ATTENTION SNOW FIGHTERS!

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9.28.16 From the City of Lynn – “The City of Lynn, Department of Public Works is now accepting applications for snow removal equipment with operators interested in snow plowing. The rental agreement is on an as-needed basis, must be available 24 hours a day and with the hourly pay dependent on the size of vehicle…

5 Questions: Frankie Avalon

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9.28.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Former teen idol Frankie Avalon is ready to give the Topsfield Fair audience a trip down memory lane with some of his greatest hits from “Venus” to “Teen Angel.” SD: How do you feel about being forever labeled a ‘teen idol?’ FA: It was a…

Girls Inc. Offers Odyssey After School Program

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9-28-16 From Girls Incorporated of Lynn – Odyssey-School Year OdysseyLynnMA on facebook and program information on girlsinclynn.org The Odyssey after school program provides academic and social support for girls in grades six through eight. With the overarching theme of embarking on a journey and charting new territory, Odyssey serves girls of diverse backgrounds to build their…

A Night at Walnut Street Cafe

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9.23.16 The Secret Sea was headlining a night of music at Walnut Street Cafe last Saturday, one of six performers, some from nearby, one from New Hampshire, and the furthest distance traveled was by The Secret Sea, who Matt Minigell met touring the West Coast this summer. The Secret Sea is Portland Oregon resident Amit…

Take a Class With the Greater Lynn Photographic Association

9.23.16 From the Greater Lynn Photographic Association – The Greater Lynn Photographic Association’s annual course in photography will start in October for 2016. The content of the course is devoted to digital cameras – dSLR (interchangeable lenses), mirrorless and “point & shoot” and covers the operation of each. Hands-on training and the use of post-processing…

The Dressmaker

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9.23.16 Film Review by Steve Duffy – The Dressmaker (based on the book by Rosalie Ham) tells the story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage (Academy Award winner Kate Winslet). After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with…

Lydia Pinkham House a National Landmark

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9.22.16 On Sunday, September 18th, 2016 people gathered in front of a home on Western Ave. not too far from the *Lydia Pinkham factory. The home is where Lydia Pinkham once lived and where she began making her Vegetable Compound for women. Since 2001, it has been the residence of Karen and Michael Malionek, who have…

5 Questions: Justice Stephen Breyer

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9.21.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1994 by President Bill Clinton, Justice Stephen Breyer is known for his pragmatic approach to constitutional law. At his upcoming engagement with the Boston Speaker’s Series, he will explore themes from his book, “The Court and the World:…

Lynn Museum to Host “A Place For All People”

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9.21.16 From Lynn Museum/LynnArts – “We are pleased to welcome “A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture” from Saturday, September 24th-Saturday, November 12th. Please join us on Saturday, September 24th at 10AM as we formally welcome this historic poster exhibit to the Lynn Museum. A Place for…