Author: Journal Staff

Change is Needed

Employee health insurance programs need  to be altered for everyone’s benefit One of the best-known problems in municipal government today is the unsustainability of health insurance payments made by city hall for employee health insurance programs. Employee health insurance programs…

Police Briefs 01-19-2011

Monday, Jan. 10 Samuel Colon, 30, of 26 Yeamans St, was charged with assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250. Nahom Getaneh, 21, of 24 Wolcott Rd, was charged with assault and battery and failure to register…

Sports 01-19-2011

Halfway to perfection: Girls basketball team runs record to 10-0 Just like Ol’ Man River, the Revere High girls basketball team keeps rollin’ merrily along. Coach Diana DeCristoforo’s Lady Patriots remained undefeated and raised their record to a sterling 10-0…

Obituaries 01-19-2011

Liebmann Isaak Holocaust Survivor Liebmann Isaak of East Boston passed away on January 15. He was 86 years old. Born in Germany and a survivor of the Holocaust, after leaving Germany, he lived in Argentina for many years and has…

Happy Birthday, Anna

Mayor Thomas Ambrosino (left) presents a citation to Revere resident Anna Gallant on her 102nd birthday party on January 8 at the Prospect House. Also pictured are her son, Joe Gallant, and granddaughter, MaryAnn Gallant O’Leary. Mayor Thomas Ambrosino (left)…

Suffolk Downs

Gaming legislation has a chance of springing back to life on Beacon Hill Recent statements by the governor, the Speaker of the House and the Senate President lend themselves to the cautious belief that an expanded gambling bill has a…

Police Briefs 01-13-2011

MONDAY, JANUARY 3 Randolph E. Waldron Jr., 29, of 88 Glendale St., was arrested on charges of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon and making a threat to commit c rime. FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 Two 15 year…

Obituaries 01-13-2011

Baldassare LaRosa Of Revere, formerly of East Boston Baldassare LaRosa of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on January 10. He was the beloved husband of Rosanna (Graziani) LaRosa; loving father of Antonietta LaRosa of Revere, Floredana Colarossi of Brighton…

How Low Can it Go?

In the wake of the Christmas snowstorm last week, mega low tides were recorded around the area, including at Rocky Beach in Beachmont – where the birds seemed to enjoy feasting on washed up shellfish. While Rocky Beach is usually…

Police Briefs 01-05-2011

TUESDAY, DEC. 28 David Martiroso, 26, of 21 Overlook Rd., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery. Kelly A. Richards, 43, of 22 Raymond Rd., was arrested on a charge of being rude & disorderly in violation of…

President Powers

Longtime politician takes top post on the Revere City Council Like many of us who have lived a long life, John Powers has been there and back. As a much younger man, he worked for the late Governor Chub Peabody.…

Happy Birthday, RFD

Here’s to 125 years of dedicated service The anniversary special published in last week’s Journal celebrating the Revere Fire Department’s 125th year of service to the city was a testament to the reputation of the local fire department. We received…