Obituaries 10-18-2011

October 18, 2011
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Richard Milward Union Hospital Chef Richard W. Milward of Chelsea, formerly of Lynn, died suddenly at home on October 13. He was 54 years old. A US Air Force Vietnam veteran, he was educated in the Lynn Public School System and was a chef at the Union Hospital. He formerly worked at the Holiday...

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The West Lynn Pop Warner

October 11, 2011
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The West Lynn Pop Warner

The West Lynn pop Warner C team is improving each week in North Shore Conference competition. The players and coaches are pictured after a game manning Field.                            

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It Feels Like Summer at Gannon

October 11, 2011
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It Feels Like Summer at Gannon

Golfers took advantage of the summer-like temperatures over the weekend to play some rounds at the Gannon Golf Course. Shown on the tee Sunday afternoon are (from left) Nancy Gheringhelli, Lynnette Roy, women’s club champion Tara Friedman, Mo Putney, and Judy Johnson.

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Gallo campaigns for School Committee seat

October 11, 2011
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Gallo campaigns for School Committee seat

Charlie Gallo, candidate for Lynn School Committee, is shown campaigning Sunday afternoon on Lynnfield Street where he visited residents door-to-door and handed out his campaign literature. Gallo, 28, is a lifelong Lynn resident and a graduate of Suffolk University Law School.

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Large Crowd Turns out for Buzzy Barton

October 11, 2011
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Large Crowd Turns out for Buzzy Barton

A large crowd attended a campaign fundraiser for Buzzy Barton, candidate for Lynn city councilor-at-large, Thursday night at Franco-American Hall. Barton, making his first bid for office, topped a field of ten candidates in the preliminary election. Eight candidates advanced to the November 8 final election, vying for four seats. Robert Mullins introduced Barton...

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All-star Comedy Show to Benefit Autism Speaks

October 11, 2011
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All-star Comedy Show to Benefit Autism Speaks

Don Gavin will host and headline the fourth annual Autism Speaks Comedy Night, to be held Oct. 20 at Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. Proceeds from the show will benefit Autism Speaks and Nashoba Learning Group (NLG), a school in Bedford that provides state-of-the-art education and intervention services to children with autism and related developmental...

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Real Estate Marketplace Dramatically Changed

October 11, 2011
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There is an old saying among those who know about the real estate marketplace wherever one exists. “What goes up must come down. Buy low and sell high.” Five years ago, the price for nearly every piece of real estate in this city was going up, straight up. Since that time and especially beginning...

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Columbus Day 2011

October 11, 2011
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At the time he lived and sailed during the 15th Century there was no man dead or alive who was more gifted at navigating the seas than Christopher Columbus. When speaking or writing about him, the same things have been chronicled about him throughout the centuries. He was brave. He was bold. He was...

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Steve Jobs

October 11, 2011
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The death of Steve Jobs at 56 brings to an end the life of an extraordinary American inventor. Ironically, the I-Phones held by so many millions across the face of the earth announcing his death were designed by him. He was an artist in a way. He chose to work outside the box, was...

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Obituaries 10-11-2011

October 11, 2011
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Edith Alpert Chelsea resident Edith Alpert of Chelsea, formerly of Swampscott and Winthrop, died October 5. She was the beloved wife of the late Abraham Alpert; devoted mother of Ronna Greif of Salem and mother-in-law of the late Harvey Greif; loving sister of Charles Gilman of Lynn and the late Arthur Gilman; cherished grandmother...

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Nothing Lasts Forever

October 4, 2011
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Nothing Lasts Forever

There was a great deal of talk about the demise of Red Sox manager Tito Francona making the rounds everywhere in this city over the weekend. It was a bigger story than the presidential race or the twin wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It was even bigger than the sum total of all the...

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Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes Keeps Up with the Trends

October 4, 2011
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Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes Keeps Up with the Trends

Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes is one of the largest family-owned funeral homes in the state. Founded by David Solimine in 1965, the firm moved to a newly constructed main location at 426 Broadway in 1982. It also operates a second funeral home at 67 Ocean Street. During an interview this week, Michael...

