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M. CONNIE LAPLANTE REAL ESTATE Dilisio earns 100th career


         Vo l . 4 2 N o . 4 0 • We e k                                                          of February 4, 2011 • 413-536-5333 •                                                                                                                     FREE

                                                                                                                                                                             South Hadley schools
                                                                                                                                                                             surpass record number
                                                                                                                                                                             of snow days used
                                                                                                                                                                             School officials to decide                                   Blog about it in the fifth day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         our reader forum  this year offi-
                                                                                                                                                                             when to make up missed days                                                   cials closed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the schools,
                                                                                                                                                                                         BY KRISTIN WILL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Wednes-
                                                                                                                                                                                    Staff Writer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           day’s cata-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           townreminder    pulted that
                                                                                                                                                                                SOUTH HADLEY - Stu-                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           number to
                                                                                                                                                                             dents of South Hadley public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       six. Previously, the highest num-
                                                                                                                                                                             schools have one snow day left
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ber of snow days given in one
                                                                                                                                                                             before school officials will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       school year was four, according
                                                                                                                TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO COURTESY OF STEFANI HOLMES         forced to reevaluate when to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to Superintendent Gus Sayer,
                                                                                                                                                                             conduct make-up days - either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       who said in his 22-year career
   Pack 301 took a trip to Yukon Days at Chesterfield Scout Reservation on Jan 29. The group trudged                                                                         during the last week in June, on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       as superintendent of Amherst
   through more than three feet of snow for a day of sledding, hot cocoa, snowshoes, catapults and campfire                                                                  a Saturday or, if the snow days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and South Hadley schools, he
   donuts and grilled cheese. Scouts pictured are (from top left) Dominick Robillard, Kyle Johnson, Catherine                                                                continue to accumulate, during a
   Reynolds, Sorin Ray and (front) Tyler Guertin. Not pictured are Christopher Reynolds and Thomas DeLong.                                                                   school vacation.                                                    Please see SNOW DAYS,
                                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday’s snow storm marked
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                page 7

Dilisio earns 100th career point                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Holyoke defenseman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Luke Dillisio (second
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                from left) scored his
Holyoke remains unbeaten                                  Dilisio, a South Hadley sen-                          recalled the moment. “People                                                                                                                    100th career point in
                                                       ior and defenseman for the                               put two and two together                                                                                                                        an 8-2 win over St.
with wins over St. Mary                                Holyoke Purple Knights, hit                              because we were celebrating a                                                                                                                   Mary’s on Saturday,
and Agawam                                             the     century      mark     at                         little more than usual. Then I                                                                                                                  Jan. 29. Pictured
                                                       Easthampton. He scored a goal                            received a nice round of                                                                                                                        with Dilisio are
          BY DAVID GRANT                               and earned an assist in a 6-0                            applause.”                                                                                                                                      (from left to right):
Turley Publications Sports Correspondent               win over the Eagles.                                         Before Saturday’s 8-2 win                                                                                                                   Holyoke hockey
   HOLYOKE – Luke Dilisio                                 “The goalie moved out of                              over St. Mary, the captain                                                                                                                      coach John Houle, his
was honored last weekend for                           the net and I went up to the                                                                                                                                                                             mom Kelli and his
reaching 100 career points dur-                        referee to see if I can grab the                                 Please see DILISIO, page                                                                                                                father Bob Dilisio.
ing his hockey career.                                 puck and he said sure,” Dilisio                                                        13                                                  TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY DAVID HENRY SWEETDOGPHOTOS.COM

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                                                                           TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY KATHRYN WILL                Winter Carnival postponed
                                                     Bottoms up...                                                               SOUTH HADLEY – South Hadley’s Second Annual Community
                                                     A squirrel finagles a corn cob so it’s easier to                         Winter Carnival will now take place Saturday, Feb. 19 at the high
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Public library to help   New phone system
The Homeless Cat Project installed at Town Hall
Deems February                                                   to help the animals.
                                                                    These incredible efforts have led the
                                                                                                                                             SOUTH HADLEY - Callers to South
                                                                                                                                          Hadley Town Hall will notice that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ty’s patience while the kinks are worked
“Love a Cat” month                                               South Hadley Public Library to start a
                                                                 donation drive during the month of
                                                                                                                                          old phone system has been replaced.
                                                                                                                                          The phone system was recently upgrad-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Please note that the change does not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                affect the School Department, Council
                                                                 February, which it has deemed “Love a                                    ed to an NEC system with such modern                                  on Aging, DPW or Police Department,
                                                                 Cat Month.” The library will collect                                     features as voice mail, call parking and                              so the procedure for reaching those
                Town Reminder Intern
                                                                 from its patrons items such as wet and                                   an auto attendant greeting.                                           departments is unchanged.
                                                                 dry cat food, blankets, towels and mone-                                    Before, employees did not have voice                                   Attached is a list of employee and
   SOUTH HADLEY - When employ-
                                                                 tary donations to give to The Homeless                                   mail, so it was only possible to leave                                departmental extensions for easy refer-
ees at the South Hadley Public Library
                                                                 Cat Project.                                                             messages via another employee or by                                   ence.
heard a cry outside their door, an unex-
                                                                    “I just want to see people continuous-                                answering machine. Rather than
pected furry visitor made his way into
                                                                 ly coming in,” said Clancy. “The drive                                   direct-dialing individual depart-
their hearts.
                                                                 can continue after February if donations                                 ments, residents should now call the                                     Location                                         Ext.
   Alone, cold and a little shaken up, a
                                                                 keep coming. There will still be home-                                   main number (413) 538-5017 and lis-                                      Accounting                                       207
homeless kitten stood on the library’s
                                                                 less cats even after the Love a Cat                                      ten for a menu of department exten-                                      Assessors                                        202
steps. Immediately embraced by the
                                                                 month ends.”                                                             sions.                                                                   Board of Health                                  204
library’s staff, the kitten was taken in
                                                                    Linda Gaunt, of The Homeless Cat                                         Once callers become familiar with                                     Building                                         205
and The Homeless Cat Project of South
                                                                 Project, said there is no goal to collect a                              department extensions, they can                                          Clerk/Treasurer                                  201
Hadley was quickly called, avoiding a
                                                                 certain amount of funds because “any-                                    enter them immediately upon con-                                         Payroll Clerk                                    117
possible cat-astrophe.
                                                                 thing helps.”                                                            nection with the main number. It is                                      Collector                                        200
   The Homeless Cat Project is a non-
                                                                    “Money is tight in every area and                                     no longer possible to direct-dial                                        Conservation                                     208
profit organization dedicated to trap-
                                                                 donations have been down. Most of the                                    most departments but rather calls                                        IT                                               125
ping, neutering, and releasing cats in
                                                                 funding comes from the trappers,” said                                   must be routed through the main                                          Planning                                         206
South Hadley, Holyoke, Granby,
                                                                 Gaunt.                                                                   number.                                                                  Procurement/
Belchertown and as far and wide as
                                                                    Residents are encouraged to support                                      The new phone system was installed                                    Human Resources                                   129
Ware and Springfield. The Homeless
                                                                 The Homeless Can Project throughout                                      Friday, Jan. 14. A few minor glitches                                    Recreation                                        203
Cat Project has even reached out to dis-
                                                                 the month of February by contributing                                    have resulted in intermittent busy sig-                                  Selectboard                                       135
tant Connecticut to help a cat in need.
                                                                 any donations possible to the South                                      nals, but the vendor is working closely                                  Town Administrator                                136
This process is designed to help limit the
                                                                 Hadley Public Library’s “Love a Cat                                      with Verizon to remedy this situation.                                   Veterans                                          137
ever-growing number of homeless cats in
                                                                 Month.”                                                                  Town officials appreciate the communi-
the area.
                                                                    For more information about The
   “Our experience with The Homeless
                                                                 Homeless Cat Project or the donation
Cat Project was wonderful,” said South
                                                                 drive, call Meg Clancy at (413) 538-
Hadley Public Library Youth Services
                                                                 5045 or stop by the library located at 27
Librarian Meg Clancy. “They are absolute-
                                                                 Bardwell St., South Hadley.
ly there for the cats and I’ve never seen
anyone as dedicated as they are.”                                                                                                                   Treat yourself to a
   Thanks to the help of The Homeless
Cat Project, more 10,000 cats have been
captured, neutered and released or
                                                                                                                                                   sweetheart of a deal
adopted since the program began many
years ago. This organization receives no
funding and donations have been slim,
leaving the volunteers no other choice
but to reach deep into their own pockets
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Ambassador award winner looks                                                                                                                                           Douglas J.
                                                                                                                                                                       Gladstone to
toward St. Pat’s Parade                                                                                                                                                visit Odyssey
       Turley Publications Correspondent
                                              much looking forward to
                                              that,” she said.
                                                                                                                    are “tough” in Ireland, espe-
                                                                                                                    cially since the worldwide                          Bookshop
                                                 The diversity of past                                              financial collapse and the ten-
   HOLYOKE – On parade day, Loretta           recipients, she said, have                                            uous peace in Northern                               SOUTH HADLEY - Douglas J.
Brennan Glucksman, the chairwoman of          done “amazing” things in                                              Ireland. “I grew up being                        Gladstone, the author of ‘A Bitter
the American-Ireland Fund, will receive       a variety of fields and                                               imbued with my Irishness,”                       Cup of Coffee; How MLB & The
the 2011 Ambassador Award, a joint            served a broad base of                                                said Glucksman, whose ances-                     Players Association Threw 874
recognition between the Republic of           constituents. She com-                                                tors settled in Pennsylvania                     Retirees A Curve,’ will read excerpts
Ireland and the Holyoke St. Patrick’s         mended the selection                                                  coal country. “It was just in                    from his book at The Odyssey
Parade Committee.                             committee in choosing                                                 the air in my home.”                             Bookshop on Tuesday, Feb. 15,
   Last week, she expressed her thanks        the prior award recipi-                                                  She said the crisis in both                   beginning at 7 p.m.
and gratitude on being named this year’s      ents, many of whom are                                                countries provides “opportu-                         Gladstone will also take ques-
recipient. She joins the ranks of Pulitzer    her friends and col-                                                  nities” for the American-                        tions from the audience and sign
Prize Winner Frank McCourt, Tommy             leagues. “I was struck                                                Ireland Fund. The organiza-                      copies of the book for all those indi-
Makem, Congressman Richard Neal and           and pleased that I had                TURLEY PUBLICATIONS FILE PHOTO tion recently launched a                          viduals who purchase it that
Patricia Harty, who recommended               contact with so many of Loretta Brennan Glucksman, $100 million capital cam-                                           evening.
Glucksman for the award.                      them,” said Glucksman. the chairwoman of the paign. The campaign, “Prom-                                                    With a foreword written by the
                                                 She recently com- American-Ireland Fund and ising Ireland,” addresses the                                           Emmy Award-winning broadcast

                                              pared notes with author the 2011 Ambassador Award “dire” economic crisis in that                                       journalist, Dave Marash, A Bitter
           It’s just one of those fun         Mary Higgins Clark, winner.                                          country, said Glucksman.                          Cup of Coffee tells the true story of
 days that you never expected to              who will be grand mar-                                               “We do make a promise to                          a group of former big-league
                                              shal of New York City St. Patrick’s Day Ireland and Ireland has made many                                              ballplayers denied pensions as a
 have in your life. When it is pre-                                                                                                                                  result of the failure of both the
                                              Parade. She said Clark, 83, who has a promises to us. We need right now to
 sented to you, you have to go out            bad ankle, told organizers she could not step up and help the Irish people in very                                     league and the union to retroac-
 after it with both hands and have as         walk the route. The New York commit- severe need and in very basic ways.”                                              tively amend the vesting require-

 much fun you possibly can.                   tee will take Clark along the route in a                Besides economic aid, she said the                             ment change that granted instant
                                              horse and buggy.                                  Irish people need to “shake off the air of                           pension eligibility to ballplayers in
           Loretta Brennan Glucksman             “I will be very happy to go along with despondency,” as the psychological effects                                   1980.
                                              whatever the parade organizers ask me to from the crisis have worn down the coun-                                          Prior to that year, ballplayers had
   “It’s a huge mix of surprise, humility     do,” said Glucksman. “It’s just one of try. She added that the Irish have begun                                        to have four years service credit to
and absolute delight,” said Glucksman.        those fun days that you never expected to think more positively and are starting                                       earn an annuity and medical bene-
“Looking at the list predecessors is really   to have in your life. When it is present- to find solutions out of the crisis.                                         fits. Since 1980, however, all you
daunting and quite humbling.”                 ed to you, you have to go out after it                  “The people in Ireland, over the cen-                          have needed is one day of service
   Glucksman said Harty, a close friend,      with both hands and have as much fun turies, have gotten themselves out of far                                         credit to qualify for health insurance
told her she must experience the “spirit”     you possibly can.”                                worst situations than this, even though                              and 43 days of service credit for a
of the people along the 2.6 mile parade          Because of her work on Irish social this is very dire economically,” she said.                                      pension.
route and enjoy the good times she will       and political causes, she is reminded There has been a recent call for elec-                                                The Odyssey Bookshop is locat-
have during parade weekend. “I’m very         daily of her Irish roots. She said things tions in Ireland, which, said Glucksman,                                     ed in The Village Commons, at 9
                                                                                                will galvanize the “intrinsic” qualities of                          College St., in South Hadley. For
                                                                                                the Irish people to pull themselves                                  more information about the author's
                                                                                                together and “make things good again.”                               event, please contact Sophia Awad
                                                                                                      For now, Glucksman looks forward to                            Rice at the bookstore at (413) 534-
                                                                                                parade day on March 20, when the “spir-                              7307.
                                                                                                it” of Holyoke will prevail.

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MHC student designs, implements
educational workshop for Holyoke students
Supported by MHC’s                                    UMass Amherst and Holyoke
                                                      Community College to advance college
                                                                                                           alum of Holyoke schools, she feels a pow-
                                                                                                           erful connection to Holyoke students.
                                                                                                                                                                      participate in doing. These include
                                                                                                                                                                      learning about themselves and their
Community-Based                                       awareness and educational achievement
                                                      among Holyoke youth.
                                                                                                              Reale and Tirado have a lot of knowl-
                                                                                                           edge about local colleges that they can
                                                                                                                                                                      interests/strengths as they relate to
                                                                                                                                                                      future careers, undertaking identity
Learning program                                          Local college students sponsored by              share with the students. They have both                    exploration activities, and learning
                                                      the Commonwealth Corps grant have                    attended Holyoke Community College                         about many different colleges and the
   SOUTH HADLEY - During sixteen                      been serving as tutors and mentors to                for two years and are in the process of                    career options that they can offer.
weeks this winter, students at Kelly                  classes of middle-school students in                 transferring to four year colleges. In                         In addition, they have scheduled two
Middle School in Holyoke will have the                Holyoke since 2008. The main goal of                 January, Reale began attending Smith                       guest speakers – an Air Force pilot and a
option to participate in a series of work-            the workshops at Kelly are to promote                College and Tirado began attending                         professor from Holyoke Community
shops called “Expanding Your Future                   college and career awareness among                   Mount Holyoke College.                                     College.
through College/Career Awareness.”                    middle school students. Currently, it is                “We wanted to address the myths                             At the end of the program, students
   The series is being offered to students            known that not a large number of stu-                about college,” said Reale. She and                        will participate in a mock graduation cer-
who participate in Connections After-                 dents pursue a post secondary education              Tirado want students to know that col-                     emony that is complete with caps, and
School Programs, which is supported                   after high school in Holyoke. Tirado and             lege is a possibility and that they have a                 cake. On that day, instructors will give
through a DESE 21st Century Learning                  Reale believe that starting higher level             lot of options for their futures. Their                    brochures in Spanish and English to the
Center Grant and other funding sources.               education awareness at a young age will              program begins with a survey listing                       student’s families about higher level edu-
   The workshops are being designed and               increase that number.                                myths about college and higher educa-                      cation. They are hoping that parents and
implemented by Ruth Tirado and Hillary                    Both women have incredible back                  tion. By the end of the program, stu-                      other family members of the Kelly Middle
Reale, students at Holyoke Community                  stories. After eighteen years as a stay at           dents will be given the same survey.                       School students will help keep the inter-
College who are being sponsored through               home mom, Reale went back to school                     Tirado's and Reale’s hopes are that                     est alive. The brochure will include
a Commonwealth Corps grant. Initiated                 to pursue a college education. She is the            students will be able to discredit the                     information about higher level education,
by Governor Deval Patrick in 2008, the                first of her family to do so and is current-         myths and become empowered to pursue                       trade school, and other options that stu-
Commonwealth Corps has provided grant                 ly raising two teenage children.                     many paths to success that they previ-                     dents may have after high school.
funding to Mount Holyoke College's                        Tirado comes from a low-income fam-              ously had not considered possible. The                         “Some of these kids have a lot on
Community-Based Learning program to                   ily and continues to struggle to pay for             instructors have prepared a variety of                     their plate,” said Reale. They are hop-
support 16 students from Mount Holyoke,               her education. As a woman of color and               engaging activities for their students to                  ing their program will provide a place for
                                                                                                                                                                      students to discuss their hopes and
                                                                                                                                                                      dreams, as well as think deeply about
       Chicopee Comp donates to Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen and Pantry                                                                                                    their future career and college options.
                                                                                                                                                                          Tirado and Reale are excited about
                                                                                                                                                                      being able to offer these workshops
                                                                                                                                                                      through Connections After-School
                                                                                                                                                                      Programs. They believe that after-
                                                                                                                                                                      school programs are truly helping the
                                                                                                                                                                      youth of Holyoke. They are among the
                                                                                                                                                                      several instructors at the Connections
                                                                                                                                                                      Program that are striving to make a dif-
                                                                                                                                                                      ference in the lives of youths and the
                                                                                                                                                                      Holyoke community overall.
                                                                                                                                                                          For more information about this field
                                                                                                                                                                      trip, please contact:
                                                                                                                                                                          • Jorge L. Castellano, Director
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                                        his winter has been brutal. We saw
missions deemed to be                   record snowfall in January, and with                 remain heated, that they have access to their                            line from freezing.
libelous, or contain unsub-                                                                  prescription medications, that they have food                               And please keep pets indoors! While long-
                                        this week's forecast of snow and ice,
stantiated allegations, per-
                                February isn't looking much better. For even                 in the house. If the strong and healthy among                            haired breeds do better in cold weather,
sonal attacks, or defama-
tion of character and offen-    the strongest and healthiest among us, keep-                 us are having a difficult time running errands                           short-haired and small breeds and any pet
sive      language.      All    ing up with shoveling our driveways and                      and traversing these snow-slick streets, it's no                         whose health is compromised are at risk out-
unknown or alleged facts in     walkways is a daunting task. If you are strong               stretch of the imagination to think that your                            doors. Remember that your pets have
quotations offered by the       and healthy, take a moment to count those                    neighbor who is less healthy, less strong, is                            become accustomed to warmth. Keeping
author need to cite credi-      blessings.                                                   struggling.                                                              them outside for extended periods of time is
ble, unbiased sources.              Now take another moment to imagine                          And make sure that you and your loved                                 as hard on them as it is on you. When they
    Send letters to: Town       that you are elderly, injured or physically                  ones are prepared for weather emergencies.                               need to go outside, stay out there with them.
Reminder, Letters to the        impaired. Suddenly the task of snow removal                  Dangerously low evening temperatures and                                 If you begin to feel discomfort, your pet is
Editor, 138 College Street                                                                   accumulating snow and ice set the stage for                              beginning to feel it, too. When you bring
                                isn't simply annoying, inconvenient or even
– Suite B, South Hadley,
                                difficult - it's impossible.                                 power outages. Make sure you clear your rain                             your pet back indoors, remember to wipe
MA 01075 OR email to              Do you have a neighbor who, through no                   gutters to prevent ice buildup, and remove                               their paws to remove salt and chemical ice
m. Deadline for submis-         fault of his or her own, can't keep up with the              the snow from the roof to prevent costly                                 melt products, which can cause damage to
sions is Tuesday at noon        snow? Be a neighbor and help out. Clear the                  damage.                                                                  their paws and to their overall health if
the week prior to intend-       snow from their walkways and driveways, so                      Prepare an emergency kit that includes                                ingested.
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                                vents are free of snow to prevent dangerous                  water. Keep extra blankets and extra warm                                keep you, your neighbors and your pets safe as
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     VICE PRESIDENT                                      BY JOHN J. ZWISLER , South Hadley Historical Society • • G u e s t C o l u m n i s t

