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Turkey Hill Thanks Area Vets With Free Coffee and Car Washes

In Uncategorized on November 8, 2017 at 9:13 pm

LANCASTER, PA, November 8, 2017—This Veterans Day, November 11th, Turkey Hill stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana are honoring America’s heroes by welcoming active, inactive, and retired military personnel to stop by for a free 16-ounce coffee or cappuccino. And, at locations where car washes are available, they are invited to enjoy a free Ultimate Wash service. Customers can find car wash locations by visiting turkeyhillstores.com.

“We’re incredibly grateful for the service and sacrifice of our past and present heroes, and we hope they’ll join us on Veterans Day and enjoy a small token of our gratitude,” said Kim Hoffert, Public Relations Manager, Turkey Hill Minit Markets.

SOURCE: news release

Wednesday – 11/8/17

In Everyday Living, Government, In Columbia, Lists, Opinions, People on November 8, 2017 at 5:16 am

crimewatch citizens

“2 teen boys charged with gunpoint robbery in Columbia”Lancaster Online [Can’t find that info on the CrimeWatch page  … h-m-m-m! Wonder why?]

“Pa. ballot question on property taxes passed. Here’s what it means”Philly.com

Manheim Township will get its new school – in a GOP dominant area, they lose.Lancaster Online

Yesterday’s (unofficial) election returns point to a new face on the Columbia Borough Council in January: Todd Burgard garnered 469 votes.

Love it! | “Communicreation fosters loyalty.”

Wrightsville fires its police chief The York Daily Record

docSOURCE: Philly.com

Good bye, Doc. Phillies’ fans and baseball is stunned and saddened by Roy Halladay’s death. – Philly.com

corporate tax

Not everyone agrees with the GOP stance that corporate taxes are too high. In a column in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster, a retired engineer from Armstrong World Industries tells what many already know: too many large American corporations pay very little in taxes.

The GOP tax boondoggle is just that. A murky plan to add more to the piles of cash of the “uber wealthy.” This Fortune Magazine article is on target: “Why 70% Of Companies Paid Zero In Corporate Taxes: They Had Zero Profits.”

Columbia’s median household income is $41,799 according to the United States Census Bureau – half of Columbia’s households are below that number and half are above. Want to see how the new tax bill will apply to you, have at it read the 429 page bill here?



Yesterday’s election results [without write-in tabulations]

In Everyday Living, Government, In Columbia, People on November 8, 2017 at 4:43 am

So, Election Day 2017 is over. Here are the results according to the Lancaster County Board of Elections. With this posted caveat:

“The County Board of Elections will begin to reconcile write-in votes at the official Count and Canvass which reconvenes at 9:00 a.m. on the Monday after the election. We will post each day’s work after 3:30 p.m. each business day. Usually the process of reconciling write-in votes is completed in 4-5 business days.

“Any/all results are unofficial until certified by the Lancaster County Board of Elections.

“The members of the Lancaster County Board of Elections and the employees of the Registration and Elections Office waive all responsibility for the accuracy of the election results posted until certification is made.”

Columbia Borough Government

borough returns

Columbia Borough School District Board of Directors

sb returns

Here’s the a slice of the best map of Columbia’s wards we could locate in a quick search.

columbia's wards