Vietnam Veterans ‘Memorial Day’ Serves as a Reminder to Honor Those Who Serve

April 2, 2015
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The Lynn Department of Veterans’ Services and Lynn Veterans’ Council annual tribute to Vietnam Veterans last Friday at Lynn City Hall featured newly appointed Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services Secretary Francisco Urena and Past State Commandant Warren Griffin of the Marine Corps League. Urena brought greetings on behalf of the Commonwealth and briefly thanked...

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Sports 03-31-2015

April 2, 2015
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Antonio Anderson to coach in Salem State basketball program By Joyce Erekson Seven years ago Lynn native Antonio Anderson was traveling the same road as the players on the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team are today. He and his teammates on the University of Memphis men’s basketball team were gearing up for the...

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St. Patrick’s Day Recovery Run

March 25, 2015
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St. Patrick’s Day Recovery Run

Patty Scarpetti (left) of Chelsea and Linda Thornton (right) of Lynn were festively dressed during the Hibernian 5K St. Patrick’s Day Recovery Run was held Sunday morning, March 22.

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Little League Baseball Age Change to be Phased in Over Next Few Years

March 25, 2015
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Little League baseball is getting younger. Last year Little League, in an attempt to align itself with International Baseball Federation rules and address the fact that so many of its players turn 13 during the season, voted to change the date used to determine the league age of its players from April 30 to...

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Lynn Veterans to Honor 40th Anniversary of End of The War Friday, March 27

March 25, 2015
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The Lynn Department of Veterans’ Services and Lynn Veterans’ Council will host a memorial tribute to Vietnam Veterans this Friday at Lynn City Hall at 11 a.m. in the Lynn City Hall Foyer, 3 City Hall Square. According to Mike Sweeney, Director of Lynn Veterans Services, Governor Charlie Baker’s newly appointed Massachusetts Department of...

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EDIC Chief Confirms: Start of New Ferry Season

March 25, 2015
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It may seem to be a bit early for people to start talking about ferry boat rides to Boston, what with large snow piles still dominating the local landscape and temperatures that are still occasionally below freezing. But the calendar says it is spring and with spring the loyal contingent of Lynn to Boston...

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Lynn Softball Players Light It up on the Diamond

March 18, 2015
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Hannah Byrne is off to a red-hot start to the softball season and as it turns out, she’s not alone. The St. Anselm  Hawks opened their season at the PFX Athletics Spring Games in Clermont, Fla., last week and  Byrne was on fire. The former Classical High star started all 10 games and finished...

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Mayor Kennedy Selected to Classical Hall of Fame

March 18, 2015
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will join other Lynn Classical High School alumni as inductees in to the Lynn Classical High School Hall of Fame at the induction dinner on May 16 at the Nahant Country Club. Kennedy graduated from Lynn Classical in 1980. She went on to attend Tufts University where she graduated magna...

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NSCC Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

March 18, 2015
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For its commitment to community engagement, North Shore Community College has received the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for General Community Service from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and...

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Softball Players Tune Up for Tryouts

March 12, 2015
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Softball Players Tune Up for Tryouts

Softball players hoping to make an impression at high school tryouts next week or just get the rust off got the opportunity to work on their skills this week at Tune-Up for Tryouts Softball Camp held in the Classical High gym. Chris Warren, who coached the Classical High softball team for 15 years before...

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LACC to Hold Women in Networking Series

March 12, 2015
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LACC to Hold Women in Networking Series

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce 2015 Women in Networking Series will kick off on Monday, March 30th with “History & High Heels” featuring Lynn Native and New York Shoe Designer Paula Koumoundouros at the Lynn Museum and Historical Society, 590 Washington Street, Lynn, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. R & L Associates, Inc. is...

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Golfers Hoping to See Some Green Soon

March 12, 2015
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Mother Nature may have thrown us a bone this week with a touch of spring-like weather, but there’s still a ways to go before local golfers will be able to hit the links. Gannon Golf Course, like just about every other course in the Northeast, is still buried under a couple of feet of...

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Snow Removal an Issue as Spring Sports Begin

March 12, 2015
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The high school spring sports season officially gets underway Monday with the first day of tryouts and the big question is how long it will take to move the show outside. Community Development’s John Kasian, who oversees the operation and scheduling of both Manning Field and Fraser Field, said both fields are still under...

