Funny Pharmacist : Artie Januario Soars to Headline Status on the Comedy Scene

September 25, 2012
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Funny Pharmacist : Artie Januario Soars to Headline Status on the Comedy Scene

Artie Januario already owns the title of funniest pharmacist in America. “Some guys might claim to be pharmacists that sell drugs, but I don’t think they have a license,” jokes Januario, a 1973 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School of Revere. Januario, a 56-year-old licensed pharmacist at Super Stop & Shop in Lynn by...

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State Rep. Walsh Talks About Health Care at Chelsea Breakfast

September 25, 2012
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State Rep. Walsh Talks About Health Care at Chelsea Breakfast

State Rep. Steve Walsh, who researched and helped craft the bill that reshaped the health care process in Massachusetts, told guests at the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Government breakfast that the bill will save families $2,000 a year in premiums and that people will have better access to their medical records in the future....

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Friends of Council on Aging Will Hold Its First Fundraiser

September 25, 2012
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Friends of Council on Aging Will Hold Its First Fundraiser

The Friends of the Lynn Council on Aging will hold a major fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus on Lynnfield Street. The Friends of the Lynn Council on Aging is the non-profit fundraising group that supports the Lynn Council on Aging Senior Center. Its officers are president...

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When Terrible Things Happen to Good People

September 25, 2012
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Dillon and Riley McManus, twin brothers with their lives stretching before them like an endless dream, were struck by tragedy last week. Thursday morning they were healthy and fine enjoying their lives and then at 11:00 p.m. while crossing the street in front of their home on Boston Street they were hit by a...

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The Debate

September 25, 2012
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Thursday, at North Shore Community College, at 3:00 pm. Congressman John Tierney will debate with his opponent Richard Tisei. The debate is being dubbed as an issues debate and the context within which it resides will ostensibly be about jobs, the economy and the future of the middle class. As I understand it, debate...

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Development Possibilities

September 25, 2012
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Increasingly we are hearing more and more about the possible development of the enormous empty space behind the Walmart and the former Build 19 property which sits on the water and is prime real estate. Whatever shape this possible development is going to take, it needs, above all, the wisdom and the backing of...

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Obituaries 09-25-2012

September 25, 2012
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Faith Morse Everett Resident Faith M. (Bielski) Morse of Everett, formerly of Medford, died suddenly on September 16. She was the mother of Hope Savage and her husband, Ronald of Everett, Jamie Morse of Medford and Sharilynn Pynn and her husband, Keith of Malden; sister of Connie Yunes of Lynn, Robert Bielski of Medford...

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Matt O’Neil’s Blue Ox Restaurant Has Become a Jewel in the Downtown District

September 18, 2012
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Matt O’Neil’s Blue Ox Restaurant Has Become a Jewel in the Downtown District

It was typical night at the Blue Ox Restaurant  which meant that Matt O’Neil culinary palace on Oxford Street was crowded with diners enjoying everything from appetizers such as baked stuffed brie and crispy calamari to entrees such as pan roasted salmon, herb roasted boneless half chicken. On this night, producers from the Channel...

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All-American Cheerleader : English Senior Kasheyla Womack Invited to Perform at New Year’s Day Parade in London, England

September 18, 2012
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All-American Cheerleader : English Senior Kasheyla Womack Invited to Perform at New Year’s Day Parade in London, England

Lynn English junior Kasheyla Womack is a two-time All-American cheerleader who has been invited to perform at the 2013 New Year’s Day Parade in London. Family and friends are hosting a fundraiser Saturday night at the Knights of Columbus in Lynn to help Womack defray the cost (approximately $3,000), of the trip. Womack earned...

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KIPP Celebrates Opening of New School with Ribbon Cutting

September 18, 2012
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KIPP Celebrates Opening of New School with Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, September 13 , KIPP Massachusetts celebrated the opening of its campus on 90 High Rock Street in Lynn.  The building is the new home for both KIPP Academy Lynn Middle School and KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate High School, which were previously located at 25 Bessom Street and 20 Wheeler Street, respectively.  In...

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Congressman Tierney Versus Richard Tisei

September 18, 2012
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The contest between longtime incumbent Congressman John Tierney and former state senator Richard Tisei is reaching maximum tilt, which is to say, both men are now doing whatever they can to destroy one another. This is to be expected in a political season featuring negative advertising and the colossal use of funds to negotiate...

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The Jewish New Year

September 18, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order to clear the slate for the coming year....

