General Electric Employees Help out at Kiley Park

April 21, 2014
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General Electric Employees Help out at Kiley Park

General Electric of Lynn employees joined with DPW Associate Commissioner Lisa Nerich in a cleanup and landscaping effort at Lynn Shore Little League’s Kiley Park. Pictured in the photos are some of the many GE personnel who participated in the volunteer effort.

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Koudanis Announces for State Representative

April 21, 2014
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Koudanis Announces for State Representative

Atkaterini Panagiotakis Koudanis has scheduled a campaign fundraiser at the Brick Yard Bar and Grill for tomorrow night (Wednesday, April 23) at which time she will announce her candidacy for state representative in the Eleventh Essex District including West Lynn and Nahant. “I’m expecting a good crowd of people with diverse backgrounds,” said Koudanis....

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Egg Hunt

April 21, 2014
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Egg Hunt

Many local children turned out for the Camp Fire North Shore’s Annual Egg Hunt. Some even had their faces painted for the occasion.

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Lynn’s Meghan Phelan in World Championships of Irish Dance

April 21, 2014
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Lynn’s Meghan Phelan in World Championships of Irish Dance

Meghan Phelan, 17, of Lynn is in London, England this week to compete in the World Championships of Irish Dancing. After a year of successfully competing at the New England Regional’s and U.S. National Championships, Phelan became one of the few dancers from the United States to qualify and be eligible to compete against...

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Transportation Bond Bill Has Lots for Lynn

April 21, 2014
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When Governor Deval Patrick signed the $12.8 billion Transportation Bond bill, he authorized a slate of projects that included $3.57 million in improvement for Lynn and another $4 million for a design and feasibility that will look at the potential for connecting Lynn to Route 1 more directly. In all five Lynn projects were...

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Congratulations, Tori Faieta for U.S.A. Hoop Team Selection

April 21, 2014
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We remember Tori Faieta so well for her tremendous contributions as the outstanding 6-foot-2-inch center on the 2011 state champion St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team. Tori was a 1,000-point scorer and All-Scholastic in head coach Jeff Newhall’s successful program and culminated her superb career with a state title. Tori has continued to...

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Obituaries 04-22-2014

April 21, 2014
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Helen Truszkowski Of California, formerly of Lynn Helen A. (Zalenski) Truszkowski, formerly of Lynn, died in Brentwood, California after a long battle with dementia on April 15. She was 95 years old. The beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Truszkowski, she was born in Lynn on September 29, 1918, the daughter of the...

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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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Bradley Named New English Hoop Coach

April 14, 2014
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Bradley Named New English Hoop Coach

Rachael Bradley, who won a state title as a player at St. Mary’s High School in 2002 and was a part of a 25-1 Lynn English High School team as an assistant varsity coach this season, has been named the new head coach of the Lynn English girls basketball team. Bradley, 28, was officially...

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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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A Fond Farewell: Power Steps down from Lynn Chamber

April 8, 2014
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A Fond Farewell: Power Steps down from Lynn Chamber

JoAnn Power, a valuable contributor to the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce’s growth and vibrancy for the past 16 years, is stepping down from her position as the business organization’s communications manager. Power said she is leaving her position “to start a new chapter in my life.” Colleagues, business people, and friends will salute...

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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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Just for Kicks

March 31, 2014
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Just for Kicks

Nicole Ing kicks a bag during a taekwondo demonstration at the Lynn Community and Family Resource Fair on Thursday, March 27, at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute in Lynn.

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Patrolling Lynn Beach: Coast Guard Says Cutter Was on Hand ‘in case’

March 31, 2014
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Patrolling Lynn Beach: Coast Guard Says Cutter Was on Hand ‘in case’

According to a spokesperson for the United States Coast Guard office in Boston, last week’s visit of the Coast Guard cutter USS Escanaba was prompted by the storm that visited the region on Wednesday and Thursday and the anticipated high seas that accompanied the storm. Residents of Lynn Shore Drive and visitors to the...

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Gannon Golf Course Is Open for 2014 Season

March 31, 2014
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Gannon Golf Course Is Open for 2014 Season

The Gannon Golf Course is ready for the 2104 season. David Sibley, certified PGA Professional, welcomed golfers to the course for their first rounds of the new season. Saturday was the official opening day for the course and its new leadership team, Golf Facilities Management Inc., which also oversees Hillview Golf Course in North...

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Boys and Girls Club Set for Benefit Hockey Game Sunday

March 31, 2014
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Boys and Girls Club Set for Benefit Hockey Game Sunday

Stephen Hirsch remembers the glory days of Bobby Orr and the Big Bad Bruins in the early 1970s. The Bruins won Stanley Cups in 1970 and 1972 and many believe Orr is the greatest to ever play the game. Hirsch, a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Lynn, will be suiting...

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Winter’s Lingering Effects: Continued Bad Weather Has Limited the Use of Local Playing Fields so Far

March 31, 2014
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Due to the extremely late thaw from this past winter and recent rain activity, the city of Lynn has been forced to keep the majority of its playing fields closed to local youth and high school teams seeking to practice for their upcoming seasons.’ With the exception of the two artificial turf playing surfaces...

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