Archive for May, 2010

Clock work Lopez raises $7,000 for Viking Pride Foundation

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
Clock work Lopez raises $7,000 for Viking Pride Foundation

Winthrop firefighter Michael Lopez completed a 24 hour run/walk around Deer Island last weekend that helped him raise more than $7,000 for the Winthrop Viking Pride organization and will allow the group to pay the full athletic user fees for at least seven Winthrop High student athletes in the fall and another seven during... »

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Winthrop resident raises money to fight AIDS

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
Winthrop resident raises money to fight AIDS

Kelly Gaule, a Winthrop resident for eight years, and a nonprofit fundraiser for about twice that time, has a personal goal: “I have buried more people who have died of AIDS than any other cause and until the balance shifts, I won’t stop giving to this cause,” she says. Gaule, 46, works as the... »

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Carrying the flag – Town, volunteers preparing for 2010 festivities

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Winthrop veteran’s agent Larry Holmes and local businessman Lou Camacho have each been marshalling their respective corps of volunteers and helpers, as the town gears up for the annual Memorial Day Celebration. According to Holmes, the weekend’s festivities will actually begin on Sunday, with an 8:30 a.m. Marine Service at the Cottage Park Yacht... »

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Chief: Residents need to watch out for each other

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

By Mary Pevear For the Transcript Crime prevention must become a community effort, Chief of Police Terence Delehanty told residents of Winthrop’s Precinct 5 during a meeting to air community concerns at the Cottage Park Yacht Club on May 19. “Please watch your property, and your neighbors’ property, and ask your neighbors to do... »

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Lanza tosses no-hitter in softball win over Mt. Alvernia

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Elaine Lanza pitched a brilliant no hitter to lead the Winthrop High softball team to a 4-0 win over Mt. Alvernia Tuesday. Lanza, who was just one walk away from recording a perfect game, fanned eight Mt. Alvernia batters over seven innings. “It was a fantastic performance by Elaine,” said WHS head coach Dave... »

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Belcher named MVP of NEC South Division

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

To the surprise of no one, Winthrop High softball star Abby Belcher was named the Most Valuable player of the Northeastern Conference South Division at Tuesday’s coaches meeting. Belcher was a standout all season for Winthrop, both at the plate and defensively behind the plate. She hit .458, scored 27 runs, and had eight... »

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WHS netmen drop close encounter with Swampscott

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The tourney bound Winthrop High boys tennis team turned in a strong effort against Swampscott on Monday, but came out on the short end of a 3-2 decision. Brendan FitzPatrick, playing at No. 2 singles, defeated his Swampscott counterpart in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, as did Jake rand at No. 3, 7-5, 6-3. Although... »

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McCarthy, Milano named NEC all-stars

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Although the Winthrop High baseball team had a bit of a down week with losses to Danvers and Swampscott, the Vikings received some good news with the selection of junior Nick McCarthy and senior Will Milano to the NEC South Division all star team. The Vikings, who now stand at 7-11, were set to... »

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Smoothing The Edges – Frustrations aside, the rink is worth the effort

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

We know the Town Council began a discussion of the Larsen Rink situation and then postponed more talk on the issue for a future session. To understand the present status of the rink, one has to know the recent history. It was refurbished to the tune of a $1 million project, thanks to the... »

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A Running Problem – Miller Field track surface also needs work

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The Northeastern Conference held its annual track meet at Manning Field in Lynn and we can only hope that Winthrop will some day have an outdoor track facility like our good friends in Lynn. What a great coup for Lynn to be able to host all the NEC schools. Our Hall of Fame coach... »

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