Archive - 2013
Barbara J. Warrington
SLATERSVILLE- Barbara J. Warrington, 85, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 14 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was the wife of the late Norman A. Warrington for 44 years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Carl W. and Ruby (Keats) Christiansen. She has lived in Slatersville for 80 years. She graduated from Burrillville High School in 1945. She attended Pembroke College and graduated from Bryant College in 1949.
Marcel R. Girard
CHARLESTOWN- Marcel R. Girard, 90, of Kings Factory Road, Charlestown, previously of Woonsocket, died September 13, 2013 in Home and Hospice Care of RI, Providence. He was the husband of Berthe (Cournoyer) Girard, to whom he had been married for nearly sixty six years.
Born in St. Nazaire, P.Q., Canada, he was the son of the late Eugene and Cecile (Cournoyer) Girard.
BELLINGHAM ‚Äď For more than 25 years, John Murray‚Äôs Pool Pro and Spa on Pulaski Boulevard has been the Blackstone Valley‚Äôs one stop for in ground and above ground pools.
Now, Murray, Bellingham‚Äôs King of Cool, has found a whole new way to keep people cool and comfy during the hot summer months ‚Äď ice cream.
SMITHFIELD ‚ÄĒ The score could've been so much worse at halftime, and Cumberland High head coach Chris Skurka knew it.
That's why, after the horn signifying intermission had sounded, Skurka clapped his hands (although not with pleasure but more for self-healing), spoke with a few assistants and shuffled his squad back to its team room underneath Bryant University's Bulldog Stadium.
CUMBERLAND ‚Äď Dressed in waterproof rain bibs, plastic gloves and rubber boots, Kerri A. Stenovitch looks more like a commercial fisherman than a fruit farmer.
Indeed, Stenovitch‚Äôs three-member apple pressing team at Cumberland‚Äôs Phantom Farms, including Chris Combs, Chameal Rogers and Stenovich‚Äôs husband, David Joseph, all look like they just walked off a fishing boat at the docks in Galilee.
BURRILLVILLE ‚Äď In his estimation, the mistakes that Burrillville head coach Gennaro Ferraro saw his football squad make during Saturday‚Äôs 32-0 non-league thrashing of Scituate are easily fixable.
Honestly, when a team romps in the fashion that the Broncos did at sun-splashed Alumni Field, there‚Äôs very little to quibble about.
‚ÄúWe haven‚Äôt won a football game where we‚Äôve played four solid quarters in almost a year. There were a lot of good things and a lot of things we need to correct as usual, said Ferraro. ‚ÄúI think the work that the kids have put in, it was very evident.‚ÄĚ
PAWTUCKET ‚Äď After suffering a disgruntling 2-0, 14-inning loss to Durham in Game No. 3 of this Governors‚Äô Cup best-of-five championship final ‚Äď the two runs both unearned due to a three-base error, throwing miscue and two grounders ‚Äď the Pawtucket Red Sox hoped to put the ugly, immediate past behind them and look ahead.
They wanted desperately to post a Game 4 win on Saturday night and force a deciding contest today, the lone desire the chance to claim the franchise‚Äôs second straight Cup title and fourth in club history.
WOONSOCKET ‚ÄĒ The emergency room at Landmark Medical Center was closed Friday afternoon after pepper spray used by police during an incident in the hospital entered the building‚Äôs ventilation system.
‚ÄúThis afternoon, an incident occurred in our emergency room that required the response of the Woonsocket Police Department,‚ÄĚ hospital officials said in a statement issued early Friday evening. ‚ÄúDuring their response, pepper spray was utilized in our emergency room area to subdue an individual. Unfortunately, the pepper spray was pulled into the emergency room‚Äôs ventilation system.‚ÄĚ
PAWTUCKET -- Shea committed 16 penalties for 126 yards, turned the ball over three times, and did a few other things that drew the ire of head coach Dino Campopiano in its regular-season opener against Lincoln on Friday night.
But all that didn‚Äôt prevent the Raiders from walking out of Max Read Field with a three-touchdown victory, as special teams and defense played a large role in their 28-8 triumph over their longtime foes.
WOONSOCKET ‚Äď Autumnfest Steering Committee Chairman Tim Paul is back in his pre-Autumnfest zone and feeling it.
The 35th edition of the city‚Äôs annual festival is coming up fast on Columbus Day weekend, and Paul said Friday that usually means he has started feeling the pressure of getting all the arrangements completed for yet another great Autumnfest.
‚ÄúEvery August you feel the stress, then in September it is the worries,‚ÄĚ Paul said.