Monthly Archives: August 2017

Two Great Institutions:David and Mary Jane Solimine Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage at Anniversary Party

August 17, 2017
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Two Great Institutions:David and Mary Jane Solimine Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage at Anniversary Party

By Cary Shuman They came to David Solimine Jr.’s beautiful home on Joel Circle Sunday to celebrate the Solimine-Melanson family reunion Sunday afternoon but there was no question who the centerpieces of this wonderful gathering were. David Solimine Sr. and Mary Jane (Melanson) Solimine were honored on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary...

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Celebrate Literacy Day Event to Benefit Anthony Seaforth’s Group

August 17, 2017
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Celebrate Literacy Day Event to Benefit Anthony Seaforth’s Group

By Cary Shuman Anthony Seaforth, former Lynn Classical and Bentley University football standout, and his organization, No Ceilings Movement (NCM), will be the honored beneficiary of the proceeds from the annual Celebrate Literacy Day event on Aug. 30 in Lynn. Seaforth is founder and executive director of the NCM organization that began in 2011...

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Cambridge College Moves Campus to Charlestown

August 17, 2017
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Cambridge College, long considered a pioneer in adult learning, opens their new campus in Boston’s historic Hood Park (Charlestown), having moved from its former location on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. The new, state-of-the-art campus consolidates the four schools into a single campus in Boston. “We are delighted to welcome new, returning, and future students...

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School Will Be Back — Drive with Care

August 17, 2017
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With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive to work in the early mornings on weekdays have to admit that not having...

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Another Alcohol-Related Tragedy

August 17, 2017
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Perhaps it is because we have children who are teenagers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16-year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet-ski accident in which alcohol allegedly was involved hit us particularly hard. According to news reports, the 32-year-old man who has been charged with drunken boating...

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Obituaries 08-15-2017

August 17, 2017
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Lillian Hally Of Florida, formerly of Lynn Lillian (Trefry) Hally of Barefoot Bay, FL, formerly of Lynn and Georgetown died peacefully on July 18. She was 78 years old. Lillian was born in Saugus,,raised and educated in Lynn and graduated from English High School. She worked for the Georgetown and Boxford school systems as...

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High Performance:Mayor Kennedy and Her Team Have Made Lynn Auditorium a First-Class Entertainment Venue

August 10, 2017
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High Performance:Mayor Kennedy and Her Team Have Made Lynn Auditorium a First-Class Entertainment Venue

By Cary Shuman The Lynn Veterans Memorial Auditorium and its transformation in to one of the premier entertainment venues in the region is one of the true success stories of Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy administration. From its early days of two shows a year before Kennedy took office, the auditorium’s schedule now features 50...

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Ariel LaRosa Named Salem State Softball Coach

August 10, 2017
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Ariel LaRosa Named Salem State Softball Coach

By Joyce Erekson Former St. Mary’s/Curry College softball player Ariel LaRosa is moving up the coaching ladder. LaRosa has been named the new Salem State College women’s softball coach, replacing Leanne Doviak, who had held the position since 2007. LaRosa brings two years of college coaching experience to the program. LaRosa will take over...

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Nate Bryant Named Chief of Staff at Salem State University

August 10, 2017
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Nate Bryant, EdD, of Salem, has been named chief of staff to Salem State University President John Keenan. Bryant’s role was effective August 7, 2017. Keenan began his service as Salem State’s 14th president on August 6. Bryant is a two-time Salem State alumnus with 30 years of service to the university. Until recently,...

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Essex Heritage Presents Trails & Sails Weekends

August 10, 2017
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Interested in taking a guided walk through Lynn Woods or the Saugus River Estuary at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site? How about seeing some of the oldest Tiffany glass windows in the world, or a photography walking tour of downtown Lynn? Want to learn about Marine Science at Salem State University’s Cat Cove...

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