Join North End Youth Hockey, an introduction to hockey program for kids 5-12 years old. The program will be held on Saturday mornings at the Steriti Skating Rink starting December 15, 2012. See this flyer for registration details.
It was the “Battle of the Saints” last Saturday at the Langone Park bocce courts where all of the Feast Societies competed in a tournament. At the end, it was the Saint Agrippina Society claiming the championship trophy. The $1,000 prize was donated to North End Against Drugs and the St. Agrippina Children’s Toy Program [...]
This past Saturday, October 13th, all of the Feast Societies in the North End held a “Battle of the Saints” Bocce Tournament. Over a couple hundred members of all the North End Feast Societies filled the Bocce Courts on Commercial Street. Tons of fun was had by all who participated! St. Agrippina Feast Society walked [...]
The big day is coming up on Saturday, October 20th at 1:00 pm when the statue of Tony DeMarco will be unveiled in the North End on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets (near Mother Anna’s). In preparation for the celebration scheduled during Italian Heritage Month, DeMarco is interviewed by BNN News in this [...]
North End Waterfront Health’s Fall Bocce Ball was a roaring success with hundreds of participants involved in the unique networking event among neighbors and friends. There was free Ducali’s pizza, educational tables about NEW Health and plenty of fun bocce. The event was held on Thursday night, October 11th at the North End’s Langone Park [...]
The NEAA-Nazzaro Center Small Fry Basketball League, one of the most popular programs run out of the center, is about to begin again for its 40th season! The various levels of the league provide winter long basketball instructional and (mildly) competitive basketball for Boys and Girls Ages 4-14. The games/instruction are held on Thursday/Friday Evenings [...]
The NEAA Dodgers squared off with a very talented team from Lawrence in a battle for the 2012 Champs Boston Wood Bat Championship. The undefeated Dodgers had to like their chances with ace Greg Bilikas on the hill. Bilikas was the winning pitcher August 5th when the Dodgers took home the Lou Tompkins Championship this [...]
The NEAA 19 and under Dodgers played the Boston Padres in the semi-finals of the Boston Champs Wood Bat League. The number one seeded Dodgers took on the 4th seeded Padres in a battle to the end. Mike Martignetti got the start for the Dodgers and did not disappoint. Mike threw a complete game 2-hitter, [...]
The 19 and under NEAA Dodgers rode strong pitching and explosive hitting to wrap up the wood bat regular season undefeated with a 6-0 record and became the number one seed for the playoffs. In their wins the Dodgers outscored their opponents 38-2. The starting rotation of Greg Bilikas, Mike Martignetti, Vin Lopriore and Mark [...]
Super Soccer Stars is back! The schedule and details are shown below. Boston Harbor Community Church 9 Salutation St. Running through December 18th 2 – 3 year olds: Tuesdays 11:00 – 11:40am 3 – young 4 year olds: Tuesdays 4:15 – 5:00pm Older 4 – 5 year olds: Tuesdays 3:20 – 4:10pm Introducing our NEW [...]
All are invited to participate in North End Waterfront Health’s Fall Bocce Ball Tournament on Thursday, October 11th at 6:00pm in the North End’s Langone Park (Commercial Street). Click here to register. The NEW Health’s Fall Bocce Ball is unique networking event that will provide participants with the opportunity to meet neighbors and friends, enjoy [...]
Did you see the athlete swimming in Boston Harbor past the North End on Saturday? It was Italian amputee swimmer, Salvatore Cimmino, on the final leg of a 16-mile swim to prove that the physically disabled can do amazing things. The 7-hour swim started at UMass Boston and continued out to the Boston Harbor Islands [...]
Event announcement and sketch rendering of the Tony DeMarco statue, courtesy of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame: Event: Former undisputed Welterweight Champion, Tony DeMarco, will attend the unveiling of his statue in Boston’s North End. Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Corner of Hanover St. [...]
They came from far and wide to Boston’s North End to play and watch the 9th Annual Bocce Tournament of National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame – New England Chapter, in partnership with the “Taste of the North End.” Held on September 16, 2012 at the Langone Park Bocce Courts, funds were raised for [...]
The NEAA Senior Dodgers opened up the 19u wood bat tournament sweeping a doubleheader from the East Boston Eagles by scores of 8-1 and 12-0. The Dodgers, who haven’t played a game since their championship victory on August 5th did not look like a rusty team. Playing their first game with wood bats they scored early [...]
If you see a swimmer in the Harbor passing by the North End on the morning September 22nd, don’t be surprised … it’s just Salvatore Cimmino. Nic Orichuia tells the inspirational story on Bostoniano.info: When Salvatore Cimmino looks across the Boston Bay, he doesn’t see a vast stretch of water. What he sees is the [...]
Over 200 people attended the 2nd Annual Pilates in the Park on Saturday, September 8th in the Rose Kennedy Greenway in front of the North End. Hosted by Jennifer Phelan Pilates and sponsored by ZICO Coconut Water this free community class highlighted Phelan’s award- winning Pilates Fusion workout. The beats of DJ Kupah James could [...]
