Through our lens: Images from the pandemic, July 27-August 2

View Photo Gallery
  • Mady Lacaprucia of Northampton trains her modified Polaroid SX-70 on a subject in the flower garden of Childs Park in Northampton on Friday, July 31, 2020. With the adaptations to her instant camera she's able to control the shutter speed and use a higher speed film. Lacaprucia, who has an Instagram account, was exploring the color yellow for a possible entry in a themed Polaroid contest. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Erin Witmer of Easthampton, the owner of Wedding Day Trolley, sweeps out her trolley car Friday, July 31, 2020 for an upcoming wedding, her first since the pandemic hit. The trolley was purchased from a hotel in Wisconsin last spring, renovated last summer and began renting last fall. She also rents it for brewery tours and fall foliage tours. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Volunteers Walt Kohler, left, of Amherst, Jeff Quackenbush of Shutesbury and Anthony Hill of Hadley were among the combined Wednesday and Thursday crews that joined to raise the south wall, right, on the second story of a Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity house on West Pelham Road in Shutesbury on Thursday morning, July 30, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Bruce Coldham, left, of Amherst, Dave Pozar of Leverett and Ron Lucassen of Amherst prepare a roof truss for the gable end of a Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity house on West Pelham Road in Shutesbury on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Ron Lucassen, left, of Amherst, Dave Pozar of Leverett and Bruce Coldham of Amherst put a temporary cover of sheathing on a roof truss for the gable end of a Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity house on West Pelham Road in Shutesbury on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Signs in downtown Amherst illustrate pandemic guidelines, such as this one on South Pleasant Street, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. People will be required to wear face coverings beginning Monday or face fines. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • A group wearing face coverings walk on North Pleasant Street in Amherst, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. People will be required to wear face coverings beginning Monday or face fines. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Zeke Dolan, left, of Leverett and Jeff Lacy of Shutesbury coax a display freezer through the front door of the Leverett Village Co-op on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. After removing the door's threshold below, and closing mechanism above, the crew found success with about an inch to spare on each side and less than a centimeter above. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • With little daylight between the edges of a display freezer and the front door frame of the Leverett Village Co-op, Bob Dolan of Leverett steadies one end of the appliance while his son, Zeke Dolan, at right, and other volunteers working outside ease it into the Leverett grocery on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. After removing the door's threshold below, and a closing mechanism above, the crew had success with about an inch to spare on each side of the freezer and less than a centimeter above. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Raven Hetzler, left, and Neil Zagorin, both of Amherst, practice aikido, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 on the Cushman Village Common in North Amherst. They are students at Aikido of Amherst and said they have been doing their practicing outdoors since the pandemic began. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Amanda Demling, left, and Reighan Joyce, both of Amherst, adhere to social distancing recommendations while talking at Groff Park in Amherst, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. They met to celebrate Joyce's birthday. Both are entering their senior year of high school. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Kevin Robertson changes a 1,000-pound roll of newsprint on the Cerutti S-4 press at the Daily Hampshire Gazette during the last run of the Recorder and the Gazette on the flexographic press in Northampton on Monday evening, July 27, 2020. Starting with their Wednesday, July 29th, issues the newspapers will be printed at a press in Auburn. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Daily Hampshire Gazette Photo Editor Carol Lollis, left, and Editor in Chief Brooke Hauser photograph the last run of the Recorder and the Daily Hampshire Gazette on the Cerutti S-4 flexographic press at the Gazette in Northampton on Monday evening, July 27, 2020. Starting with the Wednesday, July 29th, issues, the newspapers will be printed at a press in Auburn. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Aimee Whittington, the facility coordinator at Craig's Doors, talks with John-Paul Vanasse who says he goes by Franky, in the cooling tent set up by the town of Amherst and run by Craig's Doors. To the left is Joe Bishop also there to stay cool in the hot weather. The city of Northampton is also running a cooling station at the Northampton Senior Center located at 67 Conz St from Noon to 4:30pm Monday, July 27th 2020. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • Aimee Whittington, the facility coordinator at Craig's Doors, talks with Joe Bishop in the cooling tent set up by the town of Amherst and run by Craig's Doors. The city of Northampton is also running a cooling station at the Northampton Senior Center located at 67 Conz St from Noon to 4:30pm Monday, July 27th 2020. —STAFF PHOTO/CAROL LOLLIS

  • About 200 people take a knee or raise a fist, or both, on the lawn of the Easthampton Public Safety Complex as 413 Stay Woke Stay Active co-founder Simbrit Paskins reads the names of Black lives lost to police violence, during an action organized by the group 01027: A Knee Is Not Enough on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • About 200 people marching to the Easthampton police station turn the corner from Union Street onto Payson Avenue during an action organized by the group 01027: A Knee Is Not Enough on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • 413 Stay Woke, Stay Active co-founders Stephany Marryshow and Simbrit Paskins, right, prepare a crowd of about 200 people for a march to the Easthampton police station following a rally in the city's Pulaski Park organized by the group 01027: A Knee Is Not Enough on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • A man attending the 01027: A Knee is Not Enough rally in Easthampton's Pulaski Park holds a list of names of Black lives lost to police violence as he listens to a speaker addressing the rally from the park's gazebo on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Oren Fishel, 12, of Leeds, holds a sign he made at Easthampton's Pulaski Park before the start of a rally organized by the group 01027: A Knee Is Not Enough on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

Published: 7/31/2020 7:46:23 PM



Daily Hampshire Gazette Office

115 Conz Street
Northampton, MA 01061
413-584-5000

 

Copyright © 2019 by H.S. Gere & Sons, Inc.
Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy