Station Nightclub fire http://ripr.org en Families Remember The Station Nightclub Tragedy Eleven Years Later http://ripr.org/post/families-remember-station-nightclub-tragedy-eleven-years-later <p>Thursday marks eleven years since the Station nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured 200.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>At 18 years old, Nicholas O’Neil was the youngest victim. His band, Shryne, was going to open for Great White the following night, so he was at the club on February 20<sup>th</sup>, 2003 to check out the place. O’Neil’s dad, Dave Kane, said he thinks about his son every day.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:47:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 29392 at http://ripr.org Families Remember The Station Nightclub Tragedy Eleven Years Later Hundreds of Burn Victims to Meet in Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/hundreds-burn-victims-meet-rhode-island <p>Hundreds of burn survivors will descend on Providence this week for the annual convention of the Phoenix Society.&nbsp; The meeting is dubbed the &ldquo;World Burn Congress,&rdquo; and its main purpose is to heal the emotional wounds left by the physical scarring.</p><p>They&rsquo;ve endured house fires, car fires, nightclub blazes and electrocutions and this week about 900 of them will be at the Rhode Island Convention Center for the World Burn Congress sponsored by the Phoenix Society.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:19:50 +0000 Flo Jonic 22808 at http://ripr.org Hundreds of Burn Victims to Meet in Rhode Island Time Capsule Prepared for Memories of the Station Nightclub Fire http://ripr.org/post/time-capsule-prepared-memories-station-nightclub-fire <p>A Sunday deadline has come and gone to remove objects from the site of the Station Nightclub fire where 100 people died in a fire ten years ago.&nbsp; The land is being readied for transformation into a memorial park and all objects left after Sunday will be buried in a time capsule.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Patricia Belanger retrieved a cross, a poster and a toy from the makeshift memorial honoring her daughter, Dina DeMaio, who died in the Station nightclub fire.&nbsp;</p><p>"<em>What are you going to do with them?</em>"</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:27:59 +0000 Flo Jonic 21716 at http://ripr.org Time Capsule Prepared for Memories of the Station Nightclub Fire Wednesday, February 20, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-february-20-2013 <p>This is the 10th anniversary of the Station Nightclub fire.&nbsp; Southwest RI looks to make repairs by the summer tourist season.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.<br><br>Plus Reporter Flo Jonic recalls her experiences covering the Station Nightclub fire.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2020%20Feb%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:46:39 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10644 at http://ripr.org Reporter Flo Jonic recalls the night of fire http://ripr.org/post/reporter-flo-jonic-recalls-night-fire <p>Reporter Flo Jonic was one of the first reporters on the scene of the Station Nightclub fire ten years ago today.&nbsp; She remembers the events of that night and the days that followed.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:38:28 +0000 Flo Jonic 10636 at http://ripr.org Reporter Flo Jonic recalls the night of fire Station Nightclub Fire: 10 years of remembrances http://ripr.org/post/station-nightclub-fire-10-years-remembrances <p>February 20th marks the tenth anniversary of the Station Nightclub fire, which killed 100 people who flocked to a West Warwick roadhouse one cold Thursday night for some live rock music. The fire also left more than 200 people hospitalized, many with disfiguring injuries. Here's a look back on the deadliest rock concert in American history and the lives it changed.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:18:49 +0000 Flo Jonic 10631 at http://ripr.org Station Nightclub Fire: 10 years of remembrances Station Nightclub Fire Leads to Greater Safety http://ripr.org/post/station-nightclub-fire-leads-greater-safety <p>It was ten years ago Wednesday when the Station Nightclub went up in flames. One hundred people lost their lives and more than 200 were injured in the West Warwick tragedy.&nbsp; It led to sweeping changes in the state fire code.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:58:48 +0000 Flo Jonic 10630 at http://ripr.org Station Nightclub Fire Leads to Greater Safety Langevin tries for nationwide fire safety http://ripr.org/post/langevin-tries-nationwide-fire-safety <p>Congressman Jim Langevin has re-introduced a bill aimed at increasing the number of businesses that are equipped with fire sprinklers.<br> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:50:08 +0000 Flo Jonic 10628 at http://ripr.org Tuesday, February 19, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/tuesday-february-19-2013 <p>RI's former Attorney General is in Brazil helping law enforcement looking into a deadly nightclub fire.&nbsp; RI and MA are working out how to best regulate centers which dispense&nbsp; medical marijuana.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.&nbsp; Also a special interview by Ian Donnis with US Attorney Peter Neronha.</p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2019%20Feb%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:45:57 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10567 at http://ripr.org Monday, February 18, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/monday-february-18-2013 <p>This is the 10th anniversary of the fatal Station Nightclub fire.&nbsp; Congressman David cicilline is asking the House Speaker to keep Congress in session until federal budget negotiations are finished.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News podcast.&nbsp; Then Scott MacKay explains why getting rid of the one-party lever will not fix RI's election woes.</p><p></p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2018%20Feb%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:46:38 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10526 at http://ripr.org