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GloucesterCast 99 With Legendary Comedian Gallagher and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 10/21/14

Famous Comedian Gallagher Stops By To Talk About His Show At The Larcom Theater October 25, 2014. Lots of fun in our interview.

For Tickets: www.gimmelive.tv

Anyone that buys a ticket from this point on gets a free Gallagher Shirt at the Larcom and Gallagher said he would be signing them.

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GloucesterCast 98 With Craig, Kim, Sista Felicia and Toby Taped 10/19/14

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Clean Gloucester and The One Hour at a Time Gang

Please come and join in fun:

When:           Saturday, October 25, 2014

Where:          Jodrey State pier

Time:            8:00 am -9:00 am

We will supply the bags, please bring gloves and a broom and pan if you would like.  Please meet us at the end of the pier.

Maybe we will the seal swimming by.

Thank youSeptember 24, 2014 Our Seal

 

 

GMG via the Weather Channel From Samantha Wood Goddess

Hi Joey,

When I checked my Weather Channel app on my iPhone this morning to see how the day’s weather was looking (rainy), the attached ad was placed in the middle of my forecast.  Not surprisingly, I thought of you!  Estee Lauder has stolen your tag line!
See you soon!
Samantha

GMG Estee Lauder

First Parish Burial Ground and Clark Cemetery Volunteer Group Looking For Help From Crystal Daley

Good Morning,

I am part of a volunteer group working on First Parish Burial Ground and Clark Cemetery.  There has been a lot of talk around about the goats that have been placed there to help out and I was wondering if you would publish my article more about the humans who are working there.  We are in need of more volunteers and would love to segway from the goats into that. 

Thank you very much.

Crystal Daley

 

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Goats are awesome but we need people too.
Up at the First Parish Burial ground the team of goats is happily munching away a section of the brush.  The volunteers however don’t have such luxury.  The overgrowth and neglect that the cemeteries have suffered is great.  We are only three out of town people who are hard at work reclaiming the proud lost history of Gloucester’s people and military service.  It is true that these cemeteries were not designed as more modern one with space for people to visit but we would like the change that.  The first step is getting them cleaned and safe.  We have been working diligently every weekend over the summer and have made giant strides towards that goal.
Now that a lot of the clearing for First Parish has been done it is time to focus on the smaller Clark cemetery behind it.  Rose bushes, berry bushes, trees and bamboo have overtaken this sacred space.  Using the website findagrave.com we have started to connect people with their ancestors in Clark and First Parish.  Those connections to our past are why it is important for us to do this work.
On our first day of clearing a few months ago in First Parish we met a family that had come down to see a grave of one of their ancestors.  They were unable to find it as the age of the stones makes it hard to read them.  But over the course of the day we were able to find it for them and emailed them the location for them to visit again.  The next time we were there a lovely bunch a flowers had been left.
More recently after the first article ran in the Gloucester Times I contacted an online commenter on the article.  He had said that his family owns a plot in Clark Cemetery.  Through a few emails I asked him where the plot was and invited him to come down to show us where to clear out.  By the time he got there last Saturday we had already figured out the location of his family and had cleared it for him.
Robert had not been able to go to his family’s plot since before 2008 due to the overgrowth.  He told us that he used to come a few time a year to see the plot of his Great Grandmother and kin to leave geraniums.  Originally we were told that the last person buried in either cemetery was in the 1920’s but Robert informed us that the last person laid in his family’s plot was in the 60’s. We were so happy that he is now able to go to the plot without having to wade through tough overgrowth and that he is able to come back to continue his tradition of honoring his history.
There are other stories like this but we do need the help of the community.  There are only the three of us doing the work usually (light)rain or shine, with the exception of lighting.  You can find us there on Saturdays after noon; we are Rachel Meyer, Josh Gerloff and myself Crystal Daley. Anyone coming to volunteer their time is only asked to dress for work.  Jeans or other work pants, comfortable shirt (you will get hot working) and comfortable sneakers or boots.  Tools are also welcome to be brought and used.  The most helpful tools we have found are trash bags, tarps, rakes, clippers of all sizes, brush cutters, weed whackers, saws and we could use one or more people with chainsaws for some dead trees that have fallen over.
If you are interested in helping out we are excited to work with you.  We would love for anyone to come down to help out.  There is something for any skill level to do.  If you would rather donate instead of volunteer that is also helpful.  You may email me at crystalrae1024@gmail.com and I can answer any questions you might have on donating or volunteering with us.  I look forward to having more stories like Robert’s in the near future.

Thursday October 23rd , 2014 Cape Ann Weather ..

