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January 4, 2013

Local Briefs: Jan. 5

Onward Alliance meeting Saturday

ANDERSON — Onward Alliance will conduct its monthly business meeting Saturday at 10 a.m. at the UAW 662/663 meeting room at the corner of 29th Street and Madison Avenue, Anderson.

The public is invited.

New doctor holding open house

ANDERSON —  A “Meet and Greet” open house with new OB provider Dr. Joseph Copeland will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Madison County Community Health Center, 1547 Ohio Ave., Anderson.

Tours of the building will be offered.

Midwives move to new office

ANDERSON —  The nurse-midwifery practice affiliated with St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital has moved to 15 W. 19th St., Anderson, the building that also houses the St. John’s Children’s Clinic.

The midwifery practice will now be called the Midwife Center at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. Certified nurse-midwives who are in practice at the Midwife Center are Mabrey Chamberlin, Allison Dorris, Ginny Maher and Charlotte Meeker.

As an additional service to women in the community, the Midwife Center will be providing the same free pregnancy tests that are available through the Birthing Center.

Prospective patients may call 608-1332.

AHS Class of 1960 will meet Thursday

ANDERSON — The Anderson High School class of 1960 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Madison County Shrine Club, 2419 White St., Anderson.

Attorney enters plea in building fraud scheme

SOUTH BEND — An Indianapolis attorney indicted on fraud charges involving a northern Indiana building leased to a state agency has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.

Paul J. Page pleaded guilty Friday to felony wire fraud in federal court in South Bend. Page has agreed to testify against real estate broker John M. Bales and Bales’ partner, William E. Spencer.

Two officers suspended over party gunshots

MUNCIE  — The Muncie police chief says two officers have served brief suspensions he imposed over gunshots they fired during a Fraternal Order of Police lodge Christmas party.

Police Chief Steve Stewart says Sgt. Brad Wiemer and patrolman Tyler Swain each admitted firing gunshots into a pond outside the FOP lodge on the night of the Dec. 8 party.

Woman admits embezzling $650K

HAMMOND — A northwestern Indiana woman has admitted embezzling more than $650,000 from a title company that employed her.

Laurie Brezinski of Schererville faces up to 10 years in prison when she’s sentenced on one count each of embezzlement and filing a false income tax return.

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