Foley Family Finds Felicity at St. Mary’s

September 17, 2013
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St. Mary’s is a school known for the family atmosphere that is prevalent among its students, faculty, administration and alumni. No one knows that – or lives it –better than the Foleys. Jackie (Rowley) Foley is a veteran educator at St. Mary’s who has taken over as dean of the Marian Division (grades 6-8)....

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New Marshall Middle School: Project Deserves the City’s Support

September 17, 2013
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Today, Tuesday, Sept. 17, is a very important day for the future of the city of Lynn. Residents will head to the polls for the primary election for Mayor, City Council, and School Committee, but also to determine whether to build a brand new Thurgood Marshall Middle School. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham...

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Obituaries 09-17-2013

September 17, 2013
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Claire Gagnon Retired Head Administrative Clerk for Mass Office of Secretary of State Claire M. Gagnon, a lifelong Lynn resident, died after a long illness. She was 93 years old. Born in Lynn, the daughter of the late John N. and Yvonne (Labrie) Gagnon, she was a graduate of Lynn English High School, Class...

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Kennedy, Phelan Debate the Issues on Live Television

September 10, 2013
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Kennedy, Phelan Debate the Issues on Live Television

The Great Lynn Mayoral Debate is now in the books. Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and Council President Timothy Phelan offered sharp exchanges on a number on issues and how they would lead the city over the next four years during their two-hour debate that was broadcast live on television by LynnCAM. So who won...

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Semi-pro Basketball Team Will Be Based in Lynn: The Aba’s North Shore Tides Will Play Home Games at Lynn Tech

September 10, 2013
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Semi-pro Basketball Team Will Be Based in Lynn: The Aba’s North Shore Tides Will Play Home Games  at Lynn Tech

The league that launched the professional basketball career of “Doctor J,” Julius Erving, is coming to Lynn. Team owner Jake Canty has announced that the semi-professional North Shore Tides will play their American Basketball Association (ABA) home games at the Lynn Tech Fieldhouse. A former Lynn high school and Bridgton Academy basketball player, the...

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Fatal Police Shooting Under Investigation: Victim Allegedly Reached for Officer’s Weapon

September 10, 2013
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Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s office is investigating the officer involved shooting on Newcastle Street, that left an Iraq War Veteran dead and the three police officers involved on paid administrative leave while the investigation is on-going. According to Police reports, officers were sent to Newcastle Street in Lynn at approximately 11:10 a.m....

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A Tragedy on All Fronts: Following Shooting We Must Ask: Was There a Way to Avoid This?

September 10, 2013
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The tragic death last week of an Iraq war veteran, during what began as a routine police call for a disturbance of the peace should first and foremost be looked at as the tragedy that it is. Denis Reynoso, according to reports from his neighbors, was a war hero and a “good guy”. A...

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John Ford Steps Forward for Lynn Basketball

September 10, 2013
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When Jake Canty was looking for a place to locate his ABA basketball franchise, he consulted his mentor and friend, John Ford, a member of the Lynn School Committee. Ford suggested the Lynn Tech Fieldhouse would be the right venue and this city would be the perfect fit for the semi-professional North Shore Tides,...

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Congratulations, LynnCAM on the Great Debate

September 10, 2013
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It’s not an easy task to host a political debate, let alone one with so much at stake and so much community wide interest – and on live television, no less. But LynnCAM and its executive director Cassi Vitali pulled it off masterfully with its live broadcast of the mayoral debate featuring Mayor Judith...

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Obituaries 09-10-2013

September 10, 2013
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Stanley Oldytowski Longtime GE Aircraft Technician Stanley J. Oldytowski of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died on September 2 at the Spaulding Hospital and Re-hab center in Cambridge after a brief illness. He was 68 years old. Born in Lynn, the son of the late Peter P. and Mary A. (Mojewoczic) Oldytowski, he was a...

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The 19th Annual St. Mary’s Golf Open

September 2, 2013
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The 19th Annual St. Mary’s Golf Open

From left, Assistant Head of School/Principal Dr. Mark DiFabio, Golf Open co-chairs Mike Reddy and Cheryl Meninno, Head of School Grace Cotter Regan and Board of Trustees Chair Jack King.