                                                         A Civil War letter                                                                                           me the box from Mother and Mr. Hatch. He
                                                                                                                                                                      reports you are looking well and I therefore
                                                                                                                                                                      infer your rheumatism has departed. How does
OF MANUFACTURING                    The Civil War started in April 1861 when the                                             Macon 22d March 1850                     the paper mill flourish? There are several mills
     JACK MEAD                  Confederate States waged a long and terrible                                                                                          going into operation in Georgia which will
                                battle against the Union. The war finally ended                 Dear Frank,                                                           help to supply the demand here. They make as
    EXECUTIVE EDITOR            in 1865. This letter, written 11 years earlier in               I enclose you check on New York for                                   yet only printing and mapping paper. There is
        TIM KANE                Macon, Georgia, on March 22, 1850,                           $115.00 in payment of the bill of paper sent                             a strong feeling in the South to be independ-
                                expresses some very strong comments about the                to S. Rose & Co. I gave the bill to them some                            ent of the North for all their Manufacturers. If
        EDITOR                  desire of the South to be completely independ-               time since which they have lost and the                                  they cannot make themselves they would of
                                ent of the North as a source of supply. The                  amount remitted is from memory. If it is not                             choice purchase from England rather than the
       KRISTIN WILL                                                                                                                                                   Yankees and a good many look to that result
                                writer speaks of the South’s deep feelings                   right please let me know and I will make it
                                against non-slave holding states, and their pref-            so. They were very much pleased with the                                 in case a separation which they not only think
     SPORTS EDITOR              erence for doing business with France or                     paper and say it is the best purchase in that                            probable but desire. They would in the event
        Dave Forbes             England, rather than the “Yankees.” Their                    article they ever made. I suppose if you wish I                          of a Southern government discriminate in
                                determination to go to the bitter end ended in               could sell more here. You never informed me                              their tariff against the North for the very pur-
    CORRESPONDENTS              tragedy. This 1850 letter was found in the                   how long credit Rose & Co. were to have on                               pose of shutting out their goods. They are con-
                                basement of the Carew Manufacturing office                   their paper though I asked the question once                             fident of making favorable arrangements with
      Daniel C. Boyle                                                                                                                                                 England and France with Northern exclusion
                                when Texon took over the mill and cleaned                    or twice so you must not scold me if the
                                things out in 1957.                                          money did not come soon enough.                                          as one of their conditions.
    OFFICE MANAGER                                                                                                                                                       You at the North are entirely mistaken if
                                                                                                Reynolds returned yesterday and brought
        Jamie Joslyn                                                                                                                                                  you flatter yourselves that all the present
                                                                                                                                                                      excitement is for mere show intended to fright-
                                                                     Commentary                                                                                       en and coerce you into their measures. The
                                                                                                                                                                      feeling of wrong and outrage on the part of the
                                                                                                                                                                      non slave holding states is universal and deep
        Beth Baker                                                                                                                                                    seated and the determination to resist to the
                                                                                                                                                                      bitter end much more common that I could
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        MANAGER                                                                                                                                                       some fair and honorable way for both parties.
       Dave Anderson                                                                                                                                                     I hope to see you in June or July if nothing
                                                                                                                                                                      happens to prevent it. Give my love to
ADVERTISING SALES                                                                                                                                                     Mabel, Mother and all friends.
    Guy Demers
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Yours truly
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                        Where is it?                                                                      OBITUARY
            ach week a photo of a distinctive object or a well-known landmark                                          t o w n r e m i n d e r @ t u r l e y. c o m • 4 1 3 - 5 3 6 - 5 3 3 3
            located somewhere in South Hadley will be featured on these pages.
            Think you know what (or where) it is? Readers are encouraged to
    s u b m i t t h e i r g u e s s e s t o " W h e r e I s I t " To w n R e m i n d e r, 1 3 8                              Lawrence J. Ciszewski
    C o l l e g e S t . , S o u t h H a d l e y, M A 01075 or via email at townre-                                                             1933-2011
       In order to qualify for the weekly contest, entries must be received by                           HOLYOKE - Larry                                                   years, these three pio-
    noon on the Wednesday after publication. If more than one correct                                 Chesky, born Lawrence J.                                             neer Polka recording
    answer is received, the names of all those who submitted an answer                                Ciszewski, 77, died sudden-                                          companies        worked
    will be listed in the paper.                                                                      ly on Jan. 25, 2011 at                                               together for the promo-
        For more information, contact the Town Reminder at 413-536-5333.                              Mass. General Hospital in                                            tion and benefit of the
                                                                                                      Boston. Born in Holyoke,                                             Polka industry. In 1974,
                                                                                                      Nov. 27, 1933 to Joseph                                              Larry formed Modern
   So, where was it?                                                                                  and Wanda (Skiepowicz)                                               Mail International. The
                                                                                                      Ciszewski, he was a lifelong                                         company’s purpose was
      Last weeks "Where Is It?” photo was taken of a lawn                                             resident. Thanks to his                                              to promote Polish her-
   globe at a residence located on Richview Ave. It was cor-                                          parents, Larry was intro-                                            itage through the distri-
   rectly identified by Paris A. Morley, Sue Wilson and Don                                           duced to music at the age                                            bution of “Proud To Be
   Baranowski. Congratulations to our winners!                                                        of six when he was given                                             Polish” products.
                                                                                                      his first accordion. With the help of his               Over the years, Larry performed on
                                                                                                      father, Joe, Larry’s first band, The                 many TV and radio programs.
                                                                                                      Polka Dots, was formed when he was                   Although Larry had a very busy career,
                                                                                                      twelve years old. After its first                    he had time for a very rewarding person-
Benefit concert held at MHC for Neighbors                                                             regional radio broadcast, the popular-
                                                                                                      ity of the group soared. Larry
                                                                                                                                                           al life. He will be missed by his four
                                                                                                                                                           daughters, Laura Talbot of Holyoke,
Helping Neighbors Food Pantry                                                                         changed the group’s name to Larry’s                  Linda Chesky Fernandes of South
                                                                                                      Polka Dots.                                          Hadley, Victoria Cahill of Ashland and
   SOUTH HADLEY – A benefit con-                   form "Music a Dué," a benefit con-                    At the age of fifteen, with the help of           Vallerie Brennan of Holyoke, along with
cert will be held at Pratt Music Hall,             cert for the South Hadley Food                     his mentor and promoter, Joe Tauss of                his seven precious grandchildren,
McCulloch Auditorium, Mount                        P a n t r y. A u d i e n c e m e m b e r s m a y   New York, Larry signed with the Musico               Benjamin Ferro, Chelsea and Kassandra
Holyoke College, on Sunday, Feb. 20                donate canned goods or money for                   Record Company. It was then that                     Fernandes, Jack and Elizabeth Cahill,
from 4 to 5:30 p.m.                                the pantry. This concert will con-                 Larry achieved his now-famous “Big                   and Siobhan and Samantha Brennan.
   Music professor and violinist Linda             clude the music department's Winter                Band Sound.” A ten-piece orchestra                   Larry was lovingly referred to as
Laderach and associate music professor             Festival of Music and is free and                  was formed and named “Larry Chesky                   Dziadziu, Pappa Larry, and also Lar the
and pianist Larry Schipull will per-               open to the public.                                and His Orchestra.” One of the group’s               Bear.
                                                                                                      first recordings was the “Our Gang                      The “Big Band Sound” has long
                                                                                                      Oberek” which became a hit. Although                 thrived in the city of Holyoke,

SNOW DAYS                                   • Continued from Page 1
                                                                                                      a musical success, Larry returned to
                                                                                                      Massachusetts to graduate from
                                                                                                      Holyoke High School and attend the
                                                                                                                                                           Massachusetts, in the person of Larry
                                                                                                                                                           Chesky. Larry spent many many years
                                                                                                                                                           playing music at Mountain Park
had never used more than four.                  already made plans for vacation, just as              Hart School of Music. Back on the                    Amusement Park in Holyoke and was
   By law, South Hadley schools must there are probably some families who                             road again, Larry Chesky and His                     considered a fixture at the park. Chesky
conduct 180 days of school. The high have made plans for going away the last                          Orchestra covered the eastern Polka                  is among the true polka stars who was
school needs to also conduct 900 hours of week of June,” said Sayer. Numerous stu-                    circuit from New York to Chicago.                    inducted into the Polka Hall of Fame in
school. Fortunately, half days and school dents also begin summer jobs toward the                     Because of the versatility and populari-             Chicago in 1985. He was also very
days which were given 2-hour delays do end of that month.                                             ty of the band, it was invited to perform            proud of his connection to the Shriner’s.
count toward the necessary 180 days of             “We are required by law to run 180                 at the Eastern States Exposition and                    A service to celebrate his life was
school.                                         days of school and one way or another                 the Cobleskill New York Fair. This                   held Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. at the
   Five possible snow days are built into we’re going to have to find 180 days,”                      allowed Larry to work with headliners                Beers & Story South Hadley Funeral
the school calendar each year. With five said Sayer.                                                  such as Barbara Mandrell, Bobby                      Home, 646 Newton St., (Rte. 116). For
snow days, the last day of school for              Secondly, the education the stu-                   Vinton, James Darin and many of the                  those wishing, the family requests that
South Hadley students was June 22. dents are receiving is being negatively                            Lawrence Welk stars.                                 donations be made in his memory to the
Now, it is Wednesday, June 23.                  impacted. “It’s so ragged,” said Sayer.                  During the 50s, Larry formed the Rex              Cardiac ICU at Baystate Medical
   Sayer is allowed to hold school until “They’re in one day and out the next.”                       Record Company. He had a close work-                 Center or Cardiac ICU at Mass. General
July 1 if necessary.                               Ninth and tenth grade students were                ing relationship with Gene Wisniewski,               Hospital.
   “Once we get past seven [snow days], we set to take MCAS exams earlier this                        who formed Dala Records and Al Soyka,                   For the online guest book, please visit
get into the last week of June,” said Sayer.    week, however they had to be pushed                   who formed Glo Records. Over many          
   However, what students have going in back, tightening the time teachers have
their favor is that school began early to administer and send back the test by
this year, at the end of August. “We’re next Tuesday.
probably going to be able to use a cou-            “It’s been pretty hard probably on the
                                                                                                                                                                                       ST. JUDE’S
ple of more days in June and possibly as teachers and the kids in terms of the
many as three of four,” said Sayer.             learning that’s going on,” said Sayer.                                                                                                  NOVENA
   If that eighth snow day comes, school

