Monthly Archives: April 2010

Armenian flag raised at city hall

April 30, 2010
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Armenian flag raised at city hall

Keeping with her promise to open up city hall to the city’s many and numerous minorities, Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy last week took part in raising the Armenian Flag in front of Lynn City Hall. Last week’s flag raising was especially symbolic as this week marks the 95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian...

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Round Trippers – Gaudet, Bartlett clear the fences at Grace Rogato Field

April 30, 2010
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Round Trippers – Gaudet, Bartlett clear the fences at Grace Rogato Field

It’s an exclusive club for the feat that made Reggie Jackson “Mr. October” and Babe Ruth the greatest legend in all of sports. Classical softball players Fallon Gaudet and Chelsey Bartlett are now part of the Lynn softball home run sorority that has few members: those who have hit the ball out of Grace...

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Nash-Whitaker will speak at Lynn Classical graduation

April 30, 2010
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Keisha Nash-Whitaker will deliver the commencement address at the Lynn Classical High School Class of 2010 graduation ceremony in June. Principal Gene Constantino announced Monday that Nash-Whitaker, an alumna of Classical, a former model, cosmetics company owner, and the wife of Academy Award-winning actor, producer, and director Forest Whitaker, has accepted the school’s invitation...

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Hoffman remembers the late Silvio Cella

April 30, 2010
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Lynn sports broadcaster John Hoffman fondly remembered his family’s relationship with Silvio Cella, longtime Revere High athletic director and football coach, who died on April 14, 2010. Mr. Cella was 87 years old. “Silvio has always been a great friend of the Hoffman family,” said Hoffman. “He helped me with the Hoffman Football Jamboree...

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The advantages of rain

April 30, 2010
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March was one of the wettest months in history. Rainfall, at times, for days on end was torrential. All this rain had an impact on the local water situation, according to Lynn Water and Sewer executive director Daniel F. O’Neill. O’Neill reports that the four reservoir water supply system used by the city is...

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Lynn curfew works

April 30, 2010
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Ordinances generally don’t work as effectively as the curfew ordinance in this city. Passed in 1994, the curfew restricts those 18 and under from being out on the street between midnight and 6 a.m. The curfew is enforced therefore it is real – and not simply an ordinance that means well but is not...

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Obituaries 04-28-2010

April 30, 2010
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Shazi Mataj Electrician Shazi Mataj of Lynn died suddenly at home on April 21. He was 74 years old. After coming from Albania 18 years ago, he was an electrician for various contractors. Born in Albania, the son of the late Salikha (Oopeku) Mataj, he is survived by one son, Tony Mataj of Revere;...

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Mayor’s fundraiser attracts large crowd

April 21, 2010
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Mayor’s fundraiser attracts large crowd

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy celebrated her first 100 days in office with a fundraiser at the Porthole Pub Thursday night which attracted about 200 people. People from all walks of life attended the event, and which included a smattering of city hall officials, elected public officials, and prominent members of the business community who...

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First Lane – Classical swim star Katelyn Kidney will attend Bryant University

April 21, 2010
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Katelyn Kidney is destined for the Lynn Classical High School Hall of Fame one day but she’s still adding to her legacy as one of the city’s greatest female swimmers/athletes of all time. Kidney, the 2010 Lynn Female Swimmer of the Year, will be competing at the highest level of collegiate swimming when she...

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KIPP School building campus like facility

April 21, 2010
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When Josh Zoia came to Lynn about six years ago with the idea of opening a KIPP School, nearly every door that he had to get through was closed in order for him to achieve his dream come true. Six years later, Zoia has announced that the KIPP Academy, which has enjoyed local success,...

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