Obituaries 05-06-2014

May 8, 2014
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Roger LaBrie Animal lover, Red Sox fan, avid card and pool player and friend to all Roger LaBrie, of Lynn died after a long illness at the Life Care Center of the North Shore on May 2. He was 61 years old. Born and raised in Lynn, the son of Margaret R. (Savory) and...

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St. Mary’s to Honor 14 Individuals, Three Teams with Varsity Club Induction

May 7, 2014
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The inaugural St. Mary’s Varsity Club induction ceremony will take place on May 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Tony Conigliaro Gym. The Varsity Club recognizes athletes, coaches, administrators and others who have made significant and exemplary contributions to St. Mary’s athletics. The inaugural class of inductees includes: Tony Conigliaro ’62 (posthumously), baseball; Nick...

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Annual Science Fair

April 29, 2014
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Annual Science Fair

The Sacred Heart School Middle School held its annual Science Fair. Rebecca Smalley is pictured with her first place project, Guitar Fundamentals.

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John and Jean Hoffman Celebrate Their 50th Wedding Anniversary

April 29, 2014
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John and Jean Hoffman Celebrate Their 50th Wedding Anniversary

John Hoffman and Jean (Finnell) Hoffman met 53 years ago at an insurance company in Boston where both were working. Three years later in 1964 they were married. Prior to their wedding, John Hoffman served two years in the U.S. Army, including a stint in New Dehli, India. “I got out in January and...

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John Ford Won’t Run for State Rep

April 29, 2014
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John Ford Won’t Run for State Rep

School Committee member John Ford announced Monday that he will not be a candidate for the vacant state representative seat in the Eleventh District that includes Lynn and Nahant. Ford, 68, was considered a formidable candidate for the position that was previously held by Steve Walsh. Ford has served as an aide to Walsh...

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Wynn Resorts Announces Agreement with Lynn

April 29, 2014
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Wynn Resorts announces that it has signed surrounding community agreements with Cambridge and Medford and neighboring community agreements with Lynn and Melrose for its proposed five-star resort in Everett. The communities join Malden, which entered into a surrounding community agreement with Wynn in 2013. “A Wynn resort will have a positive impact on people...

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Lynn Schools Should Welcome Back Saugus High to the NEC

April 29, 2014
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Lynn high school principals Gene Constantino (Classical) and Thomas Strangie (English) and directors of athletics Bill Devin (Classical) and Gary Molea (English) have a very important decision upcoming about the request by Saugus High to return as a member of the Northeastern Conference. As Lynn sports fans know, Saugus decided to leave the NEC...

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General Electric Employees Help out at Kiley Park

April 21, 2014
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General Electric Employees Help out at Kiley Park

General Electric of Lynn employees joined with DPW Associate Commissioner Lisa Nerich in a cleanup and landscaping effort at Lynn Shore Little League’s Kiley Park. Pictured in the photos are some of the many GE personnel who participated in the volunteer effort.

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Koudanis Announces for State Representative

April 21, 2014
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Koudanis Announces for State Representative

Atkaterini Panagiotakis Koudanis has scheduled a campaign fundraiser at the Brick Yard Bar and Grill for tomorrow night (Wednesday, April 23) at which time she will announce her candidacy for state representative in the Eleventh Essex District including West Lynn and Nahant. “I’m expecting a good crowd of people with diverse backgrounds,” said Koudanis....

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Egg Hunt

April 21, 2014
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Egg Hunt

Many local children turned out for the Camp Fire North Shore’s Annual Egg Hunt. Some even had their faces painted for the occasion.

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Lynn’s Meghan Phelan in World Championships of Irish Dance

April 21, 2014
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Lynn’s Meghan Phelan in World Championships of Irish Dance

Meghan Phelan, 17, of Lynn is in London, England this week to compete in the World Championships of Irish Dancing. After a year of successfully competing at the New England Regional’s and U.S. National Championships, Phelan became one of the few dancers from the United States to qualify and be eligible to compete against...

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Transportation Bond Bill Has Lots for Lynn

April 21, 2014
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When Governor Deval Patrick signed the $12.8 billion Transportation Bond bill, he authorized a slate of projects that included $3.57 million in improvement for Lynn and another $4 million for a design and feasibility that will look at the potential for connecting Lynn to Route 1 more directly. In all five Lynn projects were...

