Obituaries 10-23-2012

October 23, 2012
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Donna Boudreau Insurance Broker Donna M. Boudreau of Lynn died at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania on October 14 after a long battle with Scleroderma. She was 56 years old. Born in Lynn, the daughter of John E. and Janice M. (Atkinson) Boudreau, both of Lynn, she was an insurance broker...

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Tierney Versus Tisei Down to the Wire

October 23, 2012
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A trip around this city reveals the intensity of the fight between Congressman John Tierney and his republican opponent Richard Tisei. There are signs everywhere throughout this city. Although signs don’t vote, it is apparent Tisei has put out more signs and better signs than Tierney. A ride to Topsfield Saturday afternoon found that...

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Lynn Officials Endorse John Tierney

October 16, 2012
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Lynn Officials Endorse John Tierney

U.S. Congressman John Tierney received the endorsement of several Lynn officials during a event Monday morning at Lynn Democratic Headquarters on Boston Street. The Beacon Hill delegation of State Sen. Thomas McGee and State Reps. Steve Walsh and Robert Fennell and the Lynn contingent of Councilors Dan Cahill, Buzzy Barton, Hong Net, Peter Capano...

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The Next Level: English Grad Briana Moreno Playing Soccer at Worcester State

October 16, 2012
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The Next Level: English Grad Briana Moreno Playing Soccer at Worcester State

Briana Moreno returned to the Lynn area Saturday as a full-fledged collegiate athlete, playing a regular role on the front line for the Worcester State women’s soccer team. Moreno, a 2012 graduate of Lynn English High School, saw action as a forward for the Lady Lancers who tied Salem State 2-2 after two scoreless...

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LACC Evolution of an Entreprenuer Breakfast

October 16, 2012
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LACC Evolution of an Entreprenuer Breakfast

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (S.C.O.R.E.) have teamed up for “Breakfast with Champions: Evolution of an Entrepreneur” to be held on Friday, October 19th at Spinelli’s Function Hall, Route 1 South, Lynnfield,  beginning at 7:30am. Headlining are three prominent entrepreneurs; Kelly Delaney owner of Cakes for...

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Chronicle Does Us a Good Turn

October 16, 2012
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Last Thursday on the popular television show Chronicle, Lynn was featured and in a wonderful way, highlighting everything good about this city for so many hundreds of thousands of viewers to see and to hear. As Chronicle put it: “These days most folks are forgetting the vices and focusing on the city’s virtues: access...

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Voting on Question 2

October 16, 2012
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Lynn residents voting on November 6 will have the option to vote for or against a ballot measure regarding physician prescribed and assisted suicide. It is, obviously, an important ballot question as it goes to the core of how we view life and what we are prepared to do to stop unnecessary suffering and...

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Thank you, Chronicle

October 16, 2012
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The Channel 5 Chronicle piece depicting Lynn last week was perfect in nearly every way. We want to thank the Chronicle people for doing such a wonderful job of showing this city’s positive aspects so brilliantly. Television has the power to change peoples’ minds in a big way – and this is exactly the...

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Obituaries 10-16-2012

October 16, 2012
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John Winn Teamsters Union Member John H. Winn of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died suddenly on October 2. A member of the Teamsters Union Local 25, he was the beloved son of the late Doris E. (Noble) and Harold E. Winn Sr. ; brother of Joseph M. and his wife, Susan and Marion...

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Lynn Veteran’s Council

October 9, 2012
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Lynn Veteran’s Council

Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy is shown with Stella Nall, World War II Navy veteran; Lorrie Landry, Army veteran of the Korean War and Mary Muzzioli, a Navy veteran of World at last weeks Lynn Veteran’s Council sponsored Annual Veterans Memorial Ceremony held as Lynn City Hall. The event drew a nice crowd, including many veterans and...

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Avery, Ridley Team Up at Tech New Fall Workout Clinic Begins Monday

October 9, 2012
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Avery, Ridley Team Up at Tech New Fall Workout Clinic Begins Monday

Tech boys basketball coach Marvin Avery has one state title and three appearances in the state final on his coaching resume. He’s sent players on to major college basketball, notably former Memphis star Antonio Anderson who will be playing pro basketball in Canada this season. Classical alumna Helen Ridley scored 52 points in one...

