Archive for January, 2013

St. Mary’s High Graduate Courtney Carey Excels for St. Joseph’s College Dance Team

January 15, 2013
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St. Mary’s High Graduate Courtney Carey  Excels for St. Joseph’s College Dance Team

Courtney Carey is a young woman of many talents but dancing has always been a special avocation for her. She was a four-year varsity cheerleader and a member of the dance team at St. Mary’s High School in Lynn where she helped lead the teams to several championships. An honor roll student and a...
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All A’s Beauty Supply Opens on Boston Street

January 15, 2013
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All A’s Beauty Supply Opens on Boston Street

As times have changed, so have the needs and wants of many of my customers and I have learned to adapt as such. A store built primarily  on beauty needs has developed into a shop with a wide variety of items including shoes, African clothes, and today’s latest fashions. Through God , hard work,...
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English and Classical Will Not Meet in Intra-conference Football

January 15, 2013
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It may be the third week of January but the biggest story of the year may already have arrived: the Lynn English and Lynn Classical football teams will not meet in an intra-conference regular season game this fall. That’s one of the quirks of the newly aligned Northeastern Conference and the new state playoff...
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Congratulations, Boverini Committee

January 15, 2013
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We want to offer our congratulations to the committee who organized the Walter Boverini Basketball Tournament that was a huge success once again. Lynn English and its fine athletic director Gary Molea proved to be an outstanding host this year. The tournament was a first-class event with the introduction of players, All-Tournament individual and...
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Obituaries 01-15-2013

January 15, 2013
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Charles Vitale Late Proprietor of Puritan Fish Charles J. Vitale of Revere, formerly of the North End of Boston, died on January 6. The late proprietor of Puritan Fish Co., Boston Fish Pier, he was a member of the Madonna Del Soccorso Fishermans Club. He was the beloved husband of Rita (D’Ortona) Vitale with...
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Lynn Community Fondly Remembers Speaker Thomas W. McGee

January 8, 2013
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Lynn Community Fondly Remembers Speaker Thomas W. McGee

They came from all walks of life Saturday to bid farewell to one of Lynn’s greatest political figures, Thomas W. McGee, the longest-serving speaker of the House in state history. A large crowd – including many of the constituents Mr. McGee served so well on the Lynn City Council and in the House of...
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Boudreau Turns Pro: At 17, English Senior is One of the Best Bowlers in the World

January 8, 2013
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So who is the best high school athlete in Lynn, the one boy or girl who outshines all of the competition in his or her sport? Meet Jonathan Boudreau, a 17-year-old senior at Lynn English who is not only the best at his age at what he does on the North Shore – candlepin...
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Remembering Tom McGee: Former House Speaker Has Many Qualities That Are Needed Today

January 8, 2013
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We will leave to others the listing of the many achievements of the late Tom McGee, the legendary Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for nine years from 1975-84, who arguably was the most powerful political figure in the state during his tenure. But in our view, those who knew Speaker McGee always...
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Obituaries 01-08-2013

January 8, 2013
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Mary Theresa ‘Terry’ French Former Bridgewell Employee Mary Theresa “Terry” (Leger) French died at home on January 5, her 59th birthday, following a courageous battle with cancer. The wife of Russell K. French, she was born in Lynn, the daughter of Desire and Zella Leger. She was a lifelong “Lynner” and attended St Jean’s...
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Walter Mitchell Celebrates 106th Birthday

January 1, 2013
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Walter Mitchell Celebrates 106th Birthday

Walter Mitchell celebrated his 106th birthday at a luncheon at the Porthole Restaurant hosted by a large delegation of his friends from St. Joseph Parish on Union Street. Mitchell, a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 34 years, was born on Dec. 22, 1906. He grew up on Sheridan Street and attended...
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