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October 11th, 2011

Cory James Parker

October 11, 2011

Cory James Parker

WOONSOCKET- Cory James Parker, 21, of Diamond Hill Rd, died October 2, 2011.
Born in Providence, he was the son Kenneth Parker and Linda Kerrigan.
Cory was a student at the Community College of Rhode Island, Lincoln, majoring in computer engineering. He was also a member of the Student Government. Cory enjoyed working out and passing time playing video games.
Besides his parents, Cory is survived by four brothers, Daryl, Michael, Nicholas and Bryan Parker and two sisters, Dorothy Parker and Melodie Curran.

Lucien A. Dubois

October 11, 2011

Lucien A. Dubois

WOONSOCKET- Lucien A. Dubois, 93, formerly of Knight St., Woonsocket, died Tuesday evening at The Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Irene (Cabana) Dubois.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Aristide and Ovida (Chevrette) Dubois. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Dubois served in the Army during WWII. He was in the European and African Theatre and was an MP in the 1326th Service Command Unit.

Cory James Parker

October 11, 2011

Cory James Parker

WOONSOCKET- Cory James Parker, 21, of Diamond Hill Rd, died October 2, 2011.
Born in Providence, he was the son Kenneth Parker and Linda Kerrigan.
Cory was a student at the Community College of Rhode Island, Lincoln, majoring in computer engineering. He was also a member of the Student Government. Cory enjoyed working out and passing time playing video games.
Besides his parents, Cory is survived by four brothers, Daryl, Michael, Nicholas and Bryan Parker and two sisters, Dorothy Parker and Melodie Curran.

October 9th

Local couple conquering marathon before wedding

October 9, 2011

She’ll be wearing a white tennis skirt with a veil on her head and he’ll be wearing shorts and a Tuxedo T-shirt.
About 150 guests have been invited to attend their wedding next weekend, but Geralyn Hoffman and Larry Ducady aren’t planning on getting too dressed up for their big day.
After all, running a race wearing a full tuxedo or a wedding gown isn’t exactly comfortable. Neither is dress shoes or heels.

Attention thief: MS sufferer wants her van back

October 9, 2011

LINCOLN — Almost a month to the day after the van of her dreams had been stolen from her family home's driveway, Joan Malark hopes and prays that either Lincoln police officers find the vehicle, or the thieves return it.
Life hasn't been the same without it, stated Malark, a 61-year-old Saylesville resident who suffers a great deal of lower leg pain from her bout with multiple sclerosis.

October 8th

Area veterans invited to photo session on Nov. 4

October 8, 2011

The CALL is planning a special salute to area veterans next month in the leadup to Veterans Day.
In order to obtain photos of area veterans, The CALL will be holding a special photo session on noon on Friday, Nov. 4. The tentative location is the Cumberland Monastery facility on Route 114.
We will be taking group photos of veterans from the eras of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. You do not have to be a combat veteran to participate.
If you plan to attend, send us an email at: veterans@woonsocketcall.com

Gerald Chevalier ends long military career

October 8, 2011

WOONSOCKET -- Master Sergeant Gerald B. Chevalier recently completed a career of over 40 years of military service to his country in the United States Air Force and the R.I. Air National Guard with the 143rd Logistics Readiness Squadron at Quonset Air National Guard Base.
Chevalier served on numerous deployments, including: Coronet Oak, Provide Comfort, Northern and Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom, Joint Forge Noble Eagle and Enduring Freedom.

Ponaganset beats Woonsocket in final minute

October 8, 2011

WOONSOCKET -- Fantastic finish for Ponaganset. Heartbreaker for Woonsocket.
Connor Mathieu’s three-yard touchdown run with 37.8 seconds to play broke a 6-6 tie and lifted the Chieftains to a much-needed 13-6 triumph over the winless Villa Novans on Saturday afternoon at Barry Field.

Woman charged with using another’s identity to get cable TV service

October 8, 2011

WOONSOCKET – A city woman’s alleged use of an elderly New Jersey woman’s identity to obtain cable television services resulted in her arrest at the Hanora Lippitt elderly housing complex at 1 Main St. Thursday.
Det. Sgt. William J. Coupe Jr. joined Cox Cable investigator Jack Leyden in a visit to Apartment 318 at the complex Thursday afternoon to investigate allegations that a cable box was being used illegally at the residence.

Bridge to finally reopen in 2 weeks

October 8, 2011

GLOCESTER — Already two weeks behind schedule, the $1.2 million Chestnut Hill Road Bridge rehabilitation project is now slated to be completed by the middle of the month.
That's the latest estimation by the state Department of Transportation, which says the bridge should reopen to traffic within two weeks if the weather cooperates. The bulk of the work that remains includes paving the deck of the bridge, among other tasks.
The project was supposed to have reopened last Friday, but that deadline was not met.

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