Sunday’s news items [criminals in churches; change of ownership at Columbia business; food safety inspections & more] – 7/29/2018

School teachers and others go to jail; not Catholic priests, though | “Pope accepts resignation of McCarrick from the College of Cardinals”Crux Now

This Christian leader is going to jail | “A former pastor who co-founded a Christian music festival before admitting he had sexual contact with children and being branded a “wolf” has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.” – LexGo (the website for the Lexington (KY) Herald Ledger.

nunThis is not new news | This 2001 article (Priests Around the World Are Raping Nuns) and this 2012 article (A nun’s story: sex, affairs and priests you can’t refuse) argue sexual abuse in the Catholic priesthood has a long history. 

“Vatican meets #MeToo | Nuns denounce their abuse by priests”Associated Press

 This is the Rivertowne Antique Center property.
np1 ventures

Rivertowne Antique Center’s facebook page says: “RIVERTOWNE is on vacation for a few days and closed to re-open Wednesday, August 1st. Come see us down by the river and enjoy your summer.” Documents here.  Here’s what’s stated in the DEEDS RECORDED in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster: “Sheriff of Lancaster County, Rivertowne Properties LLC, Ronald G. Madar and Georgia D. Townsend conveyed 125 Bank St. to Ventures LLC for $152,000.”

well said

This opinion column“It costs money to produce good local news content”is well said.

A nice looking today and then another full week of rain … 


This week’s inspectionsat Lancaster Online. It’s difficult to have confidence in any establishment that receives this notice on the establishment’s food safety inspection“The person in charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility, as evidenced by this noncompliant inspection.” And one of the ones getting this comment is the China Inn Restaurant in the Shops at Prospect (the Musser’s / Kmart shopping center).

York County’s Inspections

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.

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