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The specter of Invenergy haunts the Johnston Inauguration  Uprise RI

At the Town of Johnston's Mayoral and Town Council Inauguration, held Monday night in the Johnston High School auditorium, Invenergy's top attorney, ...



Johnston students attend third annual CS4RI summit  Johnston Sun Rise

Students from Johnston High School were among the nearly 2,000 students from across Rhode Island who had the opportunity to attend the third annual ...



Providence teen charged with damaging lawn at Johnston High School  The Providence Journal

JOHNSTON, R.I. — A Providence man was charged with leaving skid marks in the lawn at Johnston High School early Sunday.According to a news release from ...



The Uprising! January 11, 2019  Uprise RI

“The need for 24 hour notice on Sub As is going to be proven today.” Representative Blake Filippi (Republican, District 36, Charlestown, New Shoreham, South ...



Man, 18, accused of vandalizing property at Johnston High School  Turn to 10

A man has been arrested for vandalizing property outside Johnston High School, according to authorities. Johnston police said 18-year-old Mark Dwayne, ...



Johnston High School briefly placed on lockdown, 3 arrested  Turn to 10

Johnston High School was temporarily placed on lockdown Wednesday morning and three minors were later arrested after an alleged hoax was made in ...



Green Development to Host Blade Signing Ceremony at Johnston High School  GoLocalProv

Rhode Island's move towards renewable energy is in full development. On Wednesday, Green Development will host a blade signing ceremony at Johnston ...



JHS primed for Spirit Week & Homecoming  Johnston Sun Rise

Homecoming, a unique event that as history has it, got its start on college campuses as a fall celebration of the first football game of the season for which alumni ...



Johnston High School announces first quarter Honor Roll  Johnston Sun Rise

SENIOR CLASS OF 2019 HIGH HONORS Haya Q Abaherah, Connor Agnew, Dennis Anderson Jr., Jason Briggs, Linda Carrascoza, Robert Civetti, Sophia ...



JHS Homecoming steeped in tradition  Johnston Sun Rise

Perhaps the gray wristbands that Police Chief Richard S. Tamburini passed out to dozens of children Saturday best described Johnston High School's 2018 ...



59 give 'gift of life' at JHS blood drive  Johnston Sun Rise

Johnston High School's Edward L. DiSimone Gymnasium took on an entirely new look last Thursday morning.“We take a lot of pride in hosting these events,” ...



JHS to induct 2018 Hall of Fame at Oct. 28 event  Johnston Sun Rise

They're among all the legends linked to the illustrious sports history at Johnston High School. They're known as mentors, classic coaches and awesome athletes ...



Johnston High seniors participate in wind turbine blade signing event  Johnston Sun Rise

There have been some big fans at the Johnston High School athletic facility over the years, but none may have been as big as the one that appeared there ...



7 big turbines rise in Johnston — biggest onshore wind farm in R.I. | video  The Providence Journal

JOHNSTON — The wind turbines appear up ahead as you drive west on Route 6, rising high on a hill over Johnston. In a matter of weeks, Green Development, ...



Johnston High School dismissed early due to heat issue  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

As of now, the heat is back on in the impacted Johnston High School building and classes are expected to resume tomorrow.



Johnston High announces Top 10 of Class of 2018  Johnston Sun Rise

At a recognition breakfast held last Friday to honor their students' outstanding achievements, Johnston High School announced and celebrated the top 10 ...



Class of 2018 Top 10  Johnston Sun Rise

As part of our annual coverage of Johnston High School's upcoming graduation, the Sun Rise presents the following top 10 graduating seniors of the class of ...



Johnston High School announces third quarter Honor Roll  Johnston Sun Rise

SENIOR CLASS OF 2018 HIGH HONORS Giana M Aquilante, Aley S Blakney, Benjamin Budway, Lauren Civetti, Fallon Davis, Cheyenne Day, Dylan Durante, ...



JHS inducts 2018 Hall of Fame class  Johnston Sun Rise

Perhaps the former No. 1 hit “We Are Family” recorded by Sister Sledge and adopted in 1979 by the World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates would have been ...



