TOWNReminderVo l . 4 2 N o . 4 9 • We e k of April 8, 2011 • 413-536-5333 • FREE
Local Girl Scouts have New faces on
their cake and eat it, too after election
Raise funds for Birthday Voter turn-out still low
Wishes organization BY KRISTIN WILL
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BY KRISTIN WILL
Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH HADLEY - Although four board
positions were contested in South Hadley’s
SOUTH HADLEY – Armed
2011 Town Election, just 15 percent of resi-
with chocolate frosting, pretzel
dents voted Monday.
sticks and animal crackers, 14
With a little more than double last year’s
teams of three to four Girl
voter turn-out of only six percent, the 2011
Scouts discussed their plans of
voters, 1,622 of those 10,621 registered, pro-
action. To frost, or not to frost?
duced some interesting results.
Layer or carve?
Positions on the school committee were the
The girls, ranging from
most sought-after by four candidates, Robert M.
Brownies to Juniors to Cadets,
Abrams, Shannon L. Hann, Kevin McAllister
were competing Sunday in the
and Barry CD Waite. Former chair and vice
first-ever Cake Boss competi- TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTOS BY KRISTIN WILL chair persons JoAnn Jordan and Kathryn
tion to benefit Birthday Wishes,
Mazur, respectively, did not seek re-election.
a Massachusetts organization “The Awesome Bakers,” comprised of nine-year old Savannah Richard from Troop 141, Waite and surprisingly, Abrams, were elected to
which creates birthday parties 13-year-old Samantha Schwanter of Troop 98, Emma Mccurdy, 10, of Troop 11151 and fill those positions.
eight-year-old Lily Matias, of Troop 40193, all from South Hadley, won the “Cake Boss Garnering the most votes was Waite, with
Please see SCOUTS, page 12 Competition” held Sunday. 909. Abrams had 778, beating out McAllister
who had 629 and Hann who had 465. Five vot-
ers, three from Precinct C and one each from
Commercial vehicle use of Old Lyman Road a concern precincts B and D, wrote in names and 458 resi-
BY JASON COOK dents left blanks.
cial vehicles traveling on Old Archambault – along with other res-
Incumbents for the three other boards,
Turley Publications Correspondent Lyman Road and speed limits on idents of the area – wants them pro-
Selectboard, Municipal Light Board and
North Street. hibited altogether. Police Chief
SOUTH HADLEY - The South Trustee for the Free Public Library, kept their
Old Lyman Road currently has a David LaBrie said there are “seven
Hadley Traffic Sign Committee dis- positions. For Selectboard, Robert G. Judge
sign which only allows commercial or eight” residential homes along
cussed Tuesday a pair of issues raised vehicles to travel the road between
by residents – the usage of commer- Please see ELECTION, page 13
7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Christine Please see CONCERN, page 7
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NEWS Resident Douglas Bowen named Business
This Week Person of the Year
• LOCAL NEWS . . . . . . . . . . . .2 HOLYOKE - Douglas A. Bowen, “For those reasons
president and chief executive officer of and more,” said
• OPINION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 PeoplesBank, has been named 2011 Corrigan, “Doug
“Business Person of the Year” by the Bowen deserves to be
• CALENDAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Greater Holyoke Chamber of honored by the Greater
Commerce. Holyoke business com-
• PUBLIC SAFETY . . . . . . . .10 Steve Corrigan, Chairman of the munity. The Chamber
Chamber, announced the award, along is proud to be the pre-
• IN THE CLASSROOM . . . .11 with plans for the award presentation. senter of his well-
Bowen will be honored at the Business earned recognition.”
• GRANBY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Person of the Year Dinner on May 3 at 6 Bowen, a native of
p.m. at the Log Cabin Banquet and Holyoke, began work-
• SPORTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Meeting House. ing at PeoplesBank as a
The award has been presented annu- teller in 1975. Since
• CLASSIFIEDS . . . . . . . . . . .20 ally since it was first presented to the then, he has served in
late Daniel J. O’Connell in 1972. Peter all major areas of the
Douglas A. Bowen, of South Hadley, is named the Business
In the News Rosskothen of the Log Cabin-Delaney
House chaired the Selection Committee
He is a Business Person Of the Year.
and will preside at the dinner. Administration gradu-
According to Corrigan, “Doug Bowen ate of Salem State College and holds an Western Mass., the Pioneer Valley Plan
has not only grown PeoplesBank, but has MBA degree in finance from Western for Progress, Loomis Communities and
created a ‘culture of giving’ during his New England College. He has also par- the Greater Holyoke Chamber of
tenure as CEO that has set a new bench- ticipated in a variety of post-graduate Commerce.
mark for successful corporations in our programs, including the Tuck Executive He and his wife Anna reside in South
region.“We applaud, as well, his efforts to Program at Dartmouth College. Hadley. For information and reservations
raise the level of the bank’s environmen- Bowen is a trustee of Holyoke for the awards dinner, contact the
11 tal responsibility through actions that are Community College, a director of the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce
unprecedented in his industry. Economic Development Council of at 413-534-3376.
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Girl Scouts give to Meals on Wheels recipients
BY KRISTIN WILL ticipated in Girl Scouts together since
Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Kindergarten, except for one girl who
more recently joined. Co-Troop Leader
SOUTH HADLEY - The culmina- Kim Schwalm became teary-eyed when
tion of three years’ hard work saw Girl reflecting upon the years of service the
Scouts hand-delivering health and group of girls has completed. “They put
hygiene care packages to 80 South so much work into it,” she said. “They’re
Hadley Meals on Wheels recipients at just really growing into nice, independ-
Newton Manor. ent young women.”
Girls from Cadette Troop 40144 offi-
cially completed their Silver Award
Project Monday morning. Through
fundraisers, holiday craft fairs and I think it’s great for young
donations, they had raised $500 to pur- people to think of doing work for
chase toothpaste, body wash, hand san- others. It shows that there are
itizer, shampoo and other items used to
prevent illness and maintain good
some great young people in South
hygiene. With donations, the products Hadley.
given to the 80 recipients totaled more
than $800. More than 40 hours of
planning were put into the project by Anne O’Connor
each girl, a requirement for the Silver
Award. Additionally, the project need- Having completed their Silver Award
ed to be one which others could con- TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY KRISTIN WILL Project, the girls will move on to working
tinue. on their Gold Award Project. But for now,
“We’ve never done something as big Members of Cadette Troop 40144, Ana Robinson, 13, Alex Fusari, 14, Lyndsey Pisano, 14, they will celebrate the close of “Playing
a s t h i s b e f o r e , ” s a i d 1 4 - y e a r- o l d Gabby Schwalm, 13, Olivia Slysz, 14 and Elyssa Katz, 13, donated health and hygiene prod- Our Part, Warming Hearts” by attending a
scout Olivia Slysz. Fellow scout ucts to 80 Meals on Wheels recipients as a project for their Silver Award. dude ranch in New York this weekend.
E l y s s a K a t z , 1 3 , a g r e e d . “ We ’ r e Anne O’Connor, activity and volun-
happy to help!” With the personal hygiene items in skin is clean and dry. teer coordinator for the South Hadley
Titled “Playing Our Part, Warming the bags was placed a newsletter, detail- “We’re very proud of their accom- Council On Aging said the girls’ project
Hearts,” the project was completely ing the girls’ project and a summary of plishments,” said co-Troop Leader and donations will be extremely appreci-
created by the six scouts. Knowing how good health and hygiene go “hand Claudia Attardi. “And with all of the ated. “I think they’re very conscientious.
they wanted to work with helping the in hand.” Listed was when the resi- bad press South Hadley is getting, it’s I’m really thankful that they chose us,”
elderly population, the scouts contact- dents should wash their hands (after nice to see there are more positives she said. “I think it’s really nice when
ed the Council On Aging, who sug- blowing their noses, handling raw than people are aware of in our town.” inter-generational things are done. I
gested the Meals on Wheels recipi- meats, before eating, etc.) and good The six girls, Slyzs, Katz, Lyndsey think it’s great for young people to think
ents. Discussions were held over what habits the residents should get into, Pisano, 14, Gabby Schwalm, 13, Ana of doing work for others. It shows that
healthy items that relate to goo d such as brushing their teeth twice a Robinson, 13, and Alex Fusari, 14, are there are some great young people in
hygiene should be collected and put day, flossing and making sure their all eighth-grade students and have par- South Hadley.”
into the bags.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food We’ve Moved
Pantry weekly wish list
The South Hadley Neighbors page 2 or 3. The Neighbors Helping
Helping Neighbors Food Pantry is Neighbors Food Pantry is located at
continually seeking donations of both the United Methodist Church at 30
money and food items. Serving more Carew Street, South Hadley Falls,
than 70 families, with that number and can be reached at (413) 532- Join us for
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Corrine Demas to Acclaimed organist to accompany Buster
read at library Keaton classic showing at UCC Saturday
SOUTH HADLEY - Author and
BY DENNIS P. HOHENBERGER Castle in Gloucester, “When a jazz musi-
Mount Holyoke College professor
Corinne Demas will be reading from
Turley Publications Correspondent Mass. The castle was cian plays standard, he
and signing her latest novel, ‘What I the home of inventor certainly respects the
HOLYOKE – On Saturday evening, John Hays Hammond, standard melodies. He
the United Congregational Church who rivaled Thomas A. might bend harmonies
“They dismantled my brass
[UCC] of Holyoke will present the 1926 Edison in patents. and rhythms, but the
canopy bed and carried it out, a man
silent-era classic, “The General,” which The museum had a theme is always there.
in front and a man in back.” And so
stars Buster Keaton. Peter Krasinski, an large pipe organ and For me, that’s very
begins Irene’s journey from a penthouse
internationally acclaimed organist, will hosted a summer film important for a silent
on the Upper West Side to, well…
provide the film’s score, as he will har- series. The movies were movie and what makes
she’s not entirely sure where. Irene’s
ness his improvisational skills. The fed through 16mm pro- it so enjoyable - basi-
father is a downsized investment
Springfield Chapter of the American jectors. The series cally be the narrator for
banker, and her mother is a socialite.
Guild of Organist is co-sponsoring the allowed Krasinski to hone the movie and let the
When her father can’t immediately
event. Krasinski has performed previous- his scoring skills. While movie speak for itself.”
find new work, the family’s lifestyle
ly at UCC, where his played to the museum still exists, The film, he said,
quickly catches up with them, and
“Metropolis,” “The Four Horsemen of the organ does not. makes for great enter-
they’re eventually forced to move in TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO COURTESY OF PETER KRASINSKI
the Apocalypse” and “The Kid.” As a child, he tainment, regardless the
with Irene’s grandfather in the big fami-
Krasinski said while the original endured the obligatory viewer’s age. Playing the
ly farmhouse upstate, where Irene gets Internationally acclaimed organist
movies contained scores for local organ- piano lessons, which church’s pipe organ adds
to know her grandfather on her own Peter Krasinski will perform along
ist to play, the sheet music was rarely became violin lessons. a “visceral power” to
terms and meets a most remarkable
family. What I Was is the story of a
returned to the distributors after the Even after his early to a silent movie at the United evening, Krasinski said
young woman deciding what she wants
film’s first showing. Musicians, sans the musical training, he Congregational Church Saturday. that can’t be replicated
original music, would improvise a score became drawn to the on an iPod. Some pipes
for herself when she discovers that the
to match the tone and action on the organ and remembered a summer show- extend to 32 feet, with pipes located in
adults in her life are not infallible.
screen. ing of a silent movie in his hometown of the front and back of the church. “It’s
The reading will be held
“I basically memorize the movie, Quincy, Mass. almost a game of making the music and
Wednesday, April 13 at Odyssey
know where all the visual cues are and He had organ lessons in junior high the visual match together,” he said.
Bookshop, College St., South Hadley
what all the title cards say. I then write a school and high school. He later studied Because of the improvisational nature
at 7 p.m.
plan,” said Krasinski. He first started the organ in “earnest” at Boston of the score, “it will be music never
accompanying silent films at Hammond University, when in 2002, he won the heard again,” and calls his scores “com-
American Guild of Organist position in real time.”
Improvisation Prize. He has played The film will be shown at 7 p.m. at
around the world, including concerts in the United Congregational Church,
Yokohama, Japan. located at 395 High Street. Parking is
Krasinski said the goal for scoring a available near Appleton and Maple
film is “not to be noticed.” “The goal for Streets. For more information, visit
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Mass. Academy of Ballet performance to benefit Kate’s Kitchen
Group dances to stop hunger
dents to share their creative passion with Discover Holyoke, and have joined with
the community, and at the same time, It is always gratifying for MAB students for a historic Holyoke
know that they are contributing to a Nutcracker at Wistariahurst Museum.
