Fran Cipro grew up in a three-decker on Merrifield Street near Bell Pond, but he went on to become director of golf at clubs in Hawaii, counted Michael Jordan, Jack Nicholson, Robert Stack, Willie Nelson, Alice Cooper, Michael Douglas and Gerald Ford among his golfing buddies, and lunched with John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Japan.It’s all because he climbed a fence to sneak on a golf course in [...]
It was a disheartening conversation to hear early last week. Young teens discussing the costs of certain youth sports programs, and how those rates have priced these youngsters from participation.Unfortunately, the sandlot era appears to have come and gone, and we can only hope pickup gatherings on the courts can still build solid foundations for future generations on the hardwood.When it comes to cross-country/track and field, the opportunities for young teens and pre- [...]
ORANGE - A tanker hauling methane rolled over on Route 2 Friday night, killing the driver and prompting evacuations in the area, state police said.The highway was shut down in both directions after the crash, which occurred about 9:30 p.m. near Lake Mattawa Road. The road was opened around 2 p.m. Saturday, but the exit ramp from Route 2 westbound remained closed overnight Saturday.A hazardous materials cleanup in underway.State police said early Saturday that the [...]
ORANGE - A tanker hauling methane rolled over Friday night on Route 2, and the leaking cargo has prompted some evacuations in the area, state police said.State police said the driver of the truck suffered potentially fatal injuries. Route 2 is shut down in both directions near Lake Mattawa Road, and "tier 2" hazardous materials response has been activated.
Men's hockeyHoly Cross 3, Providence 2: What an opener for the Crusaders.Senior Kevin Darrar scored on a breakaway at 2:57 of overtime to give Holy Cross the victory over the sixth-ranked Friars (1-1) at Schneider Arena in Providence.HC tied the game with 23 seconds remaining in regulation, with junior Andrew Dumaresque connecting after freshman goalie Matt Radomsky (31 saves) was pulled for an extra attacker.Jake [...]
FITCHBURG — With neither team’s offense able to muster much of anything, it was likely defense or special teams would lead Fitchburg or Algonquin to a win.For the Red Raiders, it was a combination of both units.Fitchburg junior Bryan Rivera returned a punt 35 yards along the right sideline for a score one minute into the fourth quarter to break a scoreless tie and propel Fitchburg (3-2) to a 7-0 victory over the visiting No. 9 Tomahawks (2-3) Friday [...]