Monday, October 31, 2016
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016
What: Dungeon Tours.
Where: Columbia Market House, 15 S. Third St., Columbia.
When: Tonight and Friday 6-8 p.m., Saturday 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Local historians describe the farmhouse, built in the 1750s, as an important piece of York County history.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that he had chosen twenty individuals to serve on his Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation.
Outside of Lancaster City, Democrats outnumber Republicans in only 25 precincts in eight communities. Those precincts are in the townships of Lancaster, Manheim, Manor, East Hempfield and East Lampeter, and the boroughs of Columbia, Millersville and Marietta.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Gamble Township, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Emergency Response Team today responded to the leak of a Sunoco pipeline carrying gasoline in Lycoming County. An estimated 55,000 gallons of gasoline leaked into a tributary of the Loyalsock Creek, as a result of flash floods and landslides due to heavy rainfall last night. The pipeline has been shut down since early this morning.
DEP personnel are on site working closely with staff from Sunoco and its consultant to remediate the effects of this spill. DEP has been working on emergency plans with the three north-central water systems potentially impacted by this spill.
• Shamokin Dam Borough has closed its intake as a precaution, and Aqua PA is amenable to an emergency interconnect to serve Shamokin Dam Borough if needed.
• The Sunbury Municipal Authority is currently using its Little Shamokin Creek source.
• PA American-Milton has notified its customers to conserve water and has asked commercial users to encourage usage reduction. An alternative source of water is insufficient to meet the full demand. PA American will close its intake as necessary, and is preparing for a potential interconnect, if needed.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be working with DEP's Emergency Response program staff on a sampling plan in conjunction with the Sunoco contractors and consultant.
DEP is also working with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for safe access to the pipeline break. The area is difficult for staff and equipment to reach. As the rain is predicted to continue, it may be later tonight or tomorrow before the water recedes and the break area can be found.
DEP will staff an incident command center at the Eldred Township Fire Hall.
Friday, October 21, 2016
55,000 gallons of gasoline spills into Susquehanna, effect on Lancaster County drinking water unclear | Local News | lancasteronline.com
A broken pipeline in Lycoming County on Friday dumped 55,000 gallons of gasoline into the Susquehanna River.
Dr. Hollister announced this issue at Thursday's school board meeting:
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Implementation and evaluation of a shared leadership agreement with Eastern Lancaster County School District was a focal point at Columbia Borough School District committee of the whole meeting Thursday.
With just 19 players, Columbia's football team battles for 'the love of the game' | Football | lancasteronline.com
At full strength, Columbia's roster boasts 19 students. With two players absent from school Tuesday, and another two out with injuries, the remaining 15 took the field, chanting "Tide Pride" as the team worked on its offense.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
Sunday, October 16, 2016
The Arts at Hinkles is having a unique fashion show to benefit community art in Columbia. Participants are designing fashions made out of anything recycled or re-purposed. A "Best in Show" $100 prize will be awarded to the winning design of the night. All ages are welcome to this fun-filled evening! If you are interested in participating, there's still a few spots left.
Call Vicki at 518-275-8299 for more information.
The Arts at Hinkles, 247 Locust St., Columbia, Pa
Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Tickets $15, at door & presold at Hinkles
Beverages & light food will be served.
The smell of burning rubber saturated the air around the AutoZone parking lot along Columbia Avenue as clouds of smoke drifted overhead. About 100 people with over three dozen vehicles, including cars, trucks, and bikes, converged on the lot Saturday night. The Street Invasion Purge Meet featured revving and burnouts, most in the nearby McDonald's parking lot. Squealing tires and roaring engines dominated the night for over an hour as drivers were urged on by spectators who recorded the action with cellphones. At one point a female employee of McDonald's approached the motorists and shouted at them to leave. Although the crowd was high-spirited, no fighting or vandalism occurred.