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PAGE 6 POST-GAZETTE, JULY 14, 2017 by Sal Giarratani Gen. Joseph Ounford Jr., Salutes Vietnam Vets Former Army medic Jimmy General Joseph F. Dunford McCloughan, Medal of Honor Jr. with Sgt. Tommy Belinder nominee, with Sal Giarratani Dunford, in his speech, called General Joseph F. Dunford Vietnam veterans his personal USMC, born in Southie, raised heroes: =I grew up in the shadow in Quincy, and currently the of Vietnam veterans. For me chairman of the Joint Chiefs of they were the big kids on the Staff, was the guest speaker at comer...who chased me off the the 30th Annual Vietnam War baseball diamond when it was Remembrance back on April 27 their turn to play...and they've at the Vietnam War Clock in been my mentors throughout Marina Bay, Quincy. my career." Vietnam War Clock Tower at Marina Bay Channel Fish Community Cookout Recently, Channel Fish held a large community cookout on their property in Eagle Square. Folks came from all over Eagle Hill and other East Boston neighborhoods to finally wel- come in summer 2017. The crowd pretty much represented the diversity of East Boston: young, old, newcomers, old-tim- ers, Latinos, Italian-Americans, etc. Plenty to eat, voter registra- tion, agreat socialevent. Hope- JR Biggie from ZUMIX fully, there will be more. entertained the crowd. Aria Morgan from Channel Fish was pretty busy all afternoon at her face-painting booth. (Photos by Sal Giarratani) ...... :: North End Movie Boston Community Collaborative presents 7/19 North End Movie Nights, held at =The Gassy," 7/26 located at DeFilippo Playground at Prince Street 8/2 Park beginning at 7:00 pm with Pizza, 8/9 ALL ARE WELCOME. FREEH 8/16 Dark O'clock: Movie, 8/23 Rain Location: Nazzaro Center Gym. 8/30 The Gassy TrolLs Home Alone -- Christmas in July Napoleon Dynamite Grease Beauty and the Beast (2017} Airbud Sing AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITY THE BEVERLY 101 Beverly Street, Boston MA 02114 43 Low Income Restricted Units and 23 Moderate Income Restricted Units # of Uldls lype Reel* Nil Size % Iiome 1 Studio $673 1-2 40% 10 Studio $654 1-2 50% 5 Studio $1,940 1-2 110% 1 1 br $706 1-2 40% 3 1 br $900 1-2 50% 14 1 br $2,063 1-2 110% 1 2 br $844 1-4 40% 23 2 br $1,077 1-4 50% IMa]dmemt ktceene Per I~ld Size* HOusehold 40% of 50% of 110% of median median median Size income income income 1 person $36,200 $79,640 $28,960 $33,120 2 persons $41,400 $91,080 3 persons $37,240 $46,550 $102,410 4 persons $41,360 $51,700 $113,740 5 persons $44,680 $55,850 $122,870 6 persons $48;000 $60,000 $132,000 2 2 br $2,473 1-4 110% *Income Requirements may be subject to change based on 4 3 br $1.240 t-6 50% new HUD Income Limits being issued prior to income certification. 2 3 br $2,853 1-6 110% Additionally, 5 units are reserved for referrals from HomeStart, Applications available for download at www.thebeverlvboston.com You may also request an application by sending your complete mailing name and address, including apartment number & zip code, to: BEVERLY STREET REQUESTS, 398 Columbus Avenue, Box 2go, Boston, MA 02116-6008. Requests will be received through August 30th, 2017. Applications may be picked up in person at Lovejoy Wharf, 131 Beverly Street, Boston, MA 02114 at the following dates and times Monday - Friday July 17th - July 28th, 2017 9am-5pm, with late hours until 7pro Thursday July 20th, 2017 AND Thursday July 27th, 2017; weekend hours Saturday July 22nd AND Saturday July 29th, 2017 9am-12pro. Postmark deadline for completed applications to be Included in the lottery is September 6th, 2017, Selection by lottery. Asset, Use & Occupancy Restrictions apply. Persons with disabilities requiring wheelchair accessible units have preference for 2 units. Persons with disabilities requiring sensory accessible units have preference for 2 units. Preference for Boston Residents. Preference for households with at least one person per bedroom. To request reasonable accommodations, call Related Management at 617~a63-8000. Equal Housing Opporlunlty Mrs. Murphy... As I See It Congratulations to ... It's amazing how many citi- the Post-Gazette, zens are against government which will be cel- intervention. The government , ebrating its 122nd wants to be involved in every- Anniversary this month. Thethingshortofwipingyournose[ weekly Post-Gazette newspa-... The July Fourth holiday was per is the oldest Italian-Amer- greeted with beautiful weather ican family-owned newspaperand happy people celebrated in New England. The news- with barbecues, fireworks, and paper is very popular in the beach parties with plenty of North End, East Boston, Re-soft