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                                                                                                                                                              CANOEING DOWN CANAL STREET
Road
repairs
pave on
             BY KRISTIN WILL
                      Staff Writer

   SOUTH HADLEY – A ten-
tative schedule of future road
repairs outlines which neigh-
borhoods will see improve-
ments throughout the year
2017.
   “This is a pretty aggressive
plan,” said Department of
Public Works Superintendent
Jim Reidy, adding it is also “a
working plan.”
   Construction is set to begin
this fall with work on
Sycamore Knolls, North and
South Sycamore Knolls,
Sycamore Parc and Taylor
Street.
   All Sycamore roads will be
resurfaced, with a berm instal-
lation on Sycamore Knolls.
Taylor Street will be resurfaced
and its sidewalks reconstructed
and replaced with Hot-Mix
Asphalt [HMA].                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       TOWN REMINDER SUBMITTED PHOTO
   Next year, Pheasant Run,
                                                                                                SOUTH HADLEY – Canal Street resident Robert J. Whelihan Sr. found a small pond forming in the grassy picnic area in the front of his home fol-
  Please see ROAD REPAIRS,                                                                      lowing Friday’s sudden downpour. “So I decided to put my canoe to good use,” he said.
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Town offers space to foster                                                                                                                                                                                           Bricks for book
local art community                                                                                                                                                                                                   Engraved brick library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fundraiser offers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      residents personal touch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      two outdoor patio areas that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will bookend the new library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      building. One area will have a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      view up-river, while the second
              BY KRISTIN WILL                                                “It’s going to be a good                                               Selectboard members John                                                                                          patio area will look down river.
                      Staff Writer                                        thing,” said Sullivan. The                                             Hine and Frank DeToma were                                                   BY KRISTIN WILL                            “I think it’s going to have a
                                                                          response so far, he said, has                                          “really impressed” with the art                                                    Staff Writer                      nice effect of having a varied
    SOUTH HADLEY –                                                        been “awesome,” and it “really                                         hanging in the town of                                                                                               brick patio to look at,” said South
Aspiring artists are now able to                                          tells us there is some pent-up                                         Maynard Selectboard meeting                                              SOUTH HADLEY - As the                       Hadley Public Library Director
display their talents at town                                             creativite economy in the town                                         space where they interviewed                                         figurative foundation of the                    Joe Rodio. “We’ve been really
hall.                                                                     of South Hadley.”                                                      Sullivan for his current leader-                                     new public library, the South                   pleased with the response to it.”
    Beginning this month, Town                                               Offering town hall walls as                                         ship role.                                                           Hadley community now has an                        Ultimately, the idea was
Administrator Mike Sullivan is                                            an exhibition space is a way the                                          “It was really appreciated by                                     opportunity to become part of                   driven by residents who kept
seeking local artists interested                                          town can promote the arts cul-                                         the arts community,” said                                            the future building’s brickwork.                asking if the library building
in exhibiting their work on                                               ture. “It could be another cata-                                       Sullivan of that space. The idea                                         Donations to the public library             committee would be open to
Selectboard meeting room                                                  lyst for the town,” said                                               then transferred to South                                            building project fund, starting at              hosting such a fundraiser.
walls.                                                                    Sullivan.                                                              Hadley.                                                              $100, will allow resident to pur-                  The permanence, said Rodio,
     “We really want people to                                               It might extend to South                                                “It’s something to be proud                                      chase bricks of various sizes on                was important to the residents.
know we are appreciative and                                              Hadley the designation of an                                           of and people are engaged in,”                                       which they can have names, mot-
excited,” said Sullivan, encour-                                          “artsy” town, such as                                                  he said.                                                             tos and remembrances engraved.                            Please see LIBRARY
aging residents to “come down                                             Northampton or Easthampton.                                               Interested residents and                                              The bricks will be placed in                              BRICKS, page 7
and see these works.”                                                     And just as numerous out-of-                                           local artists can contact
    Each show will run for six                                            towners flock to Brimfield for                                         Sullivan directly by email at                                                 TOWN REMINDER STAFF PHOTO
months, featuring the work of                                             three weeks each year to hunt                                          msullivan@southhadleyma.gov                                                              BY KRISTIN WILL
one artist, in the Selectboard                                            for rusty, vintage treasures, so                                       to firm up details on how to                                         Four types of bricks are
meeting room. The space can                                               too might they come to South                                           exhibit and put their name on                                        available for residents to
fit between 8 and twelve pieces                                           Hadley to view its local art.                                          an ongoing list.                                                     choose from in supporting
of art.                                                                      “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if                                           Artist Anne Mueller will                                          the library’s latest effort
    Smaller collections of work                                           we had an art show that rivaled                                        unveil her exhibit Aug. 20                                           to raise funds for its new
that aren’t as large as, say, an                                          some of the large art shows that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      building. Engraved bricks
8x10 frame, may hang in other                                             are in other communities?”                                                     Please see TOWN OFFERS,
areas of town hall.                                                                                                                                                                                                   begin at $100.
