SOUTH BOSTON — More than 350 guests attended the Corey C. Griffin Foundation’s Summer Cocktail Party that was held on August 5, 2019 at Coppersmith. The late Corey Griffin played hockey in college and he worked with a number of hockey players in raising money for charity. The host committee included a who’s who of the NHL world: Brian Boyle (Nashville Predators); Cory Schneider (New Jersey Devils); Chris Wagner (Boston Bruins); Charlie Coyle (Boston Bruins);…

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BOSTON — Comcast hosted more than 100 guests at its “Winter Olympics with Xfinity” event at Boston Winter featuring 1980 USA Hockey “Miracle on Ice’’ Olympic gold medalist Jim Craig and Consul General Kim Yonghyo from the Korean Consulate in Boston. The event also included a curling demo on the Boston Winter ice featuring members of the North End Curling Club (which ended up attracting participants from the MIT Curling Club, Cape Cod Curling Club,…

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  I just wanted to take a moment to remember Tom “Red” Martin, who could claim multiple titles including philanthropist and friend to many. Tom died recently and the Boston Globe ran a wonderful obituary, which you can read via this link.  He was 79. Tom was featured in my fifth book, “Boston: Irish.” (My photo is in this post.) From Boston College hockey star to founder of Cramer Productions, Red loomed large on the local…

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