Monthly Archives: June 2012

Agganis Week Begins

June 21, 2012
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One of the great events on the North Shore every year for student athletes is the Agganis Classics week. It is not only a tribute to one of Lynn’s most legendary athletes, Harry Agganis, but a final recognition for the outstanding student athletes who have performed in the area over the past four years....

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KIPP in the Limelight

June 21, 2012
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It is one thing to create and carry on with a very ambitious educational venue and to make it work above all odds and to enjoy great success. It is another thing to have a gaffe and have to apologize for it. This is exactly what has happened at KIPP, where educational excellence is...

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Obituaries 06-19-2012

June 21, 2012
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Herb Reed Founder of The Platters Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, June 26 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Regent Theater, 7 Medford St., Arlington Center for Herb (Herbert A. Reed) international entertainer and founder of Herb Reed’s Platters who died on Monday, June 4 at Kaplan Family...

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Chain of Kindness at Manning Field

June 12, 2012
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Chain of Kindness at Manning Field

The chain of kindness carried on to Manning Field exceeded expectations, reaching 1,650 feet in length.  One hundred Lynn students were at Manning to celebrate the collaboration between eleven Lynn schools on a project that encouraged students to work towards building kind and respectful school communities. For the past two years, Lynn English High...

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St. Mary’s Grad Receives West Point Appointment from Fellow Alumnus

June 12, 2012
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St. Mary’s Grad Receives West Point Appointment from Fellow Alumnus

Patrick Hogan, a 2011 St. Mary’s High School graduate, received his official appointment to the United States Military Academy on May 30 from Jack King, a St. Mary’s and West Point graduate. Hogan recently completed a year of prep school at Marian Military Academy in Alabama, which he attended on an Association of Graduates...

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St. Mary’s Grad Gill Re-elected Class President at Saint Anselm

June 12, 2012
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St. Mary’s Grad Gill Re-elected Class President at Saint Anselm

Capturing nearly 90 percent of the vote, Lynn native and St. Mary’s 2009 graduate Joe Gill was elected Tuesday to serve his third term as class president for the class of 2013 at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. This was the second consecutive election that Gill ran unopposed. Gill will be inaugurated along...

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Dog Owners Will Likely Have a Park

June 12, 2012
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It is very likely that a small section of Pine Grove Cemetery will be used as the site of a dog park – the first of its kind in the city of Lynn. Community Development Director Jamie Marsh was circumspect about the possibility following a vote by Pine Grove Cemetery directors who voted unanimously...

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Graduation 2012

June 12, 2012
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Lynn’s public high schools and St. Mary’s have held their graduations. Slightly more than 1000 Lynn students will shortly move on to colleges and universities or into the armed forces or into the business community. This year’s graduates enter a difficult society at a crossroads. Since the economy nearly collapsed in 2008, everything about...

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Obituaries 06-12-2012

June 12, 2012
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Janice Dalton Retired Receptionist Janice M. (Corso) Dalton of Winthrop died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on June 2. She was 66 years old. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Anderson Chiropractic as a receptionist. She was the beloved wife of Joseph M. ‘Joe’ Dalton. Born in Boston, the daughter...

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St. Mary’s Students Raise $3,000 for Homeless Children

June 6, 2012
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St. Mary’s Students Raise $3,000 for Homeless Children

Sister Linda Bessom SND of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (Lynn) paid an early visit to St. Mary’s High School on May 15, but students made sure it was well worth her while. St. Mary’s students who participate in Rachel’s Challenge – a service organization named for the first person killed in the...

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