Category Archives: General News

* CRITICALLY IMPORTANT NEWS!

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—  Doing some research this afternoon. LIP News will return tomorrow. — DO NOT RECEIVE BOXES FROM CALIFORNIA! *    District Attorney Craig Stedman didn’t get a conviction in the below civil forfeiture case – in fact, I can’t find where … Continue reading

UPDATE – THE FIX IS IN!

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—  It’s been quite a day and a challenge. LIP News will return tomorrow.  — A NEW SITE – OR SIGHT!      At some point on Friday, this site may be down very briefly and then come up as a … Continue reading

* SENTENCING TOMORROW

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*    This comment came in just as this site went down so I’m also posting it here. Actually, according to LNP his bail was dropped to $500,000 unsecured but the rest of this comment is dead on. When are we going … Continue reading

Yikes

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UPDATE!       A brief explanation. WordPress has switched to the Gutenberg software publishing system. They advised users several months ago. I did not have time to play around with it and it is completely different. When I did the WordPress … Continue reading

DRINK UP?

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BEER & JOURNALISM?         At the same time as LNP announces “A lager for longevity” they also state it is the end for their Sunday Magazine (click here). So much for longevity!

UPDATE * A GLARING ERROR!

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     The county and Coroner Stephen Diamantoni appealed the Open Records decision in the Lancaster Court of Common Pleas and it is ongoing. I thought this portion of their appeal was interesting (click here to read the entire appeal). There … Continue reading

UPDATE * LOCAL MAN WALKS DOG?

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      Whether or not people may want to know about this is beside the point: our children need protection from such abuse–period! Part of a comment in under this post.       Agreed. And the only way I know to give … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE – A VERY SHORT MEETING & REPORT

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CAMPAIGN MONEY?      The commissioners’ move forces Stedman to use either civil-asset forfeiture proceeds intended for use by the Drug Task Force, campaign money — he is seeking a county judgeship this year — or personal funds to pay for … Continue reading

** – * HE MOLESTED HIS OWN DAUGHTER!

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—  Taking a break this afternoon.  — **   Click here to watch Dow’s ex-wife, Janice Jenkins, interviewed on YouTube. *    This was Dow’s ex-wife’s last comment on Lancaster Online. LNP deleted it and closed the comments. Can you even imagine?  PROTECT THE CHILDREN! – … Continue reading

** – * A LONG JOURNALISM CAREER

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**   Some sad news: I CAN’T WAIT? From page A-3 of today’s LNP print edition. *     Seriously, LNP? Well, heck, I’d like to know who writes the headlines because they are generally awful! Name names, LNP! The article states you … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE * HOW CLOSE IS LNP?

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SOLD OR FOLD?      The below is a pointed comment on Twitter by a former employee of LNP who left in September of 2018 to go to the Reading Eagle (the new Reading Eagle article on their bankruptcy is here).       … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE * YAHOO!

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TAKING THE FALL?          This email in (thank you and I did a little editing…):      Larsen broke his foot about 10 days ago and is using up medical or personal days.  No one is sure if he broke it … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE ** – * NO LIVESTREAM AVAILABLE!

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WITHDRAW, STEDMAN! – 2      There’s no surprise in the LNP story, “Stedman suspended Fetterman for reasons ‘related to political campaign activities,’ violating policy county,” (click here).      On February 12, I published the below (click here for the original). … Continue reading

UPDATE – SURPRISE ENDORSEMENT FOR ADAMS!

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*     Several controversies in the judicial and district attorney races had rattled the influential committee in recent days, including public statements by Michael Hess, an attorney and Manheim Central Republican Committee member, that Stedman tried to use a file he … Continue reading

* – *** BREAKING NEWS *** WHAT ARE THE….

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 Doing some research this afternoon. LIP News will be back tomorrow. WHERE’S THE MONEY? *    If you pull up Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart in the Prothonotary’s Office you will see page after page of Petitions for Forfeiture (see … Continue reading

UPDATE 1-31-19 – UPDATE * TEMPERATURE GOING DOWN!

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UPDATE 1-31-19 – Taking care of some business today. LIP News will be back tomorrow.     Oh, my heavens, LNP! Today was not the day to post this!  What were you thinking? Brrrr…. DO THEY DESERVE PRAISE? *   To be … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE – DON’T START YOUR CAREER AT LNP!

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WHAT ARE STAKEHOLDERS?      At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Blanding Watson, President of the Lancaster Chapter of the NAACP, spoke during the comment period at the end of the meeting (click here to watch the meeting). The first very brief … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE * WILL MIRACK’S FAMILY FINALLY GET CLOSURE?

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Posted on Christy Mirack’s Facebook page.       Yes, justice was served and it is wonderful for her family and those who knew her.        But there are  a lot of other families in Lancaster County who need justice to be served. That … Continue reading

CAN WE AFFORD TO IMPEACH TRUMP?

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          [Editor’s Note:  I would like to thank F&M’s G. Terry Madonna and Michael L. Young for including me in their email list which they have done for several months now.  I am running their column today – not … Continue reading

LANCASTER LOSES A GREAT ONE

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CONDOLENCES

THE WORST DAY OF HIS LIFE…

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MAY HAVE SAVED HIS LIFE       An inspiring story from the daughter of former Mayor Charlie Smithgall (click here for the Facebook entry):       I’d like to share a story about my dad….. a story of how I think that … Continue reading

AFTERNOON UPDATE – THREE PARTIES IN THE DIVORCE!

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GIVE THEM THE BYRD!      I will stay on top of the Stedman/Hatch Act situation.      There was a city council meeting last night and former Mayor Art Morris addressed them to honor Charlotte Katzenmoyer and her 17 years of … Continue reading

WHY ISN’T THE CITY PROVIDING THIS SERVICE?

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LIVE-STREAM GOES DEAD         Just as Patrick Hopkins came to the table for a presentation at 3:00 pm today, the live-stream of this very important budget meeting went dead. This is not Tony’s fault obviously, but it is unacceptable that the … Continue reading

* – *** BREAKING NEWS *** – * DIFFERENT PATHS IN LIFE?

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*    Karen L. Connelly, who was arrested and charged with Lyons, did not have her preliminary hearing today according to District Justice Edward Tobin’s office at 3:45 pm this afternoon. Hers has also been scheduled for tomorrow at 10:30 am … Continue reading

* ALL THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

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*    CBS21 is stating 11 are dead – press conference at 4:00 pm today (click here). WITH PITTSBURGH TODAY ENOUGH. THIS MUST STOP.