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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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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