5 November 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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5 November 1999 - Il Messaggero

Montesilvano - Actress Carmen di Pietro starring in D'Arcangelo screenplay / Carmen Di Pietro sul set del film di D'Arcangelo
Mario D'Arcangelo's book "Oltre il tempo" is being made into a movie by director Massimo Civali, the author himself starring as first actor and charming Carmen Di Pietro as co-protagonist. «Carmen is perfect for the role of an Abruzzese woman who still loves family values».

5 November 1999 - Il Messaggero

Roseto - Casale has no church, so priest and citizens restore an old chapel / Il quartiere non ha alcun luogo di culto, insieme riattivano una cappella del 1836 - Parroco e fedeli ricostruiscono la chiesa - by Sabrina Venerato
Casale is a "frazione" in the municipality of Roseto still lacking shops, schools and - until recently - a church. The parish priest, don Felice, and the local people worked together to restore a chapel built in 1836 by landowner Gian Michele Thaulero and later donated to the church. The chapel will now serve all those people who cannot reach the nearest church, some km away.

5 November 1999 - Il Centro

SANGRO-AVENTINO - An association of thirty municipalities establishes a new company, "Samnium" to promote tourism - Trenta Comuni per il museo - Nasce la società "Samnium" per rilanciare il turismo - by Gino Melchiorre
The association of the municipalities of the area wants to catalogue and promote all the cultural and environmental resources of the area through a «Museo territoriale» and guided itineraries which will be made available on the Internet. The municipalities taking part to the project are those of the Altopiano delle Cinquemiglia and of the Sangro and Aventino valley. The name chosen for the new-born company comes from the Samnites, the Italic population that inhabited the area before the Romans took over.

5 November 1999 - Il Centro

More than 300 m of tunnels in the old mines, that vice-mayor Terreri would like to study / Più di trecento metri di cunicoli inesplorati da cinquant'anni. Appello alla Regione e agli altri enti - Sulla strada delle vecchie miniere - by Walter Teti
The original project called «recupero della memoria», proposed by Giovanni Terreri, aims at studying the ancient asphalt mines in the territory of Manoppello and to recover the site for tourist and didactic aims, as examples of industrial archaeology. Terreri wants to launch a new development for Manoppello based on the recovery of the "historical memory" the ancient mining traditions that supplied so many young workers to mines all over the world.