NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.


NECC hosts baseball tryouts

The NECC Knights baseball team recently held tryouts for the next season. Tryouts were held at Trinity stadium on Sept 1 at 9 a.m. for infielders and catchers and 10:30 a.m. for...
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NECC welcomes new cross-country head coach, David Tousignant

On March 17 David Tousignant of Lowell arrived at NECC to serve as the next head coach for the Men and Women’s Varsity cross-country program. Athletic director, Dan Blair...
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Back-to-back dominant pitching performances From NECC Right-hander

A flamethrowing right-handed pitcher, Todd Tringale of Saugus at Northern Essex community college tossed two consecutive no-hitters for the Knights. Tringale, a sophomore at...
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Softball season forced to take a seat on the bench this spring

The 2022 Northern Essex Community College softball season will end before it began this year. Due to a roster with a small number of players and injuries, fielding a full team...
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No offseason for Athletic Director Dan Blair

For Dan Blair, who serves as the Northern Essex Athletic director, there is no offseason, he has a hand in every sport and sporting activity at NECC (Northern Essex Community...
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From graduate to essential worker: Respiratory therapist profile 

Northern Essex Community College alumna Meghan Finn, 32, is now a respiratory therapist at Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, N.H. Finn graduated from...
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COVID curveball: The pros and cons of learning online

Life changed abruptly for students and faculty members when the Covid-19 pandemic hit last March.   With cases rising around the country, this prompted the precautionary decision...
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