HOLYOKE - Helping those in need
community cause," said Artistic Director
our students to share their creative MABETA also maintains a scholarship
extends across borders and oceans, but passion with the community, and
also reaches into our own backyard. Rose Flachs. This in-studio event marks fund for local students who might other-
the third time that Academy students at the same time, know that they wise not have the opportunity to study
On Saturday, April 9 at 3 p.m., stu-
dents from the Massachusetts Academy have performed on behalf of Kate's are contributing to a community ballet.
of Ballet and members of MABETA Soup Kitchen; in 2008 and 2009, the cause. For more information about the
(Massachusetts Academy of Ballet Academy partnered with Dance "Dance To Stop Hunger" benefit, please
Training Association) will perform Connect, a local modern dance compa- go to www.massacademyofballet.com.
ny. Rose Flachs The Massachusetts Academy of
excerpts from Sleeping Beauty as a bene-
fit for Kate’s Soup Kitchen in Holyoke The importance of community Ballet opened its doors in the fall of
engagement and the excitement of shar- classical ballet through performance and 2005 under the artistic direction of
(51 Hamilton Street; 413/532-0233). lecture demonstrations, and to con- Rose and Charles Flachs. The Academy
This performance spotlights choreog- ing a love of dance with others are two
main goals of the non-profit MABETA, tribute to the revitalization of Holyoke emphasizes classical ballet technique,
raphy by guest artist Matisse Madden by partnering with local cultural organi- musicality, artistry and creativity. The
and the Academy’s Artistic Director the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet
Training Association. Students who zations like the Holyoke Children’s Flachs are also Professors of Dance at
Charles Flachs and takes place at the Museum, Wistariahurst Museum, and Mount Holyoke College, as well as
Massachusetts Academy of Ballet stu- attend the Academy at least four times a
week and who have the desire to PassportHolyoke. During the past year, guest teachers with the Pennsylvania
dio (4 Open Square Way, Studio 403, MABETA dancers have performed for Academy of Ballet. They have danced
Holyoke, MA 01040, 413/536-6200). become professional dancers are invited
to become members of MABETA. Westfield Arts on the Green, the professionally with the Nashville
Checks and cash donations accepted at Loomis Communities, Matre Dolorosa Ballet, Ballet West, and the Cincinnati
the door. MABETA’s mission is to educate the sur-
rounding communities about the art of School in Holyoke, First Night Junior, Ballet.
"It is always gratifying for our stu-
South Hadley Public Library to participate in National Library Snapshot Day
SOUTH HADLEY - On, Everyone can participate: Stop in norm at libraries across the state. Over to provide a national look at a day in the
Wednesday, April 13, the South Hadley the check out a book or video, use the the past decade, libraries in life of libraries. Massachusetts Library
Public Library will join libraries across computers, or browse the music collec- Massachusetts have experienced a dra- Snapshot Day is sponsored by the
Massachusetts and the nation to provide tion. Sign up for one of the free online matic surge in usage, including a 50% Massachusetts Board of Library
a “snapshot” of what happens in a day classes offered through the library’s new increase in library visits, while experi- Commissioners, the Massachusetts
in the life of libraries. How many books subscription to the Universal Class encing a 39% reduction in state funding Regional Library System, the
are checked out? How many people database. For special programs, the to support libraries. Locally, the South Massachusetts Library Association, and
receive help finding a job? Doing their Chess Club meets at 4 p.m. and there is Hadley Public Library increased circula- the Massachusetts School Library
taxes? Doing their homework? During a Wii Gaming Night starting at 6 p.m. tion by 9% last year but received a 5% Association.
Snapshot Day, libraries will collect data “We’re looking forward to a fun, busy cut to its budget. The South Hadley Public Library is
and photos that help demonstrate the day that helps us show how much our Nationally, Snapshot Day is sup- located at 27 Bardwell Street; call 538-
value of libraries and raise public aware- residents use their library,” said Library ported by the American Library 5045 or visit www.shadleylib.org for
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must be organized and flexible with the ability to prioritize • Financial Plans
and multi-task. Must have good telephone, computer, • Investment Consulting Services
and customer service skills; work well with a diverse pub-
lic at a busy public service desk. • Risk Management
This position provides common clerical functions to
the Building Commissioner including the scheduling of
appointments, monitoring of inspector’s inspections and
the logging and preparation of Certificates of Use and
Occupancy, building, wiring permits; the organization and 68 Pleasant Street
maintenance of department files, budgetary accounts, and
records in a detailed and accurate manner.
The position is 20 hours per week at an hourly starting Vice President
rate of $11.30 per hour with benefits. The schedule for Financial Advisor*
the position is Monday-Friday 9:00-1:00.
A candidate for this position should have a High school
degree or equivalent, with advanced clerical training or
certification preferred; one- (1) to three- (3) years office
management or clerical experience in a municipal setting;
or an equivalent combination of education, and experi-
Letters of interest and resumes should be mailed to:
413-587-4722 | www.fsbfg.com
Jennifer L. Wolowicz Located at Florence Savings Bank
Personnel Officer/Chief Procurement Officer
116 Main Street, Suite 103 Personal • Business • Non-Profit
South Hadley, MA 01075
Investment Management • Retirement Planning • Financial Plans
or e-mailed to Investment Consulting Services • Risk Management
*SECURITIES AND ADVISORY SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH COMMONWEALTH FINANCIAL NETWORK, MEMBER FINRA/SIPC, A REGISTERED
The Town of South Hadley is an INVESTMENT ADVISER. INVESTMENTS ARE NOT A DEPOSIT, ARE NOT FDIC INSURED, HAVE NO BANK GUARANTEE, AND MAY LOSE VALUE.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. FSB FINANCIAL GROUP IS LOCATED AT 85 MAIN STREET, FLORENCE, MA 01062. PHONE: (413) 587-4722.
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Election turn-out still too low
to edit or withhold any sub- lthough it was an improvement over to elect candidates. But the school commit- withdraw from the entire election but contin-
missions deemed to be last year’s meager six percent, the 15 tee had the most contenders vying for two ued to run after he was told the ballots had
libelous, or contain unsub- percent voter turn-out for the South empty spaces vacated by the current chair already been printed and he could not
stantiated allegations, per- Hadley 2011 Town Election was just still too and vice chairpersons. Additionally, it also remove his name. He trumped Kevin
sonal attacks, or defama- low. had the most eyes on the results. Mcallister, a professor at Springfield College.
tion of character and offen- True, town elections do not garner the Unfortunately, not many residents exer- Precinct B had the largest turn-out, with
sive language. All same turnout as those that are state-wide, but cised their rights to vote. Surely there are 409 residents in that area voting. Precinct A
unknown or alleged facts in given the major public scrutiny the town of more than 1,622 parents in town concerned had the lowest, with just 235 residents partic-
quotations offered by the with who makes the decisions for their chil- ipating.
South Hadley, its school committee and the
author need to cite credi-
public school system received after 15-year- dren at school, especially after it has been We think it is extremely important for res-
ble, unbiased sources.
Send letters to: Town old student Phoebe Prince took her own life alleged current school officials mishandled idents to participate in elections and not take
Reminder, Letters to the following what officials call “relentless” bully- incidents involving Prince. Residents flooded their rights to vote for granted. A simple flip
Editor, 138 College Street ing by her peers, it’s surprising just 1,622 of school committee and Selectboard meetings through a history book can serve as a
– Suite B, South Hadley, the 10,621 residents registered to vote took after Prince took her own life to discuss bully- reminder of a time when neither women nor
MA 01075 OR email to part in the process of electing new members ing in the schools, but they did not flood the African Americans could vote.
firstname.lastname@example.org to the school committee. polls on Monday. We urge residents, especially those who
m. Deadline for submis- Three other boards has positions available Barry Waite and Robert Abrams were call for change, to vote in elections, regard-
sions is Tuesday at noon aside from the school committee to which all elected to the school committee. Abrams said less if they are town or state-wide, or even
the week prior to intend- he initially ran because no one else was doing uncontested. Your voice should be heard and
10,621 registered voters had the opportunity
so at that time, and he had attempted to your vote does count.
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PATRICK H. TURLEY
Easter bunnies - make mine chocolate
PRESIDENT If you are thinking about bringing a pet if there is a wire, bunny will get it! They I compare my two house bunnies to dogs.
KEITH TURLEY bunny into your home this Easter, won't you chew clothing, papers, anything left on the They follow me around the house, beg for
please make it a chocolate one or a cuddly ground. It requires effort to keep important treats, come when they are called and cuddle
VICE PRESIDENT stuffed toy instead? Let's make it a Happy papers, cell phone wires, etc., away from bun- at my feet in the evening for grooming and
Easter for bunnies, too. nies’ grasp/teeth. pets.
OF PUBLICATIONS This month, rabbit rescues and shelters Hay is a huge part of their diet and fresh If your child insists on owning a bunny,
DOUGLAS L. TURLEY prepare for the overload of surrendered and hay must be supplied daily, as it wears down most shelters will welcome people who wish
dumped Easter bunnies that were gifts given their constantly growing teeth and aids in to sponsor a bunny. In exchange for your
VICE PRESIDENT without much thought. Rabbits are not low their digestion. Also, they need many differ- donation you will get photos and updates of
OF MANUFACTURING maintenance pets - they require as much ent fresh vegetables and fruits, along with your bunny. You can visit your bunny and
work as a cat or dog. They live at least eight pellets and fresh water. bring him toys. It could be a great learning
JACK MEAD to 10 years and require spay/neuter surgery at Living outside in a hutch is a horrible experience for your child. Finding shelters is
six months, along with routine veterinary death sentence for the house bunny. easy through PetFinder.com or you can visit
EXECUTIVE EDITOR care. (My last rabbit neuter cost $350). Thinking to next year, the bitter cold of win- the website of the rescue at which I volun-
TIM KANE Rabbits that are not spayed or neutered will ter can kill them. They are animals of prey - teer, The House Rabbit Connection,
spray urine to mark their territory and the dogs, hawks, weasels and other wild animals hopline.org, serving Western Mass and
EDITOR cancer rate is incredibly high for both sexes if breaking into their cage is a constant worry Connecticut.
KRISTIN WILL left unaltered. for the house bunny. It's hard for bunny to Please help spread the word this
Rabbits are ground-loving creatures and watch the people who once loved and cared year! Easter bunnies - make mine
many dislike being held. They are not cuddly for them working or playing in the yard for- chocolate!
SPORTS EDITOR pets for children. They can squirm and getting all about them in that hutch. They
Dave Forbes scratch and if dropped, could break bunnies’ require a lot of love and attention; they are Elizabeth A. Bly
backs. highly intelligent and should never be kept Volunteer
CORRESPONDENTS "Bunny Proofing" your house is a big job - outside in a hutch. The House Rabbit Connection
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April 8, 2011 TOWN●
Commentary Burning permits to be
issued by fire departments
SOUTH HADLEY - Effective imme- Number 2 Chief David Keefe as
diately, residents seeking burning per- Deputy Forest Wardens, allowing them
mits should go to their local fire depart- to assume this responsibility on behalf
ment instead of Town Hall. The of the town. (Per state law, the Forest
responsibility for issuing burning permits Warden is an appointed position and
has been transferred from town depart- technically a town employee.) The
ments to the chiefs of South Hadley’s Selectboard also appointed Evan
two fire districts. Briant as Forest Warden to coordinate
Until his retirement in October of additional responsibilities related to
2010, responsibility for issuing burning open burning, such as the starting of
permits belonged to long-time Forest back fires to combat woodland fires. In
Warden John MacLean, who was first Massachusetts, open burning is allowed
appointed in 1988 and served continu- from January 15 to May 1 by permit
ously for more than 20 years. While only. In South Hadley, anywhere from
MacLean technically issued the per- 200 to 300 burning permits are issued
mits, they could be obtained at Town each year.
Hall in the Building Department and The fire districts will begin issu-
Selectboard office. Following his ing burning permits effective April 1.
retirement, the Selectboard opted to The charge for a permit, which is
appoint Fire District Number 1 Chief good for the entire season, will
Robert R. Authier and Fire District remain $10.
