Steve Lanava, Telegram & Gazette

Steve Lanava

Telegram & Gazette

Worcester, MA, United States

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Past articles by Steve:

Shore walk in Clinton

CLINTON - People walk along the shore of Wachusett Reservoir near the Wachusett Dam at sunset Tuesday. → Read More

Creature comfort on a Worcester street

WORCESTER - Nefi Flores of Worcester casts a glance at a big teddy bear clinging to a street sign post at Torosian Square, at Catharine Street and Eastern Avenue, on Tuesday. → Read More

A salute from and for Worcester's finest, bravest

WORCESTER - Nurses wave from the sidewalk Tuesday evening as more than 100 police cruisers, fire trucks, ambulances, and tow trucks are driven down Belmont Street in front of UMass Memorial Medical Center's Memorial Campus in a parade honoring Worcester hospital health care workers. The caravan went from UMass Memorial's University Campus to the Memorial Campus and on to St. Vincent Hospital. → Read More

Just ducky

WORCESTER — A group of pigeons display duck-like behavior and ignore social distancing recommendations as they enjoy a bath in a water-filled pothole along the curb in Great Brook Valley recently. → Read More

Benches under wraps, but still in use at GBV bus stop

WORCESTER - The Worcester Housing Authority has wrapped all the park benches in Great Brook Valley in plastic in an effort to curb transmission of the coronavirus. But at a bus stop on Tacoma Street, a bench was in use nonetheless Wednesday. → Read More

Jeep flips in Belmont St. crash

WORCESTER - A Jeep landed on its roof after a collision with a Toyota Camry about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday on Belmont Street (Route 9) at the exit ramp from Interstate 290. Police said both vehicles were towed; one person was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with minor injuries. → Read More

Physical fitness, social distance

WORCESTER - A woman jogs around the track at Quinsigamond Community College on Saturday with the Church on Seven Hills in the background. → Read More

Worcester woman gets 90th birthday surprise

WORCESTER - About a dozen members of Mariann Ward's family gathered in the parking lot below her sixth-floor unit at Mount Carmel Apartments, 50 Shrewsbury St., surprising her on her 90th birthday Tuesday. With no visitors allowed in the senior housing because of the coronavirus pandemic, Francis Ward rounded up the clan to sing "Happy Birthday" to his mother. → Read More

Two-wheel takeout

WORCESTER - Two youths on bicycles pick up their meals at the drive-thru window of Wendy's at 500 Park Ave, Wednesday. → Read More

Best friends

WORCESTER - Adele Philbrick of Worcester holds her 14-year-old chihuahua, Smoky, as she walks through the Worcester Common on Thursday. Feb. 20 is National Love Your Pet Day, established 15 years ago to recognize the joy that pets bring to people's lives. → Read More

Love is in the air

WORCESTER - Don Johnson of Worcester, at Perro's Flowers on Grafton Street on Thursday, picks out a Valentine's Day bouquet for his special someone. → Read More

Bye-bye snow

WORCESTER — A man and his daughter try to slide down a not-so-slick slope in Greenhill Park's Memorial Grove Friday. This weekend's rainstorm will probably wash away the little snow left on the hill. Rain could be heavy overnight. The storm will also bring strong winds, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

'What big tusks you have!'

WORCESTER — Xochitl Cruz-Gallo, 14, looks at a taxidermy mounted walrus head, part of a never-displayed natural history collection, at the "Connection to Climate Change" Inaugural Community Curators Exhibit Advance Preview Thursday at the EcoTarium. [T&G Staff/Steve Lanava] → Read More

Getting the job done

AUBURN - Last-minute shoppers leave the Auburn Mall bearing gifts at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Christmas Eve. → Read More

Fox on campus

WORCESTER - A red fox walks along the fence surrounding the tennis courts at College of the Holy Cross on Tuesday. → Read More

Playful pup

WORCESTER - Sabine Pallat of Worcester plays a tug-of-war rope game with her dog, Skye, a 7-month-old Siberian husky, at the Downtown Dog Park at 38 Green St. on Friday. → Read More

A grand entrance to Worcester State campus

WORCESTER - Hundreds of incoming Worcester State University students are welcomed to the school Tuesday by faculty and administrators dressed in the colorful academic regalia of their alma maters. The traditional procession takes place in front of the university. → Read More

Mini-golf hole-in-one at Crystal Caves in Auburn

AUBURN - Olivia Lowe of Georgetown, playing miniature golf with her friend Kane Harper of Worcester on Thursday at the Crystal Caves Family Entertainment Center, sinks a hole-in-one. → Read More

Work done, time to play at renovated South Worcester Playground

WORCESTER - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for renovations made to the South Worcester Playground on Cambridge Street. The $2 million → Read More

Shine on, gamers

WORCESTER - The 2019 Shine Tournament, a Super Smash Brothers esports competition, was held Saturday at the DCU Center. → Read More