Monthly Archives: April 2012

Obituaries 04-17-2012

April 17, 2012
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Mary MacDonald Died after long struggle with Alzheimers Disease Mary E. (Finnegan) MacDonald died in Revere on April 9 following a long struggle with Alzheimers Disease. She was 88 years old. She was the wife of the late George W. MacDonald; devoted mother of Brian K. MacDonald and his wife, Janice of Lynn and...

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Easter 2012

April 10, 2012
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Easter 2012

The Lynn Parks and Recreation Department held its annual Lunch with the Easter Bunny at Old Tyme Ital­ian Cuisine on Boston Street. In the photo above Collin Hart enjoy a visit with the Easter Bunny.

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Deveney Delivers: Well-known Writer Says That Pete Rose Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

April 10, 2012
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Deveney Delivers: Well-known Writer Says That Pete Rose  Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Sean Deveney is one of the nation’s foremost sportswriters and holds a vote for the Baseball Hall of Fame each year. Deveney, a graduate of Lynn English High School and prestigious Northwestern University, appeared as the guest speaker at the Lynn Museum on March 29, entertaining the audience with observations about the 1918 baseball...

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Joining Tgettis: Fiste is Coaching in Salem with His Former Mentor Jim Tgettis

April 10, 2012
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Joining Tgettis: Fiste is Coaching in Salem with His Former Mentor Jim Tgettis

Nick Fiste has loved the game of baseball from the very first time he stepped on the field in the Wy­oma Little League. Fiste went on from Little League to become the tournament MVP on the Lynn Babe Ruth 13-year-old All-Star team that won a state championship. His father, Steve Fiste, and Mark Cahill...

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Former VFW Treasurer Pleads Not Guilty

April 10, 2012
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The former treasurer of the Lynn VFW was arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court last week in connection with stealing more than $300,000 from the organization. The VFW is a non-profit. George Robertson, 65, a Lynn resident, faces charges of Larceny over $250 and with using the name of the VFW illegally. He entered a...

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MBTA Cuts Hurt Lynn and Other Communities

April 10, 2012
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The MBTA has cut a number of routes servicing Lynn and other North Shore communities. Five bus routes in all have been cut in the system wide effort to cut spending in order to meet a $160 million operating deficit that is looming. Those bus routes being cut in July serve Lynn, Marblehead, Salem...

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The Lack of Rain

April 10, 2012
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Lynn Woods has been the scene for the past few days of brush fires. With literally no snow during the winter and very little rain, we are about 7-9 inches short of where we ought to be for rainfall. In other words, the ground brush and earth is very dry and it tends to...

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Obituaries 04-10-2012

April 10, 2012
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John Hopkins GE Retiree John “Jack” Hopkins, a long-time resident of Peabody, died in peace at home on April 3 with his wife and two daughters by his side.  He was 79 years old. Born in Central Woods Harbour, Nova Scotia, he was raised in Revere by his parents, the late Cleveland and Vivian...

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Mix It Up Model School

April 3, 2012
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Mix It Up Model School

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has named Lynn English High School as a Mix It Up Model School for its exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among students and throughout campus during the 2011-12 school year. Shown above are the LEHS students who helped this program and award become a...

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Sakowich Recalls Lynn Lions Hoop Season

April 3, 2012
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Sakowich Recalls Lynn Lions Hoop Season

What would happen today if you placed all of Lynn’s best high school basketball players on one team? You’d have one very good basketball team representing the city and most likely competing for the state title every year. But that’s exactly what happened 50 years ago when the Lynn School Committee voted to merge...

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