Experience ‘Legends of Hope’ at Governor Patrick to read from
the American Cancer Society’s memoir, support literacy center
Evening of Hope gala SOUTH HADLEY — Governor Deval Patrick will read from his recently
released memoir, “A Reason To Believe: Lessons From An Improbable Life,”
REGION – On Saturday, May 7, the event or sponsorship opportuni- April 22, from 7 to 8 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium at Mount Holyoke College.
treat yourself to a legendary night at ties, contact Regina Pattison at regi- A pre-reading reception to benefit the Picknelly Adult and Family Education
the Sheraton Springfield Monarch firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 257- Center (PAFEC) in downtown Holyoke will be held at 6 p.m. in the New
Place Hotel for the American Cancer 8908 or visit York Room, Mary Woolley Hall. Tickets to the reception are $50 and may be
Society’s 2011 Evening of Hope Gala. http://gala.acsevents.org/eveningofho purchased at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley.
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CONCERN • Continued from Page 1
Old Lyman Road, which commercial
vehicles use a through-road to travel
es that use Old Lyman Road, which
have since agreed to stop using it. He Trust a Dermatologist!
between New Ludlow Road and routes plans on continuing that effort this year.
33 and 202. He informed the board that
speed, as well as noise, were the main
Reidy said Old Lyman Road is “not in
the five-year plan,” but he estimates JOEL P. GORDON, M.D. PRAYER TO THE
issues. The Department of Public Works something will be done down the road. Certified, American Board of Dermatology BLESSED VIRGIN
[DPW] and Big Y Supermarket are two North Street resident Dave Fanares
(never known to fail)
businesses stationed on that road which asked the board to consider posting a O Most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel,
often use commercial vehicles for deliv- speed limit sign on his street. LaBrie said fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed
Department of Public Works
it would not be ideal to have a speed
limit sign posted on North Street – a
Dermatologic Surgery Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate
Virgin, assist me in my necessity. O Star of
the Sea, help me and show me here you are
my mother. O Holy Mary Mother of God,
Superintendent Jim Reidy said there largely residential road – because “we Skin Cancer, Moles and Other Skin Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly
were two issues regarding Old Lyman don't want people to try and go 30 beseech you in my necessity (make
Road. “The upper part is zoned industri- there.” He said the perception is that the Growths, Acne, Warts, Rashes request). There are none that can withstand
your power. O Mary conceived without sin,
pray for us who recourse to thee (3 times).
al. We're already restricting them,” he speed limit is lower and actually driving Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands
said, referencing the current hours. The
road is also federal aid eligible – as it is
thirty miles per hour there is difficult.
The board brought up alternate solu-
85 South St., Ware • (413) 967-2246 (3 times). Say this prayer for three consecu-
tive days and then you must publish and it
will be granted to you.
tagged as a major road in the town – tions – such as a speed hump or a “speed -N.M.K.
which makes change to be slow-devel- board” – but ultimately decided resident
oping. LaBrie said his department has Fanares' concern did not warrant imme-
spoken with a handful of local business- diate action. RECYCLE • RECYCLE
Reminder April 8, 2011
JUST A REMINDER 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
ONGOING or skateboards allowed. WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD
CONCERT – SOUTH HADLEY.
AUTHOR SIGNING – SOUTH
HADLEY - Author Erin Hunter will
CANAL VILLAGE POTPOURRI JOHN BEMELMANS MAR- Week of the Young Child Concert with read from and sign her latest novel
SPACE AVAILABLE. Booth space CIANO (A CHILDREN’S EVENT) – Miss Leticia will be held Tuesday April ‘Warriors: Omen of the Stars #4: Sign of
available for this annual event that will SOUTH HADLEY. Odyssey Bookshop, 12 at St. Patrick's Church Hall, 30 Main the Moon.’ Erin is the beloved author of
take place Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m.-2 9 College St., Sat., April 9, 11 a.m. John St., at 9:45 a.m. This is a free concert the wildly popular young adult multi-
p.m. on Lower North Main, Carew & Bemelmans Marciano, grandson of the but donations for the Family Center will volume series, ‘Warriors’. Friday, April
Bardwell Sts., South Hadley. If interest- internationally-renown illustrator and be greatly appreciated. 15th, 7 p.m. Odyssey Bookshop, College
ed call Gerry, Mount Holyoke Masonic Caldecott Medal-winning Ludwig St., 534 7307.
Lodge, 627-2668 or Congregational Bemelmans, will read and sign his lat- PRESCHOOL AND KINDER-
Church of South Hadley Falls, est book which continues his grandfa- GARTEN OPEN HOUSE. For SATURDAY, APRIL 16
ther’s legacy: Madeline at the White prospective families. Blessed Sacrament
House. School, 21 Westfield Rd., Holyoke.
FRIDAY, APRIL 8- Tuesday, April 12, 6-7 p.m. For more
MOUNT HOLYOKE AND HAR-
VARD GLEE – SOUTH HADLEY.
SUNDAY, APRIL 10 ROAST BEEF SUPPER. First information please call the school at Mount Holyoke’, Abbey Chapel, Sat.,
Congregational Church of Chicopee, 536-2236. April 16, 8 p.m. More than 100 voices
PVPA PRESENTS CATALYST 306 Chicopee St., Sat., April 9, 5-7 p.m. will come together to perform Ross Lee
DANCERS – SOUTH HADLEY. The $10 adults, $5 children ages 6-12, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 Finney’s Pilgrim Psalms. Free and open
Catalyst Dancers in Gesture Theory will younger children free. Take-out avail- to the public; no tickets required. Doors
perform Fri., April 8-Sat., April 9 at able. Tickets at the door; reservations MEET LOCAL AUTHOR WIN open thirty minutes prior to performanc-
7:30 p.m., Sun., April 10 at 2 p.m. may be made by calling 593-5061. LAVALLEE – SOUTH HADLEY. Win es. 538-2306.
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Lavalle, a retired professor from Holyoke
Public School Mainstage Theater, 15 SUZUKI SPRING CONCERT. Community College and US Army RABIES CLINIC - SOUTH
Mulligan Dr., South Hadley. $12 gener- Suzuki cello and violin students from Medical Service officer, will speak about HADLEY. South Hadley Board of
al, $10 student & senior, $5 PVPA stu- the Northampton Community Music his second book, “Tempest in the Health will be holding a rabies clinic.
dents and children under 12. Center will perform at Helen Hills, Hills Wilderness”. Gaylord Library, 47 College Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 1-2
Reservations 413-552-1590. This space Chapel on Smith College campus on St., Weds., April 13, 6:30 p.m. Copies of p.m. at District #1 Fire Station, 44
is handicapped accessible. Sunday, April 10 at 1 p.m. Donations the book are available for purchase in Newton Street. Open to South
will be collected for Grow Food advance at Gaylord Library, 538-5047. Hadley residents only. No pre-regis-
SATURDAY, APRIL 9 Northampton. tration required. $10. Dog licensing
THURSDAY, APRIL 14 available. 538-5017.
THREE MILES FOR MIKE TUESDAY, APRIL 12
FUNDRAISER – SOUTH HADLEY. CHICKEN DINNER – SOUTH PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Granby
South Hadley High School, 10 a.m.- FIVE COLLEG WEST AFRICAN HADLEY. Polish American Citizens Lions. Sat., April 16, 7-11 a.m. Church
12:30 p.m. $5 individual entry fee, $7 MUSIC – SOUTH HADLEY. Music Club, 515 Granby Rd. Proceeds to bene- of Christ Hall, route 202, Granby.
family fee. Beverages and snacks will be and dance from Southern Togo, Ghana, fit Scholarship Fund. Thurs., April 14, Proceeds to benefit Friends of Granby
available for a minimal fee. Walk from and Benin. Chapin Auditorium, Mount 4-6:30 p.m. Baked chicken, roasted Library and Granby High School
High School to Middle School. No bikes Holyoke College, Tues., April 12, 7 p.m. potatoes, vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert, Scholarships. Donation $5, children
coffee, tea, soda. $7. For more informa- under 5 free.
tion call 534-3919.
WINGS OF PREY. The Wings of
Prey will be at the Heritage State Park's
THURSDAY APRIL 14- Visitor Center on Saturday, April 16
FRIDAY, APRIL 15 from 1-2 p.m. This event is free and is
sponsored by Holyoke Parks and
PVPA PRESENTS: NO PLACE Recreation. Please do not forget a visit
TO PLAY – SOUTH HADLEY. to the Children's Museum and Holyoke
Thursday April 14-Friday April 15 at Merry-Go-Round!
7:30 p.m. Pioneer Valley Performing
Arts Charter Public School Studio PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Faith
Theater, 15 Mulligan Dr., Tickets $8 United Methodist Church, 191
general, $5 student, $5 PVPA students Montcalm St., Chicopee, Sat., April 16,
& children under 12. Reservations: 413- 8-10:30 a.m. $5, kids are 1/12 price.
552-1590 Public invited.
APRIL 14-17 SUNDAY, APRIL 17
COMEDY/PLAY. HCC Players PALM SUNDAY WORSHIP –
Present “The Importance Of Being SOUTH HADLEY. Congregational
Earnest: a Trivial Comedy for Serious Church of South Hadley Falls, 11 No.
People”. Leslie Phillips Theater at Main St., 10 a.m. Please join us.
Holyoke Community College, April 14- Loomis Village to Host Nataraj
16 at 8 p.m. and April 17 at 2:30 p.m. Dancers
ASL interpreted performance April 15
at 8 p.m. $10 General Admission, $8 NATARAJ DANCERS - SOUTH
Students. Info/Reservations (413) 552- HADLEY. Nataraj Dancers present orig-
2528. inal choreographic works covering
socio-religious ideas, traditional rituals,
FRIDAY, APRIL 15 themes in Nature and more using tradi-
tional classical dance, contemporary
LENTEN LUNCHES –SOUTH dance theater stylistic movements and
HADLEY. All Saints’ Episcopal Church, folk idioms. This event is free and open
7 Woodbridge St., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. to the public. It will be held at Loomis
Lobster rolls, homemade meatless soups, Village auditorium, 20 Bayon Dr.,
and gourmet desserts are featured. For South Hadley on Sunday, April 17 at 3
take-out orders call 532-8917. All profits p.m.
go to community outreach projects.
Our calendar section is intended to promote "free" events or ones that direct-
ly affect a volunteer-driven organization that benefits the community. Paid
events that are not deemed fund-raisers or benefits do not qualify. Non-charita-
ble events that charge the public for profit is not allowed as we consider that
paid advertising. The deadline to submit calendar items in the mail, by fax, or
Ludlow So. Hadley Wilbraham Bondsville W. Springfield emailed in Word document format is Tuesday at noon or sooner. We usually
341 West St. 483 Granby Rd. 1993 Boston Rd. 3086 Main St. 2044 print one week in advance of an event, and the listings should be brief, with
589-7852 532-5979 543-3758 283-8086 Riverdale Rd. only time, date, location, brief activity explanation, and contact info. All future
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April 8, 2011 TOWN●
Pioneer Valley Symphony’s Maestro Kevin
Theater presents Rhodes signs three-year contract
BY CHARLES F. BENNETT
‘No Place to Play’ Turley Publications Staff Writer
SPRINGFIELD – The Board of Trustees of the
SOUTH HADLEY – Pioneer Valley Performing Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) announced
Arts presents ‘No Place to Play’. Explore the roots and Saturday night, April 2 Maestro Kevin Rhodes will
motivations of the Title IX of the Education continue to lead the orchestra for another three
Amendments of 1972 in No Place to Play, an original years.
script by PVPA student Leah France (class of ’11). As music director Rhodes selects the music for
Director Jeannine Haas and the talented cast follow the season, puts together each evening’s program,
France’s wonderful coming-of-age story of a young girl chooses a guest solo artist and leads the orchestra in
who must dress and act like a boy in order to pursue her the performances.
passion for little league baseball in the late 1960's. Rhodes signed the three-year contract in the
Performances are April 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m. in PVPA’s Mahogany Room of Symphony Hall following the
Studio Theatre. Reservations are recommended and may orchestra’s Saturday night performance with audi-
be made by calling (413) 552-1590. Ticket prices are $8 ence members and musicians present. The
general admission, $5 student admission, PVPA students announcement was made by board president
& children under 12. This space is handicap-accessible. Thomas Creed. TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY DAVID MILES
“On behalf of my fellow trustees, I am thrilled to
see Kevin extend his stay for three more years as Springfield Symphony Orchestra Music Director Kevin
Make-A-Wish Foundation music director. His energy, love of his craft, and
commitment to our orchestra's mission inspires our
Rhodes is congratulated by Holyoke resident and
Symphony patron Barbara Bernard of Holyoke after the
announces Walk For Wishes musicians, audiences and donors alike. Our best April 2 concert in Symphony Hall where Rhodes signed a
years are ahead of us with Kevin leading the way,” new three-year contract to continue to lead the symphony.
event to benefit Western said Creed at the contract signing.
Rhodes responded that he was deeply honored
Massachusetts children the board has decided to extend his contract.
