Saturday’s news items [ouch, Tide pounded; Library events; income gaps; arachnids & more] – 10/5/2019

Tough mount to climb | Ephrata pummels Tide 70-22Lancaster Online

$61,937 | “That was the median income in U.S. households last year. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the gap between the rich and poor in this country has grown to its highest level since it was first tracked more than 50 years ago.” – MarketPlace

$40,982 | Columbia’s median household incomeUS Census Bureau


Spiders & spiderwebs at Halloween | “Spiders have a special place in Halloween lore, but they’re more than just scary, hairy, creepy crawlers”Futurity

“Want a Good Police K9? | Try the Animal Shelter.”Route Fifty

8-22 crochet

Columbia Public Library’s | operations manager, Heather Beury, is once again hosting a stuffed animal sleepover! Children of all ages are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal to the library on Wednesday, October 9, at 6 PM. After a story time, the children and their caregivers will be presented with a special announcement! Children may return the next day to pick up their stuffed animals – Heather will be posting the animals’ nocturnal adventures in a Facebook video which will be shared at the at the Columbia Public Library Website.

CPL Stuffed Animal Sleepover 10.9.19You not talking to me? | “Gen Xers, millennials and Gen Zers all prefer to communicate digitally.” Newsy

Saves time | “Lisa Nowak: The Astronaut Who Drove Across Country In A Diaper”

Robocall bill | “Bill To Limit Robocalls And Telemarketers” with few teeth. KDKA2 – Pittsburgh Local 

Listen| Find out how impeachment works.Futurity


October 29 event | “In our Corner of the Garden: The Monarch Butterfly’s Journey workshop you will learn about the amazing Monarch Butterfly, its journey, and how you can create a Monarch Way Station for the adult Monarch’s arrival in the spring and summer.” – Penn State Extension



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