The Winning Formula:Rashida Ellis Seeks Sixth U.S.A. Golden Gloves Title

June 10, 2016
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The Winning Formula:Rashida Ellis Seeks Sixth U.S.A. Golden Gloves Title

By Cary Shuman Lynn resident Rashida Ellis will be trying to win her sixth Women’s National Golden Gloves championship next month in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Ellis, a 2014 Lynn English graduate, will be competing in the 132-pound division at the national tournament that begins July 5. The 21-year-old amateur boxer, who stands 5 feet,...

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Giannino Starts Yoga Classes at Disciplined Fitness Gym

June 10, 2016
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Giannino Starts Yoga Classes at Disciplined Fitness Gym

By Cary Shuman Lynn resident Theresa Giannino is bringing yoga to the Disciplined Fitness Center on Linden Street. “The owner of the gym, Glen Rodriguez is trying to offer his clients something more than boot camp, personal training and fit fighting so he’s rounding it out with yoga. It’s a nice contrast for the...

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Hopes for Ferry Season Dashed:Lynn Denied Funding Stream for Current Year

June 10, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City of Lynn officials and members of the Lynn statehouse delegation were disappointed this week at the news that the Seaport Economic Council has denied the city’s request for $700,000 in Seaport Council funds to provide an operating subsidy for a third season of ferry service in 2016. The disappointing...

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Special Promotions and Events Populate the Navigators Schedule

June 10, 2016
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Highlighted by the popular Wayne Alarm Friday Night Fireworks Series, the Navigators have some other special plans in store for the 2016 season. Father’s Day, presented by New Angle Glass, will allow dads in FREE plus every father in attendance will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. As the dads enter the gate the...

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Catholic Charities Annual Spring Celebration Raises More than $1.1 Million

June 10, 2016
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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston held its annual Spring Celebration on May 11 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, raising more than $1.1 million to fund the agency’s programs and services that support more than 200,000 people in need throughout Eastern Massachusetts. Highlights from the event included Cardinal Seán...

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Christopher’s Café Joins the LACC

June 10, 2016
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Christopher’s Café located at 2 Lewis Street in Lynn recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  Owner David Shalvoy says the community has been an incredible support for his small breakfast and lunch destination in the heart of the Diamond district.  Over the past few years Shalvoy has...

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Honoring

June 3, 2016
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Honoring

Justin De Jesus of the Lynn City Wide Band played “Taps” at the conclusion of the service in front of an American Flag composed of the names of all the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

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Bent Water Brewing, Co. Celebrates Grand Opening

June 3, 2016
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Bent Water Brewing, Co. Celebrates Grand Opening

Marianne Salza The Bent Water Brewing, Co., located at 180 Commercial Street, celebrated their grand opening on May 21, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and outdoor party that included a barbeque and live music. Hundreds of friends, neighbors, and elected officials enjoyed the festivities and were excited to sample four debuting beers: Blast Off,...

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Mass Police Association Endorses Michael Marks for Essex County Sheriff

June 3, 2016
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Mass Police Association Endorses Michael Marks for Essex County Sheriff

Michael Marks, Superintendent of the Essex County Sheriff’s Department’s Middleton Facility, has earned the prestigious endorsement of the Massachusetts Police Association (MPA).  In a letter of support, MPA’s Vice President Alan N. Andrews wrote to Mike, “It is clear that you have the experience and commitment to maintain the integrity and professionalism of the...

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Wyoma Lions hold Memorial Tree Service

June 3, 2016
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The Wyoma Lions Club of Lynn held their 16th Annual Memorial Day Tree Service on Saturday, May 28th on the front lawn of the Lynn Public Library.  The ceremony, which is usually held on the Commons with the lighting of the Wyoma Club’s Memorial Tree, was moved to the Library with permission of the...

