The Local Chapter – NSCC health counselor Al-Chokhachy will speak about her new book Nov. 3

November 1, 2010
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The Local Chapter – NSCC health counselor Al-Chokhachy will speak about her new book Nov. 3

Elissa Al-Chokhachy, a health care counselor at North Shore Community College in Lynn, will be talking about her new book, Miraculous Moments: True Stories Affirming That Life Goes On, on Wednesday, November 3 at 7 p.m. inside the Thomas McGee Gymnasium on the NSCC campus. Al-Chokhachy’s book is a compilation of 88 stories from...

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Communication problems between the Mayor and the City Council

November 1, 2010
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When you ask around the city about former Cemetery Superintendent James Barr almost everyone says the same things about him. He is described as a sometimes difficult man, gruff in nature, but dedicated to his city job and helpful to all those who asked. Council President Tim Phelan said Barr was a tireless city...

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Kipp School project opposed by two groups

November 1, 2010
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Two groups are attempting to stop the KIPP Academy from buying the VFW Post 507 property on High Rock Street in an attempt to stop Kipp from building there. Kipp announced some months ago that they would be buying the defunct VFW Post property and would be building a $25 million educational facility that...

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Classical boys soccer team claims NEC championship

November 1, 2010
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The Lynn Classical boys soccer team claimed the Northeastern Conference South Division championship with a 2-0 victory over Lynn English in the season finale at Manning Field. It’s the first conference soccer title for Lynn Classical since the school won back-to-back crowns in 1975 and 1976. The Rams, led by fourth-year head coach Joseph...

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Get Out And Vote

November 1, 2010
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The election is upon us. Go out and do your duty. Do it in the knowledge that things in this nation and in this state must change. Understand that whomever you choose to vote for in this election, the winner will not be panacea for everything that is wrong with the economy. Nor will...

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Obituaries 11-01-2010

November 1, 2010
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Lucia ‘Lucy’ Di Leo Lynn resident Lucia “Lucy” (Rizza) Di Leo of Lynn, formerly of Everett and the North End of Boston, died peacefully on October 28 at home with her family by her side. A loving mother, grandmother and homemaker, her favorite pastime was cooking Italian feasts for her Sunday family dinners. Born...

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Lynn English easily defeats Revere Patriots, 42-7, at Revere, Oct. 22, 2010

October 26, 2010
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Lynn English easily defeats Revere Patriots, 42-7, at Revere, Oct. 22, 2010

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Sullivan tours a vastly changed beachfront

October 25, 2010
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Sullivan tours a vastly changed beachfront

On a blustery day when it felt very much like fall, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Rick Sullivan made an inspection of the Lynn/Nahant beachfront. He inspected the clean-up operation going on to rid the railings and cement walkways of seaweed, the repainting of light poles and the general condition that exists along...

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Buck Spurr helps produce Nov. 5 Rat Pack show in Lynn

October 25, 2010
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Buck Spurr helps produce Nov. 5 Rat Pack show in Lynn

Buck Spurr is a legend in the entertainment business, having managed numerous stars and worked in film distribution at Paramount Pictures. Spurr is focusing his professional efforts on Lynn as the assistant to the producer (Dick Feeney) of the upcoming Las Vegas production of “The Rat Pack,” which will be staged on Friday, Nov....

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Much ado about nothing

October 25, 2010
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Patricia Barton’s appointment to the License Commission by Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy will not go down in history as a profile in courage. Patricia Barton and her brother Buzzy Barton were strong supporters of the mayor in her bid to run Chip Clancy out of office. So we know the Bartons and the Kennedy...

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Down to the wire

October 25, 2010
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With the election next week, many of you who plan to vote already know who you will be voting for and why. The onslaught of radio and television advertisements and the general overhanded nature of newspaper and Internet coverage, will not further persuade or dissuade those who are already satisfied with the choices they...

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Obituaries 10-25-2010

October 25, 2010
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Geraldine Reardon Swampscott resident Geraldine V. Reardon of Swampscott, formerly of Lynn, died October 20. She was 66 years old. A homemaker who lived in Lynn for 30 years before moving to Swampscott five years ago, she was the wife of the late William T. Reardon. She was born and raised in Lowell, the...

