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Friends & Neighbors

Friday, October 3, 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. Hadley Nicole Bercume, daughter of Ronald and Irene Bercume, graduated from Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida in May and passed the Florida Bar exam. She will be practicing law in Naples. Leeds Michael J. Graham was …

Naming the Baby

Friday, August 22, 2014

KOSTEK — Tyler Henry, son of Kara and Chris Kostek of South Hadley, was born July 11 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Ronald and Kris Waskiewicz of Hadley. The paternal grandparents are Kathy and Mike Piotrowski of Turners Falls, and Stanley Kostek of Hadley. The maternal great-grandparents are Helen Waskiewicz of Hadley and Frank Zalot Jr. of …

Christopher Kouniotis of Florence, hospitalized after his bicycle was struck by a Leeds driver Wednesday afternoon

Friday, August 1, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — A Florence man was hospitalized after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle turning in to a driveway Wednesday afternoon. Christopher J. Kouniotis, 50, was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital for face and arm injuries following the crash, according to police. Information about his condition was not available from the hospital Thursday afternoon, and hospital staff declined to …

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 …