From the page and to the stage, William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet launches Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s annual WillPower Tour which will perform for 50 schools across Pennsylvania and New Jersey through November 17.
Now in its 18th year, the WillPower Tour has served more than 174,000 students in 40 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties as well as New Jersey and Delaware. The tour includes a professionally directed 80-minute production with set and costumes, trained actor-teachers, and quality curriculum through workshops and other sessions with the students.
“The live theatre experience is the perfect complement for educators and students when incorporated before, during, or after reading the text of Romeo and Juliet in the classroom,” says Jill Arington, PSF Education Director.
To enhance the experience educators receive a study guide designed to complement the classroom reading and to
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Dale Bloom’s murder case will be profiled on Investigation Discovery’s popular TV show, The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead. In this episode titled “Love In Pieces,” Graham Hetrick digs deep to find out what happened to a man who was found dead in his Harrisburg, Pennsylvania home more than 20 years ago. It took investigators a while to find the true suspect. Dale Bloom’s killer was twenty-one-year-old Sean Darrington, who was later convicted and sentenced to life in prison plus 10 to 20 years. On the show, Investigation Discovery viewers will follow along as Graham Hetrick examines the body and the evidence.
“Love In Pieces” episode tease
Investigators are stumped when they arrive at the tidy home of a man who died two days earlier. The puzzling crime scene takes detectives in one promising direction until evidence forces them to look at another man.
It was June 1993 when investigators
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On July 12, 2008, Brandon Piekarsky, Derrick Donchak, Colin Walsh and Brian Scully and others attacked Luis Ramirez outside of a community festival. As they beat Ramirez, racial epithets were shouted and he was told to go back to Mexico. After kicking Ramirez in the head, Piekarsky told a bystander to “tell your Mexican friends to get out of Shenandoah or you will be lying next to him.”
Ramirez died of massive head injuries from the attack two days later. There was then an attempt to cover the crime up.
Eventually, Brian Scully admitted to taking part in the fight. He was ordered to spend 90 days in a juvenile treatment center. Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak were convicted of violating Ramirez’s civil rights and given a nine-year prison sentence.Colin Walsh pled guilty to violating Ramirez’s civil rights and was sentenced to 55 months in prison. Former police-chief Matthew Nestor was sentenced
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Devoted fans of the forensic crime drama genre are in for a compelling new television series that will center on the career insights of longstanding Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick.
On Monday night, Investigation Discovery premiered “The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead,” a headlong examination of the work that goes into complex forensic investigations.
“They say everybody has a story to tell—but Graham Hetrick knows well that every body has a story, and it’s simply his job to listen,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President of Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel and Destination America. “In this fascinating foray into forensics, ‘The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead’ showcases a critical element to
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