Maldden alld a Vol. 33, No. 20 den -FREEYour Local News & Sports Online! Scan & Subscribe Here! AADD By Steve Freker T oday was just one of many days that the Malden High School Senior Class of 2024 has been looking forward to since the 2023-2024 school year began. Friday was the last offi cial day of classes for the MHS seniors, and a whole slate of activities await them, including some major “Red Letter Days.” Malden Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ligia Noriega-Murphy congratulated the Class of 2024 at the most recent Malden School Committee meeting and wished them well on their upcoming Graduation Day, which is set for Sunday, June 2 at Macdonald Stadium. “We are so proud of our seniors and this is an exciting time of the year for all of them and their families,” Supt. Noriega-Murphy said. “We wish them all the success they deserve.” The first major social event for seniors is the Senior Prom, MEMORIES | SEE PAGE 21 CTE OCAT AT www.advocatenews.net Published Every Friday IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR! Malden High Senior Class of 2024 have plenty of memories straight ahead Last day of classes is today; Senior Prom on Wed., May 22; Graduation Day is Sun., June 2 617-387-2200 M ALDEN, MA – Mayor Gary Christenson recently provided an update on an exciting new aff ordable housing initiative in Malden with the completed acquisition of 245 Bryant Street by Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC), using funding approved by the Mayor from the American Rescue Plan Act.The property has been the home of the Congregation Agudas Achim Ezrath Israel for many years.When the Congregation made known its plans to downsize to a property that fi t better with the current membership, Mayor Christenson directed his ARPA Housing Subcommittee to work with ACDC on a city-funded acquisition. The action was championed by Ward 7 Councillor Chris Simonelli. Under the American Rescue Plan, Mayor Christenson established a series of committees The “Red Carpet” part of Prom Night, where promgoers arrive at the school and walk down the stairs before an admiring crowd, is one of the highlights of the year. It takes place at the front of Malden High School at 4:00 p.m. Above: Class of 2023 senior Ronald Juarez walked the Red Carpet with his date. (Advocate Photo) Mass. Tree Wardens meet and plant a tree in Malden Special to Th e Advocate L ast week the City of Malden hosted the Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association’s monthly meeting in Malden for the fi rst time. Following their meeting the group had lunch at a Malden restaurant and then planted a celebratory tree at Forest Dale Cemetery. The meeting commemorated Malden Cemetery Director Chris Rosa’s 2024 Massachusetts Tree Warden of the Year award at the Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association’s Annual Conference held in SturWARDENS | SEE PAGE 7 E Friday, May 17, 2024 Mayor Christenson Announces New Affordable Homeownership Opportunities Development to be located in Councillor Simonelli’s Ward Seven Gary Christenson MAYOR to focus on areas of great community need to put the ARPA funds to work in a way that would have a lasting impact on the community.With aff ordable housing having been one of the Mayor’s top priorities, he tasked this ARPA Housing SubcommitHOMEOWNERSHIP | SEE PAGE 9 Annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Malden May 27 P lease join the Malden community for a ceremony as we remember and honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifi ce for our Nation’s freedom on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m. at Forest Dale Cemetery. For more information, please email kjarvis@cityofmalden.org. Pictured from left to right: Mayor Gary Christenson, Cemetery Director/Malden Tree Warden Chris Rosa and Mass. Tree Wardens and Foresters Association President Ed Olsen. (Courtesy of the City of Malden)

Page 2 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 JOHN MACKEY & ASSOCIATES ~ Attorneys at Law ~ * PERSONAL INJURY * REAL ESTATE * FAMILY LAW * PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY * LANDLORD/TENANT DISPUTES 14 Norwood Street Everett, MA 02149 Phone: (617) 387-4900 Fax: (617) 381-1755 WWW.JMACKEYLAW.COM 8 Norwood St. Everett (617) 387-9810 Open Tues. - Sat. at 4:00 PM Closed Sun. & Mon. Announcing our Classic Specials Dine In Only: * FREE Salad with purchase of Entree, Tuesdays & Wednesdays * Cheese Pizza - Only $10 Catch ALL The Live Sports Action On Our Large Screen TV’s Scan & Follow Us on Facebook! Malden Photovoice Community Showcase: “This is Malden” An exhibition of the CHA Malden Photovoice program www.810bargrille.com O ver the past few months, seven Malden High School teens have been participating in Malden Photovoice. This leadership program aims to educate teens on the prevention of problem gambling alongside the power of photography. These teens have participated in consistent discussions and photography practice and are excited to share their work. You are invited to attend the Malden Photovoice Community Showcase “This is Malden,” where the teens will discuss their photos and what they have learned through this experience! Date: May 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Commerce Place, 350 Main St., Malden, Mass. RSVP via Link Requested: https://forms.gle/AYwjbyGC3U178me49 The Massachusetts Photovoice Project is funded by the Department of Public Health Office of Problem Gambling Services, with Cambridge Health Alliance’s Community Health Improvement Department, as the grantee. This program seeks to empower youth by providing problem gambling education and supporting youth in expressing their own prevention message through photography. Celebrating a century of service: Malden Kiwanis marks its 100th year Special to The Advocate M ayor Gary Christenson recently surprised Malden Kiwanis members with a citation from the City in honor of their 100th year of dedication to community service. Established in 1924, the club has been a cornerstone of support, enriching the lives of countless individuals and families throughout Malden and beyond. For 100 years Malden Kiwanis has remained committed to its mission of serving the community’s children and improving their quality of life. From supporting local schools and educational initiatives to organizing community events, the club has left an indelible mark on the fabric of Malden. Over the years, the Malden Kiwanis Club has been instrumental in various philanthropic endeavors, contributing to initiatives that address crucial societal issues, such as childhood hunger, literacy and healthcare accessibility. Through fundraisers, volunteer efforts and partnerships with local organizations, the club has been a catalyst for positive change, fostering a culture of compassion and generosity within the community. Mayor Gary Christenson with Malden Kiwanis Club President Megan Lewis (Courtesy of City of Malden) About Malden Kiwanis Club: The Malden Kiwanis Club, established in 1924, is a local chapter of Kiwanis International, a global organization dedicated to serving the children of the world. Committed to community service and volunteerism, the Malden Kiwanis Club works tirelessly to improve the lives of children and families in Malden and beyond. Through various initiatives and partnerships, the club strives to make a positive impact on society and create a better future for all.

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 3 Four members of MVRCS’ Class of 2025 to receive National Merit recognition By Emily Brennan M ystic Valley Regional Charter School has received notice that four current juniors will receive recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Mabel Ho, Thomas Oliveira, Timothy Rosell and Matthew Weng met the requirements to enter the program based on the 2023 Preliminary SAT Test (PSAT). From more than 1.3 million program entrants, these four students are among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants who will be recognized as Semifinalists or Commended Students this fall. “We are incredibly proud of the work these students have done to position themselves so strongly in this competitive process,” said Mystic Valley Director/Superintendent Alex Dan. “Each of them is an example of what is possible when a student makes a commitment to mastering the school’s robust curriculum, including Direct Instruction Reading, Saxon Math, Core Knowledge, the Great Books, and the International Baccalaureate. This rigorous program lays the groundwork that leads to success as students move through their K-12 career at Mystic Valley, and we are incredibly proud of Mabel, Thomas, Timothy, and Matthew on this remarkable accomplishment.” NMSC, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Scholarships are underwritten by the NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 400 business organizations and higher education institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring the nation’s scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence. Lawrence A. Simeone Jr. Attorney-at-Law ~ Since 1989 ~ * Corporate Litigation * Criminal/Civil * MCAD * Zoning/Land Court * Wetlands Litigation * Workmen’s Compensation * Landlord/Tenant Litigation Shown from left to right are Mabel Ho, Thomas Oliveira and Matthew Weng (of Malden). (Missing from the photo was Timothy Rosell.) CHA named to Newsweek’s List of Best Maternity Hospitals 2024 Recognized for excellence in reducing pregnancy risk F or the fourth year, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north communities, has been named to Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. High-quality maternity care provided from pregnancy through birth and postpartum is key to the long-term health of newborns and women who give birth. Given that maternity care is a major component of health care, Newsweek and Statista have partnered to identify America’s Best Maternity Hospitals in 2024. The awards list can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website. This honor reflects CHA’s extensive efforts to reduce pregnancy risk and support equitable patient care. CHA employs a model of collaborative interprofessional care, with a focus on shared decision making with patients. Three data sources were used for the evaluation: ● Nationwide online survey: Health care professionals and hospital managers with knowledge about maternity processes (e.g., neonatal and perinatal doctors, nurses and midwives) were asked to recommend leading maternity hospitals in the USA ● Medical Key Performance Indicators on hospitals with a focus on indicators relevant to maternity care ● Results from patient surveys “We are thrilled to be recognized for the fourth year in a row for Newsweek’s prestigious award,” said CHA’s chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tara Singh, MD. “We strongly believe in our vision to provide excellent care for all, and we thank our patients for recognizing our team’s hard work.” CITY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO HONOR ALL WHO SERVED MEMORIAL DAY FLAG PLACEMENT AT MALDEN CEMETERIES From Monday May 13 to Friday, May 17, 2024, in the Holy Cross Cemetery and Monday, May 20 to Friday, May 24, 2024, in the Forest Dale Cemetery, the City of Malden and volunteers will decorate veterans' graves at our city cemeteries. Flag placement will take place from 9am to 4pm. Volunteers are needed to help place flags at veterans' graves in preparation to honor all who have served in the military on Memorial Day. If you can volunteer to assist in placing flags at our veterans' graves please call the Veterans' Services Department at 781-397-7139 and provide us with your name, contact telephone number and the dates and times that you are available. * Real Estate Law * Construction Litigation * Tax Lien * Personal Injury * Bankruptcy * Wrongful Death * Zoning/Permitting Litigation 300 Broadway, Suite 1, Revere * 781-286-1560 lsimeonejr@simeonelaw.net

