The Salem development warrants high road

September 22, 2010
By

The city of Salem needs to get serious about the Highland Avenue development enlarging the Walmart and creating a Lowe’s. It needs to get serious by considering the impact this development will have on the Lynn neighborhood just below it. Neither the developers nor the city is giving consideration to the worries – whether...

Read more »

Obituaries 09-22-2010

September 22, 2010
By

Doris Cintron, 44 Lynn resident Doris H. Cintron of Lynn died at the Life Care Center of the North Shore on September 17 after a long illness. She as 44 years old. Before her illness, she worked in various factories. Born in Agnadizla, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of Osvaldo and Marcolina (Mercado)...

Read more »

White at the mic – Walnut Street Café hosts weekly events for musicians and speakers

September 16, 2010
By
White at the mic – Walnut Street Café hosts weekly events for musicians and speakers

Lynn musician Don White has led a very interesting life. A professional folk singer and songwriter since 1988, he has seven CDs and two DVDs to his credit and has also written a book, “Memoirs of a ‘C’ Student, a lot of which is about Lynn. In the 1990s, White had a regional hit,...

Read more »

A team player – Shadoff will retire in June; run for Lynn School Committee in Sept. 2011

September 16, 2010
By
A team player – Shadoff will retire in June; run for Lynn School Committee in Sept. 2011

Eddie Shadoff has lived in Lynn his whole life and worked in the city’s school system for 35 years, the last four as the director of athletics at Lynn Tech. Shadoff will conclude the teaching and administrative part of his career when he retires in June, 2011, but he hopes to stay involved in...

Read more »

Community invitation to hear an incredible story of courage and hope

September 16, 2010
By
Community invitation to hear an incredible story of courage and hope

On Thursday evening, September 16th, the Lynn English High School Peer Mediation Program is sponsoring "Rachel’s Challenge", an inspiring presentation based on the life of Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the Columbine High School massacre. The contents of her diaries have become the foundation for this nationally acclaimed violence prevention program. Powerful...

Read more »

A new challenge for Eddie Shadoff

September 16, 2010
By

Eddie Shadoff, the popular and distinguished director of athletics at Lynn Tech High School made a major announcement in this week’s Lynn Journal. Shadoff dropped the political bombshell-that he is a candidate for the Lynn School Committee in next years elections. Shadoff certainly has the background and the understanding of the Lynn School System...

Read more »

The change

September 16, 2010
By

We all noticed it this weekend, that is, the change in the weather. Suddenly we went about our homes closing the windows and feeling just a bit of a chill. It is always amazing to those of us who pay attention to the changing of the seasons how quickly summer ends after Labor Day....

Read more »

Obituaries 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
By

Paul Antonelli Lynn resident Paul B. Antonelli of Lynn, formerly of Medford, died on September 7. He was the beloved husband of Joan (Kennedy) Antonelli (formerly of Somerville); devoted father of Paul Jr. and Jennifer Marie, both of Lynn; dear brother of Angela Diaz and Frances Antonelli, both of Revere, William Antonelli of Medford,...

Read more »

An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

September 10, 2010
By
An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

Former Lynn Tech principal Al Malagrifa will go see the “The Tillman Story,” a documentary about former NFL star Pat Tillman in theaters this week, with a personal appreciation for Tillman’s football career and the heroic sacrifice that he made for his country. Tillman was an NFL All-Pro defensive player for the Arizona Cardinals....

Read more »

An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

September 10, 2010
By
An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

Former Lynn Tech principal Al Malagrifa will go see the “The Tillman Story,” a documentary about former NFL star Pat Tillman in theaters this week, with a personal appreciation for Tillman’s football career and the heroic sacrifice that he made for his country. Tillman was an NFL All-Pro defensive player for the Arizona Cardinals....

Read more »

Ethics Commission charges Lynn constable with conflict of interest

September 10, 2010
By

The Enforcement Division of the State Ethics Commission has charged Louis Picano, a Board of Health Inspector with the city, of violating the state’s conflict of interest law. The Ethics Commission charged Picano that working for the city as an inspector and working as a constable in the city without disclosing that fact was...

Read more »

Back to school

September 10, 2010
By

Lynn’s public schools are back in operation and according to those who claim to know, the opening went smoothly and almost without a hitch. This is good news at a time when the Lynn public schools are dramatically challenged by the need for added revenues and for new schools. A very large number of...

