Archive - Nov 2010
PEACE DALE â€“ Seniors at the South Kingstown Senior Center learned how to save money at the grocery store while still eating healthy when SNAP nutritionist Melissa Holmes visited the center Tuesday morning.
Holmes visits 10 senior centers throughout Rhode Island each month as part of the SNAP-ED program, focusing on a different health topic. On Tuesday, Holmes discussed how to shop healthy and make a dollar go a long way. In the past, she discussed fast food restaurants and bran foods.
â€śMany people think when you go shopping, itâ€™s hard to buy healthy foods,â€ť Holmes said.
Everett W. Warfield, 88, of West Warwick, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at Kent Hospital in Warwick.
Gerald L. Silva, 58, of Grove Avenue, was a beloved father, papa, brother, uncle, and friend who passed away Sunday, Nov. 14th, 2010 at home.
A Memorial Service will be held at Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown on Nov. 27th from 12 to 2 p.m.
The family will be having a â€śCelebration of Lifeâ€ť for Gerald Silva on Saturday, Nov. 27th, 2010 at the Exeter Fire Station # 1 on Ten Rod Road in Exeter at 3 p.m.
Rita Huling, of Warwick, beloved wife of the late James Huling, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at Kent Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Catherineâ€™s Church in Warwick on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 at 9 a.m. Burial was in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery.
Contributions in her memory will be appreciated. Send to â€śPatients for Progress, Zambarano Hospital, 2080 Wallum Lake Road, Pascoag, RI 02959.
Arrangements by Russell J. Boyle & Son. Information and condolences at www.boyleandsonfuneralhome.com
Angelo Santilli, â€śAngieâ€ť, â€śKikiâ€ť, 88, of Lorraine Ave., Coventry, died Saturday, November 20 at Kent Hospital.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 24, at 8:45 a.m., from the R.A. Iannotti Funeral Home, 415 Washington St., Coventry, followed by a Mass of Christian
Frances A. Lemois (Matteson) â€śFranâ€ť, 71, of Legris Ave., died at home on Saturday, November 20, 2010.
Her Funeral Service will be Tuesday at 11:30 am in the R. A. IANNOTTI Funeral Home, 415 Washington St. (Rte.117), Coventry. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday (TODAY) 4 -7 pm. www.iannottifh.com
Richard E. Bonner, of Coventry, died Nov. 2, 2010.
A committal service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 at 10 am at the Veteran's Cemetery, Exeter. Friends welcome. Arrangements by Winfield & Sons Funeral Home.
HOPKINTON -- The newly elected members of the Town Council will be sworn-in at Town Hall tonight as part of a special meeting.
KINGSTONâ€“This Thanksgiving as commuters come home for the holidays at the Kingston Train Station, they may be greeted by the Friends of the Kingston Station, a volunteer group that helps passengers find their way.
For the past nine years, the Friends of the Kingston Station, a 36 year old volunteer group has been offering hospitality services on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday of Thanksgiving Day week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The group works with the national railroad safety group, Operation Life Saver with the goal of making it fun and safe for passengers leaving from and arriving at the Kingston Station.
NARRAGANSETTâ€”The townâ€™s School Committee members (Tammy McNeiece, Diane Nobles, Frank White, Douglas Pierson, and Guy DeWardener) were sworn in during an executive session before the public meeting on Wednesday. For Pierson and DeWardener, it was the first meeting of their two-year term.
Pier Middle School Principal Marie-Elena Ahern spoke about the â€śHomework Club.â€ť Forty students attend the optional program. Some students (in collaboration with parents) are mandated to attend the catch-up and remediation sessions which are overseen by certified school staff.