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13 April 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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13 April 2000 - Il Messaggero

Chieti - Today at 19 concert premiere broadcast all over the world / Concerto di Pasqua, da Chieti in Mondovisione, by Mario D'Alessandro
Today at 19 in San Giustino a jubilee Easter concert in honor of Paolo della Croce. The lyrics by Vincenzo De Vivo follow Christ's passion through popular sources, music by maestro Sergio Rendine, orchestra director Maurizio Dones.

13 April 2000 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - Cellini's Christ from Madrid for the Perdonanza / Il Cristo di Cellini al Forte spagnolo per la Perdonanza
The most famous and mysterious work by Benvenuto Cellini will probably be in the Spanish Fortress in late August. Also a seat is to be found for the regional Artistic Superintendency: suggested palazzo Branconio.

13 April 2000 - Il Messaggero

Guardiagrele - Mastro Di Prinzio donates a work a piece to the Pope / Mastro Di Prinzio dona al Pontefice un'opera
Raffaele Di Prinzio from Guardiagrele, ironwrought crafts master with workshop in Fara Filiorum Petri, on the steps of goldsmith Nicola made in iron a disk containing the world with a flight of doves and the words "Christus heri, hodie, semper". John Paul II showed a great admiration.

13 April 2000 - Il Centro

Sulmona / Hamilton - To Canada at 11, now member of Parliament / Sulmonese partito a 11 anni ora è nel Parlamento canadese, by Simona De Leonardis
Maurizio Bevilacqua left Sulmona with his family when he was 11. Now 44 he is a Parliamentarian and President of the Finance Committee. Also successful Tony Valeri, from Vittorito, in the Finance Department. Consul Laureano Leone says thousands left the Valle Peligna between 1950 and 1970. Sulmona Vice-Mayor Paolo Santarelli will sign next week a twinship agreement with Hamilton, whose mayor Robert Morrow is expected this 20 april. Twinships will also be signed with Castiglione a Casauria, Villetta Barrea, Gagliano Aterno, Pettorano sul Gizio, Introdacqua, Pratola Peligna and Pacentro.

13 April 2000 - Il Centro

Penne - The last Sterlich sells the church of Sant'Antonio / L'ultimo erede de Sterlich vende la chiesa di Sant'Antonio, by Gilberto Petrucci
Sant'Antonio, property of the Sterlich-Aliprandi family was sold in an auction to businesswoman from Ravenna for 53 million lire. gossipers say the mysterious lady had an affair with Guido Verrocchio de Sterlich. The palace where the church is located was donated my marquis Diego de Sterlich Aliprandi to the municipality. The "marchese volante" who was a Maserati lover and airplane pilot wold not certainly have liked the transaction.

13 April 2000 - Il Centro

Abbateggio - Third edition of the Maiella Prize / Terza edizione del premio Parco Maiella, by Marco Tabellione
Nature themes for literature pieces to be presented by 31 may to: Associazione pro loco di Abbateggio, via Madonna del Carmine 11, 65020 Abbateggio (PE). Many sections: unpublished narrative, published narrative, unpublished poem, journalism, and section "Paolo Barrasso" for the best published essay.

13 April 2000 - Il Centro

San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore - Nonna Paolina turns 100 / Nonna Paolina compie 100 anni
Birthday party for Paolina D'Ottavio, born in San Valentino but domiciled in Pescara for 30 years now with daughter Filomena, with her children, grandchildren Alessandro, Massimo and Maria Grazia, as well as Olga right from the States for the occasion, her 95-year-old sister Maria and great-grandchildren. Nonna Paolina got married in 1923 to Salvatore Antinucci. She has always loved crocket work.