Archive - 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ John Chan knows all too well now that when two of your friends are movie co-directors and writers, you just have to go along with what they ask of you.
Thatâ€™s why the name of Chanâ€™s restaurant, Chanâ€™s Fine Oriental Dining on Main Street, can be seen on the side of a RIPTA bus used in Bobby and Peter Farrellyâ€™s new film â€śDumb and Dumber To,â€ť as it cleans up in theaters nationwide.
The RIPTA bus has a role in the filmâ€™s slapstick action early on and the advertisement on its side states â€śJazz & Blues Live at Chanâ€™s Egg Rolls and Jazz, Woonsocket, R.I.â€ť
CUMBERLAND – Nichole Barger began her high-school athletic career unsure about the long-term benefits of running.
Barbara H. Marty
SMITHFIELD - Barbara "Barby" H. Marty, 86, of Smithfield, wife of Forrest Marty, passed away on November 20, 2014 at Hebert Health Center. She is also survived by daughter Holly Shadoian and husband Charlie of Foster, grandson Jeff of San Mateo, CA, and son Kerry Marty of Greenville, and grandson Kameron.
For the full obituary, please visit www.holtfuneralhome.com.
PROVIDENCE â€“ A man formerly residing in Woonsocket was arrested for possession of child pornography, state police said.
On Thursday, members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Timothy Kempf, 36, formerly of 15 Wood St. in Woonsocket, for possession of child pornography. Kempf was arraigned Thursday at Sixth Division District Court in Providence.
WOONSOCKET â€” No charges will be filed against an 11-year-old Globe Park Elementary school student who pointed a plastic pellet gun at another student at the school Tuesday, police said.
Police said the girl brought the toy gun to school and pointed it at another girl during an after-school Kids Club program.
Detective Sergeant Matthew Ryan, officer-in-charge of the Woonsocket Police Departmentâ€™s juvenile division, said the plastic pellet gun shoots plastic pellets, but was empty at the time.
CHEPACHET - Annetta "Ma P" Phetteplace, 95, passed on October 13, 2014. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Phetteplace.
She is survived by her son, Henry Phetteplace, 3 siblings, 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. She was the sister of 3 predeceased siblings.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10 am in the Chepachet Union Church, Chepachet. Burial will be at Acotes Cemetery, Chepachet.
PROVIDENCE — Kris Dunn believes he has unburdened himself from the fear of injury in a basketball setting. That’s no small admittance when you consider how much time the Providence College sophomore has missed in each of the last two seasons.
“I don’t think about my shoulder or anything. I don’t have jitters,” Dunn said. “I’m just excited to play once again because it’s been a while. I want to play well for everybody. I’ve just got to let everything come.”
Brother Charles-Leo St-Amand, S.C.
April 13, 1931-November 18, 2014
PASCOAG - Brother Charles-Leo St-Amand, S.C., 83, of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Provincial House, Pascoag, RI, died November 18, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, RI, after a brief illness. Born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Adrien Joseph St-Amand and Lena L. Dauphinais St-Amand. He was baptized Leo Roy St-Amand.