11 November 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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11 November 2001 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - Mountain climber "Picozzu" is 80 / Gli ottanta anni di Ernesto »Picozzu»
Ernesto Bellini, nicknamed "Picozzu", spent 60 of his 80 years in Campo Imperatore and the Gran Sasso. When he was 62 he climbed Monte Rosa in the Alps. His friends made for him a cake with the shape of the Corno Grande.

11 November 2001 - Il Messaggero

Roccascalegna - On the stage a real story of the 17th century / In scena al Marrucino un storia vera avvenuta nel 1600
"Una luce nel castello" is based on a real story of the year 1645 in Roccascalegna when a young lady, Vittorjie, engaged to be married to Liberatore, rebelled against the "jus primae noctis" claimed by Baron Corvo de 'Corvis.

11 November 2001 - Il Centro

Bolognano - Monument for all war victims / Opera dedicata ai Caduti di tutte le guerre, by Marco Tabellione
Inaugurated at Piano d'Orta a monument made by artist Vladimiro Marrama in memory of all the victims of war. A great many authorities and school students were present.

11 November 2001 - Il Centro

Sulmona - A book on Santa Rosalia / Santa Rosalia in un libro di don Gregorio Paolilli, by Antonio Ranalli
Who were the parents of Santa Rosalia? The Counts of Sangro or the Marsi? Don Gregorio Paolilli, 82, who was the parish priest in Santa Maria delle Concanelle, Bugnara, has written a book on the subject after researching for over 10 years. Rosalia, the Saint of Palermo was Abruzzese and lived in 1272 in Bugnara.

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