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Nazzaro Center Toys for Tots drive for the Shriner’s

Nazzaro Center Toys for Tots drive for the Shriner’s

–By Phil Orlandella Coming off of two successful holiday fundraising initiatives, the Nazzaro Community Center has embarked on a third effort, a toy drive for the Shriner’s Burn Institute on Blossom Street, West End. Mira Giangregorio, Youth Worker at the Center, participated in a similar effort when she was a teenager, presented the Toys...

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Boston Wish List

If you can donate or help us find donations of any of these items, please contact David Simon, Senior Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at (617) 371-4896 or e-mail Dsimon@shrinenet.org.  All items must be new and latex-free for use in the hospital.  Thank you for thinking of us! Fall 2010 Top Five Wish List Items •   ...

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Parks and Open Spaces Committee targets Gasy as number 1 priority

-By Phil Orlandella NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee at last week’s monthly meeting announced its number one goal for 2011 is the rehabilitation of DeFillippo Playground (Gasy) on Prince and Snow Hill Streets. Beside the City’s commitment to repair the Snow Hill Street wall which is a potential public safety problem, the committee...

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Craft sale

Craft sale

Shown above and below North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) held its fourth Annual Craft Sale last Sunday in the Prado.

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Crime flattens out in North End

December 6, 2010
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In addition to announcing that the alleged North End Church bandit was apprehended, after being caught on video tape. Area A-1 Commanding Officer Captain Bernard O’Rourke told residents at a public safety meeting that crime in the area has increased slightly on a year to date basis. He also noted that over the last...

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Church robber apprehended by Police

December 6, 2010
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A homeless man, Richard Shiner 44 has been arrested and arraigned in Boston District Court for allegedly robbing an undisclosed amount of money and items from several churches including Saint Stephen’s and Saint Leonard’s in the North End. The robbery mysteries were resolved when Shiner was videotaped entering and exiting St. Leonard’s last week....

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Old North Church resumes food program

December 6, 2010
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Piccoli Regali (Little Gifts) has begun its third year hosted by the Old North Church until April 23, 2011. The program is neighbors helping neighbors by distributing small bags of food to North End residents on Saturdays to compensate for other food programs generally not available on weekends. Piccoli Regali is held at the...

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A special day for the Previte Family

A special day for the Previte Family

It was a great day in the life and times of the Previte Family of the North End recently when their newborn son Aidan Nicolo Previte was christened at St. Leonard’s Church by Father Antonio. It was a November 21 that will stand for the rest of Aidan’s life as a most special day. Shown...

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Mother Anna’s receives a recognition award from NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee

November 30, 2010
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Mother Anna’s receives a recognition award from NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee

NEWRA Clean Streets Committee recently presented John Caparella owner of Mother Anna’s on Hanover Street with their Good Neighbor Recognition Award for helping to keep the community clean by consistently cleaning the sidewalk and curb in front of his place of business. John told the Review he was honored to receive the recognition award....

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NEWRA membership drive underway

November 30, 2010
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NEWRA membership drive underway

A 2011 membership renewal drive is underway by the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association which currently has a reported membership of 350. NEWRA is a neighborhood volunteer group that addresses issues and requests that directly affect the community. The non-profit group meets monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Nazzaro...

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