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Mayoral candidate Elorza lays out new vision for Providence
Sep 29, 2014 • Providence Eyewitness NewsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Democratic mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza held a press conference Monday aimed at “restarting our campaign” following weeks of coverage that has focused mostly on his celebrity opponent, independent Vincent A. “Buddy ... More
Frank O'Donnell, being inducted into R.I. Comedy Hall of Fame, a man of many ...
Sep 28, 2014 • The Providence JournalCharlie Hall, the first member of the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame, went to Classical High School with O'Donnell in the Class of 1974. (Hall will be the host for O'Donnell's roast.) “He liked the writing part, the performing part came a little ... More
Top Democrats show support for Raimondo at Cranston school
Sep 24, 2014 • Johnston Sun RiseJoined by her primary opponents Clay Pell and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, the state's congressional delegation, the leaders of the General Assembly and other state and local officials, Raimondo toured the New England Laborers'/Cranston Public ... More
Elorza leads in Democratic primary for Providence mayor
Sep 9, 2014 • The Providence JournalPROVIDENCE, R.I. — With all of the city's polling places reporting, ex-housing court judge Jorge O. Elorza was leading City Council President Michael A. Solomon in Tuesday's Democratic mayoral primary, meaning the final result would have to wait until ... More
Brian Gallogly: Over 20 years, Rite Care's brilliant success
Sep 19, 2014 • The Providence JournalWhether running track at Classical High School, riding a bicycle behind enemy lines to avoid capture by the Germans in World War II, or expanding Outlet Communications, he always wanted to take the initiative. As he often noted, “If the ... The ... More
Mary Ann Sorrentino: The silent, terrified girl behind this R.I. 'big mouth'
Sep 7, 2014 • The Providence JournalLike many, I learned the art of survival at the Convent of the Sacred Heart-Elmhurst Academy, on Smith Street, in Providence. The Grosvenor mansion housed ... In 1957, my mother finally agreed to let me go to Classical High School. Before my exit, I ... More
Gist says General Assembly's moratorium prompted decision to postpone testing ...
Aug 26, 2014 • The Providence JournalPROVIDENCE, R.I. — State Education Commissioner Deborah A. Gist said she would not have postponed the testing part of the high school graduation requirement, if the legislature hadn't done so first. On Monday, Gist recommended that any test-based ... More
Fung wins GOP primary
Sep 10, 2014 • Cranston HeraldHe graduated from Classical High School, attended Rhode Island College and earned a law degree from Suffolk University. He began his career as a litigation associate in 1999, and later served as a ... “The voters in Rhode Island, and particularly the ... More