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The Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship Was Awarded to East Boston Resident Iris Umaña

August 24, 2011
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The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced the recipient of the first annual scholarship honoring the memory of Donna Rauseo, a lifelong resident of East Boston and a long-time employee of Massport at Logan International Airport. The $5,000 Donna Rauseo Memorial Scholarship was awarded to East Boston resident Iris Umaña. Umaña who is a graduate...

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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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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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The Economy: Our Credit Rating and the Future

August 10, 2011
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How many of you out there during the past three years have been told by your credit card companies that the rate you pay is going up, that the amount you have available to borrow has been cut in half or that you need to pay the card off because your borrowing privileges have...

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Vargas Notches 3,000th Career Win at Suffolk Downs

August 10, 2011
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Veteran jockey Jorge Vargas recorded his 3,000th career victory on Monday, August 8 at Suffolk Downs when his mount Want Ad was elevated via disqualification to win the fourth race of the afternoon. “That wasn’t how I wanted to get it,” said Vargas, a 53-year-old veteran of New England racing.  “But, it is been...

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Obituaries 08-10-2011

August 10, 2011
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Salvatore Abbruzzese Tailor Salvatore Abbruzzese of East Boston and Revere died on August 8 after a long illness. He was 80 years old. A tailor, he was born in Italy and lived in East Boston and Revere for most of his adult life. He was the beloved husband of Ercolina “Lina” (Dell’Aquila); devoted father...

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