Archive for October, 2012

Gym Dandy St. Mary’s Unveils Brand New Court

October 9, 2012
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Gym Dandy St. Mary’s Unveils Brand New Court

When the St. Mary’s High School boys and girls basketball teams play their home games this winter, they’ll be doing so on a brand new floor at the Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium. The school’s volleyball teams are using the court this fall, but there will be a formal ceremony at the start of the basketball...
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Boys & Girls Club to Honor Local Leaders

October 9, 2012
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For many adolescents, the transition from childhood to adulthood is challenging. It is a journey that requires young people to understand and manage such things as physical changes in their bodies; relationships with authority figures, friends and members of the opposite sex; more freedom and responsibility for personal decisions; and increased peer pressure. The...
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Of Canines and Things

October 9, 2012
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A few months ago, the state enacted a new law to modernize animal-control laws, which includes the first statewide rules for tethering canines. The bill signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick is especially aimed at those who are convicted of cruelty to animals. The law also bans a person from keeping a dog...
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Obituaries 09-10-2012

October 9, 2012
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Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Ketchen Lynn School Department Retiree Genevieve “Jenny” (Rokicki) Ketchen of Tyngsboro, formerly of Lynn, died at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer on October 3 after a brief illness. She was 82 years old. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jozefa (Pioron) Rukicki and the...
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New Firefighters Appointed

October 2, 2012
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New Firefighters Appointed

Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy appointed eight new members of the Lynn Fire Department. Pictured at the oath-taking ceremony in the Mayor’s Office are the new firefighters, from left, Daniel Navaroli, Brian McManus, Edward Barber, Robert Smith, Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy, LFD Chief Dennis Carmody, Andrew Luque, Daniel Dulong, James DiCarlo, and Matthew Thibault.
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Famous Food Family : Bianco’s Italian Sub and Grill Opens on Lynnway

October 2, 2012
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Famous Food Family : Bianco’s Italian Sub and Grill Opens on Lynnway

A new sub shop and restaurant with a well-known name in the food industry is set to open today on the Lynnway. Bianco’s Italian Sub and Grill, owned by 24-year-old Vincent Bianco whose family has operated Bianco and Sons Meats in Revere, has made its home at 425 Lynnway, situated across from the Connery...
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Fan Memories : Fenway Park Farewell Homer by Ted Williams Brought Joy to Lynn Fans

October 2, 2012
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Fan Memories : Fenway Park Farewell Homer by Ted Williams Brought Joy to Lynn Fans

Fenway Park closed down its 100th season and 8,000th Fenway game last Wednesday with well-known Lynners Charlie Gaeta of the Lynn Housing Authority and Jamie Marsh of Lynn City Hall among the 37,247 fans. Sox officials even let fans run the historic bases after the game ended. The fans did not enjoy the 4-2 loss to Tampa...
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National Honor for Pohlmeyer : Babe Ruth All-star Receives Sportsmanship Award at World Series

October 2, 2012
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National Honor for Pohlmeyer : Babe Ruth All-star Receives Sportsmanship Award at World Series

Lauren Pohlmeyer returned from the Babe Ruth Softball World Series in North Carolina with memories and a major award that she didn’t learn about until two weeks after the tournament. Babe Ruth officials had selected Pohlmeyer as a recipient of a national sportsmanship award. She accepted the distinctive plaque at the awards banquet Sunday...
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Columbus Day

October 2, 2012
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Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the world stage at a time when most people believed the world was flat. He...
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Register to Vote

October 2, 2012
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Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as a single vote has great value in our society. We urge all those who...
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