Marine Forecast :
Storm Warning :
High Wind Warning :

Today NE winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 55 kt… Diminishing to 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 45 kt this afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Patchy fog. Widespread showers. Scattered tstms this morning. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this morning. Vsby 1 nm or less…increasing to 1 to 3 nm this afternoon.
Tonight N winds 15 to 20 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt… Decreasing to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Patchy fog. Numerous showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

Pod Cast Weather :

http://www.spreaker.com:80/episode/5116079

Hourly Forecast

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Last Night Reporting In Nor’ Easter !

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The Crew Michael Oppelt , Mikey Stevens And Myself … Yup where CRAZY!!! :)

Community Stuff 10/23/14

Jewels of Gloucester Moving-

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Jewels of Gloucester is excited to announce that in 2 weeks we are moving to 242 Main St. Next to Stone’s Pub and across from the Liquor Locker! Over the next few months we will be upgrading our workshop so we can provide even better and faster jewelry and watch repairs. As always we will continue making beautiful handmade jewelry, as well as offering our Cash for Gold service.

Thanks for your support,

Jim Hyatt
Owner, Jewels of Gloucester

Follow on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/jewelsofgloucester

Follow on Twitter: @jewelzofglostr


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Last Three shows-

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Oceanside Hotel Info

I am writing the history of an organization called the Southern Industrial Educational Assoc. 1905-1926. Part of their mission was to provide a marketplace of selling Appalachian craftwork. 

The woman in charge of marketing the crafts outside of Washington DC was Augusta S Stone. I know she spent summers with her daughter in Magnolia and that the large hotels sold Appalachian crafts in their gift shops. She may have stayed at the hotel.

Do you know the contact information for someone who might have photos of the old hotel, possibly interior shots, or other memorabilia that might help me with my research. I notice that George Krewson III seems to be interested in the hotels history. Is there a phone number or email where I could reach him?

Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. 

Sincerely, 

Kathleen 

Resident Fellow, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Kathleen Curtis Wilson

Fellow, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

www.kathleencurtiswilson.com


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Hello we at dawns studio of dance is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser. The fundraiser is for our dancers to go to disney nxt oct. We were wondering if u cld just put the add up for us. It will be November 13th at the D.E.S hall from 5-8. There will be a raffle basket with the frozen characters and more. Cld u plse let me know if u can do that for us, my email is dntteb@yahoo.com ty very much


Help Eastern Point Day School “Drive Toward the Future”

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Eastern Point Day School, formerly Saint Mel’s, needs your help! More to the point, future students do! EPDS is hosting a fundraiser event and silent auction to raise money for our Scholarship Fund. 

Why should you help out EPDS?

We offer an outstanding academic experience in a safe and nurturing environment, where students learn respect for others and blossom with self-esteem. We embrace local partners including YMCA, Maritime Heritage Museum, Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester Stage Co. and NOAA. Our students work together across all grades – supporting each other and learning critical problem solving skills as a team. It truly is a place where kids can be themselves and genuinely cultivate a love of learning.

1/3 of the families at EPDS last year received some form of financial assistance and/or scholarship.

When you support EPDS, you are keeping educational diversity alive on Cape Ann and giving a child in our community the gift of a bright future. Thank you. 

How can you help?

A variety of ways! Volunteer your time and talents to the school. 

Or, donate to our fundraising efforts. 

Crowdrise Page: SCHOLARSHIP APPEAL

Auction Page: BIDDING FOR GOOD

Tickets for this event on November 8th, can be purchased HERE

Your contribution to the EPDS scholarship fund extends this opportunity to children whose families would otherwise not be able to afford tuition.

With your support, we can continue to promote the advancement of Cape Ann’s next generation of inventors, artists, environmentalists, athletes, politicians and humanitarians.

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Photoshop classes At Cape Ann Giclee

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Hi Joey,
If you could post this we would appreciate you more than we already do which is alot.
Not a week goes by that we don’t hear “When are you going to do that Photoshop class you keep talking about?”
So due to popular demand and to not have to hear that question anymore we have set the dates for a Photoshop for Photographers I workshop and sign ups are online on our website at http://capeanngiclee.com/blog/photoshop-for-photographers-workshop
This is a beginner/intermediate workshop and will cover chip to print how to make the most of your photography files for print and web. It is not a photography class but a what do you do once you have the image file workshop. We will cover file management, color balancing, shadows and highlights moves, how to send and save files, why shooting in RAW is best and more using Photoshop and Bridge. We will also be announcing more advanced workshops in the near future so stay tuned!
Thanks,

Anna Baglaneas Eves
Cape Ann Giclee
20 Maplewood Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930
978-546-7070
http://www.capeanngiclee.com

2014 Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Recap From Al Bezanson

The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race finished last weekend in Portsmouth, VA and here is a glimpse of goings on there.  Brett Ramsey and Al Bezanson from the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee attend on a regular basis.