hold school that last week
                                                   If an eighth snow day - or more - is called,
officials will have to decide whether to the most likely option seems to be holding
                                                                  school during the last week
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                 ONGOING                                        Museum. Brilliantly-painted Nasca pots,
                                                                rich Chimu blackware, and animated
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                                                                                                                         all ages. The day is free and sure to be fun.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Voices from Inside/Out. Poetry readings
                                                                                                                                                                                             and performances from women who
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February 28. Event takes place June 25                          exhibition.                                              Theresa's Parish Hall, 9 East Parkview                              ited. Call All Saints’ Church, 532-8917.
from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., $40/space. For con-                                                                                  Drive. Doors open at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
tract information on participating please                                   FRIDAY, FEB. 4                                                                                                                   WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9
email                                                                                          FIRE DEPTS. CHARITY HOCK-
                                                                   ST. THERESA'S ANNUAL TAG                              EY GAME. South Hadley Fire Dept.                                       MEET LOCAL AUTHOR –
   CHILDREN’S PLAY GROUP –                                      SALE – SOUTH HADLEY. St.                                 VS Holyoke Fire Dept. in a charity                                  BOOK LAUNCH – SOUTH
SOUTH HADLEY - A children’s play                                Theresa's Parish Hall, 9 East Parkview                   hockey game to be held Saturday, Feb. 5                             HADLEY. Odyssey Bookshop is excited
group has been organized in St. Patrick’s                       Drive. Doors open at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.                 at 8 p.m. at Holyoke’s Fitzpatrick Arena.                           to announce the book launch celebra-
Social Center on Main and School                                                                                         Donations will be taken for “Sailing for                            tion for Ellen Meeropol’s debut novel,
Streets in South Hadley. Ages zero to five                         BEGINNING EMAIL AND                                   Success” melanoma awareness.                                        House Arrest! Ellen has been a long-
are welcome to come and play while their                        INTERNET – SOUTH HADLEY.                                                                                                     time Odyssey Bookshop staff member; at
caregivers enjoy conversation. The group                        Friday, Feb. 4th at 2 p.m., and                             VALENTINE CHOCOLATE &                                            one time the Events Coordinator and
meets on Thursdays from 9:30-11 a.m.                            Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. South                       JEWELRY        FAIR. The First                                      now as the Open Fiction Book Club
                                                                Hadley Public Library, 27 Bardwell St.                   Congregational Church, 7 Somers Road,                               facilitator. Fellow author, Lesléa
    SOUTH HADLEY LIONS IRISH                                    Desi Smelcer will be teaching Basic                      East Longmeadow, Saturday, Feb. 5, 10                               Newman, will introduce Ellen. Wine
NIGHT. Saturday March 12 at Knights                             Computer Mouse Skills, What and How                      a.m.-2 p.m. Raffle of items donated by                              and Cheese will be served. Odyssey
of Columbus, 1599 Memorial Drive                                to Get On The Internet, and How To                       crafters.                                                           Bookshop, Village Commons, 7 p.m.
Chicopee. Social hour at 6 p.m. followed                        Sign Up For Free Email. The class is
by corned beef dinner, dancing and raf-                         limited to 4 people for the sessions.                        EVENT: WINTER ICE FESTI-                                           FREE IRISH FILM SERIES. “Five
fles. Tickets are $35/person. For tickets                       Please call or go to the library to sign up,             VAL. Holyoke Canal Walk and Heritage                                Minutes of Heaven” with Liam Neeson,
or more information call Bill Schenker                          538-5045.                                                State Park. 1st Level Can al between                                James Nesbitt. Elms College Alumnae
at 536-4646, Dave Daly at 534-0889 or                                                                                    Appleton and Dwight St., Saturday, Feb.                             Library, 7 p.m. Free and open to the
                                                                                                                         5 from 2-7 p.m. Celebrate winter in
Jackie Reardon 536-7732. No tickets                                       SATURDAY, FEB. 5                               Holyoke. Ice sculpting demonstrations,
                                                                                                                                                                                             public – donations welcome. 265-2537.
will be sold at the door.
                                                                                                                         fire juggling, ice skating, visit from Rive
                                                                   WINTER CARNIVAL - SOUTH
                                                                                                                         the River Otter, lights, art, food, fun.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             THURSDAY, FEB. 10
   ART OF THE ANCIENT AMER-                                     HADLEY. South Hadley’s Second
ICAS – SOUTH HADLEY. February 8 -                               Annual Community Winter Carnival                                                                                                PRESCHOOL FAIR - SOUTH
June 12, Mount Holyoke College Art                              will take place Saturday, Feb. 5 at the                                     SUNDAY, FEB. 6                                   HADLEY. South Hadley Family Center
                                                                                                                                                                                             is hosting their annual Preschool Fair
                                                                                                                            WINTER FESTIVAL OF MUSIC                                         from 6:30-8 p.m. at All Saints’ Church,
                                                                                                                         – SOUTH HADLEY. McCulloch                                           Kidder Hall, 7 Woodbridge Street. Meet
                                                                                                                         Auditorium, Pratt Hall, Mount Holyoke
                                      Calendar policy                                                                    College, 4 p.m. Free and open to the
                                                                                                                         public. “From the Danube…to the
                                                                                                                                                                                             representatives from local area
                                                                                                                                                                                             preschools and childcare providers that
                                                                                                                                                                                             offer preschool programs. SNOW
     Our calendar section is intended to promote "free" events or ones that direct-                                      Yellow River”. Pianist Pi-Hsun Shih                                 DATE: Thursday, March 3.
 ly affect a volunteer-driven organization that benefits the community. Paid                                             joined by violinist Katalin Vismeg as the
 events that are not deemed fund-raisers or benefits do not qualify. Non-charita-                                        Kelet Duo perform a concert of music                                   MEET LOCAL ARTIST – SOUTH
 ble events that charge the public for profit is not allowed as we consider that                                         from Eastern Europ and Far east, featur-                            HADLEY. Odyssey Bookshop, Village
 paid advertising. The deadline to submit calendar items in the mail, by fax, or                                         ing music by Bartok, Smetana, Shi-Hui                               Commons, 7 p.m. Local artist and
 emailed in Word document format is Tuesday at noon or sooner. We usually                                                Chen, Ma Sicong and Chen-yi.                                        writer, Mira Bartók, will discuss and sign
 print one week in advance of an event, and the listings should be brief, with                                                                                                               her gripping memoir, The Memory
 only time, date, location, brief activity explanation, and contact info. All future                                        BREAKFAST BUFFET – SOUTH                                         Palace.
 listings appear weekly online. Send all events to or 138                                               HADLEY. South Hadley Knights of
                                                                                                                         Columbus will host a breakfast buffet at
 College St. – Suite B, South Hadley, MA 01075.
                                                                                                                         St. Patrick’s Social center, Sunday, Feb.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              FRIDAY, FEB. 11
                                                                                                                         6 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                VALENTINE'S                 DANCE.
                                                                                                                         includes home fries, bacon, sausage, pan-
                                                                                                                                                                                             Chicopee Elks Lodge #1849, 431 Granby
                                                                                                                         cakes, scrambled eggs, fresh muffins,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Rd., Chicopee, Friday, Feb. 11, 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                         juice, coffee or tea. Adults $5, children
                                                                                                                                                                                             $15.00 in ADVANCE and $20 at the door.
                                                        —NOW OPEN (THURS.-SAT.)—                                         6-12 A$3, children 5 and under free.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Tickets can be purchased at the lodge
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                                               • live music Thurs., Fri., & Sat. evenings                                                                                                       WINTER WONDERLAND –
     possible.                                    • great atmosphere • awesome appetizers                                   AUTHOR HEIDI DURROW –
                                                                                                                                                                                             SOUTH HADLEY. Ledges Golf Course,
    Let them know                                   come hang out - the game’s always on!                                SOUTH HADLEY. Heidi Durrow,
                                                                                                                                                                                             11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring your own equip-
                                                                                                                                                                                             ment and enjoy cross country skiing,
                                                                                                                         author of “The Girl Who Fell From the
     you saw their                                                 BOOK NOW FOR:                                         Sky”, will be at Odyssey Bookshop, 9
                                                                                                                                                                                             snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding.
       ad in the                                     Business Meetings • Showers • Parties                               College St., at 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Snowman building contest for all ages,
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      COLLEGE NEWS                                       Funds available for those
      Kyle Grumoli named to the Dean's List
     SOUTH HADLEY - Rev. Augustine Kelly,
  O.S.B., dean of the college, announced that Kyle
  Grumoli of South Hadley was named to the
                                                         seeking higher education
  Dean's List for the first semester at Saint Anselm        SOUTH HADLEY - The Community Foundation                                               ships support specific geographic areas, ethnicities
  College, Manchester, NH.                               of Western Massachusetts is now accepting applica-                                       and religious affiliations.
     Grumoli, a undeclared major, is a member of         tions to award more than $2 million in scholarships                                         Access to these scholarships and loans can be
  the class of 2014. To be eligible for this honor, a    and interest-free loans available to local students plan-                                achieved through completing one online application
  student must compile a grade point average of 3.0      ning to pursue education at the undergraduate and                                        available at
  or better.                                             graduate levels for the 2011-2012 academic year.                                         Applications and all supporting materials must be post-
                                                            More than 100 funds will provide awards consid-                                       marked by March 31, 2011.
             Local students named to                     ering academic merit and financial need.                                                    The Community Foundation of Western
           Springfield College dean's list               Scholarships range from $500 to $8,000, and stu-                                         Massachusetts is committed to supporting the charita-
      SOUTH HADLEY - Springfield College has             dents may apply for interest-free loans of up to                                         ble work in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin coun-
  named the following local residents to the dean's      $3,000. Many of the funds support students with                                          ties. For more information about the Community
  list for academic excellence for the fall 2010 term.   special interests in areas including academics, ath-                                     Foundation, please call (413) 732-2858 or visit
      Emily Brown, a first-year student whose major      letics and music, to name a few. Also, some scholar-                           
  field of study is communications sciences and dis-
      Kelsey Davey, a second-year student whose           MESMS presents ‘Dear Edwina, Jr’
  major field of study is criminal justice.                                                                                                                      South Hadley
      Jack Gilbert, a fourth-year student whose major        SOUTH HADLEY - Goodness knows, it is tough to
  field of study is physician assistant.                 be a teenager these days. What a kid really needs is a friendly                                      school lunch menu
      Erin Mackey, a fourth-year student whose major     ear and some practical advice. Well, according to the won-                                                            Feb. 7 - 11
  field of study is physician assistant.                 derful Off-Broadway musical “Dear Edwina, Jr,” in Paw Paw,
      Chelsea Magoon, a third-year student whose         Michigan, that advice comes from Edwina Spoonapple, an                                        Mon., Feb. 7: Chicken pattie sandwich, potato
  major field of study is physician assistant.           8th grade girl who, with her friends and family, delivers her                              wedges, carrot coins, chilled fruit.
      Scott May, a fourth-year student whose major       advice on her local public-access television in the form of                                   Tues., Feb. 8: Steamed hot dogs, coleslaw,
  field of study is biology.                             lively and colorful song and dance numbers .                                               French fries, diced pears. HIGH SCHOOL: Philly
      Kristin Pisano, a first-year student whose major       Covering topics that range from how to set a table to                                  steak & cheese grinders.
  field of study is physician assistant.                 making new friends, and from party etiquette to dealing                                       Weds., Feb. 9: Cheese quesadillas, rice pilaf,
      Lyndsey Pope, a first-year student whose major     with bullies, “Dear Edwina, Jr” uses a variety of musical                                  tossed salad, mixed fruit.
  field of study is physician assistant.                 forms from Reggae to Country Western to deliver its                                           Thurs., Feb. 10: Baked macaroni & cheese,
                                                         warm and supportive message. It may not be easy to be                                      peas, bread & butter, blueberries w/topping.
    Emily M. Hazen on WNEC President’s list              a teenager but with friends like Edwina life’s challenges                                     Fri., Feb. 11: Assorted sandwiches, beef veg-
     SOUTH HADLEY – Emily M. Hazen, of South             can seem more bearable.                                                                    etable soup, chilled fruit, Otis Spunkmeyer
  Hadley, has been named to the President's List at          This family musical is being produced by the drama                                     Cookies. HIGH SCHOOL: Managers Choice.
  Western New England College for the fall semes-        club of the Michael E. Smith Middle School Thursday
  ter of 2010. She is a sophomore majoring in            through Sunday Feb. 3, 4, 5 at 7 p.m. and on Feb. 6 at 2                                      Your child may be eligible for Free or Reduced
  accounting.                                            p.m. at the South Hadley High School Auditorium. It                                        Price School Meals.
                                                         is appropriate for all ages.                                                                  Lunch Prices are $2.25 High, $2 Middle &
   Residents named to American International                 Tickets are available at the door and can be reserved                                  Mosier, and $1.75 Plains per day. Lunch meals
                                                         using the form at the MESMS website:                                                       include milk & assorted whole fruit. Individual
          College Fall 2010 Dean's List                                                                                                             milk is 40 cents. Large salads, yogurt, and assorted
     SOUTH HADLEY - American International      See you there!
                                                                                                                                                    sandwiches are available daily as a Type "A" Meal
  College in Springfield has named 507 students to                                                                                                  Alternative. The menu is subject to change.
  the Fall 2010 Dean's List. The following South
  Hadley residents were among the AIC students
  recognized for academic achievement:                   South Hadley High School Honor Roll
     Kymberli Johnson, a sophomore, is a Nursing
  Major (BSN).                                              Editor’s note: This is a three-part series highlighting
     Lauren Malanowski, a sophomore, is a Nursing        those South Hadley High School students who achieved
  Major (BSN).                                           honor roll recognition during the second quarter of the
     Alexandra Marra, a sophomore, is a Nursing          school year. This is the first in that series.
  Major (BSN).                                                              Highest Honors
     Ryan Medeiros, a senior, is a Social Science            Kaitlin Berry, Jack Bonatakis, Madeline Brandts,
  Major (BA).                                            Nicole Casolari, McKenzie Cooke, William Coville,
             Elyse Desmarais named to
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  Hadley was named to the Fall 2010 Dean's List at       Garett Larivee, Jennifer Mitchell, Lisa Nguyen,
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                                                                              Reminder                                                                                         February 4, 2011

 Local activities planned for February vacation
   SOUTH HADLEY - With students'             lously fun concert experience.              On this day, participants will get to cre-           enjoy the toys in the play area. The
February vacation planned for the fourth                                                 ate their own secret diary and Victorian             library is located at 47 College St.,
week of the month, parents will want to       Vacation week brings Victorian             bookmark. Appropriate for ages 6 and                 South Hadley.
keep everyone busy. Below are a few             Crafts program to museum                 older. Admission fee. $5.
local activities everyone can enjoy.            HOLYOKE – Wistariahurst Museum,                                                                 Old Sturbridge Village offers old
                                             238 Cabot St., is offering Victorian                    Coming up….                                    fashioned winter events
     Interactive program for                 Craft Week during February vacation.           Saturday, March 12, 1-3 p.m.
  children with Roger Tincknell              Reservations are required for all pro-      Allegro: An Introduction to Music.                                Upcoming events at
          held at library                    grams, 322-5660.                            Spend the day as Belle Skinner would in                          Old Sturbridge Village
   SOUTH HADLEY - The South                     Monday, Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m. Tea &          her Music Room. Participants ages 8-18                  Presidents Day Weekend Feb. 19-
Hadley Public Library Youth Services         Etiquette. Step back in time and sip tea    will explore the exciting musical world              21: Old Sturbridge Village embraces the
Department is pleased to announce a          in a Victorian mansion. Visit               with the chance to hear several different            joys of an old fashioned winter with ice
fun-filled family concert with perennial     Wistariahurst to explore the basics of      types of instruments and make one as                 skating, sledding on vintage 1830s sleds,
favorite Roger Tincknell during February     etiquette. Activities include making        well. A wide range of music and rhythms              and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Indoor
school vacation week. This interactive       introductions, learning tea party table     will be sampled, and imagination stirred!            hands-on crafts, activities, and enter-
program for children of all ages will be     manners, being a good guest, than you       $9 per person, reservations required.                tainment for children are also provided
held on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.           notes and more. Appropriate for ages 8         Monday, April 18, 12 p.m.                         daily during School Vacation Week.
   Roger will perform on a wide variety      and older. Admission fee is $10.            Genealogy :Workshop for Kids. Kids and                  Maple Days & Maple Sugaring
of folk instruments including guitar,           Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m.        young adults can learn about their her-              weekends in March: Historians at Old
banjo, mandolin, balalaika, drums and        Victorian Fans. Create and learn the        itage by finding ways to trace their fami-           Sturbridge Village demonstrate early
harmonica. Children are often invited        language of Victorian fans, which ere a     ly history. Find out what characteristics            New England maple sugar-making at
to play African, Latin and Native            necessary part of every woman’s attire.     make up your identity, play fun new                  the village’s own working “Sugar
American percussion instruments. This        They were both used to cool their owner     games, and take part in activities that              Camp,” and visitors can experience
highly participatory and original chil-      and to send secret messages. Participants   relate to what their ancestors experi-               the entire sugar-making process, from
dren’s program is designed to stimulate      will decorate a fan with pictures, lace     enced. 5 per person. Reservations                    tapping the trees to “sugaring off.”
the imagination and inspire singing,         and many other accessories to generate a    required, 322-5660.                                  Also, “Indian Doctress” Molly Geet
clapping, moving and dancing.                fan worthy of any young lady.                                                                    presents programs on Algonkian
Children will imitate animals, take          Appropriate for ages 6 and older.               Vacation week at Gaylord                         “Maple Sugar Moon Stories” and
imaginary journeys, create song lyrics       Admission fee $5.                                        Library                                 other Native American programs.
and learn Spanish and other languages           Wednesday, Feb. 23, 10:30-11:30             SOUTH HADLEY – February vaca-                     New England farm families in the
through call and response singing.           a.m. Victorian Hatboxes. Besides her        tion week will bring programs for kids,              1830s tapped around 100 trees to make
Quiet songs are interspersed with high       fan, a Victorian woman would not have       ages 5 and up, to the Gaylord Memorial               400 pounds of sugar each season. For
energy movement songs, short stories         gone anywhere without her hat. These        Library.                                             details: 800-733-1830; HYPERLINK
and humor to hold the attention of even      headpieces ranged from the very elabo-         Saturday, Feb. 19, 12:30 p.m. Guest               ""
the youngest children.                       rate, covered with everything from rib-     storyteller Gail Herman will be at the
    Many of the songs in this program        bons and flowers, to small animals. Most    library REGISTRATION REQUIRED,                                 Merry-Go-Round fun
can be found on Roger’s CDs. His             women had multiple hats and would           space is limited. Call the library to sign              HOLYOKE - Celebrate the start of
recordings have been very favorably          have used hatboxes to protect them.         up, 538-5047.                                        NASCAR season by wearing your
reviewed by School Library Journal and       Participants will have a chance to deco-       Thursday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m. “Come to                favorite drivers number and receive a 1/2
he has received two Parents’ Choice          rate their own mini Victorian hatboxes.     the Fairies Ball”, story by Jane Yolen.              price ride. Color your very own
Awards.                                      Appropriate for ages 6 and older.           Create your own fairy poster. REGIS-                 NASCAR picture
   The concert is open to all and there      Admission fee $5.                           TRATION REQUIRED, space is limit-                       The Merry-Go-Round will be open
is no need to pre-register. The library is      Thursday, Feb. 24, 10:30-11:30           ed, 538-5047.                                        for February School Vacation Monday,
located at 27 Bardwell Street. For more      a.m. Victorian Diaries and Bookmarks.          Friday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m.                       Feb 21-25 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
information about the concert please         Diaries and journals are one of the many    “Dinosaur Discovery” Enjoy a reptilian                  Please call (413) 538-9838 or visit our
call Meg Clancy, Youth Services              ways that historians have learned so        story and create a dinosaur mobile – No              web        site:           HYPERLINK
Librarian at 538-5045. The kids will be      much about the Victorian era.               registration required.                               ""
looking for things to do during school       Bookmarks were originally made from            Parents must stay in the library and     for further
vacation week so don’t miss this fabu-       silk and were intricately embroidered.      are invited to bring younger siblings to             information.

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      to oranges                                                                         Old fashion sleigh rally set for Feb. 20
                                                                                             GRANBY - Got cabin fever? Then
                                                                                         head out and bring the whole family on
                                                                                         Sunday, Feb. 20 to Dufresne Park in
                                                                                         Granby for an “Old Fashion Sleigh Rally.”
                                                                                                                                               er, the obedience of the horse, the
                                                                                                                                               appearance of both.
                                                                                                                                                  A parade of sleighs will begin at 11
                                                                                                                                               a.m. followed by the classes. Sleigh rides
                                                                                             The Granby Regional Horse Council,                for the public will also be available. Hot
                                                                                         Inc. of Granby will host this fun, family             chocolate, home made soup, and more
                                                                                         friendly, spectator event at Durfesne Park            will be available for purchase at the park.
                                                                                         located off Route 202 on, Kendall Street              So grab the kids and your cameras and
                                                                                         Side of the park, in Granby.                          come to this event. Admission is free but
                                                                                             The sleigh rally features horses and              there is a charge for parking. Some of the
                                                                                         ponies of all types pulling a variety of old          proceeds will used for the renovation and
                                                                                         fashion sleighs that compete in classes               up keep of the park. If there is no snow
                                                                                         such as the Currier Ives Class where the              or if it is icy on that day, the sleigh rally
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Dumais reaches 100 career wins on the mat
Reigning Western Mass                                 way.”
                                                          Dumais is a four-year wrestler and
and State champion set                                two-year captain. He joined the team his
                                                      freshman year and started to make waves
to defend his titles                                  as a sophomore. He was second in
                                                      Western Mass. that year and qualified
              BY DAVID GRANT                          for states.
     Turley Publications Sports Correspondent             Last year Dumais achieved tremen-
                                                      dous success, winning 37 matches while
    SOUTH HADLEY – South Hadley                       capturing two individual titles at
senior Alex Dumais didn’t even see his                Western Mass. and states.
name posted on the electric sign in front                 “I always see myself building up,” he
of the high school along route 116.                   said. “I started wrestling in eighth grade
    It read congratulations on achieving              and I came into freshmen year not
100 wins.                                             knowing whether I was going to do it.
    “I still haven’t seen it,” Dumais said.           It’s turned into my life basically. I love
”Everyone was telling me about it.”                   being in here working in the winter. The
    The 189-pound defending Western                   atmosphere here in the back gym is awe-
Mass. and state champion reached 100                  some.”
career wins last week in the Tigers’ dual                 McNeill said the rest of the team
meet at Pathfinder. Dumais wrestled up                looks up to Dumais.
to 215 and pinned Max Savoie in 51                        “The kids look up to him and you
seconds.                                              could just tell the other athletes really
    “I didn’t want him to get a forfeit for           respond to that,” he said. “They see how
his 100th win,” Tigers coach Kevin                    much he’s succeeded and they want to
McNeill said. “That’s what he wanted                  do the same so they are working hard to
to. It’s pretty exciting. He works hard in            get to that level. Alex is a strong kid for
practice every day. He is here every day.             his age. He’s got a great body type, broad
He’s a hell of a leader and he deserves               shoulders and I joke with him all the
it.”                                                  time, he has the biggest pair of man
    The Tigers won the dual meet, 39-33.              hands. They make my hands look tiny.
Dumais was honored in the Tigers’ home                But the thing with Alex is how hard he
finale against Gateway. He’s the second               works in practice. He pushes it every
wrestler in school history to reach the               day.”
milestone. Nate Recoulle reached 100                      Dumais said he credits his coach for
wins in 2007.                                         brining in different teams from all over
    “He was really good and everyone                  the state. The Tigers wrestled
always remembers his name because he                  Farmington (Conn.) last weekend, along
was amazing,” Dumais said. “It’s really               with East Longmeadow, Longmeadow
nice. The only thing I can think of is                and Westfield.
                                                                                                                                                                                  FILE PHOTO
Nate. Growing up in this sport and hear-                  “He’s helped a lot,” Dumais said. “He
ing his name over and over again, I just                                                            South Hadley senior Alex Dumais reached the 100-win milestone with a victory over
hope people remember me the same                              Please see DUMAIS, page 13            Pathfinder recently.

