22 February 2001

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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22 February 2001 - Il Messaggero

Pescara - Air connection with London / Dal 12 aprile a Londra
Yesterday Saga, the company managing Pescara airport, signed an agreement with Ryan Air for a daily flight Pescara - Stansted airport, London, starting from 12 April.

22 February 2001 - Il Centro

Castiglione Messer Marino - Historical Carnival / Domenica Carnevale storico
Since 1952 Carnival has been a special festival here, with waggons and itinerant representations, among them the classic "Carnevale di Pulcinella", Perepeppè, Forum and Striscia la notizia.

22 February 2001 - Il Centro

Mozzagrogna - 100th birthday / Festa per una centenaria
Always in motion and smiling until 2 months ago, "nonna Isoletta" Fattore, 100 years old today, has been compelled to bed. Many guests to her party, including the Mayor and Archbishop Carlo Ghidelli.

22 February 2001 - Il Centro

Ortona - Terravecchia tells the story of Ortona / Terravecchia racconta Ortona, by Giovanni D'Alessandro
Terravecchia is the most ancient part of Ortona, the original harbour was just below it. The natural rock offered refuge in case of attack from the sea, and this still before Roman times. The narrow lanes, where just one person at a time can walk, allleading to the central square where San Tommaso is situated, keeping the remains of one of the 12 Apostles since 1258. Here the fishermen came to sell their fish in the evenings for centuries.