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Obituary: Albert Joseph Pavone

PAVONE, Albert Joseph 7-27-24 - 7-14-14. Survived by his children Michael Pavone and Cynthia McCarthy, their spouses and families, his sister Alice Pearson, many nieces and a couple of nephews. Dear friend of the late "Mimi" Farrell, and Ruth Robertson. Member of The US Coast Guard. 1948 Graduate of Wentworth Institute. Founder of Classic Cleaners, Inc. JP, MA in 1953. Funeral: Sat Aug 23, 2014 at 10 AM St Michael's Mausoleum/Chapel 500 Canterbury St, Roslindale ("Veni, Vidi, Arrivederci" Goodbye)
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Search for Gunman in Arboretum Comes Up Empty

There was a short but intense search for a rifleman inside the Arnold Arboretum on Tuesday.
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Song of the Week: “New Orleans” by Naxxos

Naxxos is an electronic music duo based in Vienna, and “New Orleans” is an electronic dance track enlivened by scorching saxophone solos.  What can I say?  I grew up in the 1980s.     What are you listening to this week?Filed under: Music, Song of the Week Tagged: Austria, Electronic Dance Music, Electronica, Music, Naxxos, Saxophone, […]
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Boston Marathon Bombing Victim and Her Service Dog Reunited

A Boston woman who was injured from the Boston Marathon bombings and her service dog are back together after being separated for nearly a full day.
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Boston Marathon Survivor Trying to Find Her Lost Dog

A Boston Marathon bombing survivor became separated from her service dog Lydia on Friday and now the Boston Police Department is asking for your help.
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Obituary: Daniel J. Murphy

MURPHY, Daniel J. Jr. "Danny" 58 years of age. Of Highland Beach, FL, formerly of Jamaica Plain, on August 6, 2014. Beloved son of the late Daniel J. Murphy. Survived by his mother, Elizabeth " Chickie" (White) Murphy of Jamaica Plain and Mashpee, MA. Devoted brother of Mary Lou Halloran of Mashpee, Betty Ann Murphy of Naples, FL, Barbara Barron of Falmouth MA, Mark Murphy of Holliston, Nancy Murphy of Highland Beach, FL Margo Adams of Naples, FL and Eleanor Lynch of Tequesta, FL. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Thursday August14, in Christ The King Parish in Mashpee MA. Followed by internment at the Massachusetts National ...
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Police seek 3 in connection with Jackson Sq. body

JACKSON SQ.–Boston Police homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying three “persons of interest” in connection with a woman found dead near Urban Edge’s Webb Building last month. An unidentified woman believed to be in her 40s was found dead July 13 in the area of 1542 Columbus Ave., on the Roxbury side of Jackson Square, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). Her death has not been ruled a homicide at this point, but detectives are still investigating. BPD today released photos, apparently taken by a building security camera, of three people wanted for questioning in relation to the death. They appear to be two young women and a young man. BPD says they are not suspects at ...
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Obituary: Noah Katz, world traveler and runner

Noah Katz of Jamaica Plain passed away July 31, 2014. Born March 13, 1952 in White Plains, N.Y. Pre-deceased by his loving mother Frances (Wollin) Katz; devoted son of Stanley Katz (and stepmother, Florence). Adored brother of Cima Katz (Gary Tebor). Cherished by his cousins, extended family and friends. Noah spent his adult life devoted to working with the elderly. A world traveler and marathon runner, his genuine enthusiasm for life was infectious to all around him. Graveside service was held at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, N.Y. on Aug. 5. Arrangements through Levine Chapels, Brookline.
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Obituary: Robert T. Giosi

GIOSI, Robert T. Of Jamaica Plain, Aug. 1st. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Palmer) Giosi. Loving father of Robert Jr. of Lousiana, Stephen of Jamaica Plain, Mark of Wrentham, Edward of Dedham, Derna of Concord, N.H. and Mary Ellen of Franklin, Mass. Brother of Edward Giosi of West Roxbury. Also survived by twelve grand and five great grandchildren. Funeral from the Mann & Rodgers Funeral Home, 44 Perkins St. (corner of So. Huntington Ave.) JAMAICA PLAIN Thursday at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at Holy Name Church (West Roxbury) at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 5-8 p.m. Late former owner and proprietor of Derna's Restaurant in Roslindale Square. Bob was also known as ...
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Song of the Week: “Just One of the Guys” by Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis is responsible (with The Watson Twins) for one of my favorite albums of all time, Rabbit Fur Coat.  I didn’t like her follow-up Acid Tongue as much, but now she’s back with The Voyager and it’s very catchy single “Just One of the Guys.”   The sunny melody belies the deeper meaning of […]
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Obituary: Noah Katz

KATZ, Noah Of Jamaica Plain, left us too soon, July 31, 2014. Born March 13, 1952 in White Plains, NY. Pre-deceased by his loving mother, Frances (Wollin) Katz; devoted son of Stanley Katz (and step-mother, Florence). Adored brother of Cima Katz (Gary Tebor). Cherished by his cousins, extended family and friends. Noah spent his adult life devoted to working with the elderly. A world traveler and marathon runner, his genuine enthusiasm for life was infectious to all around him. Graveside service at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, 130-04 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY on Tuesday, August 5 at 2:00pm. Levine Chapels,
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Patrick talks child poverty, Shattuck Center

JACKSON SQ.—Gov. Deval Patrick came to Nurtury Learning Lab in Bromley-Heath last week to present an annual report on the state of child welfare in the Commonwealth. While there, he said that his office will “continue to work” with the Shattuck Child Care Center in Forest Hills, which is desperately looking for a new location in the next year. According to the KIDS COUNT ranking, issued by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Massachusetts has the best quality of life for children, largely because of investments in early education and healthcare. However, it still has one of the greatest disparities between income levels in the nation. “Even though the picture looks good overall, many communities of color are struggling,” Massachusetts Law ...
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Obituary: Helene C. Leary

Leary, Helene C. (Connolly) Of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Great Neck, NY and Boston, on July 27 2014. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Leary. Loving mother of Robert J., III, Carol H. Leary, Patricia Leary Gomez, all of Jamaica Plain and the late John R. Leary. Sister of Carol Connolly Anderson of Contoocook, NH and the late Raymond Connolly. Grandmother of Colin, Kate, AJ, Nicholas and Miranda. Great-grandmother of Leilanny. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home, 10 Tower St., (opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station), JAMAICA PLAIN, on Thursday, July 31 from 3-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 14 Montebello Rd., Jamaica Plain, on Friday, August 1 at ...
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