Page 4 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Creative Malden – Ellen Wallace Artist Pop Up Event “I am a tinker. I like to make things with my hands” is how Ellen Wallace describes herself and the work that she creates. Following classes in the 1990s, Wallace delved into the world of working with metals. Initially focused on silver, she later began upcycling aluminum cans during the pandemic. With a creative mind, even the strangest times can result in invention. Wallace noticed how colorful the cans of water her houseCelebrating Our 52nd Year Dan - 1972 We Sell Cigars & Accessories! MAJOR BRANDS AT DISCOUNT PRICES! Singles * Tins * Bundles * Boxes * Travel Humidors * Desk Top Humidors * Many Types of Lighters * Ash Trays * Juuls * Vapes * Glass Pipes * Rewards Program * CBD Infused Products * GIFTS UNDER $30 - GIFT CERTIFICATES Don’t Wait! Get What You Smoke NOW! Buy Your Smokes by the Box & SAVE!! Join Our Rewards Program & SAVE Even More! HOURS: OPEN DAILY 7 DAYS A WEEK, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Humidor Specials! Starting as LOW as $99. Complete with Accessories R.Y.O. TOBACCO & TUBES ON SALE! Green Label Cigar Sale! Buy 2 Cigars, Get One FREE! A.B.C. CIGAR 170 REVERE ST., REVERE (781) 289-4959 Chris 2024 hold drank while quarantined were, and she used this to develop her craft. With the use of new materials, aluminum and tin, came new challenges. She cold connects the materials together, as heat could alter the materials. She became fascinated with a variety of other household materials, such as cookie and tea tins to make jewelry, and wire and buttons to make flowers. “The same person who taught me jewelry taught me how to work in wire,” Wallace explains, with the influence still prevalent in her work today. In June of 2021, Wallace began working with The Gallery@57. About her experience she states, “I love the people… I bring in new artists.” An organizer by trade, she stepped into the role of Artist Liaison, finding new talent to enrich the gallery. For her own collection at the gallery, Wallace chose the name Back Porch Metals, after the studio she has on her back porch. A reflection of her use of everyday objects, she gives the mundane a new life. For example, most recently, she began a new product line: wine glasses made out of teacups and stems. Not only is she a creator, but Wallace shares her knowledge with the world through classes at Idle Hands Brewery. A partnership beginning around two years ago, the classes are still going strong – bringing community events to Malden. “For me, it’s Ellen Wallace, an upcycling artist, with be featured at The Gallery@57. (Courtesy of Creative Malden) been really nice getting to work with the artists,” Wallace says about organizing the classes. In addition to the classes, The Gallery@57 is bringing Artist Pop Ups to Malden. Responsible for organizing the events, Wallace tried to feature both new and familiar faces from the gallery. Ranging from plastic bag flowers to Saori weaving, a range of talent will be on display over the course of May and June. Ellen Wallace will demonstrate how she makes her upcycled jewelry in her own Pop Up on May 18 in front of The Gallery@57 at 57 Pleasant St. in Malden, Mass. She will also be running a class teaching attendees how to upcycle aluminum cans into jewelry at Idle Hands Brewery (89 Commercial St. in Malden) on May 21 from 6:30 to 8:30. For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 orInfo@advocatenews.net Window Glass & Screen Repair

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Page 6 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 ~ Malden Musings ~ Opening Night Bocce Ball at IACC By Peter Levine I 50 Eastern Bank Building on Rte. 1S 605 Broadway, #301 * Saugus (781) 233-6844 www.bostonnorthdental.com t is said in “Malden Musings”... ● Glory, glory hallelujah!! The best time of the year has arrived! Bocce ball returns to the famed court of the Italian American Citizens Club! Opening Night festivities were on Monday, April 22, with Malden Mayor Gary Christenson rolling the fi rst ball as IACC President Bill Settemio proudly looked on! Special guest Maria Luise from the Mayor’s Office (good form, btw) and EXTRA special guest, the unoffi cial Mayor of Edgeworth, Dom Fermano! Let the games begin and fuhgeddaboudit! ● Happy birthday wishes to Kevin Turner! ● Sheila Fermano! Get well soon! Hope to see you in the near future, Mrs. Fermano! San Rock 2024 is right around the corner, and we need you at Batman Corner (Adam & West)! ● Oops, not sure how this epic Dr. Priti Amlani Dr. Bhavisha Patel occasion in 1985 slipped my memory...I remember the moment back in ’85 like it was yesterday. My brother Joe and I were in the steam room at the Old Y when Joey matter-of-factly lets me know Helen is with child, her name, Dorothy – after our mother, Dorothy Drago Levine. The best memory from ’85 for sure! ● Senator (Ed) Markey, I know * Restorative Dentistry * Cosmetic Dentistry * Implant Restoration * Zoom Whitening * Teeth in a Day - All on 6 * Invisalign * CEREC Crowns (Single Visit Crowns) * Root Canal Treatment * Sedation Dentistry ~ Full Mouth Rehabilitation ~ Before After you’re out there. I realize you’re a busy man, but we hope to see you at this year’s San Rock Festa. First sausage on me! ● Don’t seem possible but that precocious youngster from West Street, (Lisa’s love) George MacKay (crime control specialist for the MPD), had a milestone birthday just last week! George was a little rascal growing up but grew to be a fi ne young man and the Pride of Edgeworth! Happy 6-0, big guy! How did that happen?! ● Birthday girl Jeannie Pisaturo Tucker from the Controller’s OPENING NIGHT: First night of bocce ball at the Italian American Citizens Club (IACC) with special guest Mayor Gary Christenson rolling out the fi rst ball as IACC President Billy Settemio, Club member Jimmy Tucker from Public Facilities and former Malden Controller Dom “Unofficial Mayor of Edgeworth” Fermano. Office just celebrated a milestone birthday; for that we wish you many more, my friend. Jeannie’s family threw her a surprise (mumble, mumble) birthday party at a standing room only Anthony’s on Canal Street. Jeannie is like wicked popular so if you scored an invite to this shindig, well, you were lucky (raising hand). Jeannie, happy (mumble mumble) birthday and remember (mumble, mumble) is the new 40! Love ya! ● There are “stand-up guys” like the late Thomas Manning, and then there are the rest of us. Tom passed on April 17 just shy of his 81st and is the father of City of Malden Administrative Offi - cer Kathleen Manning Hall. I did not know Mr. Manning but just reading the fi rst paragraph of his obituary made me a big fan; “His journey through life was marked by unwavering strength, boundless determination, strength of mind, and a legendary sense of humor that brightened the lives of all who knew him.” Condolences to your family, Kathleen. May his memory be a blessing. ● Another notable birth in 1985 took place in God’s Country aka Edgeworth. Edgeworth royalty – Anna Puleo – meets the Pride of Meff a, Ernie Ardolino Sr., and their bambino, Ernie Jr., would eventually go on to fame if not fortune on every ball fi eld and park from Devir Park to Pierce Field at Arlington Catholic and beyond. Malden BRL MVP, All-Star back at AC, to college ball at Saint Anselm’s in New Hampshire before settling down, having two beautiful boys (Aiden and Andrew) and becoming Supervisor at Parking for the City of Malden – 1985 was a very good year indeed! ● I’ve been forewarned. Going forward I have a two “fuhgeddaboudit!” limit. Just made it this week. Insert smiley face. ● My Honey Fitz (Restaurant?), how do I love thee, let me count the ways. My recent comments may have sounded harsh, but they were said with Malden love. To be continued... ● Some grumpy, old keyboard warriors on myFace want to “cancel” me, complaining that I practice “institutional sexism” – that I don’t include enough females in my columns. Good grief! Here’s hoping they take their afternoon nap before they read my next column. Just once more... ● I’d like to see the look on Annette Magistro’s face when the Devir Park girls’ softball team clinched the title with a comeback win against the mighty, mighty (I believe) Miller Park girls back in ’73. Boone’s Farm Apple Wine had nothing to do with the big, beautiful smile on her face. Insert smiley face. ● I’d like to spend another Thursday night at Frank’s Steak House with my bestie, Vinnie Disano, drinking Remy, busting beans and watching Boston boogie-woogie piano man Preacher Jack have another nervous breakdown just for us. Our waitress, Sunday, proving to be George and Billy Ravanis’ best

