Monthly Archives: October 2017

Topping the Ticket:LaPierre’s Hard Work Paid off in First-Place Finish in Election

October 13, 2017
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Topping the Ticket:LaPierre’s Hard Work Paid off in First-Place Finish in Election

By Cary Shuman Brian LaPierre continues to build momentum following his big, ticket-topping effort in the Sept. 12 Lynn preliminary for councillor-at-large. LaPierre, an incumbent who also finished first in the 2015 final election, is among the most visible candidates in the city, attending numerous events, meeting residents door to door, conducting phone bankings...

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Antonio Anderson Heading into Memphis Hall of Fame

October 13, 2017
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Antonio Anderson Heading into Memphis Hall of Fame

By Joyce Erekson When English High tapped Antonio Anderson as its new boys basketball coach, the powers that be knew they were getting a guy with an impressive playing resume. The former Lynn Tech star played for coach John Calipari on the University of Memphis team that lost to Kansas in the NCAA Division...

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Council Approves Appointments to Lynn Public Arts Commission

October 13, 2017
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By John Lynds While there were no public hearings at Tuesday night’s Lynn City Council meeting the council did take up a few agenda items. First up, Council members unanimously approved the Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy’s appointments of Leah Warren, Nicole Rim, and Annette Sykes to the Lynn Public Arts Commission. Their appointments will...

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Essex Heritage to Host Steampunk Party October 20

October 13, 2017
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Have you ever wanted to travel back in time? Essex Heritage offers you an opportunity to wind back your clock to the Gilded Age to experience an alternative history in which technologies from the industrial revolution are reimagined in steampunk style – elaborate works of art, fashion, and mechanics – at Stop the Clock!...

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Community Servings, Delivering Meals in Lynn for Over 20 Years

October 13, 2017
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Community Servings, a New England nonprofit that prepares and delivers made from scratch, medically tailored meals to the critically and chronically ill, marked its 20th year of providing meals to homebound and critically ill clients in Lynn, Massachusetts. Community Servings delivered their first meal to Lynn in 1997, and to date, they have prepared...

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YWCA Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

October 13, 2017
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By Jay Lancaster Representatives from the YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center recently spoke to the school committee about the steps they are taking to educate area students about sexual assault awareness and prevention. Ross Steinborn, the community outreach coordinator for the YWCA, explained what the center does like to the committee. “We run...

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Awards for Leadership in ESOL Programs Announced

October 13, 2017
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Among the many tough choices facing the newly arrived in the U.S. is this: Find a job quickly to support the family or enroll in an English class to get a better start. And when the years of working hard and raising the family stretch on, the choice gets no easier. For many, a...

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The Protesting Football Players are Not Disrespecting the Military

October 13, 2017
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The silent protest that was begun last season by former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in which Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before football games, exemplifies what freedom of speech and freedom of expression mean in our country. Kaepernick, and his fellow players who have joined him this year, have...

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Classical’s Vaughan Receives Coach of the Week Award

October 6, 2017
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Classical’s Vaughan Receives Coach of the Week Award

Lynn Classical High School Head Coach Brian Vaughan received a Coach of the Week Award on October 3 in recognition of his outstanding football performance and dedication. On behalf of the New England Patriots and the National Football League (NFL), Hall of Famer, Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker from 1982-1993, presented Vaughan with a certificate...

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The Marshall Plan:Lynn Museum Education/Research Specialist Shares Her Knowledge with Lynn Students

October 6, 2017
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The Marshall Plan:Lynn Museum Education/Research Specialist Shares Her Knowledge with Lynn Students

By Cary Shuman Judith Marshall admits that she didn’t know much about Lynn’s past when she was studying medieval history and the 18th century at McGill University in Montreal, an elite institution that many up north call the “Harvard of Canada.” A native of Ottawa, Canada, Marshall is the education and research specialist at...

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