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Mayor Gary Christenson, City Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria, Senior Center Director Silvia Banos, and Superintendent Dave DeRuosi joined Linda Zalk of Malden Reads for an intergenerational Malden Reads Activity at the Senior Center. Malden resident Marie Coulanges organized a group of Haitian Creole senior citizens to take part in the reading and discussion activity which was filmed and will be shown on MATV.

The Malden Public Library’s newest exhibition: Perle Fine's "Abstract" will open on Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. The exhibition will include newly acquired works by nationally-renowned artist Perle Fine, as well as works by other great artists.

Malden East Boston (MEB) Youth Hockey League receives a $4,000 Mike Cheever Grant. The funding will cover a portion of the tuition for its Learn-to-Skate Program for Malden and East Boston youth who otherwise would not have access to the sport.

On the MBTA heading to Boston one snowy day, Ward 3 resident Meredith Gizmunt was devastated when she discovered that her engagement ring was gone. After searching, she took to social media which led to Mary Panessiti finding the ring in a snowbank.

Zonta Club of Malden honors Eileen Dern, Community Services Director for Hallmark Health System, Inc.; Mai Du, Founder and Chief Instructor of Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy; Joanne Stroud-LeBeau, Specialist for Women’s Programs at the Malden YWCA; and Rebecca Mooney, Executive Director of Melrose Alliance Against Violence. The women were recognized for their enduring commitment and tireless efforts in helping the community.

Winter League Champions - Mayor Christenson and Councillor-At-Large DeMaria attended the final game of the Malden Neighborhood Basketball Winter League. In a thrilling 47-40 game the Hawks beat the Sonics to take the 2015 Championship! Congratulations Hawks!

Malden High inducted into the National Honor Society - Mayor Christenson, Superintendent DeRuosi and Principal Brown welcomed 14 Seniors, 20 Juniors and 4 Sophomores to the John W. Hutchins Chapter 88th National Honor Society Induction Ceremony.

Mayor Gary Christenson and State Representative Steve Ultrino recently appeared with Pastor Glauder Oliveira on the Assembly of God Church Radio Show which broadcast on WLYN1360 AM. Entirely in Portuguese, Malden Police Officer Gustavo Kruschewsky translated for the Mayor and State Representative.

Delayed by snow storms the Valentine’s Brunch for the Junior Aid Association was recently held  at the home of Craig and Debbi Spadafora. Mayor Christenson, Jr. Aid members, their families and guests enjoyed a jazz trio and a delicious lunch provided by Anthony’s. Founded in 1912, the Association continues to provide support and financial assistance to charitable organizations focusing on women, children and health-related issues.

State Senator Jason Lewis was Mayor Christenson’s featured guest at his March Podcast. The two discussed the state budget, the recent MBTA issues and snow removal. Podcasts are broadcast on MATV’s Government Access TV channel and may also be downloaded or played anytime by logging onto www.cityofmalden.org/podcast

The Phantom Gourmet has taped the Ferry Street Food and Drink Restaurant for an upcoming program. They travel New England to discover exciting restaurants as well as best bargains. Phantom critics sampled several dishes prepared by owners Jason and Shannon Ladd while a full house of patrons also enjoyed the fare.

A presentation was made by Triangle, Inc. and ReelAbilities that featured a screening of “A Whole Lott More” at the Malden High School Jenkins Auditorium.  A Whole Lott More is an award winning documentary about three people with disabilities who are searching for employment and the disability services organization, LOTT.

Malden single mothers completed the DTA's Competitive Integrated Employment Services Program. The graduates have overcome hardships and adversity and are working towards becoming completely self-sufficient. The women are working towards college educations, and careers in an effort toward gaining self-sufficiency and independence.

Mayor Gary Christenson with seniors of 630 Salem Street who worked with the Mystic Valley Elder Services RSVP Volunteer Program to organize a service project in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Day. Seniors held fundraising drives and collected a variety of household items for formerly homeless families who were placed in affordable housing by Housing Families, Inc.

