CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH SEE PAGES 6 & 18 Vol. 29, No.7 -FREEwww.advocatenews.net Free Every Friday 617-387-2200 Friday, February 14, 2020 City Council approves $141K to complete renovations at Central Fire Station By Christopher Roberson T he City Council voted unanimously, during its February 10 meeting, to allocate $141,075 to complete the renovation project at the Central Fire Station, which began last January. “It was supposed to be done in October,” said Fire Chief Anthony Carli during the City Council’s February 11 meeting, adding that the projected completion date has been pushed to mid-April. Chief Financial Offi cer Eric Demas said the project was originally budgeted at $2 million; however, those funds have since been exhausted. “We’re technically at the $2 million,” he said, adding that he would not authorize any further expenditures until additional funding is available. Therefore, the money will be transferred from the funds that were leftover from the renovations at the Hancock Street Fire Station. Demas also said the contractor will be required to pay liquidated damages for failing to finish the renovation at the Central Fire Station in a timely fashion; however, that amount will not be known until the project is done. “We do hold the contractor accountable,” he said. Councillor-at-Large Wayne Matewsky said he is frustrated that the renovations have taken so long. “I think the casino went up quicker,” he said. “This has been dragged out; this is over the top. With all due respect, let’s pay attention here.” Matewsky also said there have been times when the project was at a virtual standstill. “There were days when nothing happened,” he said. External audit results In other news, Frank Serreti, a partner with accounting fi rm Powers & Sullivan, was pleased to present the results of the city’s recent external audit. He said that as of June 30, 2019, the city had an AA+ bond rating coupled with $36 million in the general fund. In addition, city officials transferred $899,000 to the stabilization account last year to bring that balance to $3.7 million. There was also $3.4 million in the capital stabilization account by the end of last fi scal year. Another $899,000 was put into the other postemployment benefi ts trust fund, which brought that balance to $6 million. “There’s nothing here that you need to be concerned about,” said Serreti. “You have very strong controls in place.” He also said he is impressed with how the city saves money. “That’s great that you’re setting money aside and building up those reserves,” he said. EHS honors senior cheerleaders Senior cheerleader Gillian Avelar and her mother celebrate Senior Night at Everett High School. See page 14 for photo highlights.

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THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 3 Baker-Polito Administration announces construction will begin to complete Northern Strand Community Trail $13.7 million construction contract awarded to R. Zoppo Corp. O n February 7, the Executive Offi ce of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), along with the Cities of Everett, Lynn, Malden and Revere and the Town of Saugus, announced that construction on remaining sections of the Northern Strand Community Trail will begin. The completed project will result in a transportation and recreation corridor of about 11.5 miles from the Mystic River to the Lynn shoreline, connecting the communities of Everett, Malden, Revere, Saugus and Lynn. Through EEA’s Gateway City Parks program, the Baker-Polito Administration has invested more than $15 million to design, permit and construct the Northern Strand. “The Baker-Polito Administration has made expanding access to the Commonwealth’s outdoor resources a priority, and the Northern Strand is a terrifi c example of that work in action,” said EEA Secretary Kathleen Theoharides. “Trails connect communities, off er recreational and transit opportunities while providing significant environmental benefits, and we are proud to support this project, which will provide greater mobility and access to Massachusetts’ great outdoors for residents in these Gateway Cities.” “Now, more than ever, trails such as the Northern Strand can provide an important travel corridor for the public to get to destinations,” said Transportation Secretary/CEO Stephanie Pollack. “The Northern Strand Community Trail will encourage more walking and bicycling for people trying to reach retail arstate and local offi cials, community groups and residents. I look forward to the day in the very near future when our residents can enjoy this family-friendly recreational path.” “The Northern Strand Community Trail is not only a wonderful recreational escape for people in the densely-populated cities north of Boston, its completion will provide an important component of alternative transportation as the region addresses veBAKER-POLITO | SEE PAGE 16 A map showing the 11.5-mile Northern Strand Community Trail, which will run from Lynn to the Mystic River. eas, schools and other locations. This project is an example of how we can achieve the visions and goals set forth in the State Bicycle and State Pedestrian Plans. We have to give more people more choices for travel and this trail does that.” The $13.7 million construction contract has been awarded to R. Zoppo Corporation through a public bidding process. Construction operations have begun with fi eld work starting in early 2020, and full construction activities will commence in early spring. In addition to constructing remaining sections of the trail, R. Zoppo Corporation will make additional improvements to existing sections. The construction work will be observed in the field by Stantec Inc., with construction administration services being provided under the leadership of Brown Richardson + Rowe, which was – together with Stantec – hired by EEA to design and permit the Northern Strand on behalf of the fi ve communities. The contract is being administered by the City of Revere on behalf of all fi ve communities. Project updates and projected work schedules will be shared with the public via the City of Revere website and social media outreach. Construction crews, fencing and signage along the trail corridor will be visible during the construction process, which may limit access at times. Temporary trail closures are possible in order to accommodate the logistics of various work activities. Construction plans will prioritize public safety during heavy construction while balancing opportunities to maintain public access to portions of the trail where possible. “I am excited to see that we are one step closer towards the expansion of the Northern Strand Community Path through Lynn becoming a reality,” said Lynn Mayor Thomas M. McGee. “The realization of this project has been a collaborative eff ort throughout the years between 505 Broadway Everett, MA 02149 Tel: 617-387-1120 www.gkdental.com • Family Dentistry • Crowns • Bridges • Veneers/Lumineers • Dental Implants • All on 4 Dental Implants • Emergency Dentist • Kid Friendly Dentist • Root Canals • Dentures • Invisalign Braces • Snap On Smile • Teeth Whitening We are the smile care experts for your entire family 8 Norwood St. Everett (617) 387-9810 www.eight10barandgrille.com Kitchen Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12-10pm Fri-Sat: 12-11pm Sunday: 1pm-10pm $12 LUNCH Menu! Come in & Enjoy our Famous... Choose from 16 Items! Served Monday thru Thursday until 3:30 PM / Dine-in Only Grilled Rib Eye Steak! includes Two Sides Every Friday In House Dental Plan for $399 (Cleanings, X-Rays, Exams twice a year and 20% OFF Dental work) Schedule your FREE Consultations today FRESH HADDOCK DINNER Prepared Your Way! Includes two sides Reserve Now for Valentine’s Day!