Prior to coming to Springfield Rhodes conduct-
ed extensively for over a decade in Europe but he
“The orchestra and I have grown together during
HOLYOKE - This spring, granting a child’s wish is wanted to return to the United States. He led the
these past 10 years. I feel that in so many ways we
as easy as lacing up a pair of sneakers! On Sunday, Vienna State Opera, conducted the Paris Opera
have really begun to hit our stride in terms of
April 10, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of and LaScala in Milan. In addition to leading the
understanding, trust and musical development,”
Massachusetts and Rhode Island is hosting its inaugu- SSO, he is musical director of the Traverse City
ral Walk for Wishes® an indoor 2.5-mile fun walk, at Orchestra in Michigan and is director of Pro Arte
“We are now ready to begin taking our musical
the Holyoke Mall in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Chamber Orchestra in Boston.
journey to some exciting new places that orches-
Participants will ask friends and family to support their Springfield Symphony Orchestra Executive
tras, conductors and audiences rarely get to go in
strides by making donations to the Foundation. Director Michael Jonnes said, “this week is one
a community our size,” he commented. Critics
Walk proceeds will support the many seriously ill of many celebrations with the announcement
have written metropolitan areas the size of
children in Western Massachusetts who are waiting for of 10 years of excellence and its continua-
Greater Springfield are rarely home to a full sym-
wishes. The Walk will begin at 10 a.m. in front of tion.”
phony orchestra of the caliber of the SSO.
Macy’s, with check-in starting at 9 a.m. at the Mall’s “The music-making partnership between
Customer Service desk. The festivities will conclude at Maestro Rhodes and our musicians has been
Rhodes took over the baton 10 years ago after a
11 a.m. superb and our audiences have been the delight-
full search for a new music director when his prede-
Activities throughout the walk will include clowns, ed recipients of this bounty. We look forward to
cessor, Mark Russell Smith, left. There were 65
face painting, Zumba lessons, and refreshments. three more wonderful years of making great
applicants for the position and Rhodes was one of
Individuals and teams can register online at music with Kevin,” stated Jonnes.
four finalists who underwent a grueling series of
www.massri.wish.org/walk, by emailing the Rhodes reflected on the milestone occasion:
steps to attain the podium. The finalists were inter-
Foundation’s West Springfield office at wspring- “This position is my all-career favorite, and my
viewed and auditioned by conducting a full concert
firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (413) 733-9474. wife Jane and I are thrilled to be transplanted
and a Lunchtime concert; audiences were polled.
Registration is $25 and the first 250 registrants will New Englanders and Westfield residents. We
Critics said his audition concert in November of
receive a Make-A-Wish Foundation drawstring bag. both feel home here in Massachusetts.”
2000 was flawless.
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South Hadley Police Log: March 28 – April 3
Editor’s note: The following are brief explanations of Boyle were monitoring traffic on Lamb Street when investigated and learned the man had a suspended dri-
select entries in the South Hadley Police log and all arrests. they observed a vehicle drive by with a rejected safety ver’s license. He was charged with operating with a sus-
The information was provided by South Hadley Police Lt. sticker. They stopped the vehicle and identified the pended license for a second offense and leaving the
Steve Parentela and recounts based on his review of the operator who had an outstanding arrest warrant out of scene of a property damage accident. He will be sum-
detailed log summary included with each entry. This feature Enfield, Conn. Enfield police were contacted, who indi- moned into court to answer those charges. Lt.
is designed to provide context and explanation to some of cated they would extradite Joshua R. Dixson, 31, of 68 Parentela reminds residents it is good practice to call
the calls police respond to every day. Colonial Ave, Springfield. He was arrested and charged police when any type of a motor vehicle accident
as a fugitive from justice on a court warrant. He was occurs, especially since police can act as impartial wit-
COMPILED BY KRISTIN WILL taken into custody and held without bail at Hampshire nesses to minor damages.
Staff Writer, email@example.com County Regional Lockup to await extradition.
4:27 p.m. – Police received a call reporting an
TO REPORT ANONYMOUS TIPS 10 p.m. – Officer Ryan Czepiel observed a jeep at erratic operator on Hadley Street from a citizen, as well
CALL 538-8231 AND PRESS 6 the intersection of Granby Road and Willimansett as Hadley Police Department alerting South Hadley
Street which had number plates that came back regis- police of the same vehicle heading into town on Route
MONDAY, MARCH 28 tered to a BMW. Czepiel stopped the vehicle and iden- 47. Officer Jess Camp located the vehicle and learned
tified the operator as Margaret R. Davis, 36, of 48 the registered owner of the vehicle had an outstanding
3:04 p.m. – Police acting on information given to School Street, South Hadley. She was discovered to arrest warrant out of Springfield. The vehicle was trav-
them went to a River Road residence where they have a revoked driver’s license as a habitual traffic eling extremely slow down the road and had its hazard
arrested Joshua Rodriguez, 36, of 90 River Road on an offender. Davis was subsequently arrested and trans- lights on. Camp stopped the vehicle and identified the
outstanding arrest warrant. He was later transported to ported to the South Hadley Police Station where she operator, Fidel G. Leocadio, 60, of 229 Quincy Street,
Hampshire County Regional Lockup where he was was later released on her own personal recognizance. A Springfield, through his Mexican driver’s license.
held for his appearance in court the next day. further investigation showed the vehicle had just been Leocadio informed Camp he was in the country ille-
purchased and the plates were in the process of being gally. He cooperated with police and was transported
transferred. to the police station. He was arrested and charged on
TUESDAY, MARCH 29 the arrest warrant and with the unlicensed operation of
6:18 p.m. – Officers David Gagne and Cynthia WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30 a motor vehicle. Immigration Customs Enforcement
was contacted and a hold was placed on Leocadio. He
9:09 a.m. – A minor accident occurred at the inter- was held without bail at the Hampshire County House
section of routes 202 and 33 when a vehicle bumped of Corrections for his appearance in court.
into another. The operators pulled into the Plains
School parking lot, however once the 50-year-old THURSDAY, MARCH 31
Mr. Gutter South Hadley male whose vehicle bumped the other
S learned police were on their way, he took off. The 2:29 a.m. – Police responded to a West Summit
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PVPA wins MBA Mock Trial State Championship
SOUTH HADLEY - Pioneer Valley manslaughter for the death of two peo- unanimously, that PVPA was the victor V. Kazarosian said.
Performing Arts [PVPA] Charter Public ple in a car accident. Bernson was because it received the higher score. The The Mock Trial Program is adminis-
School was named the State Champion accused of removing a stop sign from a judges based their calculations on a tered by the MBA, and made possible by
of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s dangerous accident as part of a high number of factors including presenta- the international law firm of Brown
2011 Mock Trial Program. The finals school scavenger hunt. Boston Latin tion and knowledge of both the case Rudnick through its Center for the
were held at Faneuil Hall in Boston. acted as the prosecution. and law. Public Interest in Boston, which has
The high school now advances to Norfolk Probate and Family Court The Mock Trial Program began its contributed $25,000 each year to the
the National High School Mock Trial Associate Justice John D. Casey presided 26th year in January. The competition program since 1998.
Championship in Phoenix, Arizona over the mock trial and was assisted by places high school teams from 16 For more information on the MBA
held May 4-8. A portion of the trip will Superior Court Associate Justice John T. regions across the state in simulated Mock Trial Program, visit http://mock-
be funded by a donation from the Lu and District Court Justice Barbara courtroom situations where they assume trial.massbar.org/.
MBA’s philanthropic partner, the Savitt Pearson. the roles of lawyers, defendants and The Massachusetts Bar Association,
Massachusetts Bar Foundation. PVPA “There aren’t any losers. You are all witnesses in hypothetical cases. More incorporated in 1911, is celebrating a
was last a champion in 2006 and made winners. You are all wonderful,” said than 120 teams competed in this year’s century of service to the public, the pro-
the finals several times, including last Pearson, who shared with students how competition. fession and the rule of law throughout
year. impressed she was with their composure “We at the MBA hope you have its 2010-11 association year. The MBA
Pioneer Valley and Boston Latin during the trial. found this competition a rewarding is the preeminent voice of the legal
School competed during a nearly three- Casey said PVPA was victorious in opportunity so far – something that has profession that serves the legal commu-
hour mock trial in Faneuil Hall’s Great defending Bernson, who was found not brought about a greater appreciation of nity and the public by promoting the
Hall. PVPA represented the defendant, guilty. That win, however, did not mean yourselves, your teammates, the law, administration of justice, legal educa-
Eddie Bernson, a Olney, Mass. high PVPA would automatically take the court proceedings and the American tion, professional excellence and respect
school senior charged with involuntary championship. The judges determined, judicial system,” MBA Secretary Marsha for the law
“Hands Healing Hearts” art therapy program
offered for grieving children, families
SPRINGFIELD – Baystate Visiting meet others grieving the loss of a loved
School Lunch Menu April 11-15 Nurse Association & Hospice will offer one, and also take part in making art as
Monday, April 11: Gilardi’s Whole Grain stuff crust pizza; tossed a free, three-week program, “Hands a healing exercise. As part of the pro-
salad, chilled fruit. Healing Hearts,” for bereaved children gram, they will also discover ways to
Tuesday, April 12: Chicken nuggets w/dipping sauce, herbed noodles, and their families beginning April 26. commemorate their loved ones who
steamed veggies, sliced apples. The art therapy program, offered in have died.
Wednesday, April 13: Grilled ham & cheese sandwiches, oven baked collaboration with Rick’s Place, Inc. and All sessions will meet at South
fries, baby carrots w/dip, strawberries w/topping. The Garden: A Center for Grieving Congregational Church on 45 Maple
Thursday, April 14: Mexican tacos, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, Children and Teens, is geared for Street in Springfield on Tuesday and
sour cream, refried beans, rice pilaf, chilled pears. bereaved children ages five through the Thursdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Friday, April 15: Manager’s Choice. teens. The free program is made possible, in
“We are pleased to be able to bring part, through a grant from the
Your child may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price School Meals. this special program back to the commu- Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Lunch Prices are $2.25 High, $2 Middle & Mosier, and $1.75 Plains nity,” said Pat Coccoza, bereavement All are welcome to attend and space
per day. Lunch meals include milk & assorted whole fruit. Individual milk coordinator at Baystate Visiting Nurse is limited. Pre-registration is required by
is 40 cents. Large salads, yogurt, and assorted sandwiches are available Association & Hospice. calling 413-794-6559. For more infor-
daily as a Type "A" Meal Alternative. The menu is subject to change. She noted children and teens who mation on Baystate Visiting Nurse
are grieving the death of a close family Association & Hospice, visit baystate-
member are invited to have dinner, health.org/vna.
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Where to find your
Town Reminder World War II veteran speaks at library
➦ Brunelle’s Marina .......................................1 Alvord Street
Main Library ........................................................Bardwell Street
Stop & Go Convenience ..................................4 Bardwell Street
Crack of Dawn ....................................................20 Bridge Street
Getty Station ......................................................19 Bridge Street
Liquor Town ........................................................19 Bridge Street
Senior Living Center ............................................... Canal Street
Town Reminder ..............................................138 College Street
Brookside Building ..................................... 136 College Highway
Council on Aging .................................................. Dayton Street
Family Cuts .......................................................... 189 East Street
Taylor Rental ................................................... 577 Granby Road
Polish American Club ..................................... 525 Granby Road
Finishing Touch Salon ............................................ Granby Road
O’Connell’s Convenience ............. 483 Granby Road/Route 202
Werenski Insurance ....................... 439 Granby Road/Route 202
Adelfia............................................ 506 Granby Road/Route 202
Haydocy Gas Station ........................................... 72 Lamb Street
Houle Family Restaurant & Deli ......................... 50 Lamb Street
Berkshire Bank ..................................................... 74 Lamb Street
Gerry’s Music Store .............................................. 80 Lamb Street
Egg & I ................................................................. 26 Main Street
John’s Collision .................................................... 00 Main Street
Pleasant Street Auto ............................................ 91 Main Street
South Hadley Electric .......................................... 85 Main Street
South Hadley Town Hall ................................... 116 Main Street
Suds Your Dud Laundry ....................................... 14 Main Street
Fuel Services, Inc. ................................................ 95 Main Street TURLEY PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED PHOTO
Mt. Holyoke College Bookstore ............Mount Holyoke College
Skinner Hall...........................................Mount Holyoke College
Allery’s Liquor Store ...................................... 314 Newton Street World War II veteran and retired South Hadley educator Ned Noel talks about his wartime experiences to an over-
Bank North .................................................... 460 Newton Street flowing audience during the South Hadley Public Library's "South Hadley Reads" month-long series of programs cen-
Big Y ............................................................... 510 Newton Street
General Cleaners ........................................... 501 Newton Street tered on Jamie Ford's novel “Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter And Sweet.”
