Archive for December, 2010

A Noble Deed: Dr. Eisenberg Provides Eye Care for Patients Around the World

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
A Noble Deed: Dr. Eisenberg Provides Eye Care for Patients Around the World

Dr. David Eisenberg is a noted Winthrop eye doctor and an adventurer who has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, the  highest mountain in Africa at 19,000feet. Once a year Eisenberg travels the globe to provide free eye care in a country whose inhabitants need specialized medical assistance. Generally, Eisenberg performs cataract surgery for those who are... »

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Winthrop Weathers Storm

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

The first major snowstorm of the 2010-2011 season and the final storm of 2010, was head-on by Winthrop public works crews and private contractors who began fighting the storm during the tail-end of the Christmas weekend last Sunday afternoon and finished u0p around midnight on Monday. According to Public Works Director Dave Hickey, the... »

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Scarcella Opens New Hair Salon on Harvard St.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
Scarcella Opens New Hair Salon on Harvard St.

Jopino Scarcella is a model and a New England amateur boxing champion who nearly landed a spot on the Sugar Ray Leonard/Sylvester Stallone-created television show, “The Contender.” But Scarcella has also been a professional stylist for 18 years and that’s what he’s been focusing on the last few years. Scarcella has brought his craft... »

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Season of Giving

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Local businessman chips in for town programs Winthrop resident and businessman James Mazzone has taken the spirit of the season to a whole new level this year, making $1,000 donations to each of five different organizations with connections to town government, in an effort he said is aimed at setting an example for his... »

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Happy New Year

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial But we have to admit that we had not read the poem in its entirety for quite a while. So when we came upon it while thinking about an editorial for this week’s... »

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Boys Hoop Team Tops Gloucester, 56-51

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

The Winthrop High boys basketball team unwrapped an early Christmas present for themselves with a solid 56-51 victory over Gloucester last Thursday evening in the local gym. “This was a big win for us,” said WHS head coach Dave Brown. “Gloucester has all five starters returning and they played us tough last year, so... »

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Hockey Team Shuts Out Medford, 4-0

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

The Winthrop High hockey team turned in a solid two way effort to post a 4-0 shutout over Medford Tuesday evening at Larsen Rink in a contest that had been postponed from Monday. Although the Vikings led by a slim 1-0 margin at the first intermission on a goal by Chris LeBlanc (assisted by... »

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Hockey Girls Make It Three Straight Wins

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

The Winthrop Lady Bulldogs hockey team rolled to their third straight victory with a decisive 5-0 victory over Masconomet last Wednesday. The contest was the Taylor Brown Show, as the talented senior defenseman and team captain from Winthrop notched the hat trick, including an end to end rush that brought back memories of Bobby... »

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WHS Hoop Girls Come Close in 54-50 Loss

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

The Winthrop High girls basketball team turned in its best effort of the season, but came up on the short end of a 54-50 decision to Georgetown Tuesday night in the local gym. “The team is improving all the time,” said first year head coach Ignacio Oyola. “We battled hard from the opening whistle... »

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Police Blotter 12-30-2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Monday, Dec. 20 1:36 a.m. – Caller from Walden Street reports that kids are on the courts. 7:58 a.m. – Officer assisted vehicular traffic entering and exiting the Gorman/Fort Banks school. 12:44 p.m. – An individual reports her motor vehicle was struck sometime overnight while parked in the area of Park Avenue. The driver... »

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