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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

July 25, 2014
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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

Jim Ridley and Marvin Avery have a list of those girls basketball players who have participated in their Mass. Thundercats AAU program and gone on to compete in college basketball programs. It’s an impressive list and after some of the names, there is an asterisk that denotes that a player has received a full...

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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

July 25, 2014
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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

It’s been quite a year for Lynn sports officials. Jim Mello, a 1975 St. Mary’s High School graduate, was a referee in the NFL’s Super Bowl in February. Paul Halloran and Bob “Moona” Mullins were referees in the Division 3 boys basketball state championship...

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“Unity Rally” Held Against Backdrop of On-going Immigration Debate: State’s Offer to Shelter Unaccompanied Minors Starts at Military Bases

July 25, 2014
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The on-going public debate in Lynn is a microcosm of the larger national storyline about how the United States government and states can address the emerging problem of thousands of unaccompanied minor immigrants entering the country. More than 150 local residents rallied at the...

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Meet Lynn’s newest author: K.C. Woodworth releases first book

July 25, 2014
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Lynn native K.C. Woodworth was at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Saugus over the weekend signing copies of his new book, “Cutting Off A Whale’s Head.” Woodworth grew up...

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Obituaries 07-24-2014

July 25, 2014
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Anne Gorski Former Lynn Resident Anne (Cieszka) Gorski, formerly of Lynn, died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 22. She was 95 years old. The wife of the...

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From College Star to Navs’ Front Office: Ashley Laramie Earns Graduate Degree from Northeastern in Sports Leadership

July 21, 2014
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From College Star to Navs’ Front Office: Ashley Laramie Earns Graduate Degree from Northeastern in Sports Leadership

Ashley Laramie is the assistant general manager of the North Shore Navigators but her career can serve as a role model for the team’s roster of talented college stars....

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‘Black Mass’ Filming Will Close Lynn Streets to Parking: Central Square Area to Be Affected

July 21, 2014
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Film crews from the Hollywood movie “Black Mass” are scheduled to return to Lynn next week, and begin filming inside the old Anthony’s Hawthorne Restaurant, located at 37-45 Central...

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Strileckis, Seniors Bid Farewell To Classical Softball Program

July 21, 2014
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Lynn Classical graduating softball player Jillian Strileckis followed her teammates in delivering separate farewell speeches, which is an annual tradition for the seniors in coach Chris Warren’s outstanding program....

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‘Ghosts of Lynn’ to Take over Central Square Thursday: Afternoon Traffic Restrictions Will Be in Place

July 21, 2014
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The culmination of a months-long art project that also served as a collaboration between Raw Art Works, Centerboard and the Lynn Museum, will be unveiled to the public Thursday...

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Thank You to the Agganis Foundation

July 21, 2014
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Congratulations to the Harry Agganis Foundation on another successful Agganis Week. The Foundation presented 19 scholarships worth a total of $65,000, bringing the overall total to $1,627,000 in scholarships...

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From Our Readers

July 21, 2014
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Very disappointed To The Editor: I am deeply disappointed by the recent actions of Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College.  Mr. Lindsay recently signed a letter asking President Obama...

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Lynn Students Receive Scholarships for Health and Science Studies

July 21, 2014
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Twin sisters from Lynn English and a Lynn Tech student were this year’s recipients of the Richard and Ellen Penley Health and Science Scholarship. Megan Hansen, Karina Ross and...

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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth

July 11, 2014
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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth

Mother Nature briefly intervened with some inclement weather but Lynn residents finally had the opportunity to view the annual Fourth of July fireworks exhibition as part of the city’s...

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From NYU to NSMT: Eller Set to Star in ‘The Little Mermaid’

July 11, 2014
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From NYU to NSMT: Eller Set to Star in ‘The Little Mermaid’

Adrienne Eller had a most interesting journey to the lead role in the New England premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” that opened this week at North Shore Music...

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Wyoma in District 16 Final: Alcock, Anderson Hit Game-winning Home Runs

July 11, 2014
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Wyoma in District 16 Final: Alcock, Anderson Hit Game-winning Home Runs

The Wyoma Little League All-Star team is ready for the District 16 championship round tonight (Thursday) after winning four straight games and emerging from the winners’ bracket. Manager Rick...

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Patricia Hebert Named New Drewicz Principal

July 11, 2014
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Superintendent Dr. Catherine C. Latham announced the appointment of Patricia Hebert as principal of Drewicz Elementary School. Hebert had been serving as Program Specialist at Ingalls Elementary School. Hebert...

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A Great Tribute to John Hoffman

July 11, 2014
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In a first-class tribute to a first-class sportsman, long-time Lynn resident John Hoffman was honored at a special  dinner at the Nahant Country Club on June 19. First, we...

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Lynn Breakers Girls Soccer Head for International Play

July 11, 2014
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The Lynn Breakers U-18 Girls Soccer team fared well at this weekend’s Massachusetts Tournament of Champions winning 2 games and dropping 1. They finished their season with an overall...

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Gannon Junior Golf Clinic Returns

July 11, 2014
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The Gannon Junior Golf Clinic is continuing under the leadership of golf pro Dave Sibley at the Gannon Municipal Golf Course. Sibley is carrying on the popular youth golfing...

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Obituaries 07-10-2014

July 11, 2014
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Florence Tomczykowski Retired Lynn School Department Secretary Florence J. (Kolodziej) Tomczykowski of Lynn died July 4 at The Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers after a long illness. Born in...

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Fila Steps down as English Softball Coach

July 3, 2014
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Fila Steps down as English Softball Coach

Alisa Fila, head coach of the Lynn English High School softball team for 23 seasons, has stepped down from the position. Fila took over the Bulldogs’ softball program in...

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Supporting Rep. Crighton

July 3, 2014
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Supporting Rep. Crighton

A large group of supporters joined candidate for state representative Brendan Crighton at the opening of his campaign headquarters on Myrtle Street Tuesday night.

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Agganis All-star Game

July 3, 2014
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Agganis All-star Game

Lynn was well represented in the 53rd Agganis All-Star Football Game at Manning Field. Pictured, from left, are Agganis South All-Stars Roberto Brown (Tech), Zach Lozzi (English), Chris Tinkham...

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New DPW Commissioner Hall

July 3, 2014
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New DPW Commissioner Hall

Newly appointed Lynn DPW Commissioner Andy Hall is pictured with Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and members of his proud family at the oath-of-office ceremony at the Mayor’s office.

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