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PAG E 14 POST-GAZEI-rE, OCTO BER 7, 2016 West End Museum Hosts 7th Annual Italian Heritage Month Celebration Features Honoree Night & Film Series The West End Museum is host- ganization of academic and busi- ing events celebrating Italian ness professionals who strive Heritage Month for the seventh to preserve Italian-American consecutive year. Prior to the heritage, and sits on the board demolition of Boston's West End of directors for the Dante AUgh- during urban renewal, many ieri Society of Massachusetts, a Italian-American families called nonprofit that promotes Italian the neighborhood home. The language and culture. He also Museum honors this former little has received a Stella Della Soli- piece of Italy along with old and darieta' Italiana Award from the new residents of Italian heritage. Italian government. HONOREE NIGHT These men represent the best Tuesday, October 11th; of the old West End and of 6:30 to 8:00 pm Italian-American culture. The Free and Open to the public West End Museum is proud to Each year, the Museum se- honor them and their numerous lects West Enders of Italian notable accomplishments. descent to recognize for their ITALIAN FILM SERIES contributions to preserving the The West End Museum is culture of the West End and its located at 150 Staniford Street, rich immigrant history. This Boston. All screenings are FREE years Italian Heritage Month {suggested donation $5); pre- honorees are Michael W. Catal- registration required at: thew- do and Dr. Stephen F. Maio, estendmuseum.org/whats_on/ both native-born West Enders event-registration. who have furthered the legacy UGLY, DIRTY AND BAD of the neighborhood and fos- (BROTII, ~PORCRI tered Italian-American culture. E CATT/V/) Honoree presentations will be Wednesday, October 12~, followed by a reception with light 7:00 pm refreshments. This "tragicomic" portrait Michael W. Cataldo was of a very dysfunctional ram- an active member of the West ily revolves around patriarch, End House in his youth. In the Giacinto MazzateUa (Manfredi}, House's David A. Ellis Club, who lives with a legion of rela- he participated in sports, de- fives in a tiny shack on the hills bate, declamation, journalism of Rome. When he refuses to and other activities all aimed share with them any part of the at promoting the well-rounded million lire he receives in an in- scholar/athlete. He credited surance payout after losing his those experiences with instilling eye, and then starts spending it in him a sense of fierce competi- on a mistress, his wife, children tion, a desire to achieve, and a and other relatives begin plot- high level of organization that ting his demise. This g!eefully later led him to success in the offensive film, a savage, 'desper- corporate world of insurance, ate (if often very funny) satire of As president of the West End greed, is brilliantly written and House Alumni Association in directed. In fact, it earned Ettore 1962 and president of the House Scola a Best Director award 40 itself in 1979, Cataldo helped to years ago at the Cannes Film ensure the future of the orga- Festival. (1976; Comedy~Drama; nization. He was instrumental NR; Italian (English Subtitles}; in establishing the Jacob M. Director:Ettore Scola; StarsNino Burnes Endowment Fund in Manfredi, Maria Luisa Santella, the 1980s to guarantee the long- Francesco AnnabaUi). term financial stability of the 19/)O MODO group. Cataldo also served as co- Wednesday, October lgh chairman of the West End House 7:00pm Camp Committee for many years A metaphysical mystery based before he passed away in 1999. on the novel by Leonardo Scias- Dr. Stephen F. Maio was very cia, Todo Modo offers a not- active in the West End Houses so-veiled critique of Christian George Brenner Association, an- Democratic political power, In other scholar/athlete club. Like the film, Italy's most success- the Ellis Club, the Brenner As- ful politicians go on a monastic sociation required its=members retreat at the convent of Don to partake in academic-oriented Gaetano (Mastroianni) to con- activities in order to play sports, template their notable careers This proved a winning combina- and secretlydevise a new power tion for Dr. Maio, developing his structure. Chief among them passion for education. He went is the president (Volonte), a on to dedicate 32 years to the ~ supposedly pious, modest man Wakefield, MA, public school consumed by ambition and system: 6 years as a junior high guilt. After a series of mysteri= teacher, 11 years as the princi- ous crimes, the consortium pal, and 15 years as superinten- becomes divided and, ultimately, dent of schools. He has served depleted. Shortly after its origi- Cambridge College since 2001 hal release in Italy, Todo Modo In various roles and is currently was banned, according to some adjunct professor in the doctoral Italian newspapers, for being a program. He is a past president threat to the re-election of Aldo and the current board chairman Moro, who was later kidnapped of the Pirandello Lyceum, an or- and assassinated. (1976; Drama; Happy Columbus Day A Classic C ar Parlor Boston's largest private ci'g,ir lockers & museum food offerings, cigar offerings, and top shelf liqueur 292 Hanover Street Boston, Massachusetts 617-227-0295 News Briefs (continued from Page I) car with a surprised look on his to the 1= Amendment. Will free face when he looked up. Just speech get censored by leaders another deer, I guess, from around the world who Where is Our Syrian Policy? don't believe in free speech? It The ceasefire didn't hold and could very well happen, and we Rated R; Italian {English Sub- it appears our foreign policy in would be powerless to stop it. titles}; Director: Elio Petri; Stars that part of the world is drift- Today, the Internet is part of Gian Maria Volont~, Marcello ing crisis to crisis. Thank God that alternative media, like talk Mastroianni, MariangelaMelato}. that Syria and Russia linked radio protects all of us from IN TRE NAME OF THE up to take on the terrorist the mainstream media which POPE KING rebels inside Syria. Aleppo is many times censors the news (INNGMEDELPAPARI now depending on two so-called they think we shouldn't hear. Wednesday, October 2Gh, bad guys in Assad and Putin We need news sources that cut 7:00pm to do what we have apparently right threw them and speak to It is 1867 in Rome, and Gen- been unable to do. us and