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The North Providence Breeze 06-12-2019

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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4 NORTH PROVIDENCE JUNE 12-18, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION mously last week to send the matter to its ordinance subcommittee. The state's law on indecent expo- sure doesn't seem to cover what this resident is doing, said Giusti. Police have been notified of the activity over the past several months but haven't been able to do anything about it, he said. The resident is even known to use the yard during the day, relieving himself even as school buses pass by. A review shows the state statute on indecent exposure/disorderly conduct says it should only be deemed such a crime if exposure is intentionally done for the purpose of arousal. Chief of Police David Tikoian told The Breeze he's reviewing whether there might be an existing local ordinance or state law that the resident in question could be cited under. "The North Providence Police Department welcomes the opportu- nity to work in collaboration with the ordinance committee to address the issue of public urination and/or defecation on one's personal proper- ty," he said. "This type of behavior is not only disrespectful, inappropri- ate and odd, it may be viewed as a potential public health issue." Police will work with ordinance members and other government parties to determine which, if any, ordinances or state laws "may be currently available to address this issue, as well as the possibility of creating a specific ordinance for council consideration to address this accordingly," said Tikoian. "Either way, this type of behavior is not conducive to a safe, clean, harmonious, respectful neighbor- hood living environment," he said. Tikoian thanked Giusti for offering police a seat at the table as officials conduct their deliberations. Building Official Mike Carnevale said there's typically a different and more stringent standard for citing single-family homes compared to an apartment housing. After doing some research over the past week, Carnevale said he is legally allowed to inspect the home and deem it uninhabitable based on its condi- tion and a lack of sewer and water access, forcing the eviction of the resident. He said he will go to a judge to see about whether he can get the house closed up or torn down. Giusti noted that there are young children living around the home in question, and they shouldn't be sub- jected to these kinds of sights. He said he made the motion to send the matter to ordinance "so we can put an end to this nonsense." Hopefully, he said, a new local law on the books will "put an end to this stuff." Chandler Street is not located in Giusti's District 1, but in District 3. He took an interest because a rela- tive lives near the home in question. This appears to be a matter of the offending resident generally living in squalor, Giusti said, and the situ- ation has gotten worse over the past two years. District 3 Councilor Anthony Martone thanked Giusti for bringing up the issue, saying it's a concerning one. This has been a difficult situ- ation for multiple departments to deal with, he said, and he's happy to see the council taking it up. BAN From Page One NORTH PROVIDENCE – For North Providence resident Mary Maciocia, the secret to living a long life is simple: a cup of soup every day. Chicken soup is her favorite, said the woman who will celebrate her 100th birthday on June 17. Maciocia, whose parents both died young, said she never thought she would live to be 100. "I figured around 80," she told The Breeze. Born in 1919 in Providence to Anthony and Catherine Lolio, Maciocia grew up in the city with her brother Anthony and sister Rose. She fondly remembers her father taking her to a bakery on Charles Street to buy a fig square once a week, she said. She also recalls when horse and buggies were the dominant form of transportation and said walk- ing around the city was safer than it is today. After World War II ended, she married Michael Maciocia, a North Providence native and veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The two were married until his death in 2010. The couple lived in Providence after their wedding and briefly owned a fish and chips restaurant in Warwick. They had two chil- dren, Michael, who lives in North Providence, and Gabriel, who splits his time between New Jersey and Florida. In 1951, after they sold the restau- rant, the family traveled in a Ford convertible across the country on Route 66 to California where they lived with Mary's stepmother for six or seven months, Michael said. "They were adventurous people to sell everything they had and throw two kids in the backseat of the car and drive across the country," he said. Maciocia said she didn't like California and was glad to go home to Rhode Island, where their family settled in North Providence. She said if she had to live another 100 years, she'd want to spend them in Rhode Island. Maciocia was a jewelry designer by trade and also a seamstress who made her own wedding dress, Michael