Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lynn Lightning Win Softball Tournament

June 28, 2011
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Lynn Lightning Win Softball Tournament

The Lynn Lightning team faced competition from all around New England going 5-1 over the 2 days.  In Sunday’s Championship game the Lightning were down 1-0 to the Franklin, MA Fusion entering the bottom of the 7th and scored 2 runs for the victory.  With one out in the 7th inning Lauren Pohlmeyer laced...

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Yawkey Scholars Program Awards $1 Million to Students from Mass.

June 28, 2011
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Yawkey Scholars Program Awards $1 Million to Students from Mass.

This spring the Yawkey Foundations awarded scholarships to 22 high school seniors from Massachusetts. Each of the recipients displayed a high level of academic achievement, leadership potential and was involved in a balance of community, school and work activities.  The 2011 Yawkey Scholars include Kaitlyn Farmer, a 2011 graduate of Lynn English High School...

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Warren Named Globe Coach of the Year

June 28, 2011
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The Lynn Classical softball program’s 21-win season has earned its leader one of the state’s most esteemed awards: Boston Globe Coach of the Year. Chris Warren, Classical softball coach for the past 12 seasons, received the Globe’s top honor in the newspaper’s All-Scholastic edition Sunday. Classical won the Northeastern Conference Large title with a...

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GE Contracted Janitors are on Unfair Labor Practice Strike

June 28, 2011
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What: 24-hour unfair labor practice strike and picket by Complete Cleaning employees that clean General Electric plant in Lynn to combat Complete Cleaning’s retaliatory firing of workers and other illegal unfair labor practices Where: General Electric plant at 1100 Western Ave, Lynn, Mass. When: 24-hour strike announced for Monday June 27, planned to last...

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LynnCam in the Hot Seat; Mayor Should Back Off

June 28, 2011
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By all accounts, it appears as though the mayor, her minions and the daily are making an attempt to oust the President of LynnCam’s Board of Directors, Karen Chapman. Ms. Chapman, we believe, does an admirable job of running LynnCam in the absence of an executive director. As a LynnCam viewer, this writer can...

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A Plan for a Brand: Mayor Kennedy Considers Marketing Campaign for the City

June 22, 2011
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A Plan for a Brand: Mayor Kennedy Considers Marketing Campaign for the City

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy announced at a Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast Friday that the city is considering a new branding and marketing campaign for the city. “I was approached a couple of weeks ago by the EDIC who brought this really incredible branding/marketing campaign that somebody had devised as part of a...

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Clancy Tournament will Continue in 2012

June 22, 2011
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We are pleased to announce that after a meeting between Edward ‘Chip’ Clancy, Frank Carey, Gary Molea, Jeff Newhall and Bill Devin, that the Clancy Tournament will continue for many years to come on Memorial Day weekend at Fraser Field. Following are some of the adjustments made to the tournament with some other details...

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The Mayor’s 18 Month State of City Comments

June 22, 2011
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Detailing her 18 months in office at Gannon Golf Course on the clubhouse deck last week at the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy concentrated, and rightly so, on public safety and what she has done to improve the enforcement portion of the equation. To her credit, she noted the hiring...

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Obituaries 06-21-2011

June 22, 2011
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Joncarlos Perez 2011 graduate of Peabody High School Joncarlos Perez of Peabody died on June 11 as a result of a car accident while on vacation in the Dominican Republic. He was 18 years old. An avid student of mixed-martial arts at Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts in Salem, he leaves behind an incredible...

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When They Show Up Good Things Happen

June 22, 2011
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The mayor’s speech to Chamber members at Gannon was well attended and well received. Kudos to Executive Director Leslie Gould, Joanne Power, and Sandra Lewis. They put together a great program and drew a big crowd and it was all done in a professional manner. Good things happen when they show up to do...

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