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Play of the Day : Lynn English’s Lessard and Harris Combine on a 72-yard Pass Play for a Touchdown

September 18, 2012
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Lynn English’s Lucas Harris showed speed, elusiveness, and athletic ability on his 72-yard touchdown reception in Friday night’s game against Wakefield High. The 5-10, 155-pound sophomore appeared to be on his way to the turf as Wakefield players close on him, but he kept his balance and raced into the end zone. Junior quarterback...

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Obituaries 09-18-2012

September 18, 2012
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Rosalie ‘Rose’ Dyer Longtime Lynn Resident Rosalie A. “Rose” (Shea) Dyer, a longtime resident of Lynn, died on September 12 at the Phillips Manor Nursing Home in Lynn after a long illness. She was 79 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late James and Rosalie Shea, she was the ex-wife of...

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Memorial Coach

September 11, 2012
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Memorial Coach

Commuter Rrail’s Memorial Coach for Lynn-area “Gold Star” Families is shown stopped at Central Square last Saturday. The passenger coach bears the names of every Massachusetts soldier, marine, sailor and airman who lost their lives while serving in Iiraq and Afghanistan. Iit features Gold Star memorial emblems atop a patriotic image. Senator Thomas McGee...

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The Capozzi Connection : Sisters Chandler and Taylor Capozzi Form a Potent Duo for St. Mary’s HS Soccer

September 11, 2012
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The Capozzi  Connection : Sisters Chandler and Taylor Capozzi Form a Potent Duo for St. Mary’s HS Soccer

Tom Capozzi had a tear in his eye as he watched the early stages of the Lynn City Soccer Tournament. His daughters, Chandler, a senior captain, and Taylor, a freshman forward, were making their first appearance together for the St. Mary’s girls varsity soccer team. “It’s fun to finally watch them play together and...

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Comedy Night to Benefit NLG and Autism Speaks

September 11, 2012
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Comedy Night to Benefit NLG and Autism Speaks

The 5th annual Comedy Night to benefit Nashoba Learning Group and Autism Speaks will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. Dinner at 6, followed by an All-Star comedy show again hosted by the incomparable Don Gavin. There will be silent and live auctions and raffles. Tickets are (still)...

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St. Mary’s Boys Soccer Repeates as Lynn City Champion

September 11, 2012
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The St. Mary’s High School boys soccer team won the Lynn City Tournament, besting Lynn Tech, 2-1, Saturday afternoon at Manning Field. Freshman Dan Hennessey and senior captain and Tournament MVP Alexander Alleyne scored goals for the Spartans, who claimed the title for the second year in a row. St. Mary’s coach Mike D’Agostino,...

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St. Mary’s Girls Soccer Claims Lynn City Title

September 11, 2012
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After earning the crown as best team in Lynn, the Mary’s High School girls soccer team is off to pursue other major titles this fall. Head coach Jim Foley’s Spartans defeated Classical, 4-1, and English, 5-0 to claim the championship trophy in the Lynn City Soccer Tournament. Tournament MVP Maggie Carey, Michaela St. Cyr,...

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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 11, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorists attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakened the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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Pit Bull Should Be Exiled from City, Put Down or Both

September 11, 2012
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A pit bull who mauled another dog and attacked that dog’s owner while running around unleashed has been allowed by a court ruling to live in the neighborhood despite the vicious attack. The city is said to be appealing the decision and obviously, if justice is to be done in this instance the pit...

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The Red Sox in Last Place

September 11, 2012
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You do not have to be a Boston Red Sox baseball fan to take notice of the Red Sox who sank into last place at the expense of a team that came to Boston this weekend that was in last place when they arrived but are no longer last upon leaving. The Red Sox...

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Obituaries 09-11-2012

September 11, 2012
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Donald Wise John Hancock Retiree Donald I. Wise of Swampscott died on September 6 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a long battle with cancer.  He was 72 years old. Survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Janet (Bent) Wise, he was born in Bangor, Maine, the son of the...

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General Genualdo : Lynn Native Named New Athletic Director at Hamilton-Wenham High School

September 4, 2012
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General Genualdo : Lynn Native Named New Athletic Director at Hamilton-Wenham High School

Calling it the opportunity of a lifetime, Lynn native Craig Genualdo has begun his new position as athletic director at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School in Hamilton. Genualdo returns to the North Shore after serving six years as athletic director and dean of students at Trinity Catholic High School in Newton. He previously served as...

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