Page 4 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Everett says goodbye to former city councillor and animal lover By Christopher Roberson L ess than one month after her 79th birthday, former City Council President Lorraine Bruno passed away on February 7. A lifelong Everett resident, Bruno led the council in 2008 after serving 10 years as the Ward 5 councillor. Councillor-at-Large Wayne Matewsky said Bruno spent one of those years pushing for the revitalization of the former GE site on Air Force Road. “She was quite concerned In addition, Bruno was the predecessor to current Ward 5 Councillor Rosa DiFlorio. “She really cared about her constituents,” said DiFlorio. “She fought very hard.” DiFlorio also agreed with Matewsky about Bruno’s dedicated eff orts to clean up the GE site. “That was her big thing,” said DiFlorio.                                            Former City Council President Lorraine Bruno passed away on February 7 at the age of 79. (Courtesy Photo) about chemical releases,” he said, adding that Bruno was also known as an animal rights activist and that she never missed a council meeting. “She always put 110 percent into everything she did; it was a pleasure serving with her.” Outside of the political arena, Bruno was an administrative assistant for Avco/Textron and was president of the Everett Women’s Volleyball League. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Animal Rescue League, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Celebrate Carnivale/Mardi Gras at the Connolly Center J oin Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Council on Aging (COA) in celebrating Carnivale at the Connolly Center on Tuesday, February 25. This traditional celebration – in places like Venice and New Orleans – allows us to let our hair down as we prepare for the Lenten season. Our special event limited to 25 seniors will feature a mask making class with our own Margaret Cornelio. Following the class, you will enjoy special treats that are synonymous with Carnivale and Mardi Gras. There is a nominal fee to participate in this event. Please sign up with Margaret or Dale in the COA Office or call them at 617-394-2323.                         •   •   •           

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Page 6 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH Arthur Jordan: Spanish-American War veteran to Everett City Councillor First African American City Councilor In 1901 the Everett Republican Committee nominated Arthur E. Jordan for one of the three seats on the Common Council in Ward Five. At the time, the GOP nomination ensured election, and Jordan was indeed elected. At its core, that doesn’t sound like much of a story, and judging from newspaper accounts, it wasn’t. Except for a brief mention in both The Boston Globe and The Boston Post, the story did not generate much interest. The lack of publicity that the story generated led to a decades-long inaccuracy in Everett history. For years, it was widely believed that Robert Smith of Woodville Street was the fi rst African-American elected to the Everett Common Council in 1929. It turns out that it was Arthur E. Jordan in 1901. Arthur E. Jordan was born on June 7, 1877, to Alfred and Amanda (Stringer) Jordan. The Jordans were originally from Virginia and came north after the Civil War and settled on Charles Street in Charlestown. On April 25, 1898, the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the Battleship Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. Arthur joined the 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Company L the only African-American company assigned to an otherwise allwhite regiment. Four days before the Company was moved from Camp Dewey in South Framingham to Camp Russell A. Alger near Falls Church, Virginia, Arthur married Mary Phillips, the daughter of Samuel and Harriet (Shephard) Phillips of Chelsea. When Company L fi rst met up with the rest of the 6th Massaadier General George A. Garretson, who tried to have the Company transferred to an all African-American regiment. When that failed, he extensively drilled the Company in blazing heat, and when they performed admirably in every test, Garretson withdrew his objection and complimented the Company through their commander, Captain William J. Williams. On July 8, Arthur and the 6th Massachusetts boarded the Pvt. Arthur Jordan chusetts in Baltimore, the other companies were at fi rst shocked to see an all “colored” company led by “colored” offi cers; however, after the initial shock, Company L was subject to thunderous and continuous applause. The 6th Massachusetts arrived at Camp Alger on the 22nd of May, and on the 28th it was reviewed in parade by President William McKinley, who complimented the Company; however, not everyone was convinced that Company L could perform under the stress of battle. Their biggest doubter was their commanding offi cer, Brignewly commissioned USS Yale and headed toward Cuba. Lt. William Jackson was appointed acting captain as Captain Williams was unable to accompany the men due to a serious case of typhoid fever. The Yale sat off - shore as the island of Cuba was about to be surrendered to the U.S. troops, and the orders came after 17 days on board the Yale – sending them to Puerto Rico. Soon after setting up camp at Guánica, Company L was one of two companies called to guard the perimeter from attack. They set up their position on a small hill that overlooked a coff ee hacienda in Yauco. The attack, to become known as the Battle of Yauco, indeed came just before JORDAN | SEE PAGE 20 SKATING CENTER www.Roller-World.com | 781-231-1111 ATM on site Sunday Located Adjacent to Rite Aid Pharmacy in Saugus Plaza, South Bound Route 1 MBTA Bus Route 429 FREE WI-FI - 2 WIDE SCREEN TV’S FULLY AIR CONDITIONED WINTER SKATING SCHEDULE ATTENTION! 12-8 p.m. $7.50 Monday Private Parties Tuesday School & PTO GROUPS 7:30-10:30 p.m. Adult Night 18+ only $8.50 Wednesday Private Parties Thursday Private Parties 3-11 p.m. $7.50 Friday Saturday Admission after 6 p.m. $8.50 12-11 p.m. $7.50 Admission after 6 p.m. $8.50 Skates included in price/Blades $3 Bowling Alleys, 2 snack bars, video games.               School Vacation Weeks 12-8 p.m. Admission $7.50 Win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas Bellagio Hotel Jet Blue Air 5 days / 4 nights Your school PTO can        for your group. Call for details. BIRTHDAY PARTIES $11.50/Person, min. of 10 kids. Price includes Adm. + Roller Skates. Cake, soda, paper goods, 20 tokens for birthday person plus 100 Redemption Tickets and a gift from Roller World in one of our private BP Rooms.

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Page 8 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 DiDomenico and Senate colleagues approve next-gen climate policy O n January 30, Senator Sal DiDomenico and his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate passed three bills that boldly tackle the contributing factors of climate change, chart one of the most aggressive courses of action against global warming in the country and pave the way for a clean energy future for all of Massachusetts’s residents. An Act setting next generation climate policy and two companion bills – one dealing with electrifying MBTA fl eets and another updating energy effi ciency standards for appliances – passed overwhelmingly (36-2, 35-2, 35-2) and with bipartisan support. “We know that time is running out to take bold action on climate change, and this ambitious package is a direct response to the incredible advocacy we have heard from our constituents, especially young activists,” said DiDomenico. “Combating the climate crisis is an ongoing process, but I am proud of the steps we have taken to reduce emissions and create a more sustainable future for generations to come. We as a Commonwealth owe a big thank you to Senator Michael Barrett, Senate President Karen Spilka and Senate Ways & Means Chair Michael Rodrigues for their dedication to this issue and critical work on this comprehensive climate package.” Key provisions of the climate policy package include the following: • Setting a statewide greenhouse gas limit for the year 2050 of “net zero” emissions. To achieve this, An Act setting next-generation climate policy requires the state to hit nearterm limits in 2025, 2030 and every fi ve years thereafter; to set sub-limits for transportation, buildings, solid waste, natural gas distribution and other major sectors; and to make implementation plans that are “clear, comprehensive, and specifi c.” • Establishing the Massachusetts Climate Policy Commission; the commission would be a new, independent public watchdog to oversee the government’s handling of the unfolding crisis of climate change. Commissioners would be charged with off ering a nonpartisan, science-based view of the problem as it plays out in Massachusetts with its attendant natural, economic and demographic impacts and risks. • Refl ecting the price of carbon; the Administration would be free to choose among various market-based forms of pricing carbon. Any carbon-pricing mechanism must be implemented to minimize the impact on low-income households, disadvantaged communities, and vulnerable manufacturing sectors. • Jumpstarting eff orts to supply low-cost solar electricity to low-income communities. To reverse the failure of state programs to incentivize solar energy projects in low-income neighborhoods, as well as spur job creation, the bill requires the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) to set aside future solar allocations for such neighborhoods. • Letting cities and towns adopt a “net zero” stretch energy code and the state to support communities that choose on their own to move away from fossil fuels as the source of heating for new buildings. • Nudging natural gas utilities to adapt – authorizes utilities to test technology and pipelines that generate and transport “renewable thermal energy,” an emissions-free way to heat buildings that draws on the relative warmth of temperatures below ground. • Strengthening executive branch oversight of Mass Save – directs the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) to set emissions-reduction goals, in advance, for each three-year plan the utilities formulate for Mass Save. The bill requires the Department of Public Utilities (DPU), at the conclusion of each threeyear plan, to certify how much POLICY | SEE PAGE 9

