Thursday, December 9, 2010

West Hemmpfield Township police reports

A 14-year-old boy was charged with aggravated assault as the result of a fight in the 70 block of Kinderhook Road, Dec. 9.
The 14-year-old was involved in a fight with two other 14-year-olds and left the scene and returned with a six-inch knife. Police said he cut the other two boys on the arms and hands, requiring medical treatment at the scene.
The boy was turned over to juvenile detention.

Forgrave out at Hempfield

COLUMBIA TALK has learned Hempfield High School is advertising for a new varsity football coach until Dec. 23.
Bob Forgrave, who coached the Black Knights for the last four seasons, apparently resigned earlier this week. He had a record this year of 3-7 and was 19-22 overall.
The ad says Hempfield is looking for someone of at least five years of high school coaching, with at least three years at the varsity/junior varsity level.
To comment, I think with the size of the Hempfield School District, this could be a plum job in District Three. Already heard a few "big time" names.

Former Columbia company is sold

Anderson Metals, which use to be at the foot of Locust Street was sold:

From the Market House weekly newsletter

This was in the Columbia Market House manager's weekly newsletter:
At the end of 1995 the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip appeared in American newspapers. Creator Bill Watterson informed the newspapers of his decision to discontinue Calvin and Hobbes with these words: “I will be stopping Calvin and Hobbes at the end of the year. This was not a recent or an easy decision, and I leave with some sadness. My interests have shifted however, and I believe I've done what I can do within the constraints ... . I am eager to work at a more thoughtful pace, with fewer artistic compromises. I have not yet
decided on future projects, but my relationship with Universal Press Syndicate will continue.”
At the end of this year, I will be leaving the post of market manager at the Columbia Market House. I am thankful for the the many extraordinary people who have supported the efforts we expended on behalf of this community treasure.
My “future projects” are undecided, too; I hope my relationship with those who champion advancement for all Columbia’s citizens, rather than special interest factions, will continue.