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Amherst pitcher Will Luschen-Miskovsky throws against Easthampton Friday at Mill River Park in Amherst.

Friday’s summer baseball: Amherst Little Leaguers blank Easthampton

Friday, July 3, 2015

Four players had two hits apiece and Will Luschen-Miskovsky tossed a two-hit shutout as the Amherst Little League 11-and-12 All-Stars topped Easthampton 10-0 in four innings in District 2 tournament pool play Friday evening at Mill River Park in Amherst. Luschen-Miskovsky struck out eight and walked three in the victory for Amherst (2-2). He helped his own cause with a …

Memories of Debra Tautznik shared with much emotion in Easthampton

Friday, July 3, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — Surely it’s a sign of a life well lived when people are laughing while crying — and sometimes sobbing while smiling — at a person’s memorial service. That was what happened during many of the stories told by speakers at a gathering to remember Debra Tautznik, who died June 13. Many …

Volunteers make light work of insulating Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity project in Easthampton

Friday, July 3, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — A long line of vehicles stretched down the road outside 246-248 East St. on Friday morning as nearly 50 volunteers gathered for Pioneer Valley Habitat For Humanity’s “Super Insulation-Installation Day” for the two homes they are building there. “I am very happy with the turnout. We have about 20 regular volunteers …

Easthampton Eliminators sack Northampton Rage in Metro softball debut

Thursday, June 25, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — The first inning took a while: about half an hour of the 90-minute game. It ended in style when Northampton’s Ally Vanasse spun a double play to stem an unchallenged six-run rally by Easthampton. The Easthampton …

Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity seeks 50 women volunteers for ‘Super Insulation-Installation Day’ in Easthampton

Thursday, June 25, 2015

EASTHAMPTON — As construction continues on a two-family “green” house at 246-248 East St. in Easthampton, Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity is teaming up with Beyond Green Construction for a “Super Insulation-Installation Day” — and they are seeking 50 women volunteers to join the effort. This one-day event …

Wednesday’s summer baseball: Easthampton Post 224 shuts down Amherst Post 148

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Brandon Weyant scattered six hits and struck out nine in a complete-game win as the Easthampton Post 224 American Legion baseball team edged Amherst Post 148, 3-2, Wednesday evening. Easthampton (3-3) scored all of its runs in the …

Area police news

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Easthampton ∎ Felisha Colon, 27, of 22 Pleasant St., Apt. 2, was arrested on a warrant at her home at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday. Northampton ∎ Police are investigating break-ins to more than a dozen unlocked vehicles parked in driveways in the area of Route 66 that occurred between …

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 …