PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Kathleen Mahoney of Easthampton earned a Master of Arts Literature and Writing degree from Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, Ohio, in October.
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Navy Seaman Michelle A. Jasinski, daughter of Mary A. and Joseph W. Jasinski of Southampton, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Jasinski completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. Jasinski is a 2012 graduate of Hampshire Regional High School.