Monthly Archives: December 2010

Huge Snowstorm Covers the City

December 28, 2010
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Huge Snowstorm Covers the City

An old fashioned Nor’Easter slammed New England Sunday night,coveringLynn with a deep snow cover, huge wind driven drifts, and a spectacle along the water during the high tides Sunday and especially Monday. Drifts went as high as four or five feet. Snowfall amounted to about two feet throughout the city. The city was turned...

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Woman of the Year

December 28, 2010
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Woman of the Year

Dr. Catherine Latham We haven’t always agreed with Dr. Latham but we have never questioned her sincerity or thought for one moment that everything she does is an effort at improving the Lynn Public School System. In many, many respects, Dr. Latham is an urban warrior, fighting the good fight at a time when...

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Man of the Year

December 28, 2010
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Man of the Year

Tim Phelan This year, we are delighted to name Council President Attorney Tim Phelan the Lynn Journal’s Man of the Year. Phelan one of the city’s best known and well-liked elected public officials has been a consistent ticket-topper and has served the city well as council president. Over the years, he has grown into...

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Finnigan Nets Hat trick as Lynn Jets Beat Marblehead

December 28, 2010
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The Lynn Jets high school ice hockey team made an early-season statement in a 5-3 victory over a strong Marblehead High team last Wednesday night at Connery Rink. But head coach Joe Conlon said the team won’t be looking back after one of the co-op (Classical and English) team’s biggest regular season wins in...

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Out with the Old, in with the New

December 28, 2010
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Another year of our lives is coming to a close. The year is ending not with a bang, but rather, with a whimper, as TS Eliot might have written of it. It was the best of years. It was the worst of years as Charles Dickens might have put it. Mark Twain wrote that...

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Obituaries 12-28-2010

December 28, 2010
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James Mambuca Member of American Legion and former Scout Master James L. “Jim” Mambuca of Revere, formerly of East Boston, died on December 24. A member of American Legion Post 65, he was a former Scout Master for many years. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn E (Bellissimo) Mambuca;  devoted father of Anthony...

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Disney Pass

December 21, 2010
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Disney Pass

St. Mary’s coasts past the competition in Florida tourneyThe St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team had enjoyed the full Disney experience: trips to the Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Universal Studios, and Animal Kingdom, a characters’ breakfast with Mickey and Donald and the crew, and Florida-like temperatures in the 70s. But there was still one...

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Lynn Board of Health Sanitary Inspector pays $5,000 civil penalty

December 21, 2010
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Daniel Dean, a sanitary inspector with the Lynn Board of Health, has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine and opted out of a hearing by admitting he repeatedly violated the state’s conflict of interest law. Dean had been acting as both an inspector and a constable since 2005. According to his statements given to...

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Christmas 2010

December 21, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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Obituaries 12-21-2010

December 21, 2010
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Annie Vacca Revere resident Annie (Mercurio) Vacca of Revere died on December 16. The beloved wife of the late Philip S. Vacca, she was the devoted mother of Diane Clanton of Saugus and Louis Vacca and his wife, Joan, of Melrose; cherished grandmother of Robert Conte of Saugus, Mark Clanton and his wife, Kristin,...

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