Read more »

Obituaries 09-10-2010

September 10, 2010
By

Alfred Ferrairo Jr. Mass. General Hospital retiree Alfred G. “Junior” Ferrairo, Jr. of Revere died on August 31. A US Army veteran, he was an ITAM member and a retired employee of Massachusetts General Hospital with 24 years of service. He was the devoted father of Tara Jo Ferrairo of Saugus; loving son of...

Read more »

Making a pitch for the bigs – Cory Moore gets a tryout with the Boston Red Sox

August 25, 2010
By
Making a pitch for the bigs – Cory Moore gets a tryout with the Boston Red Sox

Lynn’s Cory Moore had a tryout with the Boston Red Sox organization last Tuesday at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, home of the Lowell Spinners. Moore, an all-star pitcher at Curry College, threw 30 pitches in the workout that was watched by high-level Red Sox scouts for the Northeast region. Moore, a 22-year-old right-hander, was...

Read more »

Foul odor continues; Garelick being fined – Fined $1,000 a day since August 4

August 25, 2010
By
Foul odor continues; Garelick being fined – Fined $1,000 a day since August 4

Garelick Farms has been fined $1,000 everyday since August 4, according to lawyers in the city’s law department. As of Monday the 23rd, Garelick Farms owed the city $19,000 as the result of an order sent to the law department by Mary Ann O’Connor, the direct or of the city’s Health Division. The milk...

Read more »

Gold medal dancers

August 25, 2010
By
Gold medal dancers

Butler, Brogna lead L’il Phunk Boyz team to USA hip hop title Nashaun Butler and Jevonn Brogna are best friends who let their incredible dance moves do their talking. Butler, 9, a student at Aborn School in Lynn, and Brogan, 12, a student at Beebe School in Malden, recently returned from the International Hip...

Read more »

Restaurant Association president says members fighting for survival

August 25, 2010
By

The Lynn Restaurant Association and its President Rafael Subero has never publicly or privately strategized or planned for an adult entertainment district in Lynn or for a strip club, according to the association’s legal counsel Fred Riley. “I have represented the restaurant association for more than two years. Of all the meetings that I...

Read more »

Garelick Farms

August 25, 2010
By

It comes as great news that the city has been fining Garelick Farms $1000 a day since August 4 for allowing a nuisance odor emanating from its sprawling Lynnway plant. The city has finally shown its teeth in all its might and is now threatening to stall or to remove entirely its beverage production...

Read more »

Obituaries 08-25-2010

August 25, 2010
By

Kenneth Palmer Jr. GE Retiree, active Shriner Kenneth D. Palmer Jr. of Lynn died on August 20. He was 73 years old. He was the husband of 17 years of Gerda (Kleuver) Palmer and of the late Carole A. (Balser) Palmer. Born in Lawrence on September 7, 1936, he was the son of the...

Read more »

New England Collegiate Baseball League Champions

August 18, 2010
By
New England Collegiate Baseball League Champions

The North Shore Navigators, led by Manager Jeff Waldron of Lynn, celebrate after winning the New England Collegiate Baseball League championship last Tuesday night at Fraser Field.

Read more »

The mayor needs to lead the charge

August 18, 2010
By

If the city doesn’t immediately act, someone, anyone, can come into Lynn, secure themselves a location with a liquor and entertainment license, and open up shop as a strip club almost overnight. The city would then be forced to issue cease and desist orders – the club owner would immediately seek relief in Superior...

Read more »

Mayor contests assertion that suit against Clancy is illegal

August 18, 2010
By

Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy says she believes the city’s suit against former Mayor Chip Clancy for extra pay he received and which the city is withholding is neither illegal nor unauthorized. The city is seeking $35,000 in pay that Clancy claims he is owed. The mayor filed a law suit against Clancy in behalf of...

Read more »

Strip club possibilities send officials scurrying

August 18, 2010
By

A request for information about the feasibility of locating and establishing an adult entertainment facility in Lynn has sparked outrage in a number of quarters throughout the community. It is outrage mixed with surprise. It has led to a special meeting being called by City Council President Tim Phelan in room 402 at 6:00p.m....

Read more »

The Lynnway odor conundrum

August 18, 2010
By

We have lived the Lynnway odor conundrum for years. While the Daily Item claims the odor problem popped up three months ago, those of us who travel the Lynnway everyday north and south and who shop on the Lynnway know about the stench that has plagued this area for years. It bothers us that...

Read more »

Recent Activity

Full Print Edition