Obituaries 03-19-2013

March 19, 2013
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Viola Pierson Retired Medical Secretary Viola J. (Maciak) Pierson of Lynn died at a local nursing home after a long illness on March 14. She was 91 years old. A Medical Secretary for Dr. Henry in Lynn for many years, she lived in Ohio, Illinois and California and travelled to different parts of Europe...

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Tanairy’s Beauty Salon Opens in Wyoma Square

March 12, 2013
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Tanairy’s Beauty Salon Opens in Wyoma Square

Frances Martinez, executive director of the North Shore Latino Business Association, said Saturday’s grand opening of Tanairy’s Beauty Salon in Wyoma Square was an historic event for the district. “This is the first Latino-owned business in Wyoma Square and this shows how the community is changing and how Latinos are reaching out to all...

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Lozzi Announces Candidacy for Re-election to Council

March 12, 2013
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Lozzi Announces Candidacy for Re-election to Council

Ward 1 City Councilor Wayne Lozzi announced his candidacy for re-election at a campaign fundraising event March 4 at Old Tyme Italian Cuisine Restaurant. Lozzi, who has been a city councilor for 10 years, will be seeking his sixth term in office. During his remarks to a room full of supporters, Lozzi cited some...

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Tori Faieta to Play in NCAA Basketball Tournament

March 12, 2013
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Lynn’s Tori Faieta is ready for the Big Dance. Faieta and her Stonehill College teammates will open play in the East Regional of the NCAA Division 2 Women’s Basketball Tournament Friday (2:30 p.m.) against Franklin Pierce at the Dana Center on the campus of Bentley University in Waltham. Stonehill is the No. 2 seed...

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Federal Sequester

March 12, 2013
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The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military and Head Start.  Mayor Judith Flanagan is assessing the impact of the cuts to...

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Obituaries 03-12-2013

March 12, 2013
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Ernest Therrien Eastern Bank Retiree, All Star Pitcher, Semi Pro Football Player, Avid Environmentalist and Fisherman Ernest V. Therrien of Lynn died March 9 at the Life Care Center of the North Shore after a brief illness. He was 75 years old. Born in Lynn, the son of the late Philip J. and Irene...

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Lynn Rotary Honors Students

March 5, 2013
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Lynn Rotary Honors Students

The Lynn Rotary Club honored outstanding eighth grade students in the Lynn schools at a luncheon at the Porthole Restaurant. Front row, from left, are Gabelys Rodriguez (Pickering School), Michelle Scuzzarella (Breed Middle School), and Belen Novoa (Sacred Heart School). Back row, from left, are Jordan Brown (Marshall Middle School), Joshua Tendo (St. Pius...

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Sarah Jackson Named Coordinator of Private Partnerships for Lynn Schools

March 5, 2013
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Sarah Jackson Named Coordinator of Private Partnerships for Lynn Schools

Lynn resident Sarah Jackson has begun working in her new job as coordinator of private partnerships for the Lynn public schools. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham appointed Jackson to the position and the School Committee unanimously approved her appointment to a one-year consulting contact. Jackson was formally introduced at the School Committee meeting...

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Cotter Promoted to Sergeant in Lynn Police Department

March 5, 2013
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Cotter Promoted to Sergeant in Lynn Police Department

Paul Cotter was sworn in as a sergeant in the Lynn Police Department during a ceremony held Feb. 26 in the office of Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy. Cotter, 36, has been a Lynn police officer for 11 years. He attended Sisson and Pickering Schools in Lynn and graduated from Essex Agricultural School. He...

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St. Mary’s Boys Basketball

March 5, 2013
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St. Mary’s High School boys basketball star Tommy Deveau of Lynn is pictured in action for the Spartans in their 63-46 win over Winthrop in the State Tournament. Deveau has been a force in the tournament with 39 points in two games.

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Gallo’s Proposal for Fundraising Position Could Give Lynn Schools a Major Boost

March 5, 2013
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We’ve been very impressed with Charlie Gallo’s first term of service on the Lynn School Committee. He has demonstrated diligence and a real understanding of what it’s going to take to continue the progress of the schools under the administration of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Catherine Latham. And now Gallo has brought forth what...

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State Tournament Round-up

March 5, 2013
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State Tournament Round-up

Rudolph, St. Mary’s open with win over Bedford The State Tournament brings out the best in the best players and Lynn’s Brianna Rudolph was a force to be reckoned with in the St. Mary’s High girls basketball team’s 62-58 victory over Bedford in the Division 3 North quarterfinals. Rudolph, a junior guard from Lynn, ...

