Thursday, the day after [school delay & more news items] – 3/22/2018

school delaySchool delay posted at the School District Website!

“Veterans Memorial Bridge in Columbia could close in 2020 for major renovation”Lancaster Online

“The Cambridge Analytica Scandal, in 3 Paragraphs” The Atlantic

What it means for Facebook, for President Trump’s world, and for every American

Getting Sick Can Be Really Expensive, Even for the Insured | Beyond medical costs, a trip to the hospital can mean a permanent reduction in income for many Americans, new research shows.”The New York Times

Watch the video | “Police In Arizona Release Dashcam Video Of Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Car”

Just this Fourth Fridays update for March 23:  Fourth Friday is a monthly happening, but there’s music in York. | “Tony Trischka & Bruce Molsky in concert * Susquehanna Folk (SFMS), Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, York, PA. Mar 23, 2018 7:30 PM

Interest-ing“Fed raises key rate and foresees 2 more hikes this year”MarketPlace

evangelical dreamsfrom this article at The Atlantic: “The Last Temptation | How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory”

Primary Election is May | Are you registered to vote? – To vote in the 2018 May 15 Primary Election Day — Date: May 15,2018, you must be registered by April 1.

Comcast raising its political clout antePhilly.com

We keep seeing the term on local facebook pages | “What Is A Douchebag, Exactly?

debt leaders

“Congress Unveils $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill As Friday Deadline Looms” WITF

Raise your hand if you think any of these elected public servants in wonderland read this 2,232 page spending bill.

Because not everyone’s got Internet access.street sweeperIn Lebanon, the town’s peppered with these signs. Saw these on Monday in Lebanon; the town knows that not everyone is a digital citizen. The announcements, though, are also at its Website and its facebook page. As is its Farmers Market.

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7 comments

  1. I saw a lot of cars with tickets and street sweeper tracks around them Tuesday morning. I’m hoping they only gave out warnings this time. Indeed not everyone is connected and, even among those that are there are, many who avoid social media and may not want to release their contact information to revive the borough updates. Secondly I get tired of moving the cars and still not having the street swept which is exactly what occurred Monday on Locust street. Can I give them a ticket for not sweeping?

  2. Concerning the Uber fatality. I keep hunting for more info on the car itself wondering if it might possibly be an electric vehicle. Those things are dangerous to pedestrians as they are so quiet.

    • “The Uber car, a Volvo XC90 sport utility vehicle outfitted with the company’s sensing system, was in autonomous mode with a human safety driver at the wheel but carrying no passengers when it struck Elaine Herzberg, a 49-year-old woman, on Sunday around 10 p.m.”

  3. I saw the video this morning of the “human safety driver” looking down and not paying attention to the road. When he looked up, he was stunned to see the car hit the woman. If you would like to see it, go to http://www.Democracynow.org. To say that the driver was not at fault is bulls***.

  4. According to an AP story “The experts were unsure if the test vehicle was equipped with a video monitor that the backup driver may have been viewing.”

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