Archive for October, 2016

Lianne O’Hara Named New Rhs Girls Basketball Coach

October 6, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Lianne O’Hara, an eighth grade science teacher at the Rumney Marsh Academy, has been named the head coach of the Revere High School girls basketball team. Frank Shea, Revere director of athletics, made the announcement Tuesday after a selection process that drew three candidates from the school system. “I think Lianne...
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Halloran Family Has Raised $75,000 for NLG and Autism Speaks

October 6, 2016
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By Cary Shuman The Halloran family of Lynn hosted its 9th annual Comedy Night to Benefit Nashoba Learning Group and Autism Speaks on Sept. 29 at the Montvale Plaza. One-hundred-and-seventy guests enjoyed a buffet dinner followed by an all-star comedy show hosted by the incomparable Don Gavin. The comedy night has raised more than...
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Voters Should Pay Attention to the Four Ballot Questions

October 6, 2016
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On November 8, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to elect a new President of the United States as well as  other state and county positions on the ballot.     However, voters need to pay attention to the four ballot questions that will have an effect on the Commonwealth in general.     Voters...
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Madison Avenue Spencer follows her parents’ path, excels in athletics

October 1, 2016
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Madison Avenue Spencer follows her parents’ path, excels in athletics

Madison Spencer of Pine Hill Little League received Lynn youth sports’ most prestigious individual award – the Grace Rogato Award – at the first-ever banquet attended exclusively by the nominees and their families. Peter Noyes, chair of the selection committee, presented the award to Spencer, a seventh grader at the Pickering School, at the...
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LACC President Gould joins CommCorp Board of Directors

October 1, 2016
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LACC President Gould joins  CommCorp Board of Directors

Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Leslie Gould, formerly of Marblehead, was officially sworn in as a Board Member of the Commonwealth Corporation on Friday, September 16th 2016. The mission of the CommCorp is to strengthen the skills of Massachusetts youth and adults by investing in innovative partnerships with industry, education and workforce organizations....
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St. Mary’s High’s Matt Durgin named Patriots High School Coach of the Week

October 1, 2016
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St. Mary’s High’s Matt Durgin named  Patriots High School Coach of the Week

After leading St. Mary’s of Lynn to a resounding 40-12 victory over Taconic this past weekend and improving to 3-0 on the season, head coach Matt Durgin has been named this week’s New England Patriots High School Coach of the Week. Junior Calvin Johnson turned in a four-touchdown performance last Saturday to help the...
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Craft Beer Cellar joins Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce

October 1, 2016
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Craft Beer Cellar located at 450 Paradise Road in Swampscott recently joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce  with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  Craft Beer Cellar owner Scott Claussen says he joined the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce to further promote the products and tastings for the store. Swampscott was Claassen’s first choice for...
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GLSS offers workshops and experts who can help during National Falls Prevention Month

October 1, 2016
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According to the National Council on Aging, in any given year, one in three older adults will fall.  Nationally, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in those aged 65 and over.  Moreover, the chances of falling and being seriously injured increase with age.  “Given these kinds of statistics, it...
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Lynn Postpartum Depression Task Force celebrates National Diaper Need Awareness Week

October 1, 2016
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The Lynn Postpartum Depression Task Force, a branch of the North Shore Postpartum Depression Task Force, is excited to be celebrating National Diaper Need Awareness Week, September 26th – October 2nd, for the first year.  “Our task force created and is distributing a flyer this week with information on diaper need, where you can...
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Representative Wong maintains perfect voting record

October 1, 2016
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Representative Wong maintains perfect voting record

House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) congratulated State Representative Donald H. Wong (R-Saugus) for maintaining a perfect voting record throughout the 2015-2016 legislative session. The Saugus legislator participated in all 559 roll call votes cast in the House of Representatives between January of 2015 and July of 2016, achieving a 100%...
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