How to Preserve the Miracle of Life for More American Families

September 4, 2018
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Few occasions are more joyous than the birth of a child. But for scores of families, the arrival of a newborn can also augur heartbreak. Each day, nearly 100 U.S. babies are born with congenital heart defects. Many will not make it to their first birthday. Fortunately, several breakthrough technologies have emerged in recent...
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Senator John McCain

September 4, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Senator John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Get Out and Vote

September 4, 2018
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This Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is primary election day across the state for both national and state offices. Although primary elections in Massachusetts generally are of little or no consequence because of the overwhelming Democratic voting enrollment and because most Democrats run unopposed, this year’s primary election is different. Thanks to the...
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Back to School: Beware of the JUUL

September 2, 2018
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If last year’s fidget spinners were all fun and games, this year, the national attraction is rather different: JUUL, an e-cigarette device that has become so synonymous with vaping and accepted by the masses, that the term “juul-ing” has been coined. Unlike the past forms of bulky e-cigarettes, JUUL proposes a completely different design:...
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy Celebrates 30 Years

September 2, 2018
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Nicole Zervas Dance Academy (NZDA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary, a milestone that owner and director, Nicole Paolo, is proud of. After 30 years, what brings Miss Nicole (as she is affectionately known) the most happiness is building the confidence of her students. Developing their strengths, communication and time management skills are all essential...
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School Resource Officers are Protectors, Not the Enemy

September 2, 2018
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In 2015 a viral video of South Carolina school resource officer (SRO) Ben Fields’ slamming a student across the classroom caused a public outrage. During the same year in Lynn, an SRO arrested a student with special needs. “While the was a support person for the student, the district should realize...
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It’s Time to Update Your Child’s Health Information

September 2, 2018
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Book bags are replacing beach totes as it quickly becomes time for students to go back to school. Organizing your child’s health information, keeping current with doctor’s appointments and planning for emergency scenarios should be part of every parent’s seasonal routine, the nation’s emergency doctors say. “We all know about reading, writing and arithmetic....
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SunButter and Jelly Sandwiches Make the Perfect Back-to-School Snack or Lunch

September 2, 2018
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Parents, students and schools have discovered the perfect menu item for snacks or lunch: SunWise peanut-free sandwiches with grape or strawberry jelly.  Totally nut-free and peanut-free, each sandwich features delicious soft, white whole grain bread.  Made with SunButter sunflower seed spread, SunWise peanut free sandwiches are also dairy free, contain no high fructose corn...
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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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What Could Be Bedder? Lynn Children Rest Easy Thanks to a Gift From the Patriots and Bob’s Discount Furniture

August 16, 2018
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The New England Patriots teamed up with Bob’s Discount Furniture and A Bed for Every Child to provides beds for 200 Lynn children at a spectacular event held Monday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Robert Kraft, CEO of the New England Patriots, and Mike Skirvin, president of Bob’s Discount Furniture, were on hand to...
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Lynn Resident Named Chief Development Officer at NBTS

August 16, 2018
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Lynn resident, Lauren Hall, has been named Chief Development Officer at the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), headquartered in Newton, MA. In this role, Mrs. Hall will direct NBTS’s national fundraising strategy in support of its mission to cure brain tumors. Mrs. Hall brings nearly two decades of experience at some of the world’s...
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Program Continue for Special Needs Students

August 16, 2018
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Over 250 special needs students, ages 3-22, are spending five weeks receiving “direct instruction and related services” based on their individual needs at the Lynn Vocational Tech Institute under the direction of Leanne Palmer, Program Specialist in the Special Education Department. Students in grades 3-5 spend part of their day reading and exploring books...
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GLSS Wellness Festival Set for Sept 6

August 16, 2018
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Wellness Pathways at Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) is hosting its second annual Wellness Festival, “Building Bridges to Healthier Communities,” at the Lynn Museum on Thursday, September 6, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  The event is free, open to the public, and being held in partnership with Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts and the...
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Greater Lynn Senior Services Receives $2,500 from Meals on Wheels:America to Support Clients and Their Pets

August 16, 2018
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Greater Lynn Senior Services is proud to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food for the pets of area clients, which can often be a financial and physical challenge for clients to do so...
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Lynn English High School-Class of 2022 Freshmen Orientation

August 16, 2018
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The annual LEHS Freshmen Orientation will be held at the school on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 7:45 a.m.-noon. All incoming freshmen are highly encouraged to attend and to reply early as space fills up quickly. Reply to Mrs. Mancaniello, Vice Principal, at 781-477-7366 EXT 3526 or by email to [email protected]  If leaving a...
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