Archive - Jul 18, 2013
LINCOLN â On Tuesday afternoon, Lincoln All-Starsâ manager Matt Netto still didnât know which opponent his team would face in the opening round of the upcoming state Little League Major Division (11-12) Tournament.
Because Cranston Western upset winnersâ bracket titleist Johnston, 11-6, Monday night, those two District I representatives faced off in a winner-take-all championship game on Wednesday night at Cranston Westernâs home site.
PAWTUCKETâ It's not quite the same as an old-fashioned âbarn raising,â but close. Thanks to an outpouring of business and community support, plans are moving ahead for replacing a burnt out summer camp storage facility at Slater Park with something bigger and better.
An early morning fire on Dec. 30, 2012 destroyed the storage facility and all of its contents, along with an administrative and counselor training office. Among the items lost were arts and crafts supplies, games, and sporting goods used for the city's annual summer camp program.
Andrew M. Mikula
CUMBERLAND - Andrew "Matt" M. Mikula, 88, of Maybury Street, passed away Wednesday at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Leona (Nawrocki) Mikula.
Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Maciej and Maryann(Cyran) Mikula. He was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
He was a United States Navy, World War II Veteran serving during the invasions at Saipan, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa.