Author: Journal Staff

Red Sox Nation

Some may say that Red Sox nation starts in Revere. Could there have been a more enthusiastic Red Sox fan than the late Mayor and City Councilor George Colella? On opening day, John Coyne of the Fenway Riggers of Revere…

Police Briefs 04-10-2013

MONDAY, APRIL 1 Tricia A. Gullion, 41, of 31 Hillside Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, APRIL 2 Maurice Wynn, 26, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of shoplifting and resisting arrest.…

Sports 04-10-2013

DiCarlo, Palermo pace softball team to win Sabrina Palermo struck out 12 enemy batters and Logan DiCarlo slammed a single, double, and triple for two RBI and a run to lead the Revere High softball team to a 5-4 win…

Obituaries 04-10-2013

Salvatore Zarba Of New Hampshire, formerly of Revere Salvatore Zarba of Hampton, NH, formerly of Revere, died on April 7. Sal was an avid gardener who loved to walk the Beach, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus…

An Era Comes to an End

The announcement by Terry and Dick Waugh that they will be closing their family business is an end of an era in the Revere business community. For more than 80 years, a member of the Waugh family has always shown…

Police Briefs 04-03-2013

MONDAY, MARCH 25 Scott Komorney, 46, of Medford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Gianpaolo M. Cerretani, 21, of Revere, listed as homeless, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. TUESDAY, MARCH 26 Edward Ortiz Vargas, 22, of Chelsea, was arrested…

Obituaries 04-03-2013

Salvatore ‘Skippy’ D’Addario Proprietor and Founder of “ABBA Medical Supply” of Exeter, NH Salvatore J. “Skippy” D’Addario of New Hampshire, formerly of East Boston and Revere, died unexpectedly on March 27 at the Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH. He had been…

Holy Week Masses

Palm Sunday was a busy day at area churches, as the anticipation of Holy Week and Easter weekend was on everyone’s mind.Father George Butera of St. Anthony’s waves the palms and greets the parishioners. Meanwhile, Joseph Bitto plays the part…

Is There an Alternative?

The meeting by the State Department of Transportation on the ethanol trains coming into our community using the existing commuter rails, certainly was not what the many residents and officials wanted to hear. The state officials basically said that there…

A Terrible Tragedy

The mauling of a 14 year-old boy by guard dogs is a tragedy for our community. Our prayers go out to the victim who is in the hospital and to his family – the Marchettis. We hope that our city…

Police Briefs 02-27-2013

MONDAY, MARCH 18 Jermaine Kelley, 27, of 179 Constitution Ave., was arrested on charges of assault & battery upon a police officer, disorderly conduct, and making a threat to commit a crime. Christopher L. Kibbitt, 28, of 10 Yeamans St.,…

Healthy Living Program at Revere Karate

Drawing on her own challenges with weight loss and healthy eating, the Revere Karate Academy’s Doreen DiRienzo has put together an innovative, 10-week course to help participants change to healthier behaviors and lifestyles. The program has been dubbed ’10 weeks…

Obituaries 02-27-2013

Victor Niles Paananen College Professor, Dean, Author and Political Activist Victor Niles Paananen of Revere died of cancer on March 24 in Cambridge. He was 75 years old. Born in Ashtabula, Ohio on Jan. 31, 1938 to Niles and Anni…

Three Cheers for the Moms!

The RHS cheering parents who have long supported their children finally got their turn in the spotlight at Myrtle Beach, SC, this past weekend. The team brought home another victory. Parents: Darryln Beliveau, Michelle Iacoiello, Kelly Capozzi, Lisa Pesce, Janice…

Shillelagh Shenanigans

Eileen McCann shows off her authentic Shillelagh from the old country, and indicated she wasn’t afraid to use it if the occasion presented itself. She was one of many seniors that came out last Thursday decked in green for the…

Della Russo Stadium

The vote last week by the Revere City Council to authorize $5.5M bonding for the refurbishment of Harry Della Russo Stadium is long overdue and needs to be commended. In these tough times to spend money on re-doing a park…