It’s Friday and here are some news items you may find of interest – 1/26/31


Volunteers are needed, for the retiring of Veterans Wreaths laid, at Mount Bethel Cemetery. Scheduled clean-up is Saturday January 27, 2018 beginning at 10AM. For more information contact Jane Moore at 717-575-9760. Thank you in advance for your support.

Columbia Police Department facebook page – Citations and a job posting

From the POLICE LOG in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster: “COLUMBIA: Joseph A. Burgos, 23, of Columbia, was charged with retail theft Jan. 24 at Andy’s Market on Cherry Street, police said.” But not posted here: Columbia Police Department’s CrimeWatch Page

The “Trolley Driver” job posting is also at the Borough Website.

Columbia’s Robert Lombard Hyperbaric Center is topic of WHTM- 27 report.

“Craft Beer Is the Strangest, Happiest Economic Story in America.”Route Fifty

NO … but you can have this “golden “S _ _ hole!” – The Washington Post

deja vu

Government shut down – always the same in Wonderland The Atlantic

So what | Trump says he’ll talk under oath The Washington Post

Facebook users duped? | “Russians got tens of thousands of Americans to RSVP for their phony political events on Facebook”The Washington Post


What’s that really mean | Absolutely nothingBloomberg View

The Pope’s Communication Day message condemns “fake news” | “The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peaceThe Vatican News

Hey, it could have happened | “Eight Totally Legitimate Reasons Trump Paid Stormy Daniels $130,000”The New Yorker

“Dear State and Local Gov: FCC Chair Ajit Pai Is Just Not That Into You” Route Fifty

agent oIf you’re a Vietnam veteran (or you know someone who was) click on the above image.

“The False Promises of Worker Retraining |Despite assurances from policymakers that retraining is the key to success, such programs have consistently failed to equip workers with the preparation they need to secure jobs.” – The Atlantic

Lobster, yes – bugs, no | Well, maybe!Futurity

Pennsylvania announces the Pre-Apprentice and Apprenticeship Grant Program

Protect your hearing | A column, “I am worried about my ears: … once a person’s hair cells (the sensory receptors of the inner ear, which are responsible for detecting sound waves) are damaged, there’s no pill or procedure that will reverse the affliction.” – The New Yorker

In The New York Times, Katharine Q. Seelye details the wrenching cycle of addiction as it affects one family. The piece, which was reported over nearly a year, provides a look at the despair, fear and cautious hope felt by those at the center of the nation’s opioid crisis.”

“Medicare Beneficiaries Might Have to Pay Thousands More for Therapy”AARP



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