Monthly Archives: June 2010

Big-time exposure – Pisani makes his mark in the NECBL

June 30, 2010
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Big-time exposure – Pisani makes his mark in the NECBL

Anthony Pisani is getting a taste this summer of what it might be like to play baseball at the next level. The University of Rhode Island junior southpaw is pitching in front of sizable crowds, traveling by bus to road games, signing some autographs for young fans, and competing side by side with the...

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Truth in advertising – The DiPlatzis subscribe to the promise of a lifetime commitment

June 30, 2010
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Truth in advertising – The DiPlatzis subscribe to the promise of a lifetime commitment

When Paul and Charlene DiPlatzi have a major wedding anniversary, it’s the kind of affair that makes headlines. Today, Wednesday, June 30, they will celebrate 20 years together. The Sherman Street couple’s headline connection with the Revere Journal goes back to the very beginning when DiPlatzi proposed to his wife in an advertisement on...

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Part-timers take advantage of law that allows them to receive health coverage

June 30, 2010
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In the working world commonly referred to as the private sector, employees often scramble to gain benefits such as health insurance. Often, they will work for several years as a part-timer with no insurance hoping that some day they’ll be put on as a full-time employee, and therefore have access to all benefits. In...

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Four Your Thoughts – Thinking about Independence Day

June 30, 2010
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It is the summer of discontent as we approach the 4th of July holiday. In the 234th year of American Independence, there is a feeling held among Americans that the business life of the land is unnatural, strained, weak, and ineffectual. Government’s best effort to make up for the failings and the excesses of...

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Arrest Report 06-30-2010

June 30, 2010
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MONDAY, JUNE 21 Nicole Dexter, 18, of Watertown, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Josh Stewart, 28, of 21 Overlook Ridge Terrace, was arrested on charges of two counts of assault & battery. TUESDAY, JUNE 22 Judith I. Ventullo, 45, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of...

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Obituaries 06-30-2010

June 30, 2010
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Ernani Storlazzi Former Head of the Boston Naval Shipyard Industrial Hygiene Department Ernani D. Storlazzi died at his home in Dennisport on June 21. Also of Fort Myers, he was formerly a resident of Revere. He was 97 years old. Born in Boston on February. 7, 1913 to Cesira (Serena) and Adolfo Storlazzi, he...

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Shedding new light on an historic site

June 23, 2010
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Shedding new light on an historic site

The Old Rumney Marsh Burial Ground on Butler Street has gotten a haircut over the last week with numerous invasive trees removed and several existing trees trimmed thoroughly. The Rumney Marsh Burial Ground Restoration Committee continues to plod along in their efforts to refurbish the old cemetery, which has burials that date back to...

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Big time – Holmes shines at the plate and in the field as St. Mary’s captures a second straight state title

June 23, 2010
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Big time – Holmes shines at the plate and in the field as St. Mary’s captures a second straight state title

Brianna Holmes had three hits and an RBI in her first three at-bats in Saturday’s Division 3 state championship game at Worcester State College. The Murdock pitcher finally retired Holmes in at-bat No. 4, but the damage was done. Holmes and her St. Mary’s High School teammates had an 11-1 lead at that point,...

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She’s Lovin’ It – Revere resident, McDonald’s manager wins prestigious national award

June 23, 2010
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She’s Lovin’ It – Revere resident, McDonald’s manager wins prestigious national award

On her first day at the Revere McDonald’s on Squire Road, current Store Manager Rosa Love worked the drive-thru – taking orders and collecting money. Within on hour, she nearly hung up her Golden Arches and headed for the door. She told her trainer, store owner Sarah Teck, that she couldn’t do the job....

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The cost of conservation

June 23, 2010
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It’s darned if you do and darned if you don’t, when it comes to the rate that water users in Revere will be paying. Even with consumption down for this year, water ratepayers will still have to pay more. The bland world of numbers that is behind the city’s water and sewer rates got...

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Arrest Report 06-23-2010

June 23, 2010
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TUESDAY, JUNE 15 Joseph M. Singleton, 23, of Coventry, R.I., was arrested as a fugitive from justice on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, and being a minor in possession of an air rifle. FRIDAY, JUNE 18 Christopher M. Paradise, 17, of Saugus, was arrested...

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Approve It – Eurovest deserves zoning change

June 23, 2010
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Attorney Gerry D’Ambrosio’s request for a zoning change for his client Eurovest should be approved. Eurovest is the investment and development group putting together the Ocean Avenue development which begins shortly with the construction of a multi-million dollar car parking garage at Wonderland Station. D’Ambrosio’s effort on behalf of Eurovest seeks to put the...

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Good for the Beach – Meters make a lot of sense

June 23, 2010
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The Department of Conservation and Recreation is set on lining Revere Beach with parking meters – something which should have been done decades ago. The city council and the DCR will work together to give this initiative a chance to finally be implemented. And it will take the approval of the council and the...

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Obituaries 06-23-2010

June 23, 2010
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Longina/Strokosz Active in many social, cultural and civic organizations Longina ‘Lonia’ (Zawadka) Strokosz, a longtime resident of Chelsea and Revere, died peacefully on June 19 at her residence, Methuen Village Assisted Living Residences, surrounded by her family. She was 78 years old She was born in Zawiercie, Poland on July 20, 1931, daughter of...

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Opportunity for growth – Grant allows Garfield students to learn gardening in class

June 17, 2010
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Opportunity for growth – Grant allows Garfield students to learn gardening in class

They’re swimming in homegrown tomatoes, green beans and many other food crops at the Garfield Middle School this year, as students have taken to developing their green thumb. Garfield Science teacher Tyler Arlington explained that the school won a three-year grant from the state worth $25,000 per year to conduct a course that teaches...

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Abrams forced to resign – Councillor steps down due to health concerns; another special election set for Aug. 31

June 17, 2010
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Abrams forced to resign – Councillor steps down due to health concerns; another special election set for Aug. 31

There’s something that’s becoming a little eerie about the Ward 1 City Council seat. Newly elected Ward 1 Councillor Corey Abrams resigned his post suddenly and with little explanation early on Thursday morning, sparking a host of rumors, speculation and concern for the newest and youngest member of the council. His resignation follows a...

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Point person on legislation confident of a speedy resolution

June 17, 2010
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More and more, expanding gaming in Massachusetts – and most likely in Revere and East Boston – has become a matter of how rather than when. While proponents at Suffolk Downs, Wonderland and other pro-gaming entities have struggled for years to get approval for expanded gaming, this time around it looks as if the...

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Air On The Side Of Caution – Pharmacy ban is good health policy

June 17, 2010
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The city of Everett Health Department has set itself on a course to ban the sale of cigarettes in pharmacies in that city. The Revere Health Department might do well to do the same. Everett joins the city of Boston, Newton and two other communities in banning cigarette sales in pharmacies. The reasoning, and...

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The Oil Spill – Government response has been unimpressive

June 17, 2010
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We believe the government response to the oil spill drama playing itself out along the southern coast of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida has been lame and ill-advised. If ever there was a moment to put 200,000 unemployed people to work maintaining the coastline this was it – and it remains so to this...

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Arrest Report 06-16-2010

June 17, 2010
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MONDAY, JUNE 7 Edgar Fonseca, 52, of 18 Walden Ave., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. TUESDAY, JUNE 8 Moulayahmed Elalami, 18, of Chelsea, was arrested on a charge of receiving stolen property over $250. Ivan A. Molina, 35, of Boston, was arrested on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor...

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