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16 June 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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16 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

Chieti - Carabinieri in Abruzzo since 1860 / Un legame iniziato nel 1860, by Mario D'Alessandro
On 15 october 1860 the carabinieri escorting Vittorio Emanuele II entered Chieti in triumph and stayed in the city. In 1861 the 8th legion was established in Chieti under colonel Enrico Favier, consisting of 23 officers and 1214 carabinieri. The corps was of paramount importance in the defeat of bandits and brigands, with its greatest representative, Chiaffredo Bergia "the hero of Abruzzi", In 1919 the Legione Carabinieri of Abruzzo and Molise.

16 June 2000 - Il Messaggero

Gessopalena - Fund raising for the Jubilee monument / Monumento per ricordare il Giubileo 2000
The Pro Loco of Gessopalena, directed by Luca Melchiorreinspired by professor Carmine Mattoscio's sentence "Living in the memory of those who remain means you'll never die" started a fund raising to make a monument (a stome Pità realized by sculptors Umberto and Lucio Innaurato) to be placed in the cemetery square with the names of contributing families in the basement. Offers from Italy on c/c postale n. 11436656 - Pro-Loco 66010 Gessopalena (Chieti), from abroad to account n.1411 Bls, branch of Casoli (Chieti), Cab 77600, Abi 5550.

16 June 2000 - Il Centro

Pescara - Twinship with Miami / Gemellaggio con Miami
Ceremony tomorrow for the Miami Beach - Pescara twinship, an event made possible through the work and the goodwill of the municipality under Carlo Pace and the Niaf.

16 June 2000 - Il Centro

Montesilvano - 100th birthday / Festa per i 100 anni di nonna Lucia
Lucia Faieta, born 14 june 1900 in Collecorvino has been living in Montesilvano since 1923 with her children. She promises she will blow all 100 candles by herself.