Mayor Christenson and State Rep Ultrino participated in this month’s Haitian American Radio Show “The Way of Salvation” with Director Abia Pierre of the Philadelphie Church. The show broadcasts locally on station 104.1 FM and online at www.phili.org. Representative Ultrino answered a range of questions from his new role as a State Representative, to education, school discipline and MBTA services.

Mayor Christenson, Commissioner Gennetti and Captain Cronin welcome the Malden’s newest Police Officers. Officer Matthew Quinn, a Navy Veteran and Officer Ever Gomez an Army Veteran from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department were sworn in during a ceremony at the Police Station.

Mayor Gary Christenson welcomed members of the Eritrean Community Group who have moved to Malden. Eritrea is an country on the eastern coast of Africa. Many Eritrean immigrants arrived in this country in the 1990s to pursue studies abroad and escape the political unrest.

Left - Vet-Joe Topor right arm bandaged on Iwo Jima about March 11, 1945 - Right - Vet-MSGT John Jarvis left with Marine buddy Motoyama One Airfield Iwo Jima Mar 26, 1945  TSGT Joe Heiberger

The Chinese Culture Connection in collaboration with the Malden High School Asian Cultural Club celebrated the Lunar New Year at the Malden High School Jenkins Auditorium.

Mayor Christenson participated in the MATV show “Around the Rim.” Nestor Dudley produces and hosts the show which provides live coverage of the Malden Neighborhood Basketball League games. The Mayor commended MNBL is in its 30th season and praised the coaches for their hard work in assisting our youth with teamwork, sportsmanship, and self-confidence.

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Perle Fine exhibit Abstract Opens
The Malden Public Library’s newest exhibition: Perle Fine: exhibit Abstract will open on Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. The exhibition will include newly acquired works by nationally-renowned artist Perle Fine, as well as works by I. Rice Pereira…
Cheever "Grow Hockey" Grant Awarded to Malden East Boston Youth Hockey
Mayor Gary Christenson congratulated Malden East Boston (MEB) Youth Hockey League for receiving a $4,000 Mike Cheever Grant. The funding will cover a portion of the tuition for its Learn-to-Skate Program for Malden and East Boston youth who otherwise…
Social Media and a Good Neighbor Bring about a Happy Ending
When Mayor Christenson heard about one Malden resident searching for and returning a treasured piece of jewelry to another resident, he had to meet them. On the MBTA heading into Boston one snowy day, Ward 3 resident Meredith Gizmunt was devastated…
Zonta Club of Malden Celebrates 17th Women Making a Difference Dinner
Mayor Christenson, DA Ryan, State Rep Brodeur and Ultrino, and members of the City Council celebrated with the Zonta Club of Malden at their 17th annual Women Making a Difference Dinner at Anthony’s of Malden. Also present at the well-attended event…
State House Hosts Photography Exhibit Highlighting Family Homelessness
Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo sponsors a photography exhibit by Housing Families Inc. and Meg Landers Photography, held at Doric Hall this week. From March 16 – 20, Malden-based social service agency Housing Families Inc. presents a photography…
Representative Ultrino Participates in “Gov on the T Day”
Representative Ultrino Participates in “Gov on the T Day” State Representative Steve Ultrino (D–Malden) and other state legislators participated in “Gov on the T Day” on Thursday, March 19 by taking the MBTA to the State House. The event, organized…
ReelAbilities Screening at MHS
Mayor Gary Christenson attended a collaborative presentation by Triangle, Inc. and ReelAbilities that featured a screening of “A Whole Lott More” at the Malden High School Jenkins Auditorium. A Whole Lott More is an award winning documentary about…
Attention All Youth
Mayor Christenson’s 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program application process begins! Applications must be filled out online on the City of Malden website under “employment” beginning Friday, February 27, 2015 or you can click …
Malden Remembers its Heroes
70 years ago on February 19, 1945, at 0900 hours, more than 72,000 U.S. Marines stormed ashore the quiet sands of Iwo Jima, the first Japanese territory to be conquered during World War II. Iwo Jima, a small island of about 8 square miles, is located…
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