Archive for February, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Funeral

February 21, 2012
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Whitney Houston’s four hour funeral from inside the Baptist Church she grew up in was very impressive. In fact, all the wonderful things said about her by those whom she worked with, who knew her a lifetime and by family members, was made all the more compelling by the great singing by some of...
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Lynn English Celebrates 16-0 Record and NEC Championship

February 21, 2012
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Fred Hogan has taken the Lynn English High School girls basketball program to heights few could have predicted prior to his arrival seven seasons ago. There have been three Northeastern Conference championships in four years, two with perfect 16-0 records, the other a 15-1 campaign. English is on a run of six consecutive trips...
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Obituaries 02-21-2012

February 21, 2012
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Leo Wiltshire Retired Mailman and Former Lynn School Crossing Guard Leo F. Wiltshire, of Danvers and Surprise, AZ died Wednesday at home after a long illness. He was 83 years old. The beloved husband of Katherine “Kay” (Hurley) Wiltshire with whom he shared 53 years of marriage, they were married in St. Pius V...
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Three Friends

February 14, 2012
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Three Friends

Three friends lean upon one another during an outing on Lynn/Nahant Beach over the weekend. They did not remain on the beach for too long. It was simply too cold.
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Futures League Adds Navigators

February 14, 2012
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Futures League Adds Navigators

Futures Collegiate Baseball League Commissioner, Chris Hall, announced the North Shore Navigators will be added as the league’s newest franchise. The Navigators, based out of Lynn, Ma, will be owned and operated by Pat and Lindy Salvi. The Salvi’s hope to bring the same family-friendly and affordable entertainment to the North Shore that has...
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A Wonderful Woman: Carol Vasapolli Remembered Fondly by Colleagues, Friends and Lynn Chamber

February 14, 2012
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A Wonderful Woman: Carol Vasapolli Remembered Fondly by Colleagues, Friends and Lynn Chamber

Colleagues and friends said that Carol Vasapolli was a dynamic woman who could light up any room she was in with her smile, her warmth and her energy. Mrs. Vasapolli, executive vice president of River Works Credit Union in Lynn and a member of the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, died...
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Fortucci Appoints Spencer as Lynn City Comptroller

February 14, 2012
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The city’s chief financial officer Richard Fortucci has named Stephen Spencer, a Lynn resident, as his choice to become the city’s comptroller thereby filling the position left empty by the firing of John Pace. Pace was fired by the city council, despite Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy’s protestations, which followed her attempted firing of Fortucci. The...
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A Milestone for Malcolm: Pope John Basketball Star Reaches 1,000 Points for His Career

February 14, 2012
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Malcolm Brown is a past Boston Globe All-Scholastic football player of the year who will be playing in the Shriners All-Star Classic in June at Gillette Stadium. But the Pope John XXIII High School senior from Lynn is also an exceptional basketball player and a big reason why the Tigers will challenge St. Mary’s...
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The Lynn Culture

February 14, 2012
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Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan-Kennedy has said she is disappointed with a culture of cronyism that is prevalent in Lynn. She believes the appointment of a Lynn man as the city comptroller is somehow compromised by the fact that he is from Lynn and that he knows Lynn politicians. This the type of culture the...
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Obituaries 02-14-2012

February 14, 2012
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Annette LeBlanc Lifelong Lynn Resident Annette B. (Doucette) LeBlanc, a lifelong resident of Lynn, died Sunday in the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by her family after a long illness. She was 85 years old. The wife of the late Alyre LeBlanc, people recognized them as the couple who always held hands while walking...
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