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The North Providence Breeze 11-07-2018

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4 NORTH PROVIDENCE NOVEMBER 7-13, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION Two NP officers honored for life-saving actions PROVIDENCE – On Oct. 21, the Kingdom Lighthouse Church in Providence held its sixth annual Community Awards Ceremony. Deputy Chief Arthur Martins was in attendance representing the North Providence Police Command Staff in honoring two local officers for their life-saving actions. North Providence Police Officers Igor Lima and Christian Orellana were among the officers who were recognized for "laudable actions while in the performance of their duty," states a release. On March 2, a strong storm impacted the area with strong wind and rain, causing many trees and limbs to fall. This resulted in wide- spread power outages and property damage. While on patrol, Officer Lima saw an elderly woman waving a flashlight at the front door of her Gillen Avenue home who appeared to be signaling for help. Upon arriv- al, Lima made contact the 87-year- old homeowner who was suffering from double pneumonia and had lost electricity as well as telephone service. The interior temperature of the home was down to 54 degrees, and she was unable to use her cel- lular phone or activate her Lifeline Alert system to summon help. After ensuring the woman's safety, Lima made contact with her friend, and was able to facilitate a safe, warm place for her to stay until power was restored. "Officer Lima's situational aware- ness, alertness and diligence to duty were instrumental in resolving a situation, which may have resulted in the loss of life," states the release. On June 3, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Officer Orellana was assisting with a traffic stop when he heard a woman yelling in the vicinity of Notte Park. He went to investigate and observed a female sitting on a rock overlooking the Wenscott Reservoir. The woman appeared upset and was speaking loudly into a cell phone. Orellana began speak- ing with the woman, who told him to not approach her. The woman then threw her phone and jumped into the lake. Orellana saw that the woman was having difficulty staying above the water. He immediately jumped into the water and brought her to the shore. The woman was then immediately treated. Officer Orellana helped save a person from drowning. "The female victim was hav- ing trouble swimming and Officer Orellana took quick decisive action to save her life," states the release. Chief David Tikoian said that as head of the North Providence Police Department, "I could not be more pleased or prouder with the impressive and valiant actions of these two officers. Their actions reflect the dedication long associ- ated with the North Providence Police Department's commitment to enhance public safety. They are fine police officers who are a credit to the department and their fami- lies. Job well done." On Oct. 21, officers from Cranston, Providence and North Providence were recognized for their commendable work in the community. Two North Providence police officers receiving their awards on Oct. 21 are, from left, CHRISTIAN ORELLANA and IGOR LIMA. ABOUT US The Valley Breeze is a locally owned newspaper Office location: 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Closed weekends and holidays. Call us: 401-334-9555 Fax: 401-334-9994 Online: www.valleybreeze.com READER SERVICES DO YOU HAVE A STORY IDEA? Contact Managing Editor Ethan Shorey at ethan@valleybreeze.com or call 401-334- 9555, ext. 130. 24-hour, 7-day voice mail. ADVERTISING – Call General Sales Manager Doug Fabian at 401-334-9555, ext. 141 or e-mail: doug@valleybreeze.com. . CLASSIFIEDS – Place ads at valleybreeze. com, or call 401-334-9555 during office hours. 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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will sell, to satisfy lien of the owner, by public internet sale via www.StorageTreasures.com for competitive bidding to begin on October 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM and conclude November 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM via the Compass Self Storage located at 711 Branch ave. Providence, Rhode Island 02904. The personal goods stored therein by the following may include, but are not limited to general household, furniture, boxes, clothes, and appliances. 1109 Amanda Evora, 1131 Gideon Leaks, 1246 Ronald Decosta, 2237 Burdette Jordan, 2269 Toni Perry, 2316 Tawanda Turner, 2367 Juan Teresita, 2369 Sabrina Leddy, 7179 Glorita Nunally, 7181 Adam Lafazia, 7207 Frandisha Mellish, 7208 Gloria Raymond, 7273 Yarismallie Cruz, 7283 Tracy Wilmot, 9333 Crystal Parent, 9338 Sheila Sullivan, 9371 Talisha Harmon Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the time of sale. 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