Manderin Gourmet ........................................ 481 Newton Street
O’Connell’s Convenience ............................. 467 Newton Street
Seven-11 ........................................................ 426 Newton Street
Subway ........................................................... 532 Newton Street
White Wing ................................................... 586 Newton Street
Loomis Village ........................................ 246 North Main Street
Big Y ............................................................................... Route 33
In Vogue Salon............................................................... Route 33
Route 33 Pizza ................................................................ Route 33
Gagne’s Package Store ................................................. Route 116
Village Commons Hall ....................................Village Commons
Bank of America ..............................................Village Commons
Tailgate Picnic .................................................Village Commons
Robert Murphy named to Dean’s List
Thirsty Mind Café ...........................................Village Commons
Post Office...................................................... Woodbridge Street SOUTH HADLEY - Robert Murphy, a middle Seas Program this year, dividing his time between
GRANBY year student at Northeastern University, has been Nahant, Mass, Bocas del Toro, Panama, and Friday
Center Pharmacy .............................................. Route 202 named to the Dean's List for the fall semester. Harbor, WA. He is the son of Clare and Robert
Cindy’s Soft Serve .............................................. Route 202
Granby Library ............................................................. Route 202 Murphy is a Biology major with a concentration in Murphy, and the grandson of Ruth and Evan
Granby Town Hall ....................................................... Route 202 Marine Science. He is participating in the Three Enders, all of South Hadley.
Sapowsky Farm............................................................. Route 202
Senior Center............................................................... Route 202
Union Mart .................................................................. Route 202
Vicker’s Liquors ............................................................ Route 202
Getty Station ..................................West State Street/Route 202
Granby Package .........................60 West State Street/Route 202
Little Italy Pizza..........................56 West State Street/Route 202
Phins Hill ........................................West State Street/Route 202
Pizza Palace .....................................West State Street/Route 202
Polish Credit Union ..................49 West State Street/Route 202
SCOUTS • Continued from Page 1
Summit General Store ....................................New Ludlow Road for homeless children. Each team
➦ McKinely House .............................................. Asinof Ave
had 15 minutes to deliberate and
map out just how they wanted to
Country Trading Post .................................... Burnett Road
Citgo ....................................................................... Burnett Road decorate their pre-baked cake.
Chicopee Savings....................................................Center Street Then, they had 45 minutes to deco-
C&T Pizza ...........................................................Chicopee Street
Birch Bark Place .................................................Chicopee Street rate any way they wanted, armed
Mike’s Variety .............................................................Dale Street with their sweet supplies.
Store 24 .............................................................. Exchange Street
Polish Credit Union .......................................... Exchange Street Teaching teamwork was the
Polish Credit Union .......................................... Exchange Street importance of the competition.
Chicopee Municipal Credit ...................................... Front Street The girls from the various troops
Corner Store ............................................................. Front Street
Fruit Fair.................................................................... Front Street didn’t know one another well, or at
White Eagle Package Store ........................................ Fuller Road all. By being randomly placed in
Cecile’s Boutique ............................................. 50 Grattan Street
Elks .......................................................................... Granby Road groups, co-coordinators Liz Frosch-
Aldenville Credit Union ...................................... Grattan Street Dratfield, leader of South Hadley
Lucky Strike .......................................................... Grattan Street
Sentry Cleaners .........................................................James Street Troop 11151 and Deb Mendes,
Bernie’s Dining Depot...............................................James Street head of the South Hadley Girl
Walgreen’s ........................................................... Memorial Drive
Route 33 Pizza ..................................................... Memorial Drive Scout Unit, created environments
Big Y .................................................................... Memorial Drive where both creativity and compas-
Montcalm Heights .............................................. Memorial Drive
Neighbor’s Variety............................................... Memorial Drive sion could be fostered.
Mailboxes Etc...................................................... Memorial Drive Spurred by the Girl Scouts’ col- TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTOS BY KRISTIN WILL
Giovanni’s Pizza ................................................. Memorial Drive lective love for the TLC cooking
Hess Gas Station ................................................. Memorial Drive
Kappy’s Liquors ................................................... Memorial Drive show “Cake Boss,” Dratfield and South Hadley scouts Isabella Earle, 10, of Troop 174, Maddy Buckley, 12, of Troop
Louis & Clark Drugstore ..................................... Memorial Drive
South Hadley Mart ............................................. Memorial Drive
Mendes knew this activity, for 98 and Karlee Zuhusky, 8, Troop 193 called themselves "The Creative Bakers."
Winn Package Store ........................................... Memorial Drive which the girls received cooking
McKinstry Market ......................................... Montgomery Street badges, would be a hit. Parents dually of nine-year old Savannah Richard Teammate Richard agreed. “It’s
Vanguard Furniture ..................................450 New Ludlow Road
Collegian Court ..........................................................Park Street appreciated the “cake-tivity.” Darcy from South Hadley Troop 141, 13- pretty exciting that, working with
Senior Center.................................................. Valley View Court Quatacker, whose daughter, Julia, an year-old Samantha Schwanter of younger Girl Scouts, it might have
HOLYOKE eight-year-old Brownie from South South Hadley Troop 98, Emma been harder, but it actually wasn’t,”
➦ (Pat’s) Mega Foods ......................................... Cabot Street Hadley, competed in the cake chal- Mccurdy, 10, of South Hadley Troop she said. “I feel really good.”
Holyoke Soldier’s Home ................................Cherry Street lenge, said, “It’s a chance for her to 11151 and eight-year-old Lily
Greg & Adams Package Store............................... Dwight St. Also awarded was team “The
Sycamore House........................................................ Essex Street interact and plus she loves to bake.” Matias, of South Hadley Troop Animals,” for their composure. The
Highland Hardware ........................................... Hampden Street Granby resident Julie Bergeron, 40193, were deemed the winners girls created a zoo cake and had a
Chris’s Cut & Design ......................................... Hampden Street
Holyoke City Hall......................................................High Street whose eight-year-old daughter Faith and each girl took home plastic mix- mishap when a leader flipped over
Holyoke Lock .............................................................High Street also competed, agreed. “I think it’s ing bowls filled with brownie mix, one of their cakes, breaking part of it
High Street Barber Shop ...........................................High Street
Stop & Shop ......................................................... Lincoln Street great for her to interact with girls she measuring spoons, baking-themed off. The team members were “flexi-
Dairy Mart ............................................................... Lyman Street doesn’t know,” she said. “This is a lot notebooks, recipe cards and writing ble and cool under pressure,” said
Gramps Restaurant ................................................. Lyman Street
Lyman Laundry ....................................................... Lyman Street of fun.” utensils. Their cake theme was “Girl Vohl.
Holyoke Library .......................................................Maple Street Guest Judges Meg Clancy – the Scout Camp.” Clancy called it the Collectively, $100 was raised for
Pulaski Apts .............................................................Maple Street
Pulaski Apts .............................................................Maple Street South Hadley Public Library Youth “epitome of scouting,” and added Birthday Wishes. Mendes’ Cadette
3 B’S Convenience ......................................Northampton Street Services Librarian - and Joan Vohl their detail of a campfire, comprised Troop of which she is a leader, will
Holyoke Liquor Mart ...................................Northampton Street
Stop & Shop ................................................Northampton Street – an eighth grade teacher in Granby of red, yellow and orange jellybeans shop for birthday party supplies for
Holyoke YMCA ..........................................................Pine Street – had three main categories on as well as pretzels for campfire sticks, the organization later in the week
Mel’s Restaurant....................................................Pleasant Street
Holyoke Towers ....................................................Pleasant Street which they judged the Girl Scouts’ was the proverbial icing on the cake and present them to a representative
R&R Variety ..............................................Sargeant & Sycamore cakes: teamwork, creativity and in her decision to name them the from Birthday Wishes April 13.
D Mart Convenience ........................................... Westfield Road
Tan Factory .......................................................... Westfield Road presentation. winners. As a group, the girls’ ability to
JP Restaurant .............................................. Whiting Farms Road One group was named the win- “It shows we can do team work work together greatly impressed
Strum’s Deli.......................................................... Westfield Road
JP’s Restaurant ............................................ Whiting Farms Road ner, although it was emphasized to even if we don’t know each other,” Dratfield. “I’m really thrilled,” she
the girls that winning was not the said Mccurdy. “It feels like we did a said. “It really was a good way to
LUDLOW main point of the event. “The good job. We all worked together. I share what girl scouting is all
Randall’s Farm...............................................Center Street
Awesome Bakers,” which consisted feel pretty happy.” about.”
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GRANBY 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
Cooking for Hazardous waste
a cause is April 30
Men Who Cook dinner raises money GRANBY – The Granby Board of Health is hosting
for Granby High music department a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on
Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon, behind
BY JASON COOK Kellogg Hall, 250 State St. The event is sponsored by
Turley Correspondent Waste Management Inc. and is open to all Granby res-
idents. You may bring art/photography supplies, cre-
GRANBY - The third annual Men Who Cook ben- osote, chemistry sets, DDT, disinfectants, drain clean-
efit dinner took place at Granby Junior/Senior High ers, dry gas, engine degreasers, flea killers, furniture
School Gymnasium March 26 and was filled with hun- polish, gasoline, herbicides, insect pump sprays,
gry community members eager to see if these men real- kerosene, metal polish moth balls, muriatic acid, lead
ly could cook. More than two dozen area men baked, paint, marine paint, hobby paint, paint thinners, sol-
broiled, stewed, and served unique dishes to help raise vents and cleaners, spot removers, swimming pool
money for the Granby Music Program. chemicals, toilet bowl cleaners, varnishes, wood
Organizer Dawn Cooke said the goal of the event preservatives and stains.
was new uniforms for the band, as well as a planned Please do not bring latex or oil based paints to the
trip to Washington D.C. This year the event raised event. These items may be brought to the Used Paint
nearly $3,500, with more than 300 attendees. TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY JASON COOK Shed at the Granby Landfill on the last Saturday of
In addition to the multi-course buffet – including the month, April through October. There is also a
appetizers, entrees and desserts – the event featured the Delicious food is served up by the “Men Who Cook.” Mercury container at the Granby Landfill.
cabaret stylings of entertainers Hillary O'Toole, Matt Look in your cellars, sheds, bathrooms and kitchen
Meers, and Larry Picard, collectively known as You Go took tickets at the door, local artists donated pieces and take advantage of this opportunity to rid your
to my Head! A raffle was held as well, giving away a to the raffle, and a number of committee members house of these unwanted, unsafe materials that cannot
number of gift certificates to local businesses and pieces donated their time to make the event possible. be thrown in the trash. There is no cost to attend the
of art from area creative types. “It went really smoothly. It was great,” said Cooke, a event and dispose of these items.
But the food was the main draw and did not disap- member of the team who organized the event. “It For more information, please contact the Board of
point. There were 29 dishes in all – served by the cooks seems that each year we do it - it runs smoother and Health at 467-7174.
themselves – served buffet style. Whether the chefs smoother.”
were parents, teachers, of community members, they
all had ties to the Granby school system and a desire to
help the music program thrive. Paul Beaulieu, whose
daughter Nina plays in the Granby band, has brought a April raffle offers gift certificate to Chandler’s Restaurant
dish each of the three year's of the events existence.
His offering this year? A ginger-carrot bisque. Jim GRANBY –The Friends of the Granby Free little ways and to generate on-going excitement about
Pietras, who will be retiring as East Meadow principal Public Library is holding monthly raffles to raise the building fund,” said Jeanne Yocum, vice president
this year, brought a delectable chicken piccata dish. funds to support the construction of a new library. The of the Friends. “We’ll have a wide variety of prizes,
One of the more unique entrees was former Granby April raffle, now underway, features a $50 gift certifi- with something to interest everyone during the com-
firefighter Dennis Smith's smoked buffalo meatloaf. cate for Chandler’s Restaurant, the award-winning ing months.”
