Archive for August, 2018

School Supply Drive

August 23, 2018
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School Supply Drive

The City Clerk’s office ran it’s 5th Annual “Ralphie’s School Supply Drive” in memory of Ralph Cronin, former collector in City Hall. City of Lynn employees came through as always to help prepare our Lynn kids with the supplies they need to succeed. Shown in the photo with the kids are Mayor Tom McGee,...
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Constantino Will Say Goodbye to Classical on Opening Day of School

August 23, 2018
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Constantino Will Say Goodbye to Classical on Opening Day of School

Gene Constantino will walk in to Lynn Classical High School on the first day of school this year, just as he has done for the past 37 years of his career in the Lynn school system. But this time, he is going in to simply say goodbye to all the students whom he has...
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Greatness Times Two:Paula McGinn to be Inducted in to Endicott College Hall of Fame

August 23, 2018
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Greatness Times Two:Paula McGinn to be Inducted in to Endicott College Hall of Fame

Paula McGinn, one of the greatest high school athletes in Lynn history, is heading to her second Hall of Fame in two years. A Lynn Classical High School Hall of Fame inductee last year, McGinn will make her grand entrance in to the Endicott College Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony on Sept....
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Local Lynn Residents Join Santander and Revolution Players on Pitch at Gillette

August 23, 2018
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Santander Bank and the New England Revolution held the first-ever open to the public soccer clinic at Gillette Stadium on August 17,from 5-7 p.m. Santander offered kids and families a once in a lifetime opportunity to play soccer alongside their favorite Revolution players on the Revolution’s home pitch. The free and open to the...
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NSCC Students Receive 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships

August 23, 2018
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North Shore Community College students Nephthali Calixte, Lynn, and Ryan Duggan, Saugus, have been selected as 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Leaders of Promise Scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, recognizes 200 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members with awards totaling $200,000.  Twenty-five of these...
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News Briefs

August 23, 2018
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Lynn Classical class of 1953 reunion The  members  of  Lynn Classical  High  School Class  of  1953  will  conduct   a  65th reunion  on  Saturday , Sept.  8. The  affair  will start  at  12 noon  at  the new  Lynn Classical  High School,  235  O’Callaghan  Way, West Lynn, with an escourted  tour  of the  school.  Alumnae  president, Paul...
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Don’t Gamble the Planet’s Future on Unproven Technology

August 23, 2018
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A group of senators recently introduced a bill that aims to combat climate change by funding research into “negative emission technologies,” which take greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere and store them underground. But these technologies aren’t very effective — and probably never will be. Investing in them would divert resources from proven emission-reduction...
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Summer: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

August 23, 2018
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For those of us who live for the triple-H weather of summer — hazy, hot, and humid — the six-week period we enjoyed from July 4th week through this past Saturday was our proverbial cup of tea. Temperatures in the high 80s to low 90s are what summer is all about, especially if we...
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Special Needs Camp Games

August 16, 2018
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Special Needs Camp Games

Special Needs participant, Charlie, speaking with State Police officers in the Lynn Woods. Thirty-five boys and girls participated in Lynn Special Needs’ first Camp Games on August 8. Lynn, Hamilton, and Massachusetts State Police officers cheered for the athletes as they competed in obstacle courses, races, and soccer events in the Lynn Woods.
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Sunday’s Rainfall Floods Lynn

August 16, 2018
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Sunday’s Rainfall Floods Lynn

Anyone who doubts or denies that climate change is a serious issue that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later needs to look no further than Sunday’s biblical rainfall that dumped a whopping 8 inches of rain in Lynn and flooded streets and homes. These rainfall events that were only supposed to happen...
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