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Dress for SOX-cess

April 14, 2014
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Dress for SOX-cess

Members of the Connery School staff and students took part in The Jimmy Fund’s annual initiative. Rally Against Cancer, Dress For SOX-cess is sponsored by The Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber Cancer Institute every year in hopes to raise awareness and funds in a fun way. This year, the staff and students of The...

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City Names First-ever Director of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District

April 14, 2014
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City Names First-ever Director of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District

Emily Ruddock has been named the director of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Ruddock will assume the role on May 1, engaging Lynn residents and visitors in a revitalized urban experience that has arts and culture at its core. “This is my dream job,” said Ruddock. “I’ve always wanted to be an advocate for...

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Sisson School Lip Sync Show

April 14, 2014
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Sisson School Lip Sync Show

Front row are Brianna Crichton Hosking, Amelia Spencer, Breanne Maloney, Julisa Cronin, and Madeline Beaver. Back row are Olivia Wallace, Julie Nickolau, Sailor Brinkler, Olivia Waterman, Reese Brinkler, and Madison Spencer.

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There Are Moments That Transcend Sports

April 14, 2014
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The Boston Marathon has now become one of those moments. A marathon is a tremendous athletic event. It takes physical and mental perseverance unlike anything else. Big cities all over the world hold their own marathons. But no place does it like Boston. That third Monday in April, Boston lets its hair down-unless your...

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Obituaries 04-15-2014

April 14, 2014
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Jennie Ann Bering Retired Nurse Jennie Ann Bering of Lynn, formerly of Winthrop, passed away on April 1 after a prolonged illness. She was 77 years old. Born in Winthrop, the beloved daughter of the late Ann Marie (Donovan) and Henry H. Bering, she was a graduate of Chelsea Memorial Hospital Nursing School and...

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Greek Independence Day

April 8, 2014
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Greek Independence Day

On Sunday April 6, thousands of Greek-Americans, including members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church of Lynn, gathered in the Back Bay to march down Boylston Street to celebrate Greek Independence Day. There was music, dancing, traditional Greek food and lots of fun. Pictured are members of Lynn’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church who...

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Tough Call: St. Mary’s Senior Hannah McCormack to Choose Between Harvard and MIT

April 8, 2014
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Tough Call: St. Mary’s Senior Hannah McCormack to Choose Between Harvard and MIT

Coke or Pepsi? McDonald’s or Burger King? Red or white? Decisions, decisions. We all have to make them and some are more difficult and have a greater impact than others. Hannah McCormack finds herself faced with an almost incomprehensible decision, one of which the vast majority of high school students could only dream. Harvard...

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Glee Cast Member Alex Newell Will Perform at Lynn Auditorium

April 8, 2014
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Glee Cast Member Alex Newell Will Perform at Lynn Auditorium

Special guest Alex Newell, of Fox TV’s hit show Glee, joins The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to present Can’t Stop the Beat at Lynn Auditorium at 3 City Square in Lynn on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m. The event, presented by lead sponsors Lucia Lighting & Design and Eastern Bank, will benefit thirteen...

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Thank You, JoAnn Power

April 8, 2014
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JoAnn Power has been an unsung hero at the Lynn Chamber of Commerce and in our community for the past 16 years. As the LACC’s communications manager, she and fellow dream teamers, chief executive officer Leslie Gould, and membership manager Sandra Lewis, have built up the chamber membership and made the LACC one of...

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Obituaries 04-08-2014

April 8, 2014
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Jose Porras Longtime Union Hospital Employee Jose G. Porras of Lynn, beloved husband of Maria F. (Garcia) Porras, died at Twin Oaks/Genesis Health Care of Danvers on April 3 after a brief illness. He was 80 years old. Born and raised in Guatemala, the son of the late Pedro and Mercedes (Soto) Porras, Jose...

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