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10 February 2000

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 February 2000 - Il Centro

Sn Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore - 100 years between orchard and crotchet-work / Cent'anni tra orto e uncinetto
This Sunday Domenica Di Tomasso will join the other centenaries of San Valentino. She is well known for her vitality and activity and is in perfect health - Her secrets: life in the open, orchard and crotchet work, a varied diet. Mayor Antonio Saia will offer a special plaque.

10 February 2000 - Il Centro

Bolognano - The Casa di Lucrezia museum in the news / Museo da prima pagina, by Jolanda Ferrara
National magazine Repubblica devoted a special issue to Beuys' last unfinished work and to the Casa di Lucrezia, where the German artist was a guest for 15 years of baron Buby Durini and wife Lucrezia De Domizio and left there a great quantity of still unpublished works. Palazzo Durini is an ancient 42-room mansion, now a museum in the unique landscape of the Valle dell'Orta, inside the Maiella Park. Here Beuys created a very special garden with rare and endangered plants and his own works here and there.

10 February 2000 - Il Centro

Martinsicuro - 103rd birthday / 103º compleanno
Last Tuesday four generations met to celebrate Domenica Corsi ("Pachetta"): seven children and ten grandchildren joined mayor Abramo Micozzi who delivered Nonna Pachetta the special municipality plaque. Her health is perfect, and memory still of iron (Italian idiom). She is well known along the Adriatic centres for her work as fishmonger.