Obituary: Valerie Nardolillo, 71

Obituary: Valerie Nardolillo, 71

A graduate of East Greenwich High School, Class of 1970 Submitted by the family Valerie A. (Baker) Nardolillo, 71, of West Warwick, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Lakeside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center...

From the Superintendent: Practicing ‘Both / And’

From the Superintendent: Practicing ‘Both / And’

Above: Steven Yeun, one of the stars of "Beef," a short TV series about road rage gone nuclear. Photo by Andrew Cooper for Netflix By Brian G. Ricca, Ed.D. During the winter holiday break, my family and I binged the 10 episodes of Beef. The Netflix mini-series is...

Plants…and Animals…and FUNGI!

Plants…and Animals…and FUNGI!

By George Christie Rhode Island has a rare species list for the animal kingdom. And Rhode Island has a rare species list for the plant kingdom. But Rhode Island, like the vast majority of states, does not have a rare species list for the fungi kingdom. To those who...

EG Gymnastics: 3 Students Compete

EG Gymnastics: 3 Students Compete

Above: The EG gymnasts, in marroon, are competing as individuals because the high school doesn't have a team. Photo by Chuck Nadeau East Greenwich High School offers a number of sports teams but, at least currently, gymnastics is not among them. Thanks to some...

Obituary: Murray Hamilton Finley Jr., Ph.D., 84

Obituary: Murray Hamilton Finley Jr., Ph.D., 84

A national champion of education and mental health From the Hill Funeral Home website Murray Hamilton Finley Jr., Ph.D., died surrounded by his loving family on January 25, at the age of 84. Murray is survived by his wife of 58 years Patricia Ann Finley of East...

Obituary: Lisa B. (Hoyer) Johnson, 66

Obituary: Lisa B. (Hoyer) Johnson, 66

EGHS Class of ‘75 and nurse for 44 years From the Hill Funeral Home website Lisa B. (Hoyer) Johnson, 66, of East Greenwich, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on Sunday, Jan. 21 after a brief illness. Lisa was born Feb. 1, 1957, to Carl and Nancy Hoyer...

Obituary: Priscilla Lu Jakniunas, 85

Obituary: Priscilla Lu Jakniunas, 85

A gifted pianist, preschool teacher, and dedicated mother Submitted by the family Priscilla Lu Jakniunas, age 85, of North Kingstown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 23. She was born in West Hartford, Ct., on Oct. 22, 1938, and was a devoted mother to Kaaran...

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