Monthly Archives: April 2013

Debbie Plunkett Announces Her Candidacy for Ward One Seat on Lynn City Council

April 16, 2013
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Debbie Plunkett Announces  Her Candidacy for Ward One Seat on Lynn City Council

“There is a job available every two years for the position of Ward One City Councilor and I want the job,” said Debbie Plunkett.  She has been knocking on doors in Ward One asking neighbors for their support and she will continue to do so in the months to come. Plunkett kicked off her...

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Lynn Students on Dean’s List at Marian Court

April 16, 2013
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Lynn Students on Dean’s List at Marian Court

The following students from Lynn were named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Marian Court College in Swampscott: (from left) Robyn Gaines, Jessica Gambale, Ashley Curtin and Jacob Fernandez. They are pictured with Marian Court President Dr. Denise A. Hammon.

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Girls Inc.: 70 Years of Inspiring Girls and Young Women

April 16, 2013
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We congratulate Girls Inc., an outstanding Lynn organization, for “70 years of inspiring girls and to be strong, smart and bold.” The Lynn Journal was invited to attend the 25th Annual Celebration Luncheon on April 11 and we had the opportunity to learn more about the great things Girls Inc. is doing for girls...

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Obituaries 04-16-2013

April 16, 2013
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John Fern Retired Chelsea Police Patrolman, Recipient of Three Citations John Fern, a retired Chelsea Police Patrolman, passed away at the North Shore Medical Center – Salem Hospital on April 9 following a long illness. He was 76 years old. Born in Chelsea, he attended local schools. He was a United States Marine Corps...

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English Valedictorian Jake Meagher Admitted to Harvard College

April 9, 2013
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English Valedictorian  Jake Meagher Admitted  to Harvard College

Jake Meagher, the top-ranked student in the Lynn English High School Class of 2013, has been accepted to Harvard College in Cambridge. Meagher learned of his acceptance to the nation’s most prestigious university while returning from a preseason trip to Cape Cod with the Lynn English baseball team. “I received a phone message from...

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Spartans Soccer Standout Scores Scholarship from Merrimack

April 9, 2013
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Spartans Soccer Standout Scores Scholarship from Merrimack

Alexander “Xan” Alleyne has soccer in his blood, so there was never much question that he would play at a high level — if, that is, he took care of other matters, namely academics. “I know what type of soccer player he is, but soccer was first and everything else was second,” recalled Alleyne’s...

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Lynn Youth Soccer Team Remembers Sandy Hook Students

April 9, 2013
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Lynn Youth Soccer Team Remembers Sandy Hook Students

The Lynn Youth Soccer Breakers girls team is paying tribute this season to the Sandy Hook Elementary School students and staff members who were killed in a tragic incident on Dec. 14, 2012 at the school in Newtown, Connecticut. Tim Phelan, head coach of the Breakers and president of the Lynn City Council, said...

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Beyond the Soccer Field: Lynn Youth Players Learning Important Lessons

April 9, 2013
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Lynn Youth Soccer is one of the city’s largest individual sports organizations, providing superior instruction to young players, many who move on to play at the high school level and beyond. Playing youth sports is also about learning  teamwork, good will and sportsmanship while developing an understanding that there are important events that happen...

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Barton Announces for Re-election to Councilor-at-large Position: Councilor Makes Donation to Victims of Lynn Fire

April 4, 2013
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Barton Announces for Re-election to Councilor-at-large Position: Councilor Makes Donation to Victims of Lynn Fire

Councilor-at-Large Buzzy Barton announced his candidacy for re-election during a reception last Thursday at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine. Following his remarks to supporters, Barton made a donation to victims of a four-alarm fire at 145 Lewis Street that left dozens homeless last week. Barton presented the donation to former Lynn English girls basketball star...

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Solimine Family Hosts Re-election Fundraiser for Mayor Kennedy

April 4, 2013
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Solimine Family Hosts Re-election Fundraiser for Mayor Kennedy

The Solimine family hosted a fundraising reception for Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy on March 27 at Lucia Lighting and Design on Western Avenue. David Solimine Jr., co-owner of Lucia Lighting with Lucy Dearborn, said the hosting of the event amounts to the family’s endorsement of the mayor’s candidacy for re-election. “Judy has done a...

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