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Developers Learn About Opportunities at Economic Summit

October 31, 2012
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Mayor Dan Rizzo said in a letter to attendees at the Economic Development Summit held Friday at the Comfort Inn in Revere that he wanted to “send a strong message to regional and national developers that Revere is open for business and ready to work with anyone interested in helping us realize our full...
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Funny Pharmacist Artie Januario Soars to Headline Status on the Comedy Scene

September 20, 2012
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Artie Januario already owns the title of funniest pharmacist in America. “Some guys might claim to be pharmacists that sell drugs, but I don’t think they have a license,” jokes Januario, a 1973 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School of Revere. Januario, a 56-year-old licensed pharmacist at Super Stop & Shop by day and...
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Cyndal Todd Crowned N.E. Perfect Miss 2012

June 21, 2012
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Cyndal Todd Crowned N.E. Perfect Miss 2012

Cyndal Maria Todd works as a full-time paralegal and is an actress and a model, so she wears different hats in the stream of her daily life. The stunning, 26-year-old Revere High graduate also currently wears the crown of New England Perfect Miss 2012, having prevailed over twenty contestants in the pageant that was...
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Sports 05-16-2012

May 17, 2012
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Fitzy, Sahila, 4 x 100 relay set  boys records Revere High star trackster Michael Fitzpatrick blazed yet another path of glory at Saturday’s State Coaches Invitational Meet held at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville when he broke the Revere High School record in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:57.18. Fitzy’s clocking shattered...
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State of the Art Planet Fitness Fitness Facility Opens in Northgate

April 18, 2012
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Stanley DeMartinis Jr. was a record-setting home run hitter at Bentley University and had an extended tryout with the Cincinnati Reds where he trained alongside another pretty good athlete named Deion Sanders. DeMartinis, 39, still plays semi-professional baseball and coaches his two sons in Little League, but for the past twenty years he has...
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Councillor Giannino Makes the Airwaves

January 11, 2012
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Councillor Jessica Giannino is bringing favorable recognition to the city in her new gig as a monthly guest on the “Hill-Man Morning Show” on WAAF (107.3 FM). Giannino, who at the age of 20 became the youngest councillor-at-large ever elected, made her debut Monday morning on the 15-minute segment titled, “The Revere Beach Roundup,”...
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A Big Cheer for Revere: Pop Warner ‘C’ Squad Wins National Championship

December 28, 2011
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When Revere Pop Warner Junior Patriots ‘C’ cheerleading coach Melissa Elam assembled her squad for practices back in August, she had a good feeling about the season ahead. “The girls just clicked well together from the beginning,” said Elam. The optimistic outlook was right on the mark and then some. Elam and assistant coaches...
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Sports 11-30-2011

December 2, 2011
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Youth baseball: Revere Pals win league title  Jeff Medeiros knows baseball talent when he sees it – and he sure saw it on his Revere Pals 16-under baseball team this fall. The Revere traveling team, managed by Medeiros and coached by Dr. Craig Costanza, Mark Maloney and Gary Kalloch, showed the deep reservoir of talent...
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Giannino Makes History: College Sophomore is the Youngest Person Ever Elected to the City Council

November 16, 2011
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Giannino Makes History: College Sophomore is the Youngest Person Ever Elected to the City Council

Jessica Ann Giannino made Revere political history in the 2011 election when she became the youngest person ever elected to a councilor-at-large seat on the Revere City Council. Giannino, a 20-year-old sophomore at Salem State College, finished a strong fourth in a field of 11 candidates, receiving 3,590 votes in her first run for...
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Rizzo and Rotondo Debate the Issues

October 20, 2011
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Rizzo and Rotondo Debate the Issues

Revere residents received all they could have hoped for in a Revere Journal-sponsored mayoral debate between Councilors-at-Large Dan Rizzo and George Rotondo Tuesday night at the Whelan School. The two candidates offered contrasting styles and visions about how they would lead the city over the next four years as the successor to Mayor Thomas...
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Revere High Teams Set to Begin Fall Sports Season

August 31, 2011
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Revere High School athletic director of athletics Shaun Hart, who is beginning his second year at the helm, reports that between 300-350 athletes will compete for the fall varsity and junior varsity sports teams. The RHS coed golf team will have the honor of kicking off – or should we say teeing off –...
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Fall Guy: Deleo Says Debate Will Begin in September

July 20, 2011
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Fall Guy: Deleo Says Debate Will Begin in September

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo affirmed his commitment to advance legislation for an expanded gambling bill in September during an appearance at a legislative luncheon Monday at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks. Appearing at the event with State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, DeLeo told the gathering, “One of the major items that I...
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Mckinley School First Grader Honored by Suffolk County DA Daniel F. Conley

April 28, 2011
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Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley presented a special citation to McKinley School first grade student Borias Lake in recognition of a book that the eight-year-old-youth had authored on the topic of bullying. Lake wrote an eight-page book entitled, “Borias Brainstorms on Bullying” a year ago while he was a student in Ms. Jessica...
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Rampage win state title

July 22, 2010
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The Revere Rampage, a 10-under girls softball all-star team representing the St. Mary’s Babe Ruth Softball League, are writing their own summer success story. The Rampage are riding high after winning the Massachusetts state championship July 11 in Plymouth. Revere won all four of its games in the seven-team, double-elimination tournament: 10-7 over Kingston;...
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She has no equal – Emily Deveau is a highly-skilled — and totally committed —horseback rider

July 15, 2010
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She has no equal – Emily Deveau is a highly-skilled — and totally committed —horseback rider

Emily Deveau is the best athlete at Revere High School whom you’ve probably never seen in competition. That’s because the 16-year-old RHS senior isn’t performing her feats of athleticism at Hill Park or the Merullo Fieldhouse. Deveau has been winning a slew of ribbons far away from this city and she’s preparing to become...
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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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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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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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Revere captures Eastern League title with win over Rockport

March 23, 2010
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Revere captures Eastern League title with win over Rockport

When the Revere fifth-grade basketball team lost the first game of the Eastern Travel League’s double-elimination playoffs, head coach Pat Hayes and assistant coach Bob Urquhart weren’t worried a bit. Their Revere team had won 13 of 15 games during the regular season and the coaches were confident that the players would respond to...
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Revere Pop Warner grads lead St. Mary’s cheerleading team to a fifth place finish

March 23, 2010
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Revere Pop Warner grads lead St. Mary’s cheerleading team to a fifth place finish

Two graduates of the Revere Pop Warner cheerleading program helped lead the St. Mary’s High School (Lynn) basketball cheerleading squad to a fifth-place finish in the New England Championships in Providence. St. Mary’s juniors Courtney Carey and Jillian Powers are members of the varsity squad that won the Catholic Central League championship. St. Mary’s,...
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