Youth Build Recruiting Lynn Youth for Fall 2015

August 21, 2015
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North Shore Community Development Coalition’s YouthBuild program is currently enrolling participants for job training and educational classes for their fall cohort. YouthBuild North Shore is presently enrolling youth from Salem, Lynn, and surrounding communities for the program until the start date of September 10, 2015. YouthBuild North Shore is an education and job training...

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LCHC Celebrates National Health Center Week

August 21, 2015
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There was standing room only in Lynn Community Health Center’s Atrium as public officials, community members, health care advocates, and GE representatives joined health center staff for its annual National Health Center Week Celebration. This year the national theme is “Celebrating Our Legacy/Shaping Our Future,” which for the health center this year means bidding...

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Essex Heritage Presents 150+ Free Events Over Trails & Sails

August 21, 2015
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Interested in going on a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site or the Lynn Public Library? Want to examine the ecology of Salem Sound? How about a walk through Lynn Woods to the Stone Tower and Dungeon Rock or an evening stroll through Marblehead to learn about the town’s architectural...

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Sports 08-18-2015

August 21, 2015
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Derek Dana, coach of the Division 3 state champion St. Mary’s High School baseball team, held the first Spartan Baseball Camp at Breed Field. Players learned the fundamentals and techniques of baseball and participated in drills and contests. Dana played high school baseball at St. Mary’s, helping to lead the Spartans to back-to-back state...

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Skip Mageary Honored

August 14, 2015
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Skip Mageary Honored

Lynn’s Skip Mageary throws the first pitch prior to the Mass. State Little League Championship at Wyoma’s Reinfuss Field. The dedicated Wyoma Little League volunteer has given 52 years to the organization and was honored by Little League for his many contributions as a coach, umpire, and administrator.

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Four-Point Play:Amenta Finishes Career at Merrimack with a Perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average

August 14, 2015
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Four-Point Play:Amenta Finishes Career at Merrimack with a Perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average

The transition from high school to college can be difficult. The work load is tougher and the distractions are many. Some of the brightest students stumble a bit before getting their footing. Some never get up. Cassi Amenta did not have that problem. The 2011 St. Mary’s High graduate and member of two state...

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National Amusements Debuts its First Showcase MX4D Theatre

August 14, 2015
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Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere announced the opening of the Showcase MX4D Theatre in its newly refurbished, 20-screen venue. The next generation “MX4D®” theatre will allow movie-goers to experience major motion pictures in an exciting new way, immersing patrons in the action on screen via an array of carefully programmed special effects. Unique features...

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Supporting Bernie for President

August 7, 2015
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Supporting Bernie for President

Sean Crowley (back row, second from left), owner of the Lynnway Sports Center, hosted a political gathering July 29 for Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the bowling and sports bar establishment. Sanders, a U.S. Senator from Vermont, addressed 100,000 of his supporters during a special television broadcast that was shown across the country including...

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Sole Mates:Lynn Native Mike Mckie Marries Abby Bent After Meeting at a Running Club in Salem

August 7, 2015
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Sole Mates:Lynn Native Mike Mckie Marries Abby Bent  After Meeting at a Running Club in Salem

Mike McKie finished in first place in the Nahant Beach Triathlon Series last Thursday night. Abby McKie finished second. And yes, they are related. They are husband and wife and it was the sport of running that brought this handsome and athletic couple together. Mike McKie, 48, is a graduate of Lynn Tech (Basic...

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A Feast Fit for Champions:Coach Derek Dana and the Spartans Celebrate Their State Baseball Title

August 7, 2015
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A Feast Fit for Champions:Coach Derek Dana and the Spartans Celebrate Their State Baseball Title

The St. Mary’s High School baseball team celebrated its 2015 state championship season at an awards banquet Tuesday night at The Wharf in Revere. Head coach Derek Dana presented awards, including a replica of the MIAA state championship plaque, to each member of the team that compiled a 20-6 record, culminating with a 3-0...

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The Boston Public Market has Arrived

August 7, 2015
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There is no shortage of newness in the Old Town these days, and last Thursday, July 30, city and state officials rang in the newest trend to hit Boston – the Boston Public Market, the nation’s first year-round, locally sourced market. Whether one desires to buy 14 varieties of lettuce grown in shipping containers...

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Sports 08-04-2015

August 7, 2015
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LACC Helicopter Golf Ball Drop set for August 10 Someone could win $10K, $5K or $2500 during the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce helicopter Golf Ball Drop fundraiser during the annual golf tournament to be held on Monday August 10th at Gannon Golf Course.  In addition, the LACC guarantees the following top three prizes even...