In the spirit for 'HoCo'  Johnston Sun Rise

Excitement is running rampant on Cherry Hill. In short, spirit may have reached an all-time level for “HoCo” at Johnston High School this week. Homecoming ...



High grades for `battle of classes' | Johnston Sun Rise  Johnston Sun Rise

Spirit unlimited! That's what filled Mayor Joseph M. Polisena Stadium last Wednesday night during Johnston High School's annual and unmatched Battle of the ...



Johnston High School announces second quarter Honor Roll  Johnston Sun Rise

SENIOR CLASS OF 2018 HIGH HONORS Abigail Agnew, Giana M Aquilante, Taylor G Bernier, Aley S Blakney, Benjamin Budway, Lauren Civetti, Gabriella A ...



JHS Student Council set to tackle new school year  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The week of October 15-20 seems like a long way off, but four Johnston High School undergrads - Emily Raposo, Nicholas Petrillo, Ana ...



Race for Matt and Grace golf tournament gets assist from Johnston Firefighters  Johnston Sun Rise

They could be and have been called “super special supporters.” They answered an important call long before it went out. They seem to always be there ...



Johnston students demand school safety answers on national walkout day  Johnston Sun Rise

One month after 17 students and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida were killed following a mass shooting, thousands of ...



Incident leads to high school lockdown, three students arrested  Johnston Sun Rise

An alleged incident that led to a school lockdown and the arrests of three Johnston High School students on Wednesday has been deemed a hoax by school ...



Council candidates sound off on election issues  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG Though this year's midterm elections on a national level may be red hot, here at the town level it's a relatively quiet election season ...



Johnston Academic Decathlon team takes home silver  Johnston Sun Rise

In a stunning performance against some of Rhode Island's most intelligent youth, the Johnston High School Academic Decathlon team placed second during ...



JHS grappler given Rico Lomastro Scholarship  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Perhaps the brief yet highly-important ceremony held recently inside the soccer complex building in Johnston spoke volumes about how ...



JHS Music Department fundraiser 'going to the mattresses'  Johnston Sun Rise

Are you in the market for a new mattress? If that's the case, all you have to do is show up at the Johnston High School cafeteria Saturday and you just might find ...



Citizens Bank unveils $285M Johnston campus, complete with robot security guard | Video  The Providence Journal

JOHNSTON, R.I. — Citizens Bank's new, 425000-square foot, $285-million campus here means a lot of things to a lot of people: jobs coming to town, a 20-year ...



Johnston honors its top athletes  Johnston Sun Rise

Panther Pride surfaced in several unique ways Monday night inside famed Twelve Acres Restaurant-Banquet venue in Smithfield. For the second time in as ...



High School Boys Soccer Championship preview capsules  The Providence Journal

Eric Rueb breaks down the boys soccer championships, which will take place Sunday at Johnston High School (moved from RIC because of field conditions due ...



Johnston High School science teacher accused of fraud  Turn to 10

A Johnston High School teacher accused of fraud was arraigned Friday and released on personal recognizance.Greg Russo, 57, is charged with two counts of ...



Coach Lalli serves up JHS` first-ever boys' volleyball team  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Greta Lalli, a Health Education Teacher at Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School, could easily be classified as one of Johnston High School's ...



Not all large new development going offshore  SouthCoastToday.com

JOHNSTON, RI — The wind turbines appear up ahead as drivers travel west on Route 6 from Providence, rising high on a hill over Johnston.In a matter of weeks ...



JHS Holly Fair starts the season of giving off right  Johnston Sun Rise

Jolly old Saint Nick, also known as Santa “Zack Zambarano” Claus, made a special appearance amid a myriad of elves during Saturday's 8th Annual Johnston ...



J-DAPA prepares for Beauty and the Beast  Johnston Sun Rise

J-DAPA is preparing to present a tale as old as time, Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” set to play April 27 and 28 at 6:30 p.m., May 4 at 2 and 6:30 p.m., and May ...



