Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Annual Armenian Picnic

August 28, 2012
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The Annual Armenian Picnic

Shown trading Armenian recipes and enjoying the company of one another at the annual Armenian picnic in Haverhill this weekend are Claire Avadanian Cavanagh, Walter Proodian, Bob Colombonian (founder of Colombo Yogurt) and Francie Avadanian Sudak.

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Hunter is the One : West Lynn American All-star Receives Sonny Man Hill Award

August 28, 2012
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Hunter is the One : West Lynn American All-star Receives Sonny Man Hill Award

David Hunter almost quit playing baseball after just starting in the T-Ball Division seven years ago. “When I wanted to quit, my father helped me through it and told me to keep going – he was a big help,” the 12-year-old West Lynn American graduate said Sunday. Hunter grew...

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Jimmy Fund Radio-telethon Raises More Than $3.3 Million

August 28, 2012
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Jimmy Fund Radio-telethon Raises More Than $3.3 Million

The 11th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on August 21 and 22 raised more than $3.3 million to support adult and pediatric care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Contributions came in from all 50 states and around the world to help in the fight against cancer. The event has raised...

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Looking at the City : It is All Very Hush Hush

August 28, 2012
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There has been some talk about the possibility of a huge development by foreign investors on a big parcel of land on the ocean behind the Walmart. I’m not at liberty to give particulars but the city is apparently talking with foreign investors – Southeast Asian businessmen with deep, deep pockets – about putting...

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The Summer of 2012

August 28, 2012
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For those of us who regret the end of summer, who refuse to believe that it is nearly done, well, it is that time of the year again when summer is breathing its last breath, when each day at the beach is one of the last days at the beach this season, and when...

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Obituaries 08-28-2012

August 28, 2012
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Mary Page Active in Many Winthrop Organizations Mary Ann (Hoffman) Page of Winthrop died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on August 23. She was 80 years old. Mrs. Page was a member of the Winthrop Catholic Woman’s Club, T.O.P.S., Winthrop Senior Center and a former member of the Sea Side Tappers. The beloved wife...

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Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass wants you to Join in on the Fun

August 21, 2012
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass wants you to Join in on the Fun

Just because the new school year is around the corner, doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts provides exciting and education­al programs, year round, for all girls entering grades K-12. Lynn Girl Scouts will kick-off the year by hosting a Girl Scout sign up day Saturday, September 22 at...

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Gold Medal Moment: Antonia Vinciarelli Attends Celebration for Olympic Medalist Kayla Harrison

August 21, 2012
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Gold Medal Moment: Antonia Vinciarelli Attends Celebration for Olympic Medalist Kayla Harrison

Antonia Vinciarelli said when Kayla Harrison of Marblehead won the judo gold medal in the Olympics in London, “I was in tears. I was screaming at my television and going nuts. It was amazing to watch because she did make history and especially as a female, it was unbelievable in the sport of judo.”...

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Red Sox Legend John Pesky Laid to Rest; Dead at 93

August 21, 2012
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Red Sox Legend John Pesky Laid to Rest; Dead at 93

Johnny Pesky adopted Lynn many decades ago as his hometown away from his hometown. Even though when he died last week he was a resident of Swampscott – and a longtime resident at that – Pesky had a real love for Lynn and at one time had actually lived here. He knew Lynn inside...

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Dazzling on the Diamond Tim Burt Recalls His Great Career at St. Mary’s HS

August 21, 2012
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Tim Burt has a scrapbook full of great memories of his high school baseball career at St. Mary’s High School. As a senior left-hander in the 1990 season, he pitched a no-hitter on the night that the school retired St. Mary’s great Tony Conigliaro’s baseball jersey and named the gymnasium in his honor. “That...

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