News

Scout’s project improves local trail

Johnston Boy Scout Troop 20, based at St. Robert Bellarmine Roman Catholic Church off Atwood Avenue, has a terrific tradition of producing Eagle Scouts. In recent years, youngsters like Peter …
Sports

Gershkoff wins nightcap to earn doubleheader split with Senerchia

The Gershkoff Auto Body/Auburn Post 20 legion baseball team salvaged a split against Senerchia Post 74 on Monday night at Cranston Stadium, winning the nightcap of the doubleheader, 8-6, after …

First-ever Mazzie Tournament a resounding success

Johnston High School alums from many different eras, as well as staunch Panther supporters, held a rather unique celebration Monday at sun-covered Glocester Country Club in Harmony. It was the …
Movie Reviews

THE SHALLOWS

* * ½ (Joyce) * * *  ½ (Don) (Woman vs. shark) While Joyce found the “Woman vs. Shark” drama a bit hokey and the background music a bit over-dramatic, I enjoyed the tension and the …
Entertainment

FREE STATE OF JONES

* * * * (Civil War tale based on true story) Matthew McConaughy gives another great performance as Newton Knight, a Mississippi farmer serving as a medic for the South during the Civil War. …
Opinion

Sun Rise Scoops

Cruizin’ for a Cause Every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Cruizin’ for a Cause is held at Denny’s, located at 1448 Atwood Ave. in Johnston. Coming up in July, all proceeds will benefit the …
Lifestyles

‘The stories of our past stay with us’: Scores celebrate cleanup at Oakland Cemetery’s Armenian section

"If there is something we can do to preserve our place in history and to bring light to it, we feel compelled to do so,” said Stephen Elmasian, treasurer for the Men’s Club of Sts. Vartanantz …
LAST WEEK'S EDITION

`There are no limits to what you can accomplish': Johnston High School celebrates class of 2016

By PETE FONTAINE Panther Pride" was on full display last Friday evening during Johnston High School's 54th commencement exercises held inside a nearly full Providence Performing Arts Center. Graduation day for the class of 2016 will long be remembered"