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A grandfather and his grandson posing happily with a football field in the background. Social Media to Connect Generations

Sports and Social Media Connect Generations

Could social media be considered a sport? It's certainly leveled the playing field between generations. Technology itself has not just provided a tool that connects families and friends living on opposite sides of the country – it's bridged the gap between the old and the young. It's also given teammates, former players and retired coaches...
Atlantic Shark Institute

R/V Warfish: Crucial Instrument for Shark Species Survival

Atlantic Shark Institute cofounder and chairman Jon F. Dodd has been fascinated with sharks for as long as he can remember. “The design, the grace, the beauty, the strength," He said. “It's what led me to the University of Rhode Island for a degree in biology with an emphasis on fisheries." Dodd has caught and released...
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Atlantic Shark Institute Leads Rhode Island Shark Research

Atlantic Shark Institute is on the brink of making groundbreaking discoveries out on the water. They have the team, the boat and the passion – not just for saving animals, but for sharing their stories. ”Their strength, movements and interactions make them beautiful animals.” Rhode Island Shark Diving’s marine biologist Lauren Benoit said. Usually research is done...
Washington County Fair

Washington County Fair Mixes Old Time Feel with Modern Day Fun

There is something magical about preserving the old time feel of a county fair while keeping it relevant for tomorrow. Step through the gates of the 53rd annual Washington County Fair this August 14 – 18 and feel like a kid again – relive the sights and sounds you remember fondly and let the homegrown...
Rhode Island Shark Diving

Rhode Island Shark Diving Shines New Light on Sharks

Bubbles and splashes in the water are the only remnants the Rhode Island Shark Diving team leaves behind. No hooks. No harm. Only art – and one heck of an experience. It's a cage-free, photography and film expedition unlike any other boat trip. “At the end of the day we took nothing, caused no damage and...
Atlantic Shark Institute

Atlantic Shark Institute is on Mission to Save Sharks

Swimming in shark-infested waters may not be on everyone's summer bucket list, but for Atlantic Shark Institute Executive Director Joe Romeiro, it's pure joy. That's because sharks aren't monsters, they're misunderstood, and they are the ones at risk. According to the Atlantic Shark Institute, between 70 and 100 million sharks are reportedly killed annually worldwide. “We...
nitro circus

Nitro Circus ‘You Got This’ Tour Motors Into McCoy Stadium

  It's been more than twenty years since 8-time X Games medalist Mike Mason started his freestyle motocross career, but in two decades he hasn't lost that lovin' feeling he first grabbed hold of when hopping on a dirt bike at the age of four. His most prized medal is the first bronze he won at...
New Day Smile

New Day Smile: One-Stop Shop for Healthy Smiles & Happy Patients

Dental Implants at New Day Smile New Day Smile is a one-stop shop for healthy smiles and happy patients. From dentures to dental implants, no task is too large for the dental office that feels more like a family than a business – where the comfort that patients feel in their personalized treatment creates a...

38th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet

The Valley of the Sun Chapter of the National Football Foundation will host its 38th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. This highly-anticipated community event will honor the top sixty scholar-athletes out of 285,000 students from 186 high schools in Central and Northern Arizona. Chartered in 1971, The Valley of the Sun...
PawSox Tomorrow Fund Noah Fogg

PawSox, Tomorrow Fund and Cox Team with Noah Fogg for a Victory Lap

Pawtucket Red Sox fans are used to seeing heroes round the bases at McCoy Stadium, but there was something special about Saturday, August 4th that brought new meaning to a win. Sure – the PawSox beat the Rochester Red Wings 8-1 in the middle of their weekend matchup. Seven runs separated the Rhode Island Triple-A-affiliate...