Sunday, November 15, 2015

In the News: Narcan in the schools, magician at Cole's

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin
"The opiate crisis pervading the state has resulted in an unprecedented and skyrocketing overdose death count. Area police and fire departments have responded in kind. Officers and other first responders regularly carry with them the overdose reversing drug Narcan. Another institution is starting to follow suit: the schools. 
This year, many area public school districts have stocked Narcan and trained their nurses on how to use it. Others are on their way, pushing school committees to issue a Narcan policy that, in equal parts, allows nurses to use the drug and acknowledges the state and nationwide crisis extends into their school districts."
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Friday the 13th turned lucky for spectators who gathered in Cole’s Tavern for an evening performance of the mind-boggling magic of local magician “Michael John.” 
Michael John, known by friends and family as Michael Sannicandro, an Upton resident, has been performing magic since he was 7 years old. He appeared on the most recent season, season 10, of the TV show "America’s Got Talent," where he amazed millions of viewers until he was eventually eliminated. 
Since then, he has been travelling the country performing his magic for private events, corporate events and on college campuses. Recently back in his hometown, Sannicandro decided to perform a show at Cole’s Tavern in Franklin.

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