Friday’s news items, part 2 [depression cake; insurgency issues and impressions; promises made and not kept & more] – 5/15/2020

depression cake“It’s a cake that goes by many names but it’s more commonly called ‘Depression cake,’ named for the era in which it was created.” (Jennifer Sheehan/THE MORNING CALL)

“Depression cake | Wallet and pantry friendly, it’s the cake you need today”The Morning Call

“FREE GROCERIES | 1030am Friday columbia high school for those in vehicles 2 families per car. Walkers come to park elementary. Bring a cart wear a mask and stay 6ft apart. Loads of product available all must go. 1030a.m. tell a friend. Grab for a neighbor.
Please share!!!” – facebook page

one-way aisles | gone at Giant Food StoresLancaster Online

Mountville’s looking for a borough manager | This is from the Municipal Briefs in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster: “Borough manager: After passing a new ordinance outlining borough manager responsibilities, council voted to begin advertising its open borough manager position immediately.”

Where’s Columbia’s borough’s weekly coronavirus update? | The last time the promised weekly video “weekly update” was aired on the borough’s facebook page was April 29 … the mayor stated in that video update it would be a weekly report? Let’s keep promises made.

What’s “quite a few” emails? | “Wolf says requests for business waivers could reveal proprietary information as GOP presses court case”The Inquirer

cornered | “Trump accuses Dr. Fauci of wanting to ‘play all sides’ on reopening”WITF

open at your own risk | “Business owners could put themselves at risk by opening before allowed: attorneys”Lancaster Online

LNP – Always Lancaster‘s editorial | challenges Governor Wolf to respond to questions, while it states:

“We believe the decision by Republican officials to partially reopen Lancaster County today in defiance of state guidelines is premature and potentially harmful to the public health. We understand that it’s rooted in frustrations with the Wolf administration’s missteps and lack of transparency on the aforementioned issues. Lives and businesses have been upended, paychecks have halted, and a growing mistrust of Harrisburg is exacerbating this crisis. But there’s a right way of doing things, and reopening without state approval is not it.”

compromiser? | “U.S. Rep. Smucker seeks bipartisan accord, proposes 7-day delay on partial reopening of Lancaster County”Lancaster Online

One insurgent’s brother’s | facebook post: “While I normally don’t openly discuss my relationship with Senator Martin, I felt this would go unnoticed as a sole comment on his official page. I expect better from our elected officials, no matter who they are. While his post is in gratitude for all nursing professionals, including those in his family, my response is based on several of the legislative actions that Senator Martin has taken and posted publicly about in recent weeks.” An article in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster says the post at the insurgent PA Senator’s facebook page has been hidden.

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most are against the insurrectionists | The LNP | Lancaster Online poll is shifting and most respondents say the insurrectionist elected public servants are wrong to insist on breaking with the Governor’s phased plan to “re-open Lancaster County” in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.



One comment

  1. I wonder if Jennifer Sheehan of The Morning Call, which is in Allentown, gave POTUS a piece(Oops!) of Depression Cake when he was there yesterday.

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