Monthly Archives: July 2012

Volunteer Service: Scranton Receives Alice O’Neil Award

July 24, 2012
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Volunteer Service: Scranton Receives Alice O’Neil Award

Steve Scranton Sr. received the Alice O’Neil Volunteer Award Saturday at the Alice O’Neil Challenger Little League Banquet. Board member Donley Cennami presented the 55-year-old league president the prestigious award that is named in memory of O’Neil, the former District 16 administrator who founded the Lynn Challenger Little League 22 years ago. Cennami said...

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Beauty in Giving Back: One-year-old Bobbi Merryman Wins Pageant Title While Parents Donate to the Community

July 24, 2012
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Beauty in Giving Back: One-year-old Bobbi Merryman Wins Pageant Title While Parents Donate to the Community

Bobbi Merryman celebrated her first birthday in May – and she already has a pageant title. The daughter of Robert and Christy Merryman of Lynn, Bobbi participated in the Miss Heart of the USA Pageant at the Holiday Inn in Peabody and took home the Most Photogenic, Best Eyes, and Viewer’s Choice awards. She...

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One Man Shot Dead After Police Car Rammed Three Others Are Arraigned

July 24, 2012
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A man spotted by police near to Essex Street Sunday night about 9:30 p.m. carrying what appeared to be a rifle or shot-gun got into a car with others and drove off with a second car following. Lynn Police and a State Police officer who witnessed the man walking near to Essex Street with...

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The Summer of 2012

July 24, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. The mass murder and shooting of so many innocents last week at a movie-plex in Aurora goes to prove once again how chance and fate often mix and with the worst possible results. However, it is...

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Obituaries 07-24-2012

July 24, 2012
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Mary ‘Yvonne’ Goodwin Of Florida, formerly of East Boston Mary (LeBlanc) Goodwin of Kissimmee, Florida, formerly of East Boston, died on July 20. She was the beloved wife of the late John R. Goodwin, Sr. of Kissimmee, Florida,  mother of John Goodwin. Jr. and his wife, Lorianne of Revere, the late Corrinne Goodwin of...

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Baseball Royalty: Conigliaro Family at Fraser Field

July 18, 2012
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Baseball Royalty: Conigliaro Family at Fraser Field

Boston baseball royalty in the form of the Conigliaro family was in Lynn Friday night when the North Shore Navigators invited the Nahant Little League Minor League champion Athletics team to take part in pre-game festivities at Fraser Field. The Athletics have two young players on their roster whose names are sure to bring...

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For the Sport of It: Levine Enjoying Internship with the Navigators

July 18, 2012
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While North Shore Navigators players perform on the field with the dream of playing Major League Baseball, there are college students behind the scenes who are pursuing careers in professional sports one day as well. One Navigators intern who holds that dream is Allie Levine, a 2011 graduate of Peabody High School and a...

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LEHS 1942 Classmates Sought for 70th High School Reunion

July 18, 2012
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Ted Vallas is the head of public relations for the Lynn English High School Class of 1942 and he’s heading up the reunion effort of getting out the message to those who graduated in that class, most of whom are 87 or older today. Vallas, for many years was a columnist for the Lynn...

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Gang Activity Drops

July 18, 2012
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Police Chief Kevin Coppinger has noted, and quite rightly, that gang activity in the city of Lynn has dropped substantially. Those of us who live here and who are proud to call this place our home are pleased to learn of the drop-off in gang activity. It is recently noticeable especially because there has...

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Learning from Revere’s Sand Sculpture Festival

July 18, 2012
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Hundreds of thousands of people descended upon Revere Beach for the annual sand sculpture competition last weekend. During Saturday evening’s fireworks display, the crowd watching was estimated to be perhaps the largest crowd at Revere Beach since the 1940’s – a crowd which stretched from the start of the beach nearly up to Kelly’s...

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