Sports 01-27-2015

January 30, 2015
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Devin Pierce led Mystic Valley to 9-2 record and a berth in Division 6 championship game Devin Pierce played quarterback throughout his career in the West Lynn Pop Warner Rams organization. Pierce learned the position well and kept improving his skills at each level. He was a team leader whose enthusiasm for playing football...

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Briana Galeazzi is Serving as Athletic Trainer at Marist College

January 16, 2015
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Briana Galeazzi is Serving as Athletic Trainer at Marist College

Briana Galeazzi  has spent the bulk of her athletic career on the sidelines, but you won’t hear her complaining. It’s not that the 2008 Classical High graduate can’t hold her own on the field. As a youngster she played all the usual team sports, but it was her  background in gymnastics and dance that...

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Lynn Auditorium Continues to Grow

January 16, 2015
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By nearly any measure, 2014 was a successful year for the Lynn Auditorium and the Lynn Community Development Office. “We were booked solid from October through December,” said Community Development Director Jamie Marsh. “We had, if not two shows, at least one show a week from mid-October through December and from January to September...

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Community Rallies for Legendary Lynn Comic Bob Seibel: Fundraiser Planned for Feb. 8 at St Michael’s

January 16, 2015
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Lynn resident Bob Seibel has kept audiences laughing for more than 35 years in performances both here in New England and in places such as Las Vegas and Atlantic City. One of the region’s most respected comedians, Seibel has helped out numerous organizations with his appearances at benefits, fundraisers, and special events. But now...

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Martin Luther King

January 16, 2015
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When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin Luther King. But...

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The Olympics in Boston?

January 16, 2015
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The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,...

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Gannon Wraps up Successful Season under New Management

January 4, 2015
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Gannon Wraps up Successful Season under New Management

Even the most diehard of diehard golfers – those who ignore the calendar when deciding whether to hit the links – were forced to put the clubs away when Gannon Golf Course closed for the season the morning of Dec. 24. Gannon head professional David Sibley spent the day before Christmas buttoning up the...

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Lynn Tech Signs Four-year Contract with Austin Prep for Thanksgiving Game

January 4, 2015
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Lynn Tech Signs Four-year Contract with Austin Prep for Thanksgiving Game

One of the biggest sports stories of the year – especially if you’re a Lynn Tech student, alumnus or sports fan – has developed in the last week of the year. Joe Skeadas, director of athletics at Lynn Tech, has announced that the school’s football program has signed a four-year contract with Austin Prep...

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Energy Capital Partners Closes on Acquisition of Wheelabrator

December 24, 2014
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Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. today announced the close of its $1.94 billion acquisition by Energy Capital Partners from Waste Management. A definitive agreement for the sale was previously announced July 29, 2014. Wheelabrator creates clean, renewable energy from everyday residential and business waste, and will operate as a stand-alone company. Wheelabrator has a current platform...

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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish of Bike to the Sea Pathway

December 24, 2014
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Key Electrical Transmission Project Could Spark Finish of Bike to the Sea Pathway

The solution to a gaping hole in the electricity needs of some three million Greater Boston residents could pay dividends for residents of Everett, Revere and Lynn in the form of a long-stalled bicycle/walking path. ISO New England – the overseer of the New England energy market and power grid – is currently analyzing...

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Tech Students Donate $8,000 to Greater Boston Food Bank

December 24, 2014
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Tech Students Donate $8,000 to Greater Boston Food Bank

Tech students participated in a school-wide community service project, “The No Hunger Games,” raising more than $8,000 for the Greater Boston Fund Bank and donating care packages to the Lynn Homeless Shelter Association. Tech senior Kevin Gomes and junior Nelson Barrios, two of the leaders of the donation drive, spoke proudly about the project...

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Merry Christmas: Still Time to Help Those in Need

December 24, 2014
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Christmas is almost upon us and it promises to be the merriest Christmas in many years for most Americans. Our long, twin nightmares of deep economic recession and seemingly-unending wars in the Middle East are over. It is fair to say that as a nation, we are in a much better place than we...

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Holiday Social

December 23, 2014
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Holiday Social

Grace Cotter Regan, head of St. Mary’s School, and Jamie Cerulli, chief of staff for Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy Office, are pictured at the Mayor’s Holiday Social Tuesday at City Hall.

