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East Boston’s 2014 Columbus Day Parade Committee Deserves Kudos

We want to give a much-deserved “Thank You” to general chairman Albert “Buddy” Mangini, civic chairman Joseph L. Ruggiero, parade coordinator William “Bill” Chisholm, secretary Rosalie Petralia and the entire Columbus Day Celebration committee who organized the parade and all the events in conjunction with the observance of this holiday marking Christopher Columbus’s discovery of America in 1492. Sunday’s parade was an extraordinary event held in fine weather and we welcomed the enthusiastic participation of gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley, Charlie Baker, Evan Falchuk, and Jeff McCormick, U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey, State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, State Rep. Carlo Basile, Sheriff Steve Tomkins, and of course, our esteemed Mayor of the City of Boston, Martin J. Walsh. Mayor Walsh launched the ...
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Sports 10-15-2014

High scoring affairs in the EBMHL If you were looking to see some goal scoring up at Porazzo Rink and made it out to the week 3 Tuesday night slate in the East Boston Mens Hockey League (EBMHL), you got just that. A total of 45 goals scored in one evening was enough to provide a ton of action up Porazzo. With the league abuzz over the blockbuster trade between JC Detailing and Mosca Club, that send Forwards Ryan Moran, Andrew MacCormack, and Shawn Velez to the Mosca Club while JC Detailing acquired Darrell Interbartolo, Jon Ciampa, and Marc Tassanari, JC Detailing took to the ice to the face Charlie Daniels and the East Boston Yacht Club. EBYC Came out ...
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Obituaries 10-15-2014

Josephine DiFazio Of East Boston, formerly of Revere Josephine L. (Ciulla) DiFazio of East Boston, formerly of Revere, passed away on October 11 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony DiFazio; loving mother of Linda Lee DeVita and her husband, Anthony of East Boston, Diane DiFazio and her life partner, Georgia Rittmeyer of Maryland and the late Nancy Lena; dear sister of Gus Ciulla of Revere, Susan Rizzo of Everett and the late Mickey, Anthony, Sammy, Tommy, Rosie, Lillian and Frances. She is also survived by two loving grandchildren, David and Richard Lena and was the grandmother of the late James Lena. She also leaves many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will ...
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