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Page12 POST-GAZE'I-rE, APRIL 10, 2015 Ray 15arron's 11 O'CLOCK NEW5 The naked truth/ Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, declined repeated requests to arrest a local man who routinely stands naked at his front door. "Unless he's outside of his home," said a department spokesman, "he cannot be charged." British pride: After researchers found that four out of five Britons do not steep their tea long enough for its proper flavor to emerge. "The British think they know about tea," said a scientist, "but most people have no idea what they are doing." Time, for a spot of tea. Missing deadline: After a Democratic can- didate for lieutenant governor in Kentucky was arrested for having a library book that was 11 years past due. "I'm not saying it's not serious," said Johnathan Masters, "but I'm not a bad guy." Wow! Battered by security failures and scandal, Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy is asking Congress for $8 million to build a detailed replica of the White House to train agents. "Right now we train on a parking lot," Clancy told lawmakers. "We don't have the bushes, we don't have the foundations, and we don't get a realistic look at the White House." Unbelievable. An Illinois man has credited a super spicy hot sauce with saving his life. Randy Schmitz. 30, was on vacation in South Carolina when he sampled a fiery concoc- tion called Flashbang. After tasting a tiny dab of the sauce, Schmitz immediately be- gan feeling ill and started convulsing. He was rushed to a hospital, where an MRI revealed an early-stage malignant tumor that was removed through surgery a few days later. "It didn't try the sauce," said Schmitz, "that cancer tumor would've grown in my head." Speaking of cemeteries, Actors Ethel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, are buried in the Calvary Cem- etery, Los Angeles, California. Actors Wallace Beery and Errol Flynn are at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California. Also resting there is actor Warner Baxter and Clara Bow. Jeff Chandler is at Hillside Memorial Park in Los Angeles. One more time! Jimmy Durante is at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Los Angeles. Jimmy once stated, "Maybe we ain't bom equal, but it's a cinch we all die equal." How touching, when eight-year-old Tristan Regini set up a hot chocolate stand in front of his Denver home last month, he was hop- ing to raise money for a'new toy. But in- spired by the lifesaving cancer treatment his friend Cade Humphreys received at the Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Tristan instead decided to give back. He has now raised more than $3,000 in hot choco- late sales, donations and pledges. "If there were no Children's Hospital, there would be no Cade," Tristan said. "I thought that was so amazing," said Cade, who was declared cancer free last April. "He's one of my best friends." Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas! A radio station in Albany. New York announced that it would play Christmas music all year long. "This might strike some as being a risky move," said .a spokesman for "Santa 105.7-FMZ But there's literally a clamoring for Christmas music. The astute, Barbara D'Amico reminds us that Christmas is a race to see which gives out first -- your money or your feet. The witty Christina Quinlan says what most of us want for Christmas is the day after. News from Italyl Italian police have cited two California women for carving eight-inch J and N initials into a brick wall at the Colosseum. The women, who were not named in the Italian press, but said to be 21 and 25, took a selfie with their graffiti and were promptly reported to security guards by other tourists. It's unclear whether they will be fmed, although the last tourist caught defacing Roman ruins, a Russian nabbed last November, was given a four-month sus- pended prison sentence and ordered to pay $21,000. We "didn't imagine it was something so serious," said one of the women. Centuries of tourism have left the ancient Roman arena covered with graffiti, which may lead some to believe it is OK to add more. Ugh. An I 0 0 0 American man has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates for insulting his employer on Facebook. Ryan Pate, a helicopter mechanic for Abu Dhabi-based Global Aerospace Logistics, had flown to Florida to get a back injury treated. While there, he complained on Facebook that his employers had refused to extend his leave and he mentioned "filthy" Arabs. When he returned to the United Arab Emirates after his treatment, he was arrested for slander and his passport was confiscated. He faces up to five years in prison and a $50,000 fine. Huh? For decades, health officials have warned Americans about the dangers of eat- ing foods high in cholesterol, like eggs, shrimp and lobster. But in a stunning reversal, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advi- sory Committee recently recommended no longer listing cholesterol as a "nutrient of concern," That turnaround is in keeping with mounting evidence that for most healthy adults, eating foods high in choles- terol does not significantly contribute to the amount of cholesterol found in the blood -- most of which is produced naturally by the body. Doctors warn that individuals with health problems such as diabetes or heart disease should continue to avoid high-cho- lesterol foods, but such foods' overall impact on good health may be less significant than was previously thought. "It's turned out to be more complicated than anyone could have known," says Wake Forest University biochemist Lawrence Rudel. "Eating too much a day won't harm everyone, but it will harm some people." Americans today consume nearly the same number of calories -- about 3,400 a day -- as Americans in 1910 did, but the weight of the average American has in- creased substantially due to lack of exercise. Some interesting facts. The Massachusetts School of Law of 1647 required that towns with 50 or more families establish schools or pay a fine. Several schools were opened as a result of this law. Although the schools were not the first supported by the public, the law forcing their creation was an impor- tant milestone in public education. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray file independently for the invention of the telephone. Perhaps, the surer explana- tion is that neither man invented the tele- phone, which was instead the product of Ital- ian genius Antonio Meucci. In 1891, Meucci loses his rights to the invention of the tele- phone in a Supreme Court decision. In 1897, Guglielmo Marconi, the "Father of Radio," received a patent for "The Wireless," and in 1'917, "Fireman Jim Flynn" becomes the first and only man to knock out heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. Flynn's real name is Andrea Chiariglione, Yes, an Italian. Show biz and music stuff from our great musicologist Albert Natale. From the mouth of Totie Fields, "In the olden days, Jewish actresses like Kay Francis and Sylvia Sidney had to suffer in silence. But there's a lot more money to be made suffering in mink, like Joan Crawford, or suffering out loud like Barbra Streisand. Joan played Hollywood's biggest martyrs, arid she isn't even Jewish!" Patsy Kelly claims the most beautiful female star in filmdom is Lassie. She transcends kall boundaries; she's a totally sincere actress and at once a bitch, and man's best friendw ith gorgeous hair. According to Rock Hudson: "Why is it the wildest personal rumors accrue to the most innocuous actresses? There are the rumors that June Allyson is a nymphomaniac and that Julie Andrews is tougher than a five-star general." On this day, April 10: In 1946 Japanese women voted for the first time. In 1945 Allied troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald. And in 1932, Joel Grey, actor and singer was born. Recipes from the Homeland by Vita Orlando Sinopoli COPYRIGHT, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED PASTA FAGIOLI Pasta with Beans 1 can cannellini beans I can chicken broth (white beans) (optional) 1 medium onion chopped 1/2 pound pasta of choice 2 garlic cloves chopped salt (optional) grated cheese of choice 1 minced fresh tomato (optional) (optional) 4 tablespoons olive, canola, or vegetable oil In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion and simmer until onion is lightly browned. If using chopped garlic, add to onion. Stir and cook for a few seconds. Garlic should not brown. Add minced tomato (optional), stir, and cover. Simmer for about five minutes. Then add can of cannellini beans and stir. Cover cook over low heat for a few minutes. If sticking, add a little water or some chicken broth. Cover and simmer for about five minutes. Salt to taste. Remove from burner and set aside. Cook pasta of choice according to directions on the pack- age. After draining cooked pasta, place it in a larger serv- ing bowl. Add beans to the pasta and stir before serving in individual bowls. Serves two. NOTE: One of my favorite pasta with the beans is the small shell. However these healthy, hearty beans are delicious as well with Ditalini or elbows. I remember Mama sometimes cutting up spaghetti into one-or-two-inch portions and cooking that for serving with the beans. This is a meal frequently called "pasta e fasulIL" It seems every Italian dialect has its own pronunciation for this whole- some and frequently prepared meal during the depression years. LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI15P1218GD CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR INCAPACITATED PERSON PURSUANT TO G.L.c. 190B, 5-304 In the Matter of CORWlN I.B. LaMONICA of Burlington, MA RESPONDENT Alleged Incapacitated Person To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Eric LaMonice of Burlington, MA and Natashe L. LaMonice of Burlington, MA in the above captioned matter alleging I that Corwin LB. LaMonice is in need of a Guard- ian and requesting that Eric LaMonice of Burlington, MA and Natasha L. LaMonice of Burlington, MA (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian to serve Without Surety on the bond. The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, that the appointment of a Guardian is necessary, and that the proposed Guardian is appropdate. The petition is on file with this court and may con- tain a request for certain specific authority. You have the right to object to this pro- ceeding. If you wish to do so, you or your attor- ney must file a written appearance at this ceud on or before 10:00 a.m. on the return date of May 12, 2015. This day is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance if you object to the petition, if you fail to file the written appearance by the retum date, action may he taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing .the wdtten appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date. IMPORTANT NOTICE The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person's right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the right to ask for e lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State expense WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court. Date: March 17, 2015 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 4/10/15 DRIVERS CDL-A 1yr. Exp. Earn $1200 + per week. Guaranteed Home time. Excellent Benefits & Bonuses. 100% No-Touch, 70% D&H 855-842-8498 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI15P0724EA Estate of MALEK J. HADDAD Also Known As MALEK JERIES HADDAD, MALEK HADDAD Date of Death August 30, 2014 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Munther Hedded of Lynn, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. And also requesting that Munther Haddad of Lynn, MA he appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve With- out Surety on the bond. You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before 10:00 a.m, on April 16, 2015. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file e written appearance and objection if you object to this proceed- ing. If you fail to file a timely written appear- snce end objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken Without further notice to you. The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but recipi- ents are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Represen- tative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD R DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court. Date: March 20, 2015 Tara E. DeCristotaro, Register of Probate Run date: 4/10/15 .. AMERICA I$ A BEAUTIFUL ITALIAN NAME