| Friday, 16 August 2013 20:37|
Roberta RichmanBOARD APPOINTMENT – Roberta Richman was appointed to the board of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence. Richman, who retired after 33 years with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, was most recently the assistant director of rehabilitative services. Earlier, she had served as the warden of the women’s prison.
| Friday, 16 August 2013 20:36|
Jerrold DorfmanBOARD APPOINTMENT – Jerrold Dorfman was named treasurer of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence. Dorfman, whose term as treasurer runs from May 2013 to May 2015, is a tax principal at LGC&D, in Providence.
| Friday, 16 August 2013 20:35|
Jodi M. Gladstone, M.Ed., Esq.Installation – Jodi M. Gladstone, M.Ed., Esq. has taken office as the 51st president of the Rotary Club of East Greenwich. The fifth woman to have served as president in the club’s 50-year history, Gladstone was installed by her mother Linda M. Klevatt, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Newport Beach/Balboa, in Calif.
A Rotary Club member since 1999, Gladstone has held many leadership roles, and twice earned recognition as a Paul Harris Fellow, an honor given in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world.
| By Naomi Lipsky |
| Friday, 02 August 2013 00:15|
| Chef Jordan Goldsmith watches as Rabbi Barry Dolinger relights the restaurant’s pilot lights.|
PAWTUCKET – Garden Grille Vegetarian Café is now a kosher restaurant.
Why go to the trouble of making a vegetarian restaurant kosher?
| By Nancy Kirsch
| Friday, 02 August 2013 00:13|
TOMATOES, who knew? Who was the brave soul who first bit into a succulent and ripe tomato … and lived to tell the tale? After all, according to many sources, including Peggy Trowbridge Filippone who wrote about tomatoes’ history in about.com, tomatoes were once considered poisonous. She writes, “A member of the deadly nightshade family, tomatoes were erroneously thought to be poisonous (although the leaves are poisonous) by Europeans who were suspicious of their bright, shiny fruit.”
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