                 South Hadley boys indoor track shares league title
   Tabin, Calhoun, Horstman                            Cathedral,” Tigers coach Mike
                                                       Brouillette said. “Mahar beat us, but
                                                                                                    Heady had a long jump of 18-1, while
                                                                                                    Calhoun posted an impressive 20-6 3-
                                                                                                                                                  The girls team beat the Green
                                                                                                                                               Wave, the Panthers and the Golden
   all top seeds in PVIAC                              Cathedral beat them so it's a draw.”         4. Calhoun also recorded a 5-11 in the     Eagles and finished 8-2 overall and
                                                          Many Tigers had brilliant perform-        high jump while Eddie Mercer scored        third place in the league.
   Championships                                       ances and personal bests. A number of        points with a jump of 5-3.                    The Lady Tigers will head into the
                                                       athletes also qualified for this Friday’s       Heady finished second overall and       PVIAC on Friday featuring a balanced
                BY DAVID GRANT
                                                       PVIAC at Smith College in                    scored a personal best of 8.81 seconds     attack. Brianna Tabin is the leader of
       Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
                                                       Northampton. Wes Calhoun (long               in the 55-meter hurdles. Tom Spring        that group.
                                                       jump) and Jon Horstman (600 meters)          qualified with a 9.22 mark. Horstman          Tabin ran her best time of the sea-
      SOUTH HADLEY – The South
                                                       are top seeds and the Tigers 4x200           ran the mile and posted a 4:50 while       son in the 55-meter hurdles, posting a
   Hadley boys indoor track and field
                                                       relay team, along with Anthony Lucia,        Guenther recovered from a trip in the      league best 7.42. Hannah Spring
   team beat previously undefeated
                                                       Zak Guenther and Derek Heady, are            1000 meters and earned a seventh-          (7.98) and Hannah Kelleher (8.03)
   Cathedral, 60-35, last week. That win,
                                                       among the strongest competitors on           place finish to score important points     also qualified in the event. Tabin also
   coupled with wins over Greenfield and
                                                       the boys side.                               for the Tigers. Andrew Pettengill quali-   won the 300 meters with a league best
   Central, earned the Tigers a three-way
                                                          Junior Anthony Lucia threw a 40-7         fied with a time of 1:35.02. Horstman      43.29. Anna Sullivan and Emily
   share of the Valley League title with
                                                       1-2 in the shot put and is ranked ninth      also had the fourth fastest time in the
   Mahar and the Panthers.
                                                       in the event while Horstman qualified        300 meters and Pettengill had a per-                Please see INDOOR TRACK,
      “The boys finished 9-1 with a three-
                                                       for the field event with a toss of 37-1.     sonal best in the 1000, at 2:59.                                     page 13
   way tie for league title with Mahar and
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South Hadley boys                                                                                                                               LAF award winners
going dancing                                                                                                                                     LUDLOW - The Lusitano Alumni and Fans Association hosted its annual
                                                                                                                                               soccer banquet on Sunday night, Jan. 30 at the Gremio-Lusitano Club.
                                                                                                                                                  This year marked the 30th anniversary in which the top soccer players in
                                                                                                                                               the region receive recognition of their work on the field and in the class-
Tigers down New                                                                                                                                room.
                                                                                                                                                  Pictured below are some of the players who received awards.
Leadership to punch ticket
                 BY DAVID GRANT
      Turley Publications Sports Correspondent

   SOUTH HADLEY – They looked
loose, but still focused in the gym earlier
this week.                                                                                                                                                                                                       South Hadley’s
   The South Hadley boys basketball                                                                                                                                                                              Eddie Mercer
team was relishing its biggest win of the                                                                                                                                                                        (right) receives
season. The Tigers won at New                                                                                                                                                                                    his award board
Leadership last Friday night and in the                                                                                                                                                                          member Teri
process clinched a playoff berth in the                                                                                                                                                                          Myette (left).
upcoming Western Mass. Division 2
Tournament. The Tigers missed the
dance last year for the first time in 10
   “Coach told us before the game if we
win we get in,” South Hadley senior
and captain Joe Crespo said. “Now
that we are in, it gives us more confi-                                                                                                               TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS
                                                                                                                                                                 BY DAVID HENRY
dence and it makes us want to play
harder and better. We want to win
Western Mass.”                                                                                                                                Mike Hagelstein, of
   The Tigers outscored the Wildcats                                                                                                          Holyoke Catholic,
27-24 in the fourth quarter to win 73-71                                     TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY DAVID HENRY SWEETDOGPHOTOS.COM      (right) receives his
at Rebecca Johnson Middle School in                                                                                                           award from corre-
                                                                 South Hadley’s Sam Pouliot (24) dribbles the                                 sponding secretary
                                                                 ball up the floor.                                                           Dennis Fernandes
   South Hadley led 30-25 at the half,
but trailed 47-46 heading into the final                         beat Sabis in overtime and Agawam is                                         (left).
quarter.                                                         the only team without a loss in the bal-
   “It was really quiet,” Crespo recalled.                       anced league.
“There weren’t a lot of people at the                               “We can still accomplish that and
game. At halftime coach said every time                          anything can happen now,” Crespo said.
we do something good he wanted the                                  Crespo said although the team has
bench to get up and be real loud. That                           had ups an downs this year, they’ve
got us going.”                                                   stuck together as a unit and it’s led to
   Crespo put down 14 points while                               success.
center Brian Chieco made nine field
goals and scored a game-high 29 points.
The Wildcats had four players reach
                                                                    “A lot of the players on this team are
                                                                 coming off a Super Bowl win and we are
                                                                 really close,” he said. “We’ve brought
                                                                                                                                           Gaels settle for split
double digits, but the balanced attack of                        that to the basketball court and it helps
the Tigers was just enough to get the                            a lot.”
                                                                                                                                           Lady Gaels win one in pool                      scored 25 keeping them in the game in
                                                                                                                                                                                           the first half with 17. He had eight
win.                                                                He also said head coach Jeff Guiel                                                                                     fourth quarter points, including two 3s
   The Wildcats have dominated South                                                                                                                  BY NATE ROSENTHAL
                                                                 was so happy after the game he was rap-                                                                                   before fouling out with a 1:30 to play.
Hadley over the last few years.                                                                                                                 Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
                                                                 ping with the players and singing his                                                                                                   SWIMMING
   “I’ve played four years and never beat                        favorite songs.                                                                                                              The Holyoke Catholic girls split their
them,” Crespo said. “That was our main                              “He was excited and everyone had a                                         CHICOPEE – Holyoke Catholic boys            week. After losing 122-64 to Westfield,
goal was to get into the playoffs.”                              great feeling,” Crespo said. “When we                                     basketball split their week and are 7-6         they beat Amherst 99-84. The boys lost
   South Hadley is 4-8 overall and 4-0                           took the floor we believed we could win                                   overall. Having swept through their league      meets, 112-71, and then 108-72. Meriza
against Division 2 and 3 teams, giving                           that game, but actually winning it was                                    in the first round they look to be in a good    Werenski (100-yard butterfly) and Hailey
them the automatic qualifier. The Tigers                         big. I think coach knows that was a sig-                                  position to return to the tournament.           Cox (diving) were the only winners in the
are 1-1 in the Central Division and the                          nature win for us. Now we’ll move                                             After spotting Palmer a five-point          Westfield meet. Werenski (200-yard
league appears to be wide open. Ludlow                           ahead and keep working hard.”                                             first quarter lead, the Gaels took total        Individual Medley, 100-yard breaststroke),
                                                                                                                                           control in the second and third to roll to      Ashley Phoenix (200-yard freestyle, 500-
                                                                                                                                           a 68-44 win, Down 17-12, they                   yard freestyle) and Abbey Craig (50-yard
KEEP UP WITH THE LOCAL FACES                                                                                                               outscored the Panthers 44-14 in the
                                                                                                                                           middle frames and never looked back.
                                                                                                                                                                                           freestyle, 100-yard freestyle) were double
                                                                                                                                                                                           winners in the Amherst meet, where they
   IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS.                                                                                                                  Dylan Reese and Nathan Powers shared            won all but one event.
                                                                                                                                           top honors with 22 points apiece. Joe              Phil Murphy (200-yard Individual
                                                                                                                                           Kurpaska also hit double figures with 11.       Medley, 100-yard freestyle) and (100-
                                                                                                                                               Against Hampshire, the Gaels again          yard butterfly, 100-yard backstroke) was
                                                                                                                                           fell behind early, trailing 40-31 at the        a double winner in each.
                                                                                                                                           half. Then in the second half they made                         TRACK
                                                                                                                                           their way back, even taking a lead with            The Holyoke Catholic girls swept
                                                                                                                                           2:00 to go. But in the end they fell            through Central, 67-33, Cathedral, 62-
                                                                                                                                           short losing the game, 68-66. Powers            33 and Athol, 78-17, while boys beat
                                                                                                                                           had 27 points and with 17 in the second         Central, 73-22 and Athol, 78-17. They
                                                                                                                                           half was key to their comeback. Reese           lost to Cathedral, 67-28.

                                                                                                                                           Pioneers invite only tryout dates announced
           Become a fan!                                                                                                                      LUDLOW - The Western Mass                       The Pioneers were founded in 1997
                                                                                                                                           Pioneers Soccer Club will host invite           and started playing in 1998. In 1999, the
         TURLEY SPORTS ON                                                                                                                  only tryouts at Westfield State                 second year of the franchise, they won
                                                                                                                                           University.                                     the USL D-3 Pro League championship.
                                                                                                                                              The tryouts are to be held March 12-         In 2005 they reigned as the regular sea-
                                                                                                                                           13, and will run from 12 to 2 p.m.              son champions, were USL Second
                                                                                                                                              Westfield State University is located        Division finalists, and hosted the
                                                                                                                   at 395 Western Ave.                             National Championship match. In 2010
                         Agawam Advertiser News • Barre Gazette • Country Journal • Chicopee Register                                         Please forward resumes and playing           they self relegated, and joined the PDL.
     The Journal Register • The Ludlow Register • Quaboag Current • The Sentinel Shopping Guide • Southwick Suffield News                  credentials to coach Joe Calabrese at              Please visit for
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                    The Week Ahead                                                                                    SPORTS CALENDAR
             FRIDAY, FEB. 4                                TUESDAY, FEB. 8                                    South Hadley hosting Spare                Westfield State University head coach
 Boys Basketball                                Boys Basketball                                                   Change Campaign                       Greg Styles at or
 Southwick at Holyoke Catholic57:30 p.m.        Renaissance at Dean Tech      7 p.m.                         SOUTH HADLEY – South                       860-648-9116.
 Sabis at South Hadley            7 p.m.        Cathedral at Holyoke                                     Hadley High School athletes are con-
 Girls Basketball                               Ware at Holyoke Catholic5  7:30 p.m.                     ducting a Spare Change Campaign at                    Red Sox trip to Pittsburgh
 South Hadley at Southwick        7 p.m.        Hockey                                                   all home basketball games this season.             SOUTH HADLEY - The South
 Indoor Track                                   Amherst at South Hadley2      8 p.m.                         An informative announcement is             Hadley Recreation Department is
 South Hadley at PVIAC                                                                                   made and jars are passed through the           p r o u d t o a n n o u n c e n e x t y e a r ’s
   Championship Meet1             6 p.m.                WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9                                stands. The money is contributed to            summer          baseball         trip       to
                                                Boys Basketball                                          the Neighbors Helping Neighbors                Pittsburgh, Penn., to see the Red
           SATURDAY, FEB. 5                     South Hadley at Palmer    7 p.m.                         food pantry. The effort made by                Sox play the Pirates in an inter-
 Hockey                                                                                                  these students for the pantry is sig-          league matchup.
 South Hadley at Chicopee Comp2 6 p.m.                   THURSDAY, FEB. 10                               nificant and the contributions                     The motorcoach will leave Friday,
 Wrestling                                      Girls Basketball                                         they collect will make the success             June 24 at 6 a.m. and return Sunday,
 South Hadley at Sectionals Duals3 9 a.m.       Holyoke Catholic at Putnam 7:30 p.m.                     of the pantry possible. Important              June 26 (leaving late Sunday morn-
                                                South Hadley at Ware          7 p.m.                     to know, 19 cents in donations is              ing).
            SUNDAY, FEB. 6                                                                               equal to a dollar of purchasing                    The bus will stop two or three
 No games scheduled.                            1 — at Smith College in Northampton                      power for food pantries connected              times for breakfast and lunch on the
                                                2 — at Fitzpatrick Rink in Holyoke                       to the Massachusetts Food Bank,                way down on Friday, June 24.
            MONDAY, FEB. 7                      3 — at Taconic High School in Pittsfield                 so “spare change” is really valu-                  The trip will include a two nights
 Boys Basketball                                4 — at Holyoke Community College                         able!                                          stay at the brand new Hyatt Place
 Holyoke Catholic at Belchertown 7 p.m.             in Holyoke                                               Please give what you can at all            Pittsburgh North Shore and a ticket
 South Hadley at Minnechaug       7 p.m.        5 — at Chicopee Academy in Chicopee                      South Hadley home basketball games.            to Friday’s and Saturday’s games.
 Girls Basketball                                                                                                                                       Game times are 7:05 p.m. both
 Sci-Tech at Holyoke Catholic4 7:30 p.m.                                                                      Westfield State to hold girls             nights.
 Palmer at South Hadley           7 p.m.                                                                              lacrosse clinic                       The costs are as follows: $680 for
                                                                                                             WESTFIELD - Westfield State                single, $420 per person for double,
                                                                                                         University is hosting the following            $340 per person for triple, $300 per
                                                                                                         girls lacrosse clinics:                        person for quad, $280 for quint and
Cox wins three for Westfield State                                                                           Sunday, Feb. 11, 9 to 10:50 a.m. -
                                                                                                         Beginner and Intermediate players,
                                                                                                                                                        $260 for six.
                                                                                                                                                            Minimum deposit of $125 per per-
                                                                                                         ages 7-12.                                     son is required when registering.
   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Westfield State sophomore and South Hadley res-
                                                                                                             Sunday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -       Balance must be paid in full by May
ident Katie Cox won three events to lead the Lady Owls to a 165-133 women’s
                                                                                                         Advanced Players: offense and                  23, 2011.
swimming and diving victory over Saint Joseph College on Saturday, Jan. 29.
                                                                                                         defense drills and game play                       Registrations are underway.
   The Owls boosted their record to 5-2 led by Cox, a spring semester transfer from
                                                                                                             Clinics are $30 per session.               Reserve your spot today, as spots are
Saint Michael’s (Vt.) College. The versatile Cox hit the wall first in the 1000-yard
                                                                                                             For additional information contact         limited!
freestyle (11 minutes, 37.91 seconds), 200-yard backstroke (2:19.3) and 100-yard
Individual Medley (1:06.27).

INDOOR TRACK                                        • Continued from Page 11                          DUMAIS                              • Continued from Page 11
Dominick also qualified for Western             Fregmen qualified in a third event, post-             brings in a lot of different teams so you are        Beyond high school Dumais is looking at
Mass.                                           ing a 1:53.16 in the 600 meters. Spring               not always wrestling the same guys.”              wrestling in college at either Western New
   Mirjam Fremgen qualified in the long         ran the event in 1:55.54.                                 Alex is 27-3 this season and he has his       England or Hofstra. He plans to study engi-
jump with a distance of 14-11 1-4.                 Other highlights include:                          sights on bigger goals, like repeating as         neering.
Melanie Demakis also qualified with a              — coaches invite Saturday in Boston,               Western Mass. champion and state champi-              “I’m excited for him because being his senior year he
score of 14-3 1-2.                              Tabin places fifth in 55 meters at 7.48.              on as well as being a strong competitor in        is looking at schools right now,” McNeill said. “He said
   Courtney Levreault had a big third               — coaches invite Sunday in Boston,                the all-states and New Englands.                  he wants to wrestle in college. I’ve coached him for the
throw of 24-3 1-2 in the shot put, join-        Horstman places sixth in 600 meters                       “It’s relieving to get that milestone over    last three years, so I’m looking forward to being on the
ing a trio of girls who already went over       with a time of 1:24.71. The time                      with,” he said. “Now it’s all done with and       other side as a spectator and watching him in college. He
24-0 this season. Top thrower Katie             eclipses the national “gold” standard,                now I can focus on tournament time. You           is a bright kid and a coachable kid.”
Paleologopoulos ended her track career          making Horstman one of two athletes                   are a captain and a state champ so you are            And while a lot will happen over the
with her best season yet, highlighted by        in Western Mass to have achieved a                    expected to be big. You always think bigger. I    next four weeks, Dumais said he hopes to
a 26-7 throw in week four. Fremgen              gold standard. Horstman is hoping to                  remember thinking whether I was going to          be remembered someday for his achieve-
qualified in the high jump with a 4-7,          add an individual Western Mass title                  make it to states but now I’m thinking all-       ments on the mat. He wants a banner
while Spring also cleared 4-7 for the first     in the 600 meters this year, where he is              states and New England.”                          hung to remember his achievements, and
time this winter.                               the top seed by nearly three full sec-                    But first up is this weekend’s team tourna-   Troy Johnson, who also won a state title
   Lamontagne lowered her best mark of          onds.                                                 ment at Taconic. The Tigers are 14-9 overall      last winter.
9.50 in the 55-meter hurdles and she is                                                               and had only one division loss. Then Dumais           “I’m going to push for that,” he said.
seeded fifth heading into Friday. Rachel            David Grant is a sports correspondent             and his team will head Mount Greylock in
Harrington is qualified in the mile and         for Turley Publications. He can be reached            Williamstown as he prepares to defend his
she lowered her mark to 5:49.94.                at                                sectional title.

