Community Health & Environment

Rep. Michlewitz Expresses Importance of Decisions at NEAD Family Talk/Dinner

The first Family Dinner/Family Talk of 2016 put the Nazzaro Center to capacity as kids listened to Representative Aaron Michlewitz speak about the importance of decision making. Having grown up on Sheafe Street, Rep. Michlewitz spoke about his background in the neighborhood, being from the North End, and his job as a legislator on Beacon Hill. Leading up Read More…

Event Notices

NEAD Events: Family Dinner, Teen Bingo Night, Annual Easter Party!

North End Against Drugs will be hosting several Family Oriented events over the next 7 weeks. We hope that you will be able to attend as many as you can. NEAD – Family Dinner/Family Talk Monday, February 29th at 6pm This is the first Family Dinner/Family Talk of 2016. It will be held on Monday Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Addiction Treatment and Prevention, the Topic at NEAD Family Dinner

The Nazzaro Center was packed with kids and parents for a family dinner and talk hosted by North End Against Drugs (NEAD). In addition to the large spread of food, kids listened to guest speaker Maryanne Frangules, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) talk about her role in education, prevention, and treatments associated with Read More…

Community Event Notices

Cancelled: Monday Night NEAD Family Dinner / Family Talk

Announcement from North End Against Drugs: The NEAD Family Dinner / Family Talk event for tonight has been cancelled and rescheduled for May 18th as part of their scholarship night. Please e-mail John Romano at jromano45@gmail.com for any questions or comments. Further announcements for the scholarship night are expected to follow in the next couple of weeks!

Community Health & Environment

NEAD Hosts Family Dinner and Talk With Frank DePaola, MassDOT Acting Secretary

In the midst of the Monday night rain, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held a Family Dinner / Talk with guest speaker Frank DePaola, the Acting Secretary and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). DePaola was the MassDOT Highway Administrator before being appointed Acting Secretary to fill the position left in October by then-Secretary Richard Read More…

Community

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Hosts Family Dinner at Annual Spring Recital

On Monday night, May 19th, the Nazzaro Center gymnasium was packed for the North End Against Drugs (NEAD) family dinner and scholarship award night. Rather than just raffling off the scholarship awards and eating pizza, there was a performance by the members of the Nazzaro Center’s Youth Program under the direction of choreographer Ingrid Oslund. kids who Read More…

Community

Photos: North End Family Pride Week 2011

North End Against Drugs, Nazzaro Center and NSTAR sponsored a week of family-friendly activities as part of the 22nd Annual Family Pride Week from August 1-7, 2011. This year’s event was in honor of the late NEAD President Robert “Bobby D” DeCristoforo. The week culminated on Sunday with a full day of activities held at Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

NEAD 2011 Easter Party a Huge Success

News from North End Against Drugs (NEAD) President John Romano: This years’ NEAD Easter Party was the biggest and best ever. With Peter Rabbit (actually Nick the Rabbit) visiting all of the kids at the Nazzaro Center, the party was fantastic. Children of all ages took pictures with the Easter Bunny, colored eggs, made colored Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

Video: NEAD Easter Party & Puppet Show

North End Against Drugs and NSTAR held its annual Easter Party on Saturday April 16, 2011 at the Nazzaro Center. There were photos with the Easter Bunny, egg coloring and a puppet show titled “Springtime Stories” performed by Sparkies Puppets. Here is a short video with some highlights from the event: The party was attended Read More…

Community Event Notices

NEAD Annual Easter Party on April 16, 2011

  There will be photos with the Easter Bunny, egg coloring, and more from 10am to 11am.  There will also be a puppet show from 11am to 12 Noon.  The puppet show, titled “Springtime Stories” will be performed by Sparkies Puppets. The Party is sponsored by Michael and Richard Giannasoli In Memory of their mother Read More…

Community Schools

NEAD Scholarship Program Seeking Donors

North End Against Drugs will be kicking off our annual Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program for North End Youth in the next few weeks.  Last year, we gave out approximately $7,500.00 in scholarships and would like to do the same or more this year.  We already have several thousand dollars committed and are looking Read More…

Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

NEAD Family Dinner Photos

North End Against Drugs sponsored a free family dinner at the Nazzaro Community Center on February 7, 2011. Below are photos from the event. (Click on images to enlarge.)     There was pasta, meatballs, sausages, eggplant, salad and bread and butter along with cookies. NEAD President John Romano hosted the event and the dinner Read More…