Archive - Jan 18, 2014
CENTRAL FALLS â€“ Head coach Jayar Santos gave Central Falls High senior Yesenia Biascochea the news prior to the start of their campaign.
Because he didnâ€™t have a true point guard, sheâ€™d have to assume that role, not the one in which she had been accustomed â€“ the shooting guard spot.
He also issued her a proviso; that is, if she had the open shot, then go ahead and put it up.
CENTRAL FALLS â€” Former Central Falls Mayor Charles Moreau, imprisoned in Maryland on a corruption charge, is being brought back to Rhode Island by a federal judge, reportedly so his case can be reviewed anew.
U.S. District Court Judge John McConnell confirmed that he signed a court order on Tuesday calling for prison officials to transport Moreau to a Providence courtroom on Jan. 29 for a status conference. He said he could not provide any additional comment beyond that.
Full story on Page 1 of Saturday's Times.
PAWTUCKETâ€” Four years ago, a brave young man from Senegal, battling cancer that had taken a leg and was threatening his lungs, walked across the Tolman High School stage during a special graduation ceremony held just for him.
Sadly, that young man, named Mouhamadou Sylla, passed away on Jan. 6 after continuing to display amazing courage and infectious positivity despite his worsening medical condition.
For full story, see Page 1 of Saturday's Times.