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By JEN COWART Wednesday was a busy day at the Michael A. Traficante Senior Enrichment Center in Cranston. Thanks to the generosity of Letitia and the late John Carter's Spark grant, a combined group of 40 third graders in Lisa Davis's class at Glen Hills more
To the Editor: On Saturday, Feb. 17, I had the pleasure of attending an open house at the Korean Cultural Center on Park Avenue in Cranston. I spent a year in the late 1970s teaching English at Yonsei University's Foreign Language Institute in Seoul and more
By THOMAS GREENBERG On any given Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, you can find reiki, tai chi, or Zumba dance classes going on in the newly renovated activities room in the Pastore Center on Gansett Blvd. The participants aren't kids from the Y like it more
Exploring lost landmarks On Feb.17, Cranston Public Library began interviews for the podcast called Lost Landmarks." The purpose was to record members of the Rhode Island community to reflect on lost landmarks such as Rocky Point. (Herald photos by" more
By PAM SCHIFF On Friday night, February 9 the Oaklawn Parent Teachers Group (PTG) held a special Funny4Funds comedy show to raise money for several items for the school. PTG President Ruthanne Farina said she was pleased with the outcome of the event, more
By PAM SCHIFF On Saturday, Feb. 10, 16 children from across Cranston teamed up to create a special automated robot to enter in the first ever Robot Olympics. Oaklawn Branch Librarian Stef Blankenship was very excited to host the event. We have 16 kids" more
Grade 8 High Honors Morgan Bitgood, Rachel Cabral, Arianna Cunha, Sofia Curi, Amy Fang, Vanessa Guilmette, Ghassan Jomaa, Madison Louro, Lily Maguire, Nathan Scarborough, Justin Soriano, Joseph Tevyaw, Charlot Valerio, Maral Zobian Honors Chelsie more
ASSAULT As a result of a disturbance call at 8 Gould Road on Feb. 17 at 4:00 p.m., Officer Dempsey arrested Dina M. Romano, 48, of 8 Gould Road in Cranston for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct as a result of a disturbance call at 8 more
By DON FOWLER -- The Edgewood Congregational Church, like many mainstream churches of all denominations, is at a crossroads. more
After the Newtown shooting in 2012, the Cranston Police Department began doing active shooter training in the city’s schools to be prepared for school shootings. In the wake of the Majory … more
It used to be thought of as “the way of the future.” Now, the future has arrived in Western Cranston with a Hope Road solar farm already built and a new solar farm with 60 acres of solar panels … more
According to Ed Collins, Director of Plant Operations for Cranston Schools, it is “Not even a question that the school will be open and ready for everyone to return on the Monday after February … more
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello gave some sound advice when he told the Pawtucket Red Sox to tell their story to the community, or so it would appear from their visit to the Warwick Rotary Club … more
Occasionally, with my morning tea, I play on the website Game Duel. This international site has all of the regular games for free: solitaire, Crazy 8s, Yahtzee and so forth. After waking up, I enjoy playing against other players as a semi-introduction to more
A 73-year bond These seven friends have known each other for a long time. The Cranston High School class of 1945 graduated 73 years ago, back when there was only one high school in Cranston. Ninety-seven students graduated in February, and 333 graduated more
On Feb. 10, the St. Mary's Feast Society Ladies Auxiliary held their 40th Annual Valentine Polenta Party with a sold-out crowd at the St. Mary's Feast Society Hall on Phenix Ave. Featured at the event was Michael A. Panarello of Johnston performing his more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Providence Water that supplies water to several communities including Cranston has found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes and buildings, according to a press release. Providence Water only maintains the public more
ASSAULT Officer Austin Smith arrested Savoung Yon, 33, of 84 Governor St. on Feb. 10 at 3:18 a.m. for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct. The arrest is a result of a disturbance at 84 Governor St. Yon was then held awaiting more
By MERI R. KENNEDY The RI Shriners held their first Valentine's Day Elvis Tribute Concert on Feb.10 at the Imperial Room and was sold out at the door. The room was decorated in Valentine red and guests were treated to hot hors d'oeuvres, appetizers and more
By MERI R. KENNEDY The 2nd Annual Magnolia Valentine's Day Family Celebration, hosted by Magnolia Pediatrics, located at 1450 Atwood Ave. in Johnston was held on Feb. 10 at the Cranston Christian Fellowship, 1114 Scituate Ave, Cranston. Magnolia more
By JEN COWART At Western Hills Middle School, the faculty and staff have been partnering for training with Day One, a sexual assault and trauma center that provides support to victims from the ages of preschool through adults of any age. The training the more
By JEN COWART The National Junior Honor Society at Park View Middle School recently collected over 100 hats, gloves, scarves and mittens for the Cranston Community Action Program (CCAP). The students presented their haul to CCAP's Vice President of more
Cranston students named to Assumption dean's list Four Cranston natives have been named to Assumption College's dean's list for the fall semester, including seniors Luke Maguire and Stephanie Menard, sophomore Alyssa Ruggieri, and freshman Rebecca Hobin. more
To the Editor: I attended a Cranston Planning Commission meeting on February 6th at Cranston East High School. The main business before the Commission at this monthly meeting was a proposal to change the City's Comprehensive Land Use Plan and zoning more
To the Editor:Retired school principal Joe Crowley writes (from ‘If you think guns make it safer, then check the numbers,’ 2/1/18): “The Cranston City Council is in a quandary about … more
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