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Night crew tended to the schooner bait, aka slow roasted pork.  No need to hurry, for the wind was contrary and most of the boats were a long time getting there.

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In due time it was roasted to perfection

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Transportation to Norfolk was compromised for a worthy cause

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The Dockmaster’s Command Center was set up while the Schooner Liaison Crews kept the coffee flowing.  It was going to be a very long wait for the arrival of most of the boats.

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The race this year was hosted by four boat/yacht clubs, and the Portsmouth Boat Club stood by the docking area.

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Early arrivals were BRILLIANT, LIGHT REIGN AND WOODWIND.  They are docked at the North Landing, adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel and Portsmouth Visitor Center.

More to come, including the race results, in Part 2 of this report.

Al Bezanson

Steve Almond Writer’s Book Club Event at Duckworths

Stever Almond Duckworths ©kim Smith 2014Sunday evening’s Writer’s Book Club event featured best selling author Steve Almond and the sublime cuisine of Chef Ken Duckworth. Steve Almond is a gifted storyteller and wonderfully entertaining, as well as a superb moderator. He could teach any book and make it interesting!

SAteve Almond, Ken Duckworth, Chris Anderson ©Kim Smith 2014

Next month’s Writer’s Book Club event features Ken Duckworth moderating The Catcher in the Rye. This event will sell out quickly so purchase your tickets today.

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Epic Solar Eclipse a total Bust for Cape Ann

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Tonight you will see photos just like this from all over North America where it is not raining.

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Actually, even if it wasn’t raining Gloucester would still lose out because the shadow cast by the moon starts in Worcester at sunset and heads west to California and we need the rain. :-)

 

You Still Have Time to Get to The Studio

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In case you didn’t know, the Studio Restaurant on Rocky Neck is still open. Starting this week, they will be open Friday-Sunday 11:30am-11:30pm and may only be open for a couple more weeks, so if you didn’t have an opportunity to go this summer, or it was too crowded and you couldn’t get in, now is your chance.

E.J. Lefavour

The Not-So-Great Pumpkin Caper

So, this is how we roll in my house.  It may have started when my husband and I were first dating and he instituted the “you pack it, you carry it” rule.  We’d take off for week-long vacations and he would chuck a couple of bathing suits, a tooth brush, a few t-shirts, and a pair of shorts into a carry-on while running out the door on the way to the airport…and I’d pack a large suitcase, a couple of carry-ons, and a camera.  He’d then breeze through the airport while I tugged and lugged.  He’s not completely barbaric.  Eventually he’d help lug and tug….but, certainly not without an “I told you so” and a dissertation on proper packing. By Day #6 of each vacation I would usually have to confess that I hadn’t worn at least 3/4 of what I had packed.

But, I digress.

Pumpkins.   Because I’m the meanest mother in the world, the Pumpkin Diaries went down like this….“Sure boys, you can pick out pumpkins, but you are responsible for carrying them all the way home.”

I’m not completely barbaric. That mandate was in response to the fact that I was already carrying a bag stuffed with 2 water bottles, 2 sweatshirts, a 1/2 eaten carmel apple, a tray of brownies they had won while playing a game downtown, a camera, 2 baseball hats that they simply could not wear, 2 pair of sunglasses that “weren’t the right ones”, and much, much (much) more.  I also told them that we would be getting pumpkins from a farm later.  But…they are fans of instant gratification and had to have pumpkins right then and there.

So, knowing full well that I rarely back down, the boys proceeded to pick out their pumpkins…hence sealing their fate.

Let the games begin.  You can only imagine the eye rolling that took place while I photographed the odyssey home.

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Local Colors artist Cooperative Will Be Celebrating 25 Years This saturday!

COME CELEBRATE with the artists of Local Colors Artists’ Cooperative our 25th anniversary on Main Street – Saturday, October 25th from 6 to 8 pm. Included will be all new original artwork, live music, refreshments and a raffle to benefit the Cape Ann Animal Aid. The raffle item is a stained glass nautilus piece donated by original founding member Donna Amero. All new artwork is on display from October 18 through November 7. The seventeen current artists invite the public and all former artists to come help them celebrate! 121 Main St. Gloucester, MA.

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