Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lynn Team Wins World Candlepin Championship:Barber, Baker, Boudreau Help Bring Home the Title

January 29, 2017
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Lynn Team Wins World Candlepin Championship:Barber, Baker, Boudreau Help Bring Home the Title

By Cary Shuman Lynn, the capital city of candlepin bowling, now has a world champion. Led by a trio of Lynners, Dave Barber, Shawn Baker, and Jonathan Boudreau, the Lucky Strike team – representing Jim Barber’s establishment for the final time – captured the world team championship. The other members of the Lynn team...

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Glory Road:Damien Earp Recalls His Successes on and off the Field

January 29, 2017
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Glory Road:Damien Earp Recalls His Successes on and off the Field

By Cary Shuman Damien Earp has a rare distinction in Lynn: He received two of the city’s most prestigious awards as a youth player and a youth coach – by the time he was 14 years old. As a player, Damien Earp was an All-Star in the Wyoma Little League and a standout in...

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Sports 01-24-2017

January 29, 2017
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King of the Court:Clarke-Dominque claims Knights’ free throw title By Cary Shuman Cristian Clarke-Dominique’s favorite NBA player is Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, who is a 92 per cent free throw shooter. Clarke-Dominique, a 13-year-old seventh grader at the Pickering hit 13 of 15 shots (87 percent) from the line to win the...

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The Last Stand:Castle Will Speak on Group’s Opposition to New School Site at City Council Meeting

January 20, 2017
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The Last Stand:Castle Will Speak on Group’s Opposition to New School Site at City Council Meeting

By Cary Shuman Donald Castle will try to persuade the Lynn City Council at its Jan. 24 meeting that the new Pickering Middle School should not be built adjacent to Breeds Pond Reservoir off of Parkland Avenue. Though the Council’s vote that night is for advancing a debt-exclusion question to a citywide ballot, Castle...

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Classical Stuns No 3 Everett in 64-57 Comeback Victory

January 20, 2017
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Classical Stuns No 3 Everett in 64-57 Comeback Victory

By Cary Shuman Tom Grassa’s Lynn Classical teams have won two state championships and many “big games” during his legendary career. His son, Jasper, now an assistant coach, once silenced an entire North Andover gym with a buzzer-beating three-pointer in the State Tournament. Grassa said Tuesday night’s 64-57 win over No. 3 ranked Everett...

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Brian Vaughan Named Head Football Coach at Lynn Classical High School

January 20, 2017
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Brian Vaughan Named Head Football Coach at Lynn Classical High School

By Cary Shuman Brian Vaughan, a former high school and college football star, has been named the new head football coach at Lynn Classical High School. Vaughan, a dynamic running back who helped lead Lynn English to an undefeated regular season and a berth in the 1990 Division 3 Super Bowl, was selected from...

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One Fatality During Weekend Of Gun, Knife Violence

January 20, 2017
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A weekend filled with gun play and stabbings has left one man dead and police searching for answers, just two weeks into the New Year. According to Lynn police reports a Lynn man died Friday night, following a reported shooting on Chestnut Street and as many as a half-dozen other...

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Simon Youth Foundation Seeks Applicants for Scholarships

January 20, 2017
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Simon Malls and Simon Premium Outlets in New England announced today, that once again the malls and centers are proud to help deserving graduating seniors pay for college. Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students, is now looking for qualified applicants who live near a Simon...

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Hillyer Festival Orchestra Presents An Afternoon of Movie Music

January 20, 2017
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The Hillyer Festival Orchestra will present, “An Afternoon of Movie Music,” a tribute to John Williams and Friends, Sunday, February 12, at 3 pm, Swampscott High School, 200 Essex Street. “An Afternoon of Movie Music” will include orchestral interludes from, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Superman, JFK, E.T., Schindler’s List and so...

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Superintendents Find Partners with North Shore Housing Advocacy Group

January 20, 2017
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With over 40 members in attendance the North Shore Housing Advocacy Group (NSHAG) held its quarterly meeting in collaboration with a group of Essex County Superintendents of Schools and representatives from both the Commonwealth and North Shore Community College. The meeting was held by NSHAG co-chair Representative Brendan Crighton along with co-chair Laura MacNeil...

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