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POST-GAZE.TTE, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 . Page 5 NORTH END LIBRARY HOSTS Project Pesce Azzurro-- Blue Fish from Sicily Left to Right: Alessandra Russo, General Director of Family and Social Policies, Region of Sicily; Giuseppe Pastorelli, Consul General of Italy in Boston; Dave Casoni, Secretary of Massachusetts Lobsterman's Association; Francesco Daniele, Federazione Siciliana of Massachusetts; Giovanni Bologna, General Director of Public Function, Office of the President, Region of Sicily; Sara Baer-Sinnott, President of "Old Ways Preservation Trust"; Salvatore Mazzola, Centro Nazionale di Ricerca and Lucio Oieni, Director of Family and Social Policies, Region of Sicily. (Photos by Rosario The North End Boston Pub- lic Library recently had the pleasure of hosting a semi- nar and exhibit on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. Boston's historic North End was a great setting for the event as many Sicilian immigrants settled in this area. The Region of Sicily under the auspices of Alessandra Russo, General Director of Family and Social Poli- cies, in collaboration with Salvatore Mazzola from Centro Nazionale di Ricerca and Francesco Daniele of the Federazione Siciliana di Massachusetts presented an exhibit which illustrated the value of blue fish and its healthy properties, by conjugat- ing economic development with environ- ment protection, which is the principle mission of the marine policies in the Region of Sicily. As part of a project funded by the Region of Sicily, the mission is to trace stories of Sicilian immigrants in all parts of the world. This particular seminar focused on the fishing industry. This initiative aims at promoting Sicilian fish species and their Giovanni Russo (Boston) and Giovanni Bologna Scabin, Ross Photography) health characteristics. As the seminar pointed out the Sicilian marine heritage, in the framework of fishery economy related to sustain- able development, the in- tent is to further explore Sicily's roots in Boston. The reach out will be specifically to sons and daughters of immigrants to expand the region's mission in sustain- ing this culture in America. They want to establish the basis of cooperation between Italy and the USA. The group was well received by many local organizations and me- dia partners. Many thanks to all participants and sup- porters, from City of Boston Mayor Menino's Office, The Consul General of Italy Boston, Accademia Italiana della Cucina (Boston), Massachusetts Lobsterman's Association, "Old Ways Preservation Trust," Western Sicilian Fishermen's Organization, The North End Public Library, Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Association, Augusta Boston Club, Boston World Partnership and Damiano's Ristorante. ACCEPTING Advertisements World Eco Art Project to Collaborate with Renowned Local Artist Giovanni DeCunto and the Nazarro Community Center BEREA VEMENTBUFFET;;14.95 >' The World Eco Art Project (WECO), a non-profit founded and based in Boston is proud to announce its collabora- tion with renowned local art- ist Giovanni DeCunto and the Nazarro Community Center to create one of the All the glory that was Rome ..... Pompei Bistro * Beer Wine first national recyclable art programs. Mr. DeCunto has hangings in many local and national museums, as well as being a stalwart figure in the North End artistic scene. The Nazarro Community Center is able to provide the vast amounts of imagina- tion required in the form of children ranging from 6 to 18. WECO is committed to fostering a sustainable artis- tic program in Boston that can be used as a guideline for a national program with many local feeder programs contributing. World Eco Art Project The World Eco Art Project is the brainchild of Mark Pincus, a local entrepre- neur. Its vision is to gener- ate good will, and proffer the idea of sustainable art using the nearly infinite resource of children's energy and imagination. Sustaining the non-profit model using recy- clable materials, and local resources is included in the (Continued on Page 13) .IUSTINE YANDLE PHOTOGRAPHY 781.589.7347 JUSTINE.YANDLE@GMAIL.COM WWW.JUSTINEYANDLEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM POST-GAZETTE EAST BOSTON SATELLITE OFFICE NOW OPEN MARIE MATARESE 35 Bennington Street, East Boston 617.227.8929 TUES. 10:00 A.M. - 3.00 P.M. THURS. 11:00 A.M.- 2:00 P,M, General Advertisements * Sales and Rentals Memorials * Legals ADVERTISING WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE f I'INELLI'S @ 7670077h7 Please accept sincere condolences, from the Spinelli's family and staff. During this difficult time, we would like to offer our facility at a specially reduced price, for you, your family and friends. SERVED UPON ARRIVAL Coffee, Mini Danish Pastries and Tea Breads BUFFET LUNCHEON MENU Tossed Salad, Assorted Rolls with Butter Chicken, Ziti and Broccoli Alfredo Eggplant Parmigiana Italian Sausages, Onions and Potatoes Above price does not include a 15% Administration Fee and a 7% Mass State Tax. 280 BENNINGTON STREET, EAST BOSTON, MA Telephone: 617-567-4499 www.spinellis.com J