Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Cole music teaching legend will be remembered for his ability to make every student feel like a musician ... and for his love of the Yankees.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
There are teachers and there are teachers. Ronald N. Stabile was a teacher. Mr. Stabile, as his students will always remember him, died Wednesday from cancer. “Ron was the most inspirational teacher that I have ever known,” wrote Brandon Levesque, who succeeded him at Cole. “As Cole Middle School's band and orchestra director for over 20 years, Ron touched so many lives, not just in East Greenwich, but also at the University of Rhode Island with his former percussion students and those that were lucky enough to have student taught with him.” Cole Principal Alexis Meyer was a teacher at Cole during the Stabile era, which ended in 2006 when he retired. “Ron's influence has and will continue to influence generations of East Greenwich …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, March 7.
Affordable Housing Task Force meeting: The panel will discuss its ongoing publicity campaign, with an upcoming presentation to the EG Rotary Club. They will also get an update on the town’s Comprehensive Plan overhaul. The meeting starts at 3 p.m. in Conference Room B at Town Hall. Planning Board meeting: The major agenda item is a master plan conference on a proposal by property owner Joe Zenga to build a development on Greenwich Boulevard that would include 40 residences as well as a commercial/retail building at 1002 Main St., on the site of Sunnybrook Farms. Architect Don Powers, who designed the smaller Greene Street Cottages, has designed the project. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Everything You Need…
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 15
Planning Board meeting: Tonight’s meeting will be devoted to a special workshop outlining general policies and procedures of the Planning Board. It starts at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Beginning Band concert: If you want to hear early ensemble efforts, swing by Cole Middle School this evening at 7 p.m. for the elementary schools’ Beginning Band concert. Fatherhood Summit: You are cordially invited to the First Annual Rhode Island Fatherhood Summit for fathers, professionals, educators, and service providers. The evening will take place at the Shriner's Imperial Room at Rhodes Place in Cranston and will feature keynote speaker Richard A. Claytor, Jr. who will be presenting Leading Fathers to Success. This event is sponsored …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
The Wednesday evening concert marks the last formal music event of the year.
The music program at EGHS was on display Wednesday evening, in the one concert of the year that combines all the formal music course offerings - band, orchestra, jazz band, chorus - with a few solo or ensemble pieces as well as a contemporary music offering or two. Brenden Carniaux directed the orchestra, bands and string ensemble. Jan Briedenbach directed the choral offerings. Highlights of the show included the chorus’s Sweeney Todd medley, Jake Torrey and Ellery Bonham’s cover of John Mayer’s Stop This Train, and the Avenger Band’s exciting performance of Gustav Holst’s Mars. Those and other selections can be seen in the video posted with this story.