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The Valley Breeze & Observer 10-18-2018

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Living THE VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER OCTOBER 17-23, 2018 QUICK INDEX Bazaars 6 Calendar 10 Celebrations 8 Entertainment 3 Movies 5 Real Estate 9 Recipe 7 ADS BEGIN ON PAGE 13 Breeze Classifi eds valleybreeze.com @ Traditional Parenting JOHN ROSEMOND Don't be afraid to take the phone away When I was a child, my most important possession was my bicycle, followed closely by my radio. My bike was how I got around. I rode it to school, friend's houses, pick-up baseball games, shopping centers, and just about anywhere else my heart desired and my parents would allow (and some they wouldn't have allowed). My radio – AM-only with a 3-inch speaker – connected me to a world far removed from my suburban-Chi- cago neighborhood and its surrounds, but it mostly connected me to one of the 1960s greatest rock 'n' roll sta- tions: WLS. When I was home, I was usually in my room singing along with the likes of Elvis and Frankie Vallie. My parents were strict, and I was given to mischief, so I was punished a fair amount – more than any of my friends, for sure. My parents' default penalty was to ground me to the house for a week, sometimes more. See PARENTING, Page 4 SMITHFIELD – The fifth season of Fashion Week RI is coming to Smithfield, and this time local talent agent Yemi Sekoni is holding the phil- anthropic event at the Tucker-Quinn Chapel for three nights of fashion and entertainment this week- end, Oct. 19-21. Sekoni, owner of Donahue Models and Talent in Cranston, will bring local designers and boutique owners together to share the next on-trend looks for spring and summer 2019 as part of her chari- table organization: Lights, Fashion, Philanthropy. Following her time in theater, Sekoni developed LFP, the company's philanthropic group set to raise funds for nonprofit organizations while supporting local designers, boutiques, and artisans. The biannual fashion show, founded in 2016, offers something for everyone, Sekoni said. With live entertainment such as aerial ribbon perfor- 2019 fashion trends come to Smithfield for Fashion Week RI By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com See FASHION, Page 8 K & R Auto Salvage, Inc. JUNK CARS WANTED! Get the Maximum Dollar for your Car!!! Go right to the source. Pickup Available. Wholesaler for Used Auto Parts Parts for All Makes and Models Foreign & Domestic! 90-Day Standard Warranty Extended Available 950 Smithfield Road, North Providence, RI 02904 (401) 353-9200 or 1-800-638-8089 Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. View our inventory at www.kandrparts.com

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