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I POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 23, 2015 Page 7 Soprano Susan Davies to Perform LOVE: Made in America Join in supporting NEMPAC Faculty Member and Soprano Susan Davies in a recital titled LOVE: Made in America, Saturday, October 24th at 7:00 pm at St. Stephen's Church, 401 Hanover Street, North End, Boston. This program highlights the artistry and pas- sion of American composers and explores various styles rep- resentative of America's eclectic musical and cultural history. Enjoy foll songs, art songs, musical theater, and favorites from the Great American Songbook. The event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $i0-15 (all proceeds go directly to the artists). For further info on NEMPAC visit Bride Wins Ok Wedding FROM LOMBARDO'S Murphy... As I See It We have 24 mil- so. East Boston is a heavily con- outweigh the damaging impacts lion people incar- gested city with narrow streets on the city and neighborhoods. cerated that are and an abundance of cars would Neighborhood people disagree! non-violent of- make riding bikes, even in a bike ... If you're looking for a hearty fenders in this country today, lane, a dangerous situation! As breakfast at affordable prices, There are more people in prison it is now, wl~h parking on both look no further, Elite Donut in in the U,S.A. than anywhere in sides of the streets, cars are Day Square offers a breakfast the world. These offenders unable to pass one another,you can't finish. The quaint mostly consist of drug offend- How can anyone expect a bicy- breakfast shop, now decorated ers and the mentally ill. The cost clist to maneuver through for Halloween, has a whole new to taxpayers is approximately Easties' streets safely?. The ap- menu that will satisfy anyone's $50,000 to $60,000 a year, per proach puts pedestrians, bicy- cravingsl ... The pledgeby Mayor person. We can put this money clists and transit users on equal Walsh to add more police on the to better use by taking better ground with motor-vehicle driv- streets of East Boston is com- care of our veterans, seniors, ers, Mayor Walsh explained,forting to residents who are be- education, fixing our roads, etc. Bad idea and a dangerous one coming concerned with the rise ... Eight thousand people die a at thatl ... Another of Mayor in crime in their city ... With year from heroin alone, yet noth- Walsh's Boston neighborhoodproperty on the rise in East Bos- ing is being done in this coun- proposals, an IndyCar race ton, the Boston Inspectional try to stop the drugs from com- through the Seaport district. Dept., and Boston Redevelop- ing in! The only candidate talk- Seaport condo owners aren'tment are trying to enhance East ing on this important issue is pleasedIII A 2.2 mile racetrack, Boston by goingaround to busi- Donald Trump. The big move-which would circle the Boston nesses making sure they're in merit in this country today is not Convention Center and Exhibi- compliance with city ordinances. drugs, the media have decided tion Center and travel Congress Also, the BRA is discouraging to cover "Black Lives Matter." Street and the South Bostonnew businesses from installing Only in America! ... It's the thing Bypass may be good for Boston's grates, trying to give Eastie a safe of the future, but is Mayoreconomy, but not so good for environment look ... We will be Walsh's proposal of putting bike residents that live in the area. turning the clocks back shortly. lanes in East Boston a goodMayor Walsh said the tourism Have a safe and fun filled Happy idea? Many residents don't think and television audiences far Halloween ... T///next t/me! North End Against Drugs Family Dinner~Family Talk David Lombardo (left) and Francesca Lombardo (right) with Free Wedding Winner, Holly Lopes of Brockton. (Photo courtesy of Black Thumb Studio) Lombardo's gave away a free wedding at their bi-annual wed- ding showcase. The winner was Holly Lopes of Brockton. The wed- ding package is valued over $ I0,000 and includes a 3course menu, flowers and d6cor. She was one of 300 brides who entered to win. Lombardo's is a full service event venue located in Randolph, Massachusetts. Owned and operated by the Lombardo Family, now in their fourth generation of ownership, Lombardo ' s hosts weddings, social events and corporate events. Lombardo's originated in East Boston in 1963 and celebrated 50 years of business in 2013. On Monday, November 16th, North End Against NEAD's annual Hat & Glove Collection for the Drugs will host its Family Dinner/Family Talk St. Francis Homeless Shelter on Boylston Street at the Nazzaro Center. The event will start at in Boston will also be held at the event. We are 6:00 pm. looking for new hats and gloves for men and A delicious Italian meal will be served, which women. Even ffyou are not attending the dinner, will include: macaroni, meatballs, salad, bread & you can help those in need during the cold butter, a soft drink and light dessert. A guest weather by dropping off new hats and gloves on speaker has not yet been confirmed, but it will be November 16~h at the Nazzaro Center. someone to talk about drug abuse. The topic and Please email John Romano at jromano45 manner presented will be appropriate for all ages. to let him know how many in your Despite what some may feel, it is never too early family will be attending. Adults must attend with for your child to learn about the dangers of drugs their children and vice versa. Grandparents and and alcohol. This is for North End residents and other family members are also encouraged to Nazzaro Center members. It is free and space is attend with the chiklren. limited. Hope to see you there, N RISTORANTE & BAR Traditional Italian Cuisine 415 Hanover Street, Boston 617.367.2353 11 Mount Vernon Street, Winchester 781.729.0515 Christer, in9 B,:i LI Donato donato @ Fraflaroli Ji