Author: Journal Staff

Resolutions

During this, the first week of the New Year, many of us will attempt to keep resolutions made in the heat of the moment shortly before the clock struck midnight over the weekend. Resolutions, as we have come to understand…

Ringing in the New Year

The scourge of random violence afflicting the most crowded and poverty stricken neighborhoods of the city continued into the early hours of the New Year. That the New Year would get off to such a negative beginning is both predictable…

Obituaries 01-04-2011

Robert Withers Decorated World War II veteran, retired GE Production Engineer Robert S. Withers of Peabody died December 24 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers.  He was 90 years old. The husband of the late Catherine M. (Newman) Withers,…

Huge Snowstorm Covers the City

An old fashioned Nor’Easter slammed New England Sunday night,coveringLynn with a deep snow cover, huge wind driven drifts, and a spectacle along the water during the high tides Sunday and especially Monday. Drifts went as high as four or five…

Woman of the Year

Dr. Catherine Latham We haven’t always agreed with Dr. Latham but we have never questioned her sincerity or thought for one moment that everything she does is an effort at improving the Lynn Public School System. In many, many respects,…

Man of the Year

Tim Phelan This year, we are delighted to name Council President Attorney Tim Phelan the Lynn Journal’s Man of the Year. Phelan one of the city’s best known and well-liked elected public officials has been a consistent ticket-topper and has…