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10 September 1999

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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10 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

CTS organives a toast to the Third Millennium in the woods of the National Park - 2000 New Year's Day, champagne and wolves / Il Cts organizza il brindisi al terzo millennio nei boschi del Parco nazionale - Capodanno 2000, champagne e lupi
Let's get dressed as new age Red Riding Hoods for our next millennium's toast. Suspence and thrills are guaranteed. Not Polynesia, the North Pole or the Eiffel Tower, but a mysterious trip in the «Rifugio del diavolo», Pescasseroli: winter clothes reccomended, then after midnight on the wolves' tracks.

10 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

Computer diet - The two pasta-makers, De Cecco and Delverde duel on the Internet through tips and recipes - Diete informatiche - I due imprenditori della pasta elaborano nuove strategie acchiappa-consumatori - Spaghetti, sfida su Internet - De Cecco e Delverde, braccio di ferro on line a colpi di segreti e ricette - by mila Fiordalisi
Abruzzese De Cecco and Delverde, world-famous pasta-makers, have made their websites attractive for surfers. On their website, the company from Fara San Martino offers games and tests to discover whether you are a great cook or an apprentice, offers tips and asks visitors to share their secrets. Also the history of the company, starting from Don Nicola De Cecco. Delverde (www.delverde.it) surrounds visitors with the Maiella sun and landscapes and concentrates on dietary info and Mediterranean recipes, with ingredients from Abruzzo (extravirgine oil, sauces, flour, rice).

10 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

AVEZZANO - Music in the cemeteries, Spallone's second time / Musica nei cimiteri, Spallone raddoppia - by Filippo Fabrizi
Prof Mario Spallone, mayor of Lecce nei Marsi 15 years ago, introduced loudspeakers broadcasting classical music in the cemetery. Now that he is the Mayor of Avezzano he proposes the same for the two cemeteries in Avezzano and those in Paterno, San Pelino, Cese, Antrosano and Castelnuovo. Says don Giovanni Venti, parish priest of Lecce dei Marsi, that the population was happy and there is nothing bad in having music in the cemeteries, instead it creates that atmosphere we might encounter also in the other world

10 September 1999 - Il Centro

A 50-kg pumpkin at Valle San Giovanni / Una zucca da quasi 50 chili raccolta a Valle San Giovanni
Never did Remo Di Giangiacomo from Valle San Giovanni, Teramo find such a big one in his fields. The giant vegetable, thanks to the rainy summer, reached 49.7 kg. He doesn't know what to do with it, and would like to sell to a restaurant or collector.

10 September 1999 - Il Centro

San Giustino, the same saint for Chieti and Paganica? Books - Revolutionary thesis by author Fiordigigli / unico santo per Chieti e Paganica? - EDITORIA Tesi rivoluzionaria di Fiordigigli
Bishop San Giustino, patron saint of Chieti, and San Giustino the Confessor, patron of Paganica might be the same person, says Giovanni Fiordigigli, a historian from Paganica, in his recent book with an introduction by Archbishop Giuseppe Molinari. Fiordigigli says there is no proof that San Giustino was ever bishop of Chieti. San Giustino came to Paganica in the 3rd century A.D. from Siponto with brothers Fiorenzo and Felice and nephew and, says Fiordigigli, they stopped in Chieti first. A proof is that Santa Giusta is venerated in Tufillo too.