Author: Journal Staff

Obituaries 09-10-2012

Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Ketchen Lynn School Department Retiree Genevieve “Jenny” (Rokicki) Ketchen of Tyngsboro, formerly of Lynn, died at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer on October 3 after a brief illness. She was 82 years old. Born in Lynn,…

New Firefighters Appointed

Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy appointed eight new members of the Lynn Fire Department. Pictured at the oath-taking ceremony in the Mayor’s Office are the new firefighters, from left, Daniel Navaroli, Brian McManus, Edward Barber, Robert Smith, Mayor Judith Flanagan…

Columbus Day

Monday the 8th is the annual celebration of Columbus Day – which commemorates the achievements of Christopher Columbus, chief among them, the discovery of America. No 15th Century explorer matched the heroism and daring that Christopher Çolumbus brought onto the…

Register to Vote

Massachusetts voters have until October 13, to register to vote. The presidential election coming up in November is among the most important in decades. In order to vote, one must be registered to make themselves heard and felt – as…

Tierney Versus Tisei

At first glance, it now appears that Richard Tisei is leading incumbent Congressman John Tierney in the polls. This is considered an extraordinary achievement given the fact Tisei began his run a virtual stranger to much of the sprawling congressional…

Obituaries 10-02-2012

Jacob Hinterleitner Chelsea Resident Jacob Hinterleitner of Chelsea died unexpectedly at home on September 7. He was 45 years old. He enjoyed fishing and was a very good cook. He was born in Boston to Andreas Hinterleitner of Virginia and the…

Dog Days of Summer

Winston, the winner of the Largest Dog contest at the Dog Days of Summer Parade and Pageant, sponsored by Pet Express, is pictured at Heritage Park in Lynn Saturday with his owners, Brian Worcester of Revere and his daughter, Janelle,…

Development Possibilities

Increasingly we are hearing more and more about the possible development of the enormous empty space behind the Walmart and the former Build 19 property which sits on the water and is prime real estate. Whatever shape this possible development…