Congratulations, Michael Sanfilippo! Saturday’s Greasy Pole Champion!

Only the 2nd walker of the first “real” round, Michael Sanfilippo grabbed the flag in what I have to believe was record breaking time.

Congratulations, Michael!  Saturday’s Greasy Pole Champion!

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“Gloucester Greasy Pole Winner Fulfills Childhood Dream” WBZ-TV Boston CBS interviews Frank Taormina

Juli McDonald WBZ-TV Boston CBS  channel 4 news Interview with Friday night’s champion, Frank Taormina 

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Link to WBZ channel 4  Fiesta 2018 story 

https://wp.me/pgc8v-3SmG?anvt=3

 

Niles Beach and Gate Lodge, Gloucester Massachusetts then and now

circa 1900 vs 2018

gate lodge and niles beach ca.1890

Moving ivy –

ivy clad Gate Lodge built 1888, photograph ca.1900  Vs. ivy clad stone marker and grounds today

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glacial rock boulders and coast line Niles Beach Gloucester MA ©c ryan _20180630_120331

 

 

 

FRANKIE TAORMINA YOUR FRIDAY 2018 GREASY POLE CHAMPION -WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF -By Kim Smith

Dreaming about winning since he was a little boy! Congratulations to Frankie Taormina and Family!!!!!

When it really hits you that you are a Greasy Pole Champion!

Captain Jerome Rand returns to Gloucester at 10am today…at MG dock at 11

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Photo taken off Gloucester at sunrise today. At 10am this Solo Circumnavigator returns to Gloucester after 8-1/2 months at sea! He’ll be at the Harriet Webster Pier by 11am today, June 30, 2018.

Gloucester history in the making!!!

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Bill Rand?(Jerome’s Uncle)