Author Archive

Obituaries 12-31-2014

December 30, 2014
By

Robert Long Of Revere Services were held privately for Robert J. Long of Revere who died after a long illness on Tuesday December 23 at the V. A. Boston Healthcare System – West Roxbury Campus. He was 67 years old. Robert was born and raised in Boston’s West Roxbury section. He attended Boston Public...
Read more »

Posted in Obituaries | No Comments »

Tornado Fund Distribution

December 24, 2014
By
Tornado Fund Distribution

Mayor Dan Rizzo (left) presents a check for $2,000 from the Revere Tornado Relief Fund to Richard Cinelli (center) to assist in repairs to his home from the damages caused by the July 28 tornado. Also pictured is Ward 5 Councillor John Powers. More than $250,000 was given to Revere families that were impacted...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
By

ROBBERY AT PAUL REVERE A 16-year-old victim was robbed at knifepoint when trying to exchange a PlayStation for money via an Internet meeting. The victim had made contact with the suspect via one of the new sneaker exchange chat groups that have sprung up. Such groups are intended for young people to exchange or...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
By

Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Sports 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
By

RHS sports Roundup  RHS hockey team take Bourne tourney They came. They played. They conquered. (With apologies to Julius Caesar). The Revere High hockey team made their trip to the Cape over the weekend a worthy and worthwhile endeavor with a pair of victories to capture the Canalmen Hockey Classic hosted by Bourne High...
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

Obituaries 12-24-2014

December 24, 2014
By

Loretta Ristino 30-Year Employee of Commonwealth of Mass Group Insurance Division; Her Family Was the Center of Her Life Loretta M. (Kehoe) Ristino, a lifelong resident of Revere, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 21 at the Melrose– Wakefield Hospital after a brief illness. She was 71 years old. Born...
Read more »

Posted in Obituaries | No Comments »

Happy Holidays

December 23, 2014
By
Happy Holidays

East Boston Savings Bank recently held a toys for tots drive at their Squire Road location. Santa picked up the donated toys for Teamsters local 25 and the Marine Corps. Shown with Santa are East Boston Savings Bank employees from left: Louisa Troville, Sue LaCroix and Pebbles Bethel.
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Powers Likely to Head Council

December 23, 2014
By

For the second year in a row, Councillor Jessica Giannino’s effort to lead the Ciy Council as President  appears to have fallen short.  Ward 5 Councilor John Powers has seemingly gathered the necessary six votes to assume the position when the official vote will be cast at the first meeting on January 5. The...
Read more »

Posted in News | 1 Comment »

Rizzo to Deliver State of the City

December 23, 2014
By

Mayor Dan Rizzo will deliver the 2015 State of the City address on Monday Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m., immediately following the City Council organizational meeting in the City Council Chambers at Revere City Hall. In the annual address to the public, Mayor Rizzo will review last year’s accomplishments and share his vision for...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Meter Holiday for the Holidays

December 23, 2014
By

Mayor Dan Rizzo and Parking Clerk John Henry are happy to announce the suspension of parking meter fees in light of the holiday season and in support of Councillor Arthur Guinasso’s recent Council motion. All parking meters in the City became free Monday, Dec. 15, and  will last through Saturday, Dec. 27. “I encourage...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Happy Hanukkah

December 23, 2014
By

We want to wish our Jewish residents a Happy Hanukkah for the Festival of Lights that began at sundown Tuesday and continues for eight days. There will be the traditional lighting of the Menorah each night and other customs such as children playing the dreidel game and singing Hanukkah songs. We extend our best...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Revere Tornado Relief Fund

December 23, 2014
By

When the tornado struck Revere July 28, it left a devastating impact on many residents and business owners. Mayor Dan Rizzo reacted immediately to the unprecedented emergency situation, bringing together the leaders of the police and fire departments, department heads, and city officials to calm the fears of residents and deal directly and decisively...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Parking Meters Moratorium

December 23, 2014
By

We commend Ward 3 Councillor Arthur Guinasso and Mayor Dan Rizzo for their work in creating a moratorium on parking meter fees for the holiday season. As a result of their efforts, residents and shoppers can park their vehicles free of charge at all parking meters throughout the city. The holiday season is most...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

The Benefits of Universal Pre-K

December 23, 2014
By

Growing up in America for me, education was my only escape. Through the rough realities of my parents not gaining an education, I understood their struggle. Going through pre-K, to kindergarten then elementary to middle, I made my way to high school then finally to college. Education has been the basis of my success...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Consumers Should be Prepared at Holiday Season

December 23, 2014
By

These year-end weeks are a busy time that are focused on friends and family, and not when you want to be checking to confirm that your insurance coverage is adequate. But taking a few minutes between the cooking and the shopping and the wrapping to review  your insurance policies and how they would cover...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Letters to the Editor

December 23, 2014
By

Parents should consider Single-Gender Education for their sons Dear Editor: Earlier this fall we invited prospective students to visit Malden Catholic for our Open House. More than 175 boys and their families came to 99 Crystal St. on a very snowy Sunday. As they gathered in the dining hall, I had the opportunity to...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Sports 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
By

RHS sports Roundup New-look RHS hockey team opens season The Revere High hockey team dropped its season-opener in a tough 3-2 decision to Salem Saturday afternoon at the Salem State University rink. The Patriots held a 2-1 lead entering the third frame, but yielded a pair of unanswered markers in the final 15-minute stanza....
Read more »

Posted in Sports | No Comments »

Obituaries 12-17-2014

December 23, 2014
By

Margherita Edmonds Legal Secretary and Licensed Real Estate Agent Margherita (Cristallo) Edmonds of Derry, NH, formerly of East Boston, died on December 12 after a long illness. Margherita was born in Italy and arrived in the United Street at the age of age three. She was raised in East Boston where she lived until...
Read more »

Posted in Obituaries | No Comments »

Tornado Fund Distribution to Start

December 23, 2014
By

The Revere Tornado Relief Fund (RTRF) Executive Director and Administrator, Attorney Gerry Leone, along with the Revere Tornado Relief Fund Board of Directors and Applications Committee, announced a timetable for the release of monies to be distributed to residents and business owners impacted by the tornado back in July. Mayor Dan Rizzo has announced...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Briefs 12-10-2014

December 23, 2014
By

House Breaks: (5) Cambridge St.; Bradstreet Ave.; Boulevard; Mountain Avenue; and Fernwood Avenue. Commercial Breaks: (0) Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (12) Ridge Road; *Lincoln Street; Sweeny Avenue (plate); Proctor Avenue; Reservoir Avenue; Tuckerman Street; Boulevard – Jack Satter; Dix Street; Elmwood Place; Elmwood Place; Parkway – Lee’s; and Washington Avenue. Motor Vehicle Accidents: (27) Brown...
Read more »

Posted in Police Briefs | No Comments »

Search the Journal


Recent Activity

Full Print Edition

Get Adobe Flash player