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Tuesday Jan 6 | via The Star Press
Police are seeking leads into the disappearance of a plaque of Mark Twain from Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. Mystery behind the missing Mark Twain plaque Police are seeking leads into the disappearance of a plaque of Mark Twain from Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://usat.ly/1Ilxigv A bronze plaque from a monument at Mark Twain's gravesite is missing at Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. on Jan. 4. Police are seeking leads into the disappearance of a plaque of Mark Twain from Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. The famed author, whose real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens, had a summer home in Elmira, did much of his writing there and married local resident Olivia Langdon. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Community rallies around missing Mark Twain plaque Offers to pay for reward and to fund a replacement to stolen plaque start coming in Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1BrYIRl Local organizations are considering paying for a replacement and citizens are offering reward money for information about a bronze plaque of Mark Twain stolen from Woodlawn Cemetery. As Elmira police continue to search for clues regarding a plaque of Mark Twain that was stolen from Woodlawn Cemetery, the community is getting more engaged in the effort with offers of reward money and replacement funds. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
SILVER CITY >> Filemon Varela Jr., who was 16 when he allegedly shot his two cousins in 2013, is scheduled to go on trial for murder Monday in Sixth Judicial District Court in Judge J.C. Robinson's courtroom. Varela is accused of shooting his cousins, Eric Vega Jr., 19, and Jose "Chugie" Varela Jr., 17, in broad daylight. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via Steuben Courier
One person is in custody after the first shooting of the new year in Elmira, according to the Elmira Police Department. The shooting occurred at around 12:57 a.m. Thursday on the 900 block of Grand Central Avenue near the intersection of East Washington Avenue, police said. Comment?
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