Tatiana’s Cooks up Laughs

April 5, 2011
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Tatiana’s Cooks up Laughs

Sullivan-Toomey will host comedy show Saturday night Jeanne Sullivan-Toomey, who has been a professional comedian for two-and-half-years, will be hosting a comedy show this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Tatiana’s Restaurant, 70 Market St. Sullivan Toomey hosted her first show on March 24 and intends to bring comedy shows to Tatiana’s two or three...

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KIPP Academy Eagerly sought after by Parents Who Know

April 5, 2011
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There is an old adage in education circles that kids are only as good as their parents when it comes to achievement in the public schools. The same goes at KIPP where the academy recently held its long awaited lottery for 50 spots in its 5th grade class for next year. Almost 300 parents...

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Buzzy’s Fundraiser

April 5, 2011
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Councillor at large candidate Buzzy Barton’s campaign got off to a great start a few months back. However his fundraiser held last week shows the great political punch he will bring to the campaign. His time at the Brotherhood Club brought out an estimated 350 people – including 15 elected officials.   And his...

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Obituaries 04-05-2011

April 5, 2011
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Earl Reddick Touraine Paint retiree Earl D. Reddick of Swampscott, formerly of Lynn and Chelsea, died on March 31 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a short illness. He was 85 years old. A US Navy veteran of World War II, he was a graduate of Chelsea schools and a dedicated...

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Lynn Police, Cops for Kids with Cancer Assist Family of 4-year-old Diego Cornejo

March 30, 2011
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Lynn Police, Cops for Kids with Cancer Assist Family of 4-year-old Diego Cornejo

The local effort was led by Lynn Police officer and former basketball standout Mike Kmiec and his wife, Ashley, an officer in the Cambridge Police Department. The Lynn Police Department learned about four-year-old Diego Cornejo through an e-mail the department received in January from Annette Rinaldi. Annette owns a florist shop in Revere called...

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President Obama Honors Markos

March 30, 2011
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President Obama Honors Markos

George Markos, owner of Brothers Deli in Lynn, has received an award for community service from President Barack Obama. Markos was named as a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition of his work in the Lynn community. The award is presented through the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. The...

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Kidney Awareness Comedy Show Set for April 8

March 30, 2011
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Kidney Awareness Comedy Show Set for April 8

Area residents are invited to join Dave Lee and his family for a Night of Kidney Awareness Comedy Show on April 8, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Lynnfield Street. Dave’s ailment requires a kidney transplant and his search is ongoing for a donor match. Carl Phillips of...

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Mayor, meets with speaker, other mayors on gaming bill

March 30, 2011
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy and a host of other mayors met in a behind the door session with Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo at a location in North Revere last week. The discussion, which was not open to the press, was about an expanded gaming bill and of the possibility of casinos. Speaker...

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Lynn English High School – Hall of Fame 2011

March 30, 2011
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The Lynn English High School Hall of Fame induction was a great event. A number of prominent people whose lives are inextricably bound up in this city were honored by the high school. Those inducted were: Dr. Jill Maron, Claire Cavanagh, John Donovan, David Hughes, Charlie Long, Larry Pleau, Bradford Tilley, David Armstrong, Dom...

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Radiation in the Rain

March 30, 2011
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It sounds like the opening scene of a horror movie. Radiation is reported to be in the rain in New England as a result of the nuclear reactor malfunctions in Japan. And what do our public officials say? Don’t worry. It isn’t harmful? They tell us also that it isn’t in our water supply....

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Goods news at GE

March 30, 2011
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It comes as great news to Lynn residents working for General Electric now that GE has received a $247 million engine contract that secures employment at the River Works plant for another two years. In the post recession economic world we are living in today, two more years at full employment at GE in...

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Obituaries 03-29-2011

March 30, 2011
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Christine Lucas Secretary for Suffolk County House of Correction Christine V. Lucas of Walnut Avenue, Revere died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on March 24 after a brief illness. She was 65 years old. Born in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of the late Florence (Harkins) and William Mosher. A longtime resident of...

