Monthly Archives: August 2011

Accused Wife-killer Led Double Life in Eastie

August 24, 2011
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The East Boston man who is being held in a gruesome murder plot in New Jersey after he allegedly convinced a New York man to sign over a share of an expensive Manhattan apartment house to him. Kashif Pervaiz, 26, who claimed he went to Harvard, has apparently led a double life while residing...

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Eastie Pride Day a Great Success

August 24, 2011
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The 23rd annual Eastie Pride Day was a great success attracting thousands of residents, with parents and children frolicking all over Piers Park and enjoying music, food and camaraderie on a day that appeared as though it was blessed by God. The weather was picture perfect and the park absolutely ready for the droves...

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Obituaries 08-24-2011

August 24, 2011
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Sabino ‘Sammy’ Recchia Soccer enthusiast, member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman’s Union, Local 3 Sabino “Sammy” Recchia of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died unexpectedly on August 19. He was 68 years old. Born in 1942, he grew up in Bari, Italy and he and his family moved to the United States in 1960....

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Good Will Call: Capt. Mancini Establishes a Dialogue with Residents

August 17, 2011
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Good Will Call: Capt. Mancini Establishes a Dialogue with Residents

When an authority figure like the captain of the local police stations calls you in for a meeting you would assume he’s about to lay down the law but that’s not what last week’s meeting with bar and restaurant owners at the Maverick Landing Community Center was all about. District 7 Captain Frank Mancini...

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Massport OK’s City’s and Neighborhood’s Vision for Connector

August 17, 2011
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It’s a piece of land that was taken in the 1960s as part of Logan Airport’s expansion but now it will be given back. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board voted last Thursday to approve the community and city’s request to use a small stretch of Massport owned property that use to be part...

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Man Savagely Attacked by Four Assailants; One in Custody

August 17, 2011
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An East Boston man is in custody and charged with the brutal beating and stabbing of another man outside the Sumner Tunnel last week. Anthony Lemus, 19, of East Boston was arraigned Friday in East Boston District Court on charges of armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous...

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EBNHC Radiates Success

August 17, 2011
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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center President and CEO Jack Cradock announced this week that the health center has been named to the “Best of 2011 Radiology Facilities” by Imaging Economics. The list is comprised of facilities throughout the United States that have demonstrated an overriding commitment to excellence, according to an editor’s note in...

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Have a Great Vacation: Mayor Menino Heads to Alaskamayor

August 17, 2011
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 Menino is heading to Alaska on a vacation with his family. We understand he wanted to go to Italy but it was simply too expensive for the mayor to pay for such a trip for ten people. First of all, we asked the mayor what exactly he was going to do in Alaska. Mind...

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Cheerleaders Excel at UCA Camps

August 17, 2011
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The textbooks are closed, the homework is done, and the classes are over, but the East Boston High School Cheerleaders are still hard at work. For the fifth consecutive summer the EBHS cheer team enhanced their cheer skills and leadership qualities at one of the Universal Cheerleading Association camps. For four days the girls...

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Obituaries 08-17-2011

August 17, 2011
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Joseph Yourawski Revere resident Joseph J. “Joey” Yourawski of Revere died on August 14 after a long illness. He was the loving father of Joseph O’Connell of Somerville and Cara Finnochio and her husband, Anthony of Revere; beloved son of the late Walter and Caroline (Sasso) Yourawski; dear brother of Thomas and Louella Yourawski...

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