Johnston indoor track program concludes successful season  Johnston Sun Rise

They didn't win any banners, titles or championships, yet, the undergrads that represented Johnston High School in Rhode Island Interscholastic League indoor ...



Elijah Burgess is Golden  Johnston Sun Rise

Add the name Elijah Burgess to the list of Rhode Island's most prestigious football club. The 5-foot, 7-inch, 165-pound Johnston High School senior is one of ...



School administrators address disappointing RICAS results  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG The results of the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) standardized tests are in, and scores show that Johnston ...



Jobs of tomorrow explored at JHS Career Fair  Johnston Sun Rise

By JEN COWART A career fair committee, comprised of career coordinator Joseph Pirraglia, members of the guidance department and a number of teachers at ...



Caparco shines at United States Challenge Cup  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Mike Caparco Jr.'s name is still linked with greatest among his golf peers throughout New England. The 2015 Johnston High School ...



Threat assessment of Johnston Schools now underway  Johnston Sun Rise

Following school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month and another at Great Mills High School in Maryland this ...



Tensions run high at Town Council meeting  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG It was clear from the beginning of Tuesday night's Town Council meeting that there would be fireworks. Prior to starting official business, ...



Hoops for Heart nets thousands for RI Heart Association  Johnston Sun Rise

It was a SADD event to remember on a recent Friday morning inside Johnston High School's famed Edward L. DiSimone Gymnasium. A total of 115 Proud ...



Sudden illness takes 'child of my heart'  Johnston Sun Rise

Rachel Elizabeth Carson, an 18-year-old senior at Johnston High School who died on January 14 following a brief illness, is being remembered by family, ...



'Taste of Broadway' to raise funds for auditorium lighting system  Johnston Sun Rise

J-DAPA, a.ka. Johnston Dancing and Performing Arts, will present a one-night cabaret tomorrow night you should not – or cannot afford – to miss! The story lines ...



Johnston girls' soccer team receives championship rings  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE They came in a small box, but were in honor of a huge accomplishment. They had individual names and numbers, an outline of the state ...



'Super Six' ready for statewide Science Fair  Johnston Sun Rise

The ceremony was brief but of the utmost importance to people like Greg Russo, a veteran faculty member at Johnston High School, concurred. Sometime ...



2017-18 Johnston School Bus Schedule  Johnston Sun Rise

These are approximate times and will fluctuate during the year depending on ridership. Also, please have your child waiting at the bus stop 5 minutes before the ...



Johnston High hosts career fair for more than 200 students  The Providence Journal

Armed with a list of suggested questions, students were instructed to explore the career fair and take notes on career paths. Though for some students the fair ...



Civetti honored for outstanding athleticism  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The Johnston School Committee began Tuesday nights meeting with a special award presentation for Lauren Civetti, daughter of ...



Winsor Hill students fit as a fiddle thanks to Healthy Kids Day  Johnston Sun Rise

Susan Parillo, the health and physical education teacher at Winsor Hill Elementary School who is well-known for going above and beyond the call of duty, may ...



JHS Holiday Concert to set the tone for the season  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The Cherry Hill Orchestra' is sounding better and better with each passing rehearsal. Johnston High School's national award-winning ...



Fire Bowl set to kick off Friday  Johnston Sun Rise

BOWL BUDDIES: Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena holds the Fire Bowl Trophy that has always been in the possession of his North Providence counter part and ...



Land Trust's home has historic past  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Ye olde Belknap School has never looked better. That's the assessment many people offered Saturday of the 125-year-old building which ...



Curriculum changes planned for Johnston High School  Johnston Sun Rise

While Johnston continues to undergo substantial economic changes following the Great Recession, with the introduction of new industries and financial ...



Spirito brothers return to roots to open new restaurant  Johnston Sun Rise

Ever had a Frog City Burger or Thornton Grinder? If not, think about trying a Pocasset or Plainfield Parma Pizza, or dishes like veal and peas, polenta, tripe, ...



