August 7th, 2014
Thelma F. Steffancci
RENO, NV - Thelma F. (Bailey) Steffancci, 94, of Round Robin Lane, Reno and formerly of Woonsocket, died July 25, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Charles P. Steffancci. Born in Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Leon A. and J. Inez (Pratt) Bailey.
BRISTOL, Conn. â Buoyed by a nine-run uprising in the top of the eighth inning, Cumberland American stormed past Falmouth, Maine, 13-4, in the semifinals of the New England Little League Regional tournament at Breen Field.
CALL now advances to Saturday nightâs championship game and will face either top-seed Fairfield (Conn.) American or No. 4 Barnstable (Mass.) American. Cumberland routed Barnstable in pool play while falling to Fairfield thanks to a walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth.
Saturdayâs New England finale will air live on ESPN beginning at 7 p.m.
Woody Allen directs a scene for his upcoming movie on Main St. in downtown Pawtucket Thursday on morning. Main St. and High St. were closed for a time while several scenes were filmed for the new movie, as yet untitled, before Allen and company moved to 207 Wickenden St. in Providence for filming shot the Coffee Exchange.
See Friday's Pawtucket Times and Woonsocket Call for complete story and more photos.
PROVIDENCE â Over the objections of state prosecutors, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that Raymond D. âBeaverâ Tempest Jr. may argue that he was wrongfully convicted of murder on the strength of false testimony resulting from the unlawful manipulation of witnesses by Woonsocket police officers.
BRISTOL, Conn. – Perhaps 30 minutes after the Cumberland American All-Stars had sustained a 5-3 walk-off loss to Fairfield American of Connecticut on Tuesday night, manager Dave Belisle conducted a meeting in the team dorm.
In essence, he told his bunch to keep their heads up, that they had played well in the defeat and to believe in themselves as they always did.
PAWTUCKET â Manager Kevin Boles doesnât pretend to be unaware of the fact that his Pawtucket Red Sox are now in the throes of a pennant race, something that in recent years has been an annual staple of August baseball around these parts.
âThereâs a buzz and definitely aware whatâs going on. They want to accomplish some special things,â Boles said. âWeâre here to develop winning ballplayers.â
Lucille C. Ryan
BLACKSTONE - Lucille C. (St. Jean) Ryan, 81, of Blackstone died August 5th at Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Michael Ryan who died in 2005.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI; daughter of the late Leo and Antoinette (DeCelles) St. Jean. She was raised in Woonsocket and attended St. Claire's High School.
Mrs. Ryan and her late husband owned & operated the former Ryan's Variety store on Main St. in Blackstone. She had also been employed at various times by U.S. Rubber, Tech Industries and S.M.O.C.
William F. Egan IV
WOONSOCKET - William F. Egan IV, 65 of Chester St. died August 3, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Charlene (White) Egan. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late William F. Egan III and Blanche (Rondeau) Larochelle.
Rose E. Myette
BURRILLVILLE - Rose E. Myette 102, of Oakland RI, passed away August 4, 2014 at her residence.
She was born in Oakland RI, a daughter of the late Pierre & Celina (Ferron) Myette.
Rose owned and operated the former Little Rose Shop in Woonsocket, she dedicated her life in helping little Rose Ferron during her life, and she also built a shrine at her home for her. She was a lifelong Oakland resident.
VIDEO Training Camp Today: Patriots continue to look good in joint practices
(Boston.com) The Boston Globe's Ben Volin and Boston.com's Zuri Berry recap the Patriots joint training camp practice with Washington. (Video by Zuri Berry, Boston.com Staff)