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Celebrations / Announcements

Naming the Baby

Friday, April 11, 2014

MARTZ — Gitel Joy, daughter of Gabe Martz and Sarah (Burns) Martz of Charleston, S.C., was born March 16 in a Prius in front of the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. The maternal grandparents are Donna and Barry Harbinson of St. John, New Brunswick, Canada and the late Fred Burns of St. John, New Brunswick. The paternal grandparents are Phyllis and Eric Martz of Amherst. The maternal great-grandmother is … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, April 4, 2014

BALKUS — Liam Thomas, son of Thomas Balkus and Lindsay Rhoades, of Holyoke, was born March 15 at The Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are John and Lisa Rhoades of Florence. The paternal grandparents are Joan and Robert Tremblay of St. Cloud, Fla., and Thomas and Julie Balkus of Ocala, Fla. The maternal great-grandparents are Kathleen Kowalski and the late … 0

Allison Prucnal & Kevin Newton

Friday, April 4, 2014

Allison Prucnal and Kevin Newton, both of Norwood, were married Sept. 20 at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton, by Father Christopher Malatesta. The bride 23, is the daughter of Kathleen and Lawrence Caputo, and Duane Prucnal, all of Southampton. The groom, 26, is the son of Beth and Forrest Newton Jr. … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, January 31, 2014

ANDRADES — Ainsley Blair, daughter of William and Erika Andrades of Easthampton, was born Dec. 21 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Peter and Donna Geis of Easthampton. The paternal grandmother is Jeanette Quiles of Jersey City, N.J. The maternal great-grandmother is Thelma Boulanger … 0

Ashley Maiorano & Michael Atwood

Friday, January 24, 2014

Ashley Elizabeth Maiorano of Mansfield and Michael Alan Atwood of Plainville were married Oct. 4, 2013 at Our Lady of the Valley Church, Easthampton, by the Rev. Douglas McGonagle. The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth and Stephen … 0

Merry Hodgkins & Clinton Birch III

Friday, January 24, 2014

Pamela T. Hodgkins of Deerfield and Susan and Clinton Birch Jr. of Hubbardston, formerly of Readsboro, Vt., proudly announce the engagement of their children, Merry Elizabeth Hodgkins and Clinton Birch III, both of Whitingham, Vt. Merry is also … 0

Glenda Brodeur & Ronald Baranowski

Friday, January 24, 2014

Glenda Michele Brodeur and Ronald Baranowski, both of Florence, were married Aug. 17, 2013 at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, under the pier on the beach by Justice of the Peace Ronald Vier. The bride is the daughter of … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, January 24, 2014

WESTON — Joseph Auclair, son of Kimberly (Vachula) Auclair and Christopher Auclair of West Dennis, was born Jan. 15 at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis. The maternal grandparents are David and JoAnn Vachula of Orleans. The paternal grandparents are Richard and the late Paula Auclair of Sandwich. The maternal … 0

Melissa Diemand & Jarrod Grebing

Friday, January 17, 2014

Melissa Anne Diemand and Jarrod Edward Grebing of Takoma Park, Md., were married June 29, 2013 at Woodlawn Manor, Sandy Spring, Md., by the Rev. Andy Christensen. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia and Paul Diemand of … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, January 17, 2014

BOWEN — Olivia Mary, daughter of Jason and Lindsey (Moszynski) Bowen of Southampton, was born Jan. 10 at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. The maternal grandparents are George and Mary Moszynski of Easthampton. The paternal grandparents are James and Cynthia Bowen of Savannah, Ga. The maternal great-grandparents are Kaizmierz … 0

Emma Osborne & Jason Aldrich

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Janna and Jerry Aldrich of Hadley announce the engagement of their son, Jason Aldrich, to Emma Osborne, daughter of Dr. Michael Osborne and Carolyn Osborne of Deep River, Conn. Emma is a family support worker with a behavioral … 0

Naming the Baby

Saturday, January 11, 2014

CLOGSTON — Emma Anne, daughter of Lesley (Kubacki) Clogston and Andrew Clogston of South Deerfield, was born Dec. 15 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Barbara Kubacki of South Deerfield and John Kubacki of Palm Bay, Fla. The paternal grandparents are Robert Clogston of … 0

Megan Nunnelly & James Manyuru

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Anne and Jim Nunnelly of Florence announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Nunnelly, to James Delai Aknede Manyuru, son of Paschal and Josephine Manyuru of Nairobi, Kenya. Megan is a math teacher and eighth-grade advisor at Greenwich … 0