Monthly Archives: September 2009

…at High Rock Tower

September 24, 2009
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…at High Rock Tower

There is an observatory in Lynn – an actual observatory where you can view the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, the craters of the Moon – in downtown Lynn. Believe it or not, the historic High Rock Tower that looms above Essex, High Rock and Rockaway streets houses an impressive 12-inch Meade...

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Clancy primary defeat defines the moment

September 24, 2009
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Councillor-at-Large Judith Flanagan Kennedy’s stunning primary defeat of Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy was a wake-up call for the mayor and a spectacular win for the woman who would be mayor. Not only did Flanagan Kennedy score 200 votes more than Clancy, but she did it with a write-in campaign, arguably the most difficult type...

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LCHC opens new eye care center

September 24, 2009
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Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) celebrated the grand opening of its LCHC Eye Care Services during a ceremony on September 15 at the new facility located on the fifth floor at 23 Central Avenue in Lynn. Eye Care Services is an affiliate of the New England Eye Institute and the New England College of...

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The primary results

September 24, 2009
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Lynn voters should be ashamed of themselves, considering only 14 percent of 41,000 registered voters came out to cast a ballot last week. This vote proves that people were largely disinterested in the primary. It also showed that Lynn voters could be motivated for a candidate in a special type situation, which was the...

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Lynn Community Health Center – Eye Care Services opens

September 24, 2009
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The Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) opened its eye care services center last week. An anonymous donor and start-up funding from Partners Health Care totaling $400,000 made the opening possible. For Lori Abrams Berry, the indomitable executive director of the LCHC, this was a day when a dream came true. The ribbon cutting at...

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Obituaries – 9/23/09

September 24, 2009
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Hilda D’Amico Revere resident Hilda (Taglieri) D’Amico of Revere, beloved wife of the late Aggripino “Joe” D’Amico, died on September 14. She was the devoted mother of Lorna D’Amico of Lynnfield, dear sister of Alfred and Leo Taglieri and the late Jean Falabella, Henry, Emilio and Louis Taglieri, and the beloved aunt of many....

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Lending a helping hand – Student Volunteers Invaluable to Lynn’s My Brother’s Table

September 19, 2009
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Lending a helping hand – Student Volunteers Invaluable to Lynn’s My Brother’s Table

By Sarah Phelan It is very rare to hear a story reported about Lynn teens that doesn’t involve some sort of guns, drugs, or other types of reckless behavior. We don’t hear about students who are not texting as they are driving, or not circulating questionable photographs of their friends, not tagging local homes...

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Dunnigan wins Hill Sportsmanship Award

September 19, 2009
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Dunnigan wins Hill Sportsmanship Award

By Cary Shuman Cullen Dunnigan slugged 20 home runs this season in Wyoma Little League, but it’s his positive and helpful attitude off the field that endears him to his teammates and friends. Cullen, a graduating player from the Wyoma Little League, is the 2009 recipient of the William “Sonny Man” Hill Sportsmanship Award....

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Primary Day – Mayor’s race dominates local interest

September 19, 2009
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By Joshua Resnek Mayor Edward “Chip” Clancy faces a test of sort Tuesday as Lynn goes to the polls in a primary that finds the mayor challenged by a newcomer David Rohnstock and Judith Flanagan Kennedy, a councilor-at-large running for mayor on stickers. This is a test of the mayor’s strength, of the voters’...

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Obituaries – 9/17/09

September 19, 2009
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Edward Keaney, 82 Longtime Eucharistic Minister at Holy Family Church Edward W. “Eddie” Keaney, a lifelong resident of Lynn, died peacefully on September 8 in Salem Hospital, following a long illness.  He was 82 years old. Born in Lynn, son of the late Francis J. and Theresa (McDermott) Keaney, he attended Lynn schools and,...

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