Monthly Archives: December 2013

Essex Heritage and Salem Maritime Team up to Help Lynn Students Connect to History

December 31, 2013
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Essex Heritage and Salem Maritime Team up to Help Lynn Students Connect to History

Three separate classes of English Language Learner students from Lynn Classical High School recently took part in a new educational program, “Salem and Global Trade,” led by education coordinators from Essex Heritage and Salem Maritime National Historic Site.  Utilizing primary source documents, maps, trade goods, and websites on international trade, the program is a...

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Jean Halloran Is Remembered Fondly by Family and Friends

December 31, 2013
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Jean Halloran Is Remembered Fondly by Family and Friends

Jean A. Halloran was remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend during memorial observances last week. Mrs. Halloran, a Lynn resident and Woburn native, died suddenly after being stricken at her home on Dec. 21. She was 73. At the funeral Mass on Dec. 27 at Our Lady of Assumption Church in...

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Vanessa Lacey Hits a High Mark on the Lanes: the Daughter of All-time Bowling Great Al Lacey Breaks 400

December 31, 2013
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Vanessa Lacey Hits a High Mark on the Lanes: the Daughter of All-time Bowling Great Al Lacey Breaks 400

If you know Lynn candlepin bowling, you know the name Lacey. Al Lacey appeared on Channel 5’s “Candlepin Bowling Stars” show and other TV showcases more than 25 times. He is a professional bowler in every sense, taking his rightful place alongside Lynn legends such as Tom Cennami, Jim Barber, Joe Tavernese, George Raymond,...

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City Trying to Start Ferry Service to Boston in 2014

December 31, 2013
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The City of Lynn is aggressively working to begin ferry service to Boston in the coming year, according to James Cowdell, the executive director of the Lynn Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (Lynn EDIC). “I’m hoping that we can get a service going by this (coming) summer,” Cowdell said. “The first two phases of...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2014

December 31, 2013
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New Year’s Day really isn’t different than any other day of the year.  It is a day that has no real significance other than its place on the calendar. However, that lack of meaningfulness also is New Year’s greatest asset.  New Year’s Day belongs to everyone because it has no particular religious or political...

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St. Mary’s Wins KSA Classic at Disney

December 31, 2013
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Looking every bit like one of the best teams in Massachusetts, the St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team won three games in impressive fashion to claim the KSA Classic championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Brianna Rudolph, a senior headed to Division 1...

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Obituaries 12-31-2013

December 31, 2013
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Anthony Charido US Postal Service Retiree Anthony J. Charido of Lynn, formerly of Revere, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 25 following a long illness. He was 83 years old. Born in Boston, he was raised in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1949. Anthony was a US Army veteran...

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JROTC Collect Toys for Local Children

December 24, 2013
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JROTC Collect Toys for Local Children

The Lynn English High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) collected toys for distribution to local children during the holiday season. Pictured at the high school are Joel Solimine and David Solimine Sr., who will distribute the toys through HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change), JROTC cadets Vannida Ath, Ana Pontes,...

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Sam Koeut Receives Letter of Acceptance from MIT

December 24, 2013
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Sam Koeut Receives Letter of Acceptance from MIT

Sam Koeut has an impressive record at Lynn English High School. He is a straight ‘A’ student, holds the No. 1 ranking academically in the Class of 2014, and scored a perfect 800 on the Math section of the SAT exam. Koeut has earned a supreme reward for his four years of academic excellence:...

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Snow Removal Machines: First Two Storms Handled Nicely, but DPW Getting Ready for More

December 24, 2013
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With two plowable snow events already in the books for the 2013-14 winter season, the Lynn Public Works Department has already had two chances to show the people of the city that they are ready no matter what winter dishes out this year. Ahhhh, but they’ll be even more ready in the weeks to...

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