Obituaries 04-21-2015

April 24, 2015
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Margaret “Sissy” (Cole) Burley Of Chelsea At 76 years of age, Margaret passed away in the comforting presence of her devoted family and loved ones on Friday April 17th at the Eastpointe Nursing Care Center in Chelsea after a short illness.  Born and raised in Chelsea she was the beloved daughter of the late...

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A Banner Achievement

April 21, 2015
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A Banner Achievement

Lynn Classical High School unveiled a new banner honoring its 2015 Division 2 state champion girls indoor track 4 X 200 relay team. Pictured at the ceremony are Classical student-athletes Anna Wargo, Jennifer Gaudet, Agnes Bangura, and Devyn Astuccio, Principal Gene Constantino, girls track head coach Steve Martin, and Director of Athletics Bill Devin....

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Lynn’s Dilisio Gearing up for Her Fifth Boston Marathon

April 21, 2015
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Lynn’s Dilisio Gearing up for Her Fifth Boston Marathon

It could be sunny and in the 60s from September to April and training for the Boston Marathon would still be an ordeal. Throw in 110-plus inches of snow, bitter cold temperatures, non-existent sidewalks, pot holes and streets the width of cow paths and the difficult becomes near impossible. Lynn’s Karen DiLisio will run...

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Galeazzi Named CCC Rookie of the Week

April 21, 2015
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Galeazzi Named CCC Rookie of the Week

Former Classical High three-sport athlete Francesca Galeazzi does a lot of things well, but her greatest strength may be her ability to roll with change. When she started playing softball at Classical, Galeazzi was an infielder turned outfielder and a righty turned into a lefty slapper. She moved to shortstop as a sophomore and...

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Revolution Will Be a Contender for the MLS Championship

April 21, 2015
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Like it has many times before, the unpredictable weather affected a game at Gillette Stadium. On a clear, sunny day, the wind dominated the New England Revolution soccer team’s post-game press conference. Coach Jay Heaps acknowledged that the wind made playing the game “very difficult.” As a result, neither the defending Eastern Conference Champions...

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Congressman Moulton Upholds Promise to Fight for Pay Equity in the Workforce

April 21, 2015
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On Equal Pay Day, Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) reiterated his support for the Paycheck Fairness Act and called on Congress to pass important legislation ensuring that working men and women are paid equally for the same work. Today, women in the United States continue to earn less on average than their male counterparts, and...

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Tears of Joy

April 9, 2015
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Tears of Joy

Senior Jaida Santos sheds some tears while thanking her coaches and fellow teammates for her basketball career at Lynn Classical High School during the March 31 breakup banquet at Old Tyme Restaurant. Coach Tom Sawyer and the rest of the team shared memories and stories of their season – and for the seniors –...

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Lynn Native Al Donovan Is the Pitching Coach at Salem State

April 9, 2015
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The Salem State University baseball team has been on a roll lately and one of the people contributing to the Vikings’ success is Lynn native Al Donovan. Donovan, an outstanding pitcher for Lynn Tech back in the early 1980s, took on the role of pitching coach for at Salem State back in the fall...

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City of Lynn Looking for Resident Input

April 9, 2015
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When was the last time that you felt your city government really wanted to hear from you? When you felt like you had an opportunity to make a difference in the way decisions would get made going forward? If you don’t feel that you’ve had a voice in your city government before, then you...

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Little Leagues Gearing Up for Opening Day

April 9, 2015
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Little League Opening Day is rapidly approaching and that means the volunteers who make it all happen are in full battle mode, working on fields, cleaning up the clubhouses and seeing to all the details that make for a smooth start to the season. Lynn Shore Little League will lead the pack with its...

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Lynn to Get Nearly $1.5 Million from State for Roadway Repairs

April 9, 2015
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Following an historic winter season that resulted in many roads across the city falling into disrepair, the city of Lynn got some good news from the statehouse this week, when State Senator Thomas McGee announced that the city would be getting nearly $1.5 million in new Chapter 90 funding for roads and bridges. That...

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NSCC’s Center for Alternative Studies and Educational Testing Earns National Recognition

April 9, 2015
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North Shore Community College’s Center for Alternative Studies and Educational Testing (CAS) was recently awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).  The Center for Alternative Studies and Educational Testing at NSCC is one of the few test centers in the U.S. and Canada to have completed this intensive certification process. ...

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Lunch with the Easter Bunny

April 2, 2015
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Lunch with the Easter Bunny

Michael and Robert McIntyre with the Easter Bunny last Saturday morning, March 28, at the annual Parks and Recreation Department’s Lunch with the Easter Bunny celebration. The annual event is held at the Old Thyme Restaurant on Boston Street.

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The Robots Are Coming: Lynn Robotics Team Shows Dedication to the Task

April 2, 2015
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The Robots Are Coming: Lynn Robotics Team Shows Dedication to the Task

When one thinks about high school, they don’t usually think of kids building seven-foot robots that will compete in nationwide competitions, but that would be wrong. For the past nine years, the Lynn Schools have taken part in the US First Robotics competition. Students from all three high schools meet every school day after...

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LACC Welcomes Gallo Law Office

April 2, 2015
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LACC Welcomes Gallo Law Office

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Attorney Charles (“Charlie”) N. Gallo to the organization with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Gallo recently founded Gallo Law Office in his hometown of Lynn, MA and has worked primarily in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate for a decade. Located at 15 Johnson Street,...

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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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