Saturday’s news briefs – 5/5/2018

In Wonderland | The “false claims” increase [and the exaggerations are not counted]The Washington Post [NOTE: When we were kids, this is the person we stayed away from.]

Give Local York raises $1,479,262 in one day.

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“The Real History Of Cinco De Mayo, In Less Than A Minute” – VideoTask & Purpose

In today’s LNP – Always Lancaster POLICE LOG: “MANHEIM TWP.: Matthew A. Schreck, 32, of Columbia, was charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop, May3 on North Queen Street at McGovern Avenue, police said.”

RARE AIR | What Albert Pujols breathes.The Los Angeles Times

In May at The National Watch and Clock Museum:

  • American Treasures: The Gottdenker Collection. One Man’s Collection Becomes One Museum’s Treasure. On exhibit through December 2018 – Included with Museum admission.
  • James Bond Originals and James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution. Expanded  exhibits of watches worn by James Bond – Included with Museum admission.

Turkey Hill reminds everyone: National Lemonade Day is Sunday, May 6thnew-lemonades

“You can party with our regular lemonade, but if you want to switch things up a bit (again, feel free to get a little crazy), you might want to try a glass of our new Watermelon Lemonade or our new Raspberry Lemonade.

‘In between sips, here are a few facts about lemonade that are guaranteed to take your celebration to even wackier levels:

  • California and Arizona produce 95% of the entire U.S. lemon crop.
  • Lemonade in the UK and Australia is carbonated, like soda. If you want it without the bubbles, you have to order “cloudy lemonade”.
  • There’s actual science behind why lemonade is such a great thirst-quencher. Sour or tart drinks stimulate our salivary glands, which provide relief from the ‘dry mouth’ feeling we associate with being dehydrated.”

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“May is Bike Month! Lighten Up Lancaster  is celebrating with a new resource – the Get Started Guide to Bicycling – This guide, written by Jason Ingargiola of Trek Bicycle Store in Lancaster, will help you get started with bicycling, even if you haven’t ridden since you were a kid. You’ll learn:

  • How to start slow and get in shape the smart way.
  • What’s the right bike? Learn where to shop and how to choose.
  • Basic bicycle safety is simple – just learn your ABCs.
  • Tips, resources, and groups to keep you rolling!”

“The shame felt by people who struggle to read and write” BBC

Wives, take the abuse! | That’s what “fundy” religious leaders say. – The Washington Post

 

 

 

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