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 9 Seniors celebrate St. Patrick’s Day M ayor Carlo DeMaria and the Council on Aging (COA) have planned a special St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon at the Connolly Center on Thursday, March 12 at noon. You will enjoy a traditional Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner Buffet with carrots, potatoes and turnips, Irish bread and dessert served by members of POLICY | FROM PAGE 8 the plan actually contributed to meeting the Commonwealth’s greenhouse gas emission limits. • Tightening the alignment between Mass Save and emissions limits – requires electric utilities to include an explicit value for emissions reductions whenever they calculate the cost-eff ectiveness of a Mass Save off ering. • Setting a deadline for converting MTBA buses to all-electric power. An Act to accelerate the transition of cars, trucks and buses to carbon-free power directs the MBTA to limit bus purchases and leases to zero-emissions vehicles beginning in 2030, and to aim for an all-zero-emissions fl eet by 2040, to reduce transportathe Council on Aging. For your dancing pleasure, the COA has hired our favorite Everett D.J., Tommy Sheehan. He will be playing all your favorite dance hits along with traditional Irish music. You may purchase at ticket in the COA Offi ce beginning February 20. For additional information please call Dale at 617-394-2323. tion-related emissions in city neighborhoods. • Off setting the Trump Administration’s efforts to slow progress on efficient appliances. An Act relative to energy savings effi ciency (Energy SAVE) updates Massachusetts appliance standards to improve energy and water effi ciency standards for common household and commercial appliances, helping to conserve energy and save consumers and businesses money. During debate on the Senate fl oor, the bill was strengthened through amendments that, among others, requires regional equity in carbon pricing and ensures equity is a component of The DPU mission statement. The bills now go to the House of Representatives for consideration. $600 H2226_191016_032735_M UHCSCO_191016_032735 to buy approved health items. Now available at Walmart. Are you 65 or older and have MassHealth and Original Medicare? Call today. 1-844-866-2944, TTY 711 Benefits and features vary by plan. Limitations and exclusions apply. UnitedHealthcare SCO is a Coordinated Care plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medicaid program. Enrollment in the plan depends on the plan’s contract renewal with Medicare. This plan is a voluntary program that is available to anyone 65 and older who qualifies for MassHealth Standard and Original Medicare. If you have MassHealth Standard, but you do not qualify for Original Medicare, you may still be eligible to enroll in our MassHealth Senior Care Option plan and receive all of your MassHealth benefits through our SCO program. CST27301C Health & Wellness Products Card Jane Doe 9999 9999 9999 99999

Page 10 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Everett Kiwanis Club hosts evening event at Abbondanza Atty. John Mackey, Bernie Schram and Ward 1 Councillor Fred Capone recently attended the Kiwanis Club dinner. Yolanda Molina, Everett Kiwanis Club President-Elect Jim Mitchell and Atty. John Mackey socialized at the Kiwanis Club dinner. Jim Sachetta greeted Catherine Tomassi Hicks at the Kiwanis Club dinner. Joanne Parris Gregory joined Roland Hughes and Linda McDonald at Abbondanza’s for dinner with the Kiwanis Club. Sandy Juliano, Jim Sachetta and Steve Rocco visited Abbondanza with the Kiwanis Club. Fran and Joan O’Hara enjoyed a night with the Kiwanis Club. Rocco Longo, Kiwanis Club Secretary Gianna D’Angelo and John Mattuchio mingled at the Kiwanis Club dinner. Maureen Morelli mingled with Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins and Kiwanis Club Secretary Gianna D’Angelo. Kiwanis Club Secretary Gianna D’Angelo-Dunn, Fred Cafasso, Rocco Longo and Joanne Parris Gregory socialized at the Kiwanis Club dinner. Sam and Adriana Resnick joined Everett Kiwanis Club President-Elect Jim Mitchell and guest Yolanda Molina for dinner with the Kiwanis Club.

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 11 Mary and Tucker Fiorentino joined friends from the Kiwanis Club for dinner. Jared Alphen and Megan Bradley socialized with friends at the Kiwanis Club dinner. David and Susanne O’Neil joined the Kiwanis Club for dinner. Kathyann and Derrick Dottin enjoyed dinner with the Kiwanis Club. Bob Marra and Mike Supino joined the Kiwanis Club for dinner. Kiwanis Club President Rafael Santos welcomed all to dinner with the Kiwanis Club at Abbondanza. City Clerk Sergio Cornelio greeted Kiwanis Club President Rafael Santos at the Kiwanis Club dinner. Sam Resnick was joined by Adriana Resnick for dinner with the Kiwanis Club. Everett Kiwanis Club President–Elect Jim Mitchell, Kiwanis Club Secretary Gianna D’Angelo-Dunn and Everett Kiwanis Club President Rafael Santos at the Kiwanis Club. (Advocate Photos by Katy Rogers) Karen and Pasquale Roberto visited Abbondanza in Everett with the Kiwanis Club.

