4 June 2000

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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4 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

Montesilvano - Nonna Splendora blows 100 candles / Nonna Splendora spegne cento candeline
Great party in the Giovannoli house today for "nonnina" Splendora Di Francesco with niece Rosa and her many g-grandnieces and nephews. Born on 4 june 1900 Splendora never married and was always a housewife. For over 50 years she has been living with niece Rosetta. Until a few years ago she was a fine embroidery artist.

4 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

Capistrello - Memorial for martyrs of the Nazi period / Tutto il paese ricorda i martiri del nazismo, by Jole Mariani
56 years ago the Nazis killed 33 civilians, among them women and children, after the Allied forces had bombed the Nazi headquarters in the railstation of the village. Three Nazi soldiers died, and as usual the reprisal was 10 to 1. Everyone here has a relative to remember.

4 June 2000 - Il Centro

Palombaro - The wolf and San Domenico / Il lupo e San Domenico
A representation with actors chosen among the village people "Lu lope de Sante Dumineche" will reenact a miracle of 2 centuries ago: a baby was kidnapped by a hungry wolf while his parents were cutting wood in the forest. They prayed Saint Dominic and the wolf took the baby back.

4 June 2000 - Il Centro

Atri - A web site made by the Csi / Nuovo sito Internet tutto su Atri
After www.comune.atri.te.it e second web portal to the town will be inaugurated tomorrow: www.hatria.net - The site aims at connecting citizens to local and foreign operator in the B2B and business-consumer field.

4 June 2000 - Il Centro

Roccamorice - A verse book on the history of the town / In una raccolta di sonetti la storia di Roccamorice, by Daniela D'Alimonte
Severino Menna wrote 25 sonnets on the most important event in the history of Roccamorice, stories of emigrants, everyday life. The author dedicates his book to the younger generations and all the citizens abroad.

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