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 7 hire! ● I’d like to see the late Karen Anderson fi ght the good fi ght against the good old boy network back in the ’80s to become the best City Clerk Malden has had in the past 50 years (with all due respect to present City Clerk Carol Ann Desiderio – insert smiley face). Who else feels Karen may possibly have been Malden’s MVP for the past 40 years or so?! Raising hand. ● I’d like to see Brenda Sousa channel her inner Caitlin Clark for the 1975 girls hoop team at MHS (actually, if she were the off - guard for the boys’ team our senior year, they might have gone a little further in the tournament – with all due to respect to Steve “Carpy” Carpenter, who excelled at point guard for the ’ 75 team, of course). ● I’d like to shoot hoops in my backyard on Charles Street with Jack Freker’s aunt Cheryl. At 16 she showed me how the backboard could be your friend. Thanks for that, Cheryl! ● I’d like to see Edgeworth gal (and the best baller in the Guerin family – sorry, Danny & Jimmy) – Paula Guerin carry the girls hoop team at MHS on her back (again) for those early to mid-1980s Golden Gals hoopsters. As Peter Falk’s iconic TV character Columbo would say, “Just one more thing, sir” – the Irish American Club on West Street has a long, rich history in Malden. In the beginning home to Edgeworth’s large Irish population – eventually spreading out to boyos from Somerville, Charlestown and far beyond the North Shore – the IA have always stepped up whenever there was a worthy cause to embrace. The IA’s Annual Labor Day Road Race has become legendary amongst area runners and for going above and beyond the call of duty raising all kinds of gelt for The Jimmy Fund. Which brings us to last month’s “One Mission Buzz Off for Kids with Cancer.” Once again, these passionately altruistic men from the IA raised about $12,000 with three particular gentlemen stepping up bigly in the process. Born on the Emerald Isle these two Irish lads – Tommy Cronin and Keith McLaughlin – along with longtime Maldonian Andy Relph were shorn of their golden locks for the benefi t of the JF in front of a full house cheering them on. Thank you, guys, for everything that you folks do for Malden and beyond. Postscript 1: Dave “Malden Musings Hall of Famer” Angelo was the only reader to call me out for a minor miscue in my “1985” article. Dave good-naturedly ribbed me on a recent Friday night when he asked me how on earth you can order a pound of bruschetta when bruschetta is an Italian antipasto consisting of grilled bread topped with olive oil and salt? Corn popped! Dave roasted me but good and reminded me he could easily rescind my (half) Italian Heritage card if a glaring error like this transpires in the future. With that said, let’s rewrite for history’s sake this egregious slipup... “One stop shopping at Forgione Market! A pound of capicola aka gabagool, sliced provolone, and a loaf of French Bread! Fuhgeddaboudit?! On the way out, stop next door at Forgione Liquors for a case of Ballantine!” Postscript 2: Think about this for a moment. All Seasons Table’s Douglas Tran was a rank stranger to Malden a very short while ago. In 2024, Mr. Tran aka The King of Cool may be the most popular man in Malden (besides Albert Spadafora, of course). Douglas took a chance when he opened J& • Reliable Mowing Service • Spring & Fall Cleanups • Mulch & Edging • Sod or Seed Lawns • Shrub Planting & Trimming • Water & Sewer Repairs Joe Pierotti, Jr. All Season’s Table in the not so glamorous Malden Square of just a few short years ago, and it’s paid off “bigly.” Others saw Douglas’ success (through hard work, wicked awesome food and some of the best bartenders North of Boston) and followed his lead, creating the downtown restaurant boom we are experiencing/enjoying today. Thank you, Douglas, once again. Mr. Tran celebrated a birthday recently (well, actually two), and his good friend (and my good friend) Jackie Bouley speaking from the heart, had these words to say: “Douglas is celebrating two birthdays this month. First being the obvious, his own on May 8th and second, the 18th birthday of the opening of his beloved restaurant, All Seasons Table or AST as many aff ectionately call it. 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Page 8 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 ~ Celebrating Jewish History Month in Malden ~ Ed Ames, а legendary singer and actor By Inna Babitskaya L ast May 2023, the famous American singer and actor Ed Ames passed away. He was known as a Boston baritone, one of the Ames Brothers quartet, and a courageous Native American from the “Daniel Boone” TV show. His hits and brilliantly performed dramatic roles are still loved by many Americans. Ed’s childhood and youth Ed Ames (Edmund Dantes Urick) was born on July 9, 1927, in Malden, Massachusetts. He was the youngest child of Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine and had four brothers and four sisters. His parents, David Urick/Eurich (1886-1958) and Sarah (Zaslavskaya) Urick (1884-1948), immigrated to the USA in 1905 due to the increased wave of pogroms and discrimination against Jewish people in the Russian Empire. David Gerry D’Ambrosio Attorney-at-Law Is Your Estate in Order? Do you have an update Will, Health Care Proxy or Power of Attorney? If Not, Please Call for a Free Consultation. 14 Proctor Avenue, Revere (781) 284-5657 Ed Ames quickly began to learn English, mostly by reading newspapers. Within two years, he worked for The New York Times. When the Uricks moved to Boston, David found a job as an advertiser and printer. At first, they lived together with Sarah’s mother and siblings. Later, during 15 years, the Uricks lived in Malden: on Mt. Vernon Street, Franklin Street, East13 Trayers St., Malden (Ed Ames’ childhood house) ern Avenue and Bryant Street. Ed was born in their house on 13 Trayes Ave. His elder sister Clara was a Malden High alumni and worked at the Converse Rubber Shoe Company, together with siblings Ethel and Max. In 1929, the Uricks moved to Dorchester, but they never forgot their native city. Years later, when the Ames Brothers performed in Boston, they also visited Malden, looking for familiar landmarks that they had remembered since their childhood. As Ed said, “I guess every performer enjoys coming home.” The Urick family was very poor. Ed recalled that when he was 10 “half the time was spent in hospitals being treated for starvation and malnutrition... My mother would buy a loaf of black Russian bread, which was very tasty. She would take garlic and rub the crust, and that would be our dinner. We were constantly being evicted, put out on the streets, and left to find another place to live.” However, poverty didn’t preBoston Latin School Malden Square vent David and Sarah from teaching their children music and literature. They both were gifted amateur musicians and played stringed instruments. Once a week, Sarah organized improvised music lessons for her children. As Ed Ames said, “I remember those wonderful, cozy afternoons, when my mother would... bribe us by making cookies so that we would sit and listen to the Metropolitan Opera and the great singers of the day... Afterwards... my brothers and I would sing, accompanied by my mother, who played the guitar...” These home musicales taught the Urick brothers to love music and singing, so they often went to a malt shop, where they listened to the jukebox while trying to imitate the singing manner of two popular black vocal groups, the Ink Spots or the Mills Brothers. It is obvious that Sarah Urick was a well-educated woman and a talented teacher. As Ed told Contemporary Musicians, “One of my first memories as a fouryear-old was sitting around with the others and my mother making us read Shakespeare and excerpts from Julius Caesar.” Maybe Sarah’s love for reading inspired her to name her youngest son in honor of Edmond Dantes, the famous hero of Dumas’ novel “The Count of Monte Cristo.” Luckily, Ed’s life doesn’t resemble the sad story of his namesake. Despite poverty, the Uricks were a very friendly and happy family. Ed and his three elder brothers, Joe, Gene and Vic, were very close. Even the eight-year gap between the oldest and the youngest didn’t prevent it: Joe was born in 1921, Gene in 1923 and Vic in 1925. They all liked sports, were very athletic and often played baseball together with their cousin Lennie at a nearby Franklin Field. Gene even wanted to be a baseball player and participated in the semipro circuit in New England. Ed professionally played pingpong, participating in interstate tournaments. He also played center on the basketball team, was a halfback and end on the football team, was a second baseman and outfielder on the baseball team and was even a welterweight boxer. Vic and Joe had more artistic aspirations: Vic wanted to become a comedian actor; Joe, with his unique three-octave range voice, planned to become an opera singer. First steps in Boston: from Urick to the Amory Brothers Ed and his brothers first began to sing very early. Their friends and neighbors remembered seeing them sitting on Franklin Field’s wall and singing. Though they were young (Ed was only 10 years old), they already knew how to sing in four-part harmony. No wonder that Joe, after graduating from Boston Latin and taking a few professional singing lessons, went to New York, where he sang the role of Sarastro in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” during road tours with the Metropolitan Opera Company. Later, the three Urick brothers and their cousin Lennie Kaufman formed the Amory Brothers quartet, after Vic’s middle name. To be continued… (Inna Babitskaya is a Malden historian, a Member of the Malden Historical Commission and author of historical books “From Maldon to Malden,” “Time of Converse” and “Fellsmere Park – Emerald of Malden.”)

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 9 HOMEOWNERSHIP | FROM PAGE 1 tee with providing him unique opportunities to create aff ordable housing in Malden that fi t a variety of needs.Mayor Christenson approved the funding for ACDC’s purchase of the former Salvation Army building on Main Street, which will be turned into 20 aff ordable rental units.Mayor Christenson was looking for an opportunity to develop aff ordable homeownership opportunities as well, and the 245 Bryant Street property presented a property large enough to target for that type of development. “I’m pleased to announce the start of this 100% affordable homeownership project that will help us combat the housing crisis and create homeownership opportunities for our low-income residents,” said Mayor Christenson. “I am grateful to ACDC for their continued commitment to providing our community with resources, programming, and much-needed aff ordable housing. I also want to recognize Congregation Agudas Achim Ezrath Israel, which has made its home in Malden for more than a century and has a lasting commitment to our community. The sale of their property for aff ordable homeownership is just the latest example of their stewardship of our community.” “I’m proud to support this affordable homeownership project that will add more options for aff ordable housing in Ward 7,” said Ward 7 City Councillor Simonelli. “This project will create opportunities for low-income renters who want to buy a home in our community and realize the American Dream. I’m grateful to Mayor Christenson, ACDC, the Congregation, and Malden’s Offi ce of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) for their hard work and partnership in getting this project done.” Mayor Christenson approved $1.75 million in ARPA funds to fund the acquisition.The project will utilize a variety of other state programs such as the Commonwealth Builder Program to be able to produce homes for sale at aff ordable levels. ACDC will work closely with Mayor Christenson, Ward 7 Councillor Simonelli, and the City’s OSPCD to ensure a transparent community planning process to create affordable homeownership opportunities for Malden residents. “ACDC is excited to partner with the Mayor and Councillor Simonelli to create a second affordable housing development in Malden,” said ACDC Executive Director Angie Liou. “We look forward to developing more affordable homeownership opportunities so that families have the chance to begin building generational wealth and deepen their roots in Malden.” “We are grateful to Mayor Christenson for his assistance as we look forward to fi nding a new, smaller house of worship in the city that has been our home for over one hundred years,” said Congregation Agudas Achim Ezrath Israel in a statement. “We are happy that this acquisition will help the City and ACDC continue the property’s service to the community as it becomes aff ordable housing.” “I am proud to see us add another affordable housing development to our city’s portfolio, this time adding homeownership into the mix and ensuring that people can continue to choose Malden when deciding where to put down roots and raise their families,” said City Councillor Amanda Linehan. “This development responds to the needs of our residents, and strengthens the already-rich legacy of Congregation Agudas Achim Ezrath Israel in Malden.” “I want to thank Ward 7 Councillor Simonelli, Ward 3 Councillor Linehan and OSPCD Director Deborah Burke, co-chairs of the ARPA Housing Subcommittee, who have all been advocates for this project,” Mayor Christenson said.“This project shows what can be done when we work together toward a common goal.” ACDC will begin the design process this year working with City offi cials, community, and their architects and consultants. The Congregation will continue to use the site during a transition period as they relocate. ACDC will hold public meetings to solicit community input as they work to create a welcoming project design in 2024. In the fi rst half of 2025, this project will be seeking its required permits and funding commitments in anticipation of a mid- to late2025 construction start. After an estimated construction schedule of roughly 18 months, this project will welcome its newest residents in 2027. 245 Bryant Street is ACDC’s second affordable housing development project in Malden, following its purchase of 213 Main Street. That project has completed the permitting phase and is seeking additional fi nancing prior to construction start. Malden community members can fi nd future updates on 245 Bryant Street at www.cityofmalden.org/245Bryant and 213 Main Street at www.cityofmalden.org/213Main. For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net

