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BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, MAY 6, 201 1 Page15 Celebrating 46 Years Together My baseball glove and I just celebrated our 46th anniver- sary together partnering at the first base bag. I bought the mitt at Raymond's in Downtown Boston for only 85. This was the same year that Tony Conigliaro led the American League in home runs with 32 at the young age of 20 years old. That year, I was the first baseman for the St. Philip Phillies over in Lower Roxbury. Next month, I'll be taking my glove Out of the closet and playing first base in the West End Soft- ball League. My glove and I have shared a long and productive life together. Our partnership lasted much longer than Lucy and Desi's did and about twice as long as my old mar- riage. I'm not as agile as I was back at 17 years old, but I'm still not bad at 60-some- thing covering first base. If I looked foolish out there in the field I would hang up my glove, but I still do a respect- able job there on the dia- mond. At bat, I can't hit with as much power as I once did, but now I just hit with a lot of finesse and a bit of good luck. My bones ache more and LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. A288-C2 FY 12-14 INTERIOR AND CURBSIDE SIGNAGE TERM CONTRACT, AVIATION AND NON-AVIATION FACILITIES BOSTON, BEDFORD, AND WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston Massachusetts 02128, until 11:00 A.M local time on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011 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 11:00 A.M. LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011. The work includes: TERM CONTRACT FOR INTERIOR AND CURBSlDE SlGNAGE AT ALL MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY AVIATION AND NON-AVIATION FACILITIES LOCATED AT BOSTON, BEDFORD AND WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS ON AN "ON CALL, WORK ORDER' BASIS OVER A TWO-YEAR PERIOD. WORKINCLUDES REMOVAL OF EXISTING SIGNAGE; FABRICATION AND INSTALLATION OF NEW SIGN PANELS, BOXES, AND FRAMES; REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING SIGN PANELS; AND MODIFICATION (IN PLACE) OF EXISTING SIGN PANELS. WORK TO BE INSTALLED ON EXISTING SUPPORTS (HANGARS, POSTS, ETC.), EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. Bid documents will be made available beginning FRIDAY, May 6, 2011. The estimated contract cost is $200,000 (TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS). 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 printed copy of the Proposal form. A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub-bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub-bid amount, in the form 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 executed. 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 principat of the agreements contained in the bid. The successful 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 securities 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 and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $1,000,000. 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. This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor's Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and 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 subcontractors 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. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS J. KINTON, JR. CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 5/6/11 LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE MICHAEL SORRENTINO 95 CRESCENT AVENUE, SUITE 107 REVERE, MA 02151 (617) 347-9104 FAX (781) 286-8402 B & B TOWING 50-R MOONEY STREET CAMBRIDGE, MA HAS HAD IN THEIR POSSESSION SINCE APRIL 10, 2010 1992 TOYOTA VIN #4T1 SK12E4NU057525 TO: SURAJIT NUNDY 11 SARGENT STREET, APT. #3 CAMBRIDGE, MA 02140 OWNER OR OWNERS OF THE VEHICLE LISTED ABOVE, IF YOU COULD PROVE OWNERSHIP PLEASE CALL OR CONTACT MICHAEL SORRENTINO AT B & B TOWING (617) 492-5781. IF VEHICLE IS NOT CLAIMED BY OWNER OR OWNERS B & B TOWING WILL SELL THE VEHICLE AT PRIVATE SALE. SUBMI'i-I-ED BY MICHAEL SORRENTINO OFFICER & OWNER Run dates: 4/22, 4/29, 5/6/11 MICHAEL SORRENTINO 95 CRESCENT AVENUE, SUITE 107 REVERE, MA 02151 (617)347-9104 FAX (781) 286-8402 B & B TOWING 50-R MOONEY STREET CAMBRIDGE, MA HAS HAD IN THEIR POSSESSION SINCE JUNE 15, 2010 1999 NISSAN VIN #1N4DL01 D1 XC242191 TO: JEANNE S. BARTHELEMY 4 PUTNAM GARDENS CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139 OWNER OR OWNERS OF THE VEHICLE LISTED ABOVE, IF YOU COULD PROVE OWNERSHIP, PLEASE CALL OR CONTACT MICHAEL SORRENTINO AT B & B TOWING (617) 492-5781. IF VEHICLE IS NOT CLAIMED BY OWNER OR OWNERS B & B TOWING WILL SELL THE VEHICLE AT PRIVATE SALE. SUBMITFED BY MICHAEL SORRENTINO OFFICER & OWNER Run dates: 4/22, 4/29, 6/5/11 by Sal Giarratani Kenny Rodgers' tune, "You gotta know when to hold them and when to fold 'em." The former first baseman for the Mets and Blue Jays said "I did everything I could" in his ca- reer. He added, "There comes a moment when you have to have the dignity and the sense to recognize that some- thing is not functioning." The two-time All-Star played 17 seasons and fin- ished with a .280 career bat- ting average with 473 home runs. His best year was 2003 when he finished second for the AL MVP when he led the league with 145 RBIs. Unfor- tunately his numbers seem to fall just short of Coopers- town stats. Atlanta's Chipper Jones Joins Good Company Here's a great 24-year-old photo that was recently found. The Atlanta Braves' slug- I