2007-09-14 / Columnists

Erin On The Rox

By Erin Baumann

Congratulations to our new Mayor of Roxbury for 2007, Paul Rodman. Mr. Byrnes lost in a close vote, so Jeannie will be continuing to play her kazoo. Good luck in your tenure as Mayor, Paul.

I hope everyone had a great time this Mardi Gras. As usual, Head over Heels, Blue Monday and DJ Moe did a great job. For all those who were there at the field on Saturday for the judging, the blessing that Father said was truly special; he asked us to be thankful for this special place and I think it is fair to say that we all are.

Congratulations to Danielle Barbosa on her graduation from Fontbonne Hall Academy. She celebrated with family and friends on August 18 at Pier 92. She graduated with honors from Fontbonne and is attending Fairleigh Dickinson University on a partial scholarship. Her entire Roxbury family helped her celebrate, including: Grandmother Claire Barbosa, Uncle Mike, Aunt Laurie, and cousins Jenna, Elora and Jack Barbosa; her family from Breezy Point, including: Aunt Jacqueline, Uncle Ricky and cousin Crystal; as well as the Leavens, Reids, Cavalles, Matteras, McEnroes, Healys and Livotis, who were all there to show their love and support for Danielle's new chapter in her life. We wish Danielle much love and best wishes!

The October "First Friday" Luncheon will take place on October 5. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. and a delicious luncheon will follow in Father Hession Hall. Tickets are $12 per person. Please call Joanne Norris at 718-634- 9087.

The LAMC is having a Night at the Races on Saturday, October 6; mark your calendars.

Happy Birthday to: Jeanine Stathis, Matt Knox, Steve Fernandez ~ September 3; John Fahy and Victoria Fernandez ~ September 11, Heather McMahon ~ September 23, and Jake McMahon ~ September 27.

Congratulations to the Corp? Team who defeated the Dawgs and are the 2007 Champs!

If you have anything you would like me to include in the column, please email me. You guys make the column.

Take Care, Erin.

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