Page 10 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Sen. Lewis announces Virtual Office Hours for May S tate Senator Jason Lewis will be holding Virtual Offi ce Hours on Monday, May 20, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Any constituent of Senator Lewis is welcome to attend Offi ce Hours, with no appointment necessary, to discuss any personal issue or legislative feedback with the Senator and his staff . Virtual Offi ce Hours are held on Zoom. Each constituent meets privately with the Senator during the Zoom session. To join the meeting please visit SenatorJasonLewis.com, use the following link, or enter the meeting information on Zoom: Jason Lewis State Senator https://us06web.zoom.us/ j/83854164671?pwd=eWZWQWU0VkZjcE9XSXl5Rk1BRVd5Zz09 Meeting ID: 838 5416 4671 Passcode: 234270 Senator Lewis also holds regular in-person Office Hours in each community of his district (Malden, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefi eld and Winchester). For further information or any questions, visit SenatorJasonLewis.com or contact his State House offi ce at 617-722-1206 or Jason.Lewis@masenate.gov. For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net A Letter to the Malden Community This is a photo submitted by Anne D’Urso-Rose for the Malden Mass. Memories Road Show. Circa 1990, staff and crew from Malden Access Television (MATV) are shown setting up for a shoot at Macdonald Stadium. Anne (at that time a volunteer) is standing second from left. MATV Technical Director John Luvender is shown kneeling with equipment. O n behalf of Urban Media Arts (UMA) and Malden Reads, I am writing to thank the community members who came out to be part of the Malden Mass. Memories Road Show on April 27. Thank you for sharing your treasured photos and stories that will now be part of a digital online archive for future generations. Thank you also to the City of Malden for their collaboration and support on this project, and to the Malden Public Library for partnering and hosting a Local History table at the event. Thank you to our amazing group of volunteers, including students from the Malden High School Key Club, YWCA TASK program, and young adults from the Greater Malden Asian American Community Coalition. In collaboration with local planning teams, the Healey Library at UMass Boston has been carrying out the Mass. Memories Road Show initiative in cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth for over two decades, creating a “snapshot” of each community told through the stories and photos of its people. The goal of each Road Show event is to get as close to an accurate representation of the community as possible. On April 27, we had a steady stream of community members come through the doors to share their photos and memories. Many who came lived in Malden all their lives, others recently moved here, and others (like myself, who moved here as an adult 37 years ago) have lived here a long time, but are not natives. There were young and old, diff erent cultures, languages and backgrounds. People brought photos of weddings and children’s parties and fi rst communions, Malden community events, and snapshots from homelands from across the globe. What was special about the event was that people walked in the door and were immediately sharing their story with another person who didn’t know them – telling about important moments in their lives. The story sharing took place throughout the day. I learned about people I didn’t know and learned more about people I’ve known for years. Our completed archive will take a few months before it is online. Urban Media Arts, in partnership with Malden Reads, will work to highlight these photos and stories to continue to share our community story which is ever unfolding. Our city is in a time of signifi cant transition and, for some, it is not always easy to reconcile what Malden was and what it is becoming. But one can also see that Malden has always been in transition, since it became a city 375 years ago. The story of our city, as well as our individual stories, are what holds us together as, and makes us, a community. UMA is here to connect, celebrate, document and archive our community stories through media and the arts. Our thanks to the community for engaging in this collaborative project. Signed, Anne D’Urso-Rose Associate Director, Urban Media Arts Co-facilitator, Malden Reads: One City, One Book

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 11 Malden Mass. Memories Road Show Photo Highlights Girls from the Malden YWCA TASK program worked a long day at the Welcome table, also contributing their photos and stories to the Road Show event. Diana Jeong (at table on right) assists a community member with telling the story behind the photos he submitted. Longtime resident Paul Sieswerda (on right) has his photos scanned for the archive by Mass. Memories Road Show volunteers. On the screen, you can see the old Dandy Donuts of Malden Square. Mayor Gary Christenson (on left) has a hard time selecting only three photos from the selection he brought to the event. The Bridge Recovery Center Program Director Tim Perry shares his photos and stories with a Mass. Memories Road Show volunteer. Longtime resident and educator William Dempsey is shown with Mary Ellen O’Meara – telling the stories behind his photos through the optional video recording at the event. Event goers could learn about Malden’s history. Pictured from left to right: Linda Thorsen and Jane Hill (Malden Historical Society) and Ryan Reed (Malden Public Library). Youth volunteers worked a long day at the registration desk, registering community members that came to contribute photos and stories. Malden resident Steve Rose has one of his photos scanned for the archive – a 2014 photo taken after a weekend of making maple syrup from backyard maple trees and a visit from Mayor Gary Christenson, who got to taste the final product.

Page 12 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 MOA's 6th Annual Comedy Night Fundraiser Special to The Advocate O n Thursday, May 9th, Malden Overcoming Addiction held their 6th annual Comedy Night Fundraiser @ the Irish American Club in Malden to a packed house. A night that so many MOA supporters look forward to each year. This night highlights the successes of past Dom Disario Scholarship recipients. This year's speakers Christian, Lisa & PJ brought laughter, pride and applause, but most importantly, hope! The Dom Disario Scholarship which is funded in part by this fundraiser helped all 3 keynote speakers achieve their goal of sustained recovery. We are grateful to Mayor Christensen for his continued support and sharing in the successes that Malden has realized with outreach programs and combating the stigmas associated with substance use disorder. Thank you to Senator Jason Lewis, State Representatives Steve Ultrino and Paul Donato, City Council President Paul Winslow and Hank Keezer and the Bayrd Foundation for their continued support. Dave Russo & Friends rounded out the night with laughter for all! MOA could not put on this annual event without the generous support of all of our sponsors, supporters and volunteers who come out and join us in celebrating those that have achieved sustained recovery. The night raised over 11K for future recipients of the Dom Disario scholarships. Malden is special for so many reasons, but the love and support shown on this night in particular each year gives hope to those that are still in the shadows seeking recovery. Without missing a beat, MOA is already planning their next event. Malden Overcoming Addiction invites all of their supporters & volunteers to join in their 10 year Anniversary, Saturday, June 15th, 11:30-3:30, The Bridge Recovery Center, 239 Commercial St. Malden. Mayor Christenson, MOA President Paul Hammersley and State Rep. Steve Ultrino. Dave Russo honors the late Dom Disario (founding member of MOA). Lisa & Duran Tim and Erin from the Bridge Recovery Center. Mayor Christenson brings greetings from the City of Malden. PJ Bell Shares some of his Story. Pres ident of MOA Paul Hammersley addresses the crowd. Tim and Laurie definitely enjoying the event. Nothing but laughter for the comedians. Laurie, Denise, Tim, Erin, Dawn, Paul, Holley and Casey enjoying the event.

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 13 Comedian Anthony Scibelli. Folks buying raffles before the show. Devine Recovery Center was in the house. Christian shares some of his story. This table was having a blast MOA Susie is loving the show. Comedian Dave Russo opens the show. Lisa & Duran enjoying the show. The event was sold out with 300 plus in attendance. Comedian Paul Gilligan closes the show. The Irish American was rocking!

Page 14 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 GREATER BOSTON LEAGUE: Malden Boys Volleyball and Girls Tennis clinch GBL Championships Everett Softball gets huge win over Medford and can clinch league title; complete GBL Winter Team All-Stars are named for 2023-24 By Steve Freker I t’s been quite a Spring Season for all of the teams in the Greater Boston League, with lots of big wins, so many competitive games as well as school records being set... and sought. Malden Boys Volleyball has been one of the most successful teams of all this spring, with a whopping 15 wins (15-3) as it roars into its final week of play. Head Coach Dan Jurkowski’s Tornado boys have clinched the Greater Boston League (GBL) Championship with a 12-1 record to date, one of its best league marks ever. Malden’s only league loss was an early season stumble to Revere. The Tornado squad avenged that lone loss with a 3-1 win last week. Revere, the two-time defending GBL Champion, has still managed to scrap out a second-place finish behind Malden and will be heading to another MIAA Division 1 State Boys Volleyball Tournament run. Malden will also be tourney-bound – for the fifth straight year – and will be enhanced by a #26 spot in the MIAA Power Rankings, its highest ever. “We bumped up our schedule this year with some very competitive non-league opponents and we have beaten most of them,” Coach Jurkowski said. “We hoped to get a home game for the state tournament and it looks like we may have a chance for that.” Revere also has made a schedule that has landed the Patriots with a much higher Power Ranking; at #33 it is also their highest ever with their 10-7 win-loss record. Everett Girls Softball Team wins 12th straight, including huge win ~ Greater Boston League Winter All-Star Teams for 2023-2024 season ~ BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS CHELSEA: Brauli Quezada Timeo. EVERETT: Jaysaun Coggins, Allsin Desruisseaux, Lian Dorosario. LYNN CLASSICAL: Marvin Avery (MVP), Rolky Brea Arias, Daryll Reynolds. LYNN ENGLISH: Carmelo Buese, Kyle KememGBL LOGO over Medford, 5-4; can clinch at least co-GBL title Everett Girls Softball’s 5-4 win over Medford on Wednesday avenged their only Greater Boston League loss to the Mustangs earlier in the season and puts Everett in a spot to clinch at least the 2024 GBL Co-Championship if the Crimson Tide beats Somerville on Tuesday. That game is Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 p.m. at Trum Field in Somerville. With the win Everett softball improved to 16-1 overall, 12-1 in the GBL, ahead of Medford, which is at 11-1 in the GBL. Everett Girls Softball has a #34 Power Ranking in Division 1. GBL Champion Malden Girls Tennis Team (11-0) looks to finish undefeated for season Malden Girls Tennis can accomplish a rare feat if it can defeat Lynn Classical at home on Monday, May 20 – an undefeated 12-0 record with two games left to make up. Malden is 11-0 and has already clinched its second consecutive Greater Boston League Championship. The Golden Tornado team can achieve a fantastic finish – an undefeated regular season – if it can defeat Lynn Classical at home on Monday, May 20 and then reign in its final two makeup games. bin, Pierre Veras. MALDEN: Ezekiel Noelsaint. MEDFORD: Justin Marino. REVERE: Ethan Day. SOMERVILLE: Ian Born, Makai Curtis. *** GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS CHELSEA: Keara Chavez Trejo. EVERETT: Malaica Guillaume, Emilia Maria Babcock. LYNN CLASSICAL: Divine Egbuta, Keisha Perez, Lauren Wilson. LYNN ENGLISH: Amara Flores, Jaeleigh Perry. MALDEN: Amanda Ebenezer, Kimberly Tropnas. MEDFORD: Ava Lavoie, Bella O’Brien, Morgan Reynolds. REVERE: Haley Belloise (MVP), Rocio Gonzalez Castillo, Alisha Jean, Belma Velic. SOMERVILLE: Ava Martin. *** BOYS HOCKEY ALL-STARS MALDEN: Jake Simpson, Jackie Summers. LYNN CLASSICAL: Jayden Leblanc. MEDFORD: Vincent Castro (MVP), Anthony Madarese, D.J. McDonough, Tyler Taddia. SOMERVILLE: Chris Cassesso, Matthew DeAngelis, Robert Larkin. *** BOYS INDOOR TRACK ALL-STARS MALDEN: Chalais Saintil. MEDFORD: William Kelley, Adam Lewis, JT Mastrocola. REVERE: Edwin Alarcon, Kenan Batic, Medy Bellemsieh, Yousef Benheman, Youness Chahid, Joao Victor Cunha, Isaiah DeCrosta, Oliver Escobar, Mohammed Fares, Allen Hou, Richard Vilme, Jeremy X. SOMERVILLE: Ford Christie, Donju Felix, Schuyler Johnson, Attikos Kaye, Robert Leoni, Kerby Luxama, Marcus Odilon, Henry Parkes, William Parkes. *** GIRLS INDOOR TRACK ALL-STARS MALDEN: Rashmi KC, Vivian Onyejiaka. MEDFORD: Emma Beardsley, Norah Berson, Carina Lewis, Ella Melchionno, Savanna Nash, Rosalie Nicholas, Magdelawit Takele. REVERE: Kaliyah Manigo, Danni Hope Randall, Ashley Rodriguez, Olivia Rupp, Giselle Salvador, Gemma Stamatopoulos. SOMERVILLE: Bea Calvert, Anika Johnson, Norma Melhus, Greta O’Sullivan, Ava Posiko, Madine Richards. *** GYMNASTICS ALL-STARS (COED) MALDEN: Ivana Marinkovic, Isabella Oliveira, Sofia Vargas. *** SWIM (Coed Boys) ALL-STARS MALDEN: Joao Victor Santos, Xiaode “David” Xu, Stanley Yip, Gordon Zeng, James Zhou. *** SWIM (Coed Girls) ALL-STARS MALDEN: Sarah Escobar Ayala, Danielle Harrington, Ian Ian Ho, Joslyn Nguyen, Tiffany Pham, Hailey Tran, Sophie Tran, Yingyan Xia, Joyxe Zhou. *** WRESTLING (Boys) ALL-STARS MALDEN: David Parada Araujo (132 lbs.), Kenny Wong (126 lbs.). *** WRESTLING (Girls) ALL-STARS MALDEN: Nora Hounain (165 lbs.), Katelynn Vo (120 lbs.). GIRLS SOFTBALL Team Everett Medford Revere Lynn Classical Lynn English Somerville Malden Chelsea BOYS BASEBALL Team Somerville Malden Lynn Classical ~GREATER BOSTON LEAGUE STANDINGS ~ Lynn English 6-5 GBL All 12-1 16-1 11-1 11-4 8-4 6-5 4-7 12-4 6-7 5-8 3-7 4-9 2-11 0-10 2-14 1-10 GBL All 10-2 14-4 8-4 8-5 11-4 9-7 Medford Revere Everett Chelsea BOYS LACROSSE Team Medford Somerville Malden Lynn Revere GIRLS LACROSSE Team 5-6 2-11 0-11 6-8 7-5 7-8 7-8 3-12 4-11 GBL All 7-0 10-4 4-3 7-8 6-6 4-4 3-5 0-6 5-10 0-14 GBL All Somerville Malden Medford Everett Revere 9-0 9-5 5-3 7-8 4-3 5-7 2-7 0-7 BOYS VOLLEYBALL Team Malden Revere Lynn Classical Everett Somerville Chelsea Medford Lynn English GBL All 11-1 9-4 4-4 2-2 2-10 0-11 15-2 10-7 8-4 2-2 2-2 2-3 1-3 2-4 1-5 2-7 0-3 1-3