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Gym Dandy St. Mary’s Unveils Brand New Court

October 9, 2012
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Gym Dandy St. Mary’s Unveils Brand New Court

When the St. Mary’s High School boys and girls basketball teams play their home games this winter, they’ll be doing so on a brand new floor at the Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium. The school’s volleyball teams are using the court this fall, but there will be a formal ceremony at the start of the basketball...

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Boys & Girls Club to Honor Local Leaders

October 9, 2012
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For many adolescents, the transition from childhood to adulthood is challenging. It is a journey that requires young people to understand and manage such things as physical changes in their bodies; relationships with authority figures, friends and members of the opposite sex; more freedom and responsibility for personal decisions; and increased peer pressure. The...

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Of Canines and Things

October 9, 2012
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A few months ago, the state enacted a new law to modernize animal-control laws, which includes the first statewide rules for tethering canines. The bill signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick is especially aimed at those who are convicted of cruelty to animals. The law also bans a person from keeping a dog...

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Obituaries 09-10-2012

October 9, 2012
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Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Ketchen Lynn School Department Retiree Genevieve “Jenny” (Rokicki) Ketchen of Tyngsboro, formerly of Lynn, died at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer on October 3 after a brief illness. She was 82 years old. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jozefa (Pioron) Rukicki and the...

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New Firefighters Appointed

October 2, 2012
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New Firefighters Appointed

Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy appointed eight new members of the Lynn Fire Department. Pictured at the oath-taking ceremony in the Mayor’s Office are the new firefighters, from left, Daniel Navaroli, Brian McManus, Edward Barber, Robert Smith, Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, LFD Chief Dennis Carmody, Andrew Luque, Daniel Dulong, James DiCarlo, and Matthew Thibault.

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Famous Food Family : Bianco’s Italian Sub and Grill Opens on Lynnway

October 2, 2012
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Famous Food Family : Bianco’s Italian Sub and Grill Opens on Lynnway

A new sub shop and restaurant with a well-known name in the food industry is set to open today on the Lynnway. Bianco’s Italian Sub and Grill, owned by 24-year-old Vincent Bianco whose family has operated Bianco and Sons Meats in Revere, has made its home at 425 Lynnway, situated across from the Connery...

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Fan Memories : Fenway Park Farewell Homer by Ted Williams Brought Joy to Lynn Fans

October 2, 2012
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Fan Memories : Fenway Park Farewell Homer by Ted Williams Brought Joy to Lynn Fans

Fenway Park closed down its 100th season and 8,000th Fenway game last Wednesday with well-known Lynners Charlie Gaeta of the Lynn Housing Authority and Jamie Marsh of Lynn City Hall among the 37,247 fans. Sox officials even let fans run the historic bases after the game ended. The fans did not enjoy the 4-2 loss to Tampa...

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National Honor for Pohlmeyer : Babe Ruth All-star Receives Sportsmanship Award at World Series

October 2, 2012
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National Honor for Pohlmeyer : Babe Ruth All-star Receives Sportsmanship Award at World Series

Lauren Pohlmeyer returned from the Babe Ruth Softball World Series in North Carolina with memories and a major award that she didn’t learn about until two weeks after the tournament. Babe Ruth officials had selected Pohlmeyer as a recipient of a national sportsmanship award. She accepted the distinctive plaque at the awards banquet Sunday...

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Columbus Day

October 2, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He...

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Register to Vote

October 2, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...

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Tierney Versus Tisei

October 2, 2012
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At first glance, it now appears that Richard Tisei is leading incumbent Congressman John Tierney in the polls. This is considered an extraordinary achievement given the fact Tisei began his run a virtual stranger to much of the sprawling congressional district. Tierney has been dogged by questions regarding his knowledge of his in-laws criminal...

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Obituaries 10-02-2012

October 2, 2012
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Jacob Hinterleitner Chelsea Resident Jacob Hinterleitner of Chelsea died unexpectedly at home on September 7. He was 45 years old. He enjoyed fishing and was a very good cook. He was born in Boston to Andreas Hinterleitner of Virginia and the late Josephine (Mello) Hinterleitner and is survived by his common law wife Tammy Anketell...

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Dog Days of Summer

September 25, 2012
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Dog Days of Summer

Winston, the winner of the Largest Dog contest at the Dog Days of Summer Parade and Pageant, sponsored by Pet Express, is pictured at Heritage Park in Lynn Saturday with his owners, Brian Worcester of Revere and his daughter, Janelle, and Sparky.

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