Page 12 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Councillor Stephanie Martins hosts post-election celebration Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins recently celebrated her election victory with friends and a team of supporters at the Village Bar & Grill. Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins thanked a group of supporters during an intimate gathering at the Village Bar & Grill. Ward 5 School Committee Member Marcony AlmeidaBarros and City Council President Rosa DiFlorio congratulated Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins. Bishop Robert Brown introduced Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins. Patti Cheever and Mark Puleo celebrated with Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins. Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins posed for her signature selfi es with her guests, who included Rich Eliseo. State Senator Sal DiDomenico joined Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins at her appreciation party. Newly elected Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins mingled with constituents during an appreciation party for her supporters. Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins was joined by Councillor-at-Large Peter Napolitano. Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins celebrated her victory with artist Karyn Alzayer. High school volunteers Jhalyshka Feliciano and Karla Maldonado off ered Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins a helping hand. Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins was joined by Marcia Brown and Bishop Robert Brown. Doug Soule and Charles DiPerri joined Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins at her victory party. Everett fi refi ghters Seth McCullough and Nick Russo joined Stephanie Martins and Sergio Loais-Lemay. Legislative Aide Mike Mangan congratulated newly elected Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins. Alessandro Cornelio congratulated Ward 2 Councillor Stephanie Martins. (Advocate Photos by Katy Rogers)

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 13 DIDOMENICO | FROM PAGE 2 benefi ts for children conceived while or soon after the family began receiving assistance. The Legislature repealed the family cap in 2019 by a nearly unanimous vote. Because of DiDomenico, Decker and the Lift Our Kids Coalition’s efforts, about 11,000 previously excluded children are now receiving benefi ts. However, because benefi ts are so low, families continue to struggle to pay for necessities. DiDomenico, Decker and the Coalition will now focus their eff orts on S.36/H.102 to ensure that no child in the Commonwealth lives in a state of deep poverty. In late 2019 the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities reported “An Act to lift kids out of deep poverty” favorably. Subsequently, the Act was referred to the Senate’s and House’s Committees on Ways and Means.                                        

Page 14 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Lady Tide Basketball sinks Somerville, now 15-2 By Greg Phipps W ith just two hiccups to their season thus far, the Everett Crimson Tide girls seem to be heading into the playoff s on a powerful note. But a rematch at home against Arlington Catholic on Wednesday and subsequent games at North Reading and Saugus will give a better indication of where the Lady Tide stands entering the playoff s. “The next few games are going to be our toughest [in a while],” Everett head coach Tammy Turner said before Monday’s Senior Night tilt against Somerville. “We want to redeem ourselves against Arlington Catholic. We didn’t play very well against them the fi rst time [an overtime loss]. North Reading is tough and Saugus has only lost a few games and has been on a tear.” Turner added that the final regular-season matchups should provide needed preparation for the postseason tournament. “These last few games Senior guard Maddy Duraes goes up for a shot in Monday’s home tilt against Somerville. will be a challenge and a good test for us going into the playoff s. We want to try and fi nish strong,” she said. Everett avoided looking past Somerville in Monday’s contest by coming away with a competitive and high-scoring 72-64 win on Senior Night to improve (Advocate Photos by Greg Phipps) Senior center Candace Cardinale dribbles up court after taking possession of a loose ball against Somerville. to 15-2 on the season. Senior players honored were captains Candace Cardinale and Maddy Duraes, as well as Veronica Bento, Saunti Burton, Gianna Martin and Stephanie Sauvita. Monday’s victory made it six wins in a row for the Lady Tide, who were coming off recent triumphs over Senior guard Veronica Bento chases down a loose ball in Monday'’ game against Somerville. Salem last Wednesday and Chelsea last Friday. In the Chelsea win, the team’s 63-point total was pretty balanced, as only one player, Maya Kirnon, reached double digits with 12 points. Ten other players made the scoring sheet, led by Duraes with nine points, Martin with seven, and Ashley Fitzgerald, Andrea Manley and Cardinale with six each. Against Salem, Kirnon was again the lone player to go above single digits with 11 points. Martin contributed nine points, Cardinale eight, and Sara Thompson and Bento added seven each. Senior Saunti Burton and family during Senior Night Senior Stephanie Sauvita and family Senior Veronica Bento and family Senior Maddy Duraes and family Senior Candace Cardinale and family Senior Social planned for Feb. 19 P lease join the Mayor’s Council on Aging (COA) for the monthly Senior Social on Wednesday, February 19, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Connolly Center, which is located at 90 Chelsea St. This month the COA has chosen a catered meal: garden salad, pasta, Chicken Noelle, roasted potatoes, broccoli, dessert and coffee, you will once again enjoy the song stylings of the incomparable Ray Cavicchio. Tickets are available for purchase on Monday, February 3 in the Council on Aging Office. For more information please don’t hesitate to call 617.394.2323. Senior Gianna Martin and family P City looking for poll workers On the day of the election, you must oll workers must be • A registered voter in Massachusetts • Willing and able to go to any precinct given to you • Assure that the election laws of the state are followed • Have the ability to sit for long hours • Bilingual encouraged report to the polling place by 6:30 a.m. and remain until after the polling place closes at 8:00 p.m. The current pay starts at $160 per day. If you are interested, please contact the Election Commission offi ce at 617394-2296 or stop by Room 10 at Everett City Hall for an application.

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 15 Meet the talented Crimson Tide Varsity Cheerleaders Lauren Fialli and family Members of this year’s Everett High School cheerleading squad – shown in the front row are Olivia McCann, Ashley Yebba, Gillian Avelar, Isabella LaCorcia, Lauren Fialli, Julia Holubowich, Aaliyah Desdunes and Makayla Freni. Shown in the back row are Taylor Leo, Erin Quennan, Christina Sullivan, Jessica Santos, Justina Garcia, Kaylin Seward, Cassidy Curran, Shani Headley, Dinora Landaverde, Karyana Ellerbe and Coach Maureen DiBiaso. Julia Holubowich and family Christina Sullivan and family Ashley Yebba and family Isabella LaCorcia and family

