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Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell back to criminal ways

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) Almost 10 years ago, I sat in a bar talking with Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell about their roles in the under-appreciated FOX series “Prison Break.” They played brothers who through an elaborate plan escape from prison and go on the run. Now, I’m in the same bar at the Langham Huntington Beach Hotel talking to them about playing criminals again. They aren’t …

Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES — Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. “Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon,” said a statement on the Mitchell website. “She is currently …

Check it out: Area health briefs

Monday, March 30, 2015

Compiled by Debra Scherban dscherban@gazettenet.com BAYSTATE HOLDS Memorial for childRen Families and friends who have experienced the death of a child over the past year are invited to attend the annual “Service of Remembrance” April 19 held by Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield. The event begins at 1 …

Mass General oncologist describes the complexities of prostate cancer to Cooley Dickinson Hospital audience

Monday, March 30, 2015

Prostate cancer is a disease that the medical profession has had a hard time getting a handle on with unreliable tests, disagreement over danger levels and questions about whether in many cases it even needs to be treated …

Health events: Support groups, workshops, resources

Monday, March 30, 2015

For a full list of upcoming health events visit www.gazettenet.com/living/health/ SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS ARTS ANONYNOUS — 12 Step meeting. ARTS — (Artists Recovering Through The Twelve Steps) helps people who are creative or want to be creative overcome creative blockages. Meets Fridays at 6 p.m. at The Bangs …

McDonald’s: Workers to get pay raises

NEW YORK — McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy. The fast-food chain owns about 10 percent of its more than …

Geneva Della Bitta-Nickerson & Timothy Schmitt, Jr.

Ann Della Bitta and Mark Nickerson of Amherst are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Geneva Rose Della Bitta-Nickerson, of Somerville, to Timothy P. Schmitt Jr., also of Somerville. Timothy is the son of Kacey and Timothy Schmitt …

Ski resorts worth hundreds of millions could be sold

NEWRY, Maine — A real estate investment trust that’s considering getting out of the snow business could sell more than dozen ski resorts from Maine to California that are worth hundreds of millions of dollars. CNL Lifestyle Properties …

Check it out: Area health briefs

Compiled by Debra Scherban dscherban@gazettenet.com BAYSTATE HOLDS Memorial for childRen Families and friends who have experienced the death of a child over the past year are invited to attend the annual “Service of Remembrance” April 19 held by Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield. The event begins at 1 …