Gauthier Off to Strong Start for Hartford

March 5, 2015
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Gauthier Off to Strong Start for Hartford

Baseball may seem light years away given the fact most fields are still buried under a couple of feet of snow, but it’s in full swing at the college level. Former Classical High hurler Kyle Gauthier already has two games under his belt for the Division 1 University of Hartford Hawks and his performance...

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Jeanette Anderson Steps in to New Basketball Position at Binghamton

March 5, 2015
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Jeanette Anderson Steps in to New Basketball Position at Binghamton

By the time Jeanette Anderson had wrapped up her final season on the Caldwell College women’s basketball team last year, she had crossed off just about everything on her “to do” list. The former English High star topped off a wildly successful career by being named the Daktronics East Regional Player of the Year...

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Obituaries 03-03-2015

March 5, 2015
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Jozef Soroka Retired owner of Jozef Soroka Tailor Shop of Hamilton and Wenham Jozef Soroka of Lynn died at home on March 1 surrounded by his loving family. He was 79 years old. Born and educated in Poland, the son of the late Florian and Stanislawa (Jakobiec) Soroka and the husband of Janina (Kopach)...

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Ancient Order of Hibernians Kickoff to Irish Heritage Month

February 26, 2015
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Ancient Order of Hibernians Kickoff to Irish Heritage Month

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) of Lynn held its kickoff to Irish Heritage Month (March) Tuesday night at Lynn City Hall. From left, are AOH historian Michael Mannion, Lynn Police Sgt. And bagpipes player Ned Shinnick, AOH President Dick Wall, Captain of the Color Guard Paul MacDonald, and the Rev. Brian Flynn.

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Charlie Gallo Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd.

February 26, 2015
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Charlie Gallo Not to Seek Re-Election to School Bd.

Two-term Lynn School Committee Member Charlie Gallo, 31, has announced that he will not seek re-election, though he plans to remain involved in the community and is not ruling out a future run for elected office. “I will miss serving,” said Gallo. “Most of all, I will miss going into our schools and engaging...

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Bailer Scores 1,000th Career Point in St. Mary’s Win

February 26, 2015
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Bailer Scores 1,000th Career Point in St. Mary’s Win

LYNN –  There’s a reason a player gets his name put on a banner on the gym wall when he scores 1,000 career points. It’s up there because it’s a difficult thing to do. St. Mary’s senior point guard Dennis Bailer joined the club last week when he scored 23 points in a two-point...

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Council Forms ‘Snow Commish’

February 26, 2015
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Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy agreed on Tuesday night to work hand in hand with the Lynn Council’s Public Works Committee and a task force of public safety managers to find ways to improve the city’s response to snow emergencies. The unprecedented, in Lynn at least, snow commission will include the three city councilors on...

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Lynn’s Congressman Seth Moulton Makes Favorable Impression in Visit

February 26, 2015
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During the course of his campaign for the congressional seat in the Sixth District, Seth Moulton said he would be back in Lynn often and doing what he could in Washington to help the city to advance in all ways. Congressman Moulton was in Lynn Sunday afternoon, conducting office hours at Brothers Deli on...

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Looking at Our Accomplishments and Challenges

February 26, 2015
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(The following were remarks delivered by House Speaker Bob DeLeo in the House Chambers on Beacon Hill to the members of the House of Representatives on February 11. My colleagues, my friends, welcome. I’m so proud to speak with you today. Each day I reflect on the great obligations I have to you –...

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Another Week, Another Snowstorm Lynn Crews Continue to Dig out from Long Winter

February 23, 2015
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Another Week, Another Snowstorm Lynn Crews Continue to Dig out from Long Winter

The Lynn Public Works Department began the week, once again, digging out from a snowstorm that dumped more than 12-inches of snow on the region over the weekend. The latest snowfall, estimated at about 16-inches for the Greater Lynn area, brings the seasonal total to more than 97-inches of snow, all since January 23,...

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All Care’s Michael Miller Battles the Blizzard for Patient Safety: Devoted Occupational Therapist Goes Above and Beyond

February 23, 2015
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All Care’s Michael Miller Battles the Blizzard for Patient Safety: Devoted Occupational Therapist Goes Above and Beyond

When All Care VNA Occupational Therapist and Winthrop resident, Michael Miller, learned that a client of his could not get out of bed during the late January blizzard that paralyzed Massachusetts, not even several feet of blowing white stuff could stop him.  Still, traveling on the roads was nearly impossible, and to make matters...

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Remembering the Miracle on Ice

February 23, 2015
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For those of us who have been around for longer than we care to remember, it is hard to believe that 35 years have passed since seemingly every Winthrop resident gathered at the Belle Isle Bridge and lined the town’s streets to give a huge hometown welcome to Olympic hockey hero and Team USA hockey captain Mike Eruzione,...

