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Area school lunch menus

Friday, November 27, 2015

Amherst-Pelham MONDAY: Teacher’s work day, no school TUESDAY: Baked potato bar, broccoli, spinach salad, pear, peach cup WEDNESDAY: Meatball hero, romaine salad, peach cup, Empire apple THURSDAY: Pancakes with turkey sausage, baked Tater Tots, veggie dippers, Bartlett pear, applesauce FRIDAY: Cheesy pepperoni pizza, carrot sticks, romaine salad with tomato, sliced peaches, orange Belchertown MONDAY: HS: Chicken ala king, brown rice or Tostitos corn chips, with chili, carrots, broccoli, applesauce; JB: …

Veterans’ Voice: News for area veterans

Friday, November 27, 2015

Announcements SANTA COMES TO TOWN: Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be making a stop at the American Legion in Granby for breakfast Dec. 5. Come enjoy a meal with them from 8 to 11 a.m. The cost is $5 each with kids under 5 free. Pictures with the Christmas couple are available for only $3. There’s plenty of time to have a family …

Northampton native Hunter Newman signs letter of intent to men’s lacrosse at Bucknell

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hunter Newman went from a potential Division III recruit to Division I prospect seemly overnight. The Northampton native and Suffield Academy senior signed his National Letter of Intent earlier this month to play men’s lacrosse at Division I Bucknell. The Bison finished 9-6 overall, 5-3 in the Patriot League last season. Their season …

WMass girls volleyball: Frontier assumes familiar No. 1 seed

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Frontier Regional girls volleyball coach Sean MacDonald will have to do some heavy scouting in preparation for the postseason, at least in looking ahead to the first couple matches. The Red Hawks received the top seed Tuesday for …

Goat reunited with owner after antics in Granby neighborhood include licking police cruiser

Monday, November 2, 2015

GRANBY — A goat has been reunited with its owner after its off-leash antics in a West Street neighborhood Monday night included licking a police cruiser. Police responded to a report of the loose goat about 8 p.m. …

WMass girls soccer: Undefeated Granby lands top seed in Division 3

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Granby girls soccer team took the time Monday to celebrate its regular-season accomplishments: an undefeated record and the top seed for the Western Massachusetts Division 3 Tournament. But for a program that’s played in five sectional finals …

WMass field hockey: Defending champ Frontier No. 1 in Division 2; Northampton No. 2 in Division 1

Monday, November 2, 2015

Defending champion Frontier Regional has one more team to worry about this year. A year after winning a three-team Western Massachusetts Division 2 Field Hockey Tournament, the field expanded to four teams, with the Red Hawks (16-2-0) landing the top seed, followed by No. 2 Greenfield (8-7-3), No. …

WMass boys soccer: Belchertown holds No. 1 seed looking for 5th straight title

Monday, November 2, 2015

No member of the Belchertown boys soccer team knows what it feels like to lose a sectional tournament game. The Orioles will chase their fifth consecutive Western Massachusetts Division 3 title as the No. 1 seed after the …

Check it out: Health briefs

Monday, November 2, 2015

Compiled by Debra Scherban. Please send items to dscherban@gazettenet.com. Burying the pumpkins In an effort to divert tons of pumpkin flesh from the landfill, the Northampton ReUse Committee and Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School are inviting Northampton residents to bring their sagging jack-’o-lanterns to the Recycling Rally …

Area police news

Monday, November 2, 2015

Amherst • Erik Hernandez, 26, of Springfield, was arrested at 10:13 p.m. Sunday on East Leverett Road on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger and possession of a Class B drug (cocaine). • A …

Liam Sullivan, Northampton rule PVIAC boys cross country championships

Saturday, October 31, 2015

WESTFIELD — Liam Sullivan could not quite catch his cousin, Aidan Gilson, in last year’s boys PVIAC cross country championship race. He knew that hard work added to his experience could push him over the top this year. …

Taylor Blow, Hampshire Regional leave mark on PVIAC girls cross country championship; Northampton repeats

Saturday, October 31, 2015

WESTFIELD — In a race dominated by Division 2 runners, Hampshire Regional’s Taylor Blow stood a cut above the rest. Blow was the individual winner Saturday in the PVIAC cross country championships at Stanley Park. Her time of …

Friday’s high schools: Granby outlasts Gateway Regional in battle of unbeaten girls soccer squads

Friday, October 30, 2015

In a battle of unbeaten girls soccer teams, Division 3 outlasted Division 4. Alicia Frappier scored the go-ahead goal in the second half as Granby beat Gateway Regional, 2-1, in Huntington in both teams’ regular-season finale. Nora Young also scored for the Rams (16-0-2), with the helper from …