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CAROL LOLLIS

Quiche made as part of an after school program called Circles for Jewish Living  as a way to raise money to donate  Heifer International.

Good food, good cause

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Cooley Dickinson Hospital mum about departure of Jeanne Ryan, vice president and hospice director

Friday, April 17, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Jeanne M. Ryan, who was hired in 2007 to lead Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice — and recently promoted to vice president of post-acute care in addition to the hospice post, no longer works at the hospital. Cooley Dickinson spokeswoman Julia Sorensen, chief marketing and communications officer, said Ryan has not been employed by the hospital since April 10, but declined …

Robert Floyd gallery offers artist conversation

Friday, April 17, 2015

SOUTHAMPTON — The Robert Floyd Photo Gallery and Learning Center will hold an Artist Gallery Conversation by photojournalist Robert Floyd Sunday at 3 p.m. Floyd will discuss, with an accompanying slide show, his experience of capturing images for author Jeanne Braham’s “Another Language: Portraits of Assistance Dogs and Their People.” The gallery is …

Valley Bounty: Jams and Preserves

Friday, April 17, 2015

Jams and Preserves A well-stocked pantry can upgrade easy every day meals and snacks to special ones with a minimum of on-the-spot effort. Try hot pepper jelly on crackers with goat cheese; apricot jam, spread between the layers …

Lou & Lucy’s Leftovers: Lou gets Shakespearean

Friday, April 17, 2015

Friends, Romans, Northamptonmen (and women), lend me your cooking ears. I come to praise my Caesar Salad dressing, not to bury it. While “real” Caesar salad dressing involves fresh egg yolks and olive oil, I like to make a thicker and more stable refrigerator version using mayonnaise. Having …

Unprecedented germ diversity found in Amazonian tribe

Friday, April 17, 2015

WASHINGTON — In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists have discovered that members of a village isolated from the modern world have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and on the human …

‘Twilight Zone’ exhibit opening

Friday, April 17, 2015

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Visitors to a new “Twilight Zone” exhibit opening in the creator’s hometown will enter a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind — and they’ll get to handle some of the original props from the TV series. An extensive Rod Serling archive …

‘Sabado Gigante’ ends 53-year run

Friday, April 17, 2015

By GISELA SALOMON Associated Press MIAMI — Television’s longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years. The Miami-based Univision network said last Friday the popular “Sabado Gigante” will end its weekly broadcast on Sept. 19. …

Area briefs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Northampton EGG HUNT PRIZE WINNERS: More than 1,000 children ages 10 and younger participated in the annual egg hunt April 11 at Look Park sponsored also by the Northampton Parks and Recreation Department and the Florence VFW. Children in each age group found “golden tickets” hidden in eggs …

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The main event of the L.A. Poker Classic is one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year on the World Poker Tour. It’s the tour’s last remaining $10,000 freeze-out event — the Bellagio has made its $10,000 event a re-entry tournament — and first place always exceeds …

Tim Driscoll’s Barhopping: Just perfect

Thursday, April 16, 2015

My dinner at home was set in motion — the salmon fillets were marinating, and the sweet potato and veggies were in the oven. With time to spare, I thought I’d treat myself to a before-dinner cocktail. But …

Rich Szlosek’s Slice of Life: Coming up short

Thursday, April 16, 2015

One of my favorite features in Hampshire Life is “Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide.” (I’ll leave it up to the reader to decide what it says about me that I am often familiar with his movie picks.) My reason for mentioning the column is that I have the sense …

Your Time: Dock Day at Oxbow Marina, Northampton

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Young and old gathered at the Oxbow Marina in Northampton Saturday for Dock Day, an annual rite of spring for boaters looking forward to summer weekends on the Connecticut River. The marina owners fire up the grill, people …