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7 May 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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7 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Lanciano - Festival of chimney-sweepers / Spazzacamini protagonisti alla fiera
At the fair "Abitare oggi" representatives of this ancient job appeared in their traditional costumes. About 100 lives would be saved in Italy each here with a proper cleaning of chimneys, but this profession is really on the brink of extinction.

7 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Fara Filiorum Petri - Nonna Liberata is 101 / Centouno anni per Nonna Liberata
Two children, Tommaso and Marisa Montefusco, three grandchildren and one great-grandchildren will gather around elderly Liberata De Ritis born on 7 may 1899.

7 May 2000 - Il Centro

Mosciano - Savini Essay prizes awarded / Il premio di saggistica assegnato ieri
The three winners of the prizes are Francesco Marcattili with an essay on Teramo and the Resistance, Giovanna Manetta Sabatini with a study on Mosciano in the 18th century and Luigi Ponziani for the typographical annals in the 19th century in Abruzzo.

7 May 2000 - Il Centro

Penne - The new presentosa / In corsa per la nuova Presentosa, by Cindy Virgili
The local Art Institute will take part to the project for the development of a "modern" presentosa, the traditional Abruzzese jewel, to be shown next september in the craftswork exhibition in Guardiagrele. The jewel will be in yellow and white gold and diamonds. Aim of the project is to launch the jewel, now known only among Abruzzese, on the international markets.

7 May 2000 - Il Centro

Pennapiedimonte - Itineraries through the Maiella / Istruzioni per l'uso di gole e percorsi
Lovers of canyons and caves in the maiella will have precious advice on personal safety and respect of a precious natural environment by a commission of experts.