Archive - 2014
PAWTUCKETâAbout three and a half months after the shooting death of 21-year-old Ryan Almeida at Galego Court, a 20-year-old Providence man was apprehended in Maine and charged with his murder. Pawtucket Police also say that a 17-year-old male has been charged in the crime and one or more additional arrests may be imminent.
George A. Hanley
PAWTUCKET - George A. Hanley, of Pawtucket, died on June 27, 2013.
Mr. Hanley was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late George A. Hanley Sr. and Ann (Stuart) Hanley. He was employed at New England Paper Tube as an equipment operator for many years. He was predeceased by his brother, James E. Hanley Sr. and his sister-in-law, Gertrude (Mellen) Hanley. He is survived by two nephews, four nieces, and many great nieces and nephews.
LINCOLNâThe State Police Computer Crimes Unit and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested a 21-year-old local man Wednesday on charges related to the alleged child molestation of an 11-year-old Coventry boy, according to Col. Steven G. OâDonnell, state police superintendent.
LINCOLN â Itâs over.
Lincoln Highâs incredible and season-spanning winning streak can officially mentioned in past terms after Tolman staged a 6-2 victory over the two-time defending state champs Thursday afternoon at Saylesvilleâs Sullivan Field. It officially goes into the record books as a 44-game winning streak for the Lions.
Rosina M. Boron
PROVIDENCE - Rosina M. Boron of Hillside Avenue, Providence, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. She was the wife of the late Arnold Boron.
Mrs. Boron was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Frank Stroscio and Josephine (Sidoti) Stroscio.
She was employed at the former Almont's Clothing for over twenty five years.
Rosina was a concert pianist and part time piano teacher. Before residing at the Summit Commons she had lived at Coats Manor for thirty five years.
Lena L. Haworth
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - HAWORTH, LENA L., 89, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, April 7, 2014 surrounded by her family.
She was the beloved and inseparable wife of the late Edward Haworth for sixty seven years; devoted and loving mother of Nancy Hathaway and her husband Dr. Kenneth of Narragansett and Janice Horton and her husband Donald of Nonquitt, MA; loving grandmother of Lori Kornfield, Rebecca Mason, Jessica Joss, Sarah Hathaway and Bryan Horton; great grandmother of eight; sister of Ruth Hill, Eunice Latimer and the late Frank Cotton.
Phyllis E. Cabral
PAWTUCKET - Phyllis E. (Hodde) Cabral, 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 7, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Joseph W. Cabral for sixty years. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Virgil D. and Matilda (Middlebrook) Hodde. Phyllis was a seamstress at Health-Tex, Inc., for thirty years until retiring in 1977.
Pauline M. Dulieu
PAWTUCKET - Pauline M. (Damiani) Dulieu, 76, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 after a long battle with Ovarian Cancer. She was the beloved wife of George J. Dulieu for 58 years.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Assuntina (Paoli) Damiani.
PAWTUCKET - Joao Farias, 90 of Pawtucket died Wednesday at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center surrounded by his loving family. He is the husband of Maria do Carmo Farias and they have been married for 67 years. Born in Santa Barbara, Sao Miguel, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose and Maria (dos Anjos) Farias. Joao immigrated with his family to the United States in 1967 and settled in Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE â Scratch off the biggest need on Ed Cooleyâs off-season âto-doâ list.
Shoring up the point-guard spot for next season as well as future ones has been a top priority for Cooley and the Providence Friars since the moment the 2013-14 campaign came to an end. With the verbal commitment expressed by Compton (Calif.) High School senior Kyron Cartwright, PC now has a second floor general to pair with Kris Dunn, who has missed significant time in each of his first two collegiate seasons.
PAWTUCKET â Itâs always nice to put on a good show when the brass is in town.
With Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington and Director of Player Development Ben Crockett checking out the action, the Pawtucket Red Sox thumped Syracuse, 7-1, Tuesday night before 2,675 fans. Allen Webster rebounded from a sub-par first start to his season with six shutout innings while Justin Henry and Ryan Lavarnway stoked the offense with back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning.
PAWTUCKET â For a different change of pace, Bryce Brentz is garnering more headlines for his nifty glovework than his ability to deposit souvenirs over the fence.
Long known as a power hitter with a strong arm, the PawSox outfielder is doing his best to bring attention to his defense. With two down in the fifth inning of Mondayâs game against Syracuse, Brentz robbed Eury Perez of surefire extra bases as he went full extension on a sinking liner in the left-center field gap.
PAWTUCKETâFollowing a two-part hearing on a contentious issue, the Board of Appeals on Monday voted 5 to 0 to approve a variance allowing for an oversized garage on Sharon Avenue property belonging to the Grupo Amigos Da Terceira.
The garage, to be built on property at 125 Sharon Ave., will reportedly be used to store vehicles belonging to the Portuguese social club. The main Grupo Amigos community center, at 55 Memorial Dr., is located next door to the white, two-family house at 125 Sharon Ave. where the club intends to construct the new garage.
Florence A. Fierlit
CENTRAL FALLS - Florence A. Fierlit, 92, passed away Saturday April 5, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew F. Fierlit.
Born in Kulpmont, PA she was a daughter of the late Peter and Anastazja (Kogut) Zuba.
Before retiring Florence was employed as an Assembler for the former J & K Sales of Pawtucket. She was a member of the Fierlit-Korzen A.L. Post #79 Ladies Auxiliary of Central Falls and also volunteered at the Slater Park Zoo.
Dorothy Ann Williams-Mowry
ATTLEBORO - Dorothy Ann Williams-Mowry, 80, passed on April 7th. She was the wife of the late Robert D. Mowry.
She is survived by four daughters, Robin Tumaliuan, Brenda Daluz, Maryann Goulden and Julie Jordan, Five sons, Harold Williams, James Williams, Thomas Williams, Albert Williams and William Williams. She was the mother of the late Carol Williams Burt, 16 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
Services will be private. For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com.
PAWTUCKET â Brock Holt thought he had it all mapped out. With Will Middlebrooks on Bostonâs 15-day disabled list, the versatile infielder anticipated that his role as the designated âfill-in guyâ would encompass the next few weeks or so.
PAWTUCKETâ An unsightly and long-neglected stretch of busy North Main Street, near an underground bowling alley and former Sears department store, will get a much-needed lift with a proposal to build a new LA Fitness Center.
The proposal by Nms Associates LLC, part of the Procaccanti Group real estate management and investment firms, will involve an expanse of property that stretches down North Main Street from Ann Mary Street in Pawtucket to the corner of the old Sears store at White Avenue in neighboring Providence.
CUMBERLAND â Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academyâs elementary school building has begun to take shape at the former Currier Park on Broad Street near Town Hall, and is expected to open to students in the fall.
That was the forecast offered by Robert Bellafiore, a spokesman for Civic Builders, on Friday as workers from H.V. Collins, Civicâs contractor, continued to erect steel beams at the site.
PAWTUCKET â No high schooler wears the badge of courage better than the Kelly twins, former Davies Tech student-athlete Waleska and Tolman Highâs Francheska.
It was back in July that Waleska, the elder by a few minutes, suffered a stroke following a summer league basketball game. Through several confusing, worrisome months for the sisters, their family members, friends, teammates and mentors, Waleska now is back on track and enjoying things most of her peers take for granted.
CUMBERLAND â Juliet Nelson supplied some heat on a chilly 41-degree afternoon.
The Cumberland ace pitcher also brought her âAâ game to her teamâs home opener on Friday against visiting Toll Gate, as she struck out nine batters and allowed just two batted balls to reach the outfield grass in a masterful one-hit gem and a 2-0 victory that took just 80 minutes to complete.