                                                                                                     end.                                               earned assists.
                          • Continued from Page 1                                                       The Knights darted out to a 6-0 lead                Dilisio talked about the showdown
                                                                                                     against the Saints behind a hat trick by           with Agawam before hand.
posed for a photo with his mom and dad          able to achieve getting to 100 points.               Doug Sattler. Sattler also had two assists             “That should be a very good game as
and coach John Houle. It was a special          It couldn’t have happened without                    and the first year high school player put          well,” he said. “They are known for
ceremony for Luke’s dad, who reduced            some great players along the way.                    on a show at Fitzpatrick Arena. Dilisio            being a strong team. It will be a test for
his work travel this year to watch his son      Those players that have given me the                 also had two assists in the win over the           us.”
play, but was in Los Angeles the night          opportunity to score goals when I was                Saints.                                                That test was passed as the Knights
the Holyoke played at Easthampton. A            on offense and those players that were                  “That was our game plan to be super             came from behind to upend the
huge crowd was on hand to take part in          passing the puck and my coaches get a                aggressive right off the bat,” Dilisio said.       Brownies, who fell to 9-3-1 after the 5-3
honoring the fine young man.                    lot of credit. It’s been a fun ride and I            “We knew St. Mary had two games in                 loss on Sunday night in Springfield.
   “That was tough for him,” Luke               can’t wait to carry it over into the                 the last two nights so we tried to play                Rokowski scored the game winner in
admitted. “It makes me think about how          playoffs.”                                           that to our advantage. We played the               the third and Dilisio sealed it with an
much support he has given me during                Luke is happy the hype of reaching                body and got the puck to the net.”                 empty net goal. Casey Baker scored two
my whole hockey career, even before             the milestone is over as he and the                     Holyoke, which lost Ben Menard                  goals while C. Menard had a goal and
high school. I can’t really thank him           Purple Knights march on towards an                   for the season after the senior had                one assist. Sattler had three assists and
enough for his support and my mom as            even bigger goal.                                    wrist surgery last week, kept moving               Devin Hoagland made 26 stops as the
well. It’s really great to get a picture with      “I was excited to accomplish that and             forward as Chris Menard scored a goal              freshmen remained unbeaten this win-
them today.”                                    now it’s behind us,” he said. “We are                and added two assists. Tyler Hersom,               ter.
   Dilisio, who is a top lacrosse recruit at    looking at a three-peat now.”                        Brian Rokowski and Spencer                             Dilisio now has 104 points heading
St. Lawrence College, gave credit to the           Holyoke, winners of the last two                  Nawrocki all notched a goal and one                into this week’s play.
many players and coaches who also               Western Mass. Division 3A champi-                    assist in the dominant performance
played a role in his success.                   onships, including the state title two               over Fay Division foe St. Mary. Kevin                  David Grant is a sports correspondent
   “It feels great,” he said. “It’s a great     years ago, improved to 12-0 with wins                Stefanik had two assists while Tom                 for Turley Publications. He can be reached
accomplishment and I’m happy I was              over St. Mary and Agawam last week-                  Dowd, Joey Harris and Jake Knowles                 at
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                     South Hadley Police Log – Jan. 19-30
    Editor’s note: The following are brief explanations of       vehicle and identified a 37-year-old Chicopee male as                      to stop or even slow down for a stop sign or a blinking
select entries in the South Hadley Police log and all arrests.   the operator. He was charged and will be summoned                          light. Goulet chased the vehicle at speeds in excess of
The information was provided by South Hadley Police Lt.          into court for operating with a revoked registration and                   50 miles per hour in a 30-mile-per hour area. He was
Steve Parentela and recounts based on his review of the          operating an uninsured motor vehicle.                                      able to stop the vehicle.
detailed log summary included with each entry. This feature         10:43 a.m. - Detective Trudy Romanoviciz and                               When speaking to Goulet, the 17-year-old South
is designed to provide context and explanation to some of        Detective Mcclair Mailhott arrested William R.                             Hadley male operator said he did not see the stop sign
the calls police respond to every day.                           Shattuck, 48, of 46 Pine Hill Road, South Hadley. He                       or the light. He also said he was speeding to bring his
                                                                 was placed under arrest for failure to register as a sex                   17-year-old passenger to his house for a shot after he
                COMPILED BY KRISTIN WILL                         offender.                                                                  had just been stung by a bee. Medical attention was
                  Staff Writer,                    12:45 p.m. - Officer Michael Pollender was check-                       offered to the young boy, however it was promptly
                                                                 ing Anthony’s parking lot and observed a vehicle                           refused. Additionally, the young operator was driving
              To report anonymous tips:                          whose registration stated the owner of the vehicle had                     away from where he said he was headed to obtain the
              Dial 538-8231 and press 6                          an outstanding arrest warrant out of Dudley District                       shot.
                                                                 Court. Subsequently, Pollender placed Marc A. Brown,                          Subsequently, police cited the 17-year-old operator
               WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19                                50, of 151 Prouty St., Springfield, under arrest.                          for failing to stop at a stop sign, speeding and the unli-
                                                                                                                                            censed operation of a motor vehicle. When asked why
   1:50 a.m. - A fight between two parties was report-                              THURSDAY, JAN. 27                                       the young boy was driving without a license, he stated
ed to be taking place on Valley View Drive. Police                  9:23 a.m. - An individual operating a vehicle                           his mom was out of town and he did not know what
arrived on scene and arrested Samantha R. Fournier,              backed into a loading dock at the post office when                         else to do.
21, of 72 Hadley St., South Hadley. She was charged              their foot became stuck under the brake pedal. There                          3:22 p.m. - Detective Mark Dominick and Special
with assault and battery. She was later released on her          were no injuries. The vehicle sustained rear damage.                       Officer Robert St. Martin were monitoring traffic at
own personal recognizance.                                                                                                                  the intersection of Main and Bridge streets when
                                                                                                                                            they noticed a vehicle drive by with an expired
                                                                                       FRIDAY, JAN. 28                                      inspection sticker. They stopped the vehicle and
                  SUNDAY, JAN. 23                                    1:17 a.m. - Officer Eric Ortiz was monitoring traffic
                                                                                                                                            arrested the 16-year-old Holyoke operator for the
   9:19 a.m. - Officer Eric Ortiz was on routine patrol          on Lamb Street when he observed a vehicle traveling
                                                                                                                                            unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and no
of Granby Road when he observed a vehicle traveling              without a visible license plate light. He stopped the
                                                                                                                                            inspection sticker.
northbound with a headlight out. He stopped the vehi-            vehicle and identified the operator as Andrew A.
                                                                                                                                               3:34 p.m. - Police responded to Viviani Street for
cle and identified the operator as Harrison K. Wysner,           Jaikissoon, 22, of 47 Nonotuck St., West Springfield.
                                                                                                                                            the report of malicious damage done to two vehicles
17, of 20 Pomeroy Meadow Road, Easthampton. He                   Ortiz learned the operator had a suspended license.
                                                                                                                                            over the previous night. Someone had slashed one tire
was found to be in possession of only a learner’s permit,        Jaikissoon was arrested and later released on his own
                                                                                                                                            of one vehicle and two tires on another. Police ask if
and as such, was operating a motor vehicle without a             personal recognizance.
                                                                                                                                            anyone saw or heard anything to please contact their
license. He was arrested and charged with the unli-                  4:06 p.m. - A vehicle was traveling northbound on
                                                                                                                                            detective bureau at 538-8231.
censed operation of a motor vehicle. He was later                Bardwell Street operated by a 25-year-old Springfield
released on his own personal recognizance.                       man. A second vehicle, driven by an 18-year-old South
                                                                 Hadley man, was traveling eastbound on Summit
                 MONDAY, JAN. 24                                 Street. The 18-year-old failed to yield to traffic and
                                                                                                                                                    January 2011 incident
   8:30 a.m. - Police were called to River Road for the          pulled out in front of the Springfield man, causing a
report of a disturbance. While on scene, police learned          collision. The Springfield man was transported to
                                                                 Holyoke Medical Center. The teenager was cited for
                                                                                                                                                     based reporting data
of a past assault and battery that had taken place.
Joshua Rodriguez, 36, of 90 River Road, was arrested             failing to yield.                                                               SOUTH HADLEY - The below data is com-
and charged with assault and battery and assault with a              4:32 p.m. - Matthew D. Tkacz, 31, of 36 Spring St.,                      piled from official reports recorded by the South
dangerous weapon, to wit a knife. He was held on $500            South Hadley, was arrested on an outstanding arrest                          Hadley Police Department during the month of
bail and transported to Hampshire County House of                warrant.                                                                     January 2011. Incidents where the Reporting Party
Corrections.                                                         7:19 p.m. - Police received a call about a distur-                       did not wish to file an official report or when a
                                                                 bance on Hillside Avenue. Police responded to the                            motor vehicle accident did not meet the
                                                                 scene where they arrested Kevin. R. Kaye, 43, of 44
                 TUESDAY, JAN. 25                                Hillside Ave., South Hadley. He was charged with four
                                                                                                                                              Massachusetts criteria as requiring an official report
    9:19 a.m - Officer Jeffrey Goulet was on routine                                                                                          have not been recorded in the above statistics.
                                                                 counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, to wit a
patrol of Newton Street when he performed a random
                                                                 baseball bat, and four counts of threatening to commit                          Aggravated Assault                              8
compliance check of a vehicle’s registration. Goulet
                                                                 a crime. Apparently, a female individual went to pick                           All Other Larceny                              10
learned the owner and operator of the vehicle, a 67-
                                                                 up belongings with three friends and Kaye threatened                            All Other Offenses                             19
year-old Hatfield woman, had a suspended license. She
                                                                 the girls with the bat and stated he had access to a                            Burglary/Breaking & Entering                    3
was subsequently issued a citation and will be sum-
                                                                 firearm. No weapon was found. He was taken to                                   Counterfeiting/Forgery                          2
moned into court.
                                                                 Hampshire County Lockup where he was held on                                    Destruction/Damage/Vandalism                    7
    2:03 p.m. - A three-car accident occurred on
                                                                 $10,000 bail.                                                                   Driving Under the Influence                     2
Newton Street. A motor vehicle stopped to make a left
turn into the Halfway House parking lot and the first                                                                                            Drug/Narcotics Violations                       1
vehicle behind it slowed while it made the turn. A sec-                               SUNDAY, JAN. 30                                            Drunkenness                                     1
ond vehicle slowed for the first but a third vehicle                3:15 a.m. - Police received a call from an individual                        Forcible Rape                                   1
failed to see the group of vehicles slowing and hit the          stating a vehicle was parked on the wrong side of                               Impersonation                                   1
second vehicle, which resulted in it striking the first          Gaylord Street with all of its lights on. Police arrived                        Intimidation                                    9
vehicle. The vehicle executing the turn was not hit.             on scene and found the operator of the vehicle uncon-                           Motor Vehicle Theft                             1
Two people in the first vehicle were injured and both            scious behind the wheel. Police banged on the window                            Robbery                                         1
were taken to Holyoke Hospital.                                  several times to wake the driver, at which they were                            Shoplifting                                     3
                                                                 successful. They determined the operator had been                               Simple Assault                                  7
                                                                 drinking alcohol and arrested Carissa L. Falcone, 30, of                        Stolen Property Offenses                        1
               WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26                                16 Oxford Place, Chicopee, and charged her with oper-                           Theft from Motor Vehicle                        4
                                                                 ating under the influence of alcohol. She was later                             Traffic, Town By-Law Offenses                  64
   9:06 a.m. - Officer Michael Pollender was observ-
                                                                 released on her own personal recognizance.                                      Motor Vehicle Accidents                        29
ing traffic on Main Street when he performed a random
                                                                    10:06 a.m. - Officer Jeffrey Goulet was stopped at                           Arrests                                        24
compliance check of a vehicle and learned it was not
                                                                 the intersection of Brainerd and Lathrop streets when                           Totals                                        199
registered or insured. He subsequently stopped the
                                                                 he observed a vehicle, traveling west on Brainerd, fail

Mass Audubon: Calling all backyard bird observers
   Count birds at your feeders                                   any species along with their bird count results.
                                                                    Report observations by Feb. 28. Report forms are
                                                                                                                                            Johnson. “Receiving reports from across the state helps
                                                                                                                                            to prioritize conservation efforts. Plus it’s fun!”
                                                                 available online or request a form at                                         For more than 40 years, participants of all ages and
   Mass Audubon invites bird enthusiasts from across    Then, submit your                          abilities have monitored the number and diversity of
the Commonwealth to take part in its free annual                 completed report online or mail it to Mass                                 birds visiting their backyard feeders for one weekend
“Focus on Feeders” weekend. To join the fun, simply              Audubon/Focus on Feeders, 208 South Great Road,                            each winter. Focus on Feeders helps to raise conserva-
note the diversity and number of each bird species in            Lincoln, MA 01773. Ask your friends and neighbors to                       tion awareness and to further Mass Audubon’s efforts to
view at any one time visiting your household bird feeder         join also, as the value of the data collected increases                    protect wildlife and habitat in Massachusetts. This fun
during the weekend of Feb. 5 and 6. Then submit a sim-           with the number of participants.                                           event draws more participants each year. In 2010, over
ple report form to Mass Audubon and your name will be               “The data collected each year during the Focus on                       1,000 birdfeeding enthusiasts from 259 of the 351
entered in a random drawing to win one of several prizes.        Feeders Weekend adds to an impressive legacy of                            towns and cities in the state submitted their observa-
And get your camera ready. Prizes will also be awarded in        research on bird population trends and distributions in                    tions. For complete rules or to download an observa-
several categories for those who submit wildlife photos of       Massachusetts,” said Mass Audubon President Laura                          tion form, visit
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         South Hadley Council on Aging Calendar of events
   SOUTH HADLEY - All activities take place at           p.m.; Needlecraft 1 p.m.; Men’s Night/Mah Jongg 6:15                       p.m.: Breaded pollock
South Hadley Senior Center, 45 Dayton Street (538-       p.m.; Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.:                              AARP TAX ASSISTANCE: Available Fridays dur-
5042) unless otherwise noted. The COA office is open     Sweet & sour chicken                                                       ing tax season from 9 a.m.-noon, by appointment only,
8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. No membership is              Wednesday, Feb. 9: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; HIP                      538-5042.
required to take part in the activities at the COA.      8 a.m.; Grocery Shopping 9:30 a.m.; Travel Club 10                             VALENTINE’S LUNCHEON: Monday, Feb. 14 by
Anyone over 60 is eligible. Lunch is served from 11:45   a.m.; Osteoporosis Exercise-10:30 a.m.; Celebrate                          RESERVATION only. Call 538-5042 in advance, space
to 12:15. Reservations are encouraged to be made by      Mississippi 11:30 a.m.; Diabetic Support Group 1 p.m.;                     is limited.
the previous day. For questions regarding fuel assis-    Pitch 1 p.m.; Mah Jongg 1 p.m.; Choralites 1 p.m.;                             SHARPS, IN APPROPRIATE CONTAINERS,
tance, outreach, and available services call Social      Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: BBQ                            accepted at the COA on Thursdays between 1-3 p.m.
Service Coordinator, Angela Wright at 538-5042, ext.     PORK                                                                           IN TOWN TRANSPORTATION available
206. Transportation is provided to Senior Center and        Thursday, Feb. 10: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;                          Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by appt. only, 538-5042.
South Hadley locations only; all others call PVTA        Veteran’s Meeting 10 a.m.; Beginning Exercise 10 a.m.;
Transportation at (413)739-7436 or 1-866-277-7741.       Travel Club 10 a.m.; Blood Pressure Screening with
Please let us know if you would like a newsletter.
   Monday, Feb. 7: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Yoga 9
                                                         Nurse 12:30-2 p.m.; Scrabble 1 p.m.; Quilting 1 p.m.;
                                                         Golden Agers trip to Flea Market1 p.m.; Lunch served
                                                                                                                                           Granby Senior Center
a.m.; Music Appreciation 10 a.m.; Tai Chi 11 a.m.;       from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Stuffed shells                                    DAILY ACTIVITIES
Stained Glass 1 p.m.; Poker 1 p.m.; Pinochle 1 p.m.;        Friday, Feb. 11: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; AARP                          Friday, Feb. 4: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m., Cribbage
Canasta 1 p.m.; Red Hat Society 1 p.m.; Lunch is         Tax Assistance (by appointment) 9 a.m.-12 p.m.;                            at 9 a.m., Fun to Knit Group at 1 p.m.
served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Shepherd’s pie        Grocery Shopping 9:30 a.m.; Coffee and Conversation                           Monday, Feb. 7: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m.,
w/gravy                                                  10 a.m.; Osteoporosis Exercise 10:30 a.m.; Knitting 1                      Osteoporosis Exercise Class at 10 a.m., Bingo at 1 p.m.
   Tuesday, Feb. 8: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;          p.m.; Bridge 1 p.m.; Cribbage 1 p.m.; Canasta 1 p.m.;                         Tuesday, Feb. 8: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m., Aerobic
Beginning Exercise 10 a.m.; Bingo 1 p.m.; Movie 1        Poker 1 p.m.; Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15                        Walking at 9 a.m., Literary Discussion Group at 10
                                                                                                                                       Wednesday, Feb. 9: Coffee Club 9 to 10 a.m.,
                                                                                                                                    S.A.L.T. Committee Meeting 9:15 a.m. at Safety
                                                                                                                                    Complex, Card Group 1:15 p.m.

                                                                                                                                       LUNCH SITE:
                                                                                                                                       The senior lunch program at the new Senior Center
                                                                                                                                    has begun. Reservations must be made by noon the day
                                                                                                                                    before. The suggested donation is $2.25 for people over
                                                                                                                                    60. The meal is served at noon. Transportation is
                                                                                                                                    available on select days. Call 467-3239 for reserva-

                                                                                                                                      MONTHLY EVENTS:
                                                                                                                                      Senator Candaras’ Aide on May 10
                                                                                                                                      Representative Ellen Story on Feb. 11 at noon
                                                                                                                                      SHINE Representative on Feb. 17 by appointment
                                                                                                                                      Food Bank Delivery at C.O.A. on Feb. 15
                                                                                                                                      Next EMS Blood Pressure Clinic on Feb. 10 at
                                                                                                                                    Phin’s Hill Manor 1 to 2:30
                                                                                                                                      Foot Care with Linda on Feb. 17 by appointment

                                                                                                                                      UPCOMING EVENTS:
                                                                                                                                      Call 467-3239 for details

                                                                                                                                       Feb. 10: Friends of Granby’s Elderly Ice Cream
                                                                                                                                    Social at 1 p.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary
                                                                                                                                       February 14: Movie at 1 p.m., “The Blind Side”
                                                                                                                                       March 15: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration beginning
                                                                                                                                    at 11:30 a.m.


                                                                                                                                      Fuel Assistance applications are still being taken.
                                                                                                                                    Call Dianne at 467-3239 for appointment.
 CLUES ACROSS                33. S. Am. camel rela-      CLUES DOWN                           29. A place to sleep                     The S.A.L.T. Committee and the Granby Police
  1. Femur head joint        tive                          1. One of two equal                30. Minerals                          Auxiliary will suspend the “Is Your Number Up?” pro-
  4. Co. name prior to       35. Amounts of time         parts                                31. Scarlett’s home                   gram. It will resume in the spring.
 CCN & Experian              36. Purplish brown            2. About ilium                     32. 7th Hindu month
  7. An encircling           37. Treat with con-           3. June’s birthstone               34. Poised to                             Channel 15 is showing programs of interest. Check
 route                       tempt                         4. Calamity                        38. Fitness guru                      the bulletin board on Channel 15, or go to their web-
 11. Actor Baldwin           40. Set in advance            5. Jefferson named                 Austin                                site at
 13. Yeman monetary          42. In a lucid way          unalienable ones                     39. Czech & German
 unit                        44. Only laughed once         6. Rest in expectation             River
 15. Slightly curved         45. One point E of due        7. Baseball’s ____                 40. Slogged                                    ANSWERS TO 1-28-11 PUZZLE
 blade sword                 N                           Ruth                                 41. College army
 16. London Int’l.           46. Revolve                   8. Flows away                      43. Short sharp barks
 Advertising Award           50. Harry Potter star         9. Belonging to                    44. CA. citrus county
 17. Exchange premi-         55. Olympic contests        Robert E.                            47. Brews
 um                          56. A small lake            10. Attempt                          48. Fearful and cau-
 18. Am. artist Edwin        57. Arabian chieftain       12. House in Spanish                 tious
 Austin                      58. Ribonuclease            14. Lerner and _____,                49. The people of
 19. Hyperopia               59. Plants of the genus     wrote “My Fair Lady”                 Chief Kooffreh
 22. Purplish red color      salvia                      15. Summer shoe                      50. Euphemistic damn
 23. Take in marriage        60. Small deer of           20. Formerly Persia                  51. Far East wet nurse
 24. Promotional mes-        Japan                       21. A small wooded                   52. Where birds hatch
 sages                       61. Slang for “alright”     hollow                               their young
 25. Full of high-spirit-    62. ___ student, learns     26. Duct or cellophane               53. Wander
 ed delight                  healing                     27. Large flightless                 54. Male undergrad
 29. The study of            63. Spring ahead            birds                                social club
 plants                                                  28. Genus leuciscus                  55. Programming lan-
                                                         fish                                 guage

        ANSWERS TO PUZZLE IN NEXT’S Guide for answers.
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     Appliance Repair                       General Services               Home Improvement                          Lawn & Garden                               Plumbing                           Tree Services
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   and freezers. All makes.                 odd jobs, small jobs,           Windows, Doors, Siding.               Retaining walls, patios,             industrial. Gas piping, sewers         Mowing, Pruning, Stump
       Lowest Rates.                     doors, windows, painting,         Complete Interior & Exterior              plantings/grading.                     and drains cleaned.             Grinding, Irrigation. Insured.
    Also repair washers,                 gutters cleaned & repaired.       Construction & Renovation.            Full Service Landscape &               MA Master License #10252                          534-1002                     TFN

         dryers, ACs.                              Insured                  SMALL JOBS WELCOME!                   Design for New Homes.                         533-5716          TFN
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                                         Light carpentry. Painting.          FLEURY BUILDING                        (413)326-1618               TFN
                                                                                                                                                                                                       BUYING &
  Banquet Facilities                      Residential & Industrial.           & RENOVATION                                                                                                           SELLING COINS
                                         Spraying. Power washing.                Quality Carpentry
                                                                                                                                                              Tree Services                 Stamps, medals, old watches,
      HALL FOR RENT                       Int./Ext. General cleanup        Additions • Kitchens • Baths            Painting/Papering                         EDGE TREE SERVICE                diamonds, gold jewelry &
   FOR ALL FUNCTIONS                    work. Replacement windows.           Windows • Doors • Siding                 PROFESSIONAL                        Tree removal, trimming,                scrap, sterling silver.
  $200 includes bartender                   Cellars, attics, yards,       Light Tractor & Backhoe Work                                                 land clearing, stump grinding.       BROADWAY COIN & STAMP
   and kitchen facilities.                                               Affordable Prices • No Job Too Small         WALLCOVERING                                                                       594-9550                       TFN
                                             fix windows, doors.                                                 Quality/Prompt Workmanship                     Fully insured.
  Granby American Legion                                                        Licensed • Insured
                                            Don 534-1435           TFN                                           U.S. School of Professional                   Free estimates.
       467-9545       TFN                                                         532-0282               TFN
                                                                                                                                                             Visa/Master Card.                         ANTIQUES &
                                                                                                                Paperhanging. Free estimates.
                                           RUBBISH REMOVAL                       D&S                                 Call Steve Cavagnac                          Peter Edge                          COLLECTIBLES
        Electrician                             Light Moving                                                             536-9186                               532-5764          TFN       Mother & Daughter will buy
                                               Gutters Cleaned            HOME IMPROVEMENT                                                       TFN

                                                                          “Quality Work at a Fair Price”                                                                                        Silver, gold and costume
     GAGNON ELECTRIC                      Call Someone You Know
                                                                         Member Better Business Bureau
                                                                                                                FAIRVIEW PAINTING CO.                    GRANBY TREE SERVICE                  jewelry, elegant glass, china,
    All types of electrical                  Bob Robillard’s                                                      Quality Interior & Exterior            Tree Trimming • Removal                 sterling items. Antique
                                                                                of Western Mass.
     work. Fully insured.                   Odd Job Service                        • 20 Years •                    Painting Fully Insured.              Spraying • Stump Grinding.           furniture, stoneware crockery
  All work fully guaranteed                 413-537-5090                   IKO & CertainTeed Certified           References. Free Estimates.               ISA Certified Arborist.              & jugs, pottery, prints &
       Free estimates.                      413-547-8502                     Lic. #118608 • Insured                       Call Mark,         TFN               Fully insured.                 paintings. Anything unusual.
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                                          Home Improvement                                                        Interior/Exterior Painting                     532-6654         TFN

     General Services                         NORM LEPAGE                          Insulation                   Wallpapering. Call Jim Menard
MOVING AND MORE                               CONTRACTOR                    RON DEROY & SONS                             532-2466                TFN     TOM’S TREE SERVICE
   Junk / Trash Removal.                                                                                                                                   Pruning, tree removal,
  Cleanups. Home, office,
                                        Additions, Remodeling, Repairs         INSULATION                       PAINTING BY BOB ROULIER                     cabling, land cleared,
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                                              Licensed. Insured.          cellulose insulation. 25 years           High quality. Affordable
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   BLUE MAN GROUP: Sat April 2.                            CRU ISE TO BERMUDA! The                              Hadley to New York pier is included.                     val in Holland, MIchigan as well as vis-
Charles Playhouse in Boston. $90 per                    South Hadley Senior Travel Club is                      Docks in King's Wharf for three days.                    its to the Henry Ford Museum and more.
person includes round trip motorcoach,                  cruising to Bermuda May 8–15 aboard                     Cost ranges from $944 to $1334 p/p                       The Russian River cruise will be from
free time in Quincy Market, 2 p.m.                      the Norwegian Gem, 8 day/7 night trip.                  includes taxes and port charges. For                     September 2 - 12, 2011. This is a small
show, meet and greet after the show, and                Prices from $944 to $1,334 (includes                    more information contact Judy Fortier at                 ship cruise including visits to both
driver gratuity. PLEASE NOTE: Per                       port charges and taxes). $350.00 deposit                534-3598.                                                Moscow and St. Petersburg. There is a
Charles Playhouse restrictions, children                is due with reservation. For more infor-                                                                         $200 per couple deduction on the
under 5 years of age are not admitted for               mation contact Judy Fortier, 413-534-                      NATIONAL PARKS TRIP. June                             Russian trip when reservations are made
the show. Payment in FULL by Feb                        3598.                                                   12-23, 2011. This twelve day trip                        prior to December. Both trips include r/t
15th, 2011 . Depart from the Sacred                                                                             includes Scottsdale, Arizona, Lake                       air and transportation to Logan as well
Heart Church, Springfield. Call                            MOTHERS DAY BRUNCH – with                            Powell- Grand Canyon –Bryce-Zion-                        as many meals. For more information,
(413)734-3676                                           musical entertainment Monday, May 9                     Salt Lake City Yellowstone-Old Faithful                  call Deacon Tom at 536-2185.
                                                        at the Delaney House. Self-drive; trip                  – Mount Rushmore-Crazy Horse
   SISTER ACT ON BROADWAY.                              benefits Friends of the Chicopee and                    Memorial just to mention a few. If inter-                   NEWPORT, RI FLOWER SHOW
Saturday, April 19, produced by                         Holyoke Libraries. $39.99. Call Frank                   ested contact Linda or Greg Komer at                     at Rosecliff Mansion Saturday, June 25.
Whoopie Goldberg. $150 per person                       Wotten at 532-0214.                                     536-2580.                                                "Entertaining Newport Style". Price to
includes round trip bus, best avail front                                                                                                                                be announced. Includes roundtrip bus,
mezz seating, and driver gratuity. $75 per                 BERMUDA CRU ISE. South                                  MACKINAC ISLAND AND                                   admission to the flower show, lunch to be
person deposit due with reservation and                 Hadley Senior Travel Club is offering an                RUSSIAN RIVER TRIPS. Deacon                              announced, Newport Winery tour and
balance by January 31. Price increases to               eight day, seven night Bermuda Cruise                   Tom Callahan of Holy Cross parish,                       tasting, free time along the Newport
$175 as of Feb 1. Depart from the Sacred                aboard the Norwegian Gem (new in                        Holyoke announces two trips for 2011.                    waterfront, all taxes, gratuities and driver
Heart Church, Springfield. Call                         2007) on May 8-15, 2011.                                The first is to Mackinac Island from May                 gratuity. Depart from the Sacred Heart
(413)734-3676                                           Transportation directly from South                      6 - 14, 2011 and includes the tulip festi-               Church, Springfield. Call (413)734-3676.

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                                                                                                                    alert and searching for food.
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                                                     KEV’S BARNYARD                    ACT NOW 2 yr. seasoned hard-          BE PREPARED FOR snowy and              WINTERGARDEN IS BUYING                  CHAIR SEAT WEAVING & refin-
                                                      FLEA MARKET                      wood, C/S/D. Fast response and        winter months. ParkSmart Garage        ANTIQUES of all types including         ishing - cane, fiber rush & splint -
                                                        Also Furniture                 delivery. S & K Firewood              floor mats are designed to contain     Furniture, Jewelry, Paintings, Art      Classroom instructor, 20 + years
                                                     Wednesday - Sunday                1-800-607-5296.                       water, snow, dirt and other debris     Pottery & Glass, Sterling Silver,       experience.      Call    Walt     at
                                                       10AM - 4:30PM                                                         that fall onto the garage floors.      Advertising, Toys & Dolls, Military     (413)267-9680 for estimate.
                                                                                       ALL SEASONED HARDWOOD
                                                      #185 Route 202,                                                        View online. Call      Items, Swords, Clocks, Musical In-
                                                                                       cut, split and delivered. Prompt
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                                                       (413)467-1722                                                         shipping.                              Wind-Up Phonographs, Vintage            INGS, caps, dampers, repairs in-
                                                                                       Farms 111 East Hill Road, Mon-
                                                      DEALER SPACE                                                                                                  Clothing, Quilts, Linens and more.      cluding masonry and liners. The
                                                                                       son (413)267-9631.                    FREE HD FOR LIFE! Only on
                                                                                                                                      CALL        (413)267-3786        or     best for less!!! Worcester to Pitts-
                                                                                                   FIREWOOD                  DISH Network! Lowest Price in
                                                                                                                                                                    (413)539-1472.                          field. 508-245-1501, 413-575-5191
                                                     TREASURE TOWN                         Fresh cut & split $140.00.        America! $24.99/mo for over 120
                                                   FLEA MARKET/CO-OP                     Seasoned cut & split $175.00        Channels. $500 Bonus! Call                       Services
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 presented by your community paper                    10AM TO 4:30PM                                                                                                                *****
                                                                                       *Also have seasoned softwood for      HAS        YOUR         BUILDING
                                                       100 STATE ST.                        outdoor boilers (Cheap).         SHIFTED? Contact Woodford
 sets with warranty. Twin/$180,
                                                      AT THE MILLS IN                   Quality & volumes guaranteed!!       Bros. Inc. for straightening, level-
 Full/$250 & Queen/$300. Can de-
                                                        LUDLOW, MA
                                                   DEALER SPACE AVAIL.
                                                                                         New England Forest Products         ing, foundation and wood frame                                                               CARPENTRY
 liver. Route 20, Palmer Call Rich                                                               (413)477-0083.              repairs at 1-800-OLD-BARN,                                                          Kitchens • Baths • Doors • Windows
 (413)732-6263,     (413)283-3069,                                                     FOUNTAIN FIREWOOD SEA-                                                                                                     Additions • Renovations • Garages
 (413) 885-30652                                                                       SONED OAK & Hardwood. Cut,            MAHIC#155877; CTHIS#571557;                                                           Call Bob (413) 374-6175
                                                                                       split and delivered 1,2,3,4 cord      RICRB#22078.                                                                                 or 533-2094
 ANTIQUE AND PERIOD chairs –                              Auctions                     loads. Monson (413)657-6143.
                                                                                                                                                                           A CALL WE HAUL
                                                                                                                                                                        Fast Rubbish Removal                 Reg. #137847        MC/Visa Accepted
 Restored with new woven seats –                                                                                             PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCT,
 Many styles and weaves avail-                                                         SEASONED OAK & HARD                   service or business to 1.7 million             WE TAKE IT ALL
                                              WINTERGARDEN AUCTION OF
 able. Call (413)267-9680.                                                             WOODS. Cut split and deliv-           households throughout New Eng-                    LOAD IT ALL
                                              Estate Jewelry, Antiques, Ameri-
                                                                                       ered. 2, 3 & 4 cord loads. R.T.       land. Reach 4 million potential                   Lowest Rates                 DRYWALL         AND      CEILINGS,
                                              cana & Ethnographic Items. Feb-
 CHERRY BEDROOM SET. Solid                                                             Smart & Sons. 1-413-267-3827.         readers quickly and inexpensively       Closings, Free Estimates, Attics       plaster repair. Drywall hanging.
                                              ruary 5, 2011, 10:00 AM, Qua-
 wood, never used, brand new in                                                                                              with great results. Use the Buy            Cleanouts, Appl, Bsmnts.            Taping & complete finishing. All
                                              boag Country Club, Rt. 32, Mon-
 factory boxes. English Dovetail.             son, Mass. Visit our webpage for              Miscellaneous                    New England Classified Ad Net-               Expert demo services
                                                                                                                                                                     10% disc. All Major CC's accepted
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ceiling textures. Fully insured. Ja-
 Original cost $4,500. Sell for               100’s of photos                                                                work by calling (413)283-8393,                                                 son at Great Walls.
 $895. Can deliver. Call Tom                                                           AMERICAN DIABETES ASSO-      Do they          CALL NOW - 1-800-414-0239             (413)563-0487
 781-560-4409.                                                                         CIATION Tour de Cure: Join the        work? You are reading one of our                 (413)283-5030
                                                                                       nation’s most adventurous ride.       ads now!! Visit our website to see       WWW.ACALLWEHAUL.COM                   DRYWALL, Sheetrock, Taping,
 LEATHER LIVING ROOM set in                                                            The New England Classic 150 &         where your ads run                                                             Textures, Knock downs, Painting
 original plastic, never used. Origi-                     Antiques                     500+ on July 9, 2011.                                                                 to tile. Fully insured. Free esti-
 nal price $3,000, sacrifice $975.                                                                                                                                  mates. 413-563-7963. Ma Reg
                                              EASY STREET ANTIQUES We
 Call Bill 617-264-0362.
                                              offer Estate sale services. If you
                                                                                       decure                                Musical Instruments                                                            #274556DA
 TRAILERS PACE, HAULMARK,                     are downsizing, cleaning out your        AVIATION MAINTENANCE/AVI-             CLARINET/VIOLIN/FLUTE/trum-
 FeatherLite, Bigtex, Bri-Mar, Sun-                                                    ONICS. GRADUATE in 15                                                                                                HANDYMAN, REPAIRS, NEW
                                              empty nest or preparing your                                                   pet/trombone/amplifier/Fender
 downer Exiss, CM Truck Bodies,                                                        months. FAA approved; financial                                                                                      work, tile, ceramic, granite. Make
                                              home for sale we can help. We                                                  guitar, $69. each. Cello/upright
 Full Service Rentals, Delivery &                                                      aid if qualified. Job placement as-                                                                                  your project a reality. Call Gil for
                                              also buy individual items or entire                                            bass,           saxophone/French
 Pickup. Open 6 days. Connecticut                                                      sistance. Call National Aviation                                                A A CALL – HAUL IT ALL.              estimate (413)323-0923 licensed,
                                              collections.                                                                   horn/drums $185 each. Tuba/bari-
 Trailers, Bolton, CT 877-869-4118                                                     Academy today! 1-800-292-3228                                                Cheaper than a dumpster. I do all       insured.
                                     Con-                                                  tone horn/Hammond organ. Oth-                          tact us today (413)626-8603.             or                            ers 4 sale (516)377-7907.              the work, cleanouts, attics, cellars,
                                                                                                                                                                    barns, garages and appliance re-        HOME THEATER, AV Tech.
                                                                                                                                                                    moval. 10% discount with this ad.       (Cert. ISF/HAA). The only Cert. In-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            stallers in this area. Put in theater

                                                TAX TIME
                                                                                                                                                                    Free Est. 1 (413)596-7286, 1
                                                                                                                                                                    (866) 517-4285.                         for you or install a Plasma the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            right     way.     Sales,    service.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            413-374-8000, 413-374-8300.

                                                                                                                                                                                        A and D             LEE FLAHERTY CARPENTER

                                                2 0 1 0                                                                                                                                 Hauling
                                                                                                                                                                                                            for hire. Roofing/ structural repair
                                                                                                                                                                                                            specialist. 25 yrs field experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Windows, doors, concrete work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (413)275-2265 References avail-

                                                                                          Income Tax Preparation
                                                                                                                                                                    A AND D HAULING. Affordable,
                                                                                                                                                                    Dependable Removal at its best!
                                                                                                                                                                    Real Estate closings our specialty.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            PREP RIGHT HANDYMAN Serv-
                                                                                                          25 years tax experience                                   Will clean homes, attics, cellars       ices. Interior painting, ceiling, wall
                                                                                                                                                                    and barns. *Demo work and metal         repairs, staining, polyurethane. 20
           For Full Accounting & Tax Service                                                                                                                        removal at discounted rates. 10%        years exp., photos, references

                    Call For An Appointment                                                            Bruce J. Charwick                                            discount with ad. Free estimates.
                                                                                                                                                                    413-477-0213 (business)
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (413)214-5611 Paul Roberson.
                                                                                                                                                                    413-575-7961 (cell)
                                                                                                                               62 Jim Ash St.
           413-967-8364                                                                 (413) 283-5596                       Palmer, MA 01069
              112 Main St., Ware


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                                                                                                                                                                    PAINT AND PAPER Over 25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                No job too big or too small.
                                                                                                                                                                    years experience. Free estimates.
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                                                                                                                                                                    call Kevin 978-355-6864.

