Month: January 1970

Block Island Times

Reach for the stars

There was singing. There was dancing. There was “reaching for the stars,” sort of. On a beautiful summer day, the 52nd Street Project delighted the crowd assembled at Carl Kaufmann’s house on Beacon Hill with live theater consisting of some show-stopping vignettes featuring the acting, singing and dancing skills of 10 inner city youths. The …

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Block Island Times

Too close to terror

Pam Gelsomini was on a plane heading home to Block Island when she started to get an unusual amount of text and phone messages. This was Sunday, July 28, and just hours before Gelsomini had wrapped up a three-day trip to the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California, where she had participated as an amateur chef. …

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