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Veterans meet with officials from regional health care system at forum in Greenfield

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

GREENFIELD — Local veterans got the chance to sound off before top officials from the Veteran Affairs of Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System during a meeting Tuesday night. The meeting in the Sloan Theater at Greenfield Community College came after a scandal that saw massive backlogs of patients waiting to be seen and rocked the federal military benefits department in 2014. Many of those who attended asked questions about …

Amherst Regional graduate Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, star of ‘Startup.com,’ jailed in Colombia

Monday, October 12, 2015

AMHERST — A graduate of Amherst Regional High School who gained fame in a documentary about the rise and fall of a dot-com startup company is in prison in Colombia awaiting extradition to the United States. Kaleil Isaza Tuzman was arrested in September on a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indictment alleging accounting …

PEACE REFLECTIONS

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

VA hospital in Leeds raises money, challenges gravity with ancient technology, wagon full of pumpkins

Thursday, November 8, 2012

NORTHAMPTON — There are probably lots of easier ways to compost pumpkins than strapping them in to a 250-pound trebuchet and flinging them 70 feet into wooden targets. “But not one as much fun,” said Lorraine Brisson. Brisson, …

Friends and Neighbors

Friday, November 2, 2012

To submit an item to Friends & Neighbors send an email to kaubingazettenet.com or mail your news to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Box 299, Northampton, MA 01061, c/o Friends & Neighbors.  Emmanuel College The following people were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the Boston college: …

Holly Robinson & Craig Rowe

Friday, November 2, 2012

Linda C. and David G. Robinson of Leeds announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Odianna Robinson, of Philadelphia, Pa., to Craig Thomas Rowe, also of Philadelphia. Rowe is the son of Jim and Eileen Rowe of Harleysville, …

Ryo First-Arai of Leeds pleads not guilty to assaulting police officers while high on mushrooms

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

NORTHAMPTON — A Leeds teenager Wednesday denied charges that he assaulted two Northampton police officers. Ryo S. First-Arai, 19, of 523 Kennedy Road pleaded not guilty in Northampton District Court to two counts of assault and battery on a police officer and one count of resisting arrest. According …

Guyettes celebrate 50th

Friday, October 5, 2012

George and Christine Guyette of Leeds celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a gathering at the Northampton Country Club with family and close friends. George Guyette and Christine Clapp were married Sept. 1, 1962, at the Westhampton Congregational …

State receives $1.5 million federal grant to combat homelessness among veterans

Thursday, October 4, 2012

NORTHAMPTON — A $1.5 million federal grant from the Obama administration has been awarded to Massachusetts to help alleviate homelessness among veterans. The money will help expand the Statewide Housing Advocacy for Reintegration and Prevention (SHARP) program that provides support, mental and medical health services and emergency shelter …