Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Race for Mayor Begins

July 9, 2013
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Lynn residents and those who enjoy a good old-fashioned political race for office will enjoy the campaign season ahead leading up to the elections this fall. Of course, the main event in this city is the mayoral contest matching incumbent Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and City Council President Timothy Phelan. The mayor said at...

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Obituaries 07-09-2013

July 9, 2013
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Virginia Pavlis Worked for Mass Teachers Federation and Eastern Tool and Stamping Virginia Pavlis of Lynn, passed away on June 27 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. Prior to her retirement, she worked for the Massachusetts Federation of Teachers and was an HR Manager at Eastern Tool and Stamping.  Her nephews and niece were...

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Kennedy Notes Many Accomplishments in Speech to Chamber of Commerce

July 2, 2013
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Kennedy Notes Many Accomplishments in Speech to Chamber of Commerce

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy spoke about a number of her administration’s accomplishments during an address at the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Breakfast Friday at the Porthole Restaurant. Leslie Gould, chief executive officer of the LACC, announced at the breakfast that the Chamber will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with a gala on...

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Representing Excellence in Sports and Academics: Agganis Foundation Places Its Trust in Weber and Benowicz

July 2, 2013
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Representing Excellence in Sports and Academics: Agganis Foundation Places Its Trust in Weber and Benowicz

Amanda Weber and Becky Benowicz go back a long way. They were second grade classmates at the Shoemaker School and later attended Pickering Junior High School together. “We’ve been friends essentially since we were born and our families have known each other forever,” says Weber. They split apart in high school, Weber taking her...

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Happy Birthday, Paul

July 2, 2013
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Happy Birthday, Paul

Well-known Lynn resident Paul Halloran celebrated his 50th birthday with a cookout at his home. His wife, Julie Halloran, and daughters, Kathryn and Margaret, joined other family and friends at the party. Pictured, from left, are Bob “Moona” Mullins, guest of honor Paul Hal­loran, comedian Don Gavin, Frank DeFelice, and Bill Kipouras.

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Lynn Set for Fireworks Celebration

July 2, 2013
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The Lynn Fireworks Celebration will be held at Red Rock Park in Lynn on Wednesday, July 3.  Lois Lane and the Daily Planets will be performing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the park. The Fireworks show will start at approximately 9 p.m. Fewer parking spaces will be available in the area of...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 2, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday, but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go on a...

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Obituaries 07-02-2013

July 2, 2013
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Paul Gardner Board Member of Listening Place in Lynn Paul Gardner of Peabody, formerly of Auburn, New Hampshire died on June 29 after a long illness at the Aviv Center for Living in Peabody. He was 65 years old. A graduate of Fitchburg High School and Fitchburg State College, he was a board member...

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