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BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, APRIL 18, 2014 Page. 15 L'Anno Bello (Continued from Page 4) Easter is a wonderful holi- day of rebirth, renewal and joy. It inspires us to make fresh starts in ourselves, searching for ways that we too may shed past insecuri- ties and habits and arise resplendent like the spring sun. The traditions that characterize Easter in Italy, from processions to explod- ing carts, chocolate eggs and ricotta pies, serve to pro- mote the spiritual renewal of the holiday and the joy of the blossoming spring. This Easter, no matter what cus- toms you follow, I hope that the optimism and delight of the holiday-linger with you wherever you go. Happy Easter! Buona Pasqua! Ally Di Censo Symynkywicz is a Graduate Student in History at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She appreciates any comments and suggestions about Italian holidays and folklore at adicenso89@gmail, com. News Briefs (Continued from Page i) own mousetrap. The NY Post called Sharpton "REV RAT." in a page one headline. Couldn't happen to a better guy,huh? According to the more liberal Smokin'Gun website, At Sharpton was a confiden- tim informant for the FBI back in the '80s against the Mob. The website reported that Sharpton was caught up in a FBI sting and apparently flipped to save his own skin. Sharpton now says he went to the FBI, they didn't come to him. He added, in his own mind, he wasn't a rat but. rather a cat trying to catch the rats. However, the FBI did refer to him in docu- ments as "CI-7" as in rat or snitch. This guy never had cred- ibility with me, nor with mil- lions out there who are now having a great laugh while Rev. Rat continues to spin out of control. Poor baby. What's MSNBC going to do over this rat-like host of theirs. GOTCHA AL, GOTCHA as you so often tell others on your show. NoN ' 5 PRINCE STREET * NORTH END * BOSTON, MA 02113 Quality Printing for all your Commercial and Personal Needs Stationery * Business Cards* Menus * Flyers ] Program Books*Wedding and Party Invitations J ouncements * Business Forms and Documents m COMPETITIVE PRICES -- North End Against Drugs : alq Senator Anthony Petruccelli Representative Aaron Michlewitz City Councilor Sal LaMattina Vito's Pub Caffe Vittoria Florentine Cafe Mike Giannasoli Mike's Pastry North End Seniors Carmen's Restaurant Benevento's Pizzeria & Bar Carl Ameno AI Dente's Restaurant Cirace's Massimino's Restaurant Carmelina's Restaurant Roseann Romano Maria DiTulio Julie Baldassari FOR MAKING OUR BINGO FUNDRAISER A HUGE SUCCESS!! by Sal Giarratani HANK AARON against the Dodgers. REMEMBERED ON Aaron finished with 755 HR ANNIVERSARY home runs, a mark topped by Barry Bonds' 762 mark, but steroids have soiled that HR record and may always do so. That season, NBC travelled with the team and started breaking into regular pro- gramming every time he came to bat. I still clearly remember when he swung at the ball and knew in- stantly it was out of the park, I will always hold a special I remembered April'40 place for Babe Ruth and years ago. Baseball fans his baseball achievements were awaiting Hank Aaron including his 715 mark, but breaking Babe Ruth's life- I also will remember Hank time home run record. Many fans back then were upset over Aaron surpassing the Babe. Many said he had way too ma_ny at-bats to be better than Ruth. Others clearly were upset that Aaron was African American. Aaron is now 80 years old, but I will always remember him as "Hammerin" Hank Aaron. He was signed by the Boston Braves but the team moved to Milwaukee by the time he made it up into the Majors. For me, he, Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle were the top three sluggers in my baseball book growing up. The Braves this year will wear an Aaron 40th anniver- sary patch on their uniform sleeves. I remember 1974. He tied Ruth's mark with his first swing of the sea- son off Jack Billingham in Cincinnati: Four days later, April 8, 1974 at home, he hit number 715 off AI Downing Aaron, too. He holds the record for most RBIs at 2,297 of them. He also struck out less than 100 times in every single season of his long career. BOB QUINN DAY AT FENWAY The Boston Red Sox paid tribute to former State Rep. and Attorney General Robert H. Quinn on Sunday, April 6~ PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN: (never known to fail) O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. O Star of the Sea, help me and show me here You are my mother. O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech You from the bottom of my heart to secure me in my necessity (make request); There are none who can with- stand your power. O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to Thee (3 times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3 times). Say this prayer 3 consecutive days and then pub- lish, and it will be granted to you. E.M.V., LEGAL NOTICE SUMMONS The name and address of the court is: SANTA CLARA SUPERIOR COURT 161-NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE, CA 95113 CASE NUMBER: . 113CV255045 NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT: Pauline Pelin Kaylan YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: The Vineyards of Saratoga NOTICE! You have been sued. The court ma' decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response, you can find these court forms and moreinformation at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center ', your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, .and property may be taken without.further warning from the court. There tire other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If ybu cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Service Web site (, the California Courts Online Self-Help Center ', or by con- tacting your local court or county bar association. DATE: OCTOBER 23, 2013 The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff's attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Jacqueline S. VinacciaJSBN 149885 Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak, LLP 960 Canterbury Place, Suite 300 Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 743-1201 Pub dates: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 2014 at Fenway Park. His widow Claundina threw out the first pitch. Bob was a Savin Hill native and became a great elected official for both Savin Hill and the entire Commonwealth. I first met Mr. Quinn as a kid at Fenway Park as he was escorting a busload of Dorchester kids through the gates into the right field grandstands. ORTIZ BEING BIG PAPI OR WORKING FOR SAMSUNG? The news over that selfie taken by Dave Ortiz with President Obama during a recent White House visit by the world champion 2013 Bos- ton Red Sox is old news, but I need to make one brief com- ment. When Ortiz took out his camera, did he do it spontaneously or not? He de- nies the selfie was taken for the purpose of promoting Samsung, but the company later admitted it talked with Ortiz before the visit. Is Ortiz free and clear of any charge of self-promotion for his lat- est employer? What is your verdict? ST. JUDE AND ST. ANTHONY NOVENA May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and for- ever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for t~s. St. Anthony, most loving protector and wonder worker, pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day and by the 8th day your prayer will be answered. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. My prayers have been answered." Favor received. E.M.V. MASSACHUSE'I-rS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. L1324-C1 TERMINAL E CUSTOM KIOSKS, EAST BOSTON, MA will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Ddve, East Boston, Massachusetts 02116, until 11:00 A.M local time on WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT.THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 9:00 AM LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014. The work includes cu'n'ING & PATCHING, ELECTRICAL, CASEWORK Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014 Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority's Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a prnted copy of the Proposal form. In order to be ~llgidle and responsible to bid on this contract General Bidders must submit with their bid a current Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and an Update Statenent. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTDN. The estimated contract cost is ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX THOUSAND, ONE HUNDRED TVENTY-FOUR DOLLARS ($156,124.00). Bidding proceiures and award of the contract and sub-contracts shall be in accordance with the provisions of Sections 44A through 44H inclusive, Chapter 149 of the General Laws of the Commonwealb of Massachusetts. A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the 'alue of the bid; when sub-bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5 percent of the sub-bidamount, in the lorm of a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check, or a treasurer's or a cashier's check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the Massachusetts Port Authority in the name of which the Contract for the work. is to be executedl The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid. The success|d Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond,each in-an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or surities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and/or the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater. The successful Bidder will be required to.purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance, Auto Uability Insurance, and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00). Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details. No filed sub-bids will be required for this contract. This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in Article 84 of the General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor's Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity add the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246). The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective sub-contractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000. Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. MASSACHUSE'I'['S PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 4/18/14 "Call