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East Boston Boys Basketball Rebounds Against Capital Prep 49-48

January 9, 2013
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After beating Madison Park in dramatic fashion with Patrick Santos hitting an 80ft shot down by two at the buzzer, the East Boston High School basketball team fell two games in a row to Charlestown and Everett before rebounding against Capital Prep 49-48. The Jets were 2-2 during the holiday break and are 5-2...

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Obituaries 01-09-2013

January 9, 2013
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Josephine Capua Retired Seamstress Josephine (Tarantino) Capua, a longtime Everett resident, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on January 3.  She was 92 years old. Born in East Boston, she was a retired clothing industry seamstress. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Capua; dear and devoted mother of Leonard Capua...

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Chris Marchi, East Boston Times Man of the Year

January 1, 2013
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Chris Marchi, East Boston Times Man of the Year

There are not too many people that will sacrifice time away from family to volunteer for the better good of the community. In East Boston there are a select few but in 2012 local environmental activist Chris Marchi stood out. For the better part of two years, Marchi led a group of activists to...

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Alexandra Montes McNeil, East Boston Times Woman of the Year

January 1, 2013
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Alexandra Montes McNeil, East Boston Times Woman of the Year

Three years after taking over the reigns of the Mario Umana Middle School Academy, Principal Alexandra Montes McNeil helped turn around a once failing school. Once a place that resembled the set of a gritty school drama complete with a cast of gang members and drug dealers, the Umana has transformed into a bona...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

January 1, 2013
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....

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Jets Host the 8th Annual Deep Freeze Tournament

January 1, 2013
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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 8th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament,...

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Obituaries 01-02-2013

January 1, 2013
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Adeline Corrado Former Boston Public Library Employee Adeline R. Corrado of Revere died on December 24 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital.  She was 89 years old. Born in East Boston, she graduated from Revere High School, Class of 1942, and was a former employee of the Boston Public Library. She was the beloved daughter...

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This is the Season: Time to Think About Those Less Fortunate

December 25, 2012
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Another holiday season is here and, as you are reading this, it almost will be over. All of the preparations and plans we’ve made in anticipation of the seasonal events soon will come to fruition and will become just another memory in our photo albums and DVD files. Most of us will mark the...

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The Shot Heard Around the World

December 25, 2012
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It’s one thing to hit the game winning shot but it’s another thing to do it 80 feet out with one second left on the clock. That’s exactly what happened when East Boston High School senior guard Pat Santos took a foul shot rebound down by two points and heaved the ball 80 feet...

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Obituaries 12-26-2012

December 25, 2012
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Daniel ‘Danny’ Filippone Member of Teamsters Union Daniel “Danny” F. Filippone of East Boston died on December 19. A US Airforce veteran of Korea and a member of Teamster Local 379, he was the beloved husband of Virginia (Smith) Filippone; loving father of Veronica Shaponick and her husband, Robert of East Boston, Dana DelPrato...

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