Remembering the Past

December 6, 2011
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This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor surprise attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Most Americans alive today cannot recall that day and year. They can’t even recall what the surprise attack was about nor is there the sense that this one attack galvanized a sleeping giant – the...

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Obituaries 12-06-2011

December 6, 2011
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Grace ‘Cookie’ McWilliams East Boston Resident Grace C. “Cookie” (Carideo) McWilliams died in East Boston on November 27. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis J. “Red” McWilliams; mother of Mitchell McWilliams of Berkley, MA, Susan Kasian of Lynn, Daniel McWilliams of Billerica, Sharon Romilly of Littleton, Linda Gadbois of Winthrop, Joyce...

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Bulldogs Are Playoff Bound! English Hosts Everett Tonight

December 2, 2011
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Bulldogs Are Playoff Bound! English Hosts Everett Tonight

It is arguably the biggest high school football confrontation in Lynn’s modern sports history when the Lynn English Bulldogs face Everett’s Crimson Tide – the No. 1-ranked football team in Massachusetts – with a 22-game win streak – at Manning Field Tuesday night. It is the first time in 21 years that an English...

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The Cennami Name and Candlepin Bowling

December 2, 2011
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Yes, Joe Cennami is related to candlepin bowling legend Tom Cennami, who rose to prominence on the Channel 5 show hosted by Don Gillis. Interestingly Joe Cennami pronounces his last name differently than Tom, who goes by Cenn-a-mee. But while Tom isn’t active on the pro circuit any more, Joe is still heating up...

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English Blanks Classical in Thanksgiving Classic

December 2, 2011
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The Lynn English football team turned in a superb performance to defeat crosstown rival Lynn Classical 35-0 in the annual Thanksgiving game at Manning Field. League MVP P.J. Dorsey rushed for 135 yards and three touchdowns to lead the offense for the Bulldogs. Quarterback Jermaine Kelly threw two touchdown passes before leaving the game...

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Obituaries 11-29-2011

December 2, 2011
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Ann Patricia Wentzell Lifelong Lynn resident Ann Patricia Wentzell died peacefully on November 17 at the Hannah Dustin Nursing Home in Haverhill where she had been a resident for the past five months. She was 89 years old and would have turned 90 on December 30. She was born and raised in Lynn, where...

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Everett High Football Team Rolls to Victory in Semifinals

November 30, 2011
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The Everett High football team turned in a superb performance and took home a 46-0 victory over Lynn English in a Division 1A semifinal playoff game Tuesday night at Manning Field in Lynn. Senior quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw touchdown passes to Jalen Felix and Jakarrie Washington. Senior running back Vondell Langston rushed for two...

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Lynn Supports Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

November 22, 2011
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Lynn Supports Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

For the second year in a row, a group of devoted Lynners – devoted to making life just a bit easier for our troops fighting wars in faraway lands – have been coming together and creating care packages. The care packages contain a variety of the homegrown things Americans like to eat like Oreos,...

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Lynn English Captures League Title: Bulldogs Prepare for Classical, Playoff Game Next Week

November 22, 2011
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Lynn English Captures League Title: Bulldogs Prepare for Classical, Playoff Game Next Week

The Lynn English football team, newly crowned champion of the Northeastern Conference/Cape Ann Large Division, is gearing up for an historic matchup against defending state champion Everett in the Eastern Mass. playoffs on November 29 at Manning Field. But head coach Peter Holey has his team’s sights solely on...

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 22, 2011
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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of you reading this, you should be grateful for having been given another year of...

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Obituaries 11-22-2011

November 22, 2011
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Joseph Nicholson Of Revere, formerly of Lynn Joseph H. Nicholson of Revere, formerly of Lynn, died on November 18 in the care of the Greenwood Nursing & Rehab Center, Wakefield. A US Army veteran, he was the beloved husband of the late Agnes M. (Duffy) Nicholson; devoted father of Gloria Hobson and her husband,...

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Veterans Day at City Hall

November 15, 2011
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Veterans Day at City Hall

Veterans Day exercises at Lynn City Hall were fitting and compel­ling and well attended.

