Saturday’s news items [Champions! & more] – 02/01/2020

columbia hoops

The thrill is back | “Columbia runs away from Pequea Valley in 78-35 boys basketball victory to claim L-L League Section 5 crown” Lancaster Online

From the fb page | “And there you have it, your Columbia Boys are the 2019-20 LL League Section 5 champions. The first title since 2008. Still 2 games left, both at home on Monday & Tuesday. Come out and let’s pack the house!

too coincidental

Seriously? | Too many times — the police department’s Crimewatch page reports citations for “expired registration” and other irresponsible traffic citations have a checkered past in other places. Too many times, the folks with pretty basic traffic and driving citations carry with them long records of more serious criminal actions as driving without a license; driving while under suspension; driving with an unregistered vehicle; disorderly conduct; drug use and more. They seem to want to find new lives in Columbia.

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  1. Expired Registration , there is a green explorer here on Blunston Street that has an outdated Registration. I would bet no Insurance too. I’m sure there is more violations.Columbia with all the section 8 apartments just bring the best to our town, not to forget how respectful they are too. Let’s not forget about how much free stuff they can get too for being outstanding citizens of our town.

  2. A point of clarification, DLJ … Just have to clarify, when you refer to “section 8 apartments” you’re a bit off base. You’re probably confusing Housing Choice vouchers with the former term of section 8.

    In Columbia, nor anywhere we know of, there are no “section 8 apartments.” There is, though, this Housing and Urban Development program: “The housing choice voucher program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Since housing assistance is provided on behalf of the family or individual, participants are able to find their own housing, including single-family homes, townhouses and apartments.”

    Qualifying persons seeking to use this program must be approved through the Lancaster County Housing Authority and right now the Waiting List is Currently Closed – No Applications Available.

    • I referring to these who need assistance in there housing. This post is about Registrations on vehicles. I’m just saying what kind of people they usually are. I’m a Tax payer.

      • We agree with you about some of the folks who come for sure: The ones who rack up all the vehicular violations, like the owners of the vehicle you identified.

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