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 15 SPORTS WAGERING IS ‘ON FIRE’ in MASS.: State has brought in double the expected new tax revenue – over $100 million – since January 2023 Another impact of sports gaming: Calls to Mass. DPH Problem Gambling Helpline double in one year By Steve Freker W hen the proposal was first made, two results were forecast by all the experts. Both predictions regarding legalized sports wagering in Massachusetts have come to light since the first bet was placed in January 2023. Actually, both forecasts have come in double fashion. Before legalized sports gambling began in Massachusetts in January 2023, experts predicted an average addition of some $60 million in tax revenue. All expectations have been left in the dust by the wildly popular enterprise in Massachusetts in its first year. In the year that’s passed since the Bay State began to allow gambling on professional and some college sports, more than $6.2 billion has been spent on sports wagering by over 1.6 million gamblers, generating more than half a billion in revenue for operators, according to a new report presented by Mass. Gaming Commission staff this week. In addition, including straight tax take plus licensing revenue, Massachusetts has received $127.7 million in additional tax funds since January 2023, from sports wagering alone. On the biggest sports betting day ever each year, Massachusetts came through with flying colors. In one day alone, this year’s Super Bowl saw more than 3.3 million bets made, generated $9 million in wagers and sent $1.8 million to the Treasury’s coffers. Locally, Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett has been a hub of sports betting in Greater Boston and beyond, with millions wagered both onsite and previously, on its former moSPORTS BETTING ON FIRE: Massachusetts has seen $6.2 billion in sports wagering with 3.3 million bets placed by 1.6 million bettors in the past year. bile App, WynnBet. Encore, at the first of the year, discontinued the mobile betting operation. There are many other options for Mass. sports bettors, including DraftKings, FanDuel and many others. On another front, however, one could call it a legalized sports gambling “Catch 22”. While Massachusetts reaped over $100 million in new tax revenue from the onset of sports wagering, programs put in place by the Mass. Gaming Commission to assist those who are negatively impacted by the allure of sports wagering and other gambling increased over the past year as well. This still should not be considered a negative result, as it shows the programs are working as hoped for, with more people making use and taking advantage of them. In fact, in another report released recently, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) released the Fiscal Year 2023 Problem Gambling Helpline report, which highlighted an increase in call volume to the line and included initiatives that served more than 2,000 individuals in communities across Massachusetts in prevention efforts. According to these figures, that represents nearly double the calls and also the individuals assisted in the past year from Mass. cities and towns. In addition, over 38,000 people have made use of the state’s mandated Responsible Gaming programs offered by the various sports book operators, and hundreds of people have voluntarily identified themselves as a problem gambler and excluded themselves from the market, according to the Mass. Gaming Commission report. This also represents an increase over the past year, as in last year’s report, about 26,000 individuals had made use of the program in 2022. DPH established the Office of Problem Gambling Services (OPGS) in 2016 to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of gambling, which can take a toll on individuals and communities in Massachusetts. “Problem gambling can significantly impact an individual and their family, relationships, social interactions, and employment. It disproportionally impacts people of color and has a high level of comorbidity with substance use and mental health disorders,” according to a DPH press release. Community-based initiatives funded by OPGS raise awareness about problem gambling and provide access to resources. Campaigns and programs have targeted youth and men of color – two of the groups most likely to experience problem gambling – through community outreach, education through art, small group sessions, presentations and events. Looking forward, OPGS will continue to target these populations through new initiatives, including youth peer-to-peer mentoring, telehealth services to improve access, and targeted public awareness campaigns. “As access to gambling expands in Massachusetts, we remain focused on supporting and promoting prevention, referral, and treatment options to help those with a gambling problem,” said Public Health Commissioner Robert Goldstein, MD, PhD., referencing the advent of sports wagering. “The Problem Gambling Helpline is a centerpiece of these efforts. We are committed to working with our state and community partners to connect Commonwealth residents to appropriate resources so that people get the care they need.” From July 2022 through June 2023, the Problem Gambling Helpline saw an increase in overall call volume and referrals from the previous year. The helpline received 3,050 calls in Fiscal Year 2023, up from 1,378 calls in Fiscal Year 2022 for a 121 percent increase. Calls from those seeking support and information increased by 41 percent to 636, and calls resulting in referrals specifically for outpatient treatment increased by 96 percent – from 185 to 362. Of the 636 callers, 73 reported sports betting as their reason for seeking assistance – a 1,117 percent increase from FY22, when only six callers referred to treatment reported sports betting as their main concern. Sports wagering in Massachusetts launched in casinos January 31, 2023; online sports wagering began March 10, 2023. To contact the Massachusetts Problem Gambling Helpline, call 800-327-5050. For more information, visit the Massachusetts Problem Gambling Helpline website. For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net

Page 16 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Maldonians Share Career Choices During Senior Night By Tara Vocino M ystic Valley Regional Charter School Eagles Girls’ Varsity Softball Team seniors, who live in Malden, have high hopes after graduation, sharing their future plans during Tuesday’s Senior Night. Hailing from Malden, Tayla McDonough was joined on the mound by her proud mother Christine, her father Brian and her sister Arianna. McDonough plans to study public health and wellness at Curry College to hopefully become a nurse. (Advocate photos by Tara Vocino) Meet the 2024 Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Eagles Girls’ Varsity Softball Team Hailing from Malden, Anna Tracey was joined on the mound by her proud parents, Andrea and Paul during Tuesday’s Mystic Valley Regional Charter School Girls’ Varsity Softball Senior Night. McDonough plans to study business analytics at University of Notre Dame. Eagles girls tennis team defeated Northeast Metro Tech on Monday By Emily Brennan M ystic Valley Regional Charter School’s co-ed tennis team was back in action last week when they traveled to Wakefield, to take on the Northeast Metro Tech Knights for a matchup. The Eagles defeated the Knights by a final score of 4-3 to improve to 2-2 on the season. The Eagles got off to a great start in doubles as they took two out of three points. Adam Cheng and Nathan Nie won #2 doubles as they defeated Elizabeth Turner and Aina Saharan by a final score of 10-5. Victoria De Assunção and Gabby Lajoie scored the second point for Mystic Valley as they defeated Samuel Dorrelas and Gianna Berry in #3 doubles by a final score of 10-5. Mystic Valley carried over their momentum into singles and were able to capture two out of four points. After dropping #1 singles, John Dascoli got the Eagles back in the scoring column as he won #2 singles by a final score of 10-8. In addition, Tabitha Manseau won #4 singles by a final score of 10-1. LADY EAGLES: Kneeling, shown from left to right: Kyra Conti, Ashley Griffone, Rachael Navaste and Leila Marcus. Top row, shown from left to right: Assistant Coach Susannah Anderson, Emily DeLeire, Ella Mangone, Bailey DeLeire, Stercika Joseph, Sofia Marcus and Head Coach Richard McManus. (Advocate photo by Tara Vocino) Tabitha Manseau

