Monthly Archives: November 2010

Season Of Giving

November 30, 2010
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Season Of Giving

Hundreds of residents received free holiday meals on sunday, nov. 21 as part of the Food pantry turkey distribution at the Crossroads Family shelter. Above, Crossroads director Audrey savikas gathers bags for residents who needed a little help this thanksgiving.

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Neighbors turn out in force for meeting on Greenway extension

November 30, 2010
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Neighbors turn out in force for meeting on Greenway extension

Star of the Sea/Harborview residents packed a standing room only meeting at the Salesian Boy’s and Girl’s Club on Byron Street on Monday night for a presentation on the proposed Greenway extension. At the present time, Massport, who will fund the buffer park, is proposing two large-scale construction projects. One is the Haul Road,...

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BPHC receives funds for asthma projects

November 30, 2010
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The environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Boston Public Health Commission a $160,000 grant to demonstrate the effectiveness of a citywide asthma intervention, providing home-based asthma education and environmental services by trained health workers here in East Boston. These services adhere to the National Heart, Lung Blood Institute guidance regarding the diagnosis and...

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Jets score a victory over Southie, finish an impressive season at 7-3, 4-1 in BCL action

November 30, 2010
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The East Boson High School football team completed its first season under head coach John Parziale in impressive fashion, besting South Boston 28-6 in the annual Thanksgiving game. Mark Robinson led the Jets’ potent ground game with two touchdowns and a two-point conversion. Marvin Depaz also scored for the Jets. Maicol Restrepo rushed for...

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The Comets have arrived

November 30, 2010
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It was a fantastic night of hockey in week 8 of the EBMHL. Not only did the Comets break through for their first win, but the league leading Urban Sun Tanning was shot down and brought back to earth. Game one saw Yellow Taxi take on Sound Decision. The score of this game is...

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Police Briefs 11-30-2010

November 30, 2010
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Monday. November 15 Joseph Michael Sacco a homeless male was arrested on outstanding default warrants for assault by means of a dangerous weapon, larceny and possession of Class D drugs. Brian Sobanek of 23 Pembroke Road, Concord NH, was arrested and charged with assault & battery and breaking & entering of a dwelling house....

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Obituaries 11-30-2010

November 30, 2010
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Mark Olson Of Florida, formerly of East Boston Mark J. Olson of Florida, formerly of East Boston, died on November 27. A US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, he was the son of the late John and Anne Olson; beloved husband of Sheila (Crosby); devoted father of Estelle Lincoln and her husband, Jason, Erin...

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The giving spirit – EBCC students donate lunch money to Oxfam

November 24, 2010
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The giving spirit – EBCC students donate lunch money to Oxfam

Every year since 1980, East Boston Central Catholic School’s junior high students have fasted for the World Harvest Day. On the Thursday before Thanksgiving, fifty-three 7th and 8th graders ate a cup of soup instead of eating their lunches.  They gave their lunch money to Oxfam America.  “This is a true sacrifice, since it...

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Small businesses have big hopes for Saturday

November 24, 2010
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Nothing boosts a local economy more that when local residents support their local businesses so instead of wracking your brain at a crowded mall trying to figure out what gift to get that special someone this Christmas East Boston Main Streets and Mayor urging With the holiday season upon us, Mayor Thomas Menino and...

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Nominations for officers, board of directors announced

November 24, 2010
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The East Boston Chamber of Commerce (EBCC) has announced its nominations for the 2011 Board of Officers and Directors. Neffo Cappuccio of Cappuccio Construction has been nominated to continue as the Chamber’s president. Diane Modica of the Law Offices of Diane J. Modica has been nominated 1st Vice President. Joseph Zirpolo of D&Z Auto...

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