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Shorthanded Woonsocket cagers lose to Coventry

January 10, 2011

WOONSOCKET – It’s bad enough that the wins have come at a minimum this season – one league victory in the first seven games to be exact.
Now, head coach Kyle Ivey-Jones and his Woonsocket High squad are playing with somewhat of a depleted roster. Minus a handful of players that have decided to call it quits this winter, including starting guard Jessie Charette, the Villa Novans came up short once again on Monday night.

Chili Davis new PawSox batting coach

January 10, 2011

Certainly the ability to switch-hit in baseball can come in handy, paving the way for a batter to place himself in an advantageous situation against any pitcher they step in the box to face.

Keeping track: Woonsocket boys' team short on runners

January 10, 2011

eorge Briggs has been coaching track & field athletes for a long time and certainly knows that during the indoor season having depth is of the utmost importance.
This year, with the addition of the long jump, there are 13 events. It may seem like a lot, but if you are weak in a particular area that can create problems in pulling out a positive outcome against a formidable opponent.
Briggs and his Villa Novans found that out the hard way in a Northern Division meet with neighboring rival Lincoln High last week.

Actors lead Mixed Magic Mahalia Jackson celebration

January 10, 2011

PAWTUCKET — Academy Award nominees Viola Davis and Richard Jenkins are lending some Hollywood star power to the Mixed Magic Theatre’s year-long celebration of the 100th birthday of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and a related series of events.
Davis, who grew up in Central Falls, and Jenkins, who spent many years at Providence’s Trinity Repertory Company and lives in Cumberland, have agreed to be honorary co-chairs as Mixed Magic kicks off its Arc of Events that centers around the legendary gospel great.

Chili Davis new PawSox batting coach

January 10, 2011

Certainly the ability to switch-hit in baseball can come in handy, paving the way for a batter to place himself in an advantageous situation against any pitcher they step in the box to face.

Bernadette M. Gariepy

January 10, 2011

WOONSOCKET – Bernadette M. “Sue” Gariepy, 57, of Main St., Woonsocket, died Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 at home.
She was the daughter of Jeannine (Durocher) Belliveau of Woonsocket, and the late Armand Gariepy. She was born at the Naval Air Station at Quonset Point while her father was in the service.

J. Normand L. Vaillancourt

January 10, 2011

J. Normand L. Vaillancourt, Ph.D., 77, of Woonsocket, died Friday, January 7, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Alice L. (Paquin) Vaillancourt whom he married July 16, 1976. Born in Greenville, NH, he was the son of the late Adelard and Camilla (Thibault) Vaillancourt.

Edward E. Wethey Jr.

January 10, 2011

Edward E.
Wethey Jr.

COVENTRY - Edward E. Wethey Jr., 69, died Saturday January 8, 2011 at his home. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Bacon) Wethey. He was born on January 9, 1941 in Norristown, PA, a son of the late Edward E. Sr. and Ruth T. (McGuigan) Wethey and had been a resident of Coventry for the past ten years.

Donald T. Chabot

January 10, 2011

Donald T. Chabot, 49, of Woonsocket, passed away, Saturday, January 08, 2011. Born in Providence he was the son of James and Mary (Hall) Chabot of Woonsocket. Besides his parents he is survived by a brother, Steven Chabot of Woonsocket; a sister, Susan Lataash and her husband Kamal of Attleboro; two nephews, Ryan and Matthew Lataash both of Attleboro and a niece, Stephanie Lataash also of Attleboro. A service will be held Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 11am in the O’NEILL Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

Mary ( Kazan ) Picchioni

January 10, 2011

Woonsocket --- Mary ( Kazan ) Picchioni, 94, of Aylsworth Ave., died Friday January 7, 2011, in the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Remo Picchioni.
Born Manville, R. I., daughter of the late Michael and Eudokia ( Kupaska) Kazan.
Mrs. Picchioni, worked for A.T. Cross for 9 years retiring in l979.
She enjoyed nature, bird watching, and cooking.

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