Monthly Archives: July 2013

Dan Gisonno Retires as Pine Hill LL President: Calls for Citywide Merger

July 30, 2013
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Dan Gisonno Retires as Pine Hill LL President: Calls for Citywide Merger

Dan Gisonno is stepping down as the president of the Pine Hill Little League (PHLL), completing a successful three-year reign as leader of the organization. He was the player agent for three years before becoming president. Gisonno, 40, was the on-site coordinator and master of ceremonies for the Lynn Home Run Derby that concluded...

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Lynn Inspectors Close Illegal Boarding House: Two-family on Chatham Street Said to Contain 11 Padlocked Bedrooms

July 30, 2013
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A two-family Chatham Street home has been closed by city inspectors, who entered the home last week on Wednesday, July 24, because of concern over a large number of air conditioner units in windows. The inspection of the building was authorized after the city sought an administrative search warrant, because of the air conditioner...

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HAWC Opens New Lynn Outreach Office

July 30, 2013
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Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC, hawccdv.org), a domestic violence agency serving 23 communities on the North Shore has announced the opening of its new outreach office in Lynn, at 20 Central Street, Suite 505. The office is located near MBTA bus service and is within walking distance of the Lynn Commuter Rail Station....

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Gisonno’s Suggestion of LL Merger Merits Some Serious Consideration

July 30, 2013
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Dan Gisonno is a giant in this city’s youth baseball community. His three years of outstanding service as president of Pine Hill Little League – and seven years of involvement overall – allowed that organization to continue to provide an enjoyable and productive experience for young players in the Pine Hill section of Lynn....

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Dayshon Anderson Wins Lynn Little League Home Run Derby

July 30, 2013
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Dayshon Anderson clouted eight home runs to win the 2013 Lynn Little League Home Run Derby Sunday at Pine Hill Little League’s Chris Spagnoli Field. Anderson was a member of the Lynn Shore Little League champion White Sox team. He was selected to the All-Star team that advanced to the quarterfinal round of the...

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Obituaries 07-30-2013

July 30, 2013
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Sophia McKenney Former St. Michael’s Church Communicant Sophia C. (Golec) McKenney of Lynn died at a local nursing home after a brief illness on July 24. She was 94 years old. Born in Bellows Falls, Vermont, the daughter of the late Stanley and Mattie “Pietras” Golec and the wife of the late Donald F....

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LHAND Awards Scholarships to 32 Students

July 23, 2013
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LHAND Awards Scholarships to 32 Students

The Lynn Housing authority & Development (LHAND) presented college scholarships totaling $25,500 to 32 high school students from Lynn. The scholarships are funded by LHAND employee fundraising events and donations from local businesses. LHAND has awarded more than $180,000 in scholarships since 1999. “This is our largest and most successful year of assisting Lynn...

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Phelan Opens Mayoral Campaign Headquarters

July 23, 2013
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Phelan Opens Mayoral Campaign Headquarters

It was 95 degrees Saturday but that didn’t deter a large group of supporters from joining Council President Tim Phelan for the grand opening of his mayoral campaign headquarters. Just after noontime, Phelan and his wife, Stacey, posed for a photo with the group outside the building located on Myrtle Street. The attendees enjoyed...

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Flanagan, Phelan to Top City Election Ballot: Ward 5 Race Will Require a Primary on Sep. 17

July 23, 2013
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City voters will have decisions to make in nearly every city elective office that will be up in November, except for Ward 6 and 7 Councilors, where Peter Capano of Ward 6 and Richard J. Ford of Ward 7 have the distinction of being the only two uncontested city officials seeking re-election. Three candidates...

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Debate Schedule for City Elections Set at LynnCAM: Lynn Community Access and Media Will Host Four Weeks of Debates

July 23, 2013
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Lynn voters hoping to get a look at their election candidates will be able to do so over the next four weeks as Lynn Community Access and Media will host four weeks of debates to help voters make up their minds. All four debates will be in a Town Hall Debate format and mediated...

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