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Friday, January 22, 2016

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 be found there. Forms can be submitted …

Wedding: Geneva Della Bitta-Nickerson & Timothy Schmitt Jr.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Geneva Rose Della Bitta-Nickerson and Timothy Paul Schmitt Jr., both of Somerville, were married Aug. 22, 2015 at Quonquont Orchard in Whately by John Devany, a friend of the bride and groom. The bride is the daughter of Ann Della Bitta and Mark Ivan Nickerson of Amherst. The groom is the son of …

Wedding: Christine Ugolini & Brian Misterka

Friday, January 29, 2016

Christine Elaine Ugolini of Wilbraham and Brian Joseph Misterka of Amherst were married Oct. 2, 2015 at Saint Brigid’s Parish in Amherst. Christine is the daughter of Paul and Jean Ugolini of Wilbraham. She is a graduate of Minnechaug Regional High School, Westfield State University and American International College. Christine is a teacher …

Naming the baby

Friday, November 6, 2015

BAKER — Jake Patrick, son of Matthew and Jill Baker of Agawam, was born Oct. 31 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Thomas and Patricia Patrick of Hatfield. The paternal grandparents are Dennis and Lori Baker of Hamden, Connecticut. The paternal great-grandfather is …

Wedding: Laura Moriarty & Patrick Reidy

Friday, November 6, 2015

Laura Marie Moriarty and Patrick David Reidy, both of Buzzards Bay, were married Oct. 12 at Independence Harbor, Assonet, by Justice of the Peace Robert Carvalho. The bride, 32, is the daughter of Audrey May Moriarty and Howard …

Wedding: Thally Dao & Christopher Kurose

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Thally Dao and Christopher Kurose, both of San Francisco, were married Sept. 29, 2015 at the Church of the Five Wounds in San Jose, California, by Father Vincent Bui. Thally is the daughter of Tina Tien Nguyen and …

Naming the baby

Friday, October 30, 2015

ALICEA — Addison Aurora, daughter of Tanya (Charter) and Eric Alicea of Chicopee, was born Sept. 9, 2015 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Liana Charter of Westhampton and Anthony Charter III of Vermont. The paternal grandmother is Eldy Acevedo of Northampton. The …

Naming the baby

Saturday, October 24, 2015

BLYTHE — Ila Frances, daughter of Lorne Blythe and Martha Fleming-Ives of Brooklyn, New York, was born July 15, 2015, in New York Methodist Hospital, Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. The maternal grandparents are Peter and Jenny Fleming-Ives of Northampton. The paternal grandparents are Tom and Linda Blythe …

Naming the baby

Friday, October 16, 2015

PATRICK — Hadley Anna, daughter of Eric and Katy Patrick of Westfield, was born Sept. 29, 2015 in Springfield. The maternal grandparents are Laurie and Rick Asselin of West Brookfield. The paternal grandparents are Thomas and Patricia Patrick of Hatfield. …

Engagement: Kimberlee Supernaw & Michael Uzar

Friday, October 16, 2015

Kimberlee Supernaw of Feeding Hills is announcing her engagement to Michael Uzar of Feeding Hills. Kimberlee is the daughter of Michael Supernaw of Greenfield and Christine Wheelock of Northampton. A developmental specialist at Thom-Springfield Infant Toddler Services, she …

Naming the baby

Friday, October 9, 2015

HOWARD — Nathan Michael, son of Robert and Felicia (Gould) Howard of Pittsfield, was born Sept. 24 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. The maternal grandparents are Philip and Belinda Gould of Goshen. The paternal grandparents are Terrie Bentz and Robert Howard Sr., both of Pittsfield. The maternal …

Author, tap dancer, sociologist among ‘genius grant’ winners

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

CHICAGO — A tap dancer who has spent her life demanding respect for an overlooked art form. A writer at the center of the national conversation about race. A sociologist who lived in a trailer park to study …

Shannon Weeks & Michael Rummel

Friday, September 25, 2015

Ronald Weeks and Kathy Boliski of Greenfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Weeks, to Michael Rummel, both of Houston, Texas. Michael is the son of Steve and Jackie Rummel of St. Helena, California. The future bride …