Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hail to the Chief: McDonald Takes over Lynn Fire Department

January 29, 2013
By
Hail to the Chief: McDonald Takes over Lynn Fire Department

For someone who grew up wanting to be a cop, Jimmy McDonald has done pretty well as a firefighter. So well, in fact, that as of 0800 hours on Jan. 20, McDonald officially took over as chief of the Lynn Fire Department, becoming the 18th man to lead the department in its 163-year history....

Read more »

Community Service: English Girls Help out Lynn Pee Wee Hoop League

January 29, 2013
By
Community Service: English Girls Help out Lynn Pee Wee Hoop League

The Lynn English girls basketball team is bearing down on another Northeastern Conference championship but head coach Fred Hogan and his Lady Bulldogs are proving to be winners off the court as well. The English players are teaching the game and helping to spread the joy of the sport to enthusiastic kids (ages 3-7)...

Read more »

Market Basket Will Be a Great Addition to City

January 29, 2013
By

Lynn residents who have visited a Market Basket store in nearby communities, especially Chelsea – where the DeMoulas family has built one of the largest and most impressive supermarkets in all of New England – know what a great addition a new Market Basket will be to this city. In addition to the more...

Read more »

Obituaries 01-29-2013

January 29, 2013
By

Bruce Finkle Of New Hampshire and Swampscott Bruce N. Finkle of New Hampshire and Swampscott died recently. He was 64 years old. He was the husband of Diane Finkle; son of Mildred and the late Samuel Finkle; father of Joanna Colls Finkle, stepfather of Joseph A. Foistner II, Esq. and brother of Ellen (Finkle)...

Read more »

A Successful Road Trip: Sanders, Spartans Beat the Best in Western, Central Massachusetts

January 22, 2013
By
A Successful Road Trip: Sanders, Spartans Beat the Best in Western, Central Massachusetts

How good is the St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team? Very good. Make that one-of-the-elite teams in-the-state level good. Coach Jeff Newhall’s Lady Spartans beat one of the best teams in western Massachusetts, undefeated Sabis, 54-36, in the Spalding Hoop Classic last Thursday at the James Naismith Court on the campus of Springfield...

Read more »

Four Are in Casino License Process: Suffolk Downs Ready for Challenge

January 22, 2013
By
Four Are in Casino License Process: Suffolk Downs Ready for Challenge

Surprise and intrigue came last Tuesday for those following the casino discussion, with one mysterious proposal from Chicago developer Neil Bluhm joining proposals by Las Vegas gaming magnate Steve Wynn, Suffolk Downs owners and an older proposal in Milford as Phase I casino license applicants in Greater Boston – each paying a $400,000 licensing...

Read more »

Walsh to Step Down as Lynn English Spring Track Coach

January 22, 2013
By

John Walsh has coached for ten straight seasons at Lynn English High School but he will be taking a break this spring. Walsh, the boys cross country and indoor track coach, told the Lynn Journal that he will not be returning as the Bulldogs’ outdoor coach for the 2013 spring season. “I’m just a...

Read more »

Remembering Rev. King: A Great Man Who Stood Up for the Rights of Everybody

January 22, 2013
By

For those of us of a certain age, it is hard to imagine that 2013 will mark 45 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in Memphis while he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Recalling the news of his murder still brings chills and a deep sense...

Read more »

Obituaries 01-22-2013

January 22, 2013
By

Antonio Javier Syrakos Music Lover, Outdoorsman and Hiker, Involved in Lynn Youth Soccer Antonio Javier Syrakos of Lynn died unexpectedly on January 10 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He was 22 years old. The son of Paul and Doris (Canatta) Syrakos of Lynn, he was born in Paraguay and was adopted by Paul and Doris when...

Read more »

Bentley is Lynn Grassa-Cal for The Day

January 15, 2013
By
Bentley is Lynn Grassa-Cal for The Day

The Lynn Classical girls basketball teams, under the direction of head coach Tom Grassa, made its annual journey to Bentley University in Waltham for a college basketball doubleheader. The teams greeted former Classical basketball star Jasper Grassa, a starting guard for the Bentley team, before the Falcons’ game against Pace University. Front row, from...

Read more »

Recent Activity

Full Print Edition