                                                                          mused Sullivan.                                                                                 page 7



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Granby police urge residents to lock up                                                                                                                                NEWS
Rash of car breaks prompts extra caution                             one hears or sees suspicious activity, do not hesitate
                                                                     in calling 9-1-1.                                                                       This Week
                 BY AIMEE M. HENDERSON                                  Meanwhile, Fox said people should, first, lock
                          Staff Writer                               their vehicles while unattended, and second, do                  • LOCAL NEWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
                                                                     not leave valuables inside the vehicle. He said to
   GRANBY – A rash of motor vehicle break-ins                        remove GPS devices from windows and even clean                   • OPINION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
has prompted local police departments to urge resi-                  the suction ring mark that is left behind. That can
dents to err on the side of caution and lock up their                indicate there is one in the vehicle.                            • CALENDAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
vehicles when they are parked and unattended.                           Granby also experienced a rash of car breaks,
   Recently Belchertown experienced some house                       totaling 11 vehicles in two separate neighborhoods               • IN THE CLASSROOM . . . . . . . .9
break ins in the area of Barton Avenue and Oak                       in town. Chief Alan Wishart said in Granby’s cases,
Ridge Drive, but a week later (Wednesday, Aug. 7)                    every single vehicle that was broken into was
                                                                     unlocked.
                                                                                                                                      • SPORTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
there were approximately 30 vehicle break-ins in
                                                                        “Forced vehicle breaks are almost non-existent
the Dana Woods area, according to police.
                                                                     in Granby,” said Chief Wishart, adding that in the
                                                                                                                                      • SENIORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
   Belchertown Police Chief Francis Fox said the
                                                                     past three to five years about 99 percent of the
majority of the vehicles that were broken into dur-
                                                                     vehicle breaks were to a vehicle that was unlocked.              • PUBLIC SAFETY . . . . . . . . . . .15
ing that rash were unlocked. He said it was mostly
                                                                        Wishart said it is very rare to have just one vehi-
loose change that was taken. He said the first line
of defense is a locked door.                                         cle broken into in town. He said it is “almost                   • CLASSIFIEDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
   “We live in a safe community and we are doing a                   always” a case in which someone(s) walks through
                                                                     a neighborhood and tries a handful of cars.
lot of proactive patrolling of neighborhoods, but
when you leave your door unlocked you are invit-                        Wishart said there would be extra patrol cover-                                        In the News
ing possible criminal activity,” said Chief Fox. “The                age to the areas of town that were hit, but he also
majority of these vehicles were unlocked. It’s                       reminds residents to be vigilant and to call 9-1-1
alarming how many people do not lock their vehi-                     when there is suspicious activity.
cles.”                                                                  “We live in a rural town and if someone decides
   Fox said the majority of the break-ins occurred                   to walk through they can do a lot of damage,” said
during the night hours, and while the department is                  the chief. “Residents should call us if they see or
actively investigating those crimes, he said if any-                 hear anything out of the ordinary.”




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                                     Firefighters ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA
                                                  BY BRANDON CHASE
     Obituary                                       Turley Correspondent
      Policy
                                        GRANBY - Granby firefighters and their
     Turley Publications             family members took to the streets on
     offers two types of             Saturday, Aug. 10 to collect money to benefit
                                     the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
          obituaries.
                                     as part of its well-known “Fill the Boot” cam-
     One is a free, brief            paign. This year’s event raised a total of
   Death Notice listing              $4,124.24.
  the name of deceased,                 Volunteers were stationed at the Five
      date of death and              Corners section of Granby on Route 202
  funeral date and place.            and the intersection of Taylor and Carver
     The other is a Paid             Streets to take donations from passing cars
     Obituary, costing               from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Granby Fire Lt.
