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2010

January 5, 2011
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2010

-By John Lynds On Friday night the final seconds of 2010 ticked away and East Boston residents joined the world community and look to a new year with optimism and hope. This week the East Boston Times publishes Part II of a look back at a year filled with stories of triumph, victory, success,...

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Murphy a Unanimous Choice to Serve as Council President

January 5, 2011
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Murphy a Unanimous Choice to Serve as Council President

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com It’s been a longtime coming. At-Large City Councilor Stephen Murphy, the longest serving member of the council not to hold the presidency, was unanimously elected 12-0 Monday to serve a two-year term as Council President. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead the body,” said Murphy in a telephone...

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East Boston Resident Added to LaMattina’s Staff

January 5, 2011
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East Boston Resident  Added to LaMattina’s Staff

-By John Lynds john@eastietimes.com City Councilor Sal LaMattina announced that Camilo Hernandez will be the newest addition to his staff. Hernandez, an East Boston resident, will be working on constituent services throughout the district. A native of Colombia, Hernandez has been active in the community, participating and organizing neighborhood programs at Piers Park Sailing...

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Police Briefs 01-05-2011

January 5, 2011
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Monday, December 27 No arrests. Tuesday, December 28 Santos Merino of 27 Garland Street, Chelsea, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for assault & battery. Wednesday, December 29 Richard Matranga of 459 Meridian Street, East Boston, was arrested and charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon. Richard Maynard of 21 Lancaster Avenue,...

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Glad to See it Go

January 5, 2011
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Demolition of the East Boston Immigration Building was long overdue The demolition of the decrepit East Boston Immigration Station has been a long time coming. It was decrepit when it was being used to process immigrants arriving in East Boston. It grew more decrepit when its day was done. Its demolition is a good...

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Hockey Players Raise More Than $2,000 For Breast Cancer Research

January 5, 2011
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Hockey Players Raise More Than $2,000 For Breast Cancer Research

–By John Lynds The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off last week at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast  Cancer Research  Center. The Jets hosted the 6th Annual Deep Freeze high...

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Obituaries 01-04-2011

January 5, 2011
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Angelo DeLuca Awarded French Legion of Honor, owned DeLuca’s Market for more than 60 years Angelo H. DeLuca, a lifelong resident of Revere, died unexpectedly on December 28. He was 91 years old. Mr. DeLuca was born and raised in Revere and was a 1937 graduate of Revere High School. He entered the US...

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The Snow Has Arrived

December 29, 2010
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The Snow Has Arrived

East Boston had one of the highest snowfall totals during Sunday night’s blizzard that buried the East Coast. Eastie was one of the hardest areas hit with 18.2 inches of wet, heavy snow just behind Canton and South Boston which both got 19 inches and Lynn were residents dealt with 18.5 inches. Monday morning,...

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Man of the Year

December 29, 2010
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Man of the Year

Tony DiCenso He’s arguably the one of the best cooks in Boston and this year his recipes put Rino’s and East Boston officially on the national culinary map. Rino’s Owners and Chef Tony DiCenso never cuts corners as shown in October when the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hosted by T.V. personality, cook...

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Woman of the Year

December 29, 2010
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Woman of the Year

Joey Cuzzi It’s hard enough keeping a non-profit afloat in these tough fiscal times but its unheard of to raise enough money to expand. Try telling that to East Boston YMCA Executive Director Joey Cuzzi and she’ll say there is a need and with that need there has to be more programs for East...

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