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POST-GAZETTE, MARCH 30, 2012 Page 7 Mrs. Murphy Large company conglomerates continue to try , to impose upon the neighbor- hoods of East Boston. Despite the fact that Eastie neighbor- hoods are already impacted by the airport and tunnels, now the latest impact to East Boston is Global Oil Com- pany plans to transport mil- lions of gallons of Ethanol per year over the commuter rail tracks through Chelsea and Revere that will end up at the company's storage facil- ity on the Revere/East Bos- ton line. A good number of Eastie activists attended the Department of Environmen- tal Protection (DEP) hearing including residents from neighboring cities at Chelsea and at Revere City Hall re- cently holding signs in pro- test. When will Eastie resi- dents and cities already im- pacted by air polluUon be able to have some peace of mind? ... You will get in the spirit of Easter when you have breakfast at Elite Donut in Day Square. As usual, man- agement does a great job dressing their front window to bring the holiday spirit to everyone ... Former Mayor of Revere Tom Ambrosino made sure that a Union for his city workers was put in place before leaving office, making it difficult for a new Mayor to change old habits. Newly elected Mayor Dan Rizzo is trying to run the City of Revere like a business not a political football game but may be finding it hard to rid himself of the old boys club. ... Eastie residents welcome new Boston Police Captain .. As I See It Kelley McCormick who re- placed Frank Mancini. Heard McCormick is already up and running; walking the neigh- borhood streets and attend- ing neighborhood meetings to get a feel of the city ... Our thanks go out to Captain Mancini for a job well done, we wish him well! ... Revere City Councilor and Savio Alum Tony Zambuto was among the guests at Savio's Alumni successful reunion party ... Spinelli's third Quinceanera and Boda Expo held recently was a winner! A large number of prospec- tive brides and grooms, and young ladies with parents preparing to celebrate their 15 th birthday were able to speak with function coordi- nators. Visitors were able to see firsthand what their func- tions would be like ... We're now officially into spring .... Did you know that Presiden- Ual candidate Rick Santorum is Italian? However, voters believe he is not the one to beat President Barack Hus- sein Obama .... Egyptians liv- ing in the states aren't too happy with the President's handling of the Egyptian cri- sis. Egyptians were under the impression that once rid of the dictator Mubarek things would get better, in- stead the Military took over and the crisis is getting worse day by day. Middle Easterners are against American intervention so what do they expect from the United States??? Many Americans do not want to be involved in Middle East af- fairs any longeH ... Have a safe and happy Easter. Enjoy the day! ... Till next time! 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Members of the Rosa family graciously attended including Pat's wife Janet and his daughters Donna, Brenda and Sandra. While photos of Pat and his family played in the back- ground, guest speakers recounted fond memories of how Pat Rosa made a differ- ence in the lives of so many. Kiwanis of New England District Governor Vesta Bowne and Lieutenant Governor John Chirichiello of Chelsea attended the celebration, along with East Boston High School Key Club members and many friends, business asso- ciates and fellow Kiwanians. Guest speak- ers and longtime friends of Pat included East Boston Kiwanis Club secretary John Gillis, K-Trust Scholarship Committee President Philip Freehan, East Boston Chamber of Commerce President Diane Modica, East Boston Social Center Executive Director John Kelly, East Boston Savings Bank CEO Dick Gavegnano and Colin Kelly represent- ing the Everett Chamber of Commerce. "Pat was a great American, successful businessman and a true friend," said East Boston Kiwanis Club president Ed Coletta. "With big shoes to fill, we will honor his legacy of commitment to family and com- munity by remembering his words and his deeds. We are grateful to Pat's family for al- lowing us to share in his great gifts for so many years." About the Kiwanis Club of East Boston: Founded in 1947, the Kiwanis Club of East Boston supports programs to benefit the children of East Boston including bike .safety and reading programs. The club raises funds for local youth programs and outings for seniors. Distinguished past members founded the K-Trust Scholarship program for high school graduates from East Boston. The club also raises funds to support the New England Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute and the international Eliminate Project to fight maternal and neonatal tetanus. 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