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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 …

Sharing your special news

Friday, June 21, 2013

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 …

Ex-etiquette: Keep or leave husband who lied bigtime about his finances?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

BC-FAM-EXETIQUETTE:MCT - lifestyle (550 words),0635 Ex-etiquette: Keep or leave husband who lied bigtime about his finances? By Jann Blackstone Tribune News Service (TNS) Q. After being married for a year I found out my husband was further in debt than he confided prior to our marriage. I now …

It is poor who suffer when water is scarce

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Drought shaming could become a popular pastime in California’s driest summer. Egregious water wasters, especially the ones with massive lawns and high public profiles, are getting called out by reporters and humbled on social media. There’s something to be said for bringing the heedless well-to-do low, but make …

Tantrum proof: How to raise children who don’t feel entitled

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

No one wants to be the parent of a child going viral in a video, screaming in a restaurant or throwing a tantrum in the cereal aisle. So how can parents form a foundation that fights back against …

Not crying in Calif. over spilled water

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES — On a recent sweltering Saturday afternoon, I submerged my guilt and filled the bathtub halfway for my 3-year-old twins to play in. It was their first bath in months. The early childhood rituals of spiky-haired …

Liftoff

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Summer brings the World Series of Poker — and with it tens of thousands of poker players from all over the world — to Las Vegas. The mix of players and styles can produce the sort of crazy …

When to Bid a Grand Slam

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

As a rule, a grand slam should not be undertaken unless the chances in favor of making it are at least 2-to-l. These odds come from comparing what can be gained from making the grand slam -- an …

Mascot fight between school, Ohio goes down to the wire

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

By KANTELE FRANKO Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A high school football team that has featured a tiger cub at games for decades might kick off the season without its beloved mascot as boosters try to meet state …

Danny Trejo loves working from ‘Dusk Till Dawn’ at age 71

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Let’s say you are the producers of the El Rey Network’s “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.” To give a little more punch to the second season — starting Tuesday —you want to add a dark, mysterious character …

Merging of two medical practices in Amherst leaves patients looking for new doctors, mourning loss of ‘personal touch’

Monday, August 24, 2015

AMHERST — A recent merger of a small medical practice in Amherst with a larger provider in town and a popular doctor’s retirement have left some patients scrambling to find new primary care physicians for their families. The …