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Obituaries 03-05-2013

March 5, 2013
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Edward Johnson, Sr. Of New Hampshire, formerly of Everett Edward P. Johnson, Sr. of North Conway, NH, formerly of Everett, died on February 28. He was the beloved husband of Donna (Barry); father of Debra of Westborough, Edward P., Jr. of Lynn, Karen Maddox and her husband, Sean of Arlington, Linda Moore of Westborough...

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Rep. Fennell Endorses Lynch in Senate Race

March 1, 2013
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Rep. Fennell Endorses Lynch in Senate Race

State Rep. Robert Fennell has endorsed Congressman Stephen Lynch in his bid for the office of United States Senator. Fennell made the announcement during Lynch’s visit to the city last week. Lynch began his campaign stop at the Capitol Diner that is owned by Fennell. Fennell said he and Lynch began their legislative careers...

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Tori is the Story: Faieta, Stonehill Stun No. 1-ranked Bentley

March 1, 2013
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Tori is the Story: Faieta, Stonehill Stun No. 1-ranked Bentley

Tori Faieta had some superlative achievements during her basketball career at St. Mary’s High School: the 1,000-point club, All-Scholastic and Item honors, and the ultimate one, a state championship. Faieta added another memorable moment to her basketball resume as the 6-foot-2-inch sophomore center scored 14 points in helping the Stonehill College women’s team defeat...

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Food for Thought: Mancaniello Gives Lynn Woods Students a Taste of His Expertise

March 1, 2013
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Libby Mancaniello delighted Ms. Maria Zukas’s class of second grade students at the Lynn Woods School with a hands-on demonstration of how to make pasta Monday afternoon. The students, including Mancaniello’s son, Jack, enjoyed the informative presentation that involved a hand-cranking machine that produced sheets of spaghetti. Later the students were treated to a...

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Good Luck, Lynn Basketball Teams

March 1, 2013
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For many Lynn high school sports fans, this is the best part of the year. We’re talking about the MIAA State Basketball Tournament, an event with decades of tradition and originally known as the Tech Tournament. Lynn will be well represented in this year’s tournament that is a single-elimination event. Lynn English High School,...

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Obituaries 02-26-2013

March 1, 2013
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Antonino “Nino” Parrinello Of East Boston Antonino “Nino” Parrinello died on February 23. Born and raised in Marsala, Sicily and arriving in East Boston in 1970, he was the beloved husband of the late Paola “lina” (Caimi) Parrinello; loving father of Frank Parrinello and his wife, Lisa of Danvers, Rosanna Paolini and her husband,...

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2013 Northeastern Conference North Champions

February 19, 2013
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2013 Northeastern Conference North Champions

Lynn English High School boys basketball players celebrate after defeating Classical, 67-54, to earn a piece of the 2013 Northeastern Conference North championship. Classical and Salem also have a share of the title.

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Harrington Students Pitch Questions to Red Sox Players

February 19, 2013
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Harrington Students Pitch Questions to Red Sox Players

Nearly two dozen first-graders at Harrington Elementary School stepped up to the bat on Feb. 7 to interview their favorite Red Sox players for a NESN segment, Red Sox Small Talk. The segment, which premiered last year, will be airing throughout the upcoming season during NESN’s Red Sox pregame coverage. At Harrington, four to...

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Fred Hogan Named NEC Coach of the Year

February 19, 2013
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Fred Hogan Named NEC Coach of the Year

It took eight years and four Northeastern Conference championships but English’s Fred Hogan has finally grasped an honor that had eluded him: NEC North Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Heading into the championship game of the Spartan Classic Monday night, Hogan had guided the Lady Bulldogs to a 19-2 record and the NEC...

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Lynn Students Honored at PCSS Science Fair

February 19, 2013
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Lynn Students Honored at PCSS Science Fair

Lynn students Salima Boukataya and Medina Sehi received Grade 10 through 12 Honorable Mention at the Pioneer Charter School of Science  (PCSS) and Engineering Fair.  After months of preparation, 88 student groups entered the PCSS gym. The 6th Annual Science and Engineering Fair finalists prepared for a day of competitive judging. PCSS Students were...

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Lynn Workers Win Settlement Against SEIU

February 19, 2013
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Workers caught in a battle between a local union and Lynn-based Complete Cleaning, Inc. have won a federal settlement from the union after union officials illegally claimed to have monopoly bargaining privileges over the workers. The settlement stems from federal unfair labor practice charges filed by Complete Cleaning worker Jairo Hernandez of Lynn against...

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Congratulations, Lynn Performing Artist Don White

February 19, 2013
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We want to congratulate well-known vocalist and musician Don White for surpassing the 20-year milestone as a performer and contributor to the folk singing community. Don is a highly regarded professional whose amazing talent and royal stage presence have entertained audiences for decades. He has personally re-energized the local folk scene through his regular...

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