Archive - Sep 2013
PROVIDENCE â€“ The effort to save Landmark Medical Center gained a significant boost Tuesday as the state Department of Healthâ€™s Project Review Committee voted to recommend that acquisition of the Woonsocket-based, 214-bed hospital by Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., of California be approved by the departmentâ€™s full Health Service Council next week.
CUMBERLAND â€” The same olâ€™ affliction keeps raring itâ€™s ugly head for Cumberland High.
Thatâ€™s why head coach Anthony Silva promised moments after a 0-0 Division I stalemate with Barrington on the Tucker Field Annex turf on Tuesday afternoon that his primary focus at todayâ€™s practice session would be creating more offense.
â€śI thought we played well overall,â€ť he sighed following the bittersweet tie, one that left the Clippers at 1-2-1 overall and in league action. â€śWeâ€™ve been lacking offense, and â€“ sometimes â€“ thatâ€™s just the way the game of soccer goes.
Rose A. Cournoyer
MANVILLE- Rose A. Cournoyer, 96, formerly of Winter St. Manville, died Monday September 9, 2013 at the Holiday in Manville. She was the wife of the late Ronald E. Cournoyer who died in 1987.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Hormisdas and Aline (Pelletier) Desrosiers. She was a lifelong resident of Manville.
BOSTON â€“ The Boston Red Soxâ€™ â€śHats off to Heroes Programâ€ť honored Technical Sergeant Joshua Lemois during Sunday nightâ€™s contest at Fenway Park against the New York Yankees. The ceremony took place at the end of the fourth inning.
TSgt Lemois is a member of the United States Air Force where he has served for the last 13 years. A Cumberland native, TSgt Lemois served in Saudi Arabia and volunteered for deployment in Afghanistan during his second tour of duty.
George R. St. Sauveur
WOONSOCKET- George R. "Lefty" St. Sauveur, 88, of Woonsocket died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Leonie (Beaulieu) St. Sauveur.
Born in Putnam, Connecticut he was a son of the late Romeo and Leona (Francis) St. Sauveur. He came to Woonsocket as a young child and remained a lifelong resident of the city.
In his early years Lefty was employed in the local textile industry and at the U.S. Rubber shop. He worked for the Woonsocket Highway Department for over 25 years before retiring in 1987.
BURRILLVILLE- William, "Bill" S. Glatki, 93, a resident of the Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag passed away on Monday at Miriam Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Frances (Kubaska) Glatki.
Born, August 1, 1920 in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Stephen & Grace (Shevlin) Glatki.
James Stephen Kane
ROCKVILLE, MD- James Stephen (Jim) Kane, age 91, passed away on Monday morning, September 9, 2013 at Brightview Fallsgrove Assisted Living in Rockville, MD following a long illness.
He was a Gaithersburg resident, long-time Washingtonian and native son of Woonsocket, RI.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ The future is still uncertain for a rescue greyhound named Lady who underwent a third round of surgery Monday after she â€“ and the 82-year-old woman who owns her â€“ were both attacked by a neighborâ€™s pit bull mix.
Wanda Misiaszek, of 175 St. Paul St., fell to the ground, striking her head, and she was bitten on the arm and fingers as she tried to protect Lady. The dog, meanwhile, suffered multiple deep puncture wounds, according to her nephew, Michael Calo.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Somehow, a toddler managed to fall out of a second-story window Saturday without getting hurt, police say.
The 2-year-old boy and his father, Isaiah Ethier, 27, were visiting friends at 291 Bernon St. when the accident happened at about 11 a.m., according to Detective Jamie Paone.
The child got close to the window by climbing onto a nearby countertop and then pushed on the screen, said Paone. The screen was still in place when the police arrived, but there was a large tear in it, she said.
BURRILLVILLE -- Prior to the season-opening Northern Division tri-meet on Monday afternoon, Lincoln High head coach Sue Carlson stood at the mile mark of the middle schoolâ€™s 3.1-mile course and offered her thoughts as to who would reign individually.