Gloria Mastrocola

We are very sorry to learn of the death of Gloria Mastrocola.

She was 93 when she died on September 29. She was born here and lived her life here and graduated from Everett High School.

She was married for 70 years to the late Frank Mastrocola, the well known and highly respected local businessman who died last year. We extend our condolences to the Matrocola Family, and especially to her son, Frank, Jr, whom we know so well.

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Bits and Pieces

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By Josh Resnek

To my knowledge, there are no Kurds living in Everett.

Kurds as nearly everyone must know by now, were just deserted by the United States over in Syria where the liberal press would have you believe the world is coming to an end because we deserted them.

Fact of the matter is that every president since Franklin Roosevelt has deserted the Kurds or used them or deserted them after using them.

It is the Turks the world always supports.

It is the Turks, who slaughtered the Armenians, millions of them, who the world cowers in front of, always.

The Turks don’t like the Kurds because the Kurds live in an autonomous region just to the South of the Turkish border.

The Turks claim the Kurds are terrorists.

The Kurds claim the Turks want to do a good old fashioned Turkish genocide on them.

They are probably right about this.

The world, not just the United States, has deserted the Kurds, again and again.

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Gridiron Flashback

*For several weeks during the 2019-2020 Everett High School football season, we are showcasing snap shots of newspaper clips from decades into the past, each including some of the biggest names in EHS football history.

Our Gridiron Flashback of the week takes us onto the sideline and back in time to 1981, where the Crimson Tide were cheered on by this lovely group of smiling faces. Notice Anyone? Let us know!


Who Gets Bumped?

By Josh Resnek

There is a general feeling shared among those working the highly contested councilor at large race. First, there is a growing belief that candidate Gerly Adrien is going to score a seat for herself.

The belief is that her time has come, that her last race against the rep showed her citywide possibilities for scoring a good vote.

Finishing among the top five at-large candidates in the recent primary also helped her reputation as the person to watch.

If Adrien is to win, one of the chief contenders for re-election has to lose.

The big question, the eternal ultimate question never answered until all the votes have been counted on election day – who will not be returned to their at-large seat to make way for Adrien’s expected entry.

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Shooting on Partridge Leaves One Dead, Police Searching for Two Suspects

Everett Police search and around Partridge Terrace during last weeks shooting. (Photos by Joseph Prezioso)

By Lorenzo Recupero

On October 8, just before 9PM, multiple gunshots rang out on Partridge Terrace leaving one man dead from gunshot wounds and two suspects still on the loose.

The victim, identified as 26-year-old Robert Hinckley, was shot multiple times and received CPR on the scene but later succumbed to his wounds at the Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital.

Hinckley, who moved recently from Chelsea, leaves behind a wife and 6-year-old daughter.

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