Miss Universe honored in Cranston

Mayor Allan Fung and other dignitaries were on hand Saturday afternoon at Cranston City Hall to honor Miss Universe, Olivia Culpo, for her accomplishments while holding the coveted title.

The Providence Journal reports that officials renamed part of Albert Avenue "Olivia Culpo Way," to honor the current Miss Universe who is the first Rhode Islander to win both the Miss USA and Miss Universe crowns.

According to Mayor Fung the new "Olivia Culpo Way" will "serve as a permanent testimonial to everyone that a wonderful young woman from our city let the universe know that good things do indeed come from Cranston!"