Through our lens: Images from the pandemic, June 15-21

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  • Charlotte Bland, 20 months, plays in the sand and water at D.A.R. State Forest in Goshen, Friday, June 19, 2020. She was with her mother, Kaytlyn Bland of Whately. According to their website, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22, new campsite reservations will be accepted, on a limited basis, as they reopen most campgrounds on July 1. A temporary 90-day camping fee increase has been put in place for non-MA-residents. They suggest making reservations online at http://www.reserveamerica.com. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • A group of people choose pedal boats and kayaks to take in Nashawannuck Pond during sunny weather in the high 80s, Friday, June 19, 2020. Outdoor activities have been a popular pastime during the pandemic. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Mark Scheel, an employee with the Northampton DPW, replaces a street sign on State Street, Friday, June 19, 2020. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • Groups come to swim at Puffer’s Pond in Amherst on Thursday, the first day the pond reopened. The hoops are to help groups social distance when sitting on the beach. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • Jenny Adams watches children she is babysitting play at Puffer’s Pond on the Thursday, the first day of its reopening. The hoops are to help groups social distance when sitting on the beach. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • Peter Goetz swims across Puffer’s Pond on Thursday, the first day of its reopening. The hoops are to help groups social distance when sitting on the beach. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • Works from "Pushing the Envelope", a show at PULP in Holyoke. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Cody Henson of Northampton builds a wheelchair ramp inside concrete barriers the city has placed along Main Street, Monday, June 15, 2020. Henson said he volunteered his time for the project. He is originally from Northampton, but had been working in the scene shop building sets at The Juilliard School in New York City until his work ended in early March. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Seth Yeaton, left, who is the owner of X9 Games at Hampshire Mall, talks with customers Jacob Orcutt, center, and his father, Francis Orcutt of Hopedale, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Yeaton said foot traffic in the mall is up since its opening last week and his regular customers have started to visit again. His store is also a place where people gather to play games and meet like-minded people, but it is still unknown when that part of his business can resume. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Steve Connor, left, and Larry Cervelli lunch at Amanouz Cafe on Main Street in Northampton, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Concrete barriers have been placed in the parking lane to allow for outdoor restaurant sea STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • The food court at Hampshire Mall must remain closed in accord with Gov. Charlie Baker's reopening plan, but Arizona Pizza is serving outdoors and food is available for takeout. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Ricky Kazim works on a phone Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Cracked Solution, a kiosk at Hampshire Mall. Vugar Abdullayev, the store's owner, said his business is only 35-40 percent of what it was at the start of the pandemic and he has tried to increase sales at his online store through advertising. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Diane Scott, the music teacher at Norris Elementary Schools sits in a chair decorated with balloons while wearing a tiara and waves good bye to students and families on the last day of school. Scott is retiring after 35 years and often pointed out families who she had taught not only the child but parent as well.

  • Desmond Campbell, a second grader at Bridge Street School, and his brother, Winston Campbell, stand with the science fair project, made by Desmond in front of their home in Northampton. Peter Hamelin, a parent, organized a last day of school event where students displayed projects they had worked on at their homes for families to view. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • Benjamin Hamelin,9, explains his project about origins of English words to his friend, Jacob Dakai, both students at Bridge Street school. Peter Hamelin, Benjamin's father, organized a last day of school event where students displayed projects they had worked on at their homes for families to view. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

Published: 6/19/2020 7:59:55 PM
Modified: 6/19/2020 7:59:42 PM



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