Archive - Aug 16, 2013
GLOCESTER â Dr. Michael Barnes, school superintendent of the Foster-Glocester Regional School system, is the 2014 Rhode Island Superintendent of the Year. His selection by the Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association (RISSA) was announced at its general membership meeting on Wednesday.
The award recognizes outstanding achievement in school district leadership, his dedication to the education of all children, his commitment to the community, and his service to RISSA.
CENTRAL FALLS â A Central Falls woman was arrested Friday and charged with selling crack cocaine from her home on Lincoln Avenue.
Andrea Diaz, of 119 Lincoln Ave., was arrested after members of the Central Falls Police Departmentâs Special Investigative Unit executed a narcotics search of her first-floor apartment.
For Ryan Kalish, embarking on the comeback trail has featured an eerily similar narrative.
Thereâs the surgery aspect, which Kalish has down pat by now. Since diving for a ball in center field at McCoy Stadium on April 21, 2011 â a play the 25-year-old dubs âa stroke of bad luckâ â the onetime Red Sox outfield prospect has been subjected to one corrective procedure after another. Yearning to feel like his old self has proven a tough road to hoe, his left shoulder and neck never quite getting back in sync.
Alice C. Blake
PAWTUCKET- Alice C. (McLoughlin) Blake of Pawtucket passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013.
Mrs. Blake was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late James McLoughlin and Catherine H. (Collins) Mcloughlin. She was a Pediatric Nurse at the Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket for over forty years.
Mrs. Blake was an avid New England sports fan. She dearly loved her Patriots, Red Sox and Providence College Friars.
Thelma R. Landry
PAWTUCKET- Thelma R. (Lantagne) Landry, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 16, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Landry.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Henry E. and Christine (Henvey) Lantagne.
Thelma worked for the John Hancock Insurance Company for many years until her retirement in 1978. She was a member of the St. Leo's Seniors, Pawtucket and the Senior Saints of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Seekonk.
Frederick J. Soltys
CUMBERLAND- Frederick J. Soltys, 88, a long time resident of Cumberland, RI, passed away on Sunday, August 11th 2013 at the Woonsocket Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Alice M. (Jackson) Soltys.
Born on July 4, 1925 in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late John & Veronica (Walczak) Soltys and the youngest Brother of Rudolph and Alphonse Soltys, both now deceased.