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Frank Benjamin’s book “Mr. B’s Sports Memories” is for sale. At the recent Roast in his honor, Mr. B requested that the evening’s profit be dedicated to the Canal Street Boxing Gym, a place he greatly admires for the work they do with Lawrence youth. This is a great keepsake for anyone growing up in the Merrimack Valley.

Mr B’s Sports Stories: The Old Boston Garden

Posted: November 30, 2017 at 8:19 pm   /   Guest Opinions

By Frank Benjamin The old and now torn down Boston Garden had many memories. It opened on November 17th 1928 with a boxing show. Dorchester’s Honey Boy Finnegan a local featherweight favorite wins the world’s featherweight title by upsetting the champion Andre Routis. Three nights later the Montreal Canadians shutout the home town Bruins by […]

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Mi Filosofía y 3 Formas de Hablar para que la Emisora WCEC 1490 Escuche

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 9:28 pm   /   Guest Opinions

Creando un precedente Por George Richardson 1. Cuando por fin te des cuenta que no beneficia a Danny Rivera y no beneficia a William Lantigua el que un medio de comunicación censure la libertad del comunicador, entenderás mi filosofía. 2. Cuando comprendas que sólo defendiendo el derecho ajeno a expresarse, garantizas tu propio derecho de […]

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My Philosophy and 3 Ways of Speaking so that WCEC 1490 would listen

Posted: November 24, 2017 at 9:26 pm   /   Guest Opinions

Creating a precedent By George Richardson 1. When you finally realize that it does not benefit Danny Rivera and it does not benefit William Lantigua that a media censors the freedom of the communicator, you will understand my philosophy. 2. When you understand that only by defending the right of others to express themselves, you […]

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Separando la Iglesia del Estado

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 11:09 pm   /   Guest Opinions

Por Paul V. Montesino, Ph.D. Después de aparecer con mis puntos en estas páginas de Rumbo por más de veinte años, estoy seguro de que no tengo que repetir o probar mi creencia en la separación entre la Iglesia y el Estado, un conflicto que pensé había sido resuelto hace mucho tiempo con nuestra Constitución, […]

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Separating Church from State

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 11:07 pm   /   Guest Opinions

By Paul V. Montesino, Ph.D. After showing up with my points on these Rumbo pages for more than twenty years, I am sure I don’t have to repeat or prove my belief in the separation between Church and State, a conflict I thought had been resolved a long time ago with our constitution, but obviously […]

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Frank Benjamin’s book “Mr. B’s Sports Memories” is for sale. At the recent Roast in his honor, Mr. B requested that the evening’s profit be dedicated to the Canal Street Boxing Gym, a place he greatly admires for the work they do with Lawrence youth. This is a great keepsake for anyone growing up in the Merrimack Valley.

Mr. B’s Sports Memories: Willie Pep, Tommy Collins and Mr B

Posted: October 16, 2017 at 11:00 pm   /   Guest Opinions

This is a great story about boxing and boxers. lt took place about 20 years ago and although I’m not very good on dates, this event still is emblazed in my mind. lt starts with my relationship with Al Valenti the famed boxing promoter who use to sit in on my Let’s Talk Sports show […]

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Letter to the Editor: Remembering Marie Gosselin

Posted: October 3, 2017 at 10:26 am   /   Editorial, Guest Opinions

To the Editor: The City of Lawrence lost a great friend and advocate. Marilda “Marie” Gosselin, a lifelong Lawrencian, deeply loved the city and constantly worked to improve its quality of life. Marie served the City of Lawrence as the District F (South Lawrence East) Councilor for ten years. She transformed District F into District […]

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Frank Benjamin’s book “Mr. B’s Sports Memories” is for sale. At the recent Roast in his honor, Mr. B requested that the evening’s profit be dedicated to the Canal Street Boxing Gym, a place he greatly admires for the work they do with Lawrence youth. This is a great keepsake for anyone growing up in the Merrimack Valley.

Mr. B’s Sports Stories

Posted: October 3, 2017 at 10:21 am   /   Guest Opinions, Lawrence News

More Junior League Rosters for Around the 50’s Tower Hill Horace Coco also pitches for LHS, r Jimmy “horseshoe” McCarthy a LHS multi-sporter. Ralph Bellarado, a CCHS outfielder. Alex Sczarpa, an outfielder and great hitter for LHS his dad was a great blue and white star at the Lawrence school while attending. Fred Garon, Dick […]

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Elecciones en la Ciudad de Lawrence del Año 2017

Posted: September 10, 2017 at 9:55 am   /   Guest Opinions, Letter to the Editor

Por Félix Batista Como todos sabemos este año celebraremos elecciones para escoger las autoridades locales como son el alcalde y el cuerpo de concejales. Como siempre a los mismos les esperan grandes retos y desafíos porque cada año se agravan los problemas de la comunidad.

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The Dominican Parade returned

Posted: September 2, 2017 at 7:30 am   /   Guest Opinions

Opinion piece Photos of the event By Alberto Surís On Sunday, the 27th of August, the long awaited Dominican Parade was again celebrated in Lawrence. Although we do not have the photos on the internet of the first parade held in 2001, we do have the edition 128 of Rumbo on September 1st, 2001 which […]

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