      College                                       David E. Whitney
                                                                  65 Jim Ash Road
                                                                Palmer, MA 01069
                                                                                                                                                                       Is your PC or Laptop running slow? Need a Cleanup?
      IRS e-file                                                                                                                                                               Just not working the way it used too?
                                                                413-289-0058                                                                                                              Give us a call?
                                                                                                                                                                                  Complete Technology Services
      We Make House Calls!                       
                                                                                                                                                                                     Residential / Commercial
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                                                                                                                                                                        We specialize in helping non-technical people with
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                                                                                                                                                                           Home Office solutions, iPhone/iPad support
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                     Complete Tax Services:                                                            Dorothy A. Dimo                                                       Full line of Desktops/Laptops, Printers
                                                                                                                                                                                Security checks & Virus removals
        Personal, Business, Corporations and Partnerships                                    30 Lombard St., Warren, MA 01083
                    Registered Notary Public                                                               413-436-5406                                               We can do it all from 1 PC to 500
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           Services                              Electrician                       Home Improvement                         Legal Services                             Painting                              Snow Removal
                                         BILL CAMERLIN. ADDITIONS,                DELREO       HOME      IMPROVE-        *THE TESSIER LAW FIRM*
                                         service changes, small jobs for          MENT- Will beat any contractor's      We help individuals, families and
                                         homeowners, fire alarms. Fast,           written proposal that is Licensed,    businesses through "life's trials
                                         dependable, reasonable rates. In-        Registered and FULLY Insured.           and transitions." We listen,        Affordable                                  SNOWBLOWER REPAIR
                                         sured, free estimates. E280333.          Specializing in Siding, Windows,       understand, and help resolve
                                         24 hour emergency service.               Roofing & Decks. Over 20yrs.             your legal problems, cost
                                                                                                                                                               Bathroom                                          at your home
                                         (413)427-5862.                           Exp. Extensive References. Call        effectively and with personal        Remodeling                                    Lawnmowers, snowblowers,
                                                                                  Today and Save $$$ Gary Del-            attention. General Practice,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           leafblowers, etc. tuned up and
                                         JAMES      FERRIS:     LICENSE
                                         #E16303. Free estimates. Senior
                                                                                  camp        413-569-3733        or     Divorce, Family & Elder Law,          Full or Partial Work                            repaired at your home.
 CHASE (any condition) horse             Discounts. Insured. 40 years ex-
                                                                                  413-237-4677. MA Lic. 100821           Estates, Small Business and            Walk-in Showers                                  Call 583-7977
                                                                                  MA Reg. 156758           CT Lic.            Dispute Resolution.
 drawn vehicles such as sleighs,         perience. No job too small. Cell         0620422                               Call Attorney Denise Tessier at         Vanities • Sinks
 carriages, surreys, wagons, dr’s
 buggies, driveable or lawn orna-
                                                                                  DRS PAINTING & HOME IM-                    413-733-HELP (4357).                   Tile Work
                                                                                                                               Free consultation.                                                            HANDYMAN SERVICES
 ments. Reasonable prices. Quality       LICENSED           ELECTRICIAN.          PROVEMENTS One call does it                                                    HANDICAP SOLUTIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                 One call does it all
 workmanship. Call (413)213-0373         PROMPT, efficient, reasonable.           all. Free estimates. Best price
 for estimate and information.           Obligation–free estimates. Senior        guaranteed. Lic #168118 Insured                                             MA Lic. 98013 • MA HIC 150412                Snowplowing and Shoveling.
      Visit Us at Our New Place          discounts. Will beat anyone’s            (413)218-9042      or e-mail us
                                         price. Fully insured. Local. Walter
                                                                                                                         BANKRUPTCY $995                       FREE ESTIMATES • INSURED                             Roof raking.
            Demers & Sons                                               
         401 Mill Valley Road            Paul Partyka Lic.#11294B.                                                                 CHAPTER 7                  (413)532-4517                                Fully insured. Free estimates.
                                                                                  GEORGE J. CROTEAU & Sons,             Filing fee $299. Payment plan                                                             Reasonable rates
         Rte. 181 (across from           c#(413)455-7353,                         Inc., General contractors, Chi-       available. Attorney Edward                                                              cell (413)668-6685.
       Mill Valley Golf Course)          h#(413)532-0503                          copee, MA Fire and water de-          Waskiewicz        (413)586-5773
              Belchertown                                                         mage repair. Kitchen and bath re-                                                   Plumbing                           SNOW AND ICE removed from
                                         Home Improvement                         models, basements finished, re-
                                                                                                                        Hadley- Weekend and evening
                                                                                                                        appointments available. We are                                                   your roof and gutters. Professional
                                                                                                                                                             LINC’S PLUMBING LIC #J27222
      Child Services                       20+ YEARS EXPERIENCE!                  placement windows, additions and      a debt relief agency and help             Products That Assist
                                                                                                                                                                                                         roofers Walt and Kevin Willard
                                          Complete carpentry, drywall and         decks. Free estimates- insured.       people file for bankruptcy under                                                 (413)786-7924.
 *NEW STATE LAW. Anyone ad-                                                                                                                                     ELDERLY and DISABLED
                                           painting services. For all your        Construction Supervisor License       the bankruptcy code.                       Satisfy Your Needs
 vertising caring of children must                                                                                                                                                                              SNOW REMOVAL
                                            home improvement needs.               #3902, Home Improvement Con-                                                 IMPROVE YOUR COMFORT
 list a license number to do so if                                                                                                                                                                                 We can help !
                                             Kitchens, baths, finished            tractor License #100111. Call Jay                                               IMPROVE YOUR LIFE
 they offer this service in their own                                                                                                                                                                     Call Pro-Tech Waterproofing at
                                               basements and more!                Croteau     cell   (413)575-9935,                                                  (413)668-5299
                                          Joe’s GC-License #CS093368.             (413)532-2688.                                  Painting                                                                  533-8217 or Gill 531-6344
                                                                                                                                                             PLUMBING REPAIRS AND IN-
  Computer Services                           Servicing Central MA                HABER HOME IMPROVEMENTS:                                                   STALLATIONS No job too small.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         SNOWPLOWING               2010-2011
                                                  (413) 219-6951.                 Kitchens,   baths,   basements,        ALBEE AND SONS PAINTING                                                         SNOW season will be here
 COMPUTER WIZ - Reliable, af-                                                                                                                                30 years experience. Master
                                                                                  decks, siding, doors, windows.             has been in Business for                                                    shortly. Call early for business and
 fordable service for Home or Of-        ALL PHASES OF HOME BUILD-                                                                                           plumber LIC. NO. 10338. Call
                                                                                  Complete interior/exterior con-            Over 40 Years. We Offer                                                     residential        rates.       Matt
 fice. Trouble Shooting, Upgrades,       ING      and      REMODELING.                                                                                       Rick (413)533-3109.
                                                                                  struction & renovation. Insured             Free Estimates and are                                                     (413)272-5244 Palmer, Wilbra-
 Installations, Networking. Reason-      KIT/BATH/TILE,      ADDITIONS,                                                                                                                                  ham and Ludlow area.
 able rates. Your place or mine.         SIDING, WINDOWS, FINISHED                CS085783,             MA145959.          Fully Insured. Services that                 Roofing
                                                                                  (413)534-7222. (413)204-1332.           We Offer are: Interior/Exterior
 413-283-7500                            BASEMENTS, REPAIRS. EXCA-
                                         VATION WORK:-SEPTIC SYS-                                                           Painting, Staining, Texture      GET THE SNOW OFF YOUR                               Tree Work                                                                                                                                 ROOF. Call Local Builders for a
                                         TEMS-          INSTALL/REPAIR,                                                         Ceilings, Sheetrock,                                                     KEN’S TREE SERVICE AND
                                                                                       House Cleaning                      Power Washing, Wallpaper          safe way to remove snow off your
                                                                                                                                                                                                         LAND CLEARING. We also do
 frustrating or frightening. I’ll come                                                                                   Removal, and Minor Carpentry        roof. Available 24 hrs. Call
                                         LINES. BIG/SMALL-all AFFORD-             K&M Housecleaning. For all of                                                                                          Landscaping/ stonework. Fully in-
 to you. Upgrades, set-up, tutoring,                                                                                                 Please Call             (413)626-5296. Call us for all your
                                         ABLE.                    Martin          your housecleaning needs. Rea-                                                                                         sured. Free Estimate. Cordwood
 troubleshooting. Hardware, soft-                                                                                              Brian (413) 363-2897          roofing needs.
                                         Murphy-413-967-9897                      sonable rates. Reliable. Trustwor-                                                                                     available.        (413)436-7262,
                                                                                                                              or John (413) 313-6262
 ware. Also setup DVD, Home
 Theatre, Phones, etc. Monique
                                         Cell-413-949-1901                        thy. Free in house estimate. Call
                                                                                                                          for Your Free Estimate Today
                                                                                                                                                                 Snow Removal                            (774)452-4491, (413)277-5053.
                                                                                  Kathy McGrath (413)532-7225.
 (413)237-1035.                          C-D HOME IMPROVEMENT. 1                                                                                             SNOW BLOWING, ROOF raking                                 Pets
                                         Call for all your needs. Windows,                                                                                   and ice dam removal. Insured.
           Electrician                   siding, roofs, additions, decks,                                                                                    Call Paul (413)657-3825.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               RETIRED RACING

                                         baths, hardwood floors, painting.
                                         All work 100% guaranteed. Li-
                                                                                        15 Weekly Newspapers                                                 A1 SNOW REMOVAL roof clean-
                                                                                                                                                             ing, parking lots, driveways. Rea-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           GREYHOUNDS AVAILABLE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                FOR ADOPTION
 FRIENDLY service, free esti-            censed and insured. Call Bob                                                                                                                                      spayed/neutered, wormed,
 mates. Fully insured. Scot Winters
 electrician Lic. #13514-B Call
                                         (860)301-8283 CS Lic. #97110,
                                                                       Cell          Serving 50 Local Communities                                            sonable rates. (413)237-4811,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           shots, heartworm checked,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  teeth cleaned
 (413)244-7096.                          HIC Lic #162905                                                                                                                                                    Greyhound Options Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bart – 3 1/2 y.o. red male, big
                                                                                                                                                                                                         and beautiful, a real sweetheart,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         does stairs, loves affection, does
                                                                                                                                                                                                         not seem to be cat safe

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hanzel – 2 y.o. red fawn male,

          $ Fill Out and Mail This Money Maker $                                                                                                                                                         easy -going, affectionate, fast
                                                                                                                                                                                                         learner, excellent leash manners,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         seems to be cat and chicken safe

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Shane – almost 3 y.o. brindle
          CATEGORY:                                                                                                                                                                                      male, a bit shy and quiet, likes
                                                                                                                                                                                                         people around, clean in the
      1                           2                        3                            4
                                                                                                                             Quabbin Village Hills                                                       house, does stairs,
                                                                                                                               Circulation: 50,500
     5                           6                          7                           8                                                                                                                Silvio – 3-1/2 y.o. red male,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         friendly, would like other Greys for
                                                                                                                                                                                                         company, would be a good walk-
      9                          10                         11                          12
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ing companion, does not seem to
                                                                                                                                                                                                         be safe with cats
      13                         14                         15                          16

