Joan Alcala

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Member of the Silver Stringers
Contributor to the Melrose Mirror

Born in New York City, raised in Milton, Mass, graduated R.N. from Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing, B.S. Psychology Newton College of the Sacred Heart. Twenty years Melrose resident with community participation in education and health in local hospital and elementary schools. Special interest in journalism on local issues to bring together diversity in the community. Interest in manual crafts, art, textiles and cultural history.

July 2, 2008



Additional Articles by Joan :
id 15121 Any Thursday, Sally Frank's Market --Features 8/1/08
id 15317 Victorian Fair 2008 --Features 10/3/08
id 15404 Community meal reflects the times --Random Thoughts 11/7/08
id 15749 Profile of an English teacher and writer --Features 3/6/09
id 15885 Deering Lumber - a company with endurance -- Features 5/1/09
id 16004 Father Goose gets a new outfit --Features 8/7/09
id 18338 Redevelopment of an Essex Street Neighborhood --Features 8/5/11
id 18828Melrose Energy Challenge --Features 1/6/12
id 18887Creative Swedish Weaving Classes --Features 2/3/12
id 19020Portuguese sweet bread --Recipes 3/2/12
id 19101Universalist transformation coming along --Features 4/6/12
id 19485One of my favorite potato dishes --Foods/Recipes 8/3/12
id 19635Apple, sweet potato and raisin bake --Foods/Recipes 10/5/12
id 19873My favorite Christmas recipes -- Food/Recipes 12/7/12
id 20725Mirror writer Joan Alcala leaves us -- Features 10/4/13


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