Wednesday’s news items [Laverne; Main Street in Lebanon; “lock him up”; Montessori & dying over the holidays] – 12/19/2018

Well, gollee | Penn Manor School construction costs come in over budget … and the school district can afford it!Lancaster Online [One commenter says, “Let’s get together and waste a lot of money. $99,600,000.00 an architect’s dream! Please note that architect Larry advised against getting other bids. Good work on this Larry, good work.”]

Thank you, Laverne. We miss you! | Penny Marshall dies Variety

Count Lebanon in | State’s newest Main Street program provides “real opportunity” for allLebTown

County Commissioner Lo Ellen Litz captured the press conference and posted it to her facebook page (below).

The Main Street Program: one part | The Keystone Communities (KC) program is designed to encourage the creation of partnerships between the public and private sectors that jointly support local initiatives such as the growth and stability of neighborhoods and communities; social and economic diversity; and a strong and secure quality of life.

Dickensian and Trumpian delight | “An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It”NPR


Living the Army Ethic is a commitment and an expectation. Specifically, the Army Ethic informs,motivates and inspires Army Professionals to:

  • Seek to discover the truth, decide what is right (ethical, effective, efficient), and demonstrate the Character, Competence, and Commitment to act accordingly.
  • Contribute Honorable Service in the conduct of the mission, performance of Duty, and all aspects of life.
  • Stand Strong as Stewards of the Army Profession to uphold the Army Ethic — prevent misconduct and do what is right to stop unethical practices.

Flynn | Undermining what the flag stands forPOLITICO

“When schools slap the ‘Montessori’ name on their buildings | parents often don’t know what they’re getting.”The Hechinger Report

Not a season to be jolly | how to deal with dying during the holidays”The Conversation

Loudspeakers for liars | “local news resources and social media platforms clarify that deception and disinformation, like fraud, are unethical, and that these things violate their terms of service.” – Nieman Lab


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