can identify three of these guys. Can you name who is ger Chipper Jones homered in this photo which was taken in the Red Sex clubhouse in the ninth inning back on back in 1987? April 13, joining Edie Murray post-game time isn't as much fun as it once was to me. Last year I was injured running down the first base line when my right knee went down for the count. I only played in four games. I tried to come back before season's end. However, while my mind was willing, my body wasn't. Getting back into shape after some needed mending both to me and my glove. A-Rod Reaches Two Milestones in One Game New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez hit a grand slam in Camden Yards against the hapless Baltimore Ori- oles in a 15-3 easy win against the once potent Ori- oles of yesteryear. It was the 22"a of his career and with it he passed Manny Ramirez into first place in that stat. Also, in the same game, he had six RBIs lifting him past Carl Yastrzemski into 10th place with 1,847 career RBIs. 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 us. 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. L.M.D. LEGAL NOTICE MICHAEL SORRENTINO 95 CRESCENT AVENUE, SUITE 107 REVERE, MA 02151 (617)347-9104 FAX (781) 286-8402 JUNIOR'S AUTO BODY 480 COLUMBIA AVE SOMERVILLE, MA HAS HAD IN THEIR POSSESSION SINCE MARCH 19, 2009 A 2000 BMW 323 COUPE VIN #WBABM3347YJN82758 TO: OWNER OR OWNERS OF THE VEHICLE LISTED ABOVE~ IF YOU COULD PROVE OWNERSHIP PLEASE CALL OR CONTACT MICHAEL SORRENTINO AT THE ABOVE NUMBERS. IF VEHICLE IS NOT CLAIMED BY OWNER OR OWNERS B & B TOWING WILL APPLY FOR THE RIGHT TO SELL THE VEHICLE THROUGH THE COURT M.G.L.c.255 s.25 & 26. THE REGISTRY OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHOWS NO RECORD OF THIS VEHICLE. SUBMITTED BY MICHAEL SORRENTINO JUNIOR'S AUTO BODY Run date: 5/6/11 Our wounded veterans need all of us. Sign up today for the Run to Home Base and run across home plate at Fenway Park. This run will be held on Sunday, May 22. Advance registration re- quired. There are still spots left. Do it today! PawSox Unveil "Arnica Walk of Fame" at McCoy Stadium The next time you're at McCoy Stadium to see a PawSox game, you can take a trip down memory lane, thanks to the Amica PawSox Walk of Fame. More than 30 all-time PawSox players are showcased on the back wall of the stadium. The trail of oversized banners includcs: Wade Boggs, Dennis Eckers- ley, Carlton Fisk, Jimmy Rice, Jon Lester, Clay Buck- holz and Dustin Pedroia. Says Mike Taburro, presi- dent of the Pawtucket Red Sox, "Fans are sure to enjoy seeing the stars of yesterday as they make their way into McCoy Stadium to watch the stars of tomorrow," Thirty- two images of PawSox leg- ends are featured on vinyl banners ranging in size from 7 to 17 feet tall and they wel- come fans into the ballpark. Way to go PawSox! Delgado Says He's Cooked, Retires Carlos Delgado has an- nounced his retirement from baseball due to his hip injury. He tried a comeback after two years away from the game but. apparently under- stood the lyrics of that old (1,917) and Mickey Mantle (1,509) as the only switch- hitterswith at least 1,500 RBIs. Lou German, RIP Lou Gorman, the man be- hind three playoff teams in his ten years as Boston Red Sox general manager died on April 1 at MGH. He was 82 years old. He took over as GM in 1984 and was on the job until 1993. He brought the Sox to the World Series in 1986. Owner John Henry called Gorman "a legendary figure in the game of baseball" and said Gorman "was a pro- foundly decent man who al- ways had a kind word and optimist's perspective." He passed away on Opening Day for the 2011 Red Sox season. He took lots of heat for trad- ing away Jeff Bagwell to Houston for a forgettable re- liever. Bagwell went on to hit 449 homers in 15 years with the Astros. Gorman said fans never let him forget that one. However, he said he did it to get the Sox into the 1990 World Series. It was a short term decision that did backfire when the Oakland A's swept the Sox in the AL Championship series. It was a tough decision for Gorman to make and he never re- gretted it even though Bagwell turned out to be a great player. He never sec- ond-guessed that decision. He was old school nuts and bolts baseball. The idea was to build winning teams and that was always his goal right to the end. LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing has received the following application: To operate and maintain radio, cassette/compact disc player, jukebox, 21 widescreen televisions, DVD, dartboard, instrumental/vocal music, 7 performers, disc jockey, dancing by patrons and 2 games. at: 222 Friend Street, Boston, MA 02114 known as: The North Star the applicant is: Breton D. Kelly manager of record is: Breton D. Kelly A public hearing on this application will be held at Boston City Hail, Room 801, on Monday, May 23, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. Anyone wishing to speak on this matter is incited to attend the hearing. Sign language interpreters are available upon request. Interpretation Services in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole and American Sign Language may be available upon request if the request is made two weeks prior to the public hearing. Call 617-635-4165 to request an interpreter. Written comments may be made prior to the hearing by writing to: Patricia A. Malone, Director Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing Room 817, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA 02201 Telephone 617-635-4165 Fax 617-635-4174 Run date: 5/6/11 It -I 14 J 'i S