Page 16 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 BAKER-POLITO | FROM PAGE 3 hicular traffi c congestion on the North Shore,” said Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo. “The extension fulfi lls the dream of a ‘Bike to the Sea’ link from Boston to the seashore. The trail will complement the new development happening in Revere and other North Shore communities and contribute to healthy lifestyles that benefi t everyone. Intrepid commuters may choose to ride a bike from the North Shore into Boston – instead of sitting in traffi c. For almost all of the way into Boston, the Northern Strand Community Trail will provide a scenic alternative path to their destination.” “Malden greatly appreciates the work and investment being made by the Governor’s Gateway City Parks team that will double the paved length of the Northern Strand Trail and fully realize the vision of the fi ve communities and the Commonwealth to connect our neighborhoods to our waterfronts, schools, parks and businesses and beyond via a bike and pedestrian trail,” said Malden Mayor Gary Christenson. “We are excited to progress into the construction phase of this project, bringing us one step closer to providing safer, more secure pathways for residents and visitors to use and enjoy,” said Saugus Town Manager Scott Crabtree. “We are proud to move forward with this design that incorporated feedback from residents which was gathered during two public meetings. During the meetings, members of the public had multiple opportunities to learn about the project, ask questions, and share ideas. I would like to thank Governor Baker, Lieutenant Governor Polito, and the Executive Offi ce of Energy and Environmental Aff airs for their support of this important regional initiative. I would also like to commend the Cities of Revere, Malden, Lynn, and Everett for their dedication in turning this multi-community eff ort into a reality. In addition, I would like to thank all of the Town’s volunteers who contributed their ideas and suggestions, which strengthened the community vision for this important recreational staple.” “The Northern Strand, and in particular the Revere and Saugus portions along the Rumney Marsh, is a simply magnifi cent trail that off ers natural beauty in an otherwise urban setting,” said State Representative RoseLee Vincent (D-Revere). “I thank the Baker-Polito Administration, the collaboration among Revere, Saugus, Lynn and Everett, as well as Bike to the Sea for making this come to fruition. The enhancements in Revere and the completion of the Saugus-Lynn parts of the trail will be a welcome project to our communities.” “This is great news for Lynn. The Northern Strand Community Path is a great example of what can be achieved when all stakeholders work together to turn vision into reality,” said State Representative Peter Capano (D-Lynn) “Our parkways and open space are natural gems of the Commonwealth. Weaving together these fi ve Gateway Cities with outdoor, recreational space will benefit this entire region,” said State Senator Joe Boncore (D-Winthrop). “Expanding the Northern Strand Community Trail also provides opportunities to walk and bike rather than sitting in traffi c; another step to alleviating congestion in this area.” “This multi-community project is a huge environmental and recreational win that will benefi t the entire North Shore,” said State Senator Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn). “While much focus has been put on the signifi cant development taking place in the area, it is important to highlight the access to open space and the transformation of this trail.” “The extension of the Northern Strand Community Trail to the Lynn shoreline is a great example of what strong collaboration amongst state, local, and community leaders can accomplish,” said State Representative Dan Cahill (D-Lynn). “The completion of the Northern Strand will bring many benefi ts to residents North of Boston including access to open space, transit, and recreation." “We’re thrilled to see 27 years of our devoted work and cooperative eff orts with countless local governments and organizations finally reaching fruition,” said Bike to the Sea Executive Director Yurij Lojko. “Bike to the Sea, Inc. began dreaming about a safe biking route to the beach, but we’re ending up with something even more important – a vibrant mixed-use community path with recreation and transportation benefi ts to all people north of Boston. We look forward to the completion of this very exciting step in expanding Boston’s off -road community path network.” “We at the Solomon Foundation were pleased to be a small but catalytic part of this eff ort to connect together fi ve cities and towns and in the process to unlock access to our natural legacy of rivers, marshes and beaches,” said Solomon Foundation Executive Director Herb Nolan. “With help from the Barr Foundation we were able to partner with Bike to the Sea, Inc. and with the City of Lynn in advocacy, planning, and early design. Kudos to the many leaders involved from the grass roots to the governor’s offi ce who came together to make this quarter century vision a reality.” The investment of more than $15 million by EEA to design, permit and construct the Northern Strand recognizes the importance of this trail corridor to the fi ve communities while building on a key Baker-Polito Administration initiative. In 2018, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karen Polito established an Interagency Trails Team, which is led by the Governor’s offi ce and is composed of staff from EEA, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR). The purpose of the team is to help develop a unifi ed vision for a trails network and translate that into strategic investments, policy innovations to facilitate development of trails, and shared partnerships with municipal partners. The Northern Strand Community Trail project is a direct result of the group’s “one team, one plan, one vision” approach to advance multiuse trails across the Commonwealth.

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 17 THE HOUSE AND SENATE. Beacon Hill Roll Call records votes of local representatives from the week of February 3-7. There were no roll calls in the Senate last week. PROTECT DISABLED PERSONS – NICKY’S BILL (H 4296) House 154-0, Senate on a voice vote without a roll call, gave fi nal approval to and sent to Gov. Charlie Baker a measure that would establish a registry that identifi es individuals who have been found to have committed abuse against persons with disabilities. The measure was fi led by Sen. Mike Moore (D-Millbury) at the request of a constituent who is the mother of Nicky, an intellectually disabled and non-verbal individual. Nicky had been inappropriately restrained and struck multiple times by her caretaker. Under current law, unless the off ender is criminally convicted, no system exists to identify caretakers and prevent them from fi nding employment with another provider licensed by the state. “Enacting this registry will help disrupt a cycle of abuse of individuals with disabilities and put in place common-sense protections that families in the commonwealth deserve,” said Moore. “There are clear benefi ts to screening prospective employees who intend to work within the licensed caretaker fi eld and I am hopeful that the bill will advance to the governor’s desk to help protect our most vulnerable residents like Nicky.” (A “Yes” vote is for the bill.) Rep. Joseph McGonagle Yes GIVE POWER TO CANNABIS CONTROL COMMISSION (H 4367) House 122-33, approved and sent to the Senate legislation a bill that would give the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) the power to review, regulate and enforce Home Community Agreements (HCAs) and stop municipalities from demanding payments beyond what the law allows. Business owners have complained that cities or towns are demanding more from businesses than state laws allow. Current law requires a business that applies for a marijuana business licenses to enter into an HCA before the CCC will consider an application. The law stipulates that those agreements cannot run for more than fi ve years and that the community impact fee paid to the municipality by the licensee cannot exceed three percent of the establishment's gross sales. "What we heard from some of the folks where there was no clarifi cation as to enforcement, where they could go if they felt that they were wrong and some felt that the legislation as is right now wasn't clear enough," said House Speaker Bob DeLeo (D-Winthrop)."So I think that this today was meant strictly, not so much to reopen the whole discussion or debate relative to, you know, marijuana sales but to clarify the powers that the Cannabis Control Commission has." “This legislation is clearly necessary in order to prevent municipalities from demanding cannabis operators to make payments beyond what the law allows,” said Jim Borghesani, former communications director for the 2016 marijuana legalization campaign. “I hope the Senate passes the measure and that the governor signs it. I also hope the Cannabis Control Commission uses the power that this legislation would provide.” “I believe that towns should be in charge of their own destiny,” said Rep. Shawn Dooley (R-Norfolk) who voted against the measure. “The elected offi - cials of a town are much better suited to understanding the individual needs and complexities of their community than by some appointed board in Boston.” “The bill empowers the Cannabis Control Commission to ‘review, regulate and enforce,’ all host community agreements and allows the state agency to reject certain provisions in these agreements by deeming them unenforceable even if such agreements meet the requirements of the law’ said Rep. Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) The expansion of this regulatory power granted to the Cannabis Control Commission impedes on the right of parties to freely contract and for this fundamental reason – I voted against the legislation.” (A “Yes” vote is for the bill. A “No” vote is against it.) Rep. Joseph McGonagle Yes HOW LONG WAS LAST WEEK'S SESSION? Beacon Hill Roll Call tracks the length of time that the House and Senate were in session each week. Many legislators say that legislative sessions are only one aspect of the Legislature's job and that a lot of important work is done outside of the House and Senate chambers. They note that their jobs also involve committee work, research, constituent work and other matters that are important to their districts. Critics say that the Legislature does not meet regularly or long enough to debate and vote in public view on the thousands of pieces of legislation that have been fi led. They note that the infrequency and brief length of sessions are misguided and lead to irresponsible late-night sessions and a mad rush to act on dozens of bills in the days immediately preceding the end of an annual session. During the week of February 3-7, the House met for a total of eight hours and 21 minutes while the Senate met for a total of one hour and 41 minutes. Mon. February 3 House 11:07 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. Senate 11:46 a.m. to 12:02 p.m. Tues. February 4 No House session No Senate session Wed. February 5 House 11:02 a.m. to 6:06 p.m. No Senate session Thurs. February 6 House 11:02 a.m. to 11:31 a.m. Senate 11:23 a.m. to 12:48 p.m. Fri. February 7 No House session No Senate session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at bob@beaconhillrollcall.com

