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16 l,,iI,m,ll,i,,,hl,i,Ilhdli,ll,lnh.,l,lhhhhhlllilhll, /. ............... MIXED ADC 07099 19 PAUL JEFFKO SMALL TO PAPERS, INC. 217 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 96584-2263 T THE ITALIAN-AMERICAN VOICE OF MASSACHUSETTS L (Formerly LA GAZZETTA del MASSACHUSETTS) E VOL. 118 - NO. 39 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 $.35 A COPY 2014 October 00talian J00,tri[atle 00ontb America in History Landing of Columbus Designs created & implemented by Constantine Brumidi (1805-1880), the Michelangelo of the United States Capitol OCTOBER IS ITALIAN HERITAGE MONTH IN MASSACHUSETTS. CELEBRATE ITALIAN HERITAGE WITH A MONTH OF EVENTS, VIEW PAGES 7-9 FOR A CALENDAR LISTING The Annual Kick-off event this year will be held on Wednesday evening, October 1st at the House Chamber,3rd Floor of the State House, Boston, Massachusetts from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian anthems and other musical selections. Attend with friends and family and show your support for October Italian American Heritage Month! A proclamation by Governor Deval Patrick will be read. Honored Guest: Consul General of Italy, Nicola De Santis. A wonderful program has been planned, so please join us! Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be sewed. For additional information contact: Dr. John Christ0foro 781-648-5678, James DiStefano 617-909-5403, Lino Rullo 781-862-1633 or Hon. Joseph Ferrino, Ret. 617-569-2110, Hon. Peter Agnes. JOIN US FOR AN ITALIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION AT BOSTON CITY HALL! Boston City Councilors Michael Flaherty and Sal LaMattina invite you to this year's Italian flag raising at Boston City Hall in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. Join friends and families in a community celebration that will feature honored guests, entertainment and refreshments. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 1 st from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Boston City Hall's Piemonte Room, which is located on the 5 th Floor. We will be honored to have you join us. To RSVP and for more information, please call Councilor Fiaherty's offioe at 617-635-4205. by Sal Giarratani Whose Boots are Made for Walking? Lately when I think of President Obama and ISIS, I think of Nancy Sinatra and whose boots. The president repeats over and over again that Ameri- can boots will never hit the ground in this non- Islamic, non-war. I guess the boots will belong to a bunch of dentists, doctors and farmers who over- night will become the Green Berets. Meanwhile, the French Air Force just target bombed a couple of spots in Iraq. Just enough I assume that our president can say we are part of a coalition of forces fighting ISIS. Whatever Happened to Bob "B-1" Dornan? Twenty years ago this guy was everywhere. He served in the U.S. House as a Republican in Orange County, California back when this area was very conservative. However, after 10 terms, the liber- als invaded Orange County and it is now knee- deep in Blue Country. Back when I was younger, Dornan used to co- star with actor Robert Lansing on "12 O'clock High" on TV. Then he ended up as a long-time congress- man. He was always on some conservative show. I hadn't heard of him in yea]: and then last week there he was on the Sean I-lan,;ty Radio Show talk- ing about Obama. Hillary, !e.hazi and ISIS. Bob hasn't lost his touch over the years or his strong patriotic voice. He is now a spry 81 years old and plans on never retiring from bis duty as an Ameri- can. What Happened to Our Common Identity? As that bearded Robertson guy from Duck Dynasty (Continued on Page 12) 89 .,1 mual Saint Joseph's Feast OCTOBER 3-5, 2014 The 89 ' mual Saint ,Joseph's Fetal will be tak- ing place the weekend of October 3-5. [!,is year the society has decided to take a different path, a return to the feasts of the pa-,, mak ing this year's theme fam- ily. Friday October 3 '' wdll be the opening night from 6:00- II:00 pm; all are welcome to join the Saint Joseph Soci- ety for an evening with friends, food and street mu- sic outside the Saint Joseph Society, 467 Hanover Street. John Romano will, be receiv- ing the "Mr. Community Award," for all the time and effort he has donated to the North End throughout the years, taking leadership roles in organizations such as NEAD, NEMPAC, NEAA and the Nazzaro Center. On Saturday, October 4 th there will be a short procession; the statue of Saint Joseph will be taken to the Prado for a family day where everyone can enjoy exciting entertain- ment provided by Street Magic, Ray Cavicchio and his Orchestra, Frank Zarba. Cecilia Colucci, Gian Faraone and NEMPAC sing- ers. Children will also enjoy free Face Painting, Balloons. Pumpkin Painting, among many other activities. Throughout all three clays there will be a sidewalk caf in the eCening, it will fea- ture :-;lsic by Ray Cavicchio. On Sunday, Octo- ber 5 h there will be a Mass at 11:00 am at Saint Cardinal Sean O'Malley Stephen's Church followed by a procession with Saint Joseph throughout the Streets of the North End ac- companied by several marching bands. On Sunday, of the follow- ing week. October 12 t, the Saint Joseph Society will have a special Mass oflici- ated by Cardinal Sean O'Malley al Saint Stephen's Church at 11:00 am. Follow- ing the Mass there will be a meet and greet with the Cardinal O'Malley in the Prado. All are welcomed to attend. THE POST-GAZETrE SATELLITE OFFICE IS NOW OPEN AT 35 BENNINGTON STREET, EAST BOSTON This office is open on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, for the convenience of our East Boston and North Shore clients and contributors Call 61 7-227-8?2? for more information ] &