagro Mid-Atlantic Inc. to apply the biosolids fertilizer on the Potomac, Sunrise and Stone Church farms. (Image: Sewage Sludge Action Network)

“It’s Time to Talk (Again) about Sewage Sludge on Farmland” – In These Times

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