Page 18 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH Lee G. Johnson “The Judge from Cherry Street” L ee G. Johnson grew up in what would eventually become a single-parent household in the Cherry Street projects. With very little to call their own, Lee’s mother Geraldine would remind him and his brother George to be grateful for what they had and to use it to the best of their ability. Lee took his mother’s advice to heart. While she worked at various jobs to support the family, including at the state Commission on Indian Aff airs, Lee and his brother would play sports and all the other games that the project kids enjoyed. At Everett High School, Lee was a good student but truly excelled on the basketball court. Lee was named All-Scholastic, All-State and AllNew England for his exploits on the court, but he knew that his future was not in the NBA but elsewhere. He attended a junior college before attending UMass. At UMass, the coaching staff was hoping to convince Lee to play hoops for the Minutemen. He gave them a courtesy tryout, but after a one-on-one drill with a teammate by the name of Julius “Dr. J” Irving, Lee came to the realization that the difference between high school phenom and college star was too great and he just didn’t have the desire to work that hard at a game. Lee wasn’t going to do anything halfway. After graduation from UMass with a degree in Sociology, Lee worked as a caseworker at the Charles Street Jail before becoming deputy director of human services, and eventually director. Lee also taught history and civics for a year at the Parlin when it was a junior high school. While he was attending the New England School of Law, he worked as a Middlesex County Superior Court probation offi cer. After passing the bar exam, Lee went into private practice in Everett and Medford. In 1998, Lee announced that he would seek the Republican nomination for the offi ce of Middlesex County District Attorney. Lee would be unopposed in the Republican primary but would lose the general election to Democrat Martha Coakley. Lee was the fi rst African American to ever seek the offi ce of Middlesex County District Attorney. Lee returned to private practice until the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court removed the Middlesex County Registrar of Probate for a litany of violations of the public trust. Appointing a new Registrar to serve unJudge Lee G. Johnson, former First Justice for Malden District Court til the next election fell on Governor Paul Cellucci. When the name Lee G. Johnson was suggested to the Governor, he didn’t hesitate, and Lee G. Johnson became Registrar of Probate in August of 1999. Lee was now the fi rst African American to hold a county-wide offi ce in Middlesex County. Lee immediately went to work trying to drag the Registry into the 20th century by computerizing the offi ce. The computers that he had installed in the offi ce were the fi rst ever used there. As a Republican, Lee hoped that he could win the position in the next election, but he was certainly realistic about his chances in an overwhelmingly Democratic county. However, in typical Lee style, he worked hard to improve the office, provide better services and create a positive work environment. Lee had a job to do and he was going to do it to the best of his ability regardless of the circumstances. As expected, Lee lost the election; Governor Cellucci appointed him to the Civil Service Commission. In April 2001, Paul Cellucci resigned after George W. Bush was nominated, and the U.S. Senate confi rmed his appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Canada. Governor Cellucci was succeeded by Lt. Governor Jane Swift, who became the first woman in Massachusetts history to occupy the governor’s office. In 2002, Governor Swift nominated and the Governor’s Council approved the appointment of Lee G. Johnson as First Justice of the Malden District Court. He was the fi rst African American to serve in that position at the court, and he would serve in that capacity for the longest duration in that court’s history. There is no way to adequately describe Judge Johnson’s infl uence on the Malden District JOHNSON | SEE PAGE 26

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 19 How to Detect Parkinson’s Disease Dear Savvy Senior, What are the early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease? I was just diagnosed with it after noticing hand tremors for nearly a year, but looking back, I’m wondering if I missed any other early warning signs. Tremoring Tom Dear Tom, The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start eff ective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. But recognizing the early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease is challenging because they’re usually subtle and can be easily overlooked, dismissed or even misdiagnosed. Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts around 1 million Americans, is a degenerative disorder that occurs when the brain’s dopamine-producing neurons die or become impaired. This happens in the part of the brain that controls movement, which can cause tremors (or shaking), stiff - ness, and diffi culty with walking, balance, and coordination. The symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse over time, and the progression of symptoms is often diff erent from one person to another. Some people with Parkinson’s become severely disabled, while others may experience only minor motor disruptions. While the cause of Parkinson’s disease is unknown, scientists believe genetics and environmental factors (exposure to certain toxins) play a key role. Most people with Parkinson’s fi rst develop the disease around age 60 or older, and men are more likely to develop it than are women. Early Warning Signs Parkinson’s disease is diffi cult to diagnose because there’s no defi nitive test to confi rm it. Doctors, usually neurologists, will do an examination and evaluate a combination of warning signs, but symptoms can vary greatly by patient which often leads to confusion and misdiagnosis. That said, here are some of the key signs and symptoms everyone should know. Trouble sleeping: Thrashing around in bed or acting out dreams – kicking or punching – when asleep. This is a REM sleep behavior disorder and one of the strongest and earliest pre-diagnostic symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Loss of smell: Not being able to smell certain foods very well like bananas, dill pickles or licorice. This too is one of the earliest symptoms. Constipation: Problems with digestion and bowel movements are a big problem for people with Parkinson’s, and an early sign that can occur up to 20 years before this disease is diagnosed. Changes in handwriting: Writing may become harder to do, and your handwriting may appear much smaller than it has in the past. Tremors: Slight shaking or tremor in your finger, thumb, hand or chin. The tremor usually happens at rest, and when you move the extremity it may disappear. This is the most common and recognizable outward sign of Parkinson’s disease, but by the time tremors start, the brain has already lost more than half of its dopamine-producing cells. Slowed movement: Over time, Parkinson’s disease can slow movements, making simple tasks diffi cult and time-consuming. Your steps may become shorter when you walk. It may be diffi cult to get out of a chair. You may drag your feet as you try to walk. Speech changes: Speaking softly, quickly, slurring or hesitating before talking. Your speech may be more of a monotone rather than with the usual infl ections. Loss of automatic movements: Decreased ability to perform unconscious movements, like blinking, smiling or swinging your arms when you walk. Impaired posture and balance: Stooping, leaning or slouching when you stand, and/ or balance problems can all be a sign of Parkinson’s. Treatments Currently, there is no known cure for Parkinson’s disease, but there are a variety of medications that can provide relief from the symptoms. In some later cases, surgery may be advised. Other treatments include lifestyle modifi cations, like getting more rest and exercise. For more information, visit the Parkinson’s Foundation at Parkinson.org. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book.