There were also a few delicious handmade desserts, dining venue at Yankee Candle in South Deerfield. Founded in 1981, the Friends of the Granby
including one from new Granby staff member and for- Tickets are $1, and the drawing will take place on Public Library promote use of the library, inform the
mer food service worker Eric Newman, whose tropical April 30, in time for the winner to use the prize for community of the library’s needs, help with improve-
sorbet delight was served with bananas and pineapple Mother’s Day if they wish. (Alcoholic beverages, taxes ments to the library’s facilities and programs, and
and made a great finish to the meal. and gratuities are not covered by the gift certificate.) encourage gifts, endowments and bequests to support
While the men who cook may have been the draw, “Our goal with the monthly raffles is to make it the library’s future. The Friends are also currently
it's easy to see the community spirit is alive and easy for people to support the library building fund in involved in raising funds for a new library.
well in Granby. Volunteer students bussed tables and
ELECTION • Continued from Page 1
Constance A. Clancy garnered the most votes with
178. Also elected to three year terms were Deborah L.
Bergeron, Barbara A. Duguay, Mitchel J. Malinowski,
Another largely contested race was for a three-year
term to Precinct D with 11 candidates from which resi-
dents had to choose eight. Elected were Warren M.
drew the most votes, with 1,200, while Francis J. Barbara F. Randall, Roger R. Roux, Ed Beattie and Kyle Bock, Barbara E. Bristol, Richard A. Constant, Beverly
DeToma had 1,134. Chester T. Sinclair garnered 497. Belanger. A. Gagne, Peter A. Gagne, Michael R. Koske, Michael
Many residents left blanks, 411, and 12 residents have Contested was Precinct B, where residents had to A. Rosner and John W. Scibak.
write-ins. choose eight candidates out of 12. Elected were Precinct E saw Frances R. Abrams, Robert M.
Rita M. Lawler kept her posi- Theodore B. Belsky with the most votes of 288, Evelyn Abrams, Thomas A. Callahan, Linda L. Young and
tion on the Municipal Light Board G. Chesky, Carol E. Craig, Francis J. Detoma Sr., Desiree A. Smelcer elected. Additionally elected
with 788 votes. Dale H. Johnston Eleanor C. Klepacki, Marjorie R. Kaufman, Gregory R. through write-ins are Nancy Knadler, Dennis
received 691. Two residents, from Sheehan and Thomas A. Terry. Swartwout and Dale Carey. Marilyn G. Ishler was
precincts D and E cast write-ins Precinct C Town Meeting Members were also contest- elected to a one-year term.
while 141 residents left blanks. ed. Elected were William Roddy Adams, Andrew R. Throughout the day, town hall employees sold
Remaining as Trustees for the Beaudry, Marguerite A. Clancy, Alan M. Gardner, John homemade baked goods to voters. A couple hundred
Free Public Library are Susan E. Urekew, Jeffrey A. Cyr, John R. Hine and Kevin E. dollars were raised and donated to the Neighbors
Obremski-Crowther who had the Taugher. Evelyn Hollering was elected to a one-year term. Helping Neighbors Food Pantry.
FILE PHOTOS most votes, with 1,042, Helen
Barry CD Waite was Correia Gage who received 916,
elected to a three- and Joyce M. O'Neil with 943
year term on the votes. Not elected was Barbara S.
Salthouse, who received 665 votes.
Thirteen residents cast write-ins
and a large majority, 1,287, left
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Star power for both Tiger track programs
Tabin, Sullivan, dles, jumps), Tim Laroche (hur-
dles, jumps, relays), Carter
and Matt Lafleur (distance)
The boys’ team also boasts
Horstman, Calhoun Levreault (sprints, jumps, eighth graders James Provost
throws, vault), Alex Kerkoff (throws) Cole Pettengill (mid
lead respective teams (mid distance, throws), Zach distance) and Conor Cassidy
Greaney (mid distance, throws) (mid distance). The Tigers
BY DAVID GRANT
and Trevor McKenna (mid dis- 4x400 relay team consisting of
Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
tance, throws). Laroche, Rosario, Baston and
Greaney posted two solid fin- Agrait finished first against
SOUTH HADLEY – The
ishes against Hampshire. He was Hampshire with a time of
South Hadley boys track team
second in the javelin (120-2) 4:00.3) while Laroche, Rosario,
opened its season with a 62-60
and third in the discus (82-0). Hersom and Calhoun ran the
victory over Hampshire earlier
Agrait had a second place finish 4x100 relay in a time of 47.9.
in the 400 meters (59.2 sec- The Tigers strengths this
Senior Jon Horstman, a
onds). McKenna finished sec- year lie in the javelin, mid-dis-
Western Mass and two-time
ond in the 800 meters (2:20.1). tance, jumps. Calhoun and
indoor Class D champion in the
Sophomore returnees Horstman are expected to pro-
800 meters, opened up the out-
include Nick Rosario (mid dis- vide leadership. Horstman has
side track and field circuit with
tance, jumps), Josh Perreault already qualified for Western
first-place finishes in the mile
(400 hurdles, mid distance, Mass in the mile while Calhoun
(4:48.8) and shot put (34-11 1-
vault), Jeff Rainaud (distance, has done the same in the long
2) while taking second place in
hurdles) and Matt Thibault and high jump. Hersom has
the 110 high hurdles (18.4).
(distance). qualified for Division 1 in the
The mid-distance runner,
Newcomers include juniors 200m.
jumper and thrower, joins Wes
Ted Baston (mid distance, South Hadley travels to the
Calhoun as two top returnees
jumps), Virak Heng (mid dis- Sci-Tech on Friday. The Tigers
this spring. Calhoun, a jumper
tance, jumps) and Robert Ely will host a home meet on May
and sprinter, topped the field in
(mid distance). 5 at Mount Holyoke College.
three events against the Red
Baston recorded a fourth-
Raiders. Calhoun, a Western
place finish in the two-mile at Lady Tigers ready for
Mass champion on the indoor
FILE PHOTO 12:17.9. Sophomore newcomers strong campaign
4x200 relay team, took first in
include Tommy Glasheen (mid The Tigers will once again
the long jump (20-1 1-2), the
South Hadley’s Brianna Tabin sails through the air as she competes in the distance) and Tyler Labombard be led by Mike Brouillette and
high jump (5-8) and 100-meters
long jump. (mid distance) while new fresh- Luke Archambault. South
men are Jay Patruno (hurdles, Hadley opens its season Friday
Senior Tyler Hersom also
(24.5). The sprinter is expected year head coaches Joe Barrett jumps) Ben Gardner (mid dis- at Holyoke Catholic.
made a brilliant return, garner-
to have a terrific spring. and Nick Davis include Louis tance) Hieu Dennis (distance),
ing first place in the 200 meters
Juniors this year under first - Agrait (mid-distance, 400 hur- Mark Watras (mid distance) Please see TRACK, page 17
South Hadley girls tennis looks to Mount Holyoke soccer
continue proud tradition of winning raises thousands for Japan
SOUTH HADLEY – Just match.
BY DAVID GRANT school history. The Tigers senior and junior returnees over two weeks ago, a mam- This year was different,
Turley Publications Sports went 14-8 last year and fin- have been a part of the Tigers’ moth 8.9-magnitude earthquake though. Haneishi quickly real-
Correspondent ished in a four-way tie for incredible run over the last set off a chain of events that ized that she could use the
the Valley Wheel champi- two years. will be remembered in Japan for event as a vehicle to aid the
SOUTH HADLEY – The onship. South Hadley Sophomore returnees generations to come. The victims of earthquake and sub-
South Hadley girls tennis downed Belchertown in the include Abigail Foster and resulting tsunami crushed the sequent tsunami. With that in
team looks to continue its playoffs before falling to Nicole LeBarre. northeast coast of the country, mind, she decided to convert
winning tradition as the Lady Lenox in the Division 2 Cestero said he has great rolling through cities, igniting the game into a charity
Tigers opened their season semifinal round. numbers but the team doesn’t fires and devastating millions. fundraiser.
this week. Senior returnees this year have a lot of match experi- Thousands have been lost, and “When I saw the disaster on
Eric Cestero, now in his include Emma Hennessey and ence. Newcomers hoping to even more have been displaced. TV, I wanted to do something
14th year as head coach and Nicole Martin. Junior and top rise to that challenge include After hearing about the for people in Japan,” said
motivator, leads the charge as returnees include Jill seniors Marissa Chapdelaine destruction in her homeland, Haneishi. “I was hearing reports
the Tigers welcome Amherst Biermeister, Julia Duda, and Megan Leese. Mount Holyoke College soccer that people were out of power
before visiting Westfield on Nicole Kelly and Hannah Freshmen newcomers head coach Kanae Haneishi and had limited foods. Many
Friday. Pancione. Duda played third include Rachel Dizek, Kerri immediately decided to help. people died, and many were still
It will be a new look singles last year while Sexton, Miranda Stapley and Each spring, her program hosts missing. Over my four years at
t e a m f o r S o u t h H a d l e y, Biermeister and Pancione Allison Steinbeck. a group of traveling Japanese Mount Holyoke, my program
who won Western Mass in played doubles. Biermeister South Hadley plays its soccer players for the better part has formed a close connection
2009 and reached the state could be the Tigers top singles home matches at Mount of a week. In years past, players with Japan. In addition to our
finals for the first time in player this spring. All of the Holyoke College. from both teams have joined to
play a friendly exhibition Please see JAPAN, page 17
April 8, 2011 TOWN●
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
Former Holyoke standout goes 2011 Western
out on top Season Standings
Smith, America East Champion BOYS LACROSSE
Hartford played top-seeded VALLEY LEAGUE
Connecticut in NCAA tournament Northampton 1-0-0 1-0-0
Cathedral 0-0-0 1-0-0
BY DAVID GRANT West Springfield 0-0-0 0-0-0
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS SPORTS CORRESPONDENT Agawam 0-0-0 0-0-0
East Longmeadow 0-0-0 0-0-0
WESTFIELD – With about one minute to play and Belchertown 0-1-0 0-1-0
the game certainly out of reach, former Holyoke High
School standout Jackie Smith was called to the bench. VALLEY WHEEL
It was her final game as a captain, a leader and a Amherst 0-0-0 1-0-0
proud young woman playing point guard for the South Hadley 0-0-0 0-0-0
University of Hartford Hawks. Westfield 0-0-0 0-0-0
But Smith didn’t cry. Longmeadow 0-0-0 0-0-0
Instead, the Westfield native relished the moment Minnechaug 0-0-0 0-0-0
at top-seeded UConn’s Gampel Pavilion.
Smith, who helped Hartford win the America East NON-LEAGUE
Conference Championship and earn an automatic bid Monson 0-0-0 0-1-0
to the 2011 NCAA Women’s National Tournament,
wore a wide smile. GIRLS LACROSSE
“I pictured myself being emotional and in tears,”
Smith said about the moment when her college career VALLEY LEAGUE
would end. “When she (Jen Rizzotti) sent us out and Belchertown 0-0-0 1-0-0
gave me a hug I was smiling. It shows how happy I am Westfield 0-0-0 0-0-0
with the way things ended. We accomplished what we TURLEY PUBLICATIONS COURTESY PHOTO BY THE UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD Cathedral 0-0-0 0-0-0
wanted to and we went out as conference champions. South Hadley 0-0-0 0-0-0
I’m thrilled we finished strong and went out on top.” Holyoke High School graduate Jackie Smith wrapped up her Amherst 0-0-0 0-1-0
UConn easily ran past the 16th-seeded Hawks, 75- playing career for the University of Hartford women’s bas- West Springfield 0-0-0 0-1-0
39, a result not totally unexpected. ketball team by facing the University of Connecticut in the
“It was a thrill for me just being there and playing first round of the NCAA Tournament. VALLEY WHEEL
against that caliber of a team,” Smith said. “It was awe- Agawam 0-0-0 1-0-0
some.” But it wasn’t all me. A lot of coaches and my trainer Northampton 0-0-0 1-0-0
The 5-foot-9 senior guard had already experienced Dave helped get my strength and speed up. They East Longmeadow 0-0-0 0-0-0
playing in the NCAA tournament when Hartford trav- worked me in every aspect of fitness.” Longmeadow 0-0-0 0-0-0
eled to Duke to face LSU in last year’s dance. But Minnechaug 0-0-0 0-0-0
Smith said the packed house and tremendous atmos- Coming of Age
phere in Storrs last Sunday was a completely new expe- Smith was one of three captains during the 2009- NON-LEAGUE
rience. 2010 season. She averaged 7.1 points a game and led Monson 0-0-0 0-1-0
The tournament game was also televised on ESPN2. the team with 44 3-pointers made, 102 assists, an 81.5
And Rizzotti is a former UConn star for the Huskies percent average at the line and a 32.6 average from 3- BOYS VOLLEYBALL
and was National Player of the Year. point range.