Coming off their 19u Lou Tompkins Championship the NEAA Senior Dodgers will enter the 19u Fall Wood Bat Classic Tournament put on by Champs Boston and the Boston Foundation. Coaches Ralph Martignetti, Randy Foley and Steve Passatempo will take their recently crowned squad and give it one more go against some of the best teams [...]
Labor Day weekend brought the 3rd Annual Fall Bocce Classic, known as “Michael’s Tournament” to Langone Park. The event welcomes North Enders and friends to serious bocce while honoring the late Michael Mendola. The event is organized by Michael’s brother, Joe Mendola, and features the expresso and ziti of Natale DeMarco among other homemade offerings. [...]
An end of summer party was on tap at the Mirabella Pool on Sunday over Labor Day weekend, two days before the pool closes for the season. Fortunately, the sun held out for a big time cookout with music by DJ Sal Bartolo. Here are some photos from the event.
Saturday, September 8th 11:00am – 12:00pm Location: Rose Kennedy Greenway located at the North and Cross St. intersection in the North End of Boston Grab your Pilates mat, bring your friends and come enjoy the fresh air and live DJ at the 2nd annual FREE Pilates in the Park with Jennifer Phelan, sponsored by ZICO [...]
2012 NEAA Soccer Registration has begun. Boys and girls ages 4 to 11 will be in three different divisions this year. 4/5 year olds, 6 to 8 year olds and 9 to 11 year olds. The program is co-ed and boys and girls will be on the same team. To register go to neaabaseball.org and [...]
Cliff diving into Boston Harbor returned to the ICA this week for the second year, with preliminary rounds on Friday and the finals on Saturday. The photo gallery below captures the Friday action. Click the thumbnails to enlarge and start the slideshow.
Please join us on Sunday, September 16, 2012 for NIASHF New England Chapter’s 9th Annual Annual Bocce Tournament! The festivities will begin at 10:00 am at the Langone Park Bocce Courts on Commercial Street in Boston’s North End. The costs are just $50 per person to play and dine (including a team t-shirt) or $25 [...]
Here are the Winners of the Johnny Paolo Memorial Bocce Tournament as part of 2012 North End Family Pride Day at Langone Park. Photos by John Romano.
North End Family Pride Week means great little league baseball sponsored by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and the North End Athletic Association (NEAA). NEAD shares these photos from Saturday’s games at Langone and Puopolo Parks, including the NEAD Family Game and the LaFesta Baseball Exchange with North Adams. Photos courtesy of NEAD.
On Thursday, August 2, 2012, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) entered a team of 13-15 year old players to compete against an elite team of same-age boys from Japan! This annual Japan-Boston Baseball Exchange is sponsored by the Boston Red Sox Foundation and was played at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. The Coaches for [...]
The North End Dodgers went into the Lou Tompkins All-Star Baseball Tournament of Champions as the #1 seed. In order to win the championship the Dodgers were going to need to win three games in three days against three stellar opponents. Led by the pitching of Greg Bilikas and Ryan Colbert and the all-around outstanding [...]
It was European Football at Fenway when Italy’s AS Roma won over Liverpool FC, 2-1, in an exciting game on July 25, 2012. Enjoy these photos by Rosario Scabin, Ross Photography and courtesy of the Post-Gazette. [...]
The NEAA Soccer program will begin its 3rd year and will have a soccer program for ages 4 to 11 years old this year. The season will begin in mid September and go through early November. Games are on Saturday mornings. We typically start at 9:30am and go through 1:30pm. The league is for boys [...]
Our 13-5-1 record and 9 game winning streak has earned us the number one seed in the 19 and under Lou Tompkins Tournament of Champions. Here is the schedule. We open Wednesday at Bunker Hill College at 5:30 probably vs the South End. If you are interested in watching some good baseball we’d love the [...]
The NEAA 19u Dodger’s team riding a 6 game winning streak thrusted themselves into first place in the Lou Tompkins All-Star baseball league. The Dodgers have been red-hot for the last 3 weeks and playing their best baseball of the season. Led by their rock solid pitching staff and suddenly explosive offensive the Dodgers have [...]
As dog owners work to create a dog park in the North End, another group is moving closer to the creation of a nearby skatepark under the Zakim Bridge. The Charles River Conservancy has announced that a Memorandum of Agreement has been signed between CRC and the State’s Department of Conservation and Recreation. With the [...]
On Thursday, August 2, 2012, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will once again enter a team of 13-15 year old players to compete against an elite team of same-age boys from Japan! This annual Japan-Boston Baseball Exchange is sponsored by the Boston Red Sox Foundation and will be played at Puopolo Park on Commercial [...]
Senior Dodgers The NEAA Senior Dodgers (19 and under) are at the halfway point of their 2012 Lou Tompkins All-Star baseball season. The Dodgers currently find themselves in 2nd place. The Dodgers are paced by an incredibly deep and talented pitching staff. Team ace Greg Bilikas and his 0.86 era is ably supported by a [...]
by Phil Orlandella North End Athletic Association Majors Commissioner Ralph Martignetti has announced its team that will participate in the 2012 Mayor’s Cup Tournament. The team will be coached by Al Vilar, assisted by Mike Szulc, Tim Griffin and Dan Shea. The players are: Francis Shea, Mattea DelPeschio, Calvin Szulc, Isabella Vilar, Brianna Woods, Richard [...]