Up & Coming Weekly

June 06, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JUNE 7 - 13, 2023 UCW 21 Follow Us Today! Stay up to date on all the Up & Coming Events in Cumberland County and surrounding areas! LIKE WEEKLY HOROSCOPE NEWS OF THE WEIRD by the Editors at Andrews McMeel Syndication Fine Points of the Law The Ohio Supreme Court ruled in May that a man who was serving eight to 12 years in prison did not, after all, commit a burglary. In September 2020, Donald Bertram approached the home of Timothy Huff as Huff was working in his yard, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Bertram walked into Huff's open garage, picked up a $500 leaf blower, got in his car and drove away. But the court said that because Bertram committed the act without "force, stealth or deception," it wasn't a burglary. Instead, justices told Scioto County Common Pleas Court that he could be charged with misdemeanor criminal trespassing. Sentences for misdemeanors typically result in less than a year in jail. Clothing (Not) Optional On Police in Mesa, Arizona, responded to the One Life Church after receiving a call about a naked man in the church's baptismal fountain, AZCentral reported. Officers said Jeremiah Sykes, 20, was asked to leave repeatedly but wouldn't comply; he then wrapped himself in a blanket and wandered about the property. Sykes told officers he was baptizing himself. During his booking procedure, he punched two officers, compounding his charges. Wrong Place, Wrong Time Shivdayal Sharma, 82, died in a freak accident in the Alwar region of India, LBC reported. As Sharma urinated near a train track, a Vande Bharat express train struck a cow, launching it 100 feet into the air before it landed on him. Sharma was killed instantly. Ironically, Sharma worked at Indian Railways before retiring 23 years ago. Officials are calling for metal fencing to keep cows away from the tracks. It's A Dirty Job The Blackpool Zoo in England is hiring! Wanted: "A team of people to join our Visitor Services team as 'Seagull Deterrents.'" You, too, can dress up in a large bird costume and scare away pesky seagulls, which steal food from both visitors and animal enclosures. The Daily Mail reported that candidates must be "outgoing, as you need to be comfortable wearing a bird costume," and hours will be variable. ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, despite your best efforts, you cannot seem to get much work done this week. Your head is in the clouds with matters of the heart. Soon enough your focus will return. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 is week you may tire from charging into battle and prefer others to do the fighting for you, mighty Taurus. You can use a rest from always putting yourself out there. GEMINI May 22/Jun 21 Adopt a more serious tone this week, Gemini. Your actions may be judged without your knowledge, so lay low. Put the most professional foot forward. CANCER Jun 22/Jul 22 People may respond much better to comforting words and gestures this week, Cancer. Carefully construct your approach to communicating to reach the widest audience. LEO Jul 23/Aug 23 You may soon discover that a person who you consider a friend really is your perfect match, Leo. When you look at this person, the realization may suddenly dawn on you. VIRGO Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, others around you are especially sensitive this week, so even the slightest criticism could be mistaken for an insult. Rather than ruffle feathers, hold your tongue LIBRA Sept 23/Oct 23 ese next few days you could present an op- portunity to break free from everyday life and the mundane, Libra. If you don't know how to proceed, follow your gut. SCORPIO Oct 24/Nov 22 You don't always need to be in pursuit of some sort of intellectual betterment, Scorpio. Get outside and take a walk or swim in a lake. Engage in trivial things that bring you joy. SAGITTARIUS Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, you are capable of producing impres- sive results if you set your mind on a plan. is is the week to dabble in a new hobby that will bring forth your creativity. CAPRICORN Dec 22/Jan 20 Some debates may not come to a swift resolution, Capricorn. You may need to accept that you simply disagree with someone on a particular topic and let things lie. AQUARIUS Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, you may have been a little worried about your work or studies lately. is week things will lighten up and you'll feel much more in control of your situation. PISCES Feb 19/Mar 20 is is likely to be a busy week filled with the poten- tial for travel. Bring along a close friend or a loved one for the adventure. 910•484•6200 contact: editor@upandcomingweekly.com Do you have a local business? Are you hosting an event? We need your info! Reach out to us today so we can tell your story!

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