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 17 Beacon Hill Roll Call By Bob Katzen GET A FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO MASSTERLIST – Join more than 22,000 people, from movers and shakers to political junkies and interested citizens, who start their weekday morning with MASSterList—the popular newsletter that chronicles news and informed analysis about what’s going on up on Beacon Hill, in Massachusetts politics, policy, media and influence. The stories are drawn from major news organizations as well as specialized publications. MASSterlist will be e-mailed to you FREE every Monday through Friday morning and will give you a leg up on what’s happening in the blood sport of Bay State politics. For more information and to get your free subscription, go to: https://lp.constantcontactpages. com/su/aPTLucKs THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. The Senate has held 35 roll calls so far in the 2024 session. Beacon Hill Roll Call tabulates the number of roll calls on which each senator voted and then calculates that number as a percentage of the total roll call votes held. That percentage is the number referred to as the roll call attendance record. Thirty-seven (92.5 percent) of the current 40 senators did not miss any roll calls and have 100 percent roll call attendance records. The senator who missed the most roll calls is Sen. Mike Rush (D-West Roxbury) who missed nine roll calls resulting in a 74.2 percent roll call attendance record. All nine missed roll calls were held on April 25th. “On April 25th, I was on orders with the United States Navy and as a result was unable to participate in roll call votes during that session,” Rush told Beacon Hill Roll Call.“On April 29th, I submitted a letter to the Clerk of the Senate to be included in the Senate Journal stating this fact and recording how I would have voted had I been present.” The only other senator who missed any roll calls is Sen. Mike Barrett (D-Lexington) who missed two roll calls on January 11, resulting in a 94.2 percent roll call attendance record. Barrett did not respond to repeated requests by Beacon Hill Roll Call asking him for a comment. It is a Senate tradition that the Senate president only votes occasionally. Current Senate President Karen Spilka follows that tradition and only voted on six (17.1 percent) of the 35 roll calls while not voting on 29 (82.9 percent) of them. SENATORS’ 2024 ROLL CALL ATTENDANCE RECORDS THROUGH MAY 10th, 2024 The percentage listed next to the senator’s name is the percentage of roll call votes on which the senator voted. The number in parentheses represents the number of roll calls that he or she missed. Sen. Jason Lewis 100 percent (0) ALSO UP ON BEACON HILL SENATE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE PROPOSES $57.9 BILLION FISCAL 2025 STATE BUDGET (S 4) – The Senate fired the next shot in the long battle over the state budget for fiscal year 2025 that begins on July 1. The Senate Ways and Means Committee proposed its own version of the spending package. Gov. Maura Healey fired the opening volley in January when she filed her version of the spending package. The House recently approved its own $57.9 billion version. It increases spending by $1.9 billion, or 3.3 percent, over the current fiscal year 2024 budget. The Senate will debate the budget the week of May 20 and a House-Senate conference committee will eventually craft a plan that will be presented to the House and Senate for consideration and sent to the governor. BAN HOME EQUITY THEFT (H 4624) – The Revenue Committee has advanced a new version of a bill that would prohibit cities and towns that foreclose on properties on which the owner owes back property taxes, from keeping all of the profits when the city or town sells the property at auction. Current Massachusetts law allows this practice. Last year, the United States Supreme Court ruled that cities and towns that foreclose on properties on which the owner owes back property taxes, cannot keep all of the profits when the city or town sells the property at auction. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, writing a unanimous decision about a similar Minnesota law, said that "a taxpayer who loses her $40,000 house to the state to fulfill a $15,000 tax debt has made a far greater contribution to the public fisc than she owed." Senate co-chair of the Revenue Committee Sen. Susan Moran (D-Falmouth) said she never imagined that cities and towns could keep the equity after a home was seized and a debt paid. "Because in all the consumer work that I did, or with respect to mortgages ... the individuals who owed the debt were able to retain their equity,” said Moran. “So I was not familiar that with municipal foreclosures, the municipality actually kept all of that equity. And I felt that it was incredibly unfair.” BAN SENDING DEEPFAKE IMAGES 90 DAYS OR LESS PRIOR TO ELECTION DAY (S 2730) – The Election Laws Committee held a hearing on legislation that would prohibit a person from knowingly sending out deepfakes of a candidate or political party 90 days or less prior to an election without providing a disclaimer as follows: “This (image, video or audio) has been manipulated or generated by artificial intelligence.” A deepfake is defined as an image, audio recording or video recording of a candidate’s appearance, speech or conduct that has been intentionally manipulated through digital and other means to injure the reputation of the candidate. It is designed to deceive a voter and appear to a reasonable person to depict a real individual saying or doing something that that individual did not say or do. Supporters note that the 90day period is used because 90 days or less before Election Day is crunch time, and at that late date, campaigns may not have time or resources to adequately respond to deepfakes and ensure voters know the material is non-authentic during this time fame. The measure empowers aggrieved candidates to seek civil action up to a $10,000 fine against the person who posted the deep fakes. The bill’s provisions do not apply to news outlets or websites as long as the outlet acknowledges that the authenticity of the deep fake is in question. “Voters deserve to make their decisions on accurate information – and deepfake media makes that difficult,” said sponsor Sen. Barry Finegold (D-Andover). ”With artificial intelligence rapidly evolving, I am proud to have filed this proposal that will protect voters from the influence of deceptive and fraudulent media this election cycle.” Craig Holman, a lobbyist for Public Citizen, the Washington D.C. consumer organization founded by Ralph Nader, testified and told the Election Laws Committee that 13 other states have already adopted similar legislation. He said that the upcoming election "is shaping up to be the first very serious deepfake election we've ever seen.” "Artificial intelligence has been around for a while,” said Holman. “But only this year, this election cycle, we've seen startling new advances where artificial intelligence can depict a candidate saying or doing something that they never did. And it's almost impossible to tell the difference between what's real and what is just entirely computer fabricated.” "It's not a ban,” continued Holman. “It exempts news media, it exempts broadcasters and even social media platforms that make a reasonable effort to discern whether a communication is a deepfake or not. And it provides the targeted candidate with injunctive relief to try to stop further dissemination of that type of deepfake ad." $2.4 MILLION FOR SUPPORTIVE AND SOCIAL DAY PROGRAMS – Gov. Maura Healey announced that $2.4 million in grants, ranging from $15,000 to $300,000, will go to 20 organizations and communities to broaden Supportive and Social Day Programs to help community organizations and municipalities expand or launch Supportive and Social Day Programs for older adults and individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in their community. Advocates said that recognizing that historically underrepresented communities lack access to Supportive and Social Day Programming, funding will be awarded to rural communities and Gateway Cities, and will focus on developing programs in Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Chinese, Spanish and American Sign Language. “We’re proud to support these organizations that are doing incredible work across our state to serve older adults, especially those who are suffering from Alzheimer’s and related dementias,” said Gov. Healey. “It’s important that our older adults and their loved ones can feel confident that they are receiving the best care possible. Our administration is proud to award this funding that will make Massachusetts more welcoming and livable for residents of all ages.” "Social and Supportive Day programs are essential to support our most vulnerable aging adults,” said Secretary of Elder Affairs Elizabeth Chen. “These programs provide a safe space for those with Alzheimer's and related dementias to gather, stimulate conversation and foster connections. A number of these programs shut down during the pandemic, leaving these residents without a place to go, so the creation and expansion of the awarded programs is so important for our communities' post-pandemic.” END VETERANS’ HOMELESSNESS – Secretary Jon Santiago of the Executive Office of Veterans Services and Secretary Ed Augustus of the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities met with staff and residents of Brighton Marine to discuss the Healey administration’s goal of ending veterans’ homelessness by 2027. Brighton Marine, according to its website “supports uniformed services members, retirees, veterans and their families by providing US Family Health Plan, wrap around support services and case management for the greater Boston community.” The Healey Administration said the End Veterans Homelessness campaign is a multi-pronged partnership to identify all homeless veterans in Massachusetts, develop and implement comprehensive and evidence-based strategies to prevent and intervene in veterans’ homelessness and bring it to functional zero. The campaign will coordinate efforts across federal, state and the non-profit sector to address veteran homelessness and support providers who are working daily to improve veteran care and housing. “No veteran should ever be homeless,” said Secretary Ed Augustus. “Since Day One, Gov. Healey and Lt. Gov. Driscoll have prioritized housing. Our shared vision for an affordable Massachusetts means every veteran not only has a home but is getting the support services they deserve." MORE BICYCLE LANES (H 3350) - The House gave initial approval to a bill that would require that any city or town that has received state funding for transportation development, conduct a study to expand the number of bicycle routes on its local public roadways. The measure mandates that the city or town report back to Legislature in six months with a report including its findings and proposals to increase the lanes. Sponsor Rep. Daniel Hunt (D-Dorchester) did not respond to several requests by Beacon Hill Roll Call asking him to comment on his proposal. NO PENALTIES FOR CANCELLING AN AUTO INSURANCE POLICY (H 1102) – The House gave initial approval to legislation that would allow auto insurance policyholders, if they cancel a policy or change companies, to be entitled to a pro-rated rebate for the exact number of days paid for in the policy without any surcharge of expenses beyond the exact days the policy was in effect. Rep. James Murphy (D-Weymouth), the bill’s sponsor, did not respond to repeated requests by Beacon Hill Roll Call asking him to comment on his proposal. QUOTABLE QUOTES “It’s almost impossible for individuals and families to thrive and live healthy, productive lives when they are not adequately and safely housed. Affordable, accessible housing allows people to prioritize their health care needs and the needs of their families, while also creating vibrant, healthier, safer and more productive communities across Massachusetts.” --- Secretary of Health and Human Services Kate Walsh during a meeting with health care leaders to discuss the impact of the high housing costs on public health, as well as BHRC| SEE PAGE 18

