2 October 2001

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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2 October 2001 - Il Messaggero

Francavilla - Celebrations for Michetti / A Tocco per celebrare Michetti
The mayor and representations of students from Francavilla will be in Tocco da Casauria today to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Francesco Paolo Michetti's birth. The great artist spent in Francavilla a large part of his life.

2 October 2001 - Il Messaggero

Pescara - Nine days for San Cetteo / Nove giorni in onore di San Cetteo
From tonight to 10 october celebrations for the patron of Pescara; on 6 oct. a boat race, the "Palio San Cetteo"; on the 7th in a piazza Garibaldi exhibition of Scanno folk choir; on the 10th final celebration in the Cathedral, procession and fireworks.

2 October 2001 - Il Centro

Bisenti - Wine festival and waggon parade / Sagra del vino con la sfilata dei carri, by Carlo Giannascoli
Conclusion last Sunday of the 27th edition of the Montonico Wine festival with over 20,000 visitors. Wineries open, and a picturesque waggon parade, as well as art exhibitions and theatrical performances.

2 October 2001 - Il Centro

Pettorano - Deer in love mistaken for a bear / Un cervo in amore scambiato per un orso
All the town was awake last night to the strange laments which made them think a bear was wandering in the vicinity. Instead it was a solitary male deer desperately looking for a companion, from the mountain hovering Pettorano.

2 October 2001 - Il Centro

Giulianova - The nonnina passed away at 100 / La nonnina muore all'età di 100 anni
Elena Mettimano was aware up to the end of her long, long life, surrounded by her dearest ones. The ceremony this morning in San Pietro Apostolo.

2 October 2001 - Il Centro

Cugnoli - Village square named "11 settembre 2001" / Piazza "11 settembre 2001" intitolata alle 6 mila vittime
The municipality council voted to name the new village square in commemoration of the over 6000 victims of New York. This is the first square in Italy to have this name. A special monument will be made for the square, as a testimonial against hate and terror.

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