Archive - Dec 14, 2012
Itâ€™s no secret that the art of communication is key to managing the Pawtucket Red Sox. Naturally the interaction with the players is a high priority, yet thereâ€™s also touching base with the major-league coaching staff or the front office, or with someone from the player development sector or even the Double-A manager.
No wonder why several of Gary DiSarcinaâ€™s predecessors made sure to have their cell phones close by while batting practice took place. Itâ€™s a 24/7 lifestyle wherein the PawSox manager must be on standby at all times and ready to field inquires from all walks of baseball life.
PAWTUCKET â€“ On the same day Gary DiSarcina was formally introduced as the 15th manager in Pawtucket Red Sox history, we thought it would be appropriate to engage in an â€śgetting to know you betterâ€ť exercise â€“ an opportunity to view through the lens of those who have engaged in past dealings with the new skipper in town.
EAST PROVIDENCE â€“ As of Friday afternoon, winter sports at East Providence High School are on ice. Time will tell if any sort of thawing-out action occurs.
In response to the fall sports coaches not receiving their pay, the winter sports coaches at E.P. have decided to cease all responsibilities and duties. The decision to take a hard line was started by boysâ€™ basketball head coach Alex Butler, who also coaches the Towniesâ€™ girlsâ€™ volleyball program.
PAWTUCKET â€” Raymond A. â€śChipâ€ť Hoyas, well known in city politics and a former top state Senate aide, will be punished with home confinement and the loss of his ability to collect a state pension for his involvement in a check-cashing scheme involving Senate pages.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Responding to a recent rash of robberies in the city, Pawtucket Police have made a series of arrests including some suspects believed to be involved in multiple incidents.
â€śAs our crime-mapping tools sharpened the patterns our investigations were turning up, we were better able to target our resources to make arrests that we believe will put a major dent in this recent illegal activity and make the community safer,â€ť Police Chief Paul King said.
Caren M. Moroney
PAWTUCKET - Caren M. (O'Brien) Moroney, 71, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012. She was the beloved wife of James W. Moroney, Sr. The couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 16, 2013. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edith (Clarke) O'Brien. Caren was the founder of Friends of Slater of Pawtucket.
Angela D. Wilkinson
CENTRAL FALLS - Angela D. Wilkinson, passed away Friday at Memorial Hospital after an illness. She was the mother of Keith Wilkinson. She was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of Everett Wilkinson of Pawtucket and the late Cecilia Adams.
Besides her son and father she leaves a brother Kenneth Wilkinson of TN and a sister Michaela Wilkinson of Central Falls. She was the sister of the late Cynthia Duval and John Johnson.
VISITATION at the CHARLES COELHO Funeral Home Monday, 6-8PM.
Roberta C. Maziarz
ST.LOUIS, MO - Roberta C. Maziarz, 65, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Edward and Mary I. (Flynn) Maziarz, she resided in Cumberland before moving to St. Louis over thirty years ago. Roberta was an avid photographer and a 1969 graduate of Regis College, Weston, MA. She had been a designer for the Imperial Knife Company, Providence, and was most recently an editor for Maritz, St. Louis, MO.