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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

Side Street Cafe closes in Florence

Friday, November 1, 2013

NORTHAMPTON — Prospective diners at Side Street Cafe in Florence were greeted with the news Friday that the restaurant has closed. A sign on the restaurant’s door dated Oct. 31 reads, “Side Street Cafe is now closed for business. We thank all of our patrons for your continued … 4

vETERANS VOICE

Friday, October 25, 2013

Announcements MEETING: The next meeting of Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 92, will be Nov. 14, 7 p.m. at the VFW building, 18 Meadow St., Florence. All are welcome. BREAKFAST: The annual veterans breakfast will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. at the Elks Lodge 997, … 0

A celebration of Hispanic heritage

Friday, October 25, 2013

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Friends & Neighbors

Friday, October 11, 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. Amherst Maia Kinney-Petrucha is attending Hampshire College, beginning in the fall semester of 2013. She went to … 0

Professors of astronomy, economics, history, chemistry, biology to receive UMass' top honors for creativity, research today

Thursday, October 3, 2013

AMHERST — Five professors in the departments of astronomy, economics, history, chemistry, and biochemistry and molecular biology have been named recipients of the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity, given annually at the University of … 0

Professors of astronomy, economics, history, chemistry, biology to receive UMass' top honors for creativity, research today

Thursday, October 3, 2013

AMHERST — Five professors in the departments of astronomy, economics, history, chemistry, and biochemistry and molecular biology have been named recipients of the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity, given annually at the University of … 0

Keeping Tabs on the Arts

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

At CDH These artists will be exhibiting work in October in the corridor galleries at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust St. in Northampton. There will be a reception Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. In the Locust Gallery: … 0

Tom Gagnon of Florence, described as Valley’s ‘premier’ bird watcher, nears 50 years of counting hawks

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

NORTHAMPTON — Tom Gagnon finds that bird watchers are easily distracted. On a recent trip one morning to Goat Peak Tower on Mount Tom in Easthampton to watch migrating hawks and eagles, members of the Brookline and Hampshire … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, September 27, 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. Eckerd College The following local residents have enrolled at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., for the … 0

Veterans Voice

Friday, September 27, 2013

Announcements HOLYOKE SOLDIERS’ HOME: Walk to End Alzheimer’s; Sept. 29, Pioneer Valley Walk at Holyoke Community College, registration is at 8 a.m.; ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Car Show; Sept. 29, Stars and Stripes Club hosts a car show at the Soldiers’ Home from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. … 0