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No Decision on Extending Hours to 2 A.M. in Lynn:License Commission Continues Hearing until August 25

July 30, 2015
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The Lynn License Commission continued without any finding or determination, Tuesday night’s hotly anticipated public hearing on the request by the Lynn Restaurant Association, to return to a 2 a.m. closing time in the city. At the outset of the meeting, License Commission Chairperson Patricia M. Barton told those in attendance that the public...

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Campaign Season Gets Underway:Lynn Community Association Sponsors Canidates’ Forums

July 30, 2015
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With the closing of the nomination period for candidates in city elections last week, the election season gets into full swing this week, as candidates begin introducing themselves to voters. That effort began in earnest for School Committee candidates Wednesday, July 29 – at LynnArts on Exchange Street, with the first candidates’ forum for...

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A Surprise Party for Mayor Kennedy:Friends Honor Her on 53rd Birthday at Fran’s Place

July 30, 2015
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A Surprise Party for Mayor Kennedy:Friends Honor Her on 53rd Birthday at Fran’s Place

Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy thought she was attending an anniversary for Jay and Linda Collins, owners of Fran’s Place. But when she and her chief of staff, Jamie Cerulli, walked into to the establishment July 22, the mayor knew that the large gathering assembled was, in fact, there for her special occasion. Colleagues in...

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Nahant Beach Triathlon Series Still Going Strong

July 30, 2015
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Nahant Beach Triathlon Series Still Going Strong

No bicycling. No problem. The Nahant Beach Triathlon is celebrating its 35th year and though the bicycling portion is no more, the event is still a popular weekly summertime tradition among area triathlon enthusiasts. Lynn resident Robert Levine, 67, is the chief executive officer of the Series while Jerry Powers, 69, is the co-race...

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Sports 07-28-2015

July 30, 2015
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Large turnout for Chris Warren’s Diamonds In the Tough Softball Camp Chris Warren was the outstanding quarterback for the 1990 Lynn English High School football team that went undefeated in the Northeastern Conference and competed in the Super Bowl at Foxboro Stadium, falling to Case High School of Swansea. But many know Warren for his...

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LACC Launches Young Professionals Initiative

July 30, 2015
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Over 60 Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce  members recently attended the launch of the new Young Professionals initiative (YP) with a spirit and food tasting on top of the All Care VNA roof deck with Ryan and Wood Distilleries from Gloucester and Mystic Brewing Company from Chelsea.  The mission of the Young Professionals group...

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From Our Readers

July 30, 2015
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Thank you for a successful sunset cruise To the editor: On behalf of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District and the Lynn Museum/LynnArts organization, we want to thank the more than 200 citizens who joined us for our sunset cruise on the Lynn-Boston Commuter Ferry on Friday, July 24th. We are so appreciative to EDIC...

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Well Focused:Former LynnCAM Producer Brittany Gorski is Teaching Photography and Film at Girls Inc.

July 24, 2015
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Well Focused:Former LynnCAM Producer Brittany Gorski is Teaching Photography and Film at Girls Inc.

Brittany Gorski worked at the LynnCAM local access TV station for eight years, bringing interesting news and views in to local residents’ homes. The position was a perfect match for Gorski’s educational background, local knowledge, and vibrant personality. The 25-year-old Lynn native received a Bachelor’s degree from the New England Institute of Art in...

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Devin at Home with the Navigators

July 24, 2015
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Devin at Home with the Navigators

Kyle Devin is finally home for the summer and he couldn’t be happier. The former Classical High baseball standout is back playing with the North Shore Navigators after starting the summer baseball season as a temp with the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters of the North Woods League and then playing for the Seacoast Mavericks in...

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O’Toole and Rowing a Perfect Mix at ULowell

July 24, 2015
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O’Toole and Rowing a Perfect Mix at ULowell

Mark O’Toole Jr. is competitive and as a student at St. Mary’s he channeled that energy into ice hockey and lacrosse. When it came time to head off to the University of Massachusetts Lowell last fall, playing the sports he had grown up playing wasn’t an option. He was looking for something to fill...

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Onward and Upward:Nick Liatsos Opens Health Pro Physical Therapy in Revere

July 24, 2015
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Onward and Upward:Nick Liatsos Opens Health Pro Physical Therapy in Revere

Nick Liatsos stands 6 feet, 4 inches tall, looks like he stepped out of a men’s fitness magazine, and still competes actively in sports, basketball mostly, a love of hoops that dates back to his days as player at Lynn English High School and in the St. George Greek Orthodox Basketball League . It...

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Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce News

July 24, 2015
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LACC launchs Young Professionals imitative The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce will launch its Young Professionals imitative on Thursday, July 23rd on the rooftop of the All Care VNA Building, 210 Market Street in Lynn with Spirit and food tasting from 5:30pm – 8:00pm.    Ryan & Wood Distillery from Gloucester will showcase their...

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