The Cranston Herald
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By THOMAS GREENBERG Cranston's department of community development is paying for a one-time delivery of 100 gallons of heating oil to Cranston residents who meet certain income guidelines. Stephanie Sussi, interim director of community development, said more
To the Editor: I don't want no wild-eyed, gun totin' good ole boys from out west comin' up here to Row Dylan packin' heat. This seems to be the sentiment of critics like Cranston's Tom Wojick, who is concerned that the Fix NICS Act" of 2017 will" more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Fire Marshal Stephen MacIntosh said Tuesday that the investigation into the fire that burned down a barn just 15 feet from a residence on Seven Mile Road is still ongoing, but the expectation is they'll never know what caused it. The more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On what might have been one of the coldest day on record, Jan. 6, approximately 50 people, including Mr. and Mrs. Claus, as well as at least half a dozen beauty queens and Mayor Allan Fung and his wife Barbara Ann Fenton, made for a more
ASSAULT On January 2 at 11:30 p.m., Officer Bellevue arrested Eric G. Brown, 44 of 54 Lexington Avenue in Cranston for domestic simple assault as a result of a warrant stop by Warwick Police. He was then held for arraignment. LARCENY Officer Medeiros more
By JEN COWART With the start of the New Year, OneCranston has formally introduced their new Initiative Director, Ayana Crichton. Formerly an employee of the Cranston Public Schools as director of their after-school, summer, and vacation programming for more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The drifts piled up as high as the gazebo in Garden City. Schools were cancelled for two days and the city was basically shut down last Thursday as the snowstorm brought over a foot of snow to the area. But officials across Cranston more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Cranston East students got the call just over an hour before school was going to start Monday morning that they'd be getting five days off from school. The reason was a pipe burst - an issue that Edgewood Highland is also dealing with more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Edgewood Highland Elementary students and staff needed to find a new home-away-from-home after a water main break caused a flood of four feet at one point last Wednesday, forcing the students to evacuate. They've now got one in the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Within three hours, 900 signatures on six petitions to help animals throughout Rhode Island were collected at Pet Supplies Plus in Garden City on Jan. 6 by Dennis Tabella, Director of Defenders of Animals and several volunteers. more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Cranston's next city planner has a lot of work ahead of him. But because Jason Pezzullo has been working in the planning department for 12 years now, he and retiring director Peter LaPolla are ready for a seamless transition as more
Robert A. Cramer 62, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at home. He was the beloved husband of Annette L. (Major) Cramer. Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late Edward S. Cramer … more
Cranston police and crime scene investigators were seen outside of a home on West Blue Road on Monday afternoon putting what is believed to be a dead body into a white van. Yesterday, Cranston … more
Grade 8 High Honors Muntaha Asif, Kodi Brown, Rachel Cabral, Mathilda Corocran, Hailee Evans, Amy Fang, Madeleine Gerrish, Spencer Hill, Ghassan Jomaa, Madison Louro, James Ring, Trinity Saad, Nathan Scarborough, Joseph Tevyaw, Kaleigh Valle, Maral Zoban more
MR. & MRS. JEFFREL F. DeLUCA (Adeline and Grace Photography) Carissa L. Schneider and Jeffrey F. DeLuca were united in marriage September 3, 2017 by Pastor Ronald Provencal at Linden Place Mansion, Bristol. The bride is the daughter of Clifford Schneider more
By PAM SCHIFF There were only 16 available spaces that filled up quickly and there was even an extensive waiting list for any possible cancellations reports branch librarian, Stefanie Blankenship. That was the story Dec. 16 as the Oaklawn Library held more
By JOHN HOWELL -- With temperatures dipping into the single digits, National Grid customers are using about 60 percent more natural gas than they would if the thermometer was reading in the 30s. more
By JOHN HOWELL -- Before T.F. Green Airport, it was Hillsgrove and now the Rhode Island Airport Corporation is considering changing the name to Rhode Island International Airport. more
Computer Science Week kicked off on Dec. 4, and all month long elementary students in Cranston Public Schools were partaking in a variety of computer science activities. Students played games and took tutorials; read biographies of computer coding more
By JEN COWART As part of the recent CS4RI statewide computer science summit, a special three-hour session was held for school administrators and guidance counselors to discuss why computer science education matters. An overview of CS4RI programs was more
By THOMAS GREENBERG As most college students will tell you, anything helps. Any sort of money they can get - whether it be scholarships, grants, or even presents from the grandparents - go a long way in helping them afford college costs. So when the more
ASSAULT As the result of a motor vehicle stop on December 29 at 11:11 a.m. at 1195 Oaklawn Ave., Officer Lavey arrested Kyle Lavallee, 23, homeless, for domestic simple assault, third offense. He was held for arraignment a Justice of the Peace. At 3:08 more
By PAM SCHIFF When word spread quickly through the Cranston community that beloved former Park View secretary and volunteer Harriet Dever passed away on November 16, a collective feeling of loss went through the city. She started with Cranston in 1942." more
When ice is nice With so many ponds frozen and the ice four inches and thicker, not to mention it was Christmas break, Second Time Sports at 453 Atwood Ave. in Cranston was jamming last week as people bought skates or had them sharpened. Christian Kuiawa more
By JEN COWART Just before the winter break, a celebration was held at Gladstone Elementary School for a special group of adults and children. Principal Susan Buonanno and Assistant Principal Keith Croft brought together the students who are part of the more
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