Monthly Archives: November 2010

Obituaries 11-22-2010

Frances Valvo Boston resident Frances M. (Cascio) Valvo of Boston died on October 16. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Valvo; loving mother of Michael Valvo of Haverhill; sister of Salvatore Cascio of Medford. A memorial mass was held in St. Stephens Church, Boston. Arrangements were by the Wm F. Spencer...

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Just a couple more minutes…

Just a couple more minutes…

Pagliuca’s Restaurant owner/chef Joe Pagliuca prepares some delicious Italian food at his Parmenter Street eatery. The restaurant has been recently expanded and attracts many customers including regulars like the Haymarket Pushcart Association Lunch Bunch.

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NEWNC supports Brico’s expansion

November 15, 2010
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NEWNC supports Brico’s expansion

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) pitched two 10-0 shut-outs at their recent monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center. Council members voted 10-0 to support a request by Frank DePasquale owner of the property at 241 Hanover Street to expand his restaurant, Brico’s into the newly purchased property formerly Nobile Insurance Agency. The...

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LaMattina/Arroyo hold Veterans Services Hearings

November 15, 2010
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LaMattina/Arroyo hold Veterans Services Hearings

On the Monday before Veterans Day, Boston City Councilors Sal LaMattina and Felix G. Arroyo held a hearing at City Hall to ensure Boston veterans are provided with a safe and healthy environment when returning home from Iraq or Afghanistan. The hearing, attended by many veteran organizations, also concentrated on making sure veterans all...

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DA Conley discusses bullying issues with local students

November 15, 2010
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD), North End Community Health Center and District Attorney Dan Conley recently teamed up to advise 200 students from St. John and the Eliot Schools about bullying at St. John’s Hall. Assistant DA Gerry Stewart and other staff from Conley’s office introduced students in attendance to a presentation designed to...

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Nazzaro Center Small Fry League underway

November 15, 2010
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Small Fry Basketball is underway at the Nazzaro Community Center with four teams competing. This very popular basketball league officially got into action on October 30 and will run through March 12 when the championship game will take place. Starting times for the regular season games are 12noon and 2pm, beginning with a half...

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Menino shows strength, common sense on crucial issues

Last week, Boston’s mayor showed why he remains relevant after all these years to the vast majority of residents living and working in this city. First, he issued a major statement indicating that he will be going to the State House to argue for health insurance reform for public employees that could save the...

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Obituaries 11-15-2010

Helen Pozniak GE retiree Helen L. (Yuknevich) Pozniak, a retired secretary, died early Thursday morning at the Winchester Hospital after a brief illness. She was 89 years old. Born in Boston’s North End, she was the beloved daughter of the late Anthony and Barbara (Walauska) Yuknevich. She worked for many years at GE in...

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Teens raise funds to battle Breast Cancer

November 8, 2010
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Teens raise funds to battle Breast Cancer

Members of the Nazzaro Community Center Teen Program, under the direction of one of the parents Captain Roseann Romano, spent the better part of October planning a fundraiser for the "Susan G. Komen Passionately Pink for the Cure" endeavor to help battle breast cancer. The group raised $2,200, about $800 short of their goal,...

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Crime rises a little in North End

November 8, 2010
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Crime rises a little in North End

Boston Police Area A-1 Commanding Officer Bernard O’Rourke and Sergeant Tom Lema told residents at last week’s NEWNC Public Safety meeting that year to date there were 50 more crimes committed in the North End than last year. However, the figure does not involve major crimes like homicide, armed robberies or rapes, of which...

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