The June 2016 edition of Neighborhood View’s “What’s New? Malden” focuses on the booming made-in-Malden movie scene, thanks to Mark Wahlberg’s upcoming film “Patriot’s Day,” from business development officer Kevin Duffy. Get the lowdown on Ward 4 from the new councillor on the block, Ryan O’Malley. Still buzzing from the 10th anniversary of MATV’s Open House Showcase? Go behind the scenes of the annual event with our new co-host Sharon Fillyaw.
So continuing with NCAA spring tournament participants (see NCAA Spring LAX Tournaments Include Malden Athletes Pt. 1 of 2) Malden has one son playing in the NCAA Division II lacrosse tournament: Blake Ferry, who was a 2013 captain of the Malden Catholic Lancers boy’s lacrosse team where he was named a Catholic Conference All-Star and played all four years, will play for his Limestone Saints. They will host the Queens University of Charlotte, NC. in the first round of the tournament for the South Region at home in Gaffney, SC on May 10th. Blake is a Freshman Midfielder with 3 goals and 1 assist this season, standing 5’10” and majoring in Business Administration. Limestone is making its fifteenth NCAA tournament appearance. NOTE: Based on research there are currently no Malden Men’s DI or Women’s DI – DIII players in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament in 2014. If you have a Malden sports story others might like to hear don’t hesitate to contact Erik Royds, Neighborhood View Citizen Journalist at firstname.lastname@example.org
By Sky Malerba William Moulton Marston, a psychologist partially responsible for the invention of the polygraph, is most famous for the creation of the DC superhero Wonder Woman. He introduced his heroine in 1941 in the issue All-Star Comics #8 and its 2nd part, Sensation Comics #1, the next year. This week, William Moulton Marston is the subject for Malden Arts Mondays, a two-month long celebration of artists and figures associated with Malden. Born in the Cliftondale section of Saugus, Marston attended high school in Malden (MHS Class of 1911), graduated from Harvard University and was a professor at Tufts University. Marston, a self proclaimed political historian, was interested in the women’s suffrage movement of the 1920s, as well as activism of women’s rights and advocacy of birth control. Marston had a clear understanding of women’s position in society and wanted to create a strong role model for young girls as he believed they were the stronger sex, and their capacity for love was part of that strength. In the magazine The American Scholar in 1943, he writes, “Women’s strong qualities have become […]
The team from the mayor’s office chose a Game of Thrones theme and won the competition as well as an award for Best Dressed Table. Photo by Ziping Wu.[/caption] By Vekonda Luangaphay Here is a heads up for the hundreds of Maldonians who turned out to play trivia on Jan. 23, 2020 to support the Malden Public Library at the 22nd Annual Triple Threat Trivia. Reserve your table for next year’s competition by Saturday, Feb. 29, and your team will get two bonus points. In this popular and fiercely fought competition two points can make a difference! “It’s a great way to support the library and it’s always a fun night,” said Frank Russell, a life-long Malden resident who says he is among the first to win the very first Triple Threat Trivia 22 years ago, and has returned for more trivia ever since. Although the game was held in the spacious ballroom of Anthony’s of Malden, the large crowd packed the room and bumped elbows with each other. “They’re all supporters of the library […]