Sunday’s news items [May Day photos; cinco de mayo; wet week ahead; food serving inspections & more] – 5/5/2019

chs maydayColumbia High School May Day photos | Posted by Paul Resch at “You know you’re from Columbia PA if…” facebook page

cinqo de mayo

Much more than margueritas | A bad day for the French at the battle of Puebla.History.com

facebook ban

But they’re my people | “Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans”WITF

It’s time to let go of party politics | “Pressure grows to loosen party grip on Pennsylvania primary”WITF

wet weekToday’s Weather!

food-safety-inspections

Lancaster County’s (except Columbia’s) inspections for May 2 at Lancaster Online. Even on a follow-up inspection, Funck’s in Leola remains questionable; how can a restaurant claim to be a restaurant without a “person in charge did not demonstrate adequate knowledge of the PA Food Code?” Play golf at the Highland of Donegal Golf Club, sure — better not eat there, though.

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. It is ongoing display of a purposeful lack of transparency.

The Sullivan Brotherssullivan brothers“Five brothers fought and died together on the same ship during World War II. Their final resting place was discovered in 2018.” – a nearly four minute podcast at The Washington Post

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World’s biggest airport | New York? Los Angeles? No … it’s in Istanbul. 

Istanbul New Airport was officially opened by the Turkish president Erdogan on 29 October 2018, the national day in Turkey.” Istanbul’s second airport (yes, there are two),  Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport, opened in 2001, is a modern airport in the Asian part of Istanbul. The airport is home to low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines and consists of one terminal and two runways.”

 

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