Boys tennis team defeats Lynn English

June 5, 2010
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The Revere High boys tennis team concluded its final week of the season on an upbeat note with a 4-1 win over Lynn English last Tuesday. Senior captain Francesco Tartaglia led the way with a complete shutout of his English opponent, 6-0, 6-0. Junior Malak Mossadek triumphed at second singles, 6-1, 6-0. Although senior...

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RHS athletes compete at Division 1 State Meet

June 5, 2010
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A number of members of the Revere High girls track team competed in Saturday’s Division 1 State Track Meet that was held at Dilboy Field in Somerville. Sophomore Racquel MacDonald finished as the highest ranking Lady Patriot at the meet, for which competitors must qualify in order to participate, with a 17th place finish...

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Girls softball team concludes 2010 season

June 5, 2010
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A tough season ended on a tough note for the RHS softball team, as the Lady Patriots took on two strong teams, Peabody and former GBL rival Everett, both of which are tourney bound, last week. As has been the case for most of the 2010 campaign, Revere played well enough to win both...

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In The Gulf – Markey’s criticism has been right on the money concerning BP disaster

June 5, 2010
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Our Congressman Edward Markey has been seen giving interviews or making public statements on television recently on numerous occasions taking British Petroleum to task. He has done more than that. In bold, unambiguous terms Congressman Markey has called BP irresponsible, unresponsive and worse – he has called BP’s leaders a bunch of liars who...

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At Wonderland – Parking garage tab won’t be paid by the city

June 5, 2010
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There was some talk on Beacon Hill two weeks ago about charging the city of Revere something like $37 million for the new parking garage to be built at Wonderland Station. That station, announced with fanfare by Governor Patrick and Congressman Markey, will be built largely with state and federal funds and marks a...

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Arrest Report 06-02-2010

June 5, 2010
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Monday, May 24 Eric Cantalupo, 22, 5 Elmwood St., was arrested on four warrants. Anthony Grieci, 55, of Eastie, was arrested on one warrant and charged with shoplifting. Tuesday, May 25 Fernando Cutanda, 31, of Boston, was arrested on three warrants and charged with assault and battery, assault by a dangerous weapon, threatening to...

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Obituaries 06-02-2010

June 5, 2010
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Warren Stacy Colonial Ham retiree, member of American Legion and Teamsters Warren C. Stacy of Winthrop died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on June 1 after a long illness. He was 84 years old. Born in Wells, Maine, the son of the late Mary (Kelly) and Ernest Stacy, he resided in Winthrop for 42...

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Unbroken bonds – Time nor distance can’t shake Famiglietti’s love for his brother, John

May 26, 2010
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Unbroken bonds – Time nor distance can’t shake Famiglietti’s love for his brother, John

His brother may be buried thousands of miles away, but it hasn’t kept Revere’s Frank Famiglietti from making the journey to Italy to visit his brother’s grave on Memorial Day. “I’m 82 years old now and I still think of my older brother all the time,” said Famiglietti, of Essex Street. “He was a...

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Education Secretary shines spotlight on innovations at the Paul Revere School

May 26, 2010
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Education Secretary shines spotlight on innovations at the Paul Revere School

By Mary Pevear For the Journal United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville visited the Paul Revere School last week to celebrate the school’s Innovation program and to discuss Massachusetts’ education reform. The Paul Revere School (which is located at the Beachmont School until the new building...

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Derek Lodie, a central figure in the Talbot trial, faces attempted murder charges

May 26, 2010
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Two central figures from the murder trial of Officer Dan Talbot have re-surfaced with more skullduggery and one of them will be on trial for attempted murder this July. Derek Lodie, 20, will face attempted murder charges, assault charges and a variety of weapons charges this summer for a stabbing incident in 2007 that...

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Girls tennis team defeats Lynn Classical

May 26, 2010
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The Revere High girls tennis team turned the tables on Lynn Classical to earn a 3-2 win, thereby reversing an earlier season defeat to the Lady Rams by the same score. Victoria Mauro at second singles proved to be the key performer for Coach Carla Maniscalco’s squad, as she won her match this time...

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RHS softball team endures tough losses

May 26, 2010
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The Revere High softball team endured a pair of tough losses this past week that saw the Lady Patriots lose in their opponents’ final at bat. “Overall we’re playing well,” said RHS head coach Joe Ciccarello. “But we just can’t seem to finish off our opponents when we have a lead.” A chief case...

