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POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 12, 2012 Page 7 Celebrate October is Italian Heritage Month with "Autunno Cena e Ballo" In recognition of Italian Heritage Month, the Burlington Sons of Italy Lodge #2223 is celebrating the event with "Autunno Cena e Ballo" (autumn dinner and dance) on Friday, October 19 th at the Crestview in Woburn, located just off the square at 36 Montvale Avenue. The affair will begin at 6:30 pm for cocktails and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. Music will be provided by Trilogy, the best orches- tra in the area. In addition there will be door prizes and raffles. Join us for an evening of fine food, great music and good fellowship. For tickets and information call Joanne at 781-272-0233 or Anna at 781-272-0529. Sons of Italy Lodge #208 -. Monthly Meeting On Wednesday, October 17 the Sons of Italy Lodge #208 will be holding their monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center located at 30 N. Bennet Street, North End, Boston at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held every 3 rd Wednesday of the month and all new members are invited to attend. East Boston Ward 1 Republican Committee Calls Two Meetings in October Following a successful September 30 'h meeting, when State Senate candidate Tom Dooley and Republican State Com- mittee member Joyce Kelly joined us, the East Boston Ward 1 Republican Commit- tee meets Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm and Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 pm at the East Boston YMCA. We urge members to attend either or both meetings. East Boston residents who are registered to vote as undeclared independents or as Republicans are invited to attend the weekend or weekday meeting. Please call Chris Morton at (617) 569-4075 for more information about these sessions. The East Boston YMCA is at 215 Bremen Street in East Boston. The MBTA station closest to the YMCA is the Blue Line's Airport station. J.M. MECHANICA.L SERVICES, INC. Plumbing Heating Gas Fitting Fire Sprinklers Backflow Preventers COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL INDUSTRIAL% 24- HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE (617) 561-4733 i- LICENSED & INSURED i Happy Columbus Day from Industrial Credit Union "Banking Done Better" 1 Liberty Square, Boston 02109 617-742-1616 www.icu.org Mrs. Murpnv. . . As l See It The 64 t Colum- Senator Scott Brown march- bus Day Parade ing. Other public officials , has passed. Ev- included State Representa- '--  ery two years tire Carlo Basile, Senator the parade makes its way Anthony Petruccelli and from the North End into East Boston City Councilor Sal Boston. Hats off to the LaMattina. Paradegoers Columbus Day Committee were wowed by the Bat- who did a fine job in bring- mobile and said it was one ing the parade to the East of the highlights of the Boston community. A huge parade[ Congrats to Catie clap of thunder for Buddy Ruggierio who captured the Mangini, a veteran parade Miss Columbus Day Title. organizer; Buddy is a spe- Queen Isabella, played by cialist in this field and a the popular Sabina Taylor seasoned worker on parade left the crowd cheering and arrangements. Also, a Tip of whistling. After all was said the Hat belongs to business- and done, everyone appeared man Joe Ruggiero; commu- to enjoy the parade. And, nity activist Bill Chisholm; in typical Eastie hospitality and Main Streets Director style, there were party invi- Clark Moulaison who worked rations given for some lucky long and hard to make the parade attendees ... Elite parade a successful one. Donut in Day Square has This year's parade was dedi- prepared for Halloween cel- cared to Joe Keohane, corn- ebrations with an impres- munity activist and long sive Halloween window time parade committee display that is complete member who passed away with lights to guide the little recently. A sold out luncheon goblins on their trek for was given in Mr. Keohane's Trick or Treat ... Eastie lost honor at Spinelli's in East another member of its com- Boston a week before the munity, John Winn an East parade. Parade spectators Boston native who died un- were pleased to see U.S. expectedly last week. John was a friendly guy with a lot 0$lA Culture of friends. Mr. Winn never said no to a community chal- Series Presents lenge and always helped with fundraisers whenever HONORABLE asked. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and a MAUR0 PUPPIN us Veteran. John would be seen frequently hanging out The Cornelia dei Gracchi at Elite Donut and Kelley's Lodge #1583, of Watertown Pub. He will be missedl ... and The Massachusetts Did Mitt Romney blow Presi- Grand Lodge Sons of Italy dent Obama away or what??? in America is pleased to In the first debate, Obama announce a visit of the looked like a fish out of wa- Honorable Mauro Puppin, ter. Didn't quite get the Director of Italian Language questions or didn't have the and Education for the Italian Government in the New England area. His mission is intregal to that of the recently appointed Consul General, Giuseppe PastoreUi, to the City of Boston. Sig. Puppin, a native of Venice, will introduce him- self to our community and describe his efforts here in the Boston area. He will also address the current face of emigration as well as immigration in Italy today. Sig. Puppin is a longtime member of the Italian diplo- matic corps and has recently arrived from a three year assignment in London. He has indicated his satisfa tion in coming to the Boston area and anticipates an established Italian commu- nity with Italian cuisine reminiscent of home. He will speak at the Sons of Italy, 520 Pleasant Street, Watertown, on Tues- day, October 16 at 8:00 pro. Sig. Puppin is an affable and engaging speaker who will bring fresh light on the subject of both emigration and immigration in Italy today. This lecture is part of the ongoing Culture Series of lectures on all aspects of the Italian language and culture which has featured many speakers of expertise for the past six years. It is open to the public. Please contact Pat at 781- 272-5375 for further info. Refreshments will follow. Join us for a pleasant and enlightening evening. f East Boston slightest clue as to what is really happening in America and abroadf Obama could be seen looking at his tele- phone that may have had the answers he was looking for. The President never makes a speech without the teleprompter. You can be assured he will find a better means of communication with his team on the next debate. However, the liberal media gave him a pass on blowing his first debate against Mitt Romne. The media defended Obama by reporting it was Barack's anniversary and all he could think about was Michelle[ Try reporting, the man hasn't a clue about the real world! Falling real estate, high gas prices, high unemployment rate, bigger government, wel- fare and freebees is what Obama is about! Obama's record stinks and he's a bust! ... The Revere Beach connector between Wonder- land Station and the Revere Beach Boulevard is a class piece of construction. When finished it will add an improvement to the appear- ance of Revere Beach. And, speaking of Revere, voters are real happy with their new mayor. Dan Rizzo is really jumpstarting the economy in his city. Already his administration is plan- ning to hold fundraisers to bring a Columbus Day Parade to Revere. Lack of funds in the City of Revere prevented the parade from happening this year. Plus his administration is think- ing ahead in the event a casino comes to town ... Till next time! Working for you! Happy Columbus Day www.ebmainstreets.com Happy Columbus Day KIWANIS CLUB OF EAST BOSTON Ed Coletta, President P.O. Box 83 East Boston, MA 02128 617-650-3442 Happy Columbus Day from The 00irandello f.yceum Rosario Cascio, President Frank Ciano, Esq., First Vice-President Maria Capogreco, Second Vice-President and Treasurer Dorothy Maio, .Corresponding Secretary Maria Luisa Saraceni, Recording Secretary Lino Rullo, Scholarship Fund Executive Vincent Fazzolari, Scholarship Chairman Dr. Stephen F. Maio, Chairman of the Board www.pirandello.com MAIN STREETS