Monthly Archives: April 2010

Cat’s scan – Feline has an uncanny knack for helping patients at the Lighthouse Nursing Home

April 30, 2010
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On the staff directory in the foyer of the Lighthouse Nursing home, there is one picture in the bottom corner that bears quite a tale. It’s not a picture of one of the nurses or even of one of the social workers there, it’s a picture of a strange looking cat named Rocky –...

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Conflict resolution – Meetings are marked by fighting, chaos

April 30, 2010
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Conflict resolution – Meetings are marked by fighting, chaos

The spiraling-out-of-control Revere City Council engaged in another catfight Monday night as Councillor George Rotondo tried to clear his name and other councillors took exception to his statements. It’s the same story that has played out since January when Rotondo became an at-large councillor and declared an interest in running for mayor against long-time...

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Pink and green: A record condo sale at the St. George

April 30, 2010
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A down real estate market didn’t stop a record sale at the St. George’s Condominium building recently, and one Beach realtor said the market on Revere Beach is holding its own. Century 21 Revere realtor Michael Benevento reported that he recently sold a condo in the St. George for a record $500,000 – the...

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RHS softball team tops Classical, 7-4

April 30, 2010
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The Revere High softball team earned its second win of the season with a 7-4 triumph over Lynn Classical last Wednesday. The Lady Patriots’ victory over Classical, the defending champions of the Northeastern Conference North Division, also was the second straight for RHS head coach Joe Ciccarello’s charges. “We played a very good, all...

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Chiarelli hurls complete game in 7-6 win over Classical

April 30, 2010
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Jonathan Chiarelli struck out 10 Lynn Classical batters in his route-going 7-6 win over Lynn Classical Wednesday. However, his biggest “strike” was saved for last when he picked off a Classical runner at third base, the potential game tying run, with two outs to end the game. Jonathan’s pick off play occurred in an...

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RHS girls tennis drops close match

April 30, 2010
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The Revere High girls tennis team dropped a close match to Lynn Classical, 3-2, last week. Yvonne Rincon and the Lady Patriot first doubles duo of Jennifer Kingston and Donna Le won their matches to account for Revere’s two points. Elma Meskovic, playing at first singles, dropped her match by the narrowest of margins,...

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Boys tennis team defeats Lynn Classical

April 30, 2010
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The Revere High boys tennis team earned their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Lynn Classical last week. The three singles players for Coach Mike Flynn’s Patriots accounted for all three of their team’s points and they did so in sterling fashion with straight set whitewashings of their Classical foes....

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Sahila, Licata pace boys track vs. Gloucester

April 30, 2010
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Freshman Karim Sahila and Vito Licata earned first places for the Revere High boys track team in their meet with Gloucester last week. Sahila captured the 400 intermediate hurdles in a time of 65.1. The talented freshman not only set a personal record (PR) in the event, bettering by 3.1 seconds his previous best,...

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Close contest for track girls against Gloucester

April 30, 2010
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Despite the absence of five team members during the vacation week, the Revere High girls track team almost pulled out a big win over Gloucester, but fell short by a score of 69-62. “Although it was disappointing that some of our team members chose to do something else rather than compete in this meet,...

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Special Anniversary – Here’s to hoping Suffolk Downs celebrates another 75 years in Revere

April 30, 2010
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In a business world recently turned upside down by the near collapse of the national economy, the fact that Suffolk Downs is still operating at 75 is something to cheer about. Local horseracing has seen much better times since the race track opened in 1935 during the Great Depression but Suffolk Downs remains open,...

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Holocaust Month – Let us never forget

April 30, 2010
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April marks Holocaust month. It is a time to remember. It is a time to remind ourselves that we should never forget man’s inhumanity to man. The genocide and slaughter of 6 million Jews as well as an untold number of Catholics and Protestants at the hands of the Nazis shows mankind at his...

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Arrest Report 04-28-2010

April 30, 2010
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Monday, April 19 No Arrests Reported Tuesday, April 20 No Arrests Reported WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 Ryan P. Maloney, 23, of 65 Alden Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. THURSDAY, APRIL 22 Arthur W. Navarro, 26, of 97 Constitution Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges of taking a motor vehicle...

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Obituaries 04-28-2010

April 30, 2010
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Sarah Medros Member of many charitable and religious organizations Sarah G. (Leverant) Medros died on April 26 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She was 89 years old. Born in Boston, she lived in Chelsea for most of her life. She was educated in the Chelsea schools and was a graduate of Chelsea High. She was...

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Coach Cella – Hundreds turn out to bid farewell to a Revere legend

April 21, 2010
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Coach Cella – Hundreds turn out to bid farewell to a Revere legend

Silvio Cella, Revere High teacher, athletic director and head football coach, was remembered as a sports legend during an outpouring of tributes from his former players, colleagues, family, and friends. Mr. Cella died on Wednesday morning, April 14, 2010, after a brief illness. He was 87. Hundreds came to the Paul Buonfiglio Funeral Home...

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Little screen, big effort – Revere authors pen a critical examination of television mini-series

April 21, 2010
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Little screen, big effort – Revere authors pen a critical examination of television mini-series

Television has played an unmistakably important role in the modern history of the United States, and two Revere residents have recently published a book looking at how the “epic mini-series” of the past influenced life, show business and the careers of young actors. Who could forget how ‘Roots’ captivated the entire nation? How could...

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Selective thinking – RHS student has offers from three Ivies, MIT

April 21, 2010
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Selective thinking – RHS student has offers from three Ivies, MIT

One Ivy League college offer is something to jump up in the air about. Two offers is another reason to celebrate. But when one gets three Ivy League offers and an open invitation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), things have gone from a celebration to a very difficult decision. That’s exactly the happy...

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DiMare hurls Pats to 4-2 win over Saugus

April 21, 2010
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The Revere High baseball team earned its first win of the young season with a 4-2 triumph at Saugus on the holiday on Monday. RHS senior pitcher Nick DiMare turned in an outstanding game for the Patriots, going all seven innings and allowing just five hits while fanning seven enemy batters. DiMare made one...

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Softball team swamps Waltham, 18-1, behind Lauletta

April 21, 2010
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The Revere High softball team celebrated Patriots Day in fine fashion by earning its first win for new head coach Joe Ciccarello with an 18-1 triumph over Waltham. The game was halted after five innings when the umpire invoked the mercy rule. Lady Patriot hurler Briana Lauletta went all five frames, allowing just one...

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Girls tennis team opens with a win

April 21, 2010
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The Revere High girls tennis team opened their 2010 campaign with a tight 3-2 win over Northeastern Conference rival Salem last Thursday. Coach Carla Maniscalco’s four senior captains led the way to the victory. Elma Meskovic, playing at No. 1 singles, handily dispatched with her Salem counterpart in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1, as did...

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Bonilla is winner for boys tennis team

April 21, 2010
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Richard Bonilla was the lone winner for the Revere High boys tennis team in their season opening match against Salem on Monday. Bonilla, a senior, battled hard in a grueling three set contest against his Salem counterpart which saw Richard pull out the win in the next to last point of the tiebreaker, 6-4,...

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