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Weekend round: South Hadley, Frontier Mantle; Easthampton Metro advance in tournies

Monday, July 28, 2014

A wild weekend of Mickey Mantle Tournament action concluded with three teams still in the running for the championship. Along with top seed Deerfield are No. 4 South Hadley (16-8) and darkhorse No. 8 Frontier (8-15). The final game on Sunday was postponed due to the morning rain. Saturday South Hadley 13, Easthampton 10 — Trailing by seven runs going into the last of the fourth, South Hadley exploded for … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, July 25, 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 Alyssa Kayser-Hirsh graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College as a double major in American studies and music. She earned the music department academic prize and was elected to Phi Beta … 0

Mickey Mantle baseball playoffs begin with 4 shutouts

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Pitching completely dominated the first round of the Mickey Mantle double-elimination tournament on Wednesday evening. The winning team shut out its opponent in all four games, including a pair of 1-0 contests. Amherst 1, Northampton 0 (5) — A pitchers’ duel between Amherst’s Jon Morrison and Hamp’s Hunter Salem was decided on Alex … 0

Local baseball: Amherst Post 148 edges South Hadley

Monday, June 16, 2014

Amherst Post 148’s four-run fourth inning helped vault it past Pettengill Insurance, 5-3, Monday at Ziomek Field in Amherst. Daniel Hodgkins had two hits and drove in two runs for Amherst. Jake Balderston added two hits, a run … 0

Granby voters approve $14.9 million budget and new curbside waste pickup program

Monday, June 16, 2014

GRANBY — Residents approved a $14,866,695 operating budget for the town as well as $365,141 to fund the new curbside waste pickup program during the second session of annual Town Meeting on Monday. The meeting addressed each portion … 0

Local baseball results: Northampton Mickey Mantel beats Greenfield

Sunday, June 15, 2014

The Northampton Mickey Mantle team knocked off Greenfield 5-1 on Sunday. Cody Cleveland went the distance while striking out six and allowing one run on five hits. Hector DeJesus led the Northampton (5-2) offense with two doubles and two RBIs. Kyle Warren and Garret Connly each added a … 0

Minimum wage hike wins broad support among Valley employers, workers

Sunday, June 15, 2014

A deal reached by the Legislature to increase the state’s minimum wage by nearly 40 percent over a three-year period, using a phased-in approach, seems to have broad support among Valley employers, workers and advocates. Some believe that a higher minimum wage than the current $8 per hour … 0

AREA MEETINGS

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Amherst TUESDAY: The Jones Library, Inc. Development Committee, 3 p.m., Library; Town Meeting Coordinating Committee, 3 p.m., Public Transportation and Bicycle Committee, 4 p.m., both at Town Hall; School Committee, 7 p.m., ARHS WEDNESDAY: The Jones Library, Inc. Investment Committee, 10 a.m., Library; Personnel Board, 2 p.m., Planning … 0

Friends & Neighbors

Friday, June 13, 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 Brianna Leonard, member of the class of 2017 and a sociology major, was named to the … 0

Second session of Granby Town Meeting Monday to consider $14 million budget

Thursday, June 12, 2014

GRANBY — Residents will be asked to approve a $14 million town operating budget and to fund the first year of a new curbside waste pickup program at the second session of annual Town Meeting Monday. The $14,866,695 budget plan is up two percent over this year’s spending, … 0

After 63 years, Northampton family buries loved one killed in Korea; remains were withheld by North Korea

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — Sixty-three years ago, a Northampton family was stricken when news came from the Korean War front: Richard J. Archambeault, a 20-year-old son and brother to eight siblings, was missing in action. The news was devastating not … 0

Northampton native left Market Street to serve in Korean War

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — Born Jan. 2, 1930, the late Sgt. Richard J. Archambeault grew up on Market Street during the Great Depression with his eight siblings. There were 21 years separating the oldest, Roland Archambeault, and the youngest, Bernard Archambeault. Bernard Archambeault, the only remaining living sibling, said their … 1

Adam Krol tosses no-hitter for Easthampton Post 224

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Adam Krol threw a no-hitter to lead Easthampton Post 224 to a 1-0 victory over Belchertown Post 239 in American Legion baseball action Tuesday night at Daly Field in Easthampton. Krol walked a batter in the fifth inning to lose the perfect game, but his team rallied in … 0