5 Things to Know On-the-Go: Girls Soccer, Town Council Ceremony and More
Here are five things shaping our community today, but certainly not all, so be sure to check our daily News, Calendar and Events listings for more happenings, as well as our local columnists' weekly articles for "news you can use."
Funeral services with full military honors are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. this morning to honor fallen solider Sgt. Michael F. Paranzino, 22, of Middletown, who died Nov. 5 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, or IED.
His funeral takes place at 9:30 a.m. from the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Lucy's Church, 909 West Main Road, Middletown. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Columba Cemetery in Middletown.
Also tonight, following the swearing in ceremony for newly elected local officials, the Town of Middletown will hold a special memorial service to honor Sgt. Paranzino. Please see next item below.
Calling hours were held Sunday, at the Memorial Funeral Home in Newport. Donations in his memory may be made to N.E.V.O.S.H., c/o Carl Sakovits, 191 America Way, Jamestown, R.I. 02835. The full obituary for Sgt. Michael Paranzino on Patch may be viewed here, courtesy of Memorial Funeral Home, Newport.
2. Town Meetings:
The Town Council met at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14 at Town Hall in Special Session to choose the next council president and vice-president, and make other council appointments. READ THAT STORY HERE.
Tonight, the Town of Middletown Inauguration Ceremony for the newly elected Town Council and School Committee members is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 350 East Main Road.
Also, the ceremony will include a memorial to honor the late US Army Sergeant Michael F. Paranzino.
For more information or questions, please contact Town Clerk Wendy Marshall at (401) 847-0009 or email email@example.com.
3. SCHOOL SPORTS (Weekend Results):
4. At the Schools:
November 15, 2010:
- Middletown High School: Grades 9-12 First Quarter Ends
November 18, 2010:
- Aquidneck Elementary School: Parent Teacher Conferences (3 to 6 p.m.)
- Forest Avenue Elementary School: Parent Teacher Conferences (4 to 7 p.m.)
- School Committee Meeting: Oliphant Conference Room (7 p.m.)
Happy Birthdays this week to: OJ Grandchamp (Nov. 15) Bridget Keefe (16th), William Smith (17th), Virginia Sullivan (20th), and Anna Flaherty (22nd).
- 10 a.m.: Wii Bowling
- 10 a.m. Choral Group
- Noon Lunch: Stuffed cabbage with sauce, chicken soup and more!
- 1:30 p.m.: Movie Matinee
- 6 p.m. ZUMBA
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