The Susquehanna Center for the Creative Arts, 224 Locust Street, will hold a Second Reception, featuring a Juried Art Exhibition, on Friday, July 28, 5-9 p.m., with work by First Prize Winner Susan Gottlieb (shown above).
Friday, July 28, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
"So here I offer an alternate message, one that could have been given by the president to a group that aims to embody so much of what we purport to value as a country."
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Welcome to Shark Week on the Susquehanna.
The 162-pound mako shark arrived on the patio of the John Wright Restaurant Tuesday afternoon, packed in ice, with bubble wrap protecting its head and tail.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Bob Hollister, who serves as Eastern Lancaster County and Columbia Borough superintendent, said he doesn't plan on "entertaining a 'no homework practice.' "
He said homework has two main benefits: to reinforce or preview learning, and to help parents stay involved in what their children are learning in school.
Monday, July 24, 2017
RUTTER, SHIRLEY VALERIA - Shirley Rutter (35) of Columbia was charged with violating a Protection from Abuse (PFA) order on 07-22-17 after an incident in the 400 blk. of Locust St. Rutter was charged separately on this day also with a theft of services charge after placing an order of delivery food for $115.70 and attempting to send it to the person who had a PFA against her. Rutter admitted to police that she ordered the food as a prank.
Rutter was also recently charged with possession of marijuana on 07-18-17 after an incident in the 400 blk. of Locust St.
Rutter was arraigned at central booking on the PFA charge and committed to prison.
Arrest Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Theft of Services
Possession of Marijuana
Source: Columbia Borough Police Department
In a 6-0 vote, Columbia Borough Council voided the agreement of sale with Peggy A. Knoll and James G. McGinness, trustees of the McGinness property at 1020 Manor Street. Council voided the agreement at a special meeting Monday night, because “environmental and/or subsurface conditions of the property are unacceptable to the borough.” At its April 10, 2017 meeting, council voted to consider approval of the sale, pending the outcome of an investigation of the property during a 90-day “due diligence” period.
The backstory of the pending sale of the property is HERE:
Lately, weeds of all kinds have been taking over the town. If the trend persists, our theme song may very well become "Welcome to the Jungle."
The Executive Committee for the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce has conferred with local brewers and due to recent staff changes, everyone has decided that it is best to reschedule the River Town Hops event from August 5, 2017 to August 4, 2018.