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POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 2,2011 Page 7 RISTOR. I I I I SEPTEMBER ST. ROSALIE September 11 Procession Only - North Square I pm MORE Lawrence, MA FEAST OF THE THREE SAINTS September 2,3,4 Saints Alfio, Filadelfo and Cirino Common & Union Sts. Sunday Procession 3 pm Cambridge, MA SS COSMAS AND DAMIAN September 10 - 1 1 Warren and Cambridge Sts. Info: Carl 617-354-7992 Mrs. Murphy... As I See It We lucked out LaMattina, and all those who ing without licenses and with the storm donated their money and insurance, etc., and the gay- Sunday. Boston time ... The Saint Anthony's ernment is accepting this! escaped Hurri- Feast held in the North End Mayor Menino, who built one cane Irene's wrath when it weakened to a tropical storm. Some flood- ing was reported, and there were people left without electricity, but it was by far a less dangerous storm then predicted for Boston .... Due to the high winds dur- ing the storm, plows were out along Revere Beach Blvd. removing mounds of sand off the boulevard. Restaurants that had electricity were jammed ... Some good news! Real Estate is on an up- swing. Real Estate sales are up by seven percent. Inves- tors want more than a half percent return on their money markets and bank accounts and are starting to invest in real estate that is at an all time low L. People are still talking about Eastie Pride Day held August 20 th. This day is always a memo- rable one for the people of East Boston. Hats off to Bos- ton City Councilor Sal last Friday evening was packed. Due to the hurri- cane, the feast was can- celled Saturday and Sunday. The St. Anthony prosession through the streets of the North End will be held on Sunday, September 4 th for those who want to attend. There is nothing anywhere like the feasts held in the North End. The nostalgia, and excitement generated from these Feasts cannot be duplicated! Hundreds of thousands of St. Anthony fol- lowers lined the streets waiting to pin money and jewelry on their patron Saint! ... The Obama's are living the good life[ It was reported that Michelle Obama spent ten million on herself since her husband's administra- tion ... One in seven Ameri- cans are receiving federal assistance. Not to mention illegals all over the country that are getting free health care, not paying taxes, driv- of the biggest political em- pires Boston has ever known, is against deporting any illegal for "as he calls it" small crimes that include stealing cars, etc., "not im- portant enough TO SEND THEM PACKING'I Another political maneuver to get himself re-elected ... Shame on supporters of Massachu- setts Governor Deval Patrick! I'm referring to special inter- est groups and those who benefited by his re-election, because the rest of us haven't benefited a thingI. Once in office you can't get these diehards out!!! ... Heard East Boston Savings Bank, is building at another location. The Bank is growing in leaps and bounds. Why is it, this bank is surviving while other banks are failing or need government bailed outs???? ... It's back to school time. We urge motorists to drive care- fully through the streets of East Boston ... Till next time! NOAA and France Partner to Protect CUCCHIELLO'S BAKERY Cucchiello Bakery is a Day Square landmark, an old- school Italian bakery like the ones you remember as a kid. The Day Square site has been operating for nearly a dozen years, run for many years by Sonny Cucchiello until he passed away about five years ago. Today, Cucehiello's is run by Sonny's brother Michael and his son, Mike Jr. Shown in photo are owner Michael Cucchiello and Lisa Nickerson. (Photo by Sal Giarratani) All the glory that was Rome ..... Pompei CAFFr PoP[I .80 HAIMOVR 5TRT XJORTH EJD SOS'rOY,J, }',.AA 02113 I'(L. 617-227-1562 FASC 617-742-7927 CASH In Your Gold Bistro Beer * Wine North Atlantic Humpback Whales NOAA and France's Pro- tected Areas Agency have signed a "sister sanctuary" agreement to support the pro- tection of endangered hump- back whales that migrate an- nually more than 3,000 miles between NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanc- tuary off the Massachusetts coast and Agoa Marine Mam- mal Sanctuary in the Caribbean's French Antilles. The agreement will help improve humpback whale re- covery in the North Atlantic by enhancing management coordination efforts between the two sanctuaries. This ef- fort will help improve knowl- edge about humpbacks in the Atlantic and the threats they face from natural and man- made changes to their envi- ronment. Both sanctuaries provide critical support for the same population of whales, which spend spring and sum- mer in the feeding grounds of Stellwagen Bank before heading south to the warmer waters of the Caribbean Sea in late fall to mate and give birth to their young. The French Antilles islands are at the Caribbean's eastern edge. The two sites will explore new avenues for collaborative education, scientific and management efforts, includ- ing joint-research and moni- toring programs. NOAA an- ticipates the relationship will be crucial to the long-term conservation of the North Atlantic humpback whale population. r$--.,,.,zo:[oJ.L.afolum, z,j,-- $'I I I I I I 345 7B87-%d-Y]k Hv e ' e I I Honest & Trusted for 33 Years!! I L$  |Ill I ',,...I |{']k |IJI*'I['OIIJB L,.mm,, ,h ." This new agreement builds on an effort begun in 2006 when the world's first sister sanctuary initiative focused on trans-boundary humpback whales and their critical habitats was launched be- tween the Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary and the Domini- can Republic. Another agree- ment signed in July between Stellwagen Bank and the government of Bermuda also strives to help protect the species along its migration route from the Gulf of Maine to the Caribbean Sea through cooperation on scientific and educational programs. "The expansion of our sister sanctuary work to in- clude the French Antilles will play a powerful role in protecting endangered hump- back whales, and the opportunity for international cooperation in marine con- servation is invaluable," said Daniel J. Basta, director, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. "This agreement has the potential to improve our scientific knowledge, enhance our management ability and increase awareness of the sister sanctuary program to other nations interested in such a partnership -- all of which are benefits that extend far beyond the bound- aries of the sanctuaries involved." "We share whales with other nations, just as we share the responsibility for protecting these spectacular animals," said Dr. Craig MacDonald, Stellwagen Bank superintendent. "Our broad- est mandate is to engender a new discussion in our soci- ety about the importance of protecting trans-boundary species, the special places where they live, and our responsibility as global stewards." # L[TCIA RISTORANTE & BAR Traditional Italian Cuisine Donato Frattaroli 415 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113 617.367.2353 -- Open for Lunch and Dinner Daily -- Private dining rooms for any occasion ,.__;__'_-_,_-_J_-L_'--_-L-_'_-__---_--------_------._--_----_'-/ "Y.L--- :- -- ....