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Anderson to Play for Team USA: Former English Star Invited to International Tournament in Italy

November 15, 2011
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Anderson to Play for Team USA: Former English Star Invited to International Tournament in Italy

Jeanette Anderson hopes to play professional basketball one day in the United States or overseas. The 20-year-old Caldwell College sophomore and former Lynn English star will get her first chance to impress international pro scouts next May when she travels to Italy to play for a USA national team in a tournament featuring...

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Looking At-Large

November 15, 2011
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It was a tame election by Lynn standards. Without a mayor’s race, it was left to the At-Large contest to stir things up – and in the end, it did just that. Two major events took place in the At-Large contest. Tim Phelan topped the ticket. Hong Net made history. First Phelan. By the...

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Looking at Politics: In the Wards

November 15, 2011
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Lynn’s two ward races produced no surprises. In Ward 1, Wayne Lozzi demolished the ambitions of his opponent Bob Walsh. Lozzi scored 1871 votes to Walsh’s 1181. Over the years, Lozzi has been a hard working, popular ward councilor. Walsh was unable to match Lozzi’s organization and coterie of close friends throughout the sprawling...

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Gallo Shines at Last

November 15, 2011
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Richard Starbard topped the ticket in School Committee balloting. With 4770 votes, he was untouchable. Newcomer Attorney Charlie Gallo, who has spent many years apprenticing for an elective position, came in second with a commanding 4666 votes. On the losing end of the stick was the highly regarded former educator Vincent Spirito. He got...

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Local Oil Industry in Big Trouble

November 15, 2011
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The local oil heating industry is struggling to stay alive in a business climate set to ruin independent oil delivery companies as well as making it nearly impossible for consumers to pay to heat their homes with oil. The rampant commodities market speculation for oil has pushed a barrel of oil to nearly $100...

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Obituaries 11-15-2011

November 15, 2011
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Elaine Leach Dance Instructor Elaine M. (White) Leach of Harvest, Alabama, formerly of Revere and Cambridge, died on November 6 following a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was 67 years old. She was the founder of “The Elegant Rounds Dance Group” and was a dance instructor for many years. She was also a...

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Lynn Policeman’s Ball 2011

November 8, 2011
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Lynn Policeman’s Ball 2011

On Saturday, October 15, 2011, the Lynn Police Relief Association hosted the 130th Annual Lynn Policeman’s Ball at Angelica’s in Middleton. Several awards were given to Officers for their professional and commendable efforts throughout the year. Officer Paul Wonoski was honored as the recipient of the 2011 Medal of Honor. The Medal of Honor...

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Operation Bootstrap Honors Five Remarkable Women

November 8, 2011
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Operation Bootstrap Honors Five Remarkable Women

The Operation Bootstrap Adult Education Center honored “five remarkable women” at a tapas and wine reception on November 3 at the Lynn Museum. The honorees were: Dulany Alexander, ESOL teacher and technology coordinator for 23 years of service; Nancy Coffey, newly retired lead teacher for 21 years of service; Maryclare Forry, counselor for 25...

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Get Out and Vote

November 8, 2011
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Election Day is here. The polls are open. They await your visit and your vote. There is only one ward race and that’s in Ward 1. Wayne Lozzi is once again up for re-election and he is being faced by Bob Walsh. Ward 1 is a key ward with huge voter base. In the...

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Veterans Day Ceremony Set for Nov. 11 at City Hall Auditorium

November 8, 2011
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The City of Lynn Veterans Day Ceremony will take place on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th at 11am in the Lynn Veteran Memorial Auditorium in Lynn City Hall Auditorium. There will musical performances by the Lynn Public School Band and Gayle Basterache. There will also be a drill presentation by the nationally recognized Lynn...

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Veterans Day 2011

November 8, 2011
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The nation finds itself gradually winding down from a decade in Iraq and winding down as well our involvement in Afghanistan after just as many years. We have lost more than 4400 Americans to the insanity of war, and civil war among the modern people of these two places who run their nations as...

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East Lynn Tiny Mites Enjoy Successful Season

November 8, 2011
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The East Lynn Pop Warner Tiny Mites ‘F’ squad completed a successful season with a glitzy 9-1 record. The team of 24 football players, ages 5 and 6, went 6-0 in the regular season and won three more games in a postseason tournament before falling to Lawrence in the Tiny Mites championship bowl game....

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