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POST-GAZET'I'E, MAY 8, 2015 Page7 Mrs. Murphy... As l See It Happy Mother's Day to Moms \- and Mom Dads fi + everywhere! ... The world fa- mous Hal McIntyre Orches- tra directed by Don Pentleton proudly presents "A Tribute to Sinatra's Centennial Birthday" starring Steve Marvin at the Regent The- ater, 7 Medford Street, Ar- lington on Sunday evening May 31st. If you're a Sinatra fan, and even if you're too young to remember the "Great One" this perfor= mance promiges to be an enjoyable and memorable evening. For ticket informa- tion and reservations call 781-646-4849 ... You never know who you'll see at one of Eastie's vintage busi- nesses. Santarpio's Pizza is so famous that celebrities slip in and out at any given time to sample one of Santarpio's deluxe pizzas. Superstar and R&B record- hag artist Usher was recently spotted there eating a shrimp scampi and sausage pizzal YUM ... Be on the look- outI Wounded Vet Motorcy- clist will roll through the streets of East Boston on Saturday, May 9th as part of "the 5th Annual Wounded Vet Ride." Each year Boston's Wounded Vet Run is dedi- cated to different veterans. This year the Vet Ride will help raise money for Army SSGT. Nicholas Lavery, Army SSG. Travis Mills, Army SSG. Brendon Ferreira and Army SSG. Michael Downing. Last year the Vet Ride raised over $100,000.00 for wounded vet- erans in the area ... Street construction is now in full force in every city and town causing traffic tie-upsI It's work that has to be done and can only be done in the good weather. So bear with it! ... The people in East Boston who are complaining there's not enough middle and low income housing evidently haven't looked into the amount of people getting gov- ernment subsidized hous- ing. Maybe there's a lack of low rental units for working low-middle income families that pay their rent, but be- lieve me, for single mothers, those with disabilities; in- cluding drug addicts; alco- holics; and lazy people there is plenty of government sub- sidized FREE HOUSING! East Boston with its' beautiful harbors" and grand views, must move into the 21st cen- tury with higher income housing to enhance its' economy and keep East Bos- ton the lovely city it's meant to be! South End, North End, Charlestown and South :Bos- ton residents are enjoying their status as grand metro- politan cities, and East Bos- ton is catching up! ... With the good weather upon us, Eastie's little hidden trea- sure Elite Donut in Day Square is rockin' and rollin' with hungry customers. Patrons have a choice to eat inside or out under an um- brella table weather permit- ting. Your appetite is wel- come because Paula serves up a hearty breakfast aimed to satisfy every customer! ... It's not about Freddie Gray, nor racism, it's about "classism." No jobs and plenty of time on their hands. Violence continues to erupt in Baltimore, a largely poor black city like Ferguson, MO. The untimely death of Freddie Gray is indeed un- fortunate. However, to rush to judgment before all the facts are in is as bad as the gang of rioters who use opportunities like Freddie Gray and Michael Brown to burn, loot and destroy a city. If these maggots were seri- ous over the death of Freddie Gray, they would peace- fully demonstrate with dig- nity (something vandals don't know how to do). Gray wasn't exactly a pillar of the church having been arrested more than once for drug dealing! State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's announce- ment speech of the arrest of six police officers, three white and three black last Friday sounded seventy-five (75) percent political, and animated as she desperately tried to calm down angry mobs! ... It was reported that some people got into the act by protesting on behalf of Freddie Gray and wage increases last Friday closing down the Meridian Street Bridge to traffic for a while! ... T//l next t/me/ qn mu _ Since 1969 FOR ALL YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS RICHARD SETTIPANE Public Insurance Adjuster Experience makes the difference! 209 BROADWAY, REVERE, MA 02151 Tel. 781.284.1100 Fax 781.284.2200 Boston 617.523.3456 The 5th Annual Talk, Play Day Rhyme Mob" A collaboration of child care centers, community part- ners, schools, health cen- ters, and residents gathered for the 5m Annual Talk, Read, and Play Day. This synchro- nized city-wide event was held at the East Boston So- cial Centers, where children, parents and staff from sev- eral East Boston child care centers joined in the fun by singing nursery rhymes with other adults and chil- dren ages 0-5 yrs. The goal of this public awareness campaign is to support Boston families with children ages 0-5, in their role as their children's first teacheH This "campaign serves to .re- inforce the importance for parents to ac- I Kiwanis Club East Boston Kiwanis Club East Boston + "Bicycle Safety Day" will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm'at Salesian Boys & Girls Club, 150 Byron Street, East Boston, MA. For more information, or to obtain a vendor table, please contact Buddy Mangini at 857-615-2549. Food/Bever- ages will be included and FREE BIKES will be raffled as well!! DRIVERS " CDL-A w/Hazm~t: LOCAL - Dedicated Fleet[ New Well Maintained Equipment[ Referral Program! Great Weekly Pay! 2yrs CDL-A Experience CALL PENSKE LOGISTICS 855-652-7071 tively engage in talking, reading, and play- ing with their infants and toddlers by pro- moting this simple message and encourage them to visit the website for additional resources. - The I mm ion 1 ROLEX works for the cons arid ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Call I ,, P(1 Jewelers Exch. Bldg. or log on to .ftc.govi " Jim (617) 263-7766 Ella & Frank ... Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, sing together again with a little help from two of today's brightest American Songbook stars in' Ella & Frank: The Concert. Though frequent collaborators and dear friends, Sinatra and Fitzgerald never managed to record a studio album together. Now American Idol finalist Siobhan Magnus and the incomparable Mark Mahar, backed by Boston Swing, rec- reate their special vocal chemistry for a new generation. With a full band behind them, Magnus and Mahar perform an evening of classics the way they were meant to be per- formed, with skill, verve and true American style at the Chevalier Theatre, 30 Forest Street, Medford, MA on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Visit for more details. RISTORANTE & BAR Traditional Italian Cuisine 415 Hanover Street, Boston 617.367.2353 11 MountVernon Street, Winchester 781.729.0515 P,,ivote I:unclion oorns {oP any Occasion ChPisleninq " B +clol Skow . BoI ,j Skow+ BiPlhcla9 BePeovement, Etc. Donato Fraffaroli donato @ J