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Local Water Quality Varies from Beach to Beach

June 3, 2016
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In 2015, overall water quality on all of the Boston Harbor Region’s public beaches was down from a high of 96 percent in 2014 to 92 percent in 2015, primarily as a result of frequent summer storms. Though total rainfall was actually up slightly from 2014, in 2015 there were more than 30 summer...

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Breed Middle School Memorial Day Assembly

June 3, 2016
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Breed Middle School held a Memorial Day Assembly on May 27 to commemorate our country’s veterans. The ceremony was dedicated to past and present servicemen and women in the armed forces who have protected our freedom, and included a special photographic display of portraits of loved ones who have served in the military. “It’s...

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Mia Nowicki Powers St Mary’s to Holland Championship

June 3, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Just perfect. St. Mary’s junior Mia Nowicki came on in relief and pitched four perfect innings to help the Spartans defeat Lynn Classical, 6-4, in nine innings in the championship game of the John Holland Memorial Tournament Sunday at Grace Rogato Field. Nowicki, a flame-throwing righthander, retired all 12 batters she...

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Malden Catholic Celebrates 81st Annual Commencement

June 3, 2016
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Malden Catholic recently celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 21, in the Doherty Gymnasium at Malden Catholic. The 139 diplomas were conferred by Headmaster Mr. Thomas J. Doherty III. Members of the Malden Catholic Class of 2015 have received college scholarships with a four-year value of more than $18...

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St Mary’s High School Senior Prom

May 27, 2016
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St Mary’s High School Senior Prom

Students at the St. Mary’s High School senior prom gathered on the boardwalk to take a photo with the Boston skyline behind the Royal Sonesta Hotel at their prom this past Thursday evening.

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Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund

May 27, 2016
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Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Brenda Mejia led her fellow students in a traditional dance last Friday, May 20, during the Lynn Hispanic Scholarship Fund. More than 25,000 in scholarships were awarded.  

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Gannon GC Tees Up for Season

May 27, 2016
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Gannon GC Tees Up for Season

By Joyce Erekson Golfers in these parts are a hardy lot and that’s a good thing given the fickle weather they battle every spring when they’re itching to break out the clubs. This spring, like many, has been a tease. Gannon Golf Course opened Tuesday, March 8, and two months later, the weather is...

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Lynn is At the Center of Development,North of Boston

May 27, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. “The future’s in the air I can feel it everywhere Blowing with the wind of change” -The Scorpions, 1991   It may seem trite to quote a heavy metal rock song from the 1990s, when opening a discussion about the future of Lynn, but the fact is that the ‘Winds...

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Effort Being Renewed to Retire Tony Conigliaro’s Red Sox Jersey

May 27, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Richie Conigliaro said his family is renewing its campaign to have his late brother Tony Conigliaro’s Red Sox jersey No. 25 retired. One of the supporters of the effort is Revere resident Mickey Casoli, who knew Tony C. when he was growing up in Revere and remains a close friend of...

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Police Briefs 05-24-2016

May 27, 2016
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CrimeBriefs By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A trio of violent crime reports jumped into the headlines in Lynn this week, as Lynn Police dealt with two cases involving guns and a reported kidnapping. However, arrests have been made in all three cases. Friday night shooting leads top pair of arrests Police responded to an Essex...

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Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were 38,000 highway fatalities in America. That’s about 100 Americans killed every day in motor vehicle-related crashes and accidents. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands...

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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day has long been lost amidst the excesses of our materialistic society. Since the 1960s, when Congress voted to make it part of a three-day weekend,...

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Having Fun

May 20, 2016
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Having Fun

The Lynn Classical High School varsity softball team was all hands on deck for team photo day this past Tuesday morning.

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Lynn Resident Soun H. Lee Honored at UMass Amherst

May 20, 2016
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Lynn Resident Soun H. Lee Honored at UMass Amherst

By Joyce Erekson When Soun H. Lee arrived in the United States from Cambodia at the age of 12, one thing became immediately clear to him. He had to learn English and he had to do it quickly. Lee tells the story of how he carried an English-Cambodian dictionary around with him for the...

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