Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sadness Across America

July 15, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds. These tragic deaths that have filled the headlines this past week have unleashed a...

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Obituaries 07-12-2016

July 15, 2016
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Doris Hanan Dynamic lady, formerly of Lynn, with a talent for geriatric nursing and a love for her family, friends, and dogs. Doris Louise (Trentini) Hanan died  peacefully at home on July 9 following a courageous ten-year battle with Alzheimer’s and sixty years of her life coping with Type I diabetes.  She was 85...

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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth of July

July 8, 2016
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Lynn Celebrates the Fourth of July

Lynn Fire Department of Ladder 4 Broadway leads the parade with Firefighter Lt. Cordova, Firefighter Kimber, Firefighter LeBlanc, and Firefighter Cole. Children and parents gathered around Ladder 4 before the annual Gowdy Park Parade began.

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Lynn English Student Rodas Leads Community Blood Drive at VNA July 12

July 8, 2016
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Lynn English Student Rodas Leads Community Blood Drive at VNA July 12

By Cary Shuman Betsy Rodas has helped coordinate three blood drives at Lynn English English School with the American Red Cross. A senior and a cadet with the school’s highly decorated JROTC program under Sgt. Major Ken Oswald, Rodas is branching out citywide for the Lynn Community Blood Drive to be held on Tuesday,...

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Stevie Patrick is the New Tech Boys Basketball Coach

July 8, 2016
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Stevie Patrick is the New Tech Boys Basketball Coach

By Joyce Erekson Stevie Patrick may have only played basketball at Lynn Tech for two years, but his heart never left the West Lynn school. Now he’s  back as the new head coach of the boys basketball team and he couldn’t be happier. “It’s a great opportunity,” Patrick said. “I’ve been wanting to do...

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Rufus Rushins Excited to Play Football at Westfield State

July 8, 2016
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By Joyce Erekson Lynn native Rufus Rushins will be suiting up for the Westfield State University football team this fall. The Bishop Fenwick star running back opted to go to American International College in Springfield coming out of high school in 2015, but he transferred to Westfield State after one semester and is now...

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Revere Beach Partnership to Host 13th Annual International Sand Sculpting Festival

July 8, 2016
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The Revere Beach Partnership is proud to announce the dates and theme for the 2016 Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival, hosted at America’s first public beach, Revere Beach, established in 1896. The annual festival draws upwards of 900,000 spectators from all over the country who come to watch master sand sculptors compete for...

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Public Safety Leaders Come Out in Force to Support Coppinger for Sheriff

July 8, 2016
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Lynn Police Chief Kevin Coppinger, candidate for Essex County Sheriff, received strong support from the public safety community. Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis spoke in praise of Coppinger’s experience, ability and skills. He called on the dozens of local Police Chiefs who attended the Coppinger campaign event in Danvers “to help elect a...

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Agganis Week

July 1, 2016
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Agganis Week

St. Mary’s High School softball standouts Michaela Hamill (Endicott) and Katie Terban (St. Michael’s) concluded their high school careers with an appearance in the Agganis All-Star Softball Game. Agganis Week concludes Thursday (7 p.m.) with the Football Classic at Manning Field.

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Joseph Hosts Frederick Douglass Reading at High Rock Park

July 1, 2016
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Joseph Hosts Frederick Douglass Reading at High Rock Park

By Cary Shuman Lynn Highlands resident Wendy Joseph and Mass Humanities, in coordination with the Lynn Museum, will hold a Frederick Douglass reading of his famous speech from 1852 on Sunday, July 3 (6 p.m.) at High Rock Tower Park to coincide with the Lynn fireworks show. According to Joseph, the event’s non-profit partner...

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