Author: Journal Staff

Get Out and Vote

Tuesday is primary day in this city. If you care about who leads this city, then you’ll get yourself down to your precinct voting location and cast a vote. Granted, the primary is not so important or compelling as the…

Expanded Gaming Bill Passes

Steven Walsh and Robert Fennell, our representatives on Beacon Hill, both voted in favor of the expanded gaming bill passed by the House last week. They did the right thing. Casino gambling is not panacea, and they both know this.…

Obituaries 09-20-2011

Jennie ‘Jean’ Picone Among First Occupants of St. Mary’s Plaza Jennie “Jean” (Podlecki) Picone died at the Jewish Rehabilitation Center on September 16 after a brief illness. She was 91 years old. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of…

Lynn Beach Cleanup

On Sunday, September 11, the St. Pius V Cub Scout pack participated in a cleanup sponsored by Coastal Sweep, the Massachusetts annual statewide beach cleanup. Pictured (back row): Michael Kaczmarek, Sean Walsh, Jared Abkarian, Tyler Furlong, Ben Goodell, Dylan Abkarian,…

Mayor Honors LFD Lt. David Legere

Lynn Fire Lieutenant David Legere received a citation from Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy in recognition of his outstanding volunteer service ten years ago at Ground Zero. Legere participated in September 11, 2001 remem­brance events in New York City this…

After the Memorial

Many of us are left with the palpable feeling that we are a good and decent nation, with a good and decent people, following the dignified nationwide slate of memorials that were held to commemorate the lives of the dead…