Community Sports

NEAD Receives City Grant for Summer Programs

North End Against Drugs has once again received a $5000.00 grant from Mayor Menino and Boston Center for Youth and Families to provide summer programming for North End youth ages 6 to 16. “We are extremely grateful to Mayor Menino and the staff of BCYF for giving us the opportunity to provide summer programming for Read More…

Event Notices Schools

Street Corner Society – Video of William Foote Whyte & North End Interviews

The North End Historical Society and the Nazzaro Community Center recently sponsored a discussion with Dr. Oscar Andersson, revisiting the 1943 book “Street Corner Society”, by Willam Foote Whyte. It is now well known that the groundbreaking sociological book is about life in the North End in the late 1930s, although the author kept secret Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Schools

Youth Program Band Performs a “Tribute to Bobby D.”

The Nazzaro Center’s Youth Program Band performed a “Tribute to Bobby D.” on Monday, May 24th to a large outdoor crowd. The band played under the direction of Musical Director Jeremy Sarzana and Junior Band Assistant John Romano. The program started with “Taps” in memory of Bobby DeCristoforo, a staunch supporter of the band, who Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Police: “The Neighborhood is Safe”

This is a first-hand report from the Public Safety meeting held at the Nazzaro Center on January 7, 2010, sponsored by NEWNC and the Boston Police. Attending the meeting was NEWNC Public Safety Committee Chair, Bob DeCristoforo, Boston Police Captain Bernard O’Rourke, Sergeant Tom Lema and Officer Teddy Boyle. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz was also Read More…

Police & Fire

North End/Waterfront Police Blotter

Highlights from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the past week: Sex Offense 01/02/10          9:30pm Female victim reports while walking through the courtyard of a N. Bennet St. community center (Nazzaro Center) she was approached by a male suspect who grabbed her by the shirt, placed a knife to her neck and attempted to kiss Read More…

Police & Fire

News Round-up of North End Attack Outside Nazzaro Center

The news media is out in force reporting Saturday night’s attack outside the Nazzaro Center on N. Bennet Street (Polcari Playground). The latest details of the attack and community alert can be found at this previous post: Nazzaro Center Attack – Jack the Kisser? WBZ-TV has a video report: Click here Universal Hub makes the Read More…

Police & Fire

Report of an Assault in Nazzaro Center Yard

According to a report via the North End/Waterfront Mothers Association (NEWMA) group, there was an attack at approximately 9:15 pm on Saturday night (1/2/10) in the yard at the North End’s Nazzaro Community Center at 30 N. Bennet Street. “A woman was assaulted with a knife last night in the Nazarro Center yard. Be careful Read More…

Schools

Nazzaro Center Open Playgroup Reminder

With the weather getting colder, it is a good time for a reminder of the indoor morning open playgroup at the Nazzaro Center for the school year 2009-2010. Tuesdays 9:00-12:00 Thursdays 9:00-12:00 Fridays 9:00-12:00 Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street Register at the front desk, or call 617-635-5611. $10/year for families Open to all Read More…