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2 October 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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2 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

Ecological Tour tomorrow into the woods of the «Madonna Fore» / Naturalisti: Domani visita guidata ai boschi della «Madonna Fore»
Association Umana Dimora is organizing meetings and tours to get residents to know their territory. Prof. Fernando Tammaro of the University of L'Aquila will guide tomorrow the group through century-old oaktrees in San Giuliano's woods towards Madonna Fore to celebrate San Francis' feast.

2 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

Sambuceto - Vintage cars in p.zza San Rocco / Auto d'epoca in passerella a piazza S.Rocco
The «Raduno auto d'epoca» organized by Club Pescara Corse Veteran Car will take place tomorrow. In the morning a drive from Sambuceto to Dragonara to let people admire the vehicles and in the afternoon an ability test.

2 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

LANCIANO - Vignette contest - awards on 16 october / Vignette in gara: il 16 ottobre la premiazione
220 works by 71 participants from 13 regions for the 10th edition. Awards at the Fenaroli theatre

2 October 1999 - Il Centro

LETTOMANOPPELLO - Starting day for the patron feasts with a Harley parade / Via alle feste patronali con una sfilata di Harley
Today the first of the four days' celebrations for the Madonna di Costantinopoli, Sant'Emidio, San Nicola and San Rocco. As always, religious processions and bands. Two new features: the blessing of the paintings, baskets, copper pots, palm twigs and «maitilli» in honor of San Rocco and a Harley Davidson Parade. The whole program on line.

2 October 1999 - Il Centro

Roseto - 500-year-old olive tree endagered / Ulivo a rischio - E' vecchio di 500 anni
The majestic tree along the Adriatica road (Statale 16) between Roseto and Cologna Spiaggia has noot been cared for since many years ago. The branches need cutting, the residents are worried the tree might die. 7 metres high, 11 metres the foliage circumference, 6 metres the trunk diameter, the olive tree is also a historical monument: many youths hid inside it to escape from the Nazis.