      $75, which allows              Mike Pandora said the annual event is
     families to publish             always a very successful one, now in its
  extended death notice              seventh year.
                                        “Usually we have about 20 to 25 volun-
    information of their
                                     teers each year and raise about $4,000 to
    own choice and may               $5,000 in four hours. For us, this is our one
   include a photograph.             big event,” said Pandora.
     Death Notices &                    With a full-time staff of only four peo-
      Paid Obituaries                ple, the fire department relies heavily on
    should be submitted              volunteer firefighters and their families to
      through a funeral              help collect donations. However, despite
           home to:                  the small size of Granby and its fire
      obits@turley.com.              department, Pandora is impressed at how
                                     well the town comes together to support                                                                                            TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY BRANDON CHASE
      Exceptions will be             the cause.                                         Firefighters count donations to the “Fill the Boot” campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
     made only when the                 “We’re a small community of about 6,300.
                                     They support us beyond belief, and a lot of        during a special ceremony at Max’s Tavern in          vacation time each year to volunteer at MDA
   family provides a death
                                     people are really supportive of what the           Springfield on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The                summer camps across the country.
   certificate and must be
                                     MDA does,” said Pandora.                           International Association of Firefighters                MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedi-
          pre-paid.
                                        Florence Savings Bank of Granby also            (IAFF) and the MDA have had a partnership             cated to finding treatments and cures for
                                     assisted in the money-counting process. The        for more than 50 years. Through this partner-         muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases
                                     bank allowed the fire department to use their      ship, they have helped the organization raise         by funding worldwide research. The
                                                                                        millions of dollars to fund research for finding      Association also provides comprehensive
Chamber                              coin-counting machine without charging the
                                     standard $20 fee to do so. Pandora said they       cures for muscular dystrophy, “Fire fighters are
                                                                                        American heroes who make such a difference
                                                                                                                                              health care and support services, advocacy
                                                                                                                                              and education.
hosting                              collect approximately $400 just in coins.
                                     After collecting donations, volunteers were        for the people and families we serve,” said
                                                                                        MDA Fundraising Coordinator Will Southall.
                                                                                                                                                 In addition to funding some 300 research
                                                                                                                                              teams worldwide, MDA maintains a national
                                     treated to a lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs
‘Beyond                              cooked by Granby Fire Chief Russell                “The funds they raise are used for health care
                                                                                        services and equipment support, and to help
                                                                                                                                              network of 200 medical clinics; facilitates
                                                                                                                                              support groups for families affected by neuro-
                                     Anderson at the fire station.
Business’                               Overall, Pandora and the fire department        send kids to free MDA summer camps. We are
                                                                                        grateful for everything they do.”
                                                                                                                                              muscular disease; and provides free local sum-
                                                                                                                                              mer camp opportunities for thousands of
                                     thought this year’s “Fill the Boot” campaign
   SOUTH HADLEY -                    was a successful one. The total amount of             Fill the Boot funds also are used to support       youngsters fighting progressive muscle dis-
There will be a South                money raised increased from last year’s total of   some of the 300 worldwide research projects           ease. For more information, visit mda.org.
Hadley and Granby                    approximately $3,600. Throughout the seven         seeking better treatments and cures for the
Chamber of Commerce                  years this event has been held in Granby, the      more than 40 neuromuscular diseases covered
Beyond Business on                   department has raised a total of $27,127.09        by MDA, including Duchenne muscular dys-
                                                                                        trophy, spinal muscular atrophy and ALS.
Thursday, Aug. 22 from               for the MDA.
                                                                                           IAFF became the first national sponsor for
                                                                                                                                                 MESMS pool closes
5 to 6:30 p.m. at The                   “We know the money we raise definitely
Village Commons. The                 makes a difference in the lives of people          MDA in 1954, and over the years, fire fighters           until September
party will take place out-           affected by neuromuscular diseases, and that it    have raised millions of dollars to help improve
side on the patio at 17              helps them get the care they need,” said           and enhance the lives of those living with                  SOUTH HADLEY – The Michael E.
