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Police Blotter 12-29-2010

December 29, 2010
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Monday, Dec. 20 Debra Dion, 50, of Winthrop, was charged with larceny of property over $250. Tuesday, Dec. 21 Amar Chaabouni, 55, of 119 Winthrop Pkwy, was charged with assault and battery, resisting arrest, threatening to commit a crime, intimidation of a witness and three counts of assault and battery on a police officer....

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Obituaries 12-29-2010

December 29, 2010
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Carmine Zaccaria Former Member of Orioles and VFW Carmine M. Zaccaria of Revere died on December 25. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a former employee of Revere Beach Concessions and Cerratanni’s Grocery Store and a former member of the VFW Mottolo Post and Orioles Nest 123. The beloved husband...

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La Vigilia: Christmas Eve Means Fish for Italian Families

December 23, 2010
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La Vigilia: Christmas Eve Means Fish for Italian Families

seth@reverejournal.com On Christmas Eve, while little tykes will lay nestled in their beds dreaming of sugar plum fairies and such, many Italian American families will be feasting on fishes. For generations of Italians in Revere, Christmas Eve has meant the Feast of the Seven Fishes – or in more traditional speak – La Vigilia...

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In Revere, Ward and Precinct Lines Will Have to Be Redrawn

December 23, 2010
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While federal Congressional lines have to be redrawn starting in June, Revere Election officials will also have to re-draw their ward and precinct lines. Census 2010 will release City and town population and demographic information in late February or March. That release will trigger local efforts to re-draw the lines that determine City Council...

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The Commonwealth Loses Some Clout

December 23, 2010
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Federal Census 2010 officials announced the first population counts Tuesday morning and within that information was the staggering fact that Massachusetts will lose one of its 10 members of Congress by 2012. The news means that in June the State Legislature will have to begin the daunting task of eliminating...

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RHS Boys Hoop Team Faces Iron of the NEC

December 23, 2010
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The Revere High boys basketball took on two of the perennial powers of the Northeastern Conference in their season opening week and played well, but came out on the short end of both decisions. Last Tuesday night’s opener against Salem was a proverbial barn burner that saw the visiting Witches score a bucket in...

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RHS Hockey Team Defeats Lynn,4-1

December 23, 2010
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The Revere High hockey team earned its first victory of the season Saturday evening with a solid 4-1 triumph at Lynn over the combined Lynn English/Lynn Classical squad. Sophomore Shayne Ciambria put the Patriots on the scoreboard with his first career varsity goal 10:42 into the contest, with an assist going to Pat Bartol....

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Boys Track Team Tops Lynn Classical

December 23, 2010
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The Revere High boys indoor track team got its season off on the right foot with a 54-32 win over Lynn Classical last Wednesday. The Patriots were led by six first place finishers out of the nine individual events: Paul Rizzo in the 55 meter high hurdles in 9.3; Breni Guzman in the 300...

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RHS Girls Track Wins with Victory in Relay

December 23, 2010
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The Revere High girls indoor track team held off Lynn Classical in the final event, the 4 x 400 relay, to take a 48-38 victory in their season opener last week. The Lady Patriots held a 43-38 advantage coming into the relay, a five point, winner take all event, which meant that a victory...

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Girls Basketball Team Opens with Two Victories

December 23, 2010
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The Revere High girls basketball team enjoyed a banner opening week for their 2010-2011 campaign, swatting away a pair of Northeastern Conference Large School rivals, Salem and Lynn English. Coach Diana DeCristoforo’s Lady Patriots tossed a shutout in their first quarter of the season Tuesday at Salem, holding the home team Lady Witches to...

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Christmas 2010

December 23, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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Police Blotter 12-23-2010

December 23, 2010
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TUESDAY, DEC. 7 Frederick E. Bianchino, 21, of 1045 Broadway, was arrested on charges of two counts of armed robbery, illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance, and attempting to commit a crime. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8 John M. Church, 21, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on charges...

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Obituaries 12-23-2010

December 23, 2010
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Jennie Anzuoni Lifelong Revere resident Jennie B. (Coscia) Anzuoni, a lifelong Revere resident and graduate of Emmanuel College, died on December 15. She was the beloved wife of the late James G. Anzuoni; devoted mother of Paula Peters of Maryland, Sheila Anzuoni of Revere, Marianne Anzuoni of Cambridge, Geraldine Harrison and her husband, Michael,...

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Green lights

December 16, 2010
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Green lights

By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com Christmas has gone high-tech, and in no small way have Christmas lights followed that trend. As residents string up their annual Christmas light displays all over the city, no longer are style and color the only factor in the layout. Now, people are looking to save money in the process....

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Hockey suspension serves as a warning to student-athletes

December 16, 2010
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By Seth Daniel seth@reverejournal.com One Revere High School (RHS) Hockey player has been suspended and stripped of his team captain status this week, and RHS administrators said they are using it as a warning to all students and student-athletes. Word came last week that there had been quite a party at the student’s home...

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Winter sports in high gear

December 16, 2010
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The Revere High athletic programs swing into high gear this week with a full slate of contests. Coach Diana DeCristoforo and her Lady Patriot basketball team opened their 2010-11 campaign last night (Tuesday) at Salem. The host Lynn English Friday at 7:00 and travel to Beverly next Tuesday. Coach Rick Hayes’s boys played the...

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Hockey team set to open the season tonight vs. Somerville

December 16, 2010
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The 2010-11 edition of the Revere High hockey team will open its season tonight at Cronin Rink, hosting former GBL rival Somerville. Face off time is 6:30. Veteran Patriot coach Jim Palumbo’s squad will be led by senior forward and captain Joe Corbett. Corbett is set to skate on the first line at left...

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Police Blotter 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Man critically injured in an accident on Squire Road A Stoneham man is in critical condition at Mass General after being struck by a motor vehicle on Squire Road following a curious turn of events. A State Trooper reported that around 3:22 a.m. on Saturday he observed a man running from the Wendy’s parking...

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Obituaries 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Angela Fiumara Hair stylist Angela (Puopolo) Fiumara of Saugus, formerly of Revere, died peacefully at Kaplan Hospice of Danvers after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Palmy and Rocky Puopolo of Revere and recently suffered the sudden loss of her brother, Bob Puopolo, of Revere.   Her loving family and friends...

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Positive Action

December 16, 2010
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City Council would show good sense in questioning the site of the McKinley School The city council Monday showed some courage trying to reach a compromise on the citing for the new McKinley School to be built. They agreed to go ahead with the new school and to modify the plans for it and...

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