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Young boys tennis team improving with each match

May 26, 2010
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Although there have been few victories this season for the Revere High boys tennis team, RHS head coach Mike Flynn could not be more pleased with his team’s progress during the course of the season. “When I think of where we were when we began in early April and how far we’ve come, it’s...

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Three Patriots earn ribbons at NEC Meet

May 26, 2010
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Three members of the Revere High boys track team earned ribbons for finishing in the top six places in their respective events at last week’s Northeastern Conference Meet. Brahim Rahzi took fourth spot in the mile with a time of 4:43.7; Vito Licata grabbed sixth in the shotput with a toss of 111-7; and...

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Injuries add to Patriots’ woes

May 26, 2010
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“The walking wounded” might be an apt description for the Revere High baseball team these days after another pair of injuries to key players ths past week. Russ Goodwin, who has stepped into the role of prime starting pitcher because of injuries to other Patriot hurlers, suffered a groin injury when he slid into...

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Memorial Day – The true meaning of the holiday

May 26, 2010
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The weekend that signals the official beginning of the summer of 2010 is upon us. We have no idea what this summer will hold for all of us, for our nation, or for the community of man. After all, it is impossible to know what lies ahead. The holiday memorializing America’s battlefield dead as...

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Arrest Report 05-26-2010

May 26, 2010
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TUESDAY, MAY 18 Andres Crespo, 40, of Lynn, was arrested on charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Steven M. Hescock, 33, of 71 Neponset St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Steven Kyle Vera, 19, of 177 Constitution Way., was arrested on an outstanding warrant. WEDNESDAY, MAY 19 John V. Thomas, 42,...

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Obituaries 05-26-2010

May 26, 2010
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Camillo Petrangelo Malden resident Camillo Petrangelo of Malden, formerly of Ortona, Italy, died on May 23. The beloved husband of the late Concetta "Tina" (Saraceni), he was the loving father of Pasquale Petrangelo and his wife, Rosemary, of Revere and Marilena Savino and her husband, Jerry, of Malden. He is survived by six loving...

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Just the beginning – Live racing returns; expanded gaming is around the corner

May 19, 2010
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Just the beginning – Live racing returns; expanded gaming is around the corner

The opening of Suffolk Downs for another racing season Saturday may have marked the last time racing only is the main venue at the venerable track. With the state’s expanded gaming legislation moving ahead quickly in the House, where a bill was already approved and reported out favorably and in the Senate, where that...

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Stacks of people are visiting the library

May 19, 2010
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Stacks of people are visiting the library

Frugality has become fashionable once again and nowhere is there so much available for so little than at the Revere Public Library (RPL). In fact, the whole place is available for free, and in the last few years’ tough economy, more and more people are discovering or re-discovering the RPL. Whether it’s museum passes,...

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Mass appeal: Latest CD released to critical acclaim

May 19, 2010
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Like fine wine, Revere’s rock band Mass seems to be refining itself with age – as the veteran rockers have recently released what critics are calling one of their best albums to date. The band – made up of Revere residents and natives Joe Vadala (drums), Gene D’Itria (guitars), Michael Palumbo (bass) and Louis...

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MacDonald, Nutile set new RHS girls records

May 19, 2010
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Sophomore Raquel MacDonald and senior Liz Nutile set new school records for the RHS girls track team in their meet last week with Beverly. MacDonald set a new mark of 16.7 seconds in the 100 high hurdles, while Nutile set her new standard in the 400 intermediate hurdles with a time of 77.5 seconds....

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Just Say ‘No’ – Entertainment license wouldn’t help the ongoing evolution of Revere Beach

May 19, 2010
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We support the efforts of Revere Beach residents and Councillor John Powers urging the Licensing Board not to grant the license sought by a Revere Beach restaurant seeking to turn itself into something else by offering live music and Karaoke. It is our hope the Licensing Board, which is set to meet Thursday at...

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At Suffolk Downs – Expanded gaming equals jobs

May 19, 2010
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Many, many Revere residents enjoyed a day at the races at Suffolk Downs Saturday when the 75th racing season got underway with fanfare and a flourish. Hundreds of Revere residents are employed by the track and have been employed there over the years – and so the opening of the track is a good...

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