Nonantum Community: Past and Present
Boxing & Service in the Past
From Professional Boxer to Local Politician, Joe DeNucci was the embodiment of what it means to be a son of Nonantum. He was a cornerstone of the states Democratic Party, He strived for giving back to community that raised him and ensuring that Nonantum was a melting pot of Newton.
Boxing & Service in the Present
Years Later, Joes family at the Nonantum Boxing Club continues his mission of giving back to this community and ensuring that the gym and Nonantum itself is a community of wide diversity, hard work and respect.
A Family’s Career Of Service
In our neighborhood, we have had a long history of service to our city. The Ciccone Family is a Prime example of service to or neighborhood & our city. From Allan Ciccone Sr. Being a city councilor and his son Allan “jay” Ciccone Jr following in his foot steps by representing our neighborhood at a councilor at large. Jay’s sons followed in his footsteps in serving our city by joining the police department and fire department.
A family dedicated to our Neighborhood
Anthony “Fat” Pellegrini elevated not only the Nonantum Children's Christmas Party Association to a different level; he took the entire neighborhood with him. He had the respect of not only our Community but the rest of the City. Deemed the “Mayor of Nonantum” Fat personified the mission to protect and persevere the cultures of the Nonantum community. Though he is gone, his children and our community carry on the traditions of looking out for the elderly, the veterans and making sure the neighborhood still spreads some Christmas cheer to the whole city, just like he did.