Page 20 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 JORDAN | FROM PAGE 6 midnight, and by daybreak a full fi refi ght ensued. Despite being outnumbered, they forced an enemy retreat. Brigadier General Garretson showed his faith in Company L by placing them in charge of the town of Ganco and then assigning them to protect the American and English Consulates at Arecibo. The Company displayed great courage and restraint as they protected the consulates from a riotous crowd of 500 machete-wielding locals in a town occupied by the Spanish Army. With bayonets fi xed, Company L stared down the crowd threatening the consulate until reinforcements arrived. With the signing of an armistice on August 12 and the Treaty of Paris on December 10, the war was over, and Arthur and Company L returned to Boston and received a hero’s welcome. While Arthur made it through the war unscathed, his marriage wasn’t so fortunate. The couple, who had settled with Arthur’s widowed mother on Davis Street, had welcomed a daughter to the family in 1899 but divorced in 1900. Arthur went to work on High Street in Boston for the Pevear Leather Company as a leather sorter inspecting and classifying according to the qualitative features, such as quality, color, size, thickness, softness and natural defects. He moved out of his mother’s house to an apartment on Tileston Street. It was while living on Tileston Street that Arthur was elected as one of the three common councilors from what was then Ward Five. He lived there for several years before moving to Alfred Street, and he eventually followed his employment to Lynn. Arthur married again in 1913 – Minnie L. Bowden (Fisher), a widow originally from Nashville, Tennessee. That same year he was elected as an offi cer in the Sixth Massachusetts Veterans Association. He would remain in the leather industry in Boston and Lynn and would eventually land with Monarch Leather in Chicago, Illinois. While working in Chicago, Arthur fell ill and died just three days after his forty-fi rst birthday. More needs to be learned about this Everett pioneer. Everett Arts Association begins second semester at Connolly Center P lease join us for the second session of the Everett Arts Association at the Connolly Center. Mayor Carlo DeMaria and the Council on Aging and the Arts Association have teamed up to off er art classes on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. beginning on February 18. You will be led by talented instructor Paul Ciaramitaro with help from other participants in the program. The second semester culminates in late spring with the annual arts show (date to be announced later). There is a nominal fee to join this class. For additional information please call Ann LoConte at 617-387-7797.

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 21 OBITUARIES Joseph J. Prezioso, Jr. Of Everett, formerly of Saugus, age 76, February 7. Loving husband of Janice (Belluscio) Prezioso with whom he shared 41 years of marriage. Mr. Prezioso was a long shore man with MassPort for over 35 years and was an avid Patriots fan. Besides his wife he is survived by his three daughters; Trina Landers & her husband Thomas of Everett, Caroline O’Sullivan & her husband Daniel of Weymouth, Stacy Prezioso of Beverly. He was the cherished grandfather of Kevin Lander, Nicholas Landers, Aiden O’Sullivan and brother of Daniel Prezioso of Saugus, Paula Diver of NH. Mr. Prezioso is survived by many nieces & nephews. He was a U.S. Navy Vietname of the Vietnam War. In lieu of fl owers, donations in his memory can be made to Care Dimensions at give.caredimensions. org. Claire (Russo) Radcliffe Of Everett formerly of Dorchester. Devo t e d mother of the late Michael J. Radcliffe. Dear sister of Jane Collins and the late Dorothea Maiani and Thomas Russo. Cherished grandmother of David Radcliff e and Karen Radcliff e. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Page 22 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 OBITUARIES Donald J. “Don” Eisnor Of Stoneham, formerly of Everett on February 6. Loving father of Matthew T. and his wife Holly of Charlestown. Son of Lillian (Tobias) Eisnor of Everett and the late Donald A. Brother of Dennis P. of Methuen, Gary M. of Everett, Janet T. Doherty and her husband Richard of Revere. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of fl owers, donations in Donald's memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168. Rosalind C. "Rose" Burnett A resident of Sudbur y and formerly longtime of Everett and North Reading passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 7, 2020, at age 93. Rose was born on October 7, 1926, one of eight children of the late Alfred and Helen (Hurley) Risteen. Born in Everett, Rose graduated from Everett High School and called Everett home for over 80 years. She was married to the love of her life, Edward T. Dunn, in 1952 and had one son, Edward T. Dunn. Rose worked as a legal secretary for 35 years in Everett, Chelsea, and Boston. Rose had a lifelong appreciation for the beach and loved spending time near the ocean. For many years, she found joy in returning to White Horse Beach in Plymouth where her family spent summer vacations. An intelligent woman, she was an avid reader, including the Boston Globe every day, and stayed sharp watching her favorite TV show, Jeopardy. She also loved playing cards, listening to the Red Sox on the radio nightly, but most of all, cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. After the loss of her husband, Rosalind married James H. Burnett in 1970 and continued residing in Everett. When married to Jim, she spent nearly every day as a small aircraft passenger fl ying all around New England sometimes just for a lunch date. She loved trips traveling together with Jim across the country, and around the world. A sociable woman, Rose shared her warmth and outgoing nature freely with friends, family and her neighbors. She enjoyed talking with anyone, and easily made friends with anyone she encountered. She will be deeply missed, but always lovingly remembered. Rose was the beloved wife of the late Edward T. Dunn and James H. Burnett. Devoted mother of Edward T. Dunn and his wife Cynthia of Sudbury. Cherished grandmother of Carolyn B. Dunn of New York, NY, and Edward T. Dunn and his wife Christy of Sudbury. Loving great-grandmother of Trey, Kipton, Jack and Charlotte. She is also survived by her lifelong best friend and sister-in-law, Betty Risteen. Predeceased by her seven siblings Earl, Fred, Theo, Alice, Tom, Helen and Alfred. John R. “Jack” Corrigan 71 died peacefully, Sunda y , February 2, 2020, in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after a brief illness. Born in Everett on May 16, 1948, he was the son of the late Phillip and Mary (McGilloway) Corrigan. He enjoyed the outdoors and especially loved camping and attending camping shows. He loved motorcycles and listening to hard rock music, especially AC/DC. He enjoyed cooking and loved to dance whenever possible. Jack is survived by three brothers, William Corrigan and his wife Terry of Wakefi eld Robert Corrigan and his wife Pamela of Marstons Mills and Joseph Corrigan and his wife Gerrie Ann of Sharon; two sisters Patricia Corrigan of Wrentham and Mary Cunio and her husband Robert of Ft. Myers, FL; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Besides his parents, he is predeceased by one brother James Corrigan. The family would like to thank their extended family at Jack’s home for their loving and dedicated care of their brother Jack. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Massachusetts Coalition of Families and Advocates (COFAR), 3 Hodges Street, Mansfi eld, MA 02048, or on their website at www.cofar.org/ donate. Please reference in memory of John R. Corrigan.

THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 Page 23 OBITUARIES James Edward Rafferty 86, of Peabody, passed peacefully January 31, 2020. James aka “Jim” was born on February 13, 1933 in Webster to the late Thomas and Anna (Koziak) Raff erty. Jim was a graduate of Providence College and continued education at both Northeastern University and Harvard University. Jim shortly served in the United States Army. He started his career in education at the young age of 19 as an English teacher at Everett High School, where he worked for 30-plus years. Jim was also a business owner, he owned a nightclub in Boston called The Haymarket, and after he retired from teaching to Ft. Lauderdale Fl, he opened up another club called the 825 and a hotel/apartment complex called The Robindale. Jim is preceded in death by his parents and sister as well as his partner Joseph McCallion. He is survived by his loving family, Shawn Gallien, his god son Anthony Gallien, Nikki LeRay and Rocco Gallien. As well as many cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.                 379 Broadway  617-381-9090    Wedding ~ Sympathy Tributes Plants ~ Dish Gardens Customized Design Work GIFT BASKETS Fruit Baskets     

Page 24 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 1. On Feb. 14, 1920, what women’s voting organization formed in Chicago, Ill.? 2. In 1381, who wrote a poem that is fi rst known written connection between “St. Valentine’s Day” and love? (Hint: initials GC.) 3. On Feb. 15, 1493, Columbus reported to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of what country regarding his visit to the New World? 4. What singer was nicknamed the Vagabond Lover? 5. The Yuengling brewery, the oldest U.S. brewery (1829) began in Pottsville in what state? 6. On Feb. 16, 1937, DuPont Corp. received a patent for what synthetic fi ber? 7. What 1970 novel by Erich Segal had a televised movie that 72 million people watched? 8. What is the card game Blackjack also called? 9. The church called “St. Valentine’s at the Olympic Village” is in what city? (hint: starts with R.) 10. On Feb. 17, 1801, the U.S. House broke an Electoral College tie and elected whom as president? 11. In what decade did the Spencer Davis Group have a hit with “Gimme Some Lovin’”? 12. In 1940 who wrote the bestseller “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”? (Hint: initials CM.) 13. On Feb.18, 1930, what was discovered as a planet? 14. What the Chincoteague pony is also called what? 15. On July 4, 1826, what two U.S. presidents died? 16. What is Herb Alpert’s band’s name? 17. On Feb. 19, 1803, what state was admitted to the Union, which was the fi rst state to outlaw slavery at the start? 18. In 1917 “Diving Venus” Annette Kellerman and 200 “water nymphs” replaced what Russian prima donna ballerina at New York’s Hippodrome? 19. On Feb. 20, 1962, who began the fi rst manned U.S. orbital space fl ight? ANSWERS         781-241-3543                                            1. The League of Women Voters 2. Geoff rey Chauncer 3. Spain 4. Rudy Vallee 5. Pennsylvania 6. Nylon 7. “Love Story” 8. 21 9. Rome 10. Thomas Jeff erson 11. The 1960’s (1966) 12. Carson McCullers 13. Pluto 14. The Assateague horse 15. John Adams and Thomas Jeff erson (also the Declaration of Independence’s 50th anniversary) 16. The Tijuana Brass 17. Ohio 18. Anna Pavlova 19. John Glenn

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Page 26 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, February 14, 2020 JOHNSON | FROM PAGE 18 Court and the communities that it served. He was man who not only earned the respect of those with whom he worked but won their love and admiration. His compassion for those less fortunate who found themselves in trouble led him to seek solutions beyond incarceration, while still using his sentencing powers if he thought it best for the community and/or the defendant. Judge Johnson was ahead of the curve with his strong commitment to preventing domestic violence and ensuring school safety, and his desire to seek effective approaches to drug addiction is nothing short of legendary. For over 10 years, Judge IS YOUR HOME NEXT? The Revere Real Estate Listings are brought to you by: BUYER2 Velev, Natallya SELLER1 Farias, Rodrigo Sapkota, Ravi Clabaugh, Jamie SELLER2 Johnson was instrumental in the successful implementation of the drug court session that empowered many defendants to lead productive, drug-free lives. If you wanted it, he was there to help. If you didn’t, then he was there to protect the people that he served. The Judge always found time for student groups and young people interested in the law. He felt a responsibility to encourage kids to reach for the stars. It was never about him, but the greater good. His warmth, intelligence, dedication, compassion and discernment are only outweighed by his humility. The glowing tributes bestowed upon him after his death were no diff erent than those expressed when he was alive. Judge Lee G. Johnson died after a courageous battle with stomach cancer. His family lost a treasured brother and uncle. The community lost a dedicated public servant. Those once addicted to drugs and now living sober lives lost their advocate. For many, many others, his death meant the loss of a dear friend. 53 Jackson Street Saugus, MA 01906 781-813-3325 REAL ESTATE TRANSAC TIONS Copyrighted material previously published in Banker & Tradesman/The Commercial Record, a weekly trade newspaper. It is reprinted with permission from the publisher, The Warren Group. For a searchable database of real estate transactions and property information visit: www.thewarrengroup.com. BUYER1 Velev, Ivan K Sungrab, Tenzin Rana, Deep S Nguyen, Lucille Rana, Garima 31 Thurman Park 1 Harvard St 22 Waverly St ADDRESS CITY DATE PRICE $534 500,00 Everett Everett Everett 28.01.2020 24.01.2020 23.01.2020 $460 000,00 $825 000,00 OPEN HOUSE - SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE - SUNDAY 510 REVERE BEACH BLVD, REVERE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH, 1:00 - 2:30 PM: Gorgeous Ocean Views.         OPEN HOUSE - SAT. & SUN. Darlene Minincleri & Sue Palomba REVERE 203 LEWIS O’GRAY DRIVE, SAUGUS OPEN HOUSE, SAT., FEB. 15TH, 12:00 - 2:00 PM & SUN., FEB. 16TH, 1:00 - 3:00 PM: Meticulously maint. 4 level townhse, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, Kitchen                 ~ APARTMENTS FOR RENT ~        $1600 - $2900 / Some incl. all utilties. Saugus - 1 bdrm Stainless Kitchen. incl. elect. $1650 Revere - 1 bdrm Gorgeous Newly Renovated $1800 Call for details! Call for a FREE Market Analysis For Advertising with Results, call he A Lisa Polignone John Marino Lea Doherty Pat Rescigno Rosa Rescigno Marisa DiNucci Xavier Ortiz Sharon D’Allesandro Maureen Gaeta Kevin Alvorado   EVERETT - Great location, 2 Family,    2 Car Driveway, near REVERE BEACH       windows; Stainless & Granite Kitchen, Balcony, Brazilian Cherry Floors throughout...........................................$499,900 Wellington St., Encore    $685,000 ~ Meet our Agents ~ LYNN - Hood St. 2nd    5rm/2 bed liv/dining E.I.Kit. w/ granite, SS      and more...$274,900 53 Jackson St. Saugus (781) 813-3325 69 FOWLER AVE., REVERE POINT OF PINES SUN., FEB. 16TH FROM 12:00 - 1:30 PM - Gorgeous single 3/2 with gleaming              So Much More..........................Call for Details! PRICES REDUCED! call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net cate Ne spapers

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