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10 March 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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10 March 2001 - Il Messaggero

Pescara - Giusy Fiucci researcher in New York / Giusy Fiucci, giovane medico pescarese, è ricercatrice a New York, by Dom Serafini
After working in Cambridge (UK), Washington and Tel Aviv, Giusy Fiucci is now on a cancer research project in the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Usa. While studying in Rome, she met Nobel Prize Rita Levi Montalcini. Giusy often comes back to visit her parents and sister in Francavilla.

10 March 2001 - Il Messaggero

Lanciano - Culture in a coffe house / Foglietti del Novecento al Gran caffè ai Portici
Culture can grow between a coffee cup and a cake, thanks to Claudio Ucci, owner of the "Gran Caffé ai Portici", Lanciano, who offered is room for the presentation of a new book by Giuseppe Rosato on anecdotes and stories from the century just gone by.

10 March 2001 - Il Centro

San Salvo - Remains of a Roman aqueduct / I resti di un acquedotto di epoca romana, by Paola Calvano
Excavations will be made under the piazza San Vitale, which will shed light on the history of San Salvo, up to now believed to have risen around a Benedictine monastery in the early Middle Ages. The discovery of the Roman constructions points to the existence of the settlement as possibly a Roman harbor along the river Trigno.

10 March 2001 - Il Centro

Ortona - The castle and history / Il castello scheletro di storia, by Giovanni D'Alessandro
The ancient district of Terravecchia contains the oldest architecture of Ortona: the Aragonese castle and the palazzo Farnese. The castle, in ruin now, is an exceptional specimen of military architecture and for its striking position on a rock overlooking the sea.