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Orientation Practice Session

September 4, 2015
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Orientation Practice Session

Lynn English students volunteered their time to take part in a two-part course to help become orientation guides for incoming freshman. Here, students fill out nametags and look over the guidelines and principles of the program.

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Former Classical, College Swimmer Katelyn Kidney Hits the High Seas

September 4, 2015
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Former Classical, College Swimmer Katelyn Kidney Hits the High Seas

Let’s face it. For those who are ready to throw the cover on the backyard pool when the water temperature dips into the 70s, the thought of jumping into choppy, 60-degree ocean water isn’t all that appealing. Hardy souls like former Lynn City Swimmer of the Year Katelyn Kidney see things differently. The 2010...

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Dolores J. Difillipo Announces Her Candidacy for Lynn School Committee

September 4, 2015
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Dolores J. Difillipo Announces Her Candidacy for Lynn School Committee

Dolores J. DiFillipo released the following statement announcing her candidacy for a seat on the Lynn School Committee in the November 3 election: I am the wife of Anthony “Tony “DiFillipo and the mother of two wonderful children, Anthony Rocco and Vanessa DiFillipo.  I am the youngest daughter of three daughters of the late...

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Lynn City Soccer Tournament Kicks off Season Next Week

September 4, 2015
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The weather may say summer, but the calendar says fall and that means it’s soccer time. The Classical, English, St. Mary’s and Tech boys and girls soccer teams will get their seasons rolling beginning next Tuesday and Wednesday with the opening rounds of the annual Lynn City Soccer Tournament at Manning Field. The boys...

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Live Racing Returns to Suffolk Downs with 13 Races

September 4, 2015
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Three $50,000 Mass-bred stakes highlight a 13-race card as live racing returns to Suffolk Downs this Saturday, September 5th. Longtime Suffolk Downs-based trainers Jay Bernardini, Brenda McCarthy and Bobby Raymond and prominent national outfits including Christophe Clement, Steve Assmussen, Gary Contessa and Jonathan Sheppard have entered Saturday’s races. There will be three stakes races...

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When It Comes to Abuse,A Little Support Can Be a Lifeline

September 4, 2015
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By Anthony DiPietro Executive Director HAWC Despite more attention focused on the topic than ever before, domestic violence (DV) is still very much an issue in communities across the country. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner* in the...

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Support for Labor Unions Is Growing as We Mark Labor Day

September 4, 2015
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By Warren Tolman, president, AFL-CIO Support for labor unions is on the rise, jumping five percentage points between 2014 and 2015. According to a Gallup poll conducted in August, a majority of Americans approve of unions, including a full two-thirds of young people aged 18-34. Americans approve of unions and most would like to...

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Sports 09-01-2015

September 4, 2015
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LHand’s 17Th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament The Lynn Housing Authority & Neighborhood Development (LHAND) will hold its 17th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, September 11th at 3:30PM at Gannon Municipal Golf Course.  The Corporate Sponsor for this year’s event is McGrath Enterprises.  The Golf Tournament, which is sold out, will feature about 100...

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Happy Birthday, David Solimine Sr.

August 28, 2015
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Happy Birthday, David Solimine Sr.

Lynn businessman and community leader David Solimine Sr. is pictured with his grandchildren at his 80th birthday celebration Aug. 21 at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. John and Mrs. Kristen Steriti. Family and friends enjoyed the evening.

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License Board Votes 2-1 to Maintain 1 A.M. Closing Time

August 28, 2015
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In the end, the sentiment of the Lynn License Board appears to be, ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.’ That is the impression one is left with after the astonishingly quick vote of the License Board on Tuesday night. After hearing more than 90 minutes of testimony from supporters of Mayor Judith Flanagan...

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