Pro catcher and decorated serviceman George Yankowski, one of the 625 retired Major League Baseball players not receiving a league pension, died Feb. 25 at age 97. He was willing to die for us, but a group with $3.5 billion in the bank repaid him with a few thousands bucks.
The Cambridge Housing Authority and city officials will honor and remember tenant activist and affordable housing advocate Cheryl-Ann Pizza-Zeoli on Wednesday by rededicating Temple Place Apartments, the city’s newest low-income housing complex, in her name.
A celebration of life for Albert J. Gowan – in the words of the organizers, “Designer. Teacher. Writer. Singer. International man of mischief. Player of the long game. Uncle to all” – will be held Feb. 11 at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.