Bonanza of gifts at Toys for Tots telethon

By TESSA ROY The only way to speak to Bob Venturini on Tuesday night was to climb up on the stage where he'd be standing for four hours. Venturini once again hosted the Toys for Tots telethon at Warwick Mall and was having the time of his life. Look at"

After tough season, Panthers rewarded with Thanksgiving Eve game

By JACOB MARROCCO Assistant Sports Editor Family is a common theme around Thanksgiving, and the Johnston football team could tell you all about it. The season has been filled with peaks and valleys for the Panthers, who finished the league calendar 2-5,
Movie Reviews


MOANA * * * * (Delightful Disney animated film) Disney Studios has created another delightful, colorful feature cartoon with a heroine that will warm your heart. Auli'i Cravalho is the voice of Moana, princess of a South Pacific island who is drawn to

BankRI gathers gifts with holiday giving tree

For the 19th consecutive year, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) will help brighten the holiday season for hundreds of local children with its annual “Holiday Giving Tree.” Since Friday, November …

Sun Rise Scoops

By MERI R. KENNEDY Santa to be in Johnston Memorial Park Santa Claus will make his visit to Johnston Memorial Park on Dec. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. Enjoy free pictures with Santa, music, food and more. This event is brought to the public by the City of

Civics and cereal: Thornton students take part in first voting experience

By MERI R. KENNEDY Nov. 7 was a very busy day in Ms. Linda Greco's first-grade class at Thornton Elementary School in Johnston. Prior to the election, the students learned about famous people and leaders of the past and present. With Election Day around"