Friday, October 30, 2020

Online/Absentee Ballot Tracking


From Columbia News, Views & Reviews

"Wouldn't you know it? The borough "cleaned" the video from its facebook page. It's like the meeting never happened!. No explanation, no mea culpa, nothing ... The video that was there just evaporated. Wonder what else is missing? Have comments been removed? Why is this borough administration acting like this?"

Halloween treats at the library - Saturday, October 31, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Police seek public’s help to ID man who punched a woman in central Pa. -

Columbia Borough police officers are looking for a man who punched a woman in the eye on Oct. 24 and then left the scene.


Flinchbaugh, Joseph Andrew - (1 count) Criminal Mischief | Manor Township Police Department

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 0900hrs., Officer Colleen Tatara responded to the Leisure Lanes Self Storage for a vandalism report.  Ofc. Tatara learned that a renter had damaged eight fire extinguisher boxes that are mounted on storage units, causing nearly $600.00 in damage.  Through her investigation, Officer Tatara learned that a Joseph Flinchbaugh 41 Y.O.A. had done the damage.  Ofc. Tatara located Flinchbaugh sleeping in a storage unit and took him into custody.  Flinchbaugh was charged with 1 count of Criminal Mischief. 

Sourced via CRIMEWATCH® 

'It's just time to leave': Columbia superintendent explains decision to part ways with district earlier than expected | Local News |

For Tom Strickler, serving as Columbia Borough School District's lame duck superintendent just wouldn't work.

The school board earlier this month hired Ashley Mercado, principal of Wickersham Elementary School in Lancaster, to replace Strickler. Instead of sticking it out until the end of the year when his contract expired, Strickler went on paid administrative leave.


Drug Task Force Uncovers Pot Grow Operation, THC Cache, $20K Cash at Columbia Home | Lancaster County District Attorney's Office

Sunday, October 25, 2020

About Town 10/24/2020

This week's photos of Columbia 

(Click/tap on photos to see larger, sharper images.)

Happy Trump people on the bridge . . .


Do it.

Signs on 7th

"The blue bus is calling us."

"Driver, where you takin' us?"
(Somewhere in Pennsylvania, most likely)

STOP dumping.

Down at "the culvert"

A mighty big ruler

Political sign

600 block of Chestnut - Wednesday morning

600 block of Chestnut - Wednesday afternoon

Sailing away

Cat and pumpkin at dusk

Cat bored with the photo shoot

Night lights around town . . .


It's leaf collection season again.

There's a woodpecker looking for dinner.

He found something . . .

An unlucky larva. Yum!

Clouds in the sky

Info on spotted lanternflies and traps

Columbia is infested with these things.

Hard at work at Shawnee Run

Mottled sky

And one more

Does anyone still deny that Columbia has a drug problem?

Evening clouds

Fall colors

Formerly Keagy's on the 400 block of Locust

Air conditioning, old-school-style

Someone call Louis DeJoy and tell him to replace this thing.
(On second thought, better not. He'll just make it disappear.)

Mirror image