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Ten North End Residents to Run Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber

North End residents Emily Watson, Kathleen Splaine, Lindsay Lavin, Zachary Melnick, Robyn Olson, Karly Murphy, Erin Merritt, Tess Regan, Meghan Weiler, and Jennifer Murphy are running to conquer cancer as members of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 124th Boston Marathon.   The runners, along with more than 500 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge teammates, will run Massachusetts’ historic Read More…

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North End Residents to Run Boston Marathon for Mass General

North End residents Jay Karamourtopoulos and Erin Durgin will run in the 124th Boston Marathon on April 20 as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Marathon (MGH) Team. The two will be supporting two important causes: Karamourtopoulos for the Mass General Hospital for Children Pediatric Cancer Team and Durgin for the Emergency Response Fund. The runners supporting Read More…

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North End Resident Kathryn Burton Named Mayor Walsh’s Chief of Staff

Kathryn R. Burton, a resident of Boston’s North End, has been named Chief of Staff for Mayor Marty Walsh. Burton is currently Director of Operations for New Boston Ventures and previously served as Chief of Staff for then-Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman. In this new role, Burton will focus on accelerating the implementation of the Mayor’s Read More…

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Obituary: Giovanna “Jeanie” (Fralliciardi) Lanza of Boston’s North End

Giovanna “Jeanie” (Fralliciardi) Lanza of Boston’s North End passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 1, 2020.  Beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Lanza. Loving mother of Joseph A. Lanza and his wife Lorena of Revere, Kenneth R. Lanza and Michelle Petrigno of the North End, and Christopher Lanza and his wife Read More…

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Obituary: Pasquale Barone of Boston’s North End

Pasquale Barone of Boston’s North End passed away surrounded by his family on February 23, 2020. He was born in Montefalcione, Avellino, Italy and is the beloved husband of 66 years to Consiglia (Petrillo) Barone. Loving father of Ursula Imbriano and her husband Antonio of Malden, Annette Barone of the North End, Pasquale Barone Jr., of Read More…

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Copp’s Hill Moment: Remembering Grandma

Natalie McGee, mother of North End resident Mary McGee, recently passed away at the age of 94 in Long Branch, New Jersey. Her son-in-law affectionately recalls Natalie’s adventures as a sometime visitor to her daughter’s fourth-floor walk-up in a former tenement atop Copp’s Hill. The girl from Jersey City has gone away, leaving behind a bouquet of memories as Read More…

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Obituary: Carol Ann (Imperato) of Revere, formerly Boston’s North End

Cataldo, Carol Ann (Imperato) of Revere formerly of Boston’s North End passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 4, 2020. Carol was born in Boston on July 11, 1941. Beloved wife of Daniel A. Cataldo Sr. Devoted mother of Daniel A. Cataldo Jr. and his wife Adele, Christine Marks and her husband Robert Read More…

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Jimmy Gannon Receives Good Neighbor Award

Jimmy Gannon was recently presented with the Good Neighbor Recognition Award for his efforts in keeping the North End neighborhood clean. Jimmy Gannon has been a North End resident for 50 years. In selecting Gannon for the good neighbor award, recognition chair Janet Gilardi said: “He may not have been born here, but, his heart was Read More…

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Obituary: Anna (Romano) Ventola of Boston’s North End

Ventola, Anna (Romano) of the North End, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Ventola Sr.  Devoted mother of Rosann Giacalone (Ventola) of Revere, Ralph Ventola of the North End, Karen Vita D’Amico (Ventola) and husband John.  Dear sister of Leo Romano of Florida and the late John, Frank, Read More…