The Somerville News Person of the Week – September 5

On September 5, 2012, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The Somerville News Person of the Week, George Landers.

Meet George Landers. Oh, you’ve seen him all over the city and probably wondered, “Who is that guy?”  George is one of – if not the only – DJs that the city has to do all the events. He also works for the City of Somerville. Up until a short while ago George worked as head of Inspectional Services, but he’s since been moved up in the City Hall ladder of fame.

George played at the recent “Somerville Boxing Night” up at Dilboy, as the welcoming announcer and DJ, keeping the wild crowd (not really) happy with his always in-tuned music. George is extremely outgoing and very friendly. Most of all a very nice guy who is so sincere about how you’re doing and what’s going on type of thing. Maybe that’s the Irish in George. He’s been to Ireland many times, we hear. His family is from there. He’s lived here in Somerville most of his adult life. George is married and raised his family here and still lives here. Most of all, George is extremely well known in the political circles, but he’s not a politician. He’s very good at being a DJ on the side, of course, not letting it interfere with his job. And we hear he’s doing a great job for the city. You’ll see him around the city and now you’ll know his name. Say “Hi” and see that big smile. You’ll know why we picked George as our choice as The Somerville News Person of the Week this week, September 5, 2012.

 

14 Responses to “The Somerville News Person of the Week – September 5”

  1. Patty O'Brien says:

    George Landers is a huge asset to the City of Somerville and a great guy!.
    Every word of the article is true!

  2. …one of my favorite people :)

  3. Mike Cabral says:

    George Landers is a gentleman. He is one of the nicest people in Somerville. Although many know George for his dedication and commitment to the city as a member of the Somerville D.P.W., we also know George as a great D.J., who donates his time and equipment for city events. George Landers is known for his friendly smile, firm handshake and great personality. A professional, but more importantly – a true friend. Congratulations George and thank you Somerville News for making an excellent choice!

  4. Eran Blank says:

    George is one of Somerville’s finest! Known him and his family for years and they are all as wonderful as him. He is an asset to the city and also a great DJ!

  5. Marianne Szulewski Nugent says:

    What a great story!
    I remember George and his whole family growing up in East Cambridge.

  6. Connie and JP says:

    I am George’s sister Connie living in Ireland.He deserves all the recognition he gets and my husband Jp and I were delighted when we read the article.

  7. John Schumacher says:

    I met George when he was playing in a band he is great man and deserves all the praise he can get. Way to go George.

  8. I grew up in East Cambridge with George and ALL his brothers and sisters. They are all like him and I know because I spent many good times in the house on Spring St where they lived and,I even shared an apartment with his brother Joe. Just great people! If you get a chance, try to listen to some music from a band called “Transit”. George’s brother Terry’s son plays in this band and they are pretty darn good!!

  9. Helen Munro says:

    A great article of recognition …. from a wonderful Irish family!!!

  10. Ray Spitzer says:

    Nice hair.

  11. George….Congratulations and Welcome to the status of the Somerville News Person of the Week.

  12. Citizen says:

    Hmm.

  13. Way to go George !!! George came from a “BIG” Family of “LITTLE” People with “Big” HEARTS…Proud to know Him… :)

  14. Jane Mahoney says:

    CONGRATS GEORGE!!!

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