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East Providence Gallery: Stringfellow dedication/Pierce Field 75th anniversary

East Providence Gallery: Stringfellow dedication/Pierce Field 75th anniversary

EAST PROVIDENCE — During halftime of the 2014 East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day football game, November 27, a ceremony was held noting the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium as well as the dedication of the press box there to long-time EPHS coach and administrator Bill Stringfellow along with his wife Sheila.

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East Providence celebrates Pierce Stadium’s diamond anniversary

EAST PROVIDENCE — Truly the “jewel of the city,” East Providence’s Pierce Memorial Stadium celebrates its diamond anniversary this month. Seventy-five years ago, on November 30, 1939, the stadium opened to the public with the playing of the Thanksgiving Day football game between then burgeoning rivals East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy. The host

Photo by Tim Marshall: Long-time EPHS coach and administrator Bill Stringfellow accepts a  Council resolution at its August 19 meeting at City Hall naming the Pierce Stadium press box after himself and his wife Sheila.

City cements Stringfellow’s East Providence football legacy

EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2014 edition of the East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day football outing isn’t just another meeting of the rivals for one legendary local figure and the ground upon which the game is annually contested. This fall marks the noteworthy 75th anniversary of venerable Pierce Memorial Stadium as host of the

Photo by Tim Marshall: Long-time EPHS coach and administrator Bill Stringfellow accepts a  Council resolution at its August 19 meeting at City Hall naming the Pierce Stadium press box after himself and his wife Sheila.

East Providence Council names Pierce pressbox after Stringfellows

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying it was the right time and opportunity to do so, Ward 3 City Councilman Tommy Rose proposed a resolution Tuesday night, Aug. 19, naming the press box at Pierce Memorial Stadium in the honor long-time East Providence High School coach and athletic director William Stringfellow Jr. and his wife Sheila. The

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Weather threat postpones East Providence Fourth fireworks

EAST PROVIDENCE — Tropical Storm Arthur, slowly moving in the Atlantic Ocean up the east coast towards New England, is already playing havoc with planned Fourth of July events, including the annual fireworks display in East Providence at Pierce Memorial Field Thursday evening, July 3. With heavy rain and other severe weather related to the

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Annual Relay for Life steps off at Pierce Stadium in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life took place Friday evening, June 6, into Saturday afternoon, June 7, at Pierce Stadium. Hundreds of volunteers and participants, including those from one of the event’s sponsors East Providence AYSO 715, were scheduled to dedicate 18 hours to the cause of raising awareness of

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