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Naming the Baby



Friday, May 23, 2014
ROWELL — Meghan Riley, daughter of William and Shannan (Chalmers) Rowell, of North Grafton, was born May 5 at UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester. The maternal grandparents are Karen and the late Steven Chalmers, of Florence. The paternal grandparents are Elizabeth and the late Douglas Rowell of Charlestown, R.I. The paternal great-grandparents are Waldo and Barbara Rowell of St. Petersburg, Fla. Meghan has one sister, Katie Rowell.

LAVALLEE — Jacob Alexander, son of Jeffrey and Sara Lavallee of Hatfield, was born May 1 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Mary and Michael Pequignot of Hadley. The paternal grandparents are Phyllis and Jim Lavallee of Hatfield. The maternal great-grandparents are Jane Dooley of Colchester, Vt., and Doris and Jules Pequignot of South Burlington, Vt. The paternal great-grandmother is Henryka Miastkowski of Hatfield. Jacob has one brother, Jeffrey Lavallee.



Information on events, classes and workshops offered by area community senior centers is available on their respective websites, listed below.





Amherst Senior Center/
Council On Aging

Bangs Center, 70 Boltwood Walk

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: 259-3060

www.amherstma.gov/seniorcenter



Belchertown Senior Center

60 State St.

Hours: Mon., 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 323-0420

www.belchertown.org



Chesterfield Senior Center

400 Main Road

Hours: Mon., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Phone: 296-4007

www.townofchesterfieldma.com



Cummington Senior Center

33 Main St.

Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon

Phone: 634-2262.

www.cummington-ma.gov



Easthampton Council
 On Aging

19 Union St.

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: 527-6151

www.easthamptonseniorcenter.org



Goshen Council On Aging

Goshen Town Hall

coa@goshen-ma.us



Granby Senior Center

10 West State St.

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: 467-3239

www.granbyma.org



Hadley Council On Aging

Senior Community Center at Hooker School, 46 Middle St.

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: 586-4023

www.hadleyma.org



Hatfield Council on Aging

Town Hall, 59 Main St.

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 247-9003

www.townofhatfield.org



Huntington Council On Aging

Senior activities are held at Stanton Hall, 26 Russell Road

Hours: First Wed. of the month at noon and when events are scheduled

Phone: 667-3428 or 354-6365

www.huntingtonma.org/coa.html



Northampton Council On Aging and Senior Center

67 Conz St.

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.;

Wednesday evenings, 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Phone: 587-1228

www.northamptonma.gov; go to Departments, then Council on Aging



Southampton Council
 On Aging

Town Hall,
 210 College Highway

Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Phone: 529-2105

www.town.southampton.ma.us



South County Senior Center

Serving Deerfield, Sunderland and Whately

67 North Main St., South Deerfield

Hours: Mon., Wed. and Fri., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Phone: 665-2141

www.deerfieldma.us



South Hadley Council On Aging

45 Dayton St.

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 538-5042

www.southhadley.org



Westhampton Council On Aging

Phone: 527-2404



Williamsburg Council On Aging

141 Main St., Williamsburg

Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Phone: 268-8407



Senior Aid The Helpline

Information on health rights, care, insurance and referrals

800-272-4232



Highland Valley Elder Services

Nonprofit providing elder services

320 Riverside Dr., Florence

Phone: 586-2000

www.highlandvalley.org



Massachusetts 211

A United Way hotline with information on local services and referrals

Phone: 211

www.mass211.org



TRIAD, District Attorney

Crime prevention and information about the law and your rights

1 Gleason Plaza, Northampton

Phone: 586-9225

www.northwesternda.org/triad



Senior News

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