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Founders Celebration to Be Held March 18

March 12, 2015
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My Brother’s Table (MBT), the North Shore’s largest soup kitchen located in Lynn, will hold its annual Founders Celebration, Wednesday, March 18th at 6:30 pm at Shirat Hayam in Swampscott, MA. The Founders Celebration is an evening to honor the founders of MBT and their legacy as well as some of the special supporters...

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Obituaries 03-10-2015

March 12, 2015
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Doris Nicotera Homemaker and long time Revere resident Doris M. (Maggioli) Nicotera of Revere died on March 8 after a long illness. She was 92 years old. She was the devoted wife of the late Orlando A. Nicotera; loving mother of Diane C. Cohane and her husband, Dennis and Dennis V. Nicotera, all of...

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Lynn’s Rashidi Ellis Will Be Pacquaio’s Sparring Partner for the Mayweather Fight

March 5, 2015
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Lynn’s Rashidi Ellis Will Be Pacquaio’s Sparring Partner for the Mayweather Fight

The Manny Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather fight on May 2 is already being considered the biggest boxing event of all time – or at least since Muhammad Ali fought Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in 1971. The fight was five years in the making and it will undoubtedly be one of the greatest sporting events...

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Gauthier Off to Strong Start for Hartford

March 5, 2015
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Gauthier Off to Strong Start for Hartford

Baseball may seem light years away given the fact most fields are still buried under a couple of feet of snow, but it’s in full swing at the college level. Former Classical High hurler Kyle Gauthier already has two games under his belt for the Division 1 University of Hartford Hawks and his performance...

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Jeanette Anderson Steps in to New Basketball Position at Binghamton

March 5, 2015
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Jeanette Anderson Steps in to New Basketball Position at Binghamton

By the time Jeanette Anderson had wrapped up her final season on the Caldwell College women’s basketball team last year, she had crossed off just about everything on her “to do” list. The former English High star topped off a wildly successful career by being named the Daktronics East Regional Player of the Year...

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Obituaries 03-03-2015

March 5, 2015
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Jozef Soroka Retired owner of Jozef Soroka Tailor Shop of Hamilton and Wenham Jozef Soroka of Lynn died at home on March 1 surrounded by his loving family. He was 79 years old. Born and educated in Poland, the son of the late Florian and Stanislawa (Jakobiec) Soroka and the husband of Janina (Kopach)...

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Ancient Order of Hibernians Kickoff to Irish Heritage Month

February 26, 2015
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Ancient Order of Hibernians Kickoff to Irish Heritage Month

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) of Lynn held its kickoff to Irish Heritage Month (March) Tuesday night at Lynn City Hall. From left, are AOH historian Michael Mannion, Lynn Police Sgt. And bagpipes player Ned Shinnick, AOH President Dick Wall, Captain of the Color Guard Paul MacDonald, and the Rev. Brian Flynn.

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Charlie Gallo Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd.

February 26, 2015
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Charlie Gallo Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd.

Two-term Lynn School Committee Member Charlie Gallo, 31, has announced that he will not seek re-election, though he plans to remain involved in the community and is not ruling out a future run for elected office. “I will miss serving,” said Gallo. “Most of all, I will miss going into our schools and engaging...

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Bailer Scores 1,000th Career Point in St. Mary’s Win

February 26, 2015
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Bailer Scores 1,000th Career Point in St. Mary’s Win

LYNN –  There’s a reason a player gets his name put on a banner on the gym wall when he scores 1,000 career points. It’s up there because it’s a difficult thing to do. St. Mary’s senior point guard Dennis Bailer joined the club last week when he scored 23 points in a two-point...

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Council Forms ‘Snow Commish’

February 26, 2015
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy agreed on Tuesday night to work hand in hand with the Lynn Council’s Public Works Committee and a task force of public safety managers to find ways to improve the city’s response to snow emergencies. The unprecedented, in Lynn at least, snow commission will include the three city councilors on...

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Lynn’s Congressman Seth Moulton Makes Favorable Impression in Visit

February 26, 2015
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During the course of his campaign for the congressional seat in the Sixth District, Seth Moulton said he would be back in Lynn often and doing what he could in Washington to help the city to advance in all ways. Congressman Moulton was in Lynn Sunday afternoon, conducting office hours at Brothers Deli on...

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