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Smith College Campus School students help with coat drive in Springfield

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

After a string of gun violence occurred in Springfield, killing several people including an 18-year-old girl, Armando Olivares founded “One Spr1ngfield; Young People Stand Up” on June 5. “I’m going to try to plant the seed in young people to show them they can do something good,” he said. Olivares planned a winter coat drive and rounded up help from sixth graders at the Smith College Campus School in Northampton. …

Area briefs

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Amherst AMHERST CLUB FUNDRAISER: Love Notes, a longtime fundraiser for the Amherst Club held around Valentine’s Day, is being replaced by a new fundraising event at the Hadley Farms Meeting House in Hadley in March. The Amherst Club is creating what will be known as the Spring to Life Cabaret, and it will continue to provide grants to area social service agencies and …

Style Stop: Phoebe Clewley

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Phoebe Clewley, 19, of Newburyport, looked casual and comfortable when the Style Stop team spotted her recently in downtown Northampton. The Smith College psychology student had donned jeans, a puffy vest, simple silver rings and clogs from French Lessons, as well as a scarf she bought in France. A NECESSARY accessory: Probably rings …

Chef’s Best: Hankering for comfort food? Consider the knish

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

If you’re looking for some cold weather comfort food, you might want to consider the knish. Though there are many variations of the knish, they essentially are the hand pie of classic Jewish cuisine — a baked (though …

Slice of Life: Robot dreams

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Well, it’s Black Friday again. Christmas is approaching, and I thought I knew what I wanted for a gift this year: my very own robot. I once wrote a whimsical piece in Hampshire Life about wanting a robot, …

Your Time: Playgroup at Whole Children, Hadley

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

If it’s Friday morning, it’s playtime at Whole Children in Hadley. The organization, which was founded by parents of children with special needs, offers programs and classes for children from toddler through teens with a range of abilities. …

Chef’s Best: Hankering for comfort food? Consider the knish

If you’re looking for some cold weather comfort food, you might want to consider the knish. Though there are many variations of the knish, they essentially are the hand pie of classic Jewish cuisine — a baked (though …

Eleanor O’Rourke & Lent Clifton Johnson IV

Eleanor Mary O’Rourke and Lent Clifton Johnson IV, of Seattle, Washington, were married on Sept. 27 at the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. They chose to have the ceremony in Pennsylvania so that their grandmothers, Eleanor O’Rourke …

When son knows best A Belchertown couple turns to their eldest to design their modern home

Architect Uwe Brandes has designed everything from a military museum in Buffalo, New York, to an elementary school in Berlin, Germany. Currently the founding executive director of Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Urban Planning in Urban …

Health briefs: A listing of area programs, suppport groups

For a full list of upcoming health events visit www.gazettenet.com/living/health/ PHYSICAL WELL-BEING Falls Prevention — The Strength in Numbers six-week class on Falls Prevention, sponsored by Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice, is on now available on area cable TV networks. It will be aired on Northampton Cable TV, …