NECC Observer

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


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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A NECC graduate 16 years later

It’s that time of the year, mid semester, so some NECC students are looking at four-year colleges, meanwhile other NECC students are getting ready to graduate and moving on...
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COVID-19’s effects on a health-care workplace

This March will mark one-year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Millions of employees have had to worked remotely from home to socially distance...
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