50th Homecoming to unite past and present  Johnston Sun Rise

Which undergrad will have the distinction and honor of being elected the 50th Homecoming Queen in Johnston High School's traditional-rich history? The same ...



JHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony set for Oct. 22  Johnston Sun Rise

It's the highest possible honor for former Johnston High School student-athletes. It's a place in the tradition-rich history book for only those prolific panthers who ...



Johnston High School sends stutents off to Italy  Johnston Sun Rise

Although the Pannese Society of Rhode Island is small in numbers, the Johnston-based Italian-American non-profit is now the state's leader in International ...



Johnston High School announces Top 10 for class of 2017  Johnston Sun Rise

At a special breakfast held last Friday to honor their students' outstanding achievements, Johnston High School announced and celebrated the top 10 students ...



JHS blood drive draws 61 pints  Johnston Sun Rise

There seemed to be more foot traffic than usual heading into the Edward L. DiSimone Gymnasium last Wednesday morning. The Robert A. Smith Memorial ...



Photos: Gallery: Schools and fires  The Providence Journal

Officials are still on the scene of the Meadowbrook Waldorf School fire in Richmond yesterday. Fires have damaged or even destroyed other schools in Rhode ...



Democrats line up behind Folcarelli at fundraiser  Johnston Sun Rise

It was entitled “a reception”, the type of event Linda Folcarelli has hosted, chaired and worked on time and again during her unique and seemingly endless ...



RI man holds position of power on pit row  The Providence Journal

When Ryan Newman's Chevrolet hits the track on Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the performance of that fire-breathing, ...



Johnstonians know how to make a parade even if it's in Providence  Johnston Sun Rise

They marched swiftly as if they were members of a military unit. They marched carrying special banners and signs. They marched playing musical instruments ...



JHS Junior Prom an evening to remember  Johnston Sun Rise

Warwick's Valley Country Club was the setting for Johnston High School's annual Junior Prom, which was decorated with beautiful gold trees with white and ...



Johnston wrestling team enjoying successful season  Johnston Sun Rise

The Johnston high school wrestling team has been very busy lately, competing in several weekend tournaments, while also tackling their regular season ...



JHS Christmas Concert to showcase sounds of the season  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE If you'd like to hear some extraordinary musical works, plan on being inside the Johnston High School Auditorium tonight anytime after 6:30 ...



Johnston hosts RIYBA tourney  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE For three days last weekend, Johnston turned into the basketball capital of Rhode Island. That's because the Rhode Island Youth ...



JHS Music Department keeps the beat going  Johnston Sun Rise

For Johnston High School's award-winning Music Department, the beat keeps getting louder and louder. It may be summer recess, but Director Ronald ...



FBI launches campaign in hopes of preventing hoax threats at schools, public places  Turn to 10

Using the hashtag, “Think Before You Post,” the FBI launched a public awareness campaign to end fake threats at schools, events and other public places, ...



Johnston Youth Wrestling hosts successful tournament | Johnston Sun Rise  Johnston Sun Rise

The Johnston Youth Wrestling organization again pinned down several successes Sunday inside the Edward L. DiSimone Gymnasium. For starters, the ...



Johnston's Girls Softball opening day a home run  Johnston Sun Rise

Flags carried with precision by the military-like marching Johnston Police Color Guard were somewhat out-stretched Saturday morning, courtesy of a slight ...



Three JHS students awarded in art competition  Johnston Sun Rise

Johnston High School is celebrating the artistic talents of those who recently participated in the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards, in which three students received ...



Nor'easter didn't stop Festival Concert  Johnston Sun Rise

Ron Lamoureux, the veteran chairman of Johnston High School's national award-winning music department, was elated the state's meteorologist were wrong ...



RISP demonstration shows seat belts save lives  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE SADD - Students against Dangerous Decisions - is and always has been one of Johnston High School's treasured groups. For example ...



Morrell named principal at JHS  Johnston Sun Rise

Dennis O. Morrell, who has served as principal at Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School for the past six years, has been appointed the new principal at Johnston High ...



Panther Pride  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Extraordinary…exceptional…extra-special… Those are just a few of the words people used to describe Saturday's historic Johnston High ...