for us. eral Garibaldi's rebels are brew- The Obama Foreign Policy has Call your representatives in ing a revolution to overthrow the been a disaster from the get-go. Washington, DC and protect Pope's secular authority. Don Just look at Iraq, we pulled out free speech in America by keep- Colombo (Manfredi), a world- quickly andleft a vacuum for ing the Internet control in our weary judge on the papal court, ISIS to be conceived. Remem- hands. America created the wants to resign, disgusted by ber when Obama promised Internet and it works well today. the violence to which the papacy all Americans would be outDon't hand controlover to those resorts to retain that power. But of that troubled piece of real who don't appreciate democracy his resignation is delayed by the estate? Well, we now have 6,000 as much as we do. news that his one sexual liaison pairs of boots on the ground Senate Overrides Obama 19 years prior produced a son over there. Can anyone spell on Saudi 9/11 Bill (Mattei}, one of the rebels arrest- VIETNAM? The U.S. Senate recently over- ed for a bombing and facing ex-Fundamental rode President Obama's veto ecution. Colombo uses his influ- Transformation of legislation that would allow ence to gain the youth's release of the Internet? relatives of 9/I i victims to sue and forcibly holds him; the son Remember when President Saudi Arabia. The finalvote was wants to face the executioner Obama was running for presi- 97-1 with both vice presidential with his comrades. The plot has dent in 2008? He promised he candidate Tim Kaine and Bernie many more twists and turns, but would fundamentally transform Sanders not voting. Harry Reid the developing relationship offa- America. Well, he has beenwas the lone NO vote. Thank ther and son takes center stage trying to do just that, and little God he's going back home from with an exploration of the effect by little the America we knew the Senate. A win for America. the two men from diametrically is changing, and not for the The measure is now back in opposed political positions have better, the House for its vote, which on one another. (1977; Drama/ Well, now he wants to funda- most likely will be an override History/Romance; Rated R; Ital- mentally transform the power of of the Obama veto. ian {English Subtitles}; Director: the Internet, and take it out of End Quote LuigiMagni,'StarsNinoManfredi, American hands by putting it in =He who cannot put his DaniloMattei, CarmenScarpitta). control of an international body. thoughts on ice should not The Museum is located near What havoc that could cause to enter into the heat of dispute. North Station at 150 Staniford the power of the Internet and -- Friedrich Nietzsche Street. Suite 7. Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00pro; Friday l:00pm- 5:00pm; Satur- day 11:00am - 4:00pro. Admis- Hoops and Hockey (Continued from Page 16) sion is free. For further information, visit players in a phone booth -- a un w.thewestendmuseum.org, real one, you know, with the accordion closing doors and the oval seat that was within. LEGAL NOTICE By the way, do you know Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambddge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI16PS048EA Estate of MYRTLE L. NIHEN Date of Death August 19, 2016 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative- has been filed by Barbara Nihen of Harwich, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. The Petitioner requests that Barbara Nthen of Harwich, MA be appointed as Personal Represantative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsuper- vised administration. IMPORTANT NOTICE You have the dght to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before 10:08 a.m. on the return day of October 27, 2016. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you tail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you. UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUSEI"rs UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC) A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised edmin- ist~n is nut required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the admin~ directly from the Personol Reprneentative and may potl" tlon the Court in any matter relating to the estate, Including the dlsffibution of assets and expenses of administration. Witness, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., Rrat Justice of this Court. Date: September 29, 2016 Tara E. DeCdstofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 10/7/16 of any still in existence in the Boston area? The last real clas- sic ones we saw, wood finish and all, were a pair inside the Arlington Town Hall back in the mid 1990's. There also was an outdoor giass-enclosed one LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Fqmily Court Middlesex Division 208 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI16P4612EA Estate of ROBERT CHARLES THOMPSON Also Known As BOB THOMPSON Date of Death August 7, 2016 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Pe~oner Herbert D. Thompson of Gainesville, VA, a Will has been admitted to informal probate. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate 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 pe "t~ion the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including dBtribuifon of assets and e~penses 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 obtJned from the Pe "l~oner. Run date: 10/7/16 near the entrance to the Stone Zoo in Stoneham for many years. One of the keys to Jagr's elder status is that he's not re- ally looking for job security; he just wants to continue playing hockey. That means he won't ask a general manager for a long term contract. He knows that at his age he won't get one. So he~l continue to accept one and two year deals. His current pact, signed with Florida back on May 54, is for one year at $4 million per- fectly acceptable to both sides means that number 68 will be returning to the Panthers for another season after joining the franchise back in February, 2015. But really, when you think about it, the Panthers are getting somewhat of a bargain. A younger player with team- leading stats would command much more during contract negotiations. But he isn't a young man, at least by NHL standards. He's just the Ageless One, the NHL's personification of the Energizer Bunny. He just keeps goIng and going and going. For more information call 617-227-8929