College St. (between                 Pandora. “Fill the Boot is a proud tradition for   neuromuscular disease. Fire fighters have                Smith Middle School pool will be closed
Crazy Moon and Healthy               us, and it’s a great way for fire fighters to be   raised money for MDA through their partici-              for Friday Night Family Swim beginning
Living). The charge is $5            out in the community reminding residents           pation in the annual Fill the Boot campaign,             Aug. 9. The pool will reopen on Sept. 6
for members and $10 for              that we are here, always ready to help.”           as well as by sponsoring golf and softball tour-         for family swim starting at 6:30 p.m.
non-members to enjoy                    The check will be presented to the MDA          naments. Many also contribute some of their
food and drinks hosted
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Historical Society
offers dinner
                                                                   Walmart pitches Holyoke supercenter
                                                                             BY DENNIS P. HOHENBERGER                   Wertz. “We think the store here will have             A timetable for the project has not
meeting                                                                                Turley Correspondent             the convenience and potentially give the          been set.
                                                                                                                        city some jobs and tax revenue.”                      While residents and outside groups
   SOUTH HADLEY - The first                                            HOLYOKE – On Monday evening,                        Walmarts are also located in Chicopee,         made their opposition to the project
Historical Society Meeting of the fall                             Walmart pitched a proposed 160,000                   Westfield, Springfield, Northampton and           known by wearing t-shirts, few project
will be at All Saints’ Episcopal                                   square-foot supercenter slated for con-              Hadley, including stores in Ware and              supporters made their intentions known
Church, 7 Woodbridge Street, South                                 struction on Whiting Farms Road.                     Pittsfield.                                       during the open house.
Hadley, on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 6:30                                   Walmart officials and firms involved                Wertz would not provide an estimate                Richard Page, a retired Holyoke Police
p.m. The dinner will be roast turkey                               with the project met with residents at               on the project cost, a Walmart policy. The        captain, was one of a few persons who
dinner, with mashed potatoes, broccoli                             the Log Cabin, where the company                     company must first draw up plans and              openly support building the supercenter.
with cheese, buttered mixed vegeta-                                unveiled plans for the complex.                      then send the project out to bid, he said.            “I'm looking for some tax revenue into
bles, tossed salad, rolls, coffee, and                                 The company touted over new 300                     The open house, said Wertz, was an             this city. Right now, we scared everybody
brownies. ‘Dinner is $15 at the door.                              jobs, increased tax revenue and the posi-            effort to address concerns residents may          away over the years. What do we got here
Please call John at 533-5672 for a din-                            tive effect the store would have a nearby            have about the project. Traffic and other         now? My seven children moved away for
ner reservation. You do not need to                                businesses.                                          experts were made available at the open           jobs. There's no jobs here,” he said.
attend the dinner to attend the lecture.                               According to Walmart sales records,              house. Landscaping and other designs ele-         “There's no taxes here. The schools are
   The lecture will be presented by Joe                            Holyokers have spent over $11 million at             ments should mitigate residents' concerns         falling apart. You need Walmart.”
Manning titled “Pictures and Stories of                            area Walmarts.                                       about a heavy traffic flow or the proposed            Page said if even the retailer had not
Child Laborers”. Some of the stories                                   The company and several firms associ-            parking lot that stretches from the store's       chosen to open a store in Holyoke, the city
and photos are about children pho-                                 ated with the project, set up information            entrance to the sidewalk on Whiting               must attract new businesses. While nearby
tographed in Holyoke. The lecture will                             tables and provided information on the               Farms Road.                                       residents are concerned about the increased
start at 7:30 p.m. The lecture is free                             store's design, traffic plan, employment                The deal between Walmart and                   traffic the store will likely bring, he said
and open to the public.                                            opportunities and permitting process.                Holyoke Gas and Electric, the property            nothing has been done in the past few
                                                                       The room quickly filled once the doors           owner, has not been finalized yet. The            decades to improve roads or traffic flow.
                                                                   opened at 6 p.m. Visitors were treated to            retailer must submit a site plan review to            He added residents must make up their
EEE threat status                                                  soft drinks and snacks, which included               the Holyoke Planning Board, along with a          own minds about the project, but that the
                                                                   generous hot fudge sundaes. Opponents                detailed traffic study to the state.              city is “dying,” and hopes Walmart and other
raised to moderate                                                 and proponents of the project looked over               Walