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PHOTO COURTESY OF ASPARAGUS VALLEY POTTERY TRAIL
Tiffany Hilton says her pottery is designed to be used as functional dinnerware.

Clay shapers: Studios along the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail open for 10th annual event

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The earthy smell of fresh clay. The warm glow emanating from a kiln. Doors to working studios thrown open to the public. It’s that time of year again. The Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail, a self-guided driving tour of clay studios, is back for its 10th year on April 26 and 27, in Florence, Hadley, Pelham, Shelburne Falls, Greenfield and Northfield. … 0

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 … 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

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

Do you want to 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

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, December 20, 2013

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. Easthampton Elora Sullivan graduated with a master’s … 0

veterans voice

Friday, December 20, 2013

Announcements: PAVERS AVAILABLE: Veterans Green at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Northampton, was established to honor U.S. veterans, living and deceased. We have a war memorial, relocated from St. John Cantius Church on Hawley Street, including monuments that honor each of the six branches of the U.S. military, and two … 0

Eagle Scout

Friday, December 13, 2013

Arthur Colepaugh, left, stands in the yard of his Florence home with Charles Baranowski, 16, also of Florence. Baranowski raked leaves and did the fall yard clean-up for Colepaugh and several other local seniors as part of his … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, December 13, 2013

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. Conway Matthew McKelvey, a political science major at Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., will spend winter break studying … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Clubland: Florence Community Band readies for holiday concert

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

At a rehearsal of the Florence Community Band, director Priscilla M. Ross instructs members to take out a piece called “The Eighth Candle.” A rising wave of rustling paper fills the air. The ensemble, made up of musicians … 0

Veterans Voice

Friday, December 6, 2013

Announcements CANCELLATION: The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 92 Christmas Party, usually held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Florence, will not be held this year. PAVERS AVAILABLE: Veterans Green at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Northampton, was established to honor U.S. veterans, living and deceased. We have a … 0

Naming the Baby

Friday, November 29, 2013

NEWMAN — Gavin Wiley, son of Jacqueline and Jonathan Newman, of Florence, was born Nov. 18 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Anna Judson of Whately, the late Lenerd Wiley, and Debbie Wiley of Holyoke. The paternal grandparents are Martha Gordon and John O’Hara … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, November 8, 2013

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. Belchertown Cameron M. Fabbri, a junior majoring in computer science at Clarkson University, Potsdam, N.Y., received the … 0