Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The Stoneham Middle School teachers versus 8th grade students hockey game is slated for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9.
The Stoneham Middle School teachers versus 8th grade students hockey game is slated for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Stoneham Arena. Admission to the game is $3. There will be raffles during the game.
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Check out the "Patch Facts" column for April 1.
1. Beware the jokes: Sunday is April Fools' Day, so make to be on your guard for practical jokes. 2. Hole in one: Hago Harrington's Miniature Golf is expected to open on Sunday, according to new management. 3. Hockey anyone? The Boston Bruins Alumni take on the Ninety Nine Legends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Sunday at Stoneham Arena. Some of the former Bruins expected to play in the hockey game to benefit the local chapter of the Boys & Girls Club are Rick Middleton, Reggie Lemelin, Bob Sweeney, Ken Hodge Jr, Ken Linesman, John Cater, Tom Songin and Stoneham's Frank Simonetti, according to the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham website. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children. 4. Autism event: The town is hosting a "Light It Up Blue" autism …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Spartans lost to Notre Academy 6-4 Monday night in the opening round of the State tournament in Stoneham.
The Stoneham High School girls' hockey team’s season came to an abrupt halt on Monday night, as they fell victim to Notre Dame Academy 6-4 in the opening round of the State tournament at Stoneham Arena. The Spartans ended their season with a 10-7-2 overall record. The players were distraught after the playoff loss because their season was over, but it didn't take away from the accomplishments they achieved during the season. Setting the Bar High Jessica Anthony, a senior right defenseman, recalled the Spartans' second game against Wakefield when the team guaranteed them at least a tie to win the Middlesex League Small Division title. “Winning the league is something that no other Stoneham girls' hockey team has done before us and it was …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Find out what types of calls kept Stoneham Police Department busy recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 12:10 p.m. on Feb. 3, Stoneham Police responded to a Pomeworth Street home on a report of a breaking and entering in progress. A man who supposedly resembles former New England Patriots player Rodney Harrison allegedly stole a laptop and confronted the homeowner with possibly a screwdriver, according to Stoneham Police Lt. Jim McIntyre. The homeowner heard noises in their basement, went to investigate and discovered someone there, according to McIntyre. The suspect exited the home, but shortly thereafter reappeared with a what appeared to be a screwdriver and confronted the…
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The Stoneham High School boys' hockey team lost 3-1 to Woburn on Jan. 28.
The Stoneham High School boys' hockey team fell to Woburn 3-1 on Jan. 28 in Woburn. Stoneham is currently on a three-game losing streak and last won on Jan. 14, when they beat Melrose 2-1 at home. Following the setback to Woburn, the Spartans are 2-3 in the Middlesex League Small Division and 5-7-2 overall. Stoneham's next game is Feb. 4 against Wilmington (3-1-1; 7-3-3) at home. Scoring Summary First period: Second period: Third period: [Editor's note: Stoneham resident Lisa Gallagher contributed to this report.]
Monday, January 30, 2012
Take a gander at the latest image taken in Stoneham.
Check out the latest "Photo of the Day" captured by Lisa Gallagher of Stoneham High School hockey player Stephen Columbus playing in a game against Woburn Saturday. Got a great photo captured in Stoneham? Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org for future Photo of the Day consideration.
Friday, January 27, 2012
The 16-year-old center has tallied six goals while notching seven assists in his team's first 13 games this season.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week Key to Awesomeness: Allen has adapted nicely to the changes that took place in 2012 for the Stoneham High hockey team, turning in a very productive year thus far. “We got new coaches and they are really pushing our team to be better through hard work both on and off the ice,” Allen said. “I do my best to listen to everything they say and every time I step on the ice, I have to give it 100 percent.” Allen points out that his success could not be possible without the help of his team and line mates. “I have to give credit to Brendan Regan and Dalton Cox because this year we are really gelling and working well together,” Allen said. “I know that they have my back on the ice and they know that I have their …
Monday, January 16, 2012
The locker room has 22 custom-made stalls and other new features.
[Editor's note: The information below was submitted by Stoneham resident Lisa Gallagher.] Paul Sacco, Tommy Scarpa and Nick Stead, the coaches of the Stoneham High School boys' hockey program, and Lisa Gallagher went before the Board of Selectman to ask them to accept their gift of completely refurbishing the boys' varsity locker room at Stoneham Arena. The group shared a picture of Harvard University's men's locker room as an example of what they were trying to duplicate. The Selectmen unanimously agreed to accept the gift. Over the past few months many volunteers have helped make this dream a reality. A Spartan lue ribbon was cut recently by the seven seniors on the team to reveal a locker room that is almost an exact replica of the …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Check out the "Patch Facts" column for Jan. 6.
1. Wanted: Snow shovelers: The town of Stoneham is looking to hire snow shovelers at $14 per hour. To apply, mail Department of Public Works Director Robert Grover, 16 Pine St., Stoneham, MA 02180 or call 781-438-0760. 2. Sports ceremony: The Stoneham High School boys' hockey team is having a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new state-of-the-art locker room at 7 p.m. Friday at Stoneham Arena. 3. In case you missed it: Find out what changes may be on the horizon for the MBTA and how it could affect Stoneham commuters by reading our story from Thursday. 4. Have a baby? Let our readers know by posting an announcement on Stoneham Patch. 5. Preview to pets: Love cats? Check out the latest "PAWS Pet of the Week" column Saturday at 10 a.m. to find…
Friday, December 2, 2011
Stoneham High hockey captain Scott Shannon had eight goals and 10 assists last year for the Spartans, and he's looking to lead the Spartans into the state tournament this year.
Key to Awesomeness: Shannon netted eight goals and dished out 10 assists (18 points) last season for the Spartans and he has set the bar high for the upcoming 2011-2012 season. “Our goals for the upcoming season are to make the tournament once again and try to get more Middlesex League wins than last year,” Shannon said. “We expect some close and competitive games because every game is going to be a grind.” Shannon knows he has many responsibilities as captain, and he plans to keep the entire team even-keeled. “I plan on keeping everyone’s head in the game, helping the team control their emotions and adapting the team to the speed of the game,” Shannon said. “I also need to lead them off the ice.” The Spartans have a group of seniors on …