The Cranston Herald
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By PAM SCHIFF At January's meeting, the School Committee approved a resolution that will redistrict certain streets, sending students to Oaklawn Elementary School instead of Orchard Farms. The 18 streets affected by this move include Apple Blossom Lane, more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Courtney Jusino wasn't diagnosed with cancer until she was 28, 12 years after she first started working at a tanning salon in high school and would go into a tanning booth three or four times a week. She blames those frequent trips more
By JEN COWART The 2018 Smite World Champion gamer is a 17 year-old high school senior from Cranston. Brandon Casale is a student at Cranston High School West and is a third year student in the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center's (CACTC) more
CYBERSTALKING On Jan. 24 at 7:20 a.m. Officer Comella arrested Jacqueline Blakney, 48, of 96 Hadley Ave. in Johnston for cyberstalking and cyberharassment prohibited. Her arrest was the result of the suspect turning herself into Cranston Police more
By JEN COWART Earlier this month, a water main break and subsequent flood caused the school community at Edgewood Highland Elementary School to have to pull together and work through the emotional process of dealing with the total loss of school more
By THOMAS GREENBERG After six years apart, the Cranston Ravens and CLCF Bombers are banding together to form a new recreational and travel softball program that will be run through CLCF (Cranston's League for Cranston's Future). Alison Izzi, who branched more
By JEN COWART With an acceptance to Brown University under his belt, continued recovery from a serious injury sustained during a game, and being named Gatorade's 2018 Player of the Year, Cranston West's Will Such has had quite the senior year, and quite more
Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse is asking for an increase of $1,344,815, or approximately 1.4 percent, in next year’s school budget.  “Each year moderate increases must be made. Some of … more
By PAM SCHIFF Proper etiquette and manners dictate that if someone gives you a gift or goes out of their way in kindness, you respond with a thank you. The problem with this particular incident for Kris Jeffers, his daughter Ashley Jeffers, and Ashley's more
New dentist in town Mayor Allan Fung officially welcomed Michelle Bento Mosca, D.M.D. to Cranston. She is an endodontics specialist and is located at 10 Crossway Roa This is her third location and she has been in business since 2003. She began her more
By THOMAS GREENBERG After a bit of a snag regarding funding for a dog park on Beachmont Street off of Park Avenue, the city council has thrown the recreation department a bone and officially green-lighted a resolution to allow the dog park to be built. more
Shakespeare famously said “All the World is a Stage.” This certainly has been the case with the showmanship-filled term of Governor Gina M. Raimondo. Following her election, Rhode Islanders … more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Joseph Wendelken, spokesman for the Department of Health, said that the number of hospitalizations because of the flu as of Tuesday, Jan. 23 was 295, up 92 from last Wednesday and another 90 from the week prior. In a conference call more
To the Editor: On November 1, 2017, dozens and dozens of children and staff inside of Cranston East High School were struck and sickened by carbon monoxide originating from the building. Several students, including my daughter Trinity Briceno, were more
By JOHN HOWELL -- Ownership of all 43 Rite Aid Rhode Island stores has been transferred to Walgreens, according to Phil Caruso of Walgreens media relations. more
By JEN COWART At this year's Scholastic Art and Writing awards competition, dozens of students from Cranston High Schools East and West as well as Hope Highlands, Park View, and Western Hills Middle Schools were awarded Gold and Silver Key awards. The more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Pauline Belal has taken her daughter, Trinity Briceno, a 17-year-old senior at Cranston East, out of the school after Trinity experienced severe symptoms, including fainting, as a cause of high levels of carbon monoxide in her system. more
By JEN COWART The Cranston Area Career and Technical Center (CACTC) recently welcomed a new executive director to its helm, Zachary Farrell. Farrell did not have far to travel when moving into his new office, transitioning from Cranston High School West, more
By JOHN HOWELL Alfred Carpionato, who built a $1 billion empire of retail shopping centers, hotels, apartment complexes and restaurants, will be doing more of what he enjoys doing most - says the man who succeeds him as president and chief operating more
ASSAULT On January 21 at 5:41 hours, Officer Collado arrested Lisa Corrente, 44, of 37 Sumner Ave. in Cranston for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct as the result of a disturbance at 160 Rutland St. Corrente was arraigned and more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Three major changes are coming to Route 37 in the coming years, according to Department of Transportation spokesperson Charles St. Martin. The bridges will be reconstructed, parts of the highway will be widened, and a third lane will more
The Bishop Hendricken Hawks swim team came out on top against the previously-undefeated La Salle Academy Rams in an 11-event battle at RIC on Tuesday evening. The Hawks steamrolled their opponent by a final score of more
The Cranston West boys' swim team started its league season on a good note last Wednesday, winning 10 of the 11 events to earn a 53-40 victory over Shea/Tolman. The Falcons emerged victorious in six of the seven individual more
The members of Moondance, a Van Morrison tribute show may seem to be copping an attitude when they're on stage at The Courthouse Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 3 at 8 p.m., but really they're just throwing off a little stage attitude in an more
By PAM SCHIFF The Park View community prides itself on its reputation of generosity and giving to those in need. Starting at the beginning of December this past school year, the school came together and did a supply drive for the Hasbro Tomorrow Fund for more
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