“We normally play them in the XL Center so to go The junior was named to the America East Third EAST
to their campus and play them on that floor was pretty Team All-Conference and the America East All- Central 0-0 1-0
unique,” said Smith, who played against UConn all Academic Team with over a 3.5 Grade Point Average. Chicopee 0-0 1-1
four years as a Hawk. “Last year at Duke we had a few Hartford had a stellar season. The Hawks were 27-5 Putnam 0-0 1-1
parents and the place was pretty much empty. On overall and 16-0 in conference play, but Smith said Athol 0-0 0-1
Sunday Gampel was packed. It was very different than they didn’t reach their goal of winning the America East Longmeadow 0-0 0-1
any other NCAA experience. I had so much fun with East Championship. The Hawks were upset by
it.” Vermont in the championship game. NORTH
The Early Days “That was something we were really upset about,” West Springfield 1-0 2-0
Smith turned into an incredible player at Holyoke. Smith said. “We worked towards that goal all year and Chicopee Comp 1-0 1-0
She played under Tom Brassil and reached the 1,000- to have it end like that was like having a rug swept Agawam 0-0 2-0
point milestone in her senior year. Smith also is the all- from under your feet. It was a tough loss.” Minnechaug 0-0 1-0
time assist leader at HHS. The Hawks received an at-large bid to the NCAA Belchertown 0-0 1-0
“It was a lot of hard work, but it all paid off,” Smith Tournament before losing to LSU in the first round. Westfield 0-1 1-1
remembered. “Mr. Brassil came to a few of my games As a senior, the road to the NCAA Tournament was Ludlow 0-1 1-1
this year. I stop by and try to keep in touch.” much different for Smith and the Hawks. Harford
Smith, who played four years of softball and two began the year 1-9, but slowly turned things around. SOUTH
years of soccer, was a top-rated basketball player in They stunned top-seeded Boston University in the Holyoke 1-0 0-0
Western Mass. Smith was nominated as a McDonalds America East Championship game. Sabis 0-0 0-1
All-American in 2006/07. Smith scored 14 points in the 65-53 victory, which Ware 0-0 0-1
But when Smith first arrived as a freshman in West earned the 17-15 Hawks and automatic bid to March Sci-Tech 0-0 0-1
Hartford, she said it was similar to when she first made Madness, but more importantly, that elusive league Dean Tech 0-0 0-1
varsity as a Purple Knight. title. Commerce 0-0 0-2
“Coming in here after I had a lot of success at “We shot ourselves in the foot earlier in the season,
Holyoke, I was thinking I was really good and then I so we had to overcome a lot of adversity to reach * — standings accurate as of Sunday, April 3.
got a quick reality check,” Smith said. “I struggled just our goals,” Smith said. “Last year we knew going
to tie my shoes, never mind playing basketball. The into the conference championship game that we
same thing happened at Holyoke. But I came in and were going to get in anyway, but it was bittersweet.
put in a lot of work in the off-season, just like I did in This year we went in knowing we had to win it to
high school. The success came from working hard and get in. We were pretty young and inexperienced, we going to cry. I’m celebrating that.”
bringing yourself to a new level.” started four sophomores. It takes a lot of time to get Smith, an elementary and special education major,
Smith played in 25 games off the bench as a fresh- used to each other. We had a good work ethic, but is returning to Western Mass this summer to be a
man, primarily playing the role of the Hawks’ backup we didn’t have a lot of confidence. Once we started director of summer basketball at the Westfield
point guard. She scored her first collegiate points on winning, our confidence grew and once we hit our YMCA.
Nov. 13, 2007 and Smith was named to the America conference tournament, all we had to do is win “It’s something I love to do,” Smith said. “I hope
East Academic Honor Roll. three games.” to be a coach pretty soon now that all of this is
As a sophomore, Smith played in all 32 games. She wrapping up. Teaching kids is a passion of mine so
was still a bench player, but Smith tied for third on the A fitting end to a bright future if I could combine that with basketball that would
team with 57 assists. She was also named to the Smith and the Hawks overcame that slow start and be great. The YMCA has done so much for me and
America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll. And with her senior season was extended. Hartford did make the my family so I want to give back. They are helping
players graduating, Smith knew her chance to be a Big Dance and although they lost to Connecticut last me and giving me the experiences I want and
starter was coming. Sunday, it was a fitting end for Smith. need.”
“After my sophomore year I stayed here all summer “We reached our goal of winning a championship
and worked my tail off to get in the best shape,” Smith and we played the best team in the country on a big David Grant is a sports correspondent for Turley
recalled. “I earned a starting spot and I never let it go. stage,” Smith said. “That’s not a bad ending. I’m not Publications. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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2011 Sprint Cup Series
1) Kyle Busch
Through April 3, 2011
2011 Nationwide Series
Points: 219 1) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 181
Wins: 1 Top 5: 4 Top 10: 5 2) Jason Leffler 175
2) Carl Edwards 3) Justin Allgaier 156
Points: 214 4) Aric Almirola 155
Wins: 1 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4 5) Reed Sorenson 151
3) Jimmie Johnson 6) Trevor Bayne 150
Points: 207 7) Elliott Sadler 149
Wins: 0 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 3 8) Kenny Wallace 140
4) Kurt Busch 9) Brian Scott 138
Points: 205 10) Mike Bliss 125
Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 4
5) Kevin Harvick Racing News
Track Details Points: 204 Kimi Raikkonen, the former
Wins: 2 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4
Location: Fort Worth, Texas Formula One champion,
Shape: Quad-oval 6) Ryan Newman announced that he will begin
Points: 203 racing in NASCAR with Kyle
Distance: 1.5 miles Wins: 0 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4
Turns / Straights: 24º / 5º Busch Motorsports, where he will run a
Qualifying Record: Terry Labonte 192.137 - 2000 7) Juan Montoya limited schedule for the Camping World
Points: 201 Truck Series team beginning with the May
Race Record: Carl Edwards 151.055 - 2005 Wins: 0 Top 5: 2 Top 10: 4
20 race at Charlotte. Busch said he was
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Texas Motor Speedway’s layout is very simi- Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 3
his NASCAR career with KBM.
lar to Atlanta Motor Speedway and Lowe's
9) Matt Kenseth Racing Trivia
Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor
Speedway). Based on qualifying speeds in Wins: 0 Top 5: 2 Top 10: 3 Where was the first
2004, 2005, and 2006, the Texas Motor Speedway was NASCAR race held?
once considered the fastest non-restrictor plate track on 10) Mark Martin
the NASCAR circuit, with qualifying speeds in excess of Wins: 0 Top 5: 0 Top 10: 2 a) Darlington c) Indianapolis
192 mph and corner entry speeds over 200 mph. b) Charlotte d) Texas
11) Tony Stewart
However, as the tracks' respective racing surfaces con- Points: 180
tinue to wear, qualifying speeds at Atlanta have become Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 2
in front of a crowd of approximately 23,000
consistently faster than at Texas. Texas Motor 12) Jeff Gordon Speedway in North Carolina on June 19, 1949
Speedway is home to two NASCAR Sprint Cup races Points: 170 place on a dirt track at the old Charlotte
as well as two Nationwide Series Races. Wins: 1 Top 5: 2 Top 10: 2 Answer : b) The very first NASCAR race took
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Local runners in St. Pat’s Road Race Pioneers add four locals
HOLYOKE – The 36th annual St. Patrick 10K ranked No. 16 in the NSCAA poll.
Road Race was held on Saturday, March 19. Here are
Western Mass soccer stars O’Donnell ended a storied career at
more photos from people from South Hadley. to play for squad the University of New Hampshire in the
fall, leading the country with a .902 save
LUDLOW – The Western Mass percentage while compiling 10 shutouts.
Pioneers continue to strengthen their He also got the job done in the class-
roster ahead of the 2011 PDL season, room, earning his second-straight
adding goalkeeper Colin O’Donnell, America East Scholar-Athlete
midfielder Sam DeMello, midfielder Meanwhile, Roswess, a West
Mike Adam and forward Chris Roswess. Springfield High School graduate, has tal-
Adam, who is from Ludlow, was lied three goals and eight assists in three
named a Division II All-American in his years at UMass. DeMello, who enters his
senior season at Southern New junior year at St. Lawrence University in
Hampshire University this past fall. He the fall, was named an NSCAA Division
started all 20 games and registered six III Second Team All-American this past
goals and six assists for Southern New fall. DeMello led St. Lawrence in both
Hampshire, which finished the year goals (8) and assists (11) season.
JAPAN • Continued from Page 14
annual games with the Bridge program, exchanging cultures, Haneishi hopes that
we also visited the country last year. I players from both teams gained new per-
thought that it was important for Mount spectives on both soccer and life itself.
Noah Whitcomb, of South Holyoke soccer to stand up for our Earlier in the week, the Japanese players
Hadley, finished 103rd over- Philip Sanford, of South Jack Dwyer, of South Japanese friends and others in Japan.” toured campus and met with longtime
Hadley, came in 199th over- Hadley, finished in 320th On Saturday, the two teams took the Director of Athletics Laurie Priest to talk
all with a time of 39 min-
place overall with a time of field with heavy hearts. During the com- about women in sport. They also visited
utes, 34 seconds. He was all with a time of 42:53.
petition, “We Pray For Japan” bracelets Mount Holyoke’s Japanese language classes.
the fourth-best finisher from 45:24.
were sold for $5 apiece, with all contribu- “The 35 members of the Japanese
South Hadley. TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY DAVID HENRY SWEETDOGPHOTOS.COM
tions going to the Japanese Red Cross. In team’s travel party arrived safely in Japan
addition, donations were accepted, with on Monday,” said Haneishi. There are
all proceeds going to the people of Japan. several Bridge players who visited Mount
TRACK • Continued from Page 14
The event was a smashing success.
Approximately 200 spectators made their
way to the Mount Holyoke turf field to
Holyoke in previous years who hail from
the Sendai region, which was destroyed
by the tsunami. We especially want to
Senior returnee and leader include Fogerty (mid distance), Hayley Racicot watch the game and aid in the relief send prayers for those players.”
the dynamic Brianna Tabin (sprints and (mid distance) and Shelby Macri efforts. To date, close to $3,000 has been For Haneishi, the devastation will
long jump), a two-time Indoor WMASS (jumps). raised through the sale of bracelets and continue to weigh heavily on her mind.
and State Class D Champ with a person- Caroline Sullivan, a distance runner other donations. Though she has settled down in the
al record of 25.11 in the 200 meters. who broke four course records and Haneishi was thrilled with the response United States, all of her family and the
Other senior returnees include Anna placed sixth overall in the Western Mass and looks forward to contributing to the majority of her friends still make their
Sullivan (sprints and throws), Julia Division 1 cross country meet, leads a cause even more down the road. homes in Japan.
Lamontagne (hurdles), Melanie list of promising eighth graders new to “On behalf of the Mount Holyoke soc- “It took a few days to confirm that
Demakis (hurdles and jumps) and the outdoor circuit. Other members of cer program, I would like to thank everyone members of my family were all safe,” she
Morgan Provost (hurdles). that class include Angela Thibault who came to the match or sent donations,” said. “My sister has been evacuated, since
Junior returnees are Hannah Spring (sprints, jumps, vault), Tara Bainbridge she said. “The support for people in Japan she lives close to the Fukushima Nuclear
(sprints and jumps), Kim Ashwood (sprints, throws), Brianna Gracey (mid was overwhelming. Donations continue to Plant. They are just happy to be alive,
(sprints and jumps), Erin Provost (dis- distance), Olivia Slysz (distance), arrive, even after the event. We sincerely while many, many others were not as for-
tance) and Shane Wiley (distance and Serena Sarage (distance), Sydnee appreciate all of your help. The match meant tunate. I wish I could go there and help
jumps). Returning sophomores are Durling (sprints), Caroline Lee (mid dis- a lot to me, and it felt good to help out my my family, especially my mother, who has
Melanie Young (distance), Liz Menard tance) and Cassandra Fogg (sprints, country in a small way. Parkinson’s Disease and lives by herself. It
(mid distance, throws) and Sophia jumps). “Players from both sides enjoyed play- is frustrating that there is only so much
Kebbede (sprints and hurdles). Brouillette said his top performers are ing soccer together. The Japanese players that I can do to physically help.”
