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East Boston’s 2014 Columbus Day Parade Committee Deserves Kudos

October 15, 2014
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We want to give a much-deserved “Thank You” to general chairman Albert “Buddy” Mangini, civic chairman Joseph L. Ruggiero, parade coordinator William “Bill” Chisholm, secretary Rosalie Petralia and the entire Columbus Day Celebration committee who organized the parade and all the events in conjunction with the observance of this holiday marking Christopher Columbus’s discovery...

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Sports 10-15-2014

October 15, 2014
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High scoring affairs in the EBMHL If you were looking to see some goal scoring up at Porazzo Rink and made it out to the week 3 Tuesday night slate in the East Boston Mens Hockey League (EBMHL), you got just that. A total of 45 goals scored in one evening was enough to...

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Obituaries 10-15-2014

October 15, 2014
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Josephine DiFazio Of East Boston, formerly of Revere Josephine L. (Ciulla) DiFazio of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away on October 11 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony DiFazio; loving mother of Linda Lee DeVita and her husband, Anthony of East Boston, Diane DiFazio and...

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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes after 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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Finish Line:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes after 79 Years of Operation

It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what is likely to be the last day of thoroughbred racing in New England. It was a cloudy and rainy day on Sat., Oct. 4, at...

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Columbus Day Parade a Great Event

October 13, 2014
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The 2014 Columbus Day Celebration and Parade is all set for this Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 and General Chairman Albert “Buddy” Mangini and his organizing committee have planned a superb event for the enjoyment of our residents. The parade honoring Christopher Columbus on the anniversary of his arrival in the Americas is always a...

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Anthony Albano a True Eastie Great

October 13, 2014
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Anthony Albano was a special person, a wonderful man who touched so many lives in a positive way. There was a tremendous outpouring of affection for Anthony Albano this week as the people from East Boston joined with others across the city to recognize all the contributions he had made to our community and...

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Obituaries 10-08-2014

October 13, 2014
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Yolanda ‘Viola’ Ferullo Cared for family and her home was a beacon of hospitality for over 70 years Yolanda “Viola” Ferullo, an East Boston native and an 11 year resident of Winthrop, died unexpectedly at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on October 2. She was 88 years old. Born and raised in East Boston,...

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October is Italian-American Heritage Month

October 6, 2014
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October 1, 2014, will mark the 15th anniversary of Italian-American Heritage Month in the state of Massachusetts. A grand ceremony at the State House that day (6-10 p.m.) will kick off a month-long series of Italian-related events and happenings all across the Commonwealth. Organized by the Italian American Heritage Month Committee, the ceremony will...

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Bremen Street Library

October 6, 2014
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Four years ago Carlo Basile stood in front of the Orient Heights Branch Library and took a stand. At that time, with two libraries ready to close in Eastie and no funding to construct another, Basile played political hardball against the Boston Public Library’s Board of Trustees and city on behalf of East Boston....

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NOAH’s Youth Crew

October 6, 2014
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Kudos to NOAH’s youth crew and their director Chris Marchi for the very impressive rehab of the park and community garden on Border Street. The crew not only learned a valuable lesson about helping to shape and restore a community but again learned about how to do things environmentally friendly. The crew completed the...

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