For the second time this week we’re able to share the news that one of our neighbors has found a bone marrow transplant match!

What’sUpNewp brought you the news first on Wednesday that Jaime Crowley, Principal of Thompson Middle School, had found a perfect bone marrow match (his twin brother).

Today we’re proud to report that Maureen Martin, a secretary at Rogers High School, has found a bone marrow match.

Back in January, 344 people between the ages of 18-44 showed up at the Pell School to register for the donor drive and to show their support of Crowley and Martin both who have been in search for a bone marrow match.

The announcement regarding Martin finding a match was made on Facebook on Thursday;

I have to share my amazing news!! They found me a PERFECT MATCH!!! 29 year old female. tentative transplant date…

Posted by Maureen Martin on Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).