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Lynn Christmas Parade Set for Dec. 24

December 23, 2014
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 Jay Walsh remembers when he was five years old and his father John Walsh and family friend Richard Viger started the Christmas Eve parade around Lynn. This year his 4-year old daughter Jayla will be Elsa on on one of the “Frozen” floats that will headline the parade this year. John Walsh, owner of...

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Obituaries 12-16-2014

December 23, 2014
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Theresa Lambert Long time Clothing Industry Worker Theresa A. (Restaino) Lambert, a lifelong resident of Revere, died on December 11.  She was 89 years old. Theresa worked many years in the clothing industry and was a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. She was the beloved mother of Rose MacDonald and her...

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Hooping It up in Honolulu:Former St. Mary’s Star Kirsten Ferrara Leads Wheaton in Hawaiian Tournament

December 23, 2014
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Hooping It up in Honolulu:Former St. Mary’s Star Kirsten Ferrara Leads Wheaton in Hawaiian Tournament

Kirsten Ferrari’s basketball career at St. Mary’s High School took her to some interesting places, including Walt Disney World in Orlando, where the Lady Spartans won the KSA Classic. Ferrari, a standout point guard for the 2011 state champions, also played at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, TD Garden in Boston, and DCU Center...

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Lynn Fire Dept and Pickering Middle School Students Assist in Toys for Tots Program

December 23, 2014
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Lynn Fire Dept and Pickering Middle School Students Assist in Toys for Tots Program

The Lynn Fire Department and Pickering Middle School students are helping children across the North Shore enjoy a happy holiday season as a result of their joint efforts in the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots program. Dan Zagdan-Gross, one of the leaders of Lynn Fire Department’s Toys for Tots effort, and fellow firefighters packed...

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Lynn Tree Lighting

December 4, 2014
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Lynn Tree Lighting

Emilee Barahona sits on her dad, Juan’s, shoulders to get a better view of the tree and Santa.

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Obituaries 12-02-2014

December 4, 2014
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Henry Hamilton Former member of many organizations Henry J. Hamilton of Revere died at the Leonard Florence Center for Living on November 28.  Henry was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict  and a former member of Laborers Union Local 22, Revere Elks, VFW and American Legion. Born in East Boston, he lived...

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Jake Flynn to perform in “A Christmas Carol”: The son of Sports Greats Mike and Mary Flynn is Set for his Debut at NSMT

December 4, 2014
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Jake Flynn to perform in “A Christmas Carol”: The son of Sports Greats Mike and Mary Flynn is Set for his Debut at NSMT

Jake Flynn’s mother was a soccer and softball standout at the University of Maine and one of the greatest softball players in Bishop Fenwick High School history, starring on four consecutive Division 1 state championship teams in the early 1990s. And just to show what a versatile perfomer she was, Mary Wells Flynn would...

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Lynn Tech Teacher Jay Richards Retires After 28 years on the Job

December 4, 2014
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Lynn Tech Teacher Jay Richards Retires After 28 years on the Job

Lynn Tech students and colleagues of Jay Richards, one by one and some in groups, stopped by the desk in front of the large clock in the school lobby on their way to their Thanksgiving break. There was something symbolic to it all, so many saying, “Thank you, Mr. Richards,” on the eve of...

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Governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis Honored by Health Center

November 27, 2014
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Governor Michael and Kitty Dukakis Honored by Health Center

On Thursday, November 20th,  Lynn Community Health Center honored Governor and Mrs. Michael Dukakis as “Visionaries in Healthcare” and health center patient Minnie Oji Holloway as a “Shining Star” at its annual “Wisdom to Wellness” Gala. The Dukakises were honored as champions for access to healthcare, especially mental health and addiction services, as both...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate we truly are. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a...

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Laramie named Softball Coach and Assistant SID at Fisher College

November 27, 2014
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Laramie named Softball Coach and Assistant SID at Fisher College

Ashley Laramie has had a front-row seat to excellent general managing and coaching in her position as the assistant general manager of the North Shore Navigators of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Laramie has worked closely with general manager Bill Terlecky and field managers Jeff Waldron and Jon Cahill on game operations and player...

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