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Archive - Sep 2013

September 2nd

That old ‘Blacke’ magic features great escapes

September 2, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Be careful if you’re standing next to Thomas Blacke. While he’s smiling at you, shaking your hand and engaging in friendly chitchat, your wallet, watch or keys can disappear in...poof! A matter of seconds.

Blacke is no criminal, however. His intent is purely theatrical, as he has conjured up a successful career out of being a magician.
“I was gifted with very quick hands,” says the show business veteran and world record holder. “You can learn the skills involved in magic, but you need natural hand speed to do it well.”

PYSA introduces program for disabled children

September 2, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Back in February, Pawtucket Youth Soccer Association President Fatima Daly attended, as always, a Soccer Rhode Island meeting at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick.

This one in particular sparked her interest more than any other. The reason: One of the subjects was educating developmentally or physically disabled children about the game so many others had been enjoying.

Red Sox coach waited for just the right moment before approaching PawSox OF Bradley

September 2, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Tommy Harper always seems to enjoy his visits to McCoy Stadium. Granted, his capacity as Red Sox minor-league consultant explains why he comes around, yet watch this proud 72-year-old during batting practice and it’s apparent that he still has an appetite for the game.

September 1st

A taste of the Mediterranean in Cumberland

September 1, 2013

CUMBERLAND – From ratatouille crepes to a Mediterranean platter brimming with homemade tabouli, grape leaves with hummus and kalamata olives, Modern Bistro is all about signature American dishes with a European flair.

Ethiopian runners rule second annual PawSox 5K

September 1, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Megan Jaswell was a little disappointed she was unable to defend her women’s title at Saturday’s PawSox 5K, but that didn’t wipe the winning smile off her face after completing the second annual race at McCoy Stadium.
“Every race is completely different, and you can never expect to do as well as you did in the last one,” said Jaswell. “But this is a fun race, and it’s nice to come out and support something good like this.”

 

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