Top 10 Storm; Christmas Blizzard of 2010 One for the Record Books

December 29, 2010
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Top 10 Storm; Christmas Blizzard of 2010 One for the Record Books

The Christmas Blizzard of 2010 left Revere and the region with a bang, logging in as the 10th largest storm since the 1890s. Totals at Logan Airport ended up being 18.2 inches, though measurements were a little bit smaller in Revere and Winthrop – which had tallies of about 16 inches. The totals at...

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Revere Fire Department Takes Negotiations to the Next Level

December 29, 2010
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Congressman Ed Markey has no plans to make an exit from his long-held Congressional seat, staffers said this week. Just as the U.S. Census Bureau was announcing the state’s loss of one Congressman by 2012, a key staffer from Markey’s office also resigned after eight years. The staffer, Kate Bazinsky, announced she was moving...

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Markey Will Stay

December 29, 2010
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Key staffer’s exit mere coincidence to Census announcement Congressman Ed Markey has no plans to make an exit from his long-held Congressional seat, staffers said this week. Just as the U.S. Census Bureau was announcing the state’s loss of one Congressman by 2012, a key staffer from Markey’s office also resigned after eight years....

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Boys Hoop Team Tops Lynn Classical

December 29, 2010
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It had been six years in coming, but the Revere High boys basketball team put it all together to defeat Lynn Classical 73-66 last Thursday evening at the Merullo Fieldhouse. The triumph marked the first time that a Patriot boys basketball team had defeated Classical since Revere joined the Northeastern Conference six years ago....

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Hoop Girls Improve to 4-0 with Two Routs

December 29, 2010
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The Revere High girls basketball continued its march through its Northeastern Conference North Division opponents with a pair of runaway victories last week over Beverly and Lynn Classical. The contest with Beverly last Tuesday was a rout from the outset. Revere came out with its pressure defense and transition offense to get up early...

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RHS Girls Hoop Alumnae Game Thurs.

December 29, 2010
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A large number of Revere High girls basketball alumnae will lace up the sneakers to play each other tomorrow evening (Thursday) at Merullo Fieldhouse. Tip off is set for 7:00. “We’re expecting 25 to 30 former Revere High girls basketball players,” said RHS head coach Diana DeCristoforo, who indicated she will be among the...

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RHS Hockey Team Tops Swampscott, 5-3

December 29, 2010
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The Revere High hockey team improved to 2-1 on the season with an impressive 5-3 victory over Northeastern Conference rival Swampscott last Wednesday evening at Cronin Rink. After spotting Swampscott a 1-0 lead through the first period on a goal that came at just 3:40 into the contest, the Patriots came out of the...

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RHS Track Team Defeats Danvers, 54-30

December 29, 2010
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The Revere High boys track team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 53-31 triumph over Danvers last week. Coach Jack Mosko’s Patriots captured six of the nine individual events and also took the relay to cruise to the victory. Winning their individual events were Vin DiChiara in the high jump with a...

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Sigouin, Gurska Win for Girls Track Team

December 29, 2010
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Camden Sigouin and Lindsay Gurska captured first places for the Revere High girls track team in their meet last week with Danvers. Camden won the 300 yard dash in 48.6, leading a Revere sweep in that event. Lindsay sped to victory in the 50 yard high hurdles in a time of 8.7. Four Lady...

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Out with the Old, in with the New

December 29, 2010
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Another year of our lives is coming to a close. The year is ending not with a bang, but rather, with a whimper, as TS Eliot might have written of it. It was the best of years. It was the worst of years as Charles Dickens might have put it. Mark Twain wrote that...

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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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