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Florence

 Barbara-Jean DeLoria

Making News: Local banks, new owner for Easthampton Machine & Tool, nutrition grant for elders and Blue Cross honors

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Ewald named vice president and financial reporting manager at Hampden Bank SPRINGFIELD — Arley R. Ewald of Northampton has been named vice president and financial reporting manager at Hampden Bank. In her new position, Ewald will be responsible for Security and Exchange Commission reporting as well as the day-to-day activity for the bank’s internal and external financial reporting functions. Ewald was formerly the financial reporting officer at Chicopee Savings Bank, and before that she worked for KPMG LLP as an audit associate. Ewald earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management. Florence Savings hires executive loan officer NORTHAMPTON … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, April 4, 2014

BALKUS — Liam Thomas, son of Thomas Balkus and Lindsay Rhoades, of Holyoke, was born March 15 at The Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are John and Lisa Rhoades of Florence. The paternal grandparents are Joan and Robert Tremblay of St. Cloud, Fla., and Thomas and Julie Balkus of Ocala, Fla. The maternal great-grandparents are Kathleen Kowalski and the late … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, April 4, 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. Amherst Alex R. Karpinski, a senior majoring in political science at the University of Rochester, was named to the dean’s list for academic achievement for the fall 2013 semester. Alex, the son … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, March 28, 2014

ARCARO MEYER — Frances (Frankie) Jo, daughter of Alexis Arcaro and Nick Meyer, of Florence, was born March 20 at home. The maternal grandparents are Jan and Vincent Arcaro of Toluca Lake, Calif. The paternal grandparents are Florence Meleo-Meyer of Shelburne and the late Chuck Meyer, formerly of … 0

A meet-and-greet at Florence Savings Bank

Friday, March 14, 2014

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Naming the baby

Friday, February 28, 2014

ANDRIKIDIS — Izabella Jo, daughter of Philip Andrikidis and Shelagh Payant, of Florence, was born Dec. 7 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Marcia and David Payant of Greenfield. The paternal grandparents are George and Mary Cay Andrikidis of Florence. The maternal great-grandparents are … 0

Adopt-a-Pet Day at Florence Savings Bank

Friday, February 28, 2014

Florence Savings Bank will host its sixth annual Adopt-a-Pet Day for the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society on March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the bank’s main office lobby at 85 Main St., in Florence. … 0

Veterans Voice

Friday, February 28, 2014

Calling the roll Following is a list of local veterans whose obituaries appeared in the Gazette between Jan. 31 and Feb. 27. The information given here about their service is what was provided in each obituary. Arthur W. Mackey, 93, Northampton, d. Jan. 28; was a World War … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Clubland: Embracing the number 13 — new music lounge opens in Florence

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It’s odd being inside a nightclub during the day, but that’s where I’m chatting with John St. Onge as bright sun streams through an open window across our burnt-orange booth. The super-shine on this warm, late-winter afternoon is … 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

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

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, February 14, 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. Amherst Parker Jones, whose major is mechanical engineering, was named to the fall semester president’s list at … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, January 31, 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. Amherst Mia Sher earned a bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science from Armstrong Atlantic State University in … 0