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New Look Lynn Chargers Ready for the Season

September 2, 2013
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New Look Lynn Chargers Ready for the Season

Bigger and better, the Lynn Chargers, dressed in their bright gold jerseys and black pants, are ready to tackle their opponents. Brian Lozzi, president of the Chargers youth football and cheerleading organization, said that enrollment has increased by 50 per cent this season. “We went from 92 football players to about 140 and had...

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Lynn Public Schools Set to Resume Wednesday

September 2, 2013
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With Labor Day now behind us – the unofficial end of summer – come and gone, parents across the city and their children will be heading to school Wednesday morning for the start of the 2013-14 school year. According to the School District Calendar, which is posted on the district website at www.lynschools.org, the...

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Primary in Two Weeks: Election Office Seeing ‘normal’ Activity Before Primary

September 2, 2013
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With just two weeks to go before the September 17, Primary Election in Lynn, Elections Department Head Clerk Debra Ginivan said this week that voter activity in advance of the primary was pretty normal for this time of year. “There have been a few people in (to vote absentee), but no more than usual,”...

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Community Development Announces $267g Grant for Seaport Marina: Funding Will Help Pay for Transient Dockage

September 2, 2013
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The Lynn Community Development Office announced last week that they have received a $267,000 federal grant, through the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to construct approximately 12 transient docking spaces at the city owned Seaport Marina. According to Marsh, the new dockage is designed specifically to cater to visiting boaters who want to...

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School’s Back: So Be Careful Driving on Our Streets

September 2, 2013
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School either already has begun or will be back in session shortly in communities  all across the state — and that means motorists who have become accustomed to child-free streets during the morning commute once again must become eagle-eyed and on the lookout for children and school buses on our roadways. The start of...

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Coach Zukowski’s Comments were Refreshing

September 2, 2013
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Lynn Classical baseball coach Mike Zukowski comments were certainly refreshing at the team’s “celebration dinner” last week at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine. Speaking to the players and parents in attendance, Zukowski said he wanted to try a different approach to the  awards banquet. “I envision this as more of a celebration dinner for the...

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Stem Camp

August 27, 2013
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Stem Camp

St. Mary’s Students spent a week participating in small projects related to the STEM areas: science, technology, engineering and math.

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Paul Cavanagh Golf Tournament

August 27, 2013
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Paul Cavanagh Golf Tournament

The 24th Annual Paul Cavanagh Golf Tournament.   This annual event has raised over $150,000 for LEHS, LCHS, St. Mary’s & Bishop Fenwich students, as well as children of deceased FBI agents.   It was a great day for all, with good food, friends, and camaraderie. The Cavanagh family welcomed Tim Phelan, candidate for...

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City Puts Gannon Lease out to Bid: 5-year Lease Term Designed to Garner More Bidders, Better Rent

August 27, 2013
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According to Assistant City Solicitor James Lamanna, the city’s bid process for management and operation of Gannon Golf Course was designed to elicit a greater number of potential operators and increase the rent that can be paid to the city over the proposed five-year lease arrangement. “We debated the merits of a three-year versus...

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Manning Field Ticket Prices Could Be Rising

August 27, 2013
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The Lynn Stadium Commission will soon vote on a proposal that would increase the cost of admission to events at Manning Field from $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students to $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and students. The proposed price change would also raise the cost of Thanksgiving day...

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Fraser Field to Get New Infield Turf: $300,000 Project to Be Completed Before Winter

August 27, 2013
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According to John Kasian of the Lynn Community Development office, the city is currently seeking bids for a new artificial turf infield at Fraser Field, which will replace the 10-year old artificial infield that was installed in 2002 and include new artificial turf base paths as well. The estimated cost of the project is...

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The Return of Ridley: Former Classical Star to Be an Assistant Coach

August 27, 2013
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Lynn Classical graduate Helen Ridley is undisputedly one of the greatest basketball players in school history. During her four-year career under then-coach and now school principal Gene Constantino, she scored more than 1,000 points, including one unforgettable performance when she poured in 52 in a single game. Helen Ridley’s All-Scholastic achievements were recognized with...

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Welcome Home, Helen Ridley

August 27, 2013
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Even when All-Scholastic Helen Ridley left Lynn after a superlative high school basketball career to become a Division 1 college player at Quinnipiac University, she still had the city in her heart. For it was Helen Ridley who attracted the attention of another Lynn Classical great – All-Scholastic Monique Lee – who followed the...

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