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POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 21,2013 Page 3 POST-GAZETTE Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher and Editor 5 Prince Street, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 617-227-8929 617-227-8928 FAX 617-227-5307 e-mail: postgazette@aol.com Website: www.BostonPostGazette.com Subscriptions in the United States $30.00 yearly thtblished weekly by Post-Gazette, 5 Prince St., P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 USPS 1538 - Second-Class Postage paid at Boston, MA POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the POST-GAZETrE - P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 James V. Donnamn Caesar L. Donnamma Phyllis F. Donnaruma 1896 to 1953 1953 to 1971 1971 to 1990 Vol. 117 - No. 25 Friday, June 21,2013 OUR POLICY: To help preserve the ideals and sacred traditions of this our adopted country the United States of America: To revere its laws and inspire others to respect and obey them: To strive unceasingly to quicken the public's sense of civic duty: In all ways to aid in making this country greater and better than we found it. North End Younger Seniors Club Barbecue On Tuesday, June 4 th North End Against Drugs provided a barbecue for Ida DePasquale's North End Younger Seniors club. Fifty of the club's members were treated to hamburg- ers, hot dogs, sausages, chips and water. Chief cook was Mikey "Fudd" Giannasoli who also donated half of the cost of the event to NEAD. Thanks so very much Mike, Angela Cornacchio who helped serve and for being the official photographer, to Carl Ameno and the Nazzaro Center for providing the venue and the grill. It was a wonderful event on a beautiful sunny Tuesday afternoon. Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation Elects New Officers, Swears in New Members at 35 th Annual Meeting High School Students Make Presentation about Youth Leadership Conference Trip to Valley Forge The Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Val- ley Forge recently held its 35 t Annual Meeting at Spinelli's in East Boston where new officers were elected, new Chapter mem- bers were sworn in and local students gave the Chapter a video presentation about their recent Youth Leader- ship Conference trip to Valley Forge, Penn. The Chapter officers and directors sworn in for the 2013-14 year were: Presi- dent Ed Coletta of East Boston; Vice President for Program and Activities Ben Tauro of East Boston; Public- ity Committee Chairman Ron Vecchia of Winthrop; Education Committee Chair- man Ed Coletta; Awards Com- mittee Chairperson Dottle D'Onofrio of Winthrop; Secretary Marisa DiPietro of East Boston; Treasurer Joseph V. Ferrino, Sr., of Winthrop and Board of Directors Sal Bramante, Francine D'Andrea, Ed Hargreaves, Buddy Mangini, Phil Salois and Edward Survilas. The new members who were inducted into the Bay State Chapter are: Donna and Steven Dreeszen, Barbara Bishop, Janis and Bob Woodman, Janet Rosa, Donna Charvat, Deborah Jackson, and Franco Vitiello. Finally, ten local high school students presented a video and a Power Point pre- sentation about their expe- riences at the Youth Lead- ership Conference, held in April at the Freedoms Foun- dation at Valley Forge and their tour of the Valley Forge NEW PRESIDENT ... Ed Coletta (right) was installed as the new president of the Freedoms Foundation Bay State Chapter for 2013-14. He is shown with installing officer Dr. Stephen Maio. battlefield where George Washington's Army was sta- tioned during the Revolu- tionary War. Making the presentation were: Anna Rodriguez, Derek Curtin, Amina Miliani, Charles Paizante and Alessandra Torres, all from East Boston High School; Gloribel Rivas and Alexandra Zuluaga, both of Boston Latin School; Kelly Marie Russo and Erostin Lushka, both of Winthrop High School; and Michael Dreeszen from Revere High School. Nina and Ed Coletta of East Boston were the adult chaperones on the trip. Freedoms Foundation is a non-profit organization dedi- cated to teaching all citizens the principles upon which our nation was founded. The organization seeks to con- vey the close link between the rights and the responsi- bilities of citizens in society. NEW OFFICERS ... The Freedoms Foundation swore-in new officers for the 2013-14 year. Shown (l-r) are install- ing officer Peter Ingineri, Vice President for Programs and Activities Ben Tauro, Publicity Chairman Ron Vecchia and Secretary Marisa DiPietro. NEW MEMBERS ... New members were installed at the Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation. Shown L-R are: Past President Joe Ferrino Jr., new members Janet Rosa, Donna Charvat, Donna Dreeszen, Barbara Bishop, Franco VitieUo, Bob and Janis Woodman and installing officer, Dr. Matt Mallen. LETTERS POLICY The Post-Gazette invites its readers to submit Letters to the Editor. Letters should be typed, double-spaced and must include the writer's name, address and telephone number. Anonymous letters are not accepted for publication. Due to space considerations, we request that letters not exceed two double-spaced, type-written pages. This newspaper reserves the right to edit letters for style, grammar and taste and to limit the number of letters published from any one person or organization. Deadline for submission is 12:00 noon on the Monday prior to the Friday on which the writer wishes to have the material published. Submission by the deadline does not guarantee publication. Send letter to: Pamela Donnaruma, Editor, The Post-Gazette, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 YOUTH LEADERSHIP ... The Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation recently sent ten high school students to the Freedoms Foundation Youth Leadership Conference in Valley Forge, PA. Shown with their conference plaques: Seated, L-R: Amina Miliani, Anna Rodriguez, Gloribel Rivas and Alexandra Zulnaga. Standing, L-R: chaperone Ed Coletta, Michael Dreeszen, Erostin Lushka, Derek Curtin, Charles Paizante, Alessandra Torres, chaperone Nina Coletta and Kelly Marie Russo. (Photos by Rosario Scabin, Ross Photography)