Monthly Archives: July 2011

LHAND Awards Scholarships to 25 Students

July 26, 2011
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LHAND Awards Scholarships to 25 Students

The Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development (LHAND) presented college scholarships totaling $22,500 to 25 high school seniors from Lynn. The scholarships are funded by LHAND employee fundraising events and donations from local businesses. LHAND has awarded $133,000 in scholarships since 1999. “This is our most successful year of assisting Lynn resident high school...

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Erekson, Coppinger Shine in Bay State Games

July 26, 2011
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Erekson, Coppinger Shine in Bay State Games

Lynn Classical’s Jennie Erekson and Mackenzie Coppinger proved that they belong among the elite high softball players in Massachusetts with their performances in the annual Bay State Games. Erekson, a third baseman, and Coppinger, a pitcher, helped lead the Northeast team to a bronze medal in the Games that bring together the top high...

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Community Policing Adds Patrols Downtown

July 26, 2011
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More police officers have been placed on patrol in the downtown area. The increase in police presence began last Friday and is intended to stem the spike in violent crime in the downtown area during the warm weather. For the second year in a row, Lynn has received federal funding to pay for the...

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Heat Wave is Over; Danger is Everywhere

July 26, 2011
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Lynn is a beach city so when it gets hot, Lynn goes down to the beach. This is exactly what Lynners and everyone else did last week. It got so intensely hot that many of us were at a loss about how to come to terms with the heat and even at the beach...

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Obituaries 07-26-2011

July 26, 2011
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Eva Coakley Worked for Blue Cross-Blue Shield Eva L. “Symone” (Humphries) Coakley of Saugus died on July 22 at a local nursing home. She was 89 years old. Born in Saugus, the daughter of the late William C. and Eva L. (Beauchain) Humphries and the wife of the late John J. Coakley, she was...

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McDonald Earns Agganis MVP Award

July 19, 2011
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McDonald Earns Agganis MVP Award

Tyllor McDonald said he learned all about the legendary Harry Agganis in the days leading up to the Agganis Football Classic. “I read the story about him in the program – it sounds like he was great,” said McDonald. “I can’t believe all that he accomplished. It was an honor to play in...

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Councilor at Large Slate Still Growing

July 19, 2011
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There are now ten councilor at large candidates. The candidates are: Council President Tim Phelan, Councillors Daniel Cahill, Paul Crowley, and Stephen Duffy and there are the challengers, Gordon “Buzzy” Barton, George Meimeteas, Calvin Anderson, Miguel Funez, Hong Net and Robert Clay Walsh. If all things are equal, Phelan tops the ticket as he’s...

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John Pace as Whistleblower;a Defense Without Cause

July 19, 2011
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When John Pace was fired from his job a few weeks back following his abortive effort to fire the man who fired him, many people around Lynn City Hall thought they were done with Mr. Pace. But he has proven again he doesn’t want to leave, even though he has left and that he...

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The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

July 19, 2011
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The loss to Japan by the U.S. women’s soccer team over the weekend was really hard to take. The US women were so, so good, and they seemed so destined for the World Cup, that it came as a terrible shock when they lost to the Japanese decisively following a series of penalty shots....

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Obituaries 07-19-2011

July 19, 2011
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Paul Thomas King Lynn resident Paul Thomas King of Lynn died on July 2. He was 48 years old. He was born and raised in Malden, the son of the late Thomas and Leona (Rettmeier) King and has lived in Lynn for the past 11 years. He is survived by his grandmother Corinne Diluigi...

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