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St. Mary’s Wins State Championship – Spartans Claim Div.3 State Title with Impressive Victory over Lee

March 22, 2011
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St. Mary’s Wins State Championship – Spartans Claim Div.3 State Title with Impressive Victory over Lee

The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team completed a season for the ages with an impressive 64-54 victory over Lee High School in the Division 3 state championship game Saturday at the DCU Center in Worcester. It was as superb and as well executed a total team performance as head coach Jeffrey Newhall...

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St. Mary’s State Championship a Victory for the Ages

March 22, 2011
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St. Mary’s extraordinary state championship victory is now in the record books – and what an incredible season it was. So many schools start out trying to win a state title but only a few get to accomplish such a prodigious feat. It takes excellence, desire and great athleticism all around to gain a...

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Obituaries 03-22-2011

March 22, 2011
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Phyllis McNulty Longtime Secretary at Family and Childrens Services of Lynn Phyllis (Abernathy) McNulty of Lynn died March 13 at a local nursing home after a long illness. She was 85 years old. Born in Lynn, she was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She worked at the General Electric Co. during World...

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St. Mary’s Wins Division 3 North Title

March 15, 2011
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St. Mary’s Wins Division 3 North Title

The St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team claimed the Division 3 North sectional championship with a convincing 65-53 victory over No. 1-seeded Stoneham Saturday at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. Head coach Jeffrey Newhall’s Lady Spartans opened up a 31-11 lead in the first half before Stoneham rallied to close the margin to...

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Tim Phelan and a very Successful Findraiser

March 15, 2011
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Tim Phelan and a very Successful Findraiser

Councillor at Large Tim Phelan’s Saturday evening fundraiser at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Lynnfield Street packed the place. As most knowing followers of the local political scene will tell you, the Knights Hall is a big place to fill – and not easily filled. Saturday evening, it was filled. Not only was...

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St. Mary’s to Add Sixth Grade

March 15, 2011
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St. Mary’s will add a sixth grade starting this fall, a move intended to align the school’s grade structure with its public-school counterparts. “We have had inquiries from parents about a sixth grade for the last several years,” said St. Mary’s Head of School Dr. Raymond A. Bastarache, who added the school conducted a...

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Tim Phelan’s Political Stock is Way Up

March 15, 2011
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The Saturday evening fundraiser held by City Council President Tim Phelan at the Knights of Columbus Hall drew an enormous crowd. Many who attended brought their younger children and the time had the look and the feel of a younger crowd of married Lynn homeowner types who came to wish Phelan good luck. There...

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What happened in Japan could happen here

March 15, 2011
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The earthquake and tsunami which followed in Japan over the weekend is the type of catastrophic event that could happen here, and if you don’t think so, then you need only go down to the beach and stare out at the horizon. A mammoth shake of the earth deep below the surface of the...

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Obituaries 03-15-2011

March 15, 2011
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Giuseppe Castiello Owner of Meridian RPM Giuseppe G. Castiello of Orient Avenue, East Boston died at the Don Orione Nursing Home, East Boston on March 10 after a long illness. He was 73 years old. Born in Isernia, Italy, he was the beloved son of the late Madalena and Gaetano Castiello. He came to...

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Sacred Heart School Grand Reunion

March 8, 2011
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Sacred Heart School Grand Reunion

Committee member Lisa Nerich and Sacred Heart School Principal Joanne Ford Eagan are shown at the first annual Sacred Heart School Grand Reunion held Saturday night inside the school gymnasium. Hundreds of graduates returned for the gala event.

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Boston’s Best – Comedian Dave Russo Makes Them Laugh at O’Brien’s Pub in Lynn

March 8, 2011
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Boston’s Best – Comedian Dave Russo Makes Them Laugh at O’Brien’s Pub in Lynn

Dave Russo gave a glimpse of why he’s one of New England’s best comedians during a special appearance at a comedy contest last Wednesday night at O’Brien’s Pub in Lynn. Russo was a guest performer during the weekly contest that is under the direction of Lynn comedian Sal Votano. The Malden native had the...

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Nobel Prize Winner to Appear at LEHS

March 8, 2011
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Nobel Prize Winner to Appear at LEHS

It is likely to be the first time in Lynn’s history that a Nobel Prize winner has come to the city when Dr. Richard Roberts visits Lynn English High School on Friday March 11 at 8:30 a.m. He will be visiting LEHS as part of the Nobel Laureates School Visit Program which is organized...

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