Obituaries 11-01-2016

November 4, 2016
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Norman LeClair Retired CPA Norman LeClair of Revere died on October 29. Norman and his wife, Josephine enjoyed many years traveling. His true passion was golf, having lived on both the Ipswich Country Club and the Deer Creek Country Club in Florida. Before being a resident of Florida, he and Josephine would spend winters...

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LACC Fashion Show

October 28, 2016
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LACC Fashion Show

Vinny Spirito and Kim Carrigan, host of the WRKO Morning Show, take an elegant walk down the runway at the 3rd Annual Women in Networking Fashion Show on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Nahant Country Club. The show was sponsored by the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce.

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AG Healey,Cong Moulton Endorse Police Chief Coppinger for Sheriff

October 28, 2016
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AG Healey,Cong Moulton Endorse Police Chief Coppinger for Sheriff

By Cary Shuman Two of the state Democratic Party’s most popular public officials, Congressman Seth Moulton and Attorney General Maura Healey, announced their strong support for Kevin Coppinger in his bid for the Essex County Sheriff’s position at a breakfast fundraiser Monday at the Boston Marriott Peabody Hotel. The program began with Richard Coppinger...

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Early Voting Is Underway:Voters Can Choose to Vote Before Nov 4 or on Nov 8

October 28, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The city of Lynn and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts joined more than 30 other states that adopted early voting rules this year and as a result more than 289 Lynners went to City Hall this past Monday to cast their votes for President more than two weeks before Election Day....

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YMCA Plans on Hold:Mayor Vetoes Sale of Land because of Technicality

October 28, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The city council’s planned sale of about an acre of land to the YMCA, to allow the non-profit to construct a new building and expand its programming is on hold after Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy vetoed the sale this week, due to a technicality in the language of the sale...

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Lynn Democratic City Committee to Host Dukakis, Galvin, Goldberg at Annual Unity Breakfast

October 28, 2016
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The Lynn Democratic City Committee’s Annual Unity Breakfast will be held on Sunday, October 30, from 8:30-11:00am at The Porthole Restaurant, 98 The Lynnway, Lynn. The breakfast will serve to rally local Democrats in support of the Hillary Clinton-Tim Kaine ticket, Kevin Coppinger for Essex County Sheriff, and Jennifer Migliore for State Representative in...

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Have A Safe and Happy Halloween

October 28, 2016
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Halloween will be observed this Monday, and that means that  scores of children and others will be roaming our streets during the early-evening hours as they go about their ritual of trick-or-treating in our neighborhoods. It is up to each one of us to be extra-observant if we are operating a  motor vehicle during...

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Pirate Day

October 21, 2016
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Pirate Day

Jacquelyn Sullivan with her children, Laila, Antonio, and Aiden Pena during the Dungeon Rock Pirate Day in Lynn Woods last Saturday, Oct. 15. Several families came out for the annual tradition on what was a beautiful fall afternoon.

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Matt Durgin Reaches 150-Win Coach Milestone

October 21, 2016
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Matt Durgin Reaches 150-Win Coach Milestone

By Cary Shuman Matt Durgin doesn’t need milestones to affirm his brilliance as a high school football coach so maybe that’s why he deflected the spotlight and put it on his St. Mary’s football players and assistant coaches after an impressive 36-7 victory over Cardinal Spellman Saturday night at Manning Field. Reigning All-Scholastic running...

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Lynn English Graduate Svetchnikov is Crowned Mrs. Massachusetts 2017

October 21, 2016
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Lynn English Graduate Svetchnikov is Crowned Mrs. Massachusetts 2017

By Cary Shuman Anna Svetchnikov, a 2003 graduate of Lynn English, was crowned Mrs. Massachusetts Universal in September and will compete for the title of Mrs. United States Universal in Reno, Nevada in 2017. Svetchnikov, a 31-year-old mother of two children and a Swampscott resident, has enjoyed prior successes on the runway. The 5-foot-6-inch...

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Bartlett Resigns as English Softball Coach

October 21, 2016
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By Joyce Erekson The high school softball coaching scene in Lynn is poised for yet another change. Jack Bartlett, who took over the head coaching job at English in 2015 when Alisa Fila stepped down after 23 years, has resigned. “We were very happy with Jack,” English High athletic director Dick Newton said. “It’s...

