Author: Journal Staff

Obituaries 03-06-2013

Henry “Hank” Kupczewski Professional Window Cleaner, 50-Year Chelsea Yacht Member and Compassionate Man Henry “Hank” Kupczewski passed away after a short illness on March 1 at Golden Living Center Elmhurst in Melrose where he had been receiving palliative care. Born…

The Sport of Kings

Festa Road resident Louis Rizzo came bearing gifts – in this case a wonderful watercolor painting of a horserace – during the recent Suffolk Downs Senior Valentines Luncheon. Rizzo and his wife, Marjorie, are both signature members of the prestigious…

The City Payroll

The City’s Financial Department released the Top 100 salaries for Municipal Employees in 2012, and it was once again a real eye opener to see just how much money those at the top end are making. To say it lightly,…

Police Briefs 02-27-2013

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Joanne L. Soczek, 49, of 69 Campbell Ave., was arrested on a charge of shoplifting. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Eduardo R. Aponte, 27, of Roslindale, was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jason C. Dulcetta, 25, of 4 Jordan…

Obituaries 02-27-2013

Bertram “Bert” Gibbs Owned Biltmore Green Luggage; Member of Shriners Bertram “Bert” Gibbs of Marblehead passed away on February 24 after a long illness. Bert was born in Chelsea to Lithuanian immigrants Arthur and Shirley (Kaplan) Gibbs and raised in…

$25,000 Grant to Revere Chamber

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo obtained a $25,000 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to launch a pilot business development and education program for the Revere Chamber of Commerce. In the photo above Speaker DeLeo presents…

The Cold Temperatures

We were spoiled after last week’s balmy temperatures.  We agree that the Blizzard of 2013 was not much fun especially if you had to do the snow shoveling, but the temperatures last week were enjoyable.  But Sunday and Monday came…

Police Briefs 02-20-2013

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 Melvin J. Myers, 49, of 5 Beachland Ave., was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property over $250. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13  .Jonathan Louis Simon, 20, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.…

RHS Sports Roundup

RHS hockey team earns Senior Night shutout win The Revere High hockey team celebrated Senior Night in fine fashion with a well-played 2-0 victory over Lynn Saturday evening at Cronin Rink. “The team really put it all together,” said RHS…

Obituaries 02-20-2013

Edythe Levine Of Revere Edythe (Borodkin) Levine of Revere passed away on February 16. She was 92 years old. The beloved wife of the late Harry Saul Levine, she was the devoted mother of Phyllis Levenson and her late husband,…

Speak Now, and Hold Your Peace

Poor “Vinnie” just talked to much last Wednesday. Had he stopped just one minute from his obscenity-laced, threat-laden telephone rant, he might have realized that he was speaking to a police officer and not the Beachmont man he was hot…

The Blizzard of 2013

The Blizard of 2013 has been put into the record books.  And for those of us old enough  to remember the Blizzard if 1978, we have survived both these natural catastrophes. Reflecting on the aftermath of the two storms and…

Police Briefs 02-13-2013

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 Frank B. Spingel, 43, of Boston, was arrested on charges of mayhem and intimidation of a witness. Jonathan M. Coraine,  26, of Whitman, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of…

Revere High Sports Roundup

Girls indoor track teams tops Saugus The Revere High girls indoor track team ended its season on a winning note last Wednesday, defeating Saugus 49-36 at the Merullo Fieldhouse.  The victory ensured the Lady Patriots of a winning season, their…

Obituaries 02-13-2013

Catherine Texera Paralegal and Advocate for Homeless, Underprivileged, Elderly and Disenfranchised Catherine M. (Forgione) Texera died at her Revere home on February 10 after a three year battle with cancer. She was 66 years old. Born in Boston, she lived…

Margaret “Peggy” White Turns 100

Longtime Revere resident Margaret “Peggy” (Furlong) White recently celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by more than 50 well-wishers, including her brother, children, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and friends, including Ethel (Ferretti) Toomey, a life long dear…

Police Briefs 02-06-2013

MONDAY, JANUARY 28 Evan J. Goldney, 27, of 170 Rumney Rd., was arrested on charges of unarmed robbery, illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance, illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance wkith intent to distribute,…