Page 18 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 ~ Guest Commentary ~ End test and punish approach to education in Massachusetts By Jessica Gold Boots E very educator knows that the high-stakes nature of the MCAS means a significant amount of learning time is eaten up by test prep, limiting our exploration of diverse subjects COLLECTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS Y ou can claim your social security benefits once you reach age 62. However, if you begin collecting at age 62, your benefits will be permanently reduced by 25% to 30%, depending on your birth year. Furthermore, if you begin collecting at age 62 and you are still working, you will have your benefits further reduced once your income exceeds a certain level. Once you reach your full retirement age, you can earn as much as you want without suffering a reduction of benefits. For those born in 1960 or later, the full retirement age is 67. If, for example, you were born in 1958, your full retirement age would be 66 and 8 months. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a table that you can go by to determine what your full retirement age is and how much your benefits will be reduced by claiming early and how much they will be increased by waiting to age 70 to collect. If you wait beyond age 70 to collect, you will not receive any higher benefit. If you delay collecting your social security benefits until after your full retirement age, your benefits will increase 8% each year until age 70. One benefit of this strategy is if you were to die at age 71, your surviving spouse who was married to you for at least 10 years would receive 100% of your monthly benefit. If that surviving spouse did not have a higher monthly benefit under his or her own work history and did not have a sufficient state pension to live on, as well as significant liquid assets, that could be very important for the surviving spouse in order to continue with his or her standard of living. If a spouse collects benefits under his or her spouse’s work history, those benefits will be permanently reduced if that spouse begins collecting prior to his or her full retirement age. If you were to die after reaching your full retirement age, your surviving spouse would then be able to collect 100% of your monthly benefit, including the increased benefit you might be receiving as a result of waiting until age 70 to collect benefits. You can claim a surviving spouse social security benefit under your deceased spouse’s work history at age 60 and then transition to your own work history at your full retirement age assuming this would result in a higher monthly benefit. Furthermore, you could even wait until age 70 to collect under your work history resulting in even a higher monthly benefit. I would suggest establishing an account on the www.ssa.gov website to review your work history and to make sure all of your earnings have been posted properly. Go onto the retirement calculator tab to project your estimated benefits based upon retiring at full retirement age or at age 70. You would input your expecting earnings as well. If a divorced spouse remarries, he or she would lose the opportunity to collect benefits based upon the previous spouse’s work history. That is a real important consideration for divorced couples. . Joseph D. Cataldo is an estate planning/elder law attorney, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, AICPA Personal Financial Specialist and holds a master’s degree in taxation. and impeding our ability to provide a well-rounded education. A colleague added up testing days for all required assessments and realized that almost a quarter of our days are spent testing students. Instead of fostering a love for learning, educators like me find themselves trapped in a cycle of never-ending test preparation, sacrificing opportunities to delve into critical thinking, creativity and genuine understanding of the material. Malden educators and parents know that education should be about opening doors to opportunity, not slamming them shut. And that’s exactly why we’re raising concerns about the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) graduation requirement. The current system has denied high school diplomas to thousands of students, disproportionately impacting students with disabilities, English language learners, low-income students and students of color. Students without high school diplomas are at a severe disadBHRC | FROM PAGE 17 the industry’s ability to recruit and retain a talented workforce to provide care. “The countdown is on for REAL ID federal enforcement and the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, and its partner AAA Northeast, have successfully been issuing REAL ID credentials and are prepared for interested residents prior to the May 2025 deadline. We want Massachusetts residents to know they can upgrade to the REAL ID driver’s license or identification card during their normal renewal process for the same cost as a renewal.” ---Registrar of Motor Vehicles Colleen Ogilvie reminding residents that beginning May 7, 2025, anyone traveling by plane domestically or entering certain federal building areas will need a Registry-issued REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID or a valid passport. “As a fifth-generation dairy farmer, I understand how demanding and stressful farming can be. Our farmers have always been resilient and resourceful in tackling the challenges of their work, but it’s important we provide resources to prioritize their mental health. Our priority is letting our farmers know that there are people who care and are ready to listen, and there is a network of farmers across Massachusetts available to discuss their vantage when pursuing career training, jobs and higher education. The Commonwealth remains one of only 9 states still enforcing the high-stakes testing graduation requirements, despite widespread recognition of its ineffectiveness and inequity. That’s why families and educators are spearheading the charge for change. In public hearings in front of the Malden School Committee, educators raised concerns that the MCAS graduation requirement reduces students to mere test scores, overshadowing their unique talents and potential. Additionally, educators of English learners like myself know that academic English takes 5-7 years to master. The Thrive Act would instead require students to demonstrate they have met the state’s high standards through all of their coursework and exams. It is not a departure from accountability but a shift towards a more comprehensive evaluation of student achievement. By replacing the MCAS graduation requirement with a challenges and work with them to improve their mental well-being.” --- Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner Ashley Randle raising awareness of the Mass Grown Wellness Program that was launched in 2023 to promote mental health and well-being among members of the farming community. “We are committed to ensuring that every city and town has the most advanced tools to protect against cyberattacks.Given the enormous importance of cyber resiliency, we are working around the clock to empower local leaders, strengthen our workforce and upgrade technology to keep our communities safe.” --- Secretary Yvonne Hao of the Executive Office of Economic Development announcing the Cyber Resilient Massachusetts Grant Program, a $1.4 million initiative to help local governments improve their cyber defenses. The program will provide municipalities with grants to fund narrowly focused cybersecurity technology upgrades identified through vulnerability assessments. 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 more accurate statewide measure grounded in our high-quality curriculum, we aim to create a common educational environment in which every student can demonstrate mastery and reach their full potential. The detrimental effects of this testing regime extend beyond our students to the very fabric of our education system. The Thrive Act seeks to rectify this by putting students, communities and real learning at the forefront. Students are multidimensional individuals with diverse talents and strengths that a single, high-stakes test cannot accurately measure. It’s heartening to see the Malden City School Committee advocating for a shift towards high-quality education. Now, it’s imperative for those on Beacon Hill to follow suit by passing the Thrive Act and dismantling the barriers imposed by the MCAS graduation requirement. Jessica Gold Boots is a teacher at Malden High School and serves as Vice President of the Malden Education Association. 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 filed. 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 May 6-10, the House met for a total of 28 minutes and the Senate met for a total of 36 minutes. Mon. May 6 House11:01 a.m. to 11:17 a.m. Senate 11:05 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. Tues.May 7 No House session No Senate session Wed. May 8 No House session No Senate session Thurs. May 9 House11:00 a.m. to11:12 a.m. Senate 11:07 a.m. to11:38 a.m. Fri. May 10 No House session No Senate session Bob Katzen welcomes feedback at bob@beaconhillrollcall.com Bob founded Beacon Hill Roll Call in 197

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 19 Friends of the Fells advocates for Fells-friendly upgrades to redevelopment proposal at Stoneham Hospital site “T he Residences at Spot Pond,” a proposal by the Gutierrez Company to demolish the former site of the Boston Regional Medical Center and build a 378-unit apartment complex, is nearing approval; the Stoneham Board of Appeals is expected to wrap up hearings and issue a determination soon. As the site is surrounded on three sides by the Middlesex Fells Reservation, redevelopment efforts have faced public scrutiny for many years, with concerns raised mostly about traffic and potential impacts to the adjacent forest. Proposed under the state’s 40B regional planning law, the project enjoys a streamlined planning process. Nevertheless, Friends of the Fells has been a vocal, persistent presence during this latest redevelopment push, sharing recommendations with the developer and the Town and defending the values of the Fells at every opportunity in public hearings over the past four months. “We urge the Board of Appeals and the developer to give serious consideration to our set of conditions for approval that would protect the Middlesex Fells Reservation,” said Friends of the Fells Executive Director Chris Redfern. Friends of the Fells has recommended permit conditions to make the project more Fells-friendly, including requiring the developer to pay for a new trailhead and roadway changes to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety; add a trailhead parking lot to their site plan; prohibit the use of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides during demolition, construction and operation of the site; and use responsibly-sourced native plants in landscaping. “We support the addition of more affordable housing in Stoneham,” Redfern said. “However, we believe the project should be improved to take into consideration the site as an ‘inholding’ of the Fells, and include modifications to safeguard the adjacent natural resources of the Fells and provide new amenities to allow the public to sustainably enjoy and care for the forest.” Friends of the Fells also asked the developer to make a direct contribution of at least $200,000 to the Middlesex Reservation Fund, which was established by the state legislature to support ongoing maintenance of the Fells. “This housing proposal is anticipated to be the final redevelopment project by the Gutierrez Company at this site,” said Redfern. “Considering the significant nature opportunities the Fells provides to both new and existing residents, we believe the owner should make a meaningful investment in the sustainability of the Fells upon completion of the project.” “As co-chair of the Middlesex Fells Caucus, I strongly support the Friends of the Fells’ permit condition request that the Gutierrez Company make a $200,000 contribution to the Middlesex Fells Reservation Fund,” said State Representative Paul Donato (D-Medford). “The Middlesex Fells Reservation Fund was originally implemented by the legislature to support and provide funds for the general upkeep of the Fells. While the planned development will be crucial in providing affordable housing options for residents, the permit condition request set by the Friends of the Fells will be integral in providing critical funds towards the maintenance and preservation of the Middlesex Fells for years into the future.” Public hearings continue with meetings scheduled for May 21 and May 29 (located at Stoneham Town Hall at 35 Central St.). Details of the project can be found at https://www.stoneham-ma. gov/270/Board-of-Appeals. Friends of the Middlesex Fells is a dynamic and growing nonprofit organization working in partnership with the Department of Conservation & Recreation to promote the conservation, appreciation and sustainable enjoyment of the Middlesex Fells Reservation – www.fells.org Your Hometown News Delivered! 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ADDRESS 621 MAIN ST 27 CRESCENT LN CITY MALDEN MALDEN DATE 04.26.24 04.24.24 PRICE 640000 715000 O Cemeteries – An Urban Oasis By Erin Childs n a beautiful weekend day, the local cemeteries were bustling with people walking their dogs, going for runs, taking photos and enjoying leisurely strolls with friends. Cemeteries have a negative reputation, but Malden is home to several cemeteries that are natural gems among an urban background. They’re a great place to find a bit of quiet and calm amidst the busy city. They’re overflowing with wildlife: squirrels, a variety of birds, chipmunks and even the occasional coyote. The trees are abundant and absolutely gorgeous, particularly when they’re flowering in spring. And the calmness, away from the busy traffic and urban chaos, is almost magical. While Malden is home to several cemeteries, a couple are particularly well-suited to a stroll. The Holy Cross Cemetery, located at 175 Broadway in Malden, has a rich history dating back to its dedication in 1868. This serene and expansive cemetery now spans 180 acres, offering a peaceful retreat with its abundant shady trees, winding pathways and a profusion of wildflowers throughout the grounds. Forestdale Cemetery (150 Forest St. in Malden) was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1885. It features glorious shade trees, a pond that is home to several ducks and geese (keep an eye out for baby goslings!) and a stone pavilion. One can't help but be struck by the beauty of some of the monuments here, particularly in the older sections. The next time you’re looking for a quiet stroll – something about nature, check out your nearest cemetery. You may just be surprised!

