Man convicted again

in 1983 murder case

A Philadelphia man whose death-penalty sentence and murder conviction were overturned was convicted of the 1983 crime yesterday after a retrial.

Florencio Rolan, 50, faces an automatic life sentence without parole.A jury rejected claims that Rolan killed drug dealer Paulino Santiago, 24, in self-defense.

Group supports midwife

in row over Pa. license

An activist group seeking to eliminate restrictions on where women can give birth is coming to the defense of a Lancaster County woman accused by the state of practicing as a midwife without a license.

Diane Goslin, 49, is to appear tomorrow at a hearing before the state Board of Medicine, which is considering fining her up to $40,000 for attending an Amish home birth in January 2005.

Birth Without Boundaries International, a nonprofit group based in Steelton, is organizing the rally. Expected to join are members of the Amish community, who, with Mennonites, account for about 75 percent of Goslin's clientele.

N.J. boosts education aid

for National Guard members

New Jersey National Guard members whose education is interrupted by deployment would be eligible for free tuition under a bill signed yesterday by Gov. Jon S. Corzine.

State law provides Guard members with free credits at public higher education institutions. The new law extends the eligibility to members whose free-tuition benefit was interrupted by active duty.

Greyhound to operate buses at new Broad & Olney terminal

Sigler Travel Service and Greyhound Lines Inc. have opened a new terminal at Broad Street and Olney Avenue for their bus service.

The new terminal will be in addition to the main Greyhound facility at 10th and Filbert streets, said Steve Gorman, president and CEO of Greyhound Lines.

Greyhound offers 23 daily schedules from Philadelphia to destinations throughout the United States. For information call 1-800-231-2222, or visit www.greyhound.com. *

Staff and wire reports