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Wendy Joseph Announces 8th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech Event for July 3

June 15, 2018
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Highlands resident Wendy Joseph has announced that the 8th Annual Reading of Frederick Douglass’ Speech will be held on July 3 at 6 p.m. at High Rock Tower Park on Circuit Avenue. Last year’s event drew a record crowd of more than 600 people. “We think this event is very special because it’s part...
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Crew Chief:Gill Elected President of North Shore Baseball Umpires Association

June 12, 2018
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Crew Chief:Gill Elected President of North Shore Baseball Umpires Association

Lynn resident Joe Gill said one of his goals as the new president of the North Shore Baseball Umpires Association (NSBUA) will be to increase the number of certified baseball umpires working in the region. Gill, 27, was elected president at the annual NSBUA Meeting and Banquet held June 3 at the Porthole Restaurant...
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Tech will Play KIPP Academy in Thanksgiving Game:Skeadas, Grimaldi Sign an Historic Football Agreement

June 1, 2018
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Tech will Play KIPP Academy in Thanksgiving Game:Skeadas, Grimaldi Sign an Historic Football Agreement

It’s the biggest football story in Lynn, and the season is a good four months away. Joe Skeadas, director of athletics at Lynn Tech, and Anthony Grimaldi, director of athletics at KIPP Academy in Lynn, have entered in to an agreement where their football teams will meet in an annual Thanksgiving game to be...
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Fabb Babb:Lynn Native Completes Sensational Career at Utica

June 1, 2018
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Fabb Babb:Lynn Native Completes Sensational Career at Utica

The 1,000-point came in the penultimate game of Ashelyne Babb’s superb basketball career at Utica College in New York. Babb, a Lynn resident who played her high school basketball in Winthrop, likely would have joined the exclusive club much earlier if she weren’t such an unselfish team player. In addition to being a top...
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Warren Pitches a Perfect Game:Classical Freshman Makes History in Win over English

May 25, 2018
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When Lynn Classical’s All-Conference pitcher Tori Adams had to miss a few games due to an injury, coach Erica Richard turned to freshman Brooke Warren for the starting assignments. Warren, a talented southpaw who had excelled in Little League Softball, delivered in a big way. Warren tossed a perfect game last week, retiring all...
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Local Basketball Officials Pay Tribute to Richard Feinberg

May 17, 2018
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Area basketball referees are fondly remembering one of their colleagues, Richard Feinberg, who was a longtime official and commissioner of the Dual County League. Mr. Feinberg, who was a beloved teacher at Chelsea High School and Northeast Regional Vocational High School in Wakefield and a former member of the Swampscott School Committee, died on...
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Gannon Golfers Take Advantage of Warmer May Temperatures

May 4, 2018
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Gannon Golfers Take Advantage of Warmer May Temperatures

Golfing weather finally arrived Wednesday with temperatures hitting the mid-80s, and golfers started hitting the links early at Gannon Municipal Golf Course in Lynn. Among the foursomes teeing off for a round of golf in the morning sun were Frank Poska, T.P. Geaney, Dennis Geaney, and Bob Smith. “The course looks great, there have...
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Boston North Cancer Assoc will Honor Solimine at May 3 Gala

April 21, 2018
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Boston North Cancer Assoc will Honor Solimine at May 3 Gala

There isn’t an organization in Lynn that hasn’t been touched by the kindness and generosity of David J. Solimine Sr. and his family. From his annual efforts for the Item Santa Fund to his substantial donation of scholarships for Lynn students, Solimine has been there for causes of all kinds. On May 3 at...
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Celebrating Mary Taylor:Proud Matriarch of Lynn Family Feted on her 80th Birthday

April 21, 2018
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Celebrating Mary Taylor:Proud Matriarch of Lynn Family Feted on her 80th Birthday

More than 150 family members and friends gathered at the Knights of Columbus to honor lifelong Lynn resident Mary (MacDonald) Taylor at an 80th surprise birthday party. Among the invited guests was Mayor Tom McGee, who presented a citation to Mrs. Taylor, congratulating her on the milestone and wishing her continued health and happiness...
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Wyoma’s Jay Newhall Favors New Little League Bat Regulations

April 21, 2018
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Jay Newhall, a baseball coach and the umpire-in-chief in the Wyoma Little League, said he favors the new Little League bat regulations that go in to effect nationwide for the 2018 season. Though the change in regulations for all bats hasn’t garnered much attention locally and few, if any stories have been written about...
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