Archive - 2013
LINCOLN â€” Head coach Brenda Sylvester really couldn't recall what she told her Lincoln High troops prior to facing Bay View in both teams' Division I-North season finale on Thursday afternoon.
â€śI guess I just told them to go out and play as well as they know they can,â€ť stated Sylvester, who attended the contest despite being on maternity leave, giving assistant Lea Miguel the opportunity to serve as interim chief. â€śI just said, 'Go out and play your game.'â€ť
BOSTON â€“ For much of his tenure with the Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia has been a mainstay at the No. 2 spot in the batting order.
What used to serve as a foregone conclusion for Boston received a noticeable jolt this season. On Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, Pedroia found himself hitting in front of cleanup â€śbangerâ€ť David Ortiz while newcomer Shane Victorino assumed the spot in the lineup that used to have the second basemanâ€™s name written all over it.
Marjorie I. Monti
WOONSOCKET - Monti, Marjorie I. 90, of Woonsocket, RI passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the Landmark Medical Center.
She was the wife of the late Renzo J. Monti.
She was born in the County of Oxford, England a daughter of the late Percy W. & Alice (Agutter) Tuckwell.
Marjorie worked for the former McCarthy's Department Store and Lee's Pharmacy in Woonsocket. She also served in the British Royal Air Force.
Olive R. Pendleton
WHITINSVILLE/UXBRIDGE - Olive (Richardson) Pendleton, 95, passed away Thurs. Oct. 24, 2013 in UMass/Memorial Medical Center, Worcester.
She was born in Uxbridge in 1918 the daughter of the late Elias and Laura (Ballou) Richardson and was a graduate of Uxbridge High School in 1936. A resident of Uxbridge for most of her life, she was living in Whitinsville for the past few years.
Alan L. Hurd
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Alan Lincoln Hurd, 75, of North Smithfield, died October 23, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side after a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the beloved husband of Cornelia (Kokolski) Hurd. He was born in Woonsocket on February 12, 1938, the son of the late Frank C. and Dorothy M. (Beauregard) Hurd. He was a kind and gentle man, always with a ready smile, and great love for his family.
RUMFORD, ME -- Nancy Tubias, 72, of Andover, Maine died Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Rumford Hospital, Rumford, Maine with her loving family by her side.
She was born in Milford, MA on November 2, 1940, and was the daughter of William and Louise (Stanton) Byron.
PROCTORSVILLE, VT - Roger "Yogi" McNamara. With his family by his side, Yogi died peacefully from complications of the AVM that he had courageously accepted and lived with for 45 years.
WOONSOCKET â€“ City inspectors have ordered Dave and Charlene Densmore to shut down the elaborate Halloween house they built on their property, calling it a threat to public safety.
Featuring a witchâ€™s brew of ghosts, goblins and ghoulish creatures oozing fake blood, the labyrinthine structure is made from sections of recycled stockade fence, plastic tarps and salvage-yard specials. â€śFear for Food,â€ť as the Densmores call their concoction of creepy kitsch, is open to public for nothing more than the donation of a canned good, to be passed on to one of the local soup kitchens.
LINCOLN -- Wednesday was a day of mixed feelings for Russell E. Shipp, 51, of Pleasant Street. It was a day to remember the loss of his brother, Lance Cpl. Thomas A. Shipp, a Woonsocket native, in the terrorist attack on a U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, 30 years ago to the day. Oct. 23 is also the day Shippâ€™s son Travis, now 24, was born in 1989.
LINCOLN â€“ As a former high school and college athlete, Mike Bedrossian knows what it takes to prepare for games, especially those critical to his teams' success.
He did time and again at Seekonk High, as well as the Community College of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College, where he starred in basketball and baseball.