Wintry mix | Saturday’s forecast: Despite the doom & gloom and milk & bread statements people are hearing on TV and other places, the National Weather Service is now saying: “Snow before 2 pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 2pm and 3pm, then rain, snow, and sleet after 3pm. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 100%.” See more here: Today’s Weather.
Philly consultants view | Lancaster City’s hired consultants agree with its mayor and says it has a “structural deficit that can’t be fixed by local action alone.” There’s the truth that the City says it needs more money; the money will come from taxes. There’s another side of the coin, however; maybe it’s time to look at cutting on some of the costs.
Yeah, there was some of that.
Last night’s council meeting | Last night’s council meeting was livestreamed and is archived at the Borough facebook page. Several former councillors and the mayor praised Rebecca Denlinger for her work as the borough manager; they applauded her success in grant writing. Denlinger has announced her resignation as borough manager effective January 16, 2020. She will become Elizabethtown borough’s borough manager; the mayor stated that Elizabethtown recruited her for the position.
Sneaky bastards | We printed our recent Comcast bill (internet and rock-bottom cable is now $100.64); it is on the stack of “things to do” on the desk. The reason it’s there is we want to call Comcast to ask about the unannounced increase. This letter-to-the-editor in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster is all about that.
Winners don’t cheat and cheaters don’t win | Everyone knows that in today’s wold that nice-to-say ditty is not what happens. Cheaters do win; just look at Floyd Landis and now Alex Cora. As those cheaters in wonderland all seem to spout, “at the end of the day” it does feel good when the cheaters get some of what’s coming to them.
American murder | “For the last century the US government has made it its regular business to execute, or to buy the execution of, men it deemed geopolitically damned. – Counterpunch.org
Local interest obituary | Kenneth V. Mable – Lancaster Online