Sunday, October 30, 2022

About Town - October 30, 2022

 Recent photos of Columbia

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Columbia's General Edward C. Shannon got a Hometown Hero banner this week.
It's at 5th & Chestnut.
(Now let's get that armory back to its original name in his honor.)

A rare species of tree cat seen in his natural habitat

That's why they call it "fall."

The water intake project is basically done.

The dunes of Columbia

Friday's striking sunset.

12 minutes later, it looked like this.

Here's the reflection in Andre's trolley windows.

Here's a longer view.

Here's what it looked like at the river a few minutes after that.

The Columbia Market House Saturday morning

The town clock, wrong as usual

Old-timey mailbox

Here's another one.

Educators for Shapiro

Who decides when the rebellion starts?

Politics, with a dash of Christianity

Sign for the upcoming housing development on South 5th Street

This robin has an unusual coloration due to a condition known as "leucism," which causes loss of pigment in some animals. It was seen near 15th Street and Central Avenue.


Dumpster diver

Mighty high flag

Man at work on Locust Street

Yep, they're tearing it down . . .

The shade tree commission planted a tree on the 500 block of Walnut Street Saturday morning.

Butts and shards on the 100 block of Locust

The hawk's back - or may be he never left.

The guardian of the pumpkins

Mr. and Mrs. Vulture


'Tis the season . . .

Last, but certainly not least, giant chickens invaded Locust Street during Thursday's Halloween parade.