Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Lynn/Nahant Beach Reservation stench

August 21, 2012
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It is our understanding that Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Ed Lambert will be coming to our fair city and will be escorted on a tour of the beach area by our Representative Lori Ehrlich. He is coming here, no doubt, to explain away DCR’s laxity in scraping the algae from the beach...

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Obituaries 08-21-2012

August 21, 2012
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Helen Lundquist Hysil Retiree Helen M. Lundquist, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on August 9 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness. She was 74 years old. Born and raised in Revere, she was a 1955 graduate of Revere High School. For many years, she worked in the production department...

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Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament At Gannon

August 14, 2012
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Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament At Gannon

The Lynn Aarea Chamber of Commerce hosted a golf tournament Mmonday at Larry Gannon Mmunicipal Golf Course. Ppictured at the event is the team representing Wayne Aalarm, Rron Dalfonoso, LAaCC Executive Director Leslie Gould, Dana Encarnacao, Mmarino Cuozzo, LAaCC board member Christine Ppierce, and Kyle Leavitt.

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Conigliaro Launches La Chic Mentoring Plus

August 14, 2012
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Conigliaro Launches La Chic Mentoring Plus

Keisha Conigliaro, wife of former Major League Baseball player Billy Conigliaro, has started La Chic Mentoring Plus, a non-profit year-round, after-school mentoring program for girls and young women ages 8-21 and their families. Conigliaro and program officials held a fundraiser and silent auction Aug. 8 at a North Shore Navigators game at Fraser Field....

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The Fordham Family Fay Brothers of Lynn Will Reunite in Division 1 College Basketball

August 14, 2012
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The Fordham Family Fay Brothers of Lynn Will Reunite in Division 1 College Basketball

There’s only one place you would have expected the Fay brothers, Jake and Jared, to be this past weekend when there was some serious basketball being played in their hometown of Lynn. And that was right in the middle of the All-City League playoffs and HoganZ Tournament, displaying the type of potent skills that...

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KIPP School Opening New Facility Next Week

August 14, 2012
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KIPP School Opening New Facility Next Week

One of the truly amazing monuments to dramatic change in school education here begins next week with the opening of the new KIPP School – a 68,000 square foot mansion by comparison to most of the public schools in operation in this city. Almost 600 students will shortly fill the nearly $30 million structure...

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DCR Asleep at Wheel; Lambert is No Sullivan

August 14, 2012
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The Department of  Conservation and Recreation has failed miserably in carrying on the legacy left by former DCR Commissioner Rick Sullivan. Sullivan, now the governor’s chief environmental official, was a true friend to this city. He understood the Lynn/Nahant beach problem with the algae and he did something about it. For the first time...

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Obituaries 08-14-2012

August 14, 2012
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Charles ‘Chickie’ Femia Of Swampscott, formerly of Lynn Charles S. “Chickie” Femia of Swampscott, formerly of Lynn, died on August 11. He was the husband of Jane Ellingwood Femia; father of Charles S. Femia Jr. and his wife, Diane of Derry, NH, and the late Jayne Femia; grandfather of David and Daniel Femia, both...

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From Lynn to London: Lynn Schoolteacher Mccarriston Attends Summer Olympics

August 7, 2012
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From Lynn to London: Lynn Schoolteacher Mccarriston Attends Summer Olympics

Lynn schoolteacher Christine McCarriston has golden memories for a lifetime after returning from London where she attended the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. McCarriston, her husband Rick, a Swampscott Police officer, and their two daughters, Shanna, 17, and Jenna, 12, enjoyed a two-week trip to London and Paris that was highlighted by a taste of...

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Kelly Honda Donates $25k to Lynn Youth Soccer

August 7, 2012
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Kelly Honda Donates $25k to Lynn Youth Soccer

Kelly Honda of Lynn presented Lynn Youth Soccer the program’s largest donation ever during a ceremony July 30 at the car dealership on the Lynnway. Brian Kelly, president of Kelly Honda, gave the ceremonial $25,000 check to Marshall Hook, president of Lynn Youth Soccer, who accepted on behalf of board members, players, and coaches,...

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