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Boys Tennis Shuts out Lynn English

May 18, 2011
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The Revere High boys tennis team racked up another victory with a 5-0 triumph over Lynn English last week. Coach Mike Flynn’s Patriots now stand at 4-4 on the season as they approach the final two weeks of their schedule in hopes of securing a berth in the post season state tourney which requires...

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Softball Team Looks to get Back on Track

May 18, 2011
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Charles Dickens wrote in A Tale of Two Cities,  “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” For the Revere High softball team, those words were never more true than in their games of last week. After thumping Swampscott 12-1 last Monday in a contest that RHS head coach Joe...

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Twin Defeats for Girls Tennis Team

May 18, 2011
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The Revere High girls tennis team dropped two matches last week, coming out on the short end of decisions to perennial Northeastern Conference power Swampscott and Lynn Classical. In the Classical  match, the absence of some of the regular Lady Patriots forced RHS head coach Carla Maniscalco to mix up her lineup. Nancy Nguyen...

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Frustration Continues for RHS Baseball Team

May 18, 2011
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The Revere High baseball team outhit and outpitched its opponents this past week, but fell short in the one place where it counts most in the box score, that of course being the final score. “We got some nice pitching performances, but we left men on base and made some key errors that kept...

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Obituaries 05-18-2011

May 18, 2011
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Josephine Moccia Active at St. Anthony’s Church Josephine (Gelardi) Moccia, a lifelong Revere resident, died on May 13 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 86 years old. Born in Revere, she attended Revere Schools and was a former office manager for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. A  30-year CCD Teacher, she was the Past...

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Rizzo Proposes Revitalization of Broadway

May 11, 2011
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Rizzo Proposes Revitalization of Broadway

-By Joshua Resnek editor@reverejournal.com Mayoral candidate Dan Rizzo says it is high time that Broadway is changed to meet the imperatives of a better future. He wants to transform the face of Broadway and will undertake vigorous efforts to beautify, as well as to preserve, the area’s character. At the same time, he said...

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Haas isn’t Running for Mayor’s Office

May 11, 2011
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Haas isn’t Running for Mayor’s Office

-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com It’s far from breaking news, but the opening of nomination paper season did clear up one small mystery in this year’s mayoral race: Bob Haas is not running. Currently an at-large councillor, Haas had told the Journal earlier this year that he wasn’t ruling out another run for mayor. Though...

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Is Randall Ready to Deal? Feds ‘All Over the City’

May 11, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com A filing in federal court suggests that Revere Police Officer Todd Randall may strike a plea deal with federal authorities, and a source close to the investigation indicated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is “hot” on Revere. A source that has been in discussions with the FBI concerning...

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The Mother of all Holiday Brawls

May 11, 2011
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-By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com One mother-to-be got some coffee and punch on Mother’s Day this year. And we don’t mean fruit punch, but rather the knuckle sandwich variety. A minor fender bender at the Dunkin’ Donuts on lower Broadway Sunday afternoon, Mother’s Day, resulted in an all-out brawl between two women. And when the...

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Police Briefs 05-11-2011

May 11, 2011
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MONDAY, MAY 2 Gaetano Cardarella, 18, of 85 Whitin Ave., was arrested on charges of failing to stop for a police officer, operating a motor vehicle without being licensed, resisting arrest, and being rude & disorderly in violation of the city ordinance. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infractions of failing...

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Positive Presence: Renzo’s has Earned a Thumb’s Up

May 11, 2011
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The city’s licensing board is apparently going to weigh and measure Renzo’s request to serve alcoholic beverages to people of age seated at tables and chairs that are located in a confined space on the sidewalk outside of the restaurant. Some Revere residents living on the beach and even an organization dedicated to eradicating...

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Fourth Gear: Boys Track Team Cruises Past Winthrop

May 11, 2011
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The Revere High boys track team cruised to its fourth win of the season with a runaway victory over Winthrop, 94-33, last Thursday. Karim Sahila, Vito Licata, and Devin Colon were double winners for the Patriots. Karim captured the 400 intermediate hurdles in a time of 62.7 and the triple jump with a landing...

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Patriots Fare Well in Fresh-soph Meet

May 11, 2011
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Revere High head track coach Jack Mosko brought a large contingent of his underclassmen to the Northeastern Conference Freshman/Sophomore Meet Saturday at Lynn and the young Patriots did well, accumulating 53 points, good for first place in the NEC’s South Division and 5th place overall out of the league’s 12 teams. Karim Sahila and...

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Softball Team Rolls Past Swampscott

May 11, 2011
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Briana Lauletta spun a sterling four hitter and her teammates erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning to come away with a 12-1 win over Swampscott Monday afternoon. The triumph raises Coach Joe Ciccarello’s Lady Patriots’ record to 6-5 on the season. “Briana was superlative,” said Ciccarello of his ace hurler. “Swampscott is...

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Ortiz Tosses a Complete-Game vs. Marblehead

May 11, 2011
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Jimmy Ortiz turned in the first complete game of the season for the Revere High baseball team, but a lack of offense by the Patriots resulted in a 5-2 loss at Marblehead last Thursday. Ortiz allowed just six hits in his six innings of work, throwing j95 pitches and fanning two enemy batters while...

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Tennis Team Shows Improvement

May 11, 2011
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Although the Revere High girls tennis team came out on the short end of a 5-0 decision to Lynn English in its only match last week, the Lady Patriots turned in some good performances against their English counterparts Freshman Sara Grujic, playing at first singles, battled back after dropping the first set, 6-1, to...

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Boys Tennis Team Drops Two Matches

May 11, 2011
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Although the Revere High boys tennis team dropped both of its matches this past week to Swampscott and Gloucester,  RHS head coach Mike Flynn saw some positive signs in his team’s effort. “Swampscott and Gloucester are two of the top teams in the league,” said Flynn. “We gave it our best and had some...

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Obituaries 05-11-2011

May 11, 2011
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Christine Franzese Attorney Atty. Christine M. Franzese, a lifetime resident of Winthrop, died at the Marist Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Waltham on Sunday, May 8, after a long illness. She was 54 years old. Born in Boston, the beloved daughter of  Rita (Langone) and the late William P. Franzese, she was a 1974...

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Eating Out: Margarita’s Unveils New Menu Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2011
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Eating Out: Margarita’s Unveils New Menu Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo

Manager Eric Vets said that the top sellers since the special menu debuted in April have been the Blood Orange Margarita drink and the spicy Chicken Tinga Tacos. “People here love the spice,and they’ve really responded to the Chicken Tinga Tacos,” said Vets. “The blood orange margarita has caught on like wildfire too. We’ve...

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Citywide Cleanup

May 4, 2011
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Citywide Cleanup

The city’s most popular senior, Morris Morris, is shown with a friend cleaning up a parking lot on Lucia Avenue during last week’s Citywide Neighborhood Cleanup. It was the first year that the City has moved cleanup efforts from Revere Beach to Revere neighborhoods. At the behest of the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC), city...

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