Archive - 2013
WESTERLY - Lauri (Murray) Luzzi, beloved wife of Egidio "Cheech" Luzzi, of Wicklow Rd., Westerly, passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the age of 51.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Jane S. Murray of Woonsocket and the late James P. Murray, Jr.
GLOCESTER â€“ A benefit motorcycle run and concert will be held in September to raise money for a Glocester pastor paralyzed in a fall three months ago.
Money from the Sept. 14 fundraiser will be used to help Glad Tidings Community Church Pastor John R. Teeter and his family with medical costs as well as future modifications to their home and transportation needs.
BRISTOL â€“ Courtesy of a thrilling 7-5 triumph over Wickfordâ€™s best on Sunday evening, the Cumberland American All-Stars mustered a berth in the R.I. Little League Major Division (10-11) Tournamentâ€™s title tilt at King Philip Little Leagueâ€™s Pigeon Field.
BRISTOL â€“ The unimaginable happened to Cumberland Americanâ€™s best on Saturday morning.
In their opening tilt of the R.I. Little League Major Division (10-11) Tournament at King Philipâ€™s Roger W. Pigeon Field, three of manager Dave Belisleâ€™s hurlers â€“ including usually-stellar Nick Croteau, Addison Kopack and Sean Meers â€“ had serious problems finding the plate, and Johnston took complete advantage.
That trio surrendered six straight walks, in the process digging themselves a 5-0 hole after the top of the first frame.
CRANSTON â€“ The Lincoln All-Stars didn't just dominate their games among Rhode Island's best, but turned all of them into cakewalks.
Their mastery of the bat was a major reason why.
Skipper Matt Netto's offensive-minded crew once again derailed Cranston Western, this time by a 13-2 count, to claim the R.I. Little League Major Division (11-12) Tournament title at CWLL's Michael P. Varrato Field home on Friday night.
Rene A. Hemond
NAPLES, FL - Rene A. Hemond, 87, died on June 13, 2013 at his home in Naples, Florida. He was the husband of Claire (Vadenais) Hemond. Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lucienne (Blanchard) Hemond.
WOONSOCKET - Edith (Nicolini) Andreoni, 85, of Atlanta St. died Thursday July 25, 2013, in Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation. She was the wife of the late Eugene Andreoni.
Born in Pawtucket, daughter of the late Attilio and Bertha (Cataloni) Nicolini.
Edith worked as a seamstress for Woonsocket Coat and Suit for 13 years and the former Woonsocket Dress for 15 years, which changed to Fashion Sportswear. And also for New England Instrument as an Inspector for 8 years prior to retiring.
WOONSOCKET â€“ After insisting on their right to seek capital punishment in a case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, federal prosecutors say they no longer want to put accused killer Jason Wayne Pleau to death.
BURRILLVILLE â€“ Norma Sutcliffe does not believe in ghosts or haunted houses but she says â€śThe Conjuring,â€ť last weekâ€™s Number 1 box office cinema megahit, has put her in a horror movie of her own.
LINCOLN --- It will certainly be â€śGame Onâ€ť for four fighters with local ties to the Blackstone Valley this weekend when Classic Entertainment & Sports, Inc. hosts an action-packed card at the Twin River Events Center.
Pawtucket middleweight Thomas Falowo will make his co-feature debut in an eight-round showdown, and Woonsocket super middleweight Joe Gardner will try to erase the sting of a close loss in May to Richard Gingras in a six-round battle.