Archive - Jun 2013
EAST PROVIDENCE â€“ Regrets? Every golfer has some upon the roundâ€™s conclusion.
The ones that Jamison Randall expressed followed his one-over 70 performance on Day 1 of the Northeast Amateur Invitational didnâ€™t equate to the Cumberland lad singing the blues. Had the golf gods been kinder, perhaps Randallâ€™s Wednesday score would have been closer to the low number Brazilâ€™s Rafael Becker posted â€“ a minus-seven 62 that featured an eye-popping eight birdies.
PAWTUCKET â€” Never has a trip to the principalâ€™s office been more soothing and reassuring.
Score one for PawSox manager Gary DiSarcina for putting out the fire before it engulfed the clubhouse he oversees. There was a delicate situation that needed to be addressed with several Pawtucket players, and DiSarcina handled every last conversation with aplomb.
â€śThatâ€™s what the job of a manager is. You have to manage those people,â€ť stated DiSarcina matter-of-factly.
LINCOLN â€“ Casie Beauchemin, Lincoln High's heralded junior right fielder, sat back on a bench in front of the school early Wednesday afternoon trying to convey how incredible it felt to be a part of a team that not only captured two consecutive state Division I titles, but did so with an unblemished 43-0 mark.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Northern Rhode Islandâ€™s foreclosure problem appears to be on the mend, but itâ€™s improving at a significantly slower pace than other regions of the state, a report released today says.
LINCOLN â€“ Wielding gold-painted hedge clippers, Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond, CEO John Taylor and other dignitaries cut a ceremonial red ribbon Wednesday to officially initiate Las Vegas style-table games at Twin River, ushering in yet another new era at a facility that has morphed over the decades from a horse racing track, to a dog track to a slot parlor and now to a full-fledged casino.
MANVILLE- Anna (Dypry) Recorvits, 99, a resident of the Holiday Retirement Home passed away peacefully on Wednesday at the home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of the late Michael Recorvits.
Born Dec. 17, 1913 in Valley Falls, RI, she was the daughter of the late Paul & Josephine (Lass) Dypry.
Jeannette V. Ethier
BURRILLVILLE- Jeannette V. Ethier, resident of Pascoag, formerly of Harrisville, died June 17, 2013, at the Overlook Nursing Home.
She was the wife of the late Joseph Ethier.
She was born in Harrisville, RI, daughter of the late Ernest & Clara (Tatro) Boucher.
Jeannette worked in area textiles many years retiring from the former Desmon Mill Co. in Woonsocket in 1982. She was a member of the Burrillville Senior Citizens, the Ashton Court Club, the Northwest Choralers, and the Glocester Womens Bowling League.
COLFAX. CA- Viola Slowick was born Valeria Narkiewicz in Pawtucket in 1915.
She grew up in the area, and worked in Quonset during World War II as a Rosie the Riveter defense worker.
After the war, she married John A. Slowick in 1946, and they lived in Woonsocket until John died in 1999. John ran the Slowick Brothers Garage in Social for many years.
John F. DiLibero
BLACKSTONE- John F. "Chip" DiLibero, 67, of Blackstone, MA passed away unexpectedly at home after being stricken on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 43 years of Christine M. (Joyal) DiLibero.
Born in Milford, MA on May 18, 1946, he was the son of the late John W. and Rita A. (Allaire) DiLibero.
EAST PROVIDENCE â€“ How Jamison Randall landed a coveted spot in this weekâ€™s Northeast Amateur Invitational can be traced back to last summerâ€™s noteworthy accomplishment on the links.
For the Cumberland High alumnus and junior-to-be at Virginiaâ€™s Old Dominion University, winning the R.I. Stroke Play Championship was akin to feasting oneâ€™s eyes on a golden ticket after opening a Wonka bar.