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Taffy – 2 y.o. black female, loves
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the outdoors, walks well on leash,
     17                          18                         19                          20                Base Price
                                                                                                             24.00                                                                                       loves belly rubs, carries shoes
                                                                                                                                                                                                         around the house, seems to be
      21                Base Price 22             Base Price 23                Base Price 24              Base Price                                                                                     cat safe
                           24.50                     25.00                        25.50                      26.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Topper – 2 y.o. black male,
      25                Base Price 26             Base Price 27                Base Price 28              Base Price
                           26.50                     27.00                        27.50                      28.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                         friendly, likes people, might be
                                                                                                                                                                                                         good therapy dog, does not seem
      29                Base Price 30             Base Price 31                Base Price 32              Base Price                                                                                     to be cat safe
                           28.50                     29.00                        29.50                      30.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tully – 3 y.o. brindle male, lively,
     33                 Base Price 34             Base Price 35                Base Price 36              Base Price
                           30.50                     31.00                        31.50                      32.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                         fun-loving, mischievous, would
                                                                                                                                                                                                         like other dogs and people around
                        Base Price 38             Base Price 39                                                                                                                                          for company, does not seem to be
                           32.50                     33.00
                                                                               Base Price 40
                                                                                                          Base Price
                                                                                                                                                 Suburban Residential
                                                                                                                                                                                                         cat safe
                                                                                                                                                    Circulation: 59,000
                            Run my ad in the following Zones(s):                                                                                                                                         Warren – 4 y.o. red male, playful,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         loves toys, could be only dog,
                                                                                                                       Buy the Quabbin Village Hills or the Suburban
                                                                                                                                                                                                         does not seem to be cat safe
                                            QUABBIN          SUBURBAN                                                  Residential ZONE for $24.00 for 20 words plus
                                                ❑                 ❑                                                    50¢ for additional words. Add $5 for a second ZONE.                               Whitey – 5 y.o. white/red male,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         used to home life, would love to
     NAME                                                                 PHONE                                                                                                                          have human companionship, likes
                                                                                                                              First ZONE base price                          includes additional words   other Greys, cat workable
                                                                                                                                Add a second ZONE           + $500                                       Call Mary (413) 566-3129 or
     TOWN                                                         STATE                         ZIP                                                                                                      Claire (413) 967-9088 or see us
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 CNA and HHA OPEN HOUSE                              FRONT DESK                 into this spacious and open floor                                                    WARE 5 ACRE ESTATE lot off                      INDIAN ORCHARD 2 bedroom,
 Come learn about a career in                  PERSON/RECEPTIONIST              plan. Living room with wood floor,                                                   Greenwich Rd. Access road site                  1st fl. 5 rooms in 2 family,
 Homecare.       Thurs. Feb. 10            needed for a busy rural dental       pellet stove and vaulted wood ceil-                                                  work complete. 260 ft Frontage                  $700/mo without utilities. Call
 9am-4pm. Visiting Angels, 34              practice, with duties to include;    ing opens to a huge loft upstairs.                                                   along brook. Secluded and quiet,                (413)583-2909.
 Robbins Road, Springfield and             appointment confirmation, billing,   Big country kitchen with wood                                                        town water & Cable available.
 507 Southampton Road, West-               patient and insurance company        floor and hickory cabinets opens                                                     Owner financing possible. Asking                LUDLOW 4 RM apt. Private park.
 field. Snowdate 2/17/11. More info        coordination, and maintaining ac-    into dining area with slider to yard.                                                $75K Call (508)839-1092.                        Stove, refrig. incl. Near bus line.
 (413)733-6960.                            counts receivable. Must have         First floor master with slider to                                                                                                    1st   &     last.       No   pets.
                                           computer skills, be good with        porch, full bath with custom vanity                                                       Mobile Homes                               413-543-5326.
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 DRIVER FOR SCHOOL Van.                    must have exceptional interper-      bedrooms and huge bath upstairs                                                                                                      PALMER ONE BEDROOM apt.,
 Palmer, Belchertown, Chicopee,                                                                                                                                      Meadowbrook Acres 24x44 $80’s.
                                           sonal skills. Fax resume to          make this the perfect family home.      “INDEPENDENT, LOCALLY                                                                        convenient location, hot water in-
 Holyoke, Ludlow and South Had-                                                                                                                                      2 BR, 2 BA, gas heat, shingles, vi-
                                           413-967-3953                         Every Attention was paid to detail      OWNED AND OPERATED”                                                                          cluded.   No     pets.   $495/mo
 ley areas. 4-6 hours/ day, includ-                                                                                                                                  nyl, wooded lot. 55+ park. DASAP
                                                                                in this one owner home. Seller                                                                                                       (413)596-6286.
 ing: 6:00-9:30 AM; 1:00-4:30 PM.                                                                                       OPEN HOUSE Sat., Feb. 5th 1- 3 PM            (413)593-9961.
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 PUBLIC ACCESS TV PROGRAM                  practice. Network. Space avail-
                                                                                                                         BELCHERTOWN – Exceptional Tudor
 COORDINATOR The Town of                   able for private/ group sessions.                                             style split level home on 2.73 acres                                                        THREE ROOMS TO rent in pri-
 Wilbraham seeks applicants for a          Pay as you go. No overhead.                                                   offering 3BR, 2.5BA, fireplace in liv-                                                      vate home in West Springfield.
 p/t 17.5/hr per week Public Ac-           Room for massage, yoga, Zumba,                                                ing room, hardwood floors, screened
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Own exit, stove, refrigerator. gar-
 cess Television Program Coordi-           more. Art/ Wellness crafts wanted                                             patio/porch, large family room/study
                                                                                     TOOMEY-LOVETT                       & central air. Immaculate and move-                                                         bage disposal. Utilities included
 nator. Schedules and automates            for consignment. Healthy Horizen
                                                                                                                         in ready! (71128086) $275,000                                                               $700/mo (413)733-9051.
 daily WPA education, government           (413)575-6873. Visit us @                   109 West St.
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 ensures smooth system for cable                                                              ALL REAL ESTATE advertised                         Vacation Rentals
 casting of programs and tapes,                                                                                                                                      herein is subject to the Federal
 accepts all incoming programs,                        Drivers                         413-967-6326                                                                  Fair Housing Act, which makes it                FOR RENT: ONE week at the
 works with producers and im-                                                            “Buy now while                                                              illegal to advertise “any prefer-               largest timeshare in the world. Or-
 ported program contacts, works                         $3000.00                                                                                                     ence, limitation, or discrimination
                                                                                     interest rates are LOW”                                                                                                         ange Lake is right next to Disney
 with volunteers on program pro-                    SIGN ON BONUS                                                                                                    because of race, color, religion,               and has many amenities including
 posals, schedules recordings, ob-                    PLUS Hazmat                                                                                                    sex, handicap, familial status, or
                                                                                Barre – Four bedroom, two bath                                                                                                       golf, tennis, and a water park.
 tains additional programming,                       Reimbursement                                                                                                   national origin, or intention to
                                                                                Cape, sunny open floor plan, set         EASTHAMPTON – Well maintained                                                               Weeks available are in February,
 maintains database of programs.                       Home Daily                                                        3BR Ranch w/ 1400 s.f. on one level,        make any such preference, limita-
                                                                                on small cul-de-sac, 1.82 acres,                                                                                                     March, and April. Cost for a Sun-
 HS Dipl or GED, Associates De-                       Drop & Hook                                                        plus a walk-up attic w/ potential to fin-   tion, or discrimination.” We will not
                                                                                level open lot. $229,900                                                                                                             day week is $850 inclusive. Call
 gree or 2 yrs vocational/technical             No NYC - 200 mile radius                                                 ish. Eat-in kitchen, wood floors,           knowingly accept any advertising
                                                                                                                         replacement windows & ample stor-                                                           Carol at 978-371-2442 for more
 training in video production, ability             Westfield, MA area                                                                                                for real estate which is in violation
                                                                                Brookfield – Exquisite antique           age. (71137175) $208,000                                                                    information.
 to operate TV, video editing and             NEW, LOCAL, DEDICATED                                                                                                  of the law. All persons are hereby
                                              DRIVING OPPORTUNITIES             near the Brookfield Common.                                                                                                          WARM WEATHER IS year round
 computer equipment. Exp in pub-                                                Loaded with original details, four                                                   informed that all dwellings adver-
 lic access programming preferred,           Class A CDL with Hazmat, and                                                                                            tised are available on an equal op-             in Aruba. The water is safe and
                                                  1 year T/T experience         bedrooms, 2.5 baths, marble fire-                                                                                                    the dining is fantastic. March 25th
 excellent writing, editing and or-                                             place in livingroom, large de-                                                       portunity basis.
 ganizational skills. Flexible hours,        in the past 5 years is required.                                                                                                                                        to April available. Walk out to the
                                                           EOE                  tached barn for hobbies or shop.                                                                                                     beach. Sleeps 8. $3500. Call
 some evening and weekend work                                                                                                                                       BELCHERTOWN 1ST FL., 1.5
                                                      866-299-5673              $199,900                                                                                                                             Carol at 978-371-2442 or email:
 required; $15.86 - $19.04/hr hiring                                                                                                                                 Bedroom, central air and heat,
 range, limited benefits. Please                                                                                                                                     vacuum. Ample cabinets, stove         
 complete employment application
                                                   Real Estate                  HARDWICK: Gilbertville center,
                                                                                                                                                                     and refrigerator. All utilities fur-
 available in the Selectmen's Of-
                                                                                Antique Colonial, three bedroom,
                                                                                two bath, enclosed porches,             SPRINGFIELD – Tudor in a quality             nished. Ample parking. Available                     Auto For Sale
 fice, Wilbraham Town Hall, 240                                                                                         location with over 7,000 square feet         immediately (413)323-5730 $750
                                                                                needs TLC but worth effort, town                                                                                                     2008 TOYOTA PRIUS 35k coun-
 Springfield St., Wilbraham MA                                                                                          of living space on three full floors.        monthly, 1st and security.
                                                                                utilities. $ 95,000                     New kitchen, updated baths, 10BR,                                                            try miles. Grey. Like new $13,000
 01095 or online at www.wilbra-                                                                                                                                                                                      (978)257-1610.
                                                                                                                        3.5BA all on 1.5 acres. Stunning!            CHICOPEE 1 BEDROOM Effi- Deadline for submit-                                               For Rent: Commercial building,          (71144380) $424,000
 ting applications is FRIDAY,                                                   800 sq ft, great location, very visi-
                                                                                                                                                                     ciency $475/ mo includes water.
                                                                                                                                                                     1st,   last.  Street   parking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Auto Services
 2/11/2011. AA/EOE                                                              ble to traffic, Rte. 9 location. Off                                                 Non-smoking (413)592-7525.                             NORTH HADLEY
                                                                                street parking. $800 per month.                                                                                                          MOTORS & GARAGE
                                                                                Call Dorrinda                                                                        CHICOPEE. 2 BEDROOM, great                         373 River Dr., Hadley, MA
        Health Care                                                                                                                                                  location, low affordable apartment,              Complete Automotive Repair &
                                                                                Shalene                                                                              off     street     parking.    Call                          Sales!
 CAREGIVERS/HOME HELPERS                                                        Friedhaber           413-593-6656                                                    (413)221-0613 for more informa-                     We do it all, Please Call
 FOR the elderly. Experience                                                    Dorrinda                                                                             tion.                                                   413-657-2877
 needed. Certification not required.                                            O’Keefe-Shea         978-434-1990                                                                                                              Ask for Tim
 Call Home Instead Senior Care                     PRICE REDUCED                Glen Moulton         413-967-5463        EASTHAMPTON – Townhouse end
                                                                                                                         unit with 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath is in                                                           10% off Student Discount
 (413)304-2316 or e-mail chrisster-               PALMER – $279,900             Cindy St. George     413-967-3327                                                                                                         15% Senior Discount
                                                                                                                         move-in condiditon. Gas heat, cen-                      Custom Build home on an acre of      Jill Stolgitis       774-242-5045        tral air, deck, walkout basement with           FOR RENT
                                           wooded privacy is truly unique!      Candy Smith          413-348-9289        family room, maple kitchen w/                                                                    Autos Wanted
                                           This gorgeous home has authen-       Ruth Vadnais         413-967-4256        Corian. (71166264) $229,900
                                           tic country flair throughout! Wrap                                                                                                                                        $$$ AUTOS WANTED TOP Dol-
                                           around front porch welcomes you                                                                                                                                           lar paid for your unwanted cars,
                                                                                                                                                                      All real estate advertising in this            trucks, vans, big & small, running
                                                                                                                                                                      newspaper is subject to the Federal            or not. Call 413-534-5400.
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                                                                                                                                                                      limitation or discrimination based on          car, boat, or real estate. IRS tax
                                                                                                                                                                      race, color, religion, sex, handicap,
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                     Shared Living                                                           REAL ESTATE
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                                                                                                                                                                      age, marital status, or any intention to
                                                                                                                                                                      make any such preference, limitation or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     leged children.
                                                                                                                         in this gorgeous Contemporary                discrimination.
                                                                                                                         Ranch on the river set on 2+ acres.                                                         800-883-6399.
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                                                                                                                         throughout including kitchen, baths
        couple or single person to share their                                                                           & more (71168467) $429,000
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                                                                                        JILL A. GRAVEL, BROKER                                                        informed that all dwellings advertising in     towing & non-runners accepted.
         home in the Granby, South Hadley,                                                                                                                            this newspaper are available on an equal       800-549-2791. Help Us Transform
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                                                                                                                                                                      Housing and Urban Development “ HUD”
               intellectual disabilities.                                                                                                                             toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. For the N.E.
       An adult centered home would be ideal.
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                                                                                        Call us today                                                                 free number for the hearing impaired is
                                                                                                                                                                      1-800-927-9275.                                1996 FORD RANGER, Good run-
        He is capable of performing his own                                           for a free market                                                                                                              ning condition, 4x4, 6 cyl., ex-
             Activities of Daily Living                                                  analysis of                    BELCHERTOWN – Classic colonial with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tended cab, cap, 189K. One
                                                                                                                        2,000+ sf, 4BR, 1.1BA on 1.3 acres                                                           owner. $1,500 or best offer
       A valid Massachusetts driver’s license                                            your home!                     with wonderful curb appeal. Your spe-        HOLYOKE, 3-BED, $695, utilities                 (413)283-6297.
                                                                                                                        cial touch will bring out the best of the    separate, first and last required,
              and vehicle are required.                                                   Buyers -                      charm. (71181235) $179,000                   978-853-7843.
       In exchange for your support, you will                                           See thousands                    Jones Group Realty
          receive an annual stipend as well                                              of properties                        Offices                                                    Open House
                                                                                                                             Amherst 413-549-3700
                  as other supports.                                                        for sale                     Belchertown 323-7295
       If you are interested in supporting this                                         24 hours a day                    Northampton 413-585-0400
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunday, 2/06/11, 12-2 PM
       young man, please contact Specialized                                                                                                                                             48 Alvord Place South Hadley
                                                                                  Evenings call:
         Home Care’s Recruitment Team at                                          MERRIE BROWN          668-8190
                                                                                                                                                                                       (413) 433-1978 Mary Jo
              1-800-652-2201 Ext. 153                                             KAYE BOOTHMAN         477-6624                                                                        Free Standing Home
                                                                                  BOBBIE DOMNARSKI      244-3556
                                                         VALARIE WILLIAMS      658-5471                                                              2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage
                                                                                  TINA BURKE            477-6078
                                                                                  CHRISTINA KING        687-2118                                                                    Fabulous Views from Deck
                                                                                  JILL GRAVEL           967-7353
                                                                                                                                                                                 Finished Room and Large Storage
       Creating Opportunities, Building Relationships, Improving Lives for                                                                                                             in Walk out Basement
        Children And Adults With Developmental Disabilities Since 1952
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       Where to find your
        Town Reminder
                                                                                                  St. Pat's Committee honors Rohan
       EVERY FRIDAY…                                                                              Award recipient Jane Chevalier
  ➦ Brunelle’s Marina .......................................1 Alvord Street
      McCrays..........................................................Alvord Street              BY DENNIS P. HOHENBERGER
 Main Library ........................................................Bardwell Street               Turley Publications Correspondent
 Stop & Go Convenience ..................................4 Bardwell Street
 Crack of Dawn ....................................................20 Bridge Street
 Getty Station ......................................................19 Bridge Street                SOUTH HADLEY – Last
 Liquor Town ........................................................19 Bridge Street             Saturday, the St. Patrick's
 Senior Living Center ............................................... Canal Street
 Town Reminder ..............................................138 College Street                   Committee of Holyoke hon-
 Brookside Building ..................................... 136 College Highway                     ored award recipients with a
 Council on Aging .................................................. Dayton Street
 Family Cuts .......................................................... 189 East Street           reception at the Holiday
 Taylor Rental ................................................... 577 Granby Road                Inn. The committee present-
 Polish American Club ..................................... 525 Granby Road
 Finishing Touch Salon ............................................ Granby Road                   ed the Citizenship, Gallivan,
 O’Connell’s Convenience ............. 483 Granby Road/Route 202                                  O'Connell and Rohan
 Werenski Insurance ....................... 439 Granby Road/Route 202
 Adelfia............................................ 506 Granby Road/Route 202                    Awards.
 Haydocy Gas Station ........................................... 72 Lamb Street                      Before the ceremony, the
 Houle Family Restaurant & Deli ......................... 50 Lamb Street
 Berkshire Bank ..................................................... 74 Lamb Street              Holyoke High School
 Gerry’s Music Store .............................................. 80 Lamb Street                Madrigal Choir performed
 Egg & I ................................................................. 26 Main Street
 John’s Collision .................................................... 00 Main Street             the Irish and American
 Pleasant Street Auto ............................................ 91 Main Street                 National Anthems. Parade
 South Hadley Electric .......................................... 85 Main Street
 South Hadley Town Hall ................................... 116 Main Street                       Committee          President
 Suds Your Dud Laundry ....................................... 14 Main Street                     Kathleen M. Lynch wel-
 Fuel Services, Inc. ................................................ 95 Main Street
 Mt. Holyoke College Bookstore ............Mount Holyoke College                                  comed guests. Barry J. Farrell
 Skinner Hall...........................................Mount Holyoke College                     acted as master-of-cere-
 Allery’s Liquor Store ...................................... 314 Newton Street
 Bank North .................................................... 460 Newton Street                monies, while Father                                                                           TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY DENNIS P. HOHENBERGER
 Big Y ............................................................... 510 Newton Street          Anthony Cullen gave the
 General Cleaners ........................................... 501 Newton Street
 Manderin Gourmet ........................................ 481 Newton Street                      invocation.                      (l-r) Thomas P. Moriarty, Rita G. Moore, Jane Coughlin Chevalier and Kathryn M. Dulchinos
 O’Connell’s Convenience ............................. 467 Newton Street                             Congressman John Olver
 Seven-11 ........................................................ 426 Newton Street
 Subway ........................................................... 532 Newton Street             (D-MA) congratulated recipients Jane Coughlin skills and her devotion as pageant coordinator with the
 White Wing ................................................... 586 Newton Street                 Chevalier of South Hadley, Kathryn M. Dulchinos of annual Grand Colleen Pageant. She was joined by her
 Loomis Village ........................................ 246 North Main Street
 Big Y ............................................................................... Route 33   Chicopee, Rita G. Moore of Agawam and Thomas P. husband, George, and this year's colleen finalist.
 In Vogue Salon............................................................... Route 33           Moriarty Jr.                                                       She said her work on the pageant, since 1986, is not
 Route 33 Pizza ................................................................ Route 33
 Gagne’s Package Store ................................................. Route 116                   State Rep. Michael F. Kane (D-Holyoke) offered work, but a “labor of love.” Dulchinos established a
 Village Commons Hall ....................................Village Commons                         greetings and citations to each recipient. He also repre- fund for the colleens, which pays for their elegant
 Bank of America ..............................................Village Commons
 Tailgate Picnic .................................................Village Commons                 sented State Sen. Michael Knapik (R-Westfield) who evening gowns, tartan skirts, Irish knit sweaters and
 Thirsty Mind Café ...........................................Village Commons                     had a prior commitment.                                         other related expenses.
 Post Office...................................................... Woodbridge Street                                                                                 Moore, of Agawam, garnered the Daniel J. Gallivan
                                                                                                     City Council President Joseph M. McGiverin said
           GRANBY                                                                                 despite the hardships Holyoke has endured over the Award, which honors a longstanding member, while
         Center Pharmacy .............................................. Route 202
        Cindy’s Soft Serve .............................................. Route 202               years, the committee has staged the St. Patrick's Day not from Holyoke, who has significantly contributed to
 Granby Library ............................................................. Route 202           Parade uninterrupted for the last 60 years. “We may the parade and committee. She was a founding member
 Granby Town Hall ....................................................... Route 202
 Sapowsky Farm............................................................. Route 202             not be the largest parade in this country, but we are the of the Agawam Parade Committee and Colleen
 Senior Center............................................................... Route 202           best parade in the nation,” he said.                            Committee.
 Union Mart .................................................................. Route 202
 Vicker’s Liquors ............................................................ Route 202             Chevalier, who received the Thomas F. Rohan                     Former Mayor Martin Dunn introduced Moriarty,
 Getty Station ..................................West State Street/Route 202                      Award, joins a list of past recipients which include her the Citizenship Award recipient. He described
 Granby Package .........................60 West State Street/Route 202
 Little Italy Pizza..........................56 West State Street/Route 202                       late father, Edward “Pop” Coughlin. The award recog- Moriarty as a “quiet and unassuming man,” someone
 Phins Hill ........................................West State Street/Route 202                   nizes a longstanding member of the committee who has who does not showcase his own accomplishments.
 Pizza Palace .....................................West State Street/Route 202                                                                                       He said the recipient's strong work ethic originates
 Polish Credit Union ..................49 West State Street/Route 202                             made “significant contribution to the overall success of
 Summit General Store ....................................New Ludlow Road                         the parade and the association.”                                from his care of others.

          CHICOPEE                                                                                   “While I'm truly flattered and excited to receive this          Moriarty, the Register of Probate for the Hampden
         McKinely House .............................................. Asinof Ave                 award, I am fully aware that an award honoring one's Probate & Family Court, is a decorated Vietnam War
         Country Trading Post .................................... Burnett Road
 Citgo ....................................................................... Burnett Road       commitment to the parade committee does not come veteran, who later served as a Special Agent in U.S.
 Chicopee Savings....................................................Center Street                in a vacuum,” she said. “I am only here because I'm Drug Enforcement Administration, where he combated
 C&T Pizza ...........................................................Chicopee Street
 Birch Bark Place .................................................Chicopee Street                lucky enough to work with a tremendously hardwork- drug activity in New York City.
 Mike’s Variety .............................................................Dale Street          ing group of people.”                                              Moriarty thanked the parade committee and later
 Store 24 .............................................................. Exchange Street             Chevalier is the coordinator of the Child Abuse said he was humbled in receiving the award. He was
 Polish Credit Union .......................................... Exchange Street
 Polish Credit Union .......................................... Exchange Street                   Unit in the Northwestern District Attorney's Office.            joined by his wife, Sandra, and sons, Sean and Richard.
 Chicopee Municipal Credit ...................................... Front Street                       Dulchinos, of Chicopee, received the George E.                  The Grand Coronation Ball is scheduled for
 Corner Store ............................................................. Front Street
 Fruit Fair.................................................................... Front Street      O'Connell Award, which honored her fundraising Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Log Cabin.
 White Eagle Package Store ........................................ Fuller Road
 Cecile’s Boutique ............................................. 50 Grattan Street
 Elks .......................................................................... Granby Road
 Aldenville Credit Union ...................................... Grattan Street
 Lucky Strike .......................................................... Grattan Street
 Sentry Cleaners .........................................................James Street            South Hadley Senior Travel                                                Gaylord Library hosts Wine
 Bernie’s Dining Depot...............................................James Street
 Walgreen’s ........................................................... Memorial Drive
 Route 33 Pizza ..................................................... Memorial Drive              Club to attend two shows                                                  Down First Friday
 Big Y .................................................................... Memorial Drive
 Montcalm Heights .............................................. Memorial Drive                      SOUTH HADLEY - The South Hadley Senior                                    SOUTH HADLEY - Wine Down First Friday at
 Neighbor’s Variety............................................... Memorial Drive                                                                                           Gaylord Library in South Hadley will be held on
 Mailboxes Etc...................................................... Memorial Drive               Travel Club along with the Newport Playhouse and
 Giovanni’s Pizza ................................................. Memorial Drive                Cabaret presents "Norman, Is That You?" on                                Friday, Feb. 4 from 5 to 6:30. For a $5 donation, enjoy
 Hess Gas Station ................................................. Memorial Drive                                                                                          a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage while chat-
 Kappy’s Liquors ................................................... Memorial Drive               Wednesday, Feb. 23rd. You will enjoy not just one
 Louis & Clark Drugstore ..................................... Memorial Drive                     show, but two hilarious shows. A fabulous buffet lunch                    ting with old friends and new. This month’s sponsors
 South Hadley Mart ............................................. Memorial Drive
                                                                                                  will be served upon arrival. Then it's into their theatre                 are Nancy and Marty Kundl of South Hadley. You
 Winn Package Store ........................................... Memorial Drive
 McKinstry Market ......................................... Montgomery Street                     for the main show. "Norman Is That You?" which is                         must be 21 and over to attend. Proceeds to benefit
 Vanguard Furniture ..................................450 New Ludlow Road
                                                                                                  back by popular demand. Following this performance                        Gaylord Library. For more information call 538-5047
 Collegian Court ..........................................................Park Street
 Senior Center.................................................. Valley View Court                you will return to your original table for the cabaret.                   or visit,
          HOLYOKE                                                                                 Cost: $82. Depart at 7:45 a.m. from Big Y,
   ➦   (Pat’s) Mega Foods ......................................... Cabot Street                  Willimansett St, South Hadley. Contact Susan
       Holyoke Soldier’s Home ................................Cherry Street
     Greg & Adams Package Store............................... Dwight St.
 Sycamore House........................................................ Essex Street
                                                                                                  Canedy, 536, 2106.                                                             Thirsty Mind presents live,
 Highland Hardware ........................................... Hampden Street
 Chris’s Cut & Design ......................................... Hampden Street
                                                                                                                                                                                         local music
 Holyoke City Hall......................................................High Street
 Holyoke Lock .............................................................High Street            South Hadley Family Center                                                      SOUTH HADLEY – For the next six Saturday
 High Street Barber Shop ...........................................High Street
 Stop & Shop ......................................................... Lincoln Street
 Dairy Mart ............................................................... Lyman Street
                                                                                                  hosts annual Preschool Fair                                                  evenings at the Thirsty Mind Coffee and Wine
 Gramps Restaurant ................................................. Lyman Street
                                                                                                                                                                               Bar, located within the Village Commons at 23
 Lyman Laundry ....................................................... Lyman Street                   SOUTH HADLEY - South Hadley Family Center                                College St., local artists will play live music for
 Holyoke Library .......................................................Maple Street                                                                                           free from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call
 Pulaski Apts .............................................................Maple Street           will host their annual Preschool Fair on Thursday,
 Pulaski Apts .............................................................Maple Street           Feb. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m. Meet the representatives                            (413) 538 - 9309.
 3 B’S Convenience ......................................Northampton Street                       from local area preschools and childcare providers
 Holyoke Liquor Mart ...................................Northampton Street
 Stop & Shop ................................................Northampton Street                   that offer preschool programs. Refreshments will be                          Saturday, Feb. 5 - 7 p.m. - Dan Daniels with
 Holyoke YMCA ..........................................................Pine Street               served.                                                                                                  Kurt Hansen
 Mel’s Restaurant....................................................Pleasant Street
 Holyoke Towers ....................................................Pleasant Street                   The South Hadley Family Center is located in the                         Saturday, Feb. 12 - 7 p.m. - David Engelbrecht
 R&R Variety ..............................................Sargeant & Sycamore                    lower rear level of All Saints Episcopal Church at 7
 D Mart Convenience ........................................... Westfield Road
 Tan Factory .......................................................... Westfield Road            Woodbridge St., South Hadley, MA; the South Hadley                           Saturday, Feb. 19 - 7 p.m. - B Flat Tin Hat
 JP Restaurant .............................................. Whiting Farms Road                  Family Center offers drop-in playgroups for adults and
 Strum’s Deli.......................................................... Westfield Road                                                                                         Saturday, Feb. 26 - 7 p.m. - Ray Mason
 JP’s Restaurant ............................................ Whiting Farms Road                  little ones, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-

          LUDLOW                                                                                  11 a.m. (following South Hadley public school calen-
                                                                                                  dar). For more information, call 533-7096 or visit
                                                                                                                                                                               Saturday, March 5 - 7 p.m. - Shane Symolon
          Randall’s Farm...............................................Center Street
                                                                                                                                              Saturday, March 12 - 7 p.m. - Tony Della Ratta

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