Monthly Archives: July 2014

Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

July 25, 2014
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Thunder and Brightening: Jim Ridley, Marvin Avery Prepare Players for College Basketball Opportunities

Jim Ridley and Marvin Avery have a list of those girls basketball players who have participated in their Mass. Thundercats AAU program and gone on to compete in college basketball programs. It’s an impressive list and after some of the names, there is an asterisk that denotes that a player has received a full...

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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

July 25, 2014
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Joe Gill on His Way to The Softball World Series

It’s been quite a year for Lynn sports officials. Jim Mello, a 1975 St. Mary’s High School graduate, was a referee in the NFL’s Super Bowl in February. Paul Halloran and Bob “Moona” Mullins were referees in the Division 3 boys basketball state championship game in March. And next week Lynn’s Joe Gill heads...

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“Unity Rally” Held Against Backdrop of On-going Immigration Debate: State’s Offer to Shelter Unaccompanied Minors Starts at Military Bases

July 25, 2014
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The on-going public debate in Lynn is a microcosm of the larger national storyline about how the United States government and states can address the emerging problem of thousands of unaccompanied minor immigrants entering the country. More than 150 local residents rallied at the front of City Hall on Tuesday, to call on city...

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Meet Lynn’s newest author: K.C. Woodworth releases first book

July 25, 2014
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Lynn native K.C. Woodworth was at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Saugus over the weekend signing copies of his new book, “Cutting Off A Whale’s Head.” Woodworth grew up in Curwin Circle and attended the Callahan School, Breed Junior High, and Lynn Tech. He went on to attend San Francisco State University. “I wanted...

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Obituaries 07-24-2014

July 25, 2014
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Anne Gorski Former Lynn Resident Anne (Cieszka) Gorski, formerly of Lynn, died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 22. She was 95 years old. The wife of the late Stephen R. Gorski and daughter of the late John and Julia (Krawczyk) Cieszka, she was born in Wilmington, DE, moved to Lynn and attended...

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From College Star to Navs’ Front Office: Ashley Laramie Earns Graduate Degree from Northeastern in Sports Leadership

July 21, 2014
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From College Star to Navs’ Front Office: Ashley Laramie Earns Graduate Degree from Northeastern in Sports Leadership

Ashley Laramie is the assistant general manager of the North Shore Navigators but her career can serve as a role model for the team’s roster of talented college stars. Like all of the Navs’ players, Laramie competed in a high school sport (softball) and then became a star at Lasell College, graduating in 2011...

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‘Black Mass’ Filming Will Close Lynn Streets to Parking: Central Square Area to Be Affected

July 21, 2014
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Film crews from the Hollywood movie “Black Mass” are scheduled to return to Lynn next week, and begin filming inside the old Anthony’s Hawthorne Restaurant, located at 37-45 Central Avenue, just outside of Central Square. Based on the novel of the same name by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, “Black Mass” is described as...

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Strileckis, Seniors Bid Farewell To Classical Softball Program

July 21, 2014
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Lynn Classical graduating softball player Jillian Strileckis followed her teammates in delivering separate farewell speeches, which is an annual tradition for the seniors in coach Chris Warren’s outstanding program. Much in the manner of her fellow seniors, including three-sport standout Francesca Galeazzi,  Strileckis said it was difficult to say goodbye to her teammates and...

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‘Ghosts of Lynn’ to Take over Central Square Thursday: Afternoon Traffic Restrictions Will Be in Place

July 21, 2014
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The culmination of a months-long art project that also served as a collaboration between Raw Art Works, Centerboard and the Lynn Museum, will be unveiled to the public Thursday afternoon, July 17, and will likely force some change to normal traffic patterns. “Ghosts of Lynn” is an art project that utilized the talents of...

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Thank You to the Agganis Foundation

July 21, 2014
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Congratulations to the Harry Agganis Foundation on another successful Agganis Week. The Foundation presented 19 scholarships worth a total of $65,000, bringing the overall total to $1,627,000 in scholarships to 897 student-athletes since 1955. Agganis Week has become the premier sports extravaganza for graduating seniors in this region. It’s the last opportunity for many...

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