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News Briefs

October 21, 2016
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NSCC Forum on Tolerance Oct. 27 and 28 The NSCC annual Forum on Tolerance will take place next week, October 27 and 28 with panels and speakers on a variety of topics that explore how our country can start to work together to put aside our differences and celebrate the ways we are alike....

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Trio of Saturday Blazes Kept Fire Department Busy

October 21, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn Fire Department responded to three different fires last Saturday evening, October 15, handling all three blazes without any major injuries or significant loss of property according to fire officials. The first, was a second story fire in a home on Summer Street at about 7 p.m. Responding units...

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Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2016
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Above and beyond what is expected Dear Editor: I was disappointed to read Peter Manoogian’s letter to the editor, which paints an incomplete and inaccurate picture of Representative Donald Wong’s voting record on education issues. Mr. Manoogian cites “a sampling of one dozen votes” on the Fiscal Year 2017 state budget – as well...

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Sad State of America

October 21, 2016
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We know we join with all of our fellow Boston-area citizens in praying for the speedy recovery of East Boston police officers Richard Cintolo and Matt Morris, as well as the two year-old Roxbury girl, who were shot this past week in separate incidents. The East Boston police officers were responding to a domestic...

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LACC Breakfast

October 14, 2016
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LACC Breakfast

Dr. Nicholas Sarantopoulos, president and CEO of breakfast Gold Sponsor Community Brotherhood Credit Union, Leslie Gould, president and CEO of Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, and Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy.

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Congressman Moulton Speaks at LACC Meeting

October 14, 2016
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Congressman Moulton Speaks at LACC Meeting

The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Congressman Seth Moulton to Lynn on Wednesday morning at A Land of a Thousand Hills coffee shop.  Moulton was on hand to answer questions in a Q&A format. Moulton’s chief concern for Lynn and the North Shore was transportation.  He see’s connecting the north rail lines to...

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Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting Set for Thursday,October 20

October 14, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will host the 31st Annual Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Porthole Restaurant in Lynn. Eagle Scout Andrew Krause, Scoutmaster of Troop 121 at St. Mary’s Church, will be the program’s featured speaker. Andrew is the son of Item sports editor Steve Krause...

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Statue of St Joseph Restored, Replaced at St Joseph’s Cemetery

October 14, 2016
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Earlier this year when Patrick Calnan visited the office at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lynn to inquire about a statue of St. Joseph that was removed over 3 years ago, he was told that the statue had fallen off its pedestal during high winds and was damaged. Sympathetic cemetery workers said there was no...

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Council Approves Use of State Funds to Improve Access to Market Square

October 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize the use of $2.5 million in a fiscal 2015 MassWorks award to Lynn, to improve traffic in and around the intersection of Western Avenue and Federal Street, at the site of the planned Market basket store and shopping plaza. The vote...

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Women in Networking Beauty, Health and Wellness Fashion Show

October 14, 2016
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30 local business women and men will walk the catwalk at the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce “Women in Networking Beauty, Health and Wellness Fashion Show” to be held on Thursday October 20th at the Nahant Country Club from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Parting gift for all attendees donated by Salvy the Florist.  The event...

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Girls Inc Celebrates 75th Anniversary

October 14, 2016
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Girls Inc. of Lynn celebrated its 75th anniversary at their Annual Meeting on September 28 at the Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts. The evening featured an introduction from Leslie Mercedes, one of two Teen Board members; remarks from executive director Deb Ansourlian; a Volunteer Honor Presentation to Nancy Whitman and Nahant Women’s Club for their loyal...

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Rally for Jen in Lynn with Senator McGee, Reps. Cahill and Crighton

October 14, 2016
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Jen Migliore, Democratic nominee for State Representative, held a major canvass on Saturday with support from local elected officials and unions. State Senator Tom McGee showed up to rally the troops and knock on doors along with Representative Brendan Crighton and Representative Dan Cahill of Lynn. Many union and local community members joined to...

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NSCC’s 37th Forum on Tolerance Set for Oct 27

October 14, 2016
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With the divisive nature of the coming presidential election and the civil unrest happening in this country, how do we get along and work with those who hold political beliefs different than our own? How can we celebrate our commonalities and see ourselves as one nation? North Shore Community College’s (NSCC) 37th Forum on...

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