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Dr. Boles went the extra mile for his dental patients
I have recently learned the disheartening news that my longtime dentist of 45 years, Dr. Bill Boles Jr., has left the very successful dental practice that he built himself, from the ground up. My …
A bank robber’s polite request for police
A 40-year-old man has been booked for intimidation after he requested to be arrested in a fake bank robbery, the police revealed earlier this week. According to the police, the suspect entered a bank in Daejeon on June 25, carrying a toy knife. Once in the bank, the suspect brandished it at a clerk, and “politely” requested for the police to be called to the scene. The suspected is then said to have stood...
Roscoe mom pleads guilty to having sex with son’s 12-year-old friend
By Jim HagertyReporterROCKFORD - A Roscoe woman, on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.Gina M. Colwell, 41, pleaded guilty to a single count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, a charge she faced in a four-cou
7 Questions To Ask On An Assisted Living Tour
7 top things to look for on your assisted living tour: Can you envision yourself or your loved one feeling comfortable living here? Do you have a warm feeling being in the community? Do the people look happy and engaged? Are residents socializing with other and engaged in programs or activities? Did you sample a meal? Does the community have all the latest safety features? Is the person giving the tour really listening to you? Is there anything about the assisted living community that makes it stand out from the others you visited?
History speaks volumes about Olbiston building
UTICA — Built upon the rubble of the Genesee Flats building after it burnt to the ground in the late 1800s, the Olbiston Apartments
Lancaster woman found dead in her vehicle from apparent suicide: police
A woman was found dead in her vehicle on Friday night in the parking lot of Giant in West Lampeter Township, according to police.
Answer Man: Newspaper clippings in the voting booth?
Editor’s note: A reader asks about what’s acceptable in the voting booth. Luckily, the Answer Man fielded this same question in November 2010.
5 common printing problems and how to fix them yourself
Here's how to solve some of the most common printing problems, from printers not printing to prints not coming out properly.
Interior remodeling begins for Ricetta's Brick Oven Ristorante in Saco
SACO — Work is set to begin soon for the interior remodeling of a new Ricetta's Brick Oven Ristorante. The Falmouth-based restaurant is opening a Saco location at 512 Main St., the site of the former Kerrymen Pub. The Kerrymen Pub was a destination for live music and traditional Irish food in Saco for 40 years, and was started by brothers John, Richard, David and Paul Kerry and their cousin Jimmy Sullivan in 1978. The Kerrymen Pub closed in October and the Kerry family announced in January that it had been sold. Ricetta's replied to a query on its Facebook page recently stating that the Saco restaurant would open in late summer or early fall. Ricetta's owner Ron Stephan said in an email that there had been a longer than normal renovation period…