said. Maciocia, who lives at Hopkins Manor in North Providence, enjoys playing bingo and watching TV. Michael visits every day and takes her for a drive when it's nice outside, he said. Her only wish for her 100th birth- day, she says, is to spend time with her children and relatives. Chicken soup every day helps NP's Maciocia reach 100 By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer MARY MACIOCIA, a resident at Hopkins Manor in North Providence, holds a photo of her late hus- band, Michael Maciocia. Maciocia will celebrate her 100th birthday on June 17. NORTH PROVIDENCE – With summer right around the corner, it's time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. The North Provi- dence School Department provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, meals will be served at: Evans Field and Marieville ES Park- ing Lot beginning on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:30 a.m to 12:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weather permitting. Also, there will be an additional open site for Summer Meals at School for the Deaf 1 Corliss Park Providence, RI, July 1, 2019 through July 31, 2019 at 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Daily except for July 3rd & 4th. There are no income requirements or registration. Any child under age 18 may come to eat. For more information, contact Donna Humphries with Chartwells at 401-233-1150 ext. 13463. Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organi- zations like The North Providence Schools & Chartwells to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, visit cnd/summer. For more information on summer feeding sites near you includ- ing locations and serving times around the state, contact the United Way by dialing 211. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM FEEDS KIDS FOR FREE NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS The North Providence School Department Special Education Office would like to inform parents/guardians and former students of the intent to destroy inactive special education records related to the identification, evaluation and educational placement of students who graduated, moved or no longer received special education services as of June 2013 school year. Inactive records are maintained for a period of 5 years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, completes his/her educational program at age 22, or moves from the district. Requests for records can be made by contacting North Providence School Department, Special Education Office 401-233-1100 extension 11115 no later than August 1st, 2019. NORTH PROVIDENCE SCHOOL DEPARTMENT FSC:mhl 2 3/20/19 #0314 STATE OF RHODE ISLAND SUPERIOR COURT PROVIDENCE, SC. OUTRIGGER REALTY, A RIGP : : VS. : PM No. 19-4171 : ESTATE OF CHRISTOPHER M. : AFRICO a/k/a M. CHRISTOPHER : AFRICO, Nico Africo and Massimo : Africo, Heirs-at-Law, CARL R. AFRICO, : PP PROPERTIES, INC. now : PP PROPERTIES, LLC, RAUL L. : LOVETT MARITAL TRUST, Nancy T., Suzanne D., and Samuel Lovett, : Trustees, NEWMARK REALTY, LLC, its : unknown and/or unascertained : members, GUILD FUNDING, RIGP, its : unknown and/or unascertained partners, : ASHLEY REALTY, INC., its unknown : and/or unascertained shareholders, : GENERAL ELECTRIC CREDIT CORP. ORDER OF NOTICE e above-titled cause, which is a Complaint praying to quiet title of the Plaintiff to the following described real estate: ose two certain lots of land with all the buildings and improvements thereon, situated on the northwesterly side of Verdi Street in the Town of North Providence, County of Providence, State of Rhode Island, laid out and designated as Lots No. 6 and 7 on that plat entitled, "Wilbur Hill Plat No. 2 Town of North Providence, R.I. Belonging to William A. Gray And Others Surveyed and Platted By G.S. Bullock October 1920," which plat is recorded in the office of the Town Clerk in said Town of North Providence on Plat Card 90. 10 VERDI ST., NO. PROVIDENCE, RI ASSESSOR'S PLAT 4, LOT 658 and it appearing that there may be persons who may be interested in the above-described real estate and whose present whereabouts are unknown, all of said parties being Defendants in the above-titled cause, it is hereby ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that notice of the pendency of this cause be given by the Clerk of this Court once a week for two (2) successive weeks in e Valley Breeze, a newspaper published in the County of Providence, publication to be on the 12th day of June, 2019, and on the 19th day of June, 2019, to notify the said Defendants to serve an Answer to said Complaint upon the Attorney for the Plaintiff, Fernando S. Cunha, Esq., 48 East Manning Street, Providence, RI 02906. Defendants' Answers must also be filed with this Court in the Office of the Clerk on or before July 10th, 2019. If they fail to do so, Judgment will be taken against them for the relief demanded in the Complaint, following the entry of their Default. ENTERED as an ORDER of this SUPERIOR COURT this 10th day of June, 2019. BY ORDER: /s/ Susan M Diggins, Clerk ENTER: _/s/ Long, M. ___ Associate Justice

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