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KEVIN GUTTING
Kyla Kennedy, 13 months, is cradled in a parachute by her mother, Kirsten Kennedy, right, and grandmother Denise Haughton, both of Northampton, during the Brain Building Festival Saturday at Jackson Street School in Northampton. The yearly event is hosted by the Northampton public schools as part of the Week of the Young Child celebrations.

FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS

Friday, April 18, 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 David Julien was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa. Easthampton The following students were winners at the White Brook Middle School science … 0

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 … 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, 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

Northampton prepares to rebuild Hinckley Street in a $1.5 million project this summer

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — The city is preparing for a complete reconstruction this summer of Hinckley Street in Florence, which is described by the city’s senior civil engineer as a “moonscape” because of its crevasses and rough spots. This is … 8

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

Glenda Brodeur & Ronald Baranowski

Friday, January 24, 2014

Glenda Michele Brodeur and Ronald Baranowski, both of Florence, were married Aug. 17, 2013 at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, under the pier on the beach by Justice of the Peace Ronald Vier. The bride is the daughter of … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, January 17, 2014

BOWEN — Olivia Mary, daughter of Jason and Lindsey (Moszynski) Bowen of Southampton, was born Jan. 10 at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. The maternal grandparents are George and Mary Moszynski of Easthampton. The paternal grandparents are James and Cynthia Bowen of Savannah, Ga. The maternal great-grandparents are Kaizmierz … 0

Naming the Baby

Saturday, January 11, 2014

CLOGSTON — Emma Anne, daughter of Lesley (Kubacki) Clogston and Andrew Clogston of South Deerfield, was born Dec. 15 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Barbara Kubacki of South Deerfield and John Kubacki of Palm Bay, Fla. The paternal grandparents are Robert Clogston of … 0

Megan Nunnelly & James Manyuru

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Anne and Jim Nunnelly of Florence announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Nunnelly, to James Delai Aknede Manyuru, son of Paschal and Josephine Manyuru of Nairobi, Kenya. Megan is a math teacher and eighth-grade advisor at Greenwich … 0

Snow day in Amherst means a break from the regular routine for families

Thursday, January 2, 2014

AMHERST — Ronnie Gilmore could have telecommuted to his job as a systems engineer in Chelmsford during Thursday’s snowstorm. But when the email came in that the Amherst schools were closing, he knew he would not get much … 0

Kestrel Land Trust connects hikers in Florence with nature on New Year’s Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — While some people like to welcome the new year with parties and champagne, a group of residents from across the state chose to celebrate by connecting with nature Wednesday. “It’s good to sort of remind ourselves … 0

Shall we dance? For Ted Renaud of Florence — who is deaf — the answer is a resounding yes

Friday, December 27, 2013

T ed Renaud swings. He balances. He turns with his partner. He dances up and down the contra line, along with other enthusiasts from around the region, and sometimes around the country, who fill Greenfield’s Guiding Star Grange … 0