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Naming the baby

Friday, February 12, 2016

DUARTE SMITH — Isabella Ann, daughter of Liset Duarte de Smith and Gabriel Starbuck Smith of South Deerfield, was born Feb. 7 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Elida Lopez Mejia of Bronx, New York and Josue Israel Duarte Acevado of Cabanas, Guatemala. The paternal grandparents are Kathleen and Edmund Smith of Montague. The paternal great-grandmother is Elizabeth Long of Lisbon, Connecticut. O’NEILL — Madison …

Send us your news

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 …

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: Meredith Golding & Adriano Giacci

Friday, November 6, 2015

Meredith Quinnan Golding of Northampton and Adriano Francesco Giacci of Campobasso, Italy, were married Aug. 27 at Santa Maria della Strata Church in Matrice, Italy, by Padre Gaetano Iacobucci. The bride is the daughter of Karen Golding-Staelin and …

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 …