Newcomers this spring include junior expected to be Tabin, Sullivan, are now facing the reality of the disaster, as Haneishi is confident that her home-
Breighanna Roberts (hurdles), sopho- Fremgen, Lamontagne, Demakis and they return to their homes,” she said. We land will rebound from the tragedy with
mores Mirjam Fremgen (mid distance, Spring. hope that their experiences of playing soc- the help of others around the world. She
jumps) and Morgan Greaney (hurdles, He added the strengths of this year’s cer in the United States will help them to urges those who couldn't make it to the
jumps) while a host of freshmen are team include powerful seniors, include stay strong and together in order to over- game but would still like to donate to the
Hope Werenski (hurdles, jumps, vault), the star power of Tabin and Sullivan come this disaster.” charity drive to send a check, made out
Hannah Kelleher (sprints, jumps, vault), plus the talented eighth graders. In addition to participating in the char- to Mount Holyoke Soccer, to head coach
Ashley Willis (sprints, throws), Beth ity match on Saturday, the Japanese play- Kanae Haneishi, c/o of the Department
D’Allessandro (mid distance), Page David Grant is a sports correspondent ers were also able to take part in an inter- of Athletics. Please indicate on the
Geib (mid distance), Michelle for Turley Publications. He can be reached cultural party with members of the Mount check that the money is for earthquake
Stefanowicz (distance, throws), Brenna at email@example.com. Holyoke squad. By playing together and relief.
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South Hadley Council on Aging Calendar of events
SOUTH HADLEY - All activities take place at HIP 8 a.m.; Grocery Shopping 9:30 a.m.; Travel Club IN TOWN TRANSPORTATION is available
South Hadley Senior Center, 45 Dayton Street (538- 10 a.m.; Osteoporosis Exercise 10:30 a.m.; Diabetic Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment
5042) unless otherwise noted. The COA office is open Support Group 1 p.m.; Pitch 1 p.m.; Mah Jongg 1 p.m.; only.
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday. No membership Choralites 1 p.m.; Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.- SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB. Bermuda Cruise May 8-
is required to take part in the activities at the COA. 12:15 p.m.: Cheese lasagna w/sauce 15 on Norwegian Gem. Call Judy Fortier for additional
Anyone over 60 is eligible. Lunch is served from 11:45 Thursday, April 14: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; details at 534-3598. On Wednesday, May 25 a trip to
to 12:15. Reservations are encouraged to be made by Beginning Exercise 10 a.m.; Travel Club 10 a.m.; Blood the Friesian’s of Majesty/Basketville/Lunch at Putney
the previous day. For questions regarding fuel assis- Pressure Screening w/Nurse 12:30-2 p.m.; Friends Inn is scheduled. $82. Call Susan at 536-2106 for more
tance, outreach, and available services call Social Meeting 1 p.m.; Scrabble 1 p.m.; Quilting 1 p.m.; information.
Service Coordinator, Angela Wright at 538-5042, EXT. Golden Agers 1 p.m.; Lunch served from 11:45 a.m.- YOGA. Begins Monday, April 11 at 9 a.m. Pre-reg-
206. Transportation is provided to Senior Center and 12:15 p.m.: Roast turkey w/gravy istration required. Call Anne O’Connor at 538-5042.
South Hadley locations only; all others call PVTA Friday, April 15: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; AARP SHARPS COLLECTION. Thursdays between 1-3
Transportation at (413)739-7436 or 1-866-277-7741. Tax Assistance (by appointment) 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; p.m. Must be in appropriate containers.
Please let us know if you would like a newsletter. Grocery Shopping 9:30 a.m.; Bereavement Support IN TOWN TRANSPORTATION. Available
Monday, April 11: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Yoga Group 10 a.m.; Coffee and Conversation 10 a.m.; Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment
(New Session) 9 a.m.; Foot Nurse (by appointment) Osteoporosis Exercise 10:30 a.m.; Rep. John Scibak only.
9:30 a.m.; Music Appreciation 10 a.m.; Tai Chi 11 11:30 a.m.; Knitting 1 p.m.; Bridge 1 p.m.; Cribbage 1
a.m.; Stained Glass 1 p.m.; Poker 1 p.m.; Pinochle 1 p.m.; No Activities in the Dining Room after Lunch;
p.m.; Canasta 1 p.m.; COA Board Meeting 4 p.m.; Doors open for Volunteer Appreciation Event 5:30
Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Meatloaf p.m.; Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.:
Tuesday, April 12: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;
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SHINE (by appointment) 9-noon; Beginning Exercise be Friday, April 15 from 9 a.m.-noon., by appointment DAILY ACTIVITIES:
10 a.m.; Movie 1 p.m.; Bingo 1 p.m.; Needlecraft 1 only. Call 583-5042 for an appointment.
p.m.; Men’s Night/Mah Jongg 6:15 p.m.; Lunch is SENIORNET will offer Beginning Internet on April Thursday, April 7: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m.,
served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Baked ham 19 and Introduction to Computer on April 20. For Osteoporosis Exercise Class at 10 a.m.
w/pineapple more information call 533-6889 or visit Friday, April 8: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m., Cribbage
Wednesday, April 13: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; seniornetsh.org. at 9 a.m., Fun to Knit Group at 1 p.m., Line Dancing
2:30 to 3:30
Monday, April 11: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m.,
Osteoporosis Exercise Class at 10 a.m., Movie: Flags of
Tuesday, April 12: Coffee Club 9 to 11 a.m.,
Aerobic Walking at 9 a.m., Literary Discussion Group
at 10 a.m., Yoga at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 13: Coffee Club 9 to 10 a.m.,
Presentation: Home Safety at 10 a.m. at C.O.A.,Card
Group 1:15 p.m.
Lunch is served daily at noon. Reservations must be
made by noon the day before. The suggested donation
is $2.25 for people over 60. Call 467-3239 for reserva-
The next EMS Blood Pressure Clinic on April 14 at
the C.O.A. at 11:30 a.m.
Foot Care with Linda on April 14 and April 28 by
Senator Candaras’ Aide on May 10
Call 467-3239 for details
Free Collection Day: Safe disposal of medicines on
CLUES ACROSS 40. Jupiter’s closest Hope 30. Look furtively April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Granby High
1. Wolf groups satellite 4. Kilocalorie (abbr.) 32. Copyread School. Do not bring: needles, syringes, lancets, ther-
6. Liquid propane 42. Greek goddess of 5. Teetertotter 34. Midway between mometers, I.V. bags, chemo drugs, or any type of liquid.
gas (abbr.) youth 6. Kissing tools NE and E Royal Tea: Sponsored by the Friends of Granby’s
9. Liz’s 3rd husband 43. Grass spikelet 7. Bluegrass genus 39. Passes, as of time Elderly on April 29 at 2:30 p.m. Call 467-9323 for
Mike bracts 8. Gonadotropin 40. One thousandth reservations, or sign the guest list on the Friend’s bul-
13. Quickly, rapidly 45. Gazes releasing hormone of an ampere letin board at the C.O.A.
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unknown 48. Escape to avoid 9. Poster paint shop Kim at 467-3239 or email@example.com
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between S and SE 51. Air pollution filling 44. Company offi- Wingate offers.
19. Jells 53. Engine additive 11. The shelter of cers
20. Syringe 56. One who com- wild animals 46. Shaggy or
21. Greek god of the ments on events of 12. Insecticide unkempt ANSWERS TO 4-1-11 PUZZLE
woods the day 14. Mrs. Nixon 49. Slender grass
22. Of I 60. In a way, par- 15. Plural of etymon appendages
23. A way of cutting doned 17. 45385 Ohio 50. Drunkards
26. Italian cheese 61. Lizard of the 21. Political action 51. Smallest mer-
city family Agamidae committee ganser
29. Detailed design 62. ____ ‘n boots 23. Plants of the 52. ___ student,
criteria for a piece of 63. A lumberman’s genus Cassia learns healing
work tool 24. Personal identifi- 53. Pierce with a
31. Expressed pleas- 64. Full of conversa- er knife
ure tion 25. Indian stairways 54. Burial vault
33. Swiss river to water 55. Address a diety
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POLICE LOG • Continued from Page 10 March 2011 Incident Based Reporting Data
Street apartment for a disturbance. on Purple Heart Drive when he per- The data below is compiled from official reports recorded by the South Hadley
Once there, police arrested Jerilee L. formed a random compliance check Police Department during the month of March 2011 Incidents where the Reporting
McMahon, 45, of 41 West Summit St., of a vehicle and learned it was unin- Party did not wish to make an official report or when a motor vehicle accident did
South Hadley. She was charged with sured. He stopped the vehicle and the not meet the Massachusetts criteria as requiring an official report have not been
assault and battery and destruction of 24-year-old Springfield woman will recorded in the above statistics.
property under $250, as well as posses- be summoned into court to answer
sion of less than one ounce of marijua- charges of operating an uninsured Aggravated Assault 2 Intimidation 6
na. motor vehicle. All Other Larceny 11 Liquor Law Violations 1
All Other Offenses 36 Motor Vehicle Theft 2
8:29 a.m. - Police received a call SATURDAY, APRIL 2 Bad Checks 1 Runaway 1
from a Bridge Street resident reporting Burglary/Breaking & Entering 5 Simple Assault 11
the windshield of his vehicle parked on 7:53 p.m. – Someone came to the Counterfeiting/Forgery 1 Theft from a Building 3
Bridge Street was smashed. Police do police station to report a disturbance on Credit Card /Automatic Teller 2 Theft from Motor Vehicle 3
have a suspect and are continuing to Warner Street. Police went to the resi- Destruction/Damage/Vandalism 11 Traffic, Town By-Law Offenses 65
investigate. dence and arrested Richard J. Orozco, Disorderly Conduct 1 Motor Vehicle Accidents 26
36, of 5 Warner St., South Hadley. He was Driving Under the Influence 3 Arrests 38
6:56 p.m. – Police responded to charged with assault and battery and Drug/Narcotics Violations 1 Totals 236
Riverboat Village for the report of a dis- assault and battery with a dangerous False Pretenses/Swindle 6
turbance. When police arrived on scene weapon.
they learned that two individuals had
gotten into a minor shoving match after 10:48 p.m.- An off-duty police offi-
one individual did not want the second, cer observed a vehicle traveling south
a tow truck driver, to tow a vehicle, bound on Granby Road swerving all
which was illegally parked. Peace was over the lanes. The vehicle lost con-
restored and the individuals were trol, went off the side of the roadway
advised to seek complaints in court. and struck a stone wall. Police were
called to the scene and an investiga-
FRIDAY, APRIL 1 tion began. Jennifer M. Delmonte,
25, of 218 Pondview Drive,
12:54 p.m. – Officer Jeff Goulet was Chicopee, was arrested and charged
on Bridge Street when he performed a with operating under the influence of
random compliance check of a vehicle alcohol and failure to stay within
and learned its registration was revoked marked lanes.
due to lack of insurance. He stopped
the vehicle and charged the 32-year-old SUNDAY, APRIL 3
South Hadley female operator with
operating with a suspended license, 2:51 p.m.- Police received a call of a
failure to have an inspection sticker, disturbance on Lombard Street and
operating with a revoked registration arrested Michael Methot, 47, of
and operating an uninsured motor Lombard Street, South Hadley. He was
vehicle. charged with assault and battery and
threat to commit a crime, to wit mur-
1:26 p.m. – Officer Jeff Goulet was der.
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ALL REAL ESTATE advertised 1.5 bath sleeps 6, walk to beach,
with: financial management; boardwalk, shopping, churches
LOOKING FOR KITCHEN help herein is subject to the Federal
QuickBooks financial management BELCHERTOWN – New construction 413-245-9368
15-20 hrs/wk. Experience Fair Housing Act, which makes it
software; Microsoft Excel; Evenings call: 4BR, 2.5BA home ready for interior
preferred but will train. Apply at finishing for Spring 2011. Spacious illegal to advertise “any
501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organi-
Aurora’s Pizzeria, 1720 Westover MERRIE BROWN 668-8190 Colonial has all the bells and whis- preference, limitation, or
zations, and experience as a
Rd., Chicopee (413)593-3222. KAYE BOOTHMAN 477-6624 tles. (71169677) $359,900 discrimination because of race, Auto For Sale
consultant. VALARIE WILLIAMS 658-5471 color, religion, sex, handicap,
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submit a letter of interest, a country miles. Grey. Like new
Mature, trustworthy, industrious, or intention to make any such
resume and names and contact $13,000 (978)257-1610.
outgoing with possiblity for closing. preference, limitation, or
information of three to five
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references. Our preference is to
receive all materials via email at
knowingly accept any advertising
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of the law. All persons are hereby $$$ AUTOS WANTED TOP Dollar
informed that all dwellings paid for your unwanted cars,
2011 will be given priority w/lots of square footage on over 4
CAREGIVERS/HOME HELPERS advertised are available on an trucks, vans, big and small,
consideration. acres. Live on one side while you
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The Proteus Fund is a grant-
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advancing justice through demo- Springfield area. Experience (71174565) $339,900 AAAA DONATION: Donate your
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Must sell fast! porch and enjoy the coming
violation of the law. Our readers are hereby
informed that all dwellings advertising in
this newspaper are available on an equal
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