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school lunch menus

Friday, August 28, 2015

Amherst-Pelham WEDNESDAY: Meatball hero, romaine salad with tomato, carrots and celery, peach cup, Empire apple THURSDAY: Pancakes with turkey sausage, baked Tater Tots, veggie dippers, Bartlett pear, applesauce FRIDAY: Cheesy pepperoni pizza, carrot sticks, romaine salad with tomato, sliced peaches, orange Belchertown TUESDAY: HS: Philly steak sandwich, corn, carrots, tomato soup, mixed fruit or taco bar; JB: Personal pizza or buffalo chicken, broccoli, vegetarian baked beans, peaches; CHCS: Chicken nuggets …

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The Daily Hampshire Gazette publishes news about weddings, engagements, anniversaries, new babies and adoptions with local connections. There is a small charge for wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements. Forms and information about submitting announcements can be found at GazetteNET.com. Look for Reader Service at the top right on the page. Or type in www.gazettenet.com/reader-services. All forms for submitting information to the Gazette can …

Eat up

Friday, August 28, 2015

Ice cream social The second annual Ice Cream Social will be held at Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St., Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. rain or shine. Once again Herrill’s Ice Cream is donating the ice cream. Steve and Judy Herrell will kick off the event with a short talk on the history …

Candice Dodge & Patrick Salvas

Friday, August 28, 2015

Candice Marie Dodge and Patrick David Salvas, both of Enfield, New Hampshire, were married July 25, 2015, at 2 p.m., at Helen Hills Hills Chapel, Northampton, by Deacon Mark Kolasinski. Stacy Waxler and Ashley Parsons served as maids …

Patrick Boudreau & Samantha Whitley

Friday, August 28, 2015

James D. and Laurie A. Boudreau of Southampton announce the engagement of their son, Patrick L. Boudreau, to Samantha N. Whitley, both of Westfield. Samantha is the daughter of David Whitley of Ware. Patrick is currently employed at …

Millers celebrate 50th

Friday, August 28, 2015

Bob and Pat Miller, of Westhampton, celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends at a party hosted by their children. The Millers were married on July 24, 1965, at the Westhampton Congregational Church by the Reverend Ernest …

friends & neighbors

Friday, August 28, 2015

Amherst Solomon Goldstein-Rose, who is studying engineering and public policy at Brown University, has been awarded a Udall Scholarship for leadership, public service, and commitment to the environment. The $5,000 scholarship also provided the chance to meet like-minded students at a four-day conference in Arizona. Easthampton Christopher Hinch …

Jennifer Allen & Peter Atkinson

Friday, August 28, 2015

Jennifer Allen and Peter Atkinson were married July 6, 2015, aboard the Queen Mary 2, while on a transatlantic crossing from Southampton, UK to New York City. Jennifer is the daughter of Beverly and the late Robert Allen …

Valley Bounty: Summer squash and zucchini

Friday, August 28, 2015

Summer Squash and Zucchini On this last Saturday in September, it seems fitting to herald a sometimes-unsung summer vegetable. Sure, zucchini can be prolific and overlarge, but young and fresh from the farm it’s a different creature altogether …

Heading outdoors this coming week in the Valley

Friday, August 28, 2015

∎   Skinner State Park — Free programs at the park, off Rte. 47, Hadley: SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS: Summit House tours, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. THURSDAYS: Fitness Hike, 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (meet at Halfway Parking Area); Geology for Kids Ages 9-13, 3 p.m. (meet in …

Disruptive Kardashian fireworks show sparks calls for investigation

Friday, August 28, 2015

By Veronica Rocha Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe will present a motion next Tuesday calling for an investigation into a loud midweek fireworks show, reportedly at a boat party thrown by Khloe Kardashian, that angered thousands of beachside residents. The …

Neighbors unite to create unofficial ‘historic district’

Friday, August 28, 2015

South Court Street in Akron, Ohio, could have become just another tired stretch of outdated houses, ripe for redevelopment. But a group of residents had a different vision. Seven years ago they formed the South Court Historic Neighborhood …

New rules to cut water used in dishwasher

Friday, August 28, 2015

How many of you rinse off dishes first before putting them in the dishwasher? Since, to get out of cooking, I take care of cleaning up and that involves loading the dishwasher, I am a rinser. When I don’t do it, any stray fleck of cheese is melted …