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B2B ID: Bryan Daley

Saturday, August 30, 2014

NAME: Bryan Daley JOB TITLE, COMPANY, CITY IT IS BASED IN: Owner, Easthampton Music Conservatory, 12 Greenwood Court, Easthampton WEBSITE: http://www.westernmamusic.com/ AGE: Over 35 WHEN THE BUSINESS STARTED: 2009 HOW MANY ON YOUR STAFF: My wife, Taryn, and I are full time, and there are various part-time music instructors as well. WHAT YOU DO: Aside from teaching drums, piano, voice, guitar and other stringed instruments, we give our students a fun learning experience. EXPERIENCE: More than 35 years. I took drum lessons from a young age, studied with numerous teachers and continued into my late 20s. Knowing various styles and honing my craft was very … 0

Motorcyclist John Chambers of Easthampton injured in Northampton accident

Friday, August 29, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — An Easthampton man was treated and released from Cooley Dickinson Hospital Friday afternoon after a collision between his motorcycle and a car at the intersection of Mount Tom Road and Atwood Drive. John Chambers, 61, of Easthampton, was driving his motorcycle south on Mount Tom Road when Marilyn Martinelli, 82, of Agawam, attempted to turn left onto Atwood Drive and struck … 0

Accident victims recalled: Edward McGrath, gregarious family man; daughter Brittany, PVPA and law school graduate

Friday, August 29, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — Friends of a father and daughter who were killed in an accident Thursday described Edward D. McGrath as a gregarious family man and his daughter, Brittany D. McGrath, as a strong, intelligent woman who was pursuing a career in law. “It’s just very, very heartbreaking,” said Daniel Kurpaska, a former co-worker … 1

Easthampton artists bounce back from fire with community help

Friday, August 8, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — Though he said he was so upset he screamed like a child when he walked into his water-damaged studio Monday night, sculptor Joey Pesce was stoic Friday about fire damage to his work space. “The best … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, August 8, 2014

To submit an item to Friends & Neighbors, send an email to newsroom@gazettenet.com or mail your news to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Box 299, Northampton, Ma. 01061, c/o Friends & Neighbors. Ashfield Colin Perkins-McCraw was named to the dean’s list at Paul Smith’s College in New York for … 0

Special Olympics fans out in Valley fields and parks

Thursday, August 7, 2014

It’s going to be an action-packed weekend in the Valley. This Saturday and Sunday, the 31st annual Special Olympics Massachusetts Competitions will be taking over the western part of the state, from fishing in the Quabbin to cycling on the campus of the University of Massachusetts. Hundreds of … 0

Area police news

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Amherst ∎ An intoxicated man causing a commotion on a PVTA bus was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton after suffering a head injury while leaving the bus at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, police said. The man, who was not identified by police, was being removed from the … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Clubland: Joshua Crane releases CD, ‘King Catalpa,’ at Easthampton show

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Joshua Crane and I are not sports-minded guys. But in the search for a quiet place for an interview last weekend, we ended up on a dusty bench behind home plate at an empty diamond at Northampton’s Sheldon … 0

Stars onstage: TV and movie dancers to perform at Academy of Music as part of Generation IV Dance workshop

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Generation IV Dance, a weeklong dance intensive workshop for dancers of all ages, will conclude its fifth season with performances on Aug. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. at the Academy of Music in Northampton. Featured onstage will … 0

Contact information for Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Hitchcock Center and Earthwork Programs

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, the Hitchcock Center for the Environment and Earthwork Programs all continue summer camps that have open slots for August. Here is contact information to learn more about these organizations and what they offer. Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary 127 Combs Road, Easthampton massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/arcadia 413-584-3009 Hitchcock Center for … 0

SLIDESHOW: Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Hitchcock Center, Earthwork Programs connect children and environment

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

On a hot summer day in mid-July, Rainier Jewett, 8, of Florence rose up from the underbrush in the woods of Conway covered in mud and forest debris and sporting a broad, sly smile. Then several more young … 0

Fire destroys artists’ work and equipment at Paragon Arts and Industry Building in Easthampton

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — As she stood next to a soot-covered, 5-foot-tall abstract painting Tuesday afternoon, artist Marlene Rye bemoaned the loss of her work. “This painting is worth $4,000 and it’s definitely gone,” she said. That painting and perhaps … 0

Fire damages Paragon Arts & Industry Building in Easthampton

Monday, August 4, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — A small fire inside a fitness studio on the top floor of the Paragon Arts & Industry Building caused minor smoke and fire damage to the building, but more than $90,000 in artwork may have been … 1