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Congratulations, Tori Faieta for U.S.A. Hoop Team Selection

April 21, 2014
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We remember Tori Faieta so well for her tremendous contributions as the outstanding 6-foot-2-inch center on the 2011 state champion St. Mary’s High School girls basketball team. Tori was a 1,000-point scorer and All-Scholastic in head coach Jeff Newhall’s successful program and culminated her superb career with a state title. Tori has continued to...

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Obituaries 04-22-2014

April 21, 2014
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Helen Truszkowski Of California, formerly of Lynn Helen A. (Zalenski) Truszkowski, formerly of Lynn, died in Brentwood, California after a long battle with dementia on April 15. She was 95 years old. The beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Truszkowski, she was born in Lynn on September 29, 1918, the daughter of the...

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Dress for SOX-cess

April 14, 2014
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Dress for SOX-cess

Members of the Connery School staff and students took part in The Jimmy Fund’s annual initiative. Rally Against Cancer, Dress For SOX-cess is sponsored by The Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber Cancer Institute every year in hopes to raise awareness and funds in a fun way. This year, the staff and students of The...

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Bradley Named New English Hoop Coach

April 14, 2014
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Bradley Named New English Hoop Coach

Rachael Bradley, who won a state title as a player at St. Mary’s High School in 2002 and was a part of a 25-1 Lynn English High School team as an assistant varsity coach this season, has been named the new head coach of the Lynn English girls basketball team. Bradley, 28, was officially...

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City Names First-ever Director of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District

April 14, 2014
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City Names First-ever Director of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District

Emily Ruddock has been named the director of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Ruddock will assume the role on May 1, engaging Lynn residents and visitors in a revitalized urban experience that has arts and culture at its core. “This is my dream job,” said Ruddock. “I’ve always wanted to be an advocate for...

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Sisson School Lip Sync Show

April 14, 2014
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Sisson School Lip Sync Show

Front row are Brianna Crichton Hosking, Amelia Spencer, Breanne Maloney, Julisa Cronin, and Madeline Beaver. Back row are Olivia Wallace, Julie Nickolau, Sailor Brinkler, Olivia Waterman, Reese Brinkler, and Madison Spencer.

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There Are Moments That Transcend Sports

April 14, 2014
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The Boston Marathon has now become one of those moments. A marathon is a tremendous athletic event. It takes physical and mental perseverance unlike anything else. Big cities all over the world hold their own marathons. But no place does it like Boston. That third Monday in April, Boston lets its hair down-unless your...

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Obituaries 04-15-2014

April 14, 2014
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Jennie Ann Bering Retired Nurse Jennie Ann Bering of Lynn, formerly of Winthrop, passed away on April 1 after a prolonged illness. She was 77 years old. Born in Winthrop, the beloved daughter of the late Ann Marie (Donovan) and Henry H. Bering, she was a graduate of Chelsea Memorial Hospital Nursing School and...

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Greek Independence Day

April 8, 2014
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Greek Independence Day

On Sunday April 6, thousands of Greek-Americans, including members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church of Lynn, gathered in the Back Bay to march down Boylston Street to celebrate Greek Independence Day. There was music, dancing, traditional Greek food and lots of fun. Pictured are members of Lynn’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church who...

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Tough Call: St. Mary’s Senior Hannah McCormack to Choose Between Harvard and MIT

April 8, 2014
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Tough Call: St. Mary’s Senior Hannah McCormack to Choose Between Harvard and MIT

Coke or Pepsi? McDonald’s or Burger King? Red or white? Decisions, decisions. We all have to make them and some are more difficult and have a greater impact than others. Hannah McCormack finds herself faced with an almost incomprehensible decision, one of which the vast majority of high school students could only dream. Harvard...

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A Fond Farewell: Power Steps down from Lynn Chamber

April 8, 2014
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A Fond Farewell: Power Steps down from Lynn Chamber

JoAnn Power, a valuable contributor to the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce’s growth and vibrancy for the past 16 years, is stepping down from her position as the business organization’s communications manager. Power said she is leaving her position “to start a new chapter in my life.” Colleagues, business people, and friends will salute...

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Glee Cast Member Alex Newell Will Perform at Lynn Auditorium

April 8, 2014
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Glee Cast Member Alex Newell Will Perform at Lynn Auditorium

Special guest Alex Newell, of Fox TV’s hit show Glee, joins The Boston Gay Men’s Chorus to present Can’t Stop the Beat at Lynn Auditorium at 3 City Square in Lynn on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m. The event, presented by lead sponsors Lucia Lighting & Design and Eastern Bank, will benefit thirteen...

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