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Archive - Sep 2013

September 17th

Landmark merger clears big hurdle

September 17, 2013

PROVIDENCE – The effort to save Landmark Medical Center gained a significant boost Tuesday as the state Department of Health’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 department’s full Health Service Council next week.

Cumberland girls duel Barrington to scoreless tie

September 17, 2013

CUMBERLAND — The same ol’ affliction keeps raring it’s ugly head for Cumberland High.
That’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 today’s practice session would be creating more offense.
“I thought we played well overall,” he sighed following the bittersweet tie, one that left the Clippers at 1-2-1 overall and in league action. “We’ve been lacking offense, and – sometimes – that’s just the way the game of soccer goes.

Rose A. Cournoyer

September 17, 2013

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.

Red Sox honor Cumberland soldier

September 17, 2013

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox’ “Hats off to Heroes Program” honored Technical Sergeant Joshua Lemois during Sunday night’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

September 17, 2013

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.

William S. Glatki

September 17, 2013

William S.
Glatki

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

September 17, 2013

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.

September 16th

Mauled by loose dog, greyhound fights for life

September 16, 2013

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The future is still uncertain for a rescue greyhound named Lady who underwent a third round of surgery Monday after she – and the 82-year-old woman who owns her – were both attacked by a neighbor’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.

Toddler survives second-story fall uninjured

September 16, 2013

WOONSOCKET – 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.

MSC boys, Burrillville girls rule Northern Division cross country opener

September 16, 2013

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 school’s 3.1-mile course and offered her thoughts as to who would reign individually.

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