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Thursday’s summer baseball/softball: Amherst edges Easthampton in Mickey Mantle action

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Owen Macphee drove in the winning run and scored an insurance run in the top of the eighth inning as Amherst edged Easthampton, 5-3, in Mickey Mantle action, Thursday in Easthampton. Trevor Edwards shut Easthampton down in the bottom of the inning to seal the win. The teams were tied 3-3 after three innings and neither team scored again until the eighth. Hunter Brooks and Steve Moussette each had two …

Gazette Girls Tennis Player of the year: Amherst Regional junior Allison McCann

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Player of the Year Allison McCann, junior, Amherst Regional Season highlights: McCann led the Hurricanes to their second consecutive Western Massachusetts Division 1 team title, beating longtime rival Longmeadow, 4-1. After falling to her sister, Nicole, in the 2014 Western Mass. Individual Tournament final, Allison broke through this season, defeating Minnechaug’s Haley Gurski …

Jurors in Justin King trial discuss evidence, verdict in UMass gang-rape case

Thursday, July 2, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — Kenneth F. Bushey II, one of a dozen jurors who on June 24 found Justin King guilty of raping a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2012, said he went back to court Monday to watch as King was sentenced to eight to 12 years in state prison. “I …

Keeping Tabs on the Arts

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

‘Pioneer Women’ reception “Pioneer Women,” a group exhibit of artwork by 23 area female artists, curated by Terry Rooney, will hold a closing reception Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the M.A.P. Gallery in the Eastworks Building, …

Tuesday’s summer baseball: Easthampton Mickey Mantle holds off Amherst

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Matt Hewes struck out four, walked none and scattered six hits over seven innings as the Easthampton Mickey Mantle baseball team beat Amherst, 5-4, Tuesday at Ziomek Field in Amherst. Hewes had a hit and scored a run to help his cause for Easthampton (4-3), which overcame a …

Second Gary Biardi Memorial Concert on Sunday will benefit Millside Park in Easthampton

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — City resident Gary Biardi, who died in 2013, loved music and roller blading on the Manhan Rail Trail. That’s why Elaine Wood of Easthampton last year organized musicians to play at Millside Park to raise money …

Area police news

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Easthampton ∎ An Oakdale Place resident reported to police that a man was sitting on the porch of a neighbor’s house at 7:34 p.m. Monday. Police said the man, who was intoxicated, believed he was on the porch of his own house. He was brought to his home, …

Summer’s here, playgrounds rule: And Easthampton has a new forest-themed offering

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

In a clearing in the woods at Nonotuck Park in Easthampton, a wolf arches its head back, howling up at the sky. But look at the creature from a different angle and you see it’s not a wolf, …

Park admissions

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Nonotuck Park 1 Daley Field Road, Easthampton Cost: weekdays, free; weekends and holidays, $3 per vehicle; season pass, $24 Call 529-1440 for more pricing options. Look Park 300 North Main St., Florence Cost: weekdays, $6 per vehicle; weekends and holidays, $8 per vehicle; resident season pass, $43, non-resident …

Monday’s summer baseball: Amherst Post 148 holds off Westfield Post 124

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Amherst Post 148 American Legion baseball team scored seven runs in the bottom of the third and went on to a 10-7 home victory over Westfield Post 124 Monday evening. Zach Kelley singled, doubled, drove in two …

Health Events

Monday, June 15, 2015

For a full list of upcoming health events visit www.gazettenet.com/living/health/ SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS SEPARATION AND DIVORCE — A support group for those dealing with separation or divorce meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. Call 584-0339. SMART RECOVERY — A program for …

Easthampton mother and daughter indicted on 259 charges for allegedly running scheme to fill false prescriptions

Monday, June 22, 2015

NORTHAMPTON — A mother and daughter from Easthampton are facing a total of 259 charges stemming from an alleged three-year scheme to get fraudulent narcotic prescriptions from pharmacies. Theresa R. Coe, 48, and Toni R. Lobdell, 26, both …

Weekend local baseball recaps: Northampton Legion escapes Aldenville comeback

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Ian Ostberg moved from second base to the mound in the seventh inning and led the Northampton Post 28 American Legion baseball team to a 6-5 win over Aldenville at Arcanum Field on Saturday. A walk and back-to-back singles cut King & Cushman’s lead to one run. Ostberg …