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North End Residents Help Research Italian Estate Willed to City

North Enders are helping research the Italian estate left by Luciano Visocchi and willed to the City of Boston, recently reported by the Boston Globe.  The article cites an estimated property value of $700,000 which also comes with the responsiblity to take care of the dogs and cats living there, a proposition not favored by Read More…

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NEBO’s Pallotta Sisters Score The Win Against Bobby Flay on Food Network

NEBO’s Pallotta sisters, Christine and Carla from the North End, won the “Throwdown!” against Chef Bobby Flay with their vegetable lasagna dish on the Food Network show which aired this week. In addition to the Pallottas, there are plenty of North End personalities that appeared for the taping of the show. An excerpt from the Read More…

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Obituary: Michelena “Mickey” D’Iorio

D’IORIO Michelena “Mickey”, 86, of Haverhill, a former longtime resident of Boston’s North End, died February 17, 2011, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. She was the daughter of the late Rosa (Solimine) Lo Russo and the late Saverio Lo Russo. She was the beloved wife of the late Gennaro J. D’Iorio, and mother Read More…

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Obituary: Phyllis R. Brogna of the North End

BROGNA, Phyllis R. Of Boston’s North End. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Brogna. Devoted mother of Joseph Brogna, Jr. and his wife Louise, Madelyn Sacco and her husband Paul, Marguerite Ferullo and her husband Bill. Loving grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 10. Funeral from the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis St. (at Read More…

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Obituary: Rose (Scelso) Ciampa

CIAMPA-Rose (Scelso), 96, of Boston’s North End, on Friday February 11, 2011. Loving wife of the late Felix Ciampa. Cherished mother of Lena Nystrom and her husband John of FL, Vincenza Ciampa of Boston, Olympia Ruzzo and her husband Ralph of Boston, and Phyllis Ciampa of Boston. Loving grandmother of Ralph Jr., Roseann, Kristine, John Read More…

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Obituary: Anthony Greco of the North End

 GRECO, Anthony 88, entrepreneur, candy maker, hotelier, philanthropist, on January 3, 2011. Born in East Boston, MA in 1922, Anthony was the oldest of five children to Cosmo and Rosa (Bonsinalli) Greco. The family traveled back to Italy after a short stay in the United States and, as a teenager, Anthony enlisted in the Italian Read More…

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Obituary: Louis Casale of the North End

CASALE Louis, 92, of Boston’s North End, on Wednesday, December15, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Clara (Maraccini), fatherof Ralph Casale and his wife Janice, Ken Casale and his partnerShirley Barry, Lois (Casale) Hanks and her husband Tom, and TomCasale, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, grandchildren andgreat-grandchildren. Louis worked for many years as Read More…

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Obituary: Rosa (Ferrigno) Padova

PADOVA, Rosa (Ferrigno) Of the North End formerly of Sicily Italy on Dec.15. Beloved wife of Antonio Padova. Devoted mother of Paola Giacalone and her husband Lorenzo of East Boston and the late Alfonso Padova. Loving Grandmother of 7 Grandchildren. and adored Great Grandmother of 3 Great Grandchildren. Visiting Hours in the Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Read More…

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Obituary: Stephanie Gallarelli (Langone) Bamonte

GALLARELLI BAMONTE, Stephanie (Langone) 71, of Boston’s North End, formerly of the West End, on December 9, 2010. Beloved daughter of the late Ada (Bradanese) and Michael J. Langone. Loving wife of Bernard Bamonte, Jr. Cherished mother of Michele Gallarelli and James J. Gallarelli. Loving grandmother of Amanda Mendoza and her husband Frank, Talia Thacher, Read More…

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Sixth Annual Cousins Christmas Brunch

Michele Tirella is a lifelong resident of the North End and for the past 6 years, she has organized a Cousins Christmas Brunch on the first Sunday of December.  This year, there were 4 generations of cousins from the North End that attended the Christmas Brunch at the Langham Hotel, Cafe Fleuri on Sunday, December 5th. Seated Read More…

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North End Resident Wins Best of Show at Prestigious Furniture Competition

Budding custom furniture maker Austin Campbell of the North End took top honors for student work at the 13th annual Fine Furnishings Show held recently in Providence, Rhode Island. Campbell’s serpentine corner table was awarded Best of Show for a traditional piece created by a student – one of dozens of traditional and contemporary student Read More…