Archive - Sep 8, 2013
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Each year, tens of thousands of people lose their lives to suicide. Saturday morning, over 100 people gathered in Gardner Park for the annual Out of the Darkness Walk, sponsored by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
The purpose of the walk is to bring light to the issue of suicide, said Mary Butler. Butler spoke about her trip to Newport Saturday morning and seeing the sunlight in the night sky.
For more about the walk and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 9, 2013.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ Born in Harrisburg, PA, Bob Foster hit the ground running; his father had a job that involved a lot of transferring from state to state, until they finally settled in Buffalo, NY. Eighty three years later, Bob's still active as he works out two hours a day, six days a week.
Find out what keeps Bob running in Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 9, 2013.
DERBY â€“ Construction on the Louis Garneau facility on the Derby Road is underway.
Company officials announced in July that they planned to build a larger facility in Derby. Louis Garneauâ€™s U.S. headquarters will remain in Newport before the big move to Derby.
For more about this project, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Sept. 9, 2013.
And see our Word on the Street column on The Forum page.
LYNDON-The Lyndon Institute Vikings scored there first touchdown less than three minutes into the first quarter and never looked back, picking up a 47-22 win over the North Country Falcons.
"I think we didnâ€™t give up, we got twenty-two points, and we are making progress,â€ť said NCU coach Tim Simoneau.
For the full story, see the Express on MOnday 9-9-13.
Murphyâ€“â€“ Glenna Marie passed away at Maple Lane Nursing Home in Barton on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the age of 95.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.