Upcoming RI reunions  The Providence Journal

Bellingham High School, Class of 1973, 45th reunion, Sept. 22, River Falls Restaurant, 74 S. Main St., Woonsocket. For information, call Suzanne (L'Etoile) Carr ...



Police Log  Johnston Sun Rise

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston Police, Rhode Island State Police and other departments. ASSAULT On May 14 at 6:15 p.m., ...



New Citizens Bank Corporate Campus open for business  Valley Breeze

Johnston mayor Joseph Polisena speaks to more than 100 Citizens Bank colleagues during the grand opening ceremony on Tuesday. (Breeze photos by ...



Police Headquarters parking lot receives overhaul  Johnston Sun Rise

There are big changes taking place outside of the Johnston Police Department headquarters. For those who have driven by the station or through the Johnston ...



JHS Holiday Ball rocks around the Christmas tree  Johnston Sun Rise

Glitz, glamour and glitter! That would be a rather appropriate title for Johnston High School's annual Holiday Ball that was held last Thursday evening inside the ...



JHS Music Department mattress sale fundraiser a sweet dream  Johnston Sun Rise

Who'd have thought that Tom Brady, the New England Patriots' future NFL Hall of Fame quarterback, would have anything to do with the success of Saturday's ...



Top 10 students in Johnston High School's class of 2015  Johnston Sun Rise

1. Angela Gallucci Class of 2015 valedictorian Angela Gallucci, 18, will be attending the University of Miami in the fall. She will major in biology, and plans to ...



Smashburger a hit with JHS Student Council  Johnston Sun Rise

Back on Dec. 7, Smashburger opened at 1412 Atwood Avenue in Johnston amid a ribbon cutting that featured speeches and well wishes from corporate officials ...



JHS Mock Trial team makes its case  Johnston Sun Rise

Like most events that were scheduled for Friday, Jan. 5, a rather unique court case that was to be heard beginning at 12:30 p.m. inside the Johnston Municipal ...



JHS Athletic Hall of Fame seeks Class of 2017 nominees  Johnston Sun Rise

Who will make up the Class of 2017 for the prestigious Johnston High School Athletic Hall of Fame? That's a question the nine-member selection committee will ...



Ella, 'pride of Winsor Hill,' helps kick off cancer awareness campaign  Johnston Sun Rise

Winsor Hill Elementary School's close-knit community held yet another special salute, a “campaign kick off” as Susan K. Parillo called it, last week.



It's off to the mattresses for Johnston School Music Association  Johnston Sun Rise

When Johnston High School music teacher Matt Gingras suggested a “Mattress Fundraiser,” department chair and band director Ronald Lamoureux said, “Quite ...



Johnstonians take the plunge for SORI  Johnston Sun Rise

As the seconds ticked off the digital clock at Sunday's 42nd Annual Penguin Plunge held at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett, a man who was ...



A miraculous rescue for sure  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Johnston Firefighters have made many memorable rescues through the years. None, though, quite measure up to a recent rescue Johnston ...



Dress exchange program promises winter wonderland for young women  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG With the Winter Ball right around the corner, three canned goods are all that's needed for a fairy tale dress for any Johnston High School girl ...



JHS students honor fallen soccer player  Johnston Sun Rise

It was a brief yet extraordinary and highly-inspirational ceremony held on Cherry Hill and extended south into Wood River Junction. It was a monumental event ...



Banno to attend exclusive Vail Jazz Workshop  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG For Johnston High School's soon-to-be senior Ian Quinton Banno, summer vacation is going to end on a very high note. The 17-year-old ...



Johnston High's National Honor Society celebrates students' successes  Johnston Sun Rise

Seventy five Johnston High School students were celebrated during their induction into the National Honor Society (NHS) in a May 10 candlelight ceremony ...



Official from Italian village helps solidify 'Sister City' bond  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE For a second time within four weeks, there was an interesting international Italian meeting inside Johnston Town Hall. In mid July, Amedeo ...



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