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14 October 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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14 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pescina - Granny Elena turns 100 / Nonna Elena compie cent'anni
Another 100-year-old in Marsica. Elena Di Domenico from Pescina was also honored by the municipality. She believes in good air, simple food and a good glass of wine with meals as a secret to longevity.

14 October 2000 - Il Messaggero

Atessa - Ferrari's day / Domani grande festa
Second edition of the "Ferrari's day" for the patron's feast of St Luca tomorrow. At 14 a parade of Ferraris. At 20.30 music and dances, tomorrow the musical band of Tornareccio (at 16.30), and closing with fireworks.

14 October 2000 - Il Centro

Anversa - Distance adoption for 80 sheep / 80 pecore adottate a distanza, by Antonio Ranalli
Great success just one month after the project of Agritour Asca started. The support of the sheep costs the adoptive "parent" 350,000 lire a year, and they receive in exchange dairy products and wool. The adoption contract is available on the Internet at www.dimmidove.com. Asca hopes to save in this way these abruzzese race of sheep called "sopravvisana". Other projects are holiday packets including the traditions of sheep raising.

14 October 2000 - Il Centro

Pescara - A radio website to speak to relatives / Radio C1 per trovare i parenti all'estero
Visit www.kc1.it or phone + 39 085 4511236, Sunday 21 hours: radio program «Ciao paesà, che bella sorpresa!», directed by Gino Silvestri and Luca Di Santo through a real time audio-video web-cam allows people to make calls abroad through the Internet.