Obituaries 10-06-2010

October 6, 2010
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Augustus Adam ‘Gus’ Archis GE Retiree, member of many veterans organizations Augustus Adam “Gus” Archis died in Port Charlotte, Florida on July 20. He was 87 years old. Born in Salem on January 23, 1923, he was the son of the late Joseph and Valaria (Rostkowska) Archis and the husband of the late Jane...

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Spartans Improve to 3-0

September 30, 2010
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Spartans Improve to 3-0

St. mary’s high school foot-ball players todd Collier (28), Jonathan kazadi (52), Corey Bartlett (44), Bryan Barrows (2), Luis Rijo (8), and Darian Eddiws (56) show their unity prior to the spartans’ game against north Reading satur- day night at manning Field. the spartans won 36-0 to improve their record to 3-0. Below, St....

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Public hearing on adult entertainment Tuesday night in City Hall

September 30, 2010
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After weeks of discussion and study the Lynn City Council is set to discuss an ordinance intended to severely restrict adult entertainment in the city. A public hearing will be held Tuesday evening in city hall. The ordinance as drafted allows for the creation of an adult entertainment district or zone which would be...

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Call the Capitol what you want but it’s not a greasy spoon

September 30, 2010
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Last week, a typical Boston Herald piece tried to be an expose on state representatives working second jobs as though that were illegal. It isn’t illegal – and for the record – Representative Robert Fennell isn’t breaking the law owning the Capitol Diner and serving on Beacon Hill. The Herald story described the Capitol...

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Lynn’s foreclosure rate well below neighbors

September 30, 2010
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It is hardly a surprise that foreclosures have caused dozens of Lynn property owners to lose their homes during the past three years. In fact, from August 2009 to August 2010, 50 homes were foreclosed on by their mortgage holders in this city. However, in neighboring Revere the numbers are much larger, with hundreds...

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English looks to build on City Soccer title

September 30, 2010
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The Lynn English girls soccer team enjoyed one of the greatest moments in the program’s history this season when it upset St. Mary’s, 2-1, in the finals of the Lynn City Soccer Tournament. Goalkeeper Lindsay Roy received the Most Valuable Player Award while Shauna Henry and Briana Moreno scored the goals that helped propel...

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Licensing Board to be packed?

September 30, 2010
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The rumor swirling inside hall is that the mayor is seeking to end run those who do not believe the 2:00 a.m. closing hour should be restored. They say that the mayor is not going to reappoint Licensing Board member John Pace, that she will, instead, appoint one of two people apparently being considered...

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Obituaries 09-30-2010

September 30, 2010
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Mildred Clements Of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea Mildred (Daniluk) Clements of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea, died on September 21. She was the loving mother of Gerald Clements of Lynn, Edward Clements of Florida, Wayne Clements of Everett, Ralph Clements and Mark Clements of Saugus; beloved grandmother of nine and great grandmother of nine; sister...

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Striking Similarity – Thompson looks just like Sarah Palin

September 22, 2010
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Striking Similarity – Thompson looks just like Sarah Palin

Cecilia Thompson has never visited Alaska but everywhere she goes people tell her how closely she resembles the state’s most famous resident. Thompson, a graduate of Pickering Junior High and Lynn English High School, is a look-a-like to former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. The minute Sarah Palin was introduced as...

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Garelick Farms doing right thing says Councillor Capano

September 22, 2010
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Garelick Farms doing right thing says Councillor Capano

At a recent meeting of city officials and members of the leadership of Garelick Farms, it appears that some positives are coming as an outgrowth of the negatives that swirled around for most of last summer. “The Garelick people has assured me, and I believe them, that they are moving forward with a short...

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Outcry from Lynners drowns out support for Lowes project

September 22, 2010
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A meeting last week of Lynn residents living off Highland Avenue by the Salem line produced nothing but angst as officials on both sides of the Salem-Lynn borderline failed to assuage those who believe the planned Lowe’s/Walmart box project is going to ruin home values, cause flooding and intensity traffic. “Everyone in the area...

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Warren scores three TDs in Tech victory – Runner notches his first coaching win

September 22, 2010
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Rich Warren Jr. scored three touchdowns as the Lynn Tech football team defeated Marian, 27-0, giving head coach James Runner III a victory in his first game at the helm of the Tigers’ program. Warren caught two touchdown passes from quarterback Kennedy Gomes and had a 69-yard punt return for a score. Gomes also...

