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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Now What?

December 16, 2010
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Wondering what the future holds for Suffolk Downs and Wonderland Public discourse about casino gambling on Beacon Hill has been unusually quiet as the old year runs out and the New Year is facing us. How Suffolk Downs and Wonderland will fare in 2011 is something hanging in the balance. Presently, Suffolk Downs and...

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NEWS-makers – Husband-and-wife artists are recognized for their watercolor painting

December 8, 2010
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NEWS-makers – Husband-and-wife artists are recognized for their watercolor painting

The world is full of color for Festa Road residents Louis and Marjorie Rizzo. The two life-long artists share a love for watercolor painting and have recently found great success in the field, being accepted to the prestigious New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) and being included in several of the organization’s shows. Walking into...

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Jack’s back – Correggio sworn in; will finish Colella’s term

December 8, 2010
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Jack’s back – Correggio sworn in; will finish Colella’s term

Meet the former City Councillor who is now the newest City Councillor. John Correggio was sworn in Monday night as the newest at-large City Councillor, taking the seat of the late George V. Colella – who passed away last month. Correggio was formerly on the Council until he was unseated in November 2009’s City...

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Powers in lead for president’s post

December 8, 2010
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It appears that Ward 5 Councillor John Powers will be the new Council President come January. Powers indicated that at the moment he has eight committed votes, plenty to score the leadership position. He was also elected Council President a few years back. “I believe I have the votes,” he said on Tuesday. “I...

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RHS cracks down on dress; uniforms up for debate

December 8, 2010
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On any given day at Revere High School (RHS), one might see students coming through the front door wearing pajamas, flip-flops and sweat suits. Girls wear spandex pants that are too tight. Boys wear baggy pants that are too loose. It’s a pretty relaxed atmosphere, seemingly. Too relaxed, though, say administrators. RHS Principal Lourenço...

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Girls basketball team opens season Tuesday at Salem

December 8, 2010
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Coach Diana DeCristoforo and her dynamic Revere High girls basketball team will open their 2010-2011 season Tuesday at Salem, a rival in the Large Division of the Northeastern Conference. Although expectations will be high for the Lady Patriots, who are coming off a superlative 16-4 season and have their top six players returning, DeCristoforo...

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RHS boys basketball team hosts Salem in season opener

December 8, 2010
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Coach Rick Hayes and his Revere High boys basketball team will open their 2010-2011 season Tuesday evening, hosting perennial Northeastern Conference powerhouse Salem at the RHS fieldhouse. The Patriots will be led by their senior captain, Trae Weathers, who has been a double figure scorer the past two seasons. Trae hit for 15 points...

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Mammoth Drug Bust – Hats off to law enforcement

December 8, 2010
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Last week’s drug bust in Revere, which led to the capture of 89 kilos of cocaine and the two men who transported the drugs from San Antonio, reveals several things about the drug situation in general. First, the size of the seizure given general standards for such events was enormous. Police estimated the cocaine...

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John Correggio – Former councillor is back on the job

December 8, 2010
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The swearing in Monday night of John Correggio as a councillor at large at city hall was like writing the finish to two chapters of different books. For Correggio the swearing in marked the return of Correggio to city government, and marked as well the beginning of a new chapter in his life. It...

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December 7, 1941 – A day that would live in infamy

December 8, 2010
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President Franklin Roosevelt called the surprise Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor a day that will live in infamy. On this, the 69th anniversary of the attack, it remains just that – a day we should never forget. It is ironic that so deadly an attack on us caused a sleeping giant to awaken and...

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Arrest Report 12-08-2010

December 8, 2010
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Monday, Nov. 29 Joanna Herrera, 26, of 1123 Parkway, was arrested on a warrant. Rafael Jesus Montero, 22, of Everett, was charged with trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy and falsifying a motor vehicle document. Gilberto Cruz Padilla, 24, of San Ysidro, CA, was charged with trafficking in cocaine and conspiracy. Juvenile, a 16-year-old juvenile was...

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Obituaries 12-08-2010

December 8, 2010
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Stephen Fusco Auto Mechanic Stephen A. Fusco died unexpectedly at his Revere home on December 5. He was 55 years old. Born and raised in Revere, he was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1973. Most of his working career was as a mechanic for several area auto dealerships. He was the...

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RPD assists in unprecedented cocaine bust – Shipment most likely originated in Mexico

December 1, 2010
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RPD assists in unprecedented cocaine bust – Shipment most likely originated in Mexico

It looked like just a typical semi-trailer on Railroad Avenue, but after law enforcement authorities were finished Monday evening, they had found in that tractor trailer the largest amount of cocaine seized in the history of the Commonwealth – some 89 kilograms or nearly 200 pounds. “This was a monumental seizure of cocaine,” said...

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Track owes federal government as well as city

December 1, 2010
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Wonderland Greyhound Park’s tax problem encompasses more than just the City of Revere. In a recent posting in the Boston Business Journal, Wonderland Greyhound Park was given legal notice that it owes the federal government, specifically the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), nearly $123,000. That puts the City in second position to collect Wonderland’s outstanding...

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The ‘W’ generation – For the first time in 22 years, the Patriots defeat Winthrop on Thanksgiving morning

December 1, 2010
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The Revere Patriots began this season 3-0 for the first time since head coach Lou Cicatelli played on the team in the early 1980s. But on Thanksgiving Day they accomplished an even more important feat, beating their arch-rival, the Winthrop Vikings, on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in 22 years. “It was a...

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Arrest Report 12-01-2010

December 1, 2010
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Monday, November 22 Keith Braveman, 22, of 4 Green St., was charged with assault and battery. Cody Milligan, 18, of 141 Bradstreet Ave, was arrested on one warrant. Debra Valentine, 53, of 48 Jones Rd, was charged with shoplifting. Juvenile, a 16-year-old was charged with being a minor transporting liquor. Tuesday, November 23 Chun...

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Obituaries 12-01-2010

December 1, 2010
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Marie Giuffre Longtime City Hall employee Marie (Gigante) Giuffre of Revere, formerly of the West End, died on November 27. She was employed in the collectors department at Revere City Hall for more than 25 years. The beloved wife of Raymond Giuffre with whom she shared 62 years of marriage, she was the loving...

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Revere beats archrival Winthrop, 28-22, in OT thriller on Thanksgiving Day at Della Russo Stadium, Nov. 25, 2010

December 1, 2010
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Revere beats archrival Winthrop, 28-22, in OT thriller on Thanksgiving Day at Della Russo Stadium, Nov. 25, 2010

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