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Celebrations / Announcements

Naming the Baby

Friday, July 18, 2014

BAUMER — Alice Mescon Baumer, daughter of Ben Baumer and Cory Mescon, of Florence, was born April 8 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Jeanne Borfitz of Northampton and Gary Mescon of Amherst. The paternal grandparents are Don Baumer and Polly Baumer of Florence. … 0

Tara Kuchyt & Joshua Wise

Friday, July 11, 2014

Family and friends are announcing the engagement of Tara Kuchyt and Joshua Wise, both of Easthampton. Tara is the daughter of Tammy and Stan Kuchyt of Easthampton, and Joshua is the son of Laurie and Ray Gougeon of Westfield. Tara, a graduate of Easthampton High School, is currently employed at a car dealership … 0

Kendra Bishop & Ryan O’Neill

Friday, July 11, 2014

Michael and Lori Lannon of Westhampton announce the engagement of Lori’s daughter, Kendra Bishop, to Ryan O’Neill. Ryan is the son of Francis O’Neill of Holyoke and Michelle Powers of Lantana, Florida. Kendra is a branch supervisor at United Bank in Connecticut. Ryan is a professional poker player. A May 23, 2015 wedding … 0

Heather Lively & Jason Goodhind

Friday, February 21, 2014

Heather E. Lively and Jason J. Goodhind, both of Hadley, were married Oct. 13, 2013 at Johnson Chapel at Amherst College, Amherst. Virginia E. Asel officiated at the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Andrea … 0

Jennifer Anderson & Gino Sorcinelli

Friday, February 21, 2014

Gino and Mary Deane Sorcinelli of Amherst, parents of Gino Griffin Sorcinelli of Florence, announce the engagement of their son to Jennifer Ann Anderson, also of Florence. She is the daughter of Elaine Anderson of Wolfeboro, N.H., and … 0

Michael Crawley celebrates 100th birthday

Friday, February 14, 2014

Michael Crawley, a former Northampton resident who lives at Linda Manor in Haydenville, will celebrate his 100th birthday on Feb. 21. According to his family, Crawley still enjoys taking to the dance floor, reading his many books, and … 0

Heidi Lukas & Steven Baj

Friday, February 14, 2014

Stanley and Michaeline Baj, of Hadley, announce the engagement of their son, Steven Baj of Hadley, to Heidi Lukas. She is the daughter of James and Hania Lukas of West Boylston. Steven is an engineer at Pratt & … 0

Tiffany Ward & Adam Scott & Tiffany Ward

Friday, February 14, 2014

Janet and Rick Scott, of Pelham, announce the engagement of their son, Adam Freeman Scott, of Amherst, to Tiffany Ann Ward, also of Amherst. She is the daughter of Martha and Dale Ward of Buckland. Adam is an … 0

Emily Swan & Jeffrey Rejniak

Friday, February 14, 2014

Debra and David Rejniak, of Florence, and Louann and Mike Swan, of West Boylston, announce the engagement of their son and daughter, Jeffrey Rejniak and Emily Swan, both of West Boylston. Jeffrey graduated from Northampton High School in … 0

Wendell fire chief retires after 57 years

Monday, February 3, 2014

WENDELL — The town of Wendell’s fire chief is retiring at the end of this month after 57 years as a firefighter, 38 of them as chief. Chief Everett Ricketts, 77, moved to Wendell from Boston in 1955 to raise pigs with his brother. They picked Wendell, about … 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

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