sand and ocean breezes vere, and a/s0 in many outside ... The much anticipated East communities ... Revere lostBoston Farmers Market is now a good man recently. Robertopen behind Maverick Station "Bob" Haas, Jr., died sudden- at Lewis Mall. You can enjoy a ly at age 74 on July 2"d while diverse variety of fresh fruits on vacation at Castle Island and vegetables now till October in Rhode Island with his wife .... People are talking in East family, and grandchildren. Boston about the number of Mr. Hass was successfully in- condos and apartment build- volved in the City of Revere's ings going up, and are worried politics for 26 years, and about how all the" traffic will served with a distinguishedbe handled once construction and impeccable record. He is fmisl-ied. East Boston is al- started his political career as ready densely populated and a Revere Ward Councilor, top- overly saturated with traffic. ping the ticket first time out. Many Eastie residents are con- Councilor Haas then went oncemed the town will become a to become Mayor of the City of nightmare to travel. People are Revere for four terms, and was waking up and trying to put serving as Revere City Coun- an end to any further housing cilor at-Large at the time of his developments. I think it's a lit- passing. The Haas family also tie too late for that! ... Over five owned and operated Broad- children have fallen out of win- way Card & Stationary Shop in dows in Boston to date. Some Revere. Haas was a member of of the windows had safety the Revere Chamber of Corn-guards. So what do you think? merce and numerous other Could it be parents aren't organizations. Our heartfelt watching their babies near sec- condolences to Mr. Haas' wife ond and third floor windows? Juanita and the rest of his faro- It's way too dangerous for par- fly. He will truly be missed by ents to leave kids unattended, his family, friends, the people guard or no guard! Children of Revere, and the St. George see distractions while looking Condominium where he resid-outside and want to be a part ed. Haas will always be remem- of it. It's up to the parents to bered for his outstanding ser- keep a watchful eye on their vice to Revere ... East Boston children; landlords should not lost a notable figure as well. be made to blame for neglect- His Honorable Judge John ful parents[ ... If only President Ligotti, former Clerk-Magis- Donald Trump would stop trate for 50 years in the East tweeting like a child and act Boston District Court before more presidential. He's digging being appointed a judge by his own grave. Aren't there any the Sargent administration,advisors in the White House passed away recently. He was willing to stand up to him and much respected and beloved tell Him to STOP] (How about by the East Boston community it, Melania?) ... Tffl next time/ NEAD Free LEGAL NOTICE Arts & Crafts Program Once again this summer, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will offer free Arts and Crafts Programs to the youth of the North End. Under the artistic direction of Patricia Romano, NEAD will offer Arts & Crafts outside the con- cession stand at the Mira- bella Pool every Thursday from now to August 10, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. A different craft will be offered each week as well as gimp and potholder making. You do not need to be a pool member to participate. Some crafts will require a parent to help the children make the craft. This is not a drop-off activity. Romano will be working with Marlo D'Anna as they have for the last several years. Romano will also be offering a diffeent craft on Thursday, July 13% from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Prado as part of the North End Music and Per- forming Arts Center's Summer Concert Series. Stop by either place and make a fun craft to take home. NEAD is sponsored by Ever- source Energy and many indi- vidual and business donations. Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Middlesex Division 208 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-,5800 Docket No, MI17P3339EA Estate of ROBERT H. GRIFFIN Also Known As ROBERT HENRY GRIFFIN Date of Death April 4, 2017 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above- captioned estate, by Petition of PelJtioner Janice Marie LeBlanc of Whltinsville, MA. Janlce Made LeBlanc of Whltlnsvflle, MA has been informally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Repre- sentative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders ter- minating or restricting the powers of Personal Representatives appointed under informal pro- cedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run date: 7/14/17