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An Icon in the Banking Industry:Holbrook Honored for His Outstanding Career at Eastern Bank

September 22, 2016
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An Icon in the Banking Industry:Holbrook Honored for His Outstanding Career at Eastern Bank

By Cary Shuman   Richard E. Holbrook, retiring chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank, was honored at a Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) breakfast Sept. 15 at the Nahant Country Club. Holbrook will retire from his position on Dec. 31, concluding an outstanding tenure during which Eastern quintupled its total assets to more...

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Volunteer Extraordinaire:Dave Raymond is Retiring from Greater Lynn Babe Ruth

September 22, 2016
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Volunteer Extraordinaire:Dave Raymond is Retiring from Greater Lynn Babe Ruth

By Joyce Erekson Volunteers are the lifeblood of the city’s youth sports organizations and when one decides it’s time to move on, the hole can be deep and tough to fill. Greater Lynn Babe Ruth jack of all jobs Dave Raymond is calling it...

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Lynn Residents Compete in Element Care PACE Olympics

September 22, 2016
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Rio had the international Olympics and the Paralympics, but let’s not forget Lynn’s Olympians.  Twenty-six Lynn residents all over 55 years of age fulfilled their Olympic dreams at the 5th Annual Element Care PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) Olympics on Thursday,...

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NSCC Honored Nationally for Advancing Opportunities for Low-Income Students

September 22, 2016
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North Shore Community College (NSCC) is in the top 25 community colleges nationally to advance opportunities for low-income students according to the U.S. Department of Education. Furthermore, NSCC is...

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New England Singing Groups Invited to Audition for WGBH’s Singing Competition

September 22, 2016
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WGBH’s televised choral competition Sing That Thing! is heading into its third season, and we’re excited to see the talent and creativity that New England singing groups will bring...

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Letter to the Editor

September 22, 2016
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I find it necessary to respond to an article by Mr. Daniel O’Neill in the Item on September 8, 2016. The article was not authorized or approved by the...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many...

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Lynn City Champions

September 15, 2016
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Lynn City Champions

Lynn English’s Tora Ueland kneels to the ground after St. Mary’s Codi Butt (16) scores another goal for the rival during the Lynn Soccer Tournament. The tournament brought all...

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Coppinger Wins Democratic Nomination for Sheriff

September 15, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Lynn Police Kevin Coppinger easily beat a field of five other contenders last Thursday, September 8, to secure the Democratic nomination to be the next...

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St Mary’s Girls Win Lynn City Tournament Title

September 15, 2016
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By Joyce Erekson The St. Mary’s girls soccer team had to reshuffle the deck this fall after graduating eight players and losing it’s top four scorers to a combination...

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English Boys Win Lynn City Soccer Tournament

September 15, 2016
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By Joyce Erekson The  Lynn City Soccer Tournament championship trophy has found a new home on Goodridge Street. The English High boys rode a spectacular game in net by...

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Taraskiewicz Murder Still Fresh After All These Years

September 15, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The year that Susan “Su” Taraskiewicz was murdered she helped her mother Marlene celebrate her 50th birthday in June. Three months later Su was found...

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Saugus’ Migliore Wins Chance to Face Wong:Former Moulton Staffer Hopes to Debate Incumbent Prior to Nov. 8

September 15, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Saugus native and political newcomer Jennifer Migliore easily beat challenger Saritin Rizzuto in the Democratic Primary for State Representative in the 9th Essex District last...

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Edson Produces Mothers Rap to End Gun Violence

September 15, 2016
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Guns N’ Mothers (www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQkDexOeFAk) is a spoken word/rap piece written from an anguished mother’s perspective as a plea for action to end gun violence in America! There are over...

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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when...

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New Golf Bags for Student Golfers

September 8, 2016
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New Golf Bags for Student Golfers

Members of the Lynn English, Lynn Classical and St. Mary’s High School teams received new golf bags from the Gannon Building Association this past Thursday, Sept. 1 at Gannon...

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Beliveau Announces Plans for Babe Ruth Awards Banquet:World Series Team Will Be Honored

September 8, 2016
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Beliveau Announces Plans for Babe Ruth Awards Banquet:World Series Team Will Be Honored

By Cary Shuman Greater Lynn Babe Ruth (GLBR) President Jim Beliveau has announced that the annual awards banquet will be held on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. at...

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St. Mary’s Students Hit the Road to Check Out Colleges

September 8, 2016
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More than 100 St. Mary’s High School students took advantage of a new program to get an up-close look at some New England colleges this summer. The College Prep...

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Sports 09-06-2016

September 8, 2016
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Lynn English High School athlete DeLeon, named a Triple-Impact Competitor Cynthia DeLeon, a senior lacrosse, soccer, and swimming athlete at Lynn English High School in Lynn, Massachusetts, was named...

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Lynn English 50th Class ReUnion

September 1, 2016
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Lynn English 50th Class ReUnion

The Lynn English High School Class of 1966 celebrated its 50th Reunion Saturday night in Wakefield. Pictured at the reunion are, from left, Robert Barnard, Francie Avadanian Sudak, who...

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Money Talking in Sheriff’s Race:Coppinger,Marks and Jajuga Lead the Fundraising Race in Campaign for Essex Sheriff

September 1, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Essex County voters will head to the polls in just over a week to whittle the field of 13 candidates for Essex County Sheriff down...

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State to Host Sept 7 Meeting About Route 107

September 1, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. State officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will visit Lynn on Wednesday, September 7 at Lynn English Auditorium from 6 to 8 p.m.,...

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Police Briefs 08-30-2016

September 1, 2016
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Police arrest two, seize guns and drugs Lynn police arrested Gary Freeman, 20 and Braulio Torres, 21, each of Lynn, after being flagged down by a 17-year old Lynn...

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Time Warp to Lynn in the 1800’s Coming September 17

September 1, 2016
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Join the Lynn Community Association on September 17th for a free tour of a Lynn icon in history—visit the Grand Army of the Republic Museum at 58 Andrews Street...

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