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The Winter of Our Discontent

February 23, 2015
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Although the temperatures have been below zero with wind chills even colder, tempers have been rising among just about all of us as the snow and our frustrations continue to pile up. Yes, life is difficult in the city, where parking spaces are non-existent, tickets are being issued, cars are being towed, traffic is...

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Classical Girls Relay Team Wins Division 2 State Title

February 23, 2015
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The Classical High girls track program received a major shot in the arm when its 4 x 200-meter relay team captured the MIAA Division 2 state title last week. Devyn Astuccio, Agnes Bangura, Jennifer Gaudet and Anna Wargo left their mark on the program by bringing home the state title with a time of...

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St. Mary’s Wins Spartan Classic: Garraud Named Tournament MVP

February 23, 2015
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The Winthrop High girls basketball team learned once again that all roads to the Boston Garden will  have to pass through St. Mary’s of Lynn. Winthrop, champion of the Northeastern Conference South Division, met St. Mary’s in the Spartan Classic final Tuesday night, with the hosts prevailing 42-40. Tournament MVP Marnelle Garraud (14 points)...

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Classical Boys Hoop Heading to Post-Season

February 23, 2015
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Qualifying for the MIAA state tournament is always cause to celebrate, but the win that put the   Classical High boys basketball team in the post season was especially sweet. Not only did the Rams have to overcome a slow start (they went 2-6 in their first eight games), but they still hadn’t made the...

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Taking the Reins: Chris Carroll New Head Coach of English High Bulldogs Football

February 12, 2015
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Taking the Reins: Chris Carroll New Head Coach of English High Bulldogs Football

Bleeding maroon and gray may not have been listed as a requirement in the job posting for the new English High football coach, but if it had been Chris Carroll would have checked that box. English High Principal Thomas Strangie and athletic director Gary Molea announced this week that Carroll, a star quarterback for...

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Burt, BC Fall Short to Harvard in Beanpot Final

February 12, 2015
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Burt, BC Fall Short to Harvard in Beanpot Final

Katie Burt had to do something that she hadn’t yet done in her amazing freshman season for the No. 1-ranked Boston College hockey team: reflect on a defeat. Burt and the Eagles had just suffered their first loss of the season, 3-2, to Harvard in the championship game of the Women’s Beanpot Tournament Tuesday...

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The Bransfields Give Classical Football Program a Big Boost

February 12, 2015
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The Bransfields Give Classical Football Program a Big Boost

The team jackets were adorned in elegant Lynn Classical green with the gold ‘C’ and black leather sleeves. If you’re a football player at LCHS, how can you not be anything but proud to wear that in the halls of your high school? The other presentations were equally meaningful, distinguished awards named after people...

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More Substance Counselors Are Needed in Our Region

February 12, 2015
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Opioid and prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Massachusetts and has been for awhile. In the month of January, there were several overdoses in this area. Fortunately first responders arrived to assist many of these individuals by administering Narcan. We urge Governor Charlie Baker not to debate the word “cuts”  and let...

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Classical Reigns in the Pool

February 9, 2015
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The 47th annual Lynn City Swim Meet is in the books and for the third consecutive year it was Classical taking home bragging rights. The Rams, who finished the season at 8-3, swam away from the field with 166 points. English was second with 99 and Tech checked in with 63. The meet was...

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Lessons Learned from the Blizzard of 2015

February 9, 2015
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It is with great concern and genuine regard for our city and our citizens that I offer up my account of the recent snowstorm that was the Blizzard of 2015. I have informally (through emails and Facebook posts) surveyed over one hundred Lynn citizens in preparation for this column. The feedback I received offered...

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Byrd Knew Butler Possessed Greatness:Classical Hoop Star Became Friends with Super Bowl Football Hero at West Alabama

February 9, 2015
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Byrd Knew Butler Possessed Greatness:Classical Hoop Star Became Friends with Super Bowl Football Hero at West Alabama

Jarell Byrd had a huge rooting interest as he and his friends watched the Super Bowl Sunday night at his apartment in Alabama. Not only is the former Lynn Classical basketball star a diehard Patriots fan, but he was especially pulling for one of his University of West Alabama buddies to play well in...

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LACC Holds a Ribbon Cutting for Pondview Lodge Adult Day Health

January 30, 2015
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LACC Holds a Ribbon Cutting for Pondview Lodge Adult Day Health

Pondview Lodge is an adult day health program designed to meet the physical, functional and social needs of elders and disabled adults living in the community. Pondview is owned and operated by Essex Group Management, a family and veteran-owned company located in Rowley. Our adult day health program is open Monday through Saturday 8AM-4PM,...

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