Monthly Archives: December 2012

It’s a Family Affair in Classical Hoop: Monta Connolly, Christine Connolly, Chelsea Rogers and Chenysse Hill Are Related

December 18, 2012
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When Lynn Classical girls basketball coach Tom Sawyer describes his team as a family, he means it. Four of the varsity players at Classical – 25 percent of the entire roster – are related. Senior Monta Connolly, junior Christine Connolly, and sophomore Chelsea Rogers are sisters. Their cousin is freshman Chenysse Hill. Connolly, the...

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The Outrage at Newtown, CT

December 18, 2012
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In the morning and early afternoon hours of last Friday, virtually every parent looked at their children – whether those children were young or old – and felt the terror that parents in Newtown felt. It was too easy to imagine the screams of little six-year-old children facing down the real “monster under the...

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St. Mary’s Cross Country Teams Enjoy Successful Season

December 18, 2012
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In only its second year of cross country after almost a decade hiatus, the St Mary’s  cross-country team has a total of 49 boys and girls competing this fall.   One of the season’s highlights was that the boys team captured the Catholic Conference League freshman/sophomore meet which was held at Bishop Fenwick with a...

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Obituaries 12-18-2012

December 18, 2012
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June ‘June Bug’ Legro Former GE Punch Press Operator June E. “June Bug” (Channell) Legro of Peabody died December 10 at her son’s home after a long illness.   She was 82 years old. The beloved wife of the late James L. “Whitey” Legro, Sr., she was born in Lynn, daughter of the late Fred...

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Arts After Hours Launches New Season

December 11, 2012
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Arts After Hours Launches New Season

Arts After Hours held its annual gala Saturday at the Lynn Museum Saturday night to help raise funds for the 2013 season of theater. Corey Jackson, managing director of Arts After Hours, was pleased with the large turnout at the kickoff event for the new season. “This is a great event, people downtown supporting...

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Sawyer Reconnects to Hoop History : Assistant Coaches Donovan, Saranteas Were Key Players on 20-0 Classical Team in 2004

December 11, 2012
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Sawyer Reconnects to Hoop History : Assistant Coaches Donovan, Saranteas Were Key Players on 20-0 Classical Team in 2004

They are together again, a link to one of the greatest seasons in the history of Lynn girls basketball. Head coach Tom Sawyer, an assistant coach of the 2004 Lynn Classical girls basketball team that went 20-0 and advanced to the Division 1 North finals at Tsongas Center, has two players from that team,...

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Cerulli is MVP : St. Pius School Eighth Grader Leads Hoop Team to Finals in Top Tournament

December 11, 2012
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Cerulli is MVP : St. Pius School Eighth Grader Leads  Hoop Team to Finals in Top Tournament

Michael Cerulli showed that he’s one of the best eighth grade basketball players in the area, receiving the MVP Award in the 39th Annual Brother Anthony CFX Tournament at Malden Catholic High School. Cerulli, a 5-foot-6-inch point guard for the St. Pius School varsity, led his team to the championship game of the tournament...

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The Silent Killer

December 11, 2012
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With the heating season upon us, now is the time for residents to check their homes to make sure that they have carbon monoxide alarms and that they are in operation.  A winter season does not pass without some home heating-related tragedies,  with people dying from carbon monoxide poisoning. What brings this to the...

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Rudolph is Ready for New Season

December 11, 2012
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Brianna Rudolph is ready for her junior season in the St. Mary’s High girls basketball program. A somewhat spectacular driving, left-handed layin in the Paul Duchane basketball jamboree sent the message that she’s ready to reestablish herself as one of the most exciting and talented players on the North Shore this season. Also exciting...

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Obituaries 12-11-2012

December 11, 2012
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Ronald Bennett Retired Lithographer, Saugus School Custodian and Excellent Athlete Ronald P. Bennett of Saugus died in Blueberry Hill Nursing Home on December 10 after a long illness. He was 83 years old. Born in Chelsea, the husband of Florence (LeBlanc) Bennett and the son of Walter and Stella (Marchand) Bennett, he was raised...

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