2008-09-14 21:00:09

By CHRISTINE L PRATT By CHRISTINE L. PRATT Staff Writer WOOSTER -- He's seen the positive effects on the longevity and quality of life for many patients. Now a local respiratory therapist is refreshed to know recent legislation will help to ensure delivery of necessary services to patients suffering from chronic lung and cardiac problems. Jim Freehahn has been a respiratory therapist since 1993 and came in 1997 to Wooster Community Hospital, where he is lead therapist for the...

2008-08-18 00:00:39

By CHRISTINE L PRATT By CHRISTINE L. PRATT Staff Writer WOOSTER -- A Wooster man accused of luring a 10-year-old girl into a wooded area and sexually violating her pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. Ernest L. Bryan, 40, of 1905 Portage Road, Apt. 407, is charged in Wayne County Common Pleas Court with rape and gross sexual imposition. If convicted, Bryan faces 10 years in prison for the rape charge. The charges stem from a July 27 incident that allegedly occurred in the area of the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'