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Lynn Residents Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 21, 2010
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Lynn Residents Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

On Sunday, October 3, ‘Terrie’s Angels’ of Lynn headed into Boston to participate in the American Cancer Society’s 18th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Some 40,000 people gathered along the Charles River Esplanade to raise awareness and $3 million to fight breast cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer supports the American Cancer...

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Who is placing pipe bombs on the Lynn-Swampscott line?

October 21, 2010
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Lynn and Swampscott police are baffled over three recent incidents involving pipe bombs and propane tanks on the Lynn-Swampscott line. According to police, there is an apparent connection between all three incidents – which have caused police and area residents living on Collins Street. Police believe the bomb maker is targeting victims. However police...

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Strangie appointed English principal

October 21, 2010
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Thomas Strangie has been appointed the principal of English High School, Lynn Superintendent of Schools Catherine Latham has announced. Latham was expected to appoint Strangie despite apparently looking for others who might fit the bill. Strangie replaces Andrew Fila. Fila retired two weeks ago after working for 45 years in the Lynn school system....

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Holding court on the gridiron – WHS hoop coach Dave Brown enjoys success as Pop Warner leader

October 21, 2010
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Dave Brown had a great experience playing football in the East Lynn Pop Warner organization. So when East Lynn president Duke Wilson approached Brown about coaching this season, Brown welcomed the opportunity to give something back to the group who helped him develop his talents as an athlete and a person. Brown, a star...

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Good luck Mr. Strangie

October 21, 2010
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The new Lynn English High School principal will be Thomas Strangie. As we predicted last week, he was the main choice and perhaps the only choice for Superintendent of Schools Catherine Latham. Aside from that, he was the best choice to succeed Andrew Fila, who resigned two weeks ago. Mr. Strangie inherits a position...

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Obituaries 10-21-2010

October 21, 2010
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Carol Jones Of Lynn, formerly of Revere Carol A. (DeYeso) Jones of Lynn, formerly of Revere, died on October 15 following a valiant ten year battle with non-hodgkins lymphoma and leukemia. She was 65 years old. The cherished mother of Brian M. Jones of Medford and Paul V. Sheehan and his wife, Jennifer, of...

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Lynn English football drops close one @Swampscott, 27-21, Oct. 16, 2010

October 19, 2010
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Let’s face it: Classical was better

October 15, 2010
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Let’s face it: Classical was better

Lynn Classical senior Tyler Alicudo (36) gives a firm stiff-arm to a Beverly defender during the Rams 40-20 victory last Saturday in Beverly. Alicudo had two touchdowns, including a 70-yard pass from quarterback Nick Grassa. Classical battled Beverly in a close one until the Rams erupted in the fourth quarter for 20 points. Classical...

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Strangie seen as a likely successor to Fila at Lynn English High School

October 15, 2010
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Although there is an apparent search to replace English High School Principal Andrew Fila who retired last week, Vice-Principal Thomas Strangie is believed to be the most likely successor to Fila. “He was Fila’s alter ego. He has been virtually running the high school himself for quite some time. Many of the teachers believe...

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Four hands on deck; Spartans excel with two-goalie rotation

October 15, 2010
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There’s an old saying that if you have two starting quarterbacks, you have no starting quarterbacks, but St. Mary’s High School girls soccer coach Jim Foley is more than happy to have two starting goalies on his team. Senior Angela Dandreo of Swampscott and junior Bailey Bruckmann of Walpole form a potent 1-2 combination...

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Classical defeats Beverly, 40-20, at Beverly on Oct. 9, 2010

October 11, 2010
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Classical defeats Beverly, 40-20, at Beverly on Oct. 9, 2010

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Disney bound

October 6, 2010
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Disney bound

The Lynn Classical softball team held a fl ea market Saturday to help defray expenses for its spring trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Members of the team are pictured with head coach Chris Warren. Front row (from left) are Jerrica Delos Santos, Kenzie Coppinger, and Jennie Erekson. Back row (from left) are...

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