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Down the Beach

October 4, 2011
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Here we are, now into October, and the weather remains unusually warm and balmy. Yet Lynn/Nahant Beach Reservation remains unbelievably empty – and if you want it to walk on or to wind surf or to just do nothing but sit down and to think – you’ve got it to yourself. After Labor Day,...

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David Solimine

October 4, 2011
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There are a very few men of the stature of David Solimine in this city today. He has stature because he is a great guy who tends to do the right thing and who always has something positive to contribute about the great and minor issues of the day in this city where he...

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Obituaries 10-04-2011

October 4, 2011
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Michael Ruggiero Member of VFW Michael E. Ruggiero of East Boston died on October 1. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the VFW Post 6712. He was the beloved husband of the late Teresa (Schifino) Ruggiero with whom he shared 68 years of marriage; loving father of...

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Dart Dolls Are Representing the Lynnway Sports Center

September 27, 2011
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Dart Dolls Are Representing the Lynnway Sports Center

Lynnway Sports Center is home to hundreds of candlepin bowlers but the Dart Dolls are also having a ball at the Lynn establishment. The Dart Dolls are an all-female dart team that competes in the Minuteman Dart League against teams representing area VFW Posts and food establishments. Pamela Mangini and Dina Sweeney are the...

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LACC Kicks off New Noontime Networking Series

September 27, 2011
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LACC Kicks off New Noontime Networking Series

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off their first monthly Noontime Networking at Over Easy located at 55 Boston Street in Lynn.  Noontime Networking is a new monthly networking program created by the LACC for business members: owners, managers and employees, to networking in a smaller group setting rather than a Business After...

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Buzzy Barton is a Guy on the Rise

September 27, 2011
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What a difference a week makes. Last Monday, Council President Tim Phelan was the guy that topped the ticket every time out. On Tuesday night, that streak ended abruptly Buzzy Barton on his first run for public office, finished way out in front of the field of at-large council candidates. Barton didn’t just top...

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World Series May Be Coming to Lynn

September 27, 2011
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The Lynn Babe Ruth Softball organization will honor the achievements of its two very successful softball teams, the New England champion 14-under team and the New England finalist 16-under team, at a banquet tonight (Tuesday) at the Old Tyme Restaurant. But the organization isn’t resting on its laurels from the memorable summer of 2011....

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When the Weather Sends Your Mind Wandering

September 27, 2011
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There is nothing quite like walking on Lynn/Nahant Beach on a late September day when the temperature is in the 80’s? Or how about taking a trek with the family in Lynn Woods late in September when the leaves are falling, the sky is blue and you’re wearing a t-shirt? In this topsy turvy...

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Lynn Showing Its Multicultural Strength

September 27, 2011
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The Primary Election last week proved a number of things about politics in this sprawling city. First, the outcome proved that it does not matter if you are black or white or Cambodian – you can find voters enough to qualify to run for the city council at large position. This is, obviously and...

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Obituaries 09-27-2011

September 27, 2011
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Arthur Pierni Worked in Family Business, United Super Market Arthur A. Pierni of Revere died peacefully on September 22 at the Chelsea Jewish Rehabilitation and Nursing Home after a brief illness. He was 96 years old. He worked in the family business, United Super Market, originally located on Revere Street, Revere and later expanded...

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An up Market

September 20, 2011
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An up Market

Run by the Food Project, the Lynn Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the corner of Union and Exchange Streets. A variety of vendors selling local produce, honey, sauces and dressings, breads, and flowers are on hand and all accept EBT/Food Stamps, WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program...

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Local Baseball Community Honors Former Captain Edward Krause

September 20, 2011
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Local Baseball Community Honors Former Captain Edward Krause

Steve Krause, sports editor of the Daily Item, threw out one of the ceremonial first pitches in memory of his father Edward Krause at the Saugus Alumni Baseball Game Saturday at World Series Park. Edward Krause, a Saugus High School Class of 1938 graduate, was the captain of the 1937 and 1938 Sachem baseball...

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