A retired Columbia police chief is suing the borough for allegedly short-changing his monthly pension payments.
Monday, July 29, 2013
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
The state Public Utility Commission voted 5-0 on Tuesday, July 16, to approve a state Department of Transportation plan for new warning signals at the intersection of Walnut and North Front streets in Columbia.
The railroad crossing will receive new warning gates on both sides of the tracks at the intersection and a traffic signal will be installed.
In addition, the railroad crossing at Locust Street and Front Street will be closed permanently, according to Columbia Borough Manager Sam Sulkosky.
Leaders in five municipalities in northwestern part of county work on agreement regarding Northwest Lancaster County River Trail - News - LancasterOnline.com
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The Columbia, Wrightsville and Marietta areas will host Fourth Friday activities from 5 to 9 p.m. on July 26. Attendees may experience the offerings of the river towns area during this at-your-own-pace monthly event by visiting galleries, antique shops, local eateries and specialty shops. Participants will have the opportunity to view exhibits from local and visiting artists, enjoy refreshments, and discover the uniqueness of towns along the Susquehanna River. For more information on specific gallery exhibits or shop offers, visit www.parivertowns.com or call 684-5249.
The Columbia VFW Band will present two free outdoor concerts in August. The Locust Street Park gazebo in Columbia will host the band on Sundays, Aug. 4 and 18. Both performances will begin at 6 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will be cancelled.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Some 18,000 vehicles cross the Route 441 bridge over Chickies Creek near Marietta every day.
Many of those are heavy trucks carrying waste to the county incinerator in Conoy Township or pharmaceuticals from the Glaxosmithkline facility in Marietta.
Yet the 85-year-old bridge on River Road is listed as "structurally deficient" by state Transportation Department inspectors and is one of 46 in the county on a list facing weight-limit restrictions.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Columbia Borough Police in Lancaster County are looking for the suspect who robbed the Turkey Hill on Linden Street around 12:30 Wednesday morning. He was able to leave the store with the cash register tray, but police are not releasing the amount of money that was taken. Police believe he is in his early 20s. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt and jean shorts. He was driving a silver four door car with a PA license plate.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation should contact the Columbia Borough Police Department at (717-684-7735).
Monday, July 15, 2013
Sunday, July 14, 2013
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200 block of Locust. Broken window and a hole in the tarp. How did it happen?
Emergency personnel responded to a vehicle accident at Lancaster Avenue and South Sixth Street today at 6:12 a.m. A pedestrian and a 70-year-old man, an occupant of the vehicle, were killed. A 66-year-old woman, another vehicle occupant, was taken to the hospital. The vehicle, a white Plymouth van, hit the pedestrian before slamming into the sign post at Lancaster Avenue Garage.
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