Page 20 THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 avvya yavvy eniiooravvy S iorn or v y io iori by Jim Miller A lifelong resiWays to Make Gardening Easier as You Age Dear Savvy Senior, What gardening tips can you off er to older seniors? I love to putter around and work in the garden, but my back and knees have caused me to curtail my gardening activities, which I miss greatly. Older Gardner Dear Older, There’s no doubt that gardening can be hard on an aging body. Joints stiff en up, kneeling for prolonged periods hurts, and bending and reaching can strain muscles. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up your hobby. You just need to garden diff erently, add some special tools and know your limits. Here are some tips that may help you. Limber Up With gardening, good form is very important as well as not overdoing any one activity. A common problem is that gardeners often kneel or squat, putting extra pressure on their knees. Then, to spare their knees, they might stand and bend over for long stretches to weed, dig and plant, straining their back and spine. To help protect your body, you need to warm up before beginning. Start by stretching, focusing on the legs and lower back. And keep changing positions and activities. Don’t spend hours weeding a fl owerbed. After 15 minutes of weeding, you should stand up, stretch, and switch to another activity like pruning the bushes or just take a break. It’s also important that you recognize your physical limitations and don’t try to do too much all at once. And, when lifting heavier objects, remember to use your legs to preserve your back. You can do this by keeping the item close to your body and squatting to keep your back as vertical as possible. Get Better Tools The right gardening equipment can help too. Kneeling pads can protect knees, and garden seats or stools are both back and knee savers. Lightweight garden carts can make hauling bags of mulch, dirt, plants or other heavy objects much easier. And long-handled gardening and weeding tools can help ease the strain on the back by keeping you in a standing upright position versus bent over. There are also ergonomic gardening and pruning tools with fatter handles and other design features that can make lawn and garden activities a little easier. Fiskars and Felco make a number of specialty tools that you can buy online or at local retail stores that sell lawn and garden supplies. Also check out Gardeners.com and RadiusGarden.com, two online stores that sell specialized gardening tools and equipment that are very helpful to older gardeners. Make Watering Easier The chore of carrying water or handling a heavy, awkward hose can also be diffi cult for older gardeners. Some helpful options include lightweight fabric or expandable hoses instead of heavy rubber hoses; soaker or drip hoses that can be snaked throughout the garden; thin coil hoses that can be used on the patio or small areas; a hose caddy and reel for easier hose transport around the yard; and a self-winding hose chest that puts the hose up automatically. There are also a variety of ergonomic watering wands that are lightweight, easy to grip, and reach those hard to-get-to plants. To fi nd these types of watering aids check with your local lawn and garden supplies stores or visit Gardeners.com. Bring the Garden to You If your backyard garden has become too much to handle, you should consider elevated garden beds or container gardening – using big pots, window boxes, hanging baskets, barrels or tub planters. This is a much easier way to garden because it eliminates much of the bend and strain of gardening but still provides the pleasure of making things grow. 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. dent of Malden, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading at the age of 92. Bill was born in Malden in 1931, attended Malden Public Schools, and met the love of his life, Carmella (Fucci) while in high school. They were married for more than 71 years and together raised eleven children. Bill graduated from Bentley College and enlisted in the Navy as a young man. He was a CPA for more than 55 years with his own practice in Maplewood Square. He loved Malden and found time to volunteer in his community as the Commissioner of Malden Babe Ruth Baseball (19711979), and Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Santa Maria Council #105 (1984-1990). He served as President of the Holy Name Society of Sacred Hearts Parish, where he also served, along with Carmella, as a Lay Eucharistic Minister and as a PreCana instructor focused on family and raising children. Bill enjoyed a bad pun, playing cribbage, Mills Brothers music, James Cagney fi lms, westerns, camping with his children when they were young, traveling to Hawaii, Italy, Puerto Rico, and in later years visiting family who lived out of state. Along with Carmella, he is survived by his children William Nelson and partner Sajjad Karim of France, Kathleen Nelson of Peabody, Patricia Mooney and husband Paul of Wilmington, Richard T. Nelson and wife RobynAnn of TX, Robert Nelson and partner Mary Kate Wiley of MO, Christine Nelson-Rivers and wife Jude Rivers of Melrose, Paul NelOBITUARIES William C. "Bill" Nelson son and husband Patrick Fitzgerald of Malden, Jeanne Vaillancourt and husband Daniel of NH, Daniel Nelson and wife Dorothy of AZ, sister Maureen Newman and brother-in-law Dan of UT, 17 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his parents Carl and Marie (Senerchia) Nelson, brothers George and Carl, sons Michael and Stephen, and infant son Richard Edward. Relatives & friends were invited to visiting hours at the Breslin Funeral Home, Malden on Wednesday May 15th. His Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Joseph Church, Malden on Thursday and services concluded with interment in Forest Dale Cemetery in Malden. In lieu of fl owers please consider a donation in Bill's memory to Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St, Reading, MA 01867 where he was treated so well during his fi nal days. David S. Pinkney Of Malden. Passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on May 11, 2024. He was 60 years old. David was born in Malden on March 2, 1964. Beloved son of the late Robert and Deborah (Mountford) Pinkney. Loving father of Tammy (Pinkney) Ferguson and her husband Chris Ferguson. Grandfather of Skylar Ferguson, Sarah Ferguson. Fiancé of Sherry Hobart, her son Justin Wise Hobart. Brother of Debbie Pinkney, Gail Pinkney, Jon Pinkney and his wife Sheri, Daniel Pinkney and partner Mark, Karen Pinkney and the late Robert J. Pinkney. Uncle to Adam Pinkney and his wife Katie, Jenna Pinkney, Melissa Pinkney and Cody Steele. David graduated from Melrose High School class of 1982. He enjoyed cooking and grilling different foods especially his “massive meatballs” for his family and friends. Also, he was a lifelong fan of the Boston Bruins, New England Patriots. David enjoyed taking rides on his motorcycle. He loved his dogs Sheba & Rocky. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM in the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster Street, Melrose. A funeral service will take place at 2:00 PM in the funeral home to celebrate David’s life. Interment will be private. Donations may be made in David's memory to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA. 02130. Rose Mattuchio Of Malden. Passed away on May 9, 2024. Beloved wife of Francis Mattuchio. Loving mother of Lorraine Ann Mattchio, Patrick & Debbie Mattuchio Adored Grandmother of Allan and his wife Kara O’Neil-Freeman, Tyler Anthony Freeman, Hayley Anne Freeman, Jimmy Mattuchio & Melissa and her husband Jamie Kirkpatrick. Great-grandmother of Kylie Freeman & Rian Santiago. Sister of Breige,Sean,Anne, Patrick & Francie. Rose is also survived by many nieces, nephews & good friends. A wake was held at Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett on Thursday, May 16th. Interment will be private. In lieu of fl owers, the family asks for memorial contributions to be made in her name to American Stroke Association 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 Like us on Facebook advocate newspaper Facebook.com/ Advocate.news.ma

THE MALDEN ADVOCATE–Friday, May 17, 2024 Page 21 MEMORIES | FROM PAGE 1 which is being held on Wednesday, May 22 at Danversport in Danvers. One of the major highlights of the night will be the annual Red Carpet event, where promgoers walk the stairs after their arrival at the school before a big crowd of admiring and cheering students and families. That takes place at 4:00 p.m., after which hired buses will provide free transportation to and from the high school to the prom. Two other major events: Tuesday, May 28: Senior Scholarship Night, Jenkins Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday, May 29: National Honor Society Induction, Jenkins Auditorium, 6:00 p.m. The signature event, Graduation Day, is set for Sunday, June 2 at Macdonald Stadium (15 Pearl St.) beginning at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are not needed for this event, as had been the case in previous pandemic and post-pandemic years. On Wednesday, June 5, the Malden High School Athletic Department will be hosting the Annual All-Sports Awards Day and Cookout, which begins at 3:00 p.m. in the Finn Gym with awards, followed by the Cookout in the Courtyard. Only student-athletes attending the event are invited to the cookout, non-student-athletes are not. Everyone can attend the awards ceremony. Following is the complete listing of end-of-year For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@ advocatenews.net Clean-Outs! We take and dispose from cellars, attics, garages, yards, etc. Call Robert at: 781-844-0472 activities from the MHS Senior Class of 2024 Friday, May 17 – Last Day of Classes for Seniors Tuesday, May 21 – Senior Prom Assembly, Jenkins Auditorium, 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 – Haitian Flag Day Raising, Salem Street, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 22 – Red Carpet for Prom at Malden HS, Salem Street, 4:00 p.m., Prom follows at Danversport Yacht Club, 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 24 – Multicultural Club Celebration, Malden HS, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 – Senior Scholarship Night, Jenkins Auditorium, 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 – National Honor Society Induction, Jenkins, 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 29 – Pride Flag Raising, Salem Street, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 30 – Graduation Assembly – Senior Cookout, Yearbook Signings, Jenkins and Courtyard, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Friday, May 31 – Graduation Rehearsal, Macdonald Stadium, 9:00 a.m. Sunday, June 2 – Class of 2024 Graduation, Macdonald Stadium, 2:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday, June 4-5 – STEM MCAS at MHS Wednesday, June 5 – Golden Tornado Club All-Sports Awards Ceremony & Cookout, Finn Gym and Courtyard, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13 – Last Day of School for 2024-2025 School Year CORLEONE CONTRACTING & MASONRY COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL Concrete Flat Work New Fencing New Decks Block Masonry New Foundations Repointing 857-340-8852 Quality Professional Work GUARANTEED OR YOUR MONEY BACK. 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In what country is the temple complex of Angkor Wat? 4. What does the Latin “et al” mean? 5. On May 18, 1910, what celestial body passed close to earth and caused public panic? 6. What is the world’s largest continent? 7. What is an ampersand? 8. On May 19, 1884, what “Greatest Show on Earth” – started by brothers – opened in Baraboo, Wisc.? 9. What game board has two pictures of jail? 10. What colors does asparagus come in? 11. On May 20, 1926, what inventor said Americans prefer silent films over talkies? 12. Through what three countries does the Mekong River flow? 13. Who started the first female beauty contest: Bert Parks, ancient Greeks or Phineas T. Barnum? 14. On May 21, 1775, the Battle of Grape Island took place where in New England? 15. When is National Bike Month? 16. What was nicknamed “Boneshaker”? 17. On May 22, 1972, what country changed its name to Sri Lanka? 18. What fish (with the name of a bird in its name) changes color and sex? 1. Buster Keaton 2. 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