Archive for April, 2011

Numbers Decline in Wyoma Little League

April 19, 2011
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Wyoma Little League, which held its opening day ceremonies Saturday, has always been one of the largest and most successful youth baseball organizations in the city and the region. Wyoma teams always seem to perform very well in the District 16 tournament and Lynn City Series and just a few years ago one of...
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Municipal Salaries Now and Then

April 19, 2011
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Most local newspapers print municipal salaries as though they are all about insults, shock and awe – that we should be shocked that municipal employees make good salaries and benefits with the awe – why should it be that way? About 30 years ago, municipal salaries from top to bottom were a fraction of...
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Obituaries 04-18-2011

April 19, 2011
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Derek Fula Died of Metatastic Melanoma Derek G. Fula of Lynn, formerly of Revere, died on April 13 following a two year battle with metastatic melanoma. He was 27 years old. He was the beloved son of Denise E. MacAllister of Everett and Gabriel A. DeSousa-Fula Sr. of Portugal’ cherished brother of Ellyse L....
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Permanent Mark – Tavernese Elected to Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame

April 12, 2011
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Permanent Mark – Tavernese Elected to Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame

Joseph Tavernese is candlepin royalty now, officially joining the pantheon of the greatest bowlers who ever participated in the sport. Tavernese, whose sterling record as a professional bowler includes 50 appearances on television, has been elected to the International Candlepin Bowling Association Hall of Fame. He will be inducted at the Hall of Fame...
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Lynn Tech Changing Guard Causing Raised Eyebrows

April 12, 2011
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There are big changes being made by the administration at Lynn Technical High School. Tech’s new principal Diane Paradis is apparently making moves seeking to put in place her own staffing preferences which has included, so far, the removal, replacement or retirement of the athletic director, a vice-principal, a star English teacher and a...
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Stale History Repeating Itself?

April 12, 2011
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It is spring, again with the summer heat just around the corner. Driving down the Lynnway two days ago with the front window down, a nauseating stench filled the car in the area of the Garelick Farms milk plant. No. This couldn’t be happening and so early in the season, we thought. But it...
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Lynn Police Marathon Team Raising Money for Cancer Kids

April 12, 2011
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A group of Lynn police officers are running the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer victim – kids who are fighting for their lives. These are all good, good guys, doing the right thing for kids who are in the fight of their lives, literally. The members of the 2011 Lynn Police Marathon...
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Obituaries 04-12-2011

April 12, 2011
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Gloria MacDonald Of Lynn, formerly of Revere Gloria E. (DeLena) MacDonald, formerly of Revere, died unexpectedly in Lynn on April 7. She was 80 years old. She was the wife of the late Frank “Mac” MacDonald; cherished mother of Steven R. MacDonald and his wife, Wendy, of Lynn, Lt. Col. Charles R. MacDonald and...
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Governor Tours Cohen-Hillel Academy

April 5, 2011
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Governor Tours Cohen-Hillel Academy

Gets a first hand look at Ford School mentoring program Cohen-Hillel students who share friendships with Ford School students and who also  share a mentoring program with them, were given a real treat during last week’s mentoring session. Not long after the Ford kids departed their bus and entered the highly regarded Marblehead Academy...
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Lynn Dancers Set to Perform on National Television Show

April 5, 2011
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Lynn Dancers Set to Perform on National Television Show

Phunk Phenomenon will debut Thursday night Four Lynn dancers, part of the Phunk Phenomenon dance group of Everett, will be appearing on the Music Television (MTV) show, “Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew” that debuts Thursday at 10 p.m. Christopher DiNicola of Lynn is the leader of the dance group. His younger brothers,...
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