• November 30 2018,  Revere,  Revere Sports,  Sports

    Revere Holds Winthrop for Third Straight Thanksgiving Victory

     By Steve Freker REVERE— It would have been hard for longtime Revere High head coach Lou Cicatelli to deny that this year’s turkey dinner was the tastiest of all, in his 16 years at the helm of the Patriots’ football program. After all, on a day steeped in tradition and history, Revere’s hard-fought, 18-6 victory over holiday archrival Winthrop at frosty Della Russo Stadium was the cherry on top of one of the most successful seasons ever for the Patriots. At game time, the temperature was a “balmy” 16 degrees, with a swirling wind chill of straight up 1 degree. The win closed out Revere’s year at 7-4 overall, its…

  • November 30 2018,  Saugus

    Letter To The Editor: A Successful Thanksgiving Distribution at the Food Pantry

    Letter To The Editor: A Successful Thanksgiving Distribution at the Food Pantry The Saugus United Parish Food Pantry was happy to be able to distribute 92 Thanksgiving packages that included a turkey, fresh produce and groceries to make a traditional Thanksgiving meal. We would like to recognize and publicly thank all that contributed in making our Thanksgiving distribution a great success. Food Drives held at places of worship, schools, Saugus Public Library Food for Fines, & Anthony Zanella’s 7th annual neighborhood food drive; Thank you to business partners: Trader Joe’s, Saugus Stop & Shop, Big Y, Market Basket, Metro Credit Union and North Shore Bank; support from Friends of St. Margaret’s…

  • November 30 2018,  Revere

    A Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center Thanksgiving

     Seniors celebrated Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 15, with a full-course Roast Turkey dinner and all the trimmings and entertainment by vocalist Joey Canzano, who always brings his stupendous voice to life with his musical selections. Joey was sponsored by the Revere Veterans Committee (Ira Novoselsky and Al Terminiello, Jr.). There were plenty of raffles, and prizes donated by Wheelabrator. A great feast and a full dining room of seniors had a wonderful time! (Photos by Stephen W. Fielding)

  • November 30 2018,  Peabody

    High school press box dedicated on Thanksgiving

     By Christopher Roberson   Prior to this year’s Thanksgiving Day football game, Mayor Edward Bettencourt, together with school and city officials, dedicated the press box at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School to The Voice of Peabody Football, Louis Cersosimo. Cersosimo also represented Ward 2 on the City Council for 26 years and was a U.S. Marine sergeant in the Korean War. “Lou is an honored and distinguished veteran,” said Bettencourt, adding that Cersosimo served in Korea for 14 months. In addition, Cersosimo was a three-time recipient of the United Nations Service Medal as well as numerous other accolades for his service in the Marine Corps. “It was really something spectacular,”…

  • Lynnfield,  November 30 2018

    Wakefield Co-operative Bank President, Jeff Worth, Shares Thanks & Giving with Employees and Community

    Wakefield Co-operative Bank President & CEO, Jeff Worth, shared his gratitude for the bank’s employees and the Wakefield and Lynnfield communities during Thanksgiving season by giving away 63 turkeys and dozens of gift cards. Everyone who works at the bank was gifted an 18 pound turkey or a gift card to Farmland. For every bank employee, one turkey was donated back into the community. The bank teamed up with Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry and Lynnfield for Love to then provide 52 local families with a turkey to help with their holiday festivities. The food pantry and Lynnfield for Love both packed bags full of sides such as stuffing, corn, and…

  • Everett,  November 30 2018

    Everett student serves the hungry

    Felipe Santos of Everett, a senior in Boston College High School’s Models of Leadership class, together with 22 of his classmates, collected, sorted and delivered turkeys and the fixings for Thanksgiving dinners to more than 200 low-income families living in Boston Housing Authority (BHA) housing. Beginning in early November, the school started a food drive in which students, faculty and parents brought nonperishable food to school and piled it on window sills in the classrooms and on tables in the Hunter-Fahey Commons. Then through Mite Box collections, to which students, faculty and parents contributed, the school raised enough money to pay for the turkeys. On November 19, Santos and his…