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The Salem development warrants high road

September 22, 2010
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The city of Salem needs to get serious about the Highland Avenue development enlarging the Walmart and creating a Lowe’s. It needs to get serious by considering the impact this development will have on the Lynn neighborhood just below it. Neither the developers nor the city is giving consideration to the worries – whether...

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Obituaries 09-22-2010

September 22, 2010
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Doris Cintron, 44 Lynn resident Doris H. Cintron of Lynn died at the Life Care Center of the North Shore on September 17 after a long illness. She as 44 years old. Before her illness, she worked in various factories. Born in Agnadizla, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of Osvaldo and Marcolina (Mercado)...

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White at the mic – Walnut Street Café hosts weekly events for musicians and speakers

September 16, 2010
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White at the mic – Walnut Street Café hosts weekly events for musicians and speakers

Lynn musician Don White has led a very interesting life. A professional folk singer and songwriter since 1988, he has seven CDs and two DVDs to his credit and has also written a book, “Memoirs of a ‘C’ Student, a lot of which is about Lynn. In the 1990s, White had a regional hit,...

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A team player – Shadoff will retire in June; run for Lynn School Committee in Sept. 2011

September 16, 2010
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A team player – Shadoff will retire in June; run for Lynn School Committee in Sept. 2011

Eddie Shadoff has lived in Lynn his whole life and worked in the city’s school system for 35 years, the last four as the director of athletics at Lynn Tech. Shadoff will conclude the teaching and administrative part of his career when he retires in June, 2011, but he hopes to stay involved in...

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Community invitation to hear an incredible story of courage and hope

September 16, 2010
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Community invitation to hear an incredible story of courage and hope

On Thursday evening, September 16th, the Lynn English High School Peer Mediation Program is sponsoring "Rachel’s Challenge", an inspiring presentation based on the life of Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the Columbine High School massacre. The contents of her diaries have become the foundation for this nationally acclaimed violence prevention program. Powerful...

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A new challenge for Eddie Shadoff

September 16, 2010
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Eddie Shadoff, the popular and distinguished director of athletics at Lynn Tech High School made a major announcement in this week’s Lynn Journal. Shadoff dropped the political bombshell-that he is a candidate for the Lynn School Committee in next years elections. Shadoff certainly has the background and the understanding of the Lynn School System...

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The change

September 16, 2010
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We all noticed it this weekend, that is, the change in the weather. Suddenly we went about our homes closing the windows and feeling just a bit of a chill. It is always amazing to those of us who pay attention to the changing of the seasons how quickly summer ends after Labor Day....

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Obituaries 09-16-2010

September 16, 2010
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Paul Antonelli Lynn resident Paul B. Antonelli of Lynn, formerly of Medford, died on September 7. He was the beloved husband of Joan (Kennedy) Antonelli (formerly of Somerville); devoted father of Paul Jr. and Jennifer Marie, both of Lynn; dear brother of Angela Diaz and Frances Antonelli, both of Revere, William Antonelli of Medford,...

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An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

September 10, 2010
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An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

Former Lynn Tech principal Al Malagrifa will go see the “The Tillman Story,” a documentary about former NFL star Pat Tillman in theaters this week, with a personal appreciation for Tillman’s football career and the heroic sacrifice that he made for his country. Tillman was an NFL All-Pro defensive player for the Arizona Cardinals....

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An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

September 10, 2010
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An American Hero – Malagrifa recalls his friendship with football star Pat Tillman

Former Lynn Tech principal Al Malagrifa will go see the “The Tillman Story,” a documentary about former NFL star Pat Tillman in theaters this week, with a personal appreciation for Tillman’s football career and the heroic sacrifice that he made for his country. Tillman was an NFL All-Pro defensive player for the Arizona Cardinals....

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Ethics Commission charges Lynn constable with conflict of interest

September 10, 2010
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The Enforcement Division of the State Ethics Commission has charged Louis Picano, a Board of Health Inspector with the city, of violating the state’s conflict of interest law. The Ethics Commission charged Picano that working for the city as an inspector and working as a constable in the city without disclosing that fact was...

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Back to school

September 10, 2010
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Lynn’s public schools are back in operation and according to those who claim to know, the opening went smoothly and almost without a hitch. This is good news at a time when the Lynn public schools are dramatically challenged by the need for added revenues and for new schools. A very large number of...

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