Monthly Archives: September 2013

Foley Family Finds Felicity at St. Mary’s

September 17, 2013
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St. Mary’s is a school known for the family atmosphere that is prevalent among its students, faculty, administration and alumni. No one knows that – or lives it –better than the Foleys. Jackie (Rowley) Foley is a veteran educator at St. Mary’s who has taken over as dean of the Marian Division (grades 6-8)....

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New Marshall Middle School: Project Deserves the City’s Support

September 17, 2013
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Today, Tuesday, Sept. 17, is a very important day for the future of the city of Lynn. Residents will head to the polls for the primary election for Mayor, City Council, and School Committee, but also to determine whether to build a brand new Thurgood Marshall Middle School. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham...

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Obituaries 09-17-2013

September 17, 2013
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Claire Gagnon Retired Head Administrative Clerk for Mass Office of Secretary of State Claire M. Gagnon, a lifelong Lynn resident, died after a long illness. She was 93 years old. Born in Lynn, the daughter of the late John N. and Yvonne (Labrie) Gagnon, she was a graduate of Lynn English High School, Class...

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Kennedy, Phelan Debate the Issues on Live Television

September 10, 2013
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Kennedy, Phelan Debate the Issues on Live Television

The Great Lynn Mayoral Debate is now in the books. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Council President Timothy Phelan offered sharp exchanges on a number on issues and how they would lead the city over the next four years during their two-hour debate that was broadcast live on television by LynnCAM. So who won...

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Semi-pro Basketball Team Will Be Based in Lynn: The Aba’s North Shore Tides Will Play Home Games at Lynn Tech

September 10, 2013
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Semi-pro Basketball Team Will Be Based in Lynn: The Aba’s North Shore Tides Will Play Home Games  at Lynn Tech

The league that launched the professional basketball career of “Doctor J,” Julius Erving, is coming to Lynn. Team owner Jake Canty has announced that the semi-professional North Shore Tides will play their American Basketball Association (ABA) home games at the Lynn Tech Fieldhouse. A former Lynn high school and Bridgton Academy basketball player, the...

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Fatal Police Shooting Under Investigation: Victim Allegedly Reached for Officer’s Weapon

September 10, 2013
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Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s office is investigating the officer involved shooting on Newcastle Street, that left an Iraq War Veteran dead and the three police officers involved on paid administrative leave while the investigation is on-going. According to Police reports, officers were sent to Newcastle Street in Lynn at approximately 11:10 a.m....

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A Tragedy on All Fronts: Following Shooting We Must Ask: Was There a Way to Avoid This?

September 10, 2013
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The tragic death last week of an Iraq war veteran, during what began as a routine police call for a disturbance of the peace should first and foremost be looked at as the tragedy that it is. Denis Reynoso, according to reports from his neighbors, was a war hero and a “good guy”. A...

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John Ford Steps Forward for Lynn Basketball

September 10, 2013
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When Jake Canty was looking for a place to locate his ABA basketball franchise, he consulted his mentor and friend, John Ford, a member of the Lynn School Committee. Ford suggested the Lynn Tech Fieldhouse would be the right venue and this city would be the perfect fit for the semi-professional North Shore Tides,...

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Congratulations, LynnCAM on the Great Debate

September 10, 2013
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It’s not an easy task to host a political debate, let alone one with so much at stake and so much community wide interest – and on live television, no less. But LynnCAM and its executive director Cassi Vitali pulled it off masterfully with its live broadcast of the mayoral debate featuring Mayor Judith...

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Obituaries 09-10-2013

September 10, 2013
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Stanley Oldytowski Longtime GE Aircraft Technician Stanley J. Oldytowski of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died on September 2 at the Spaulding Hospital and Re-hab center in Cambridge after a brief illness. He was 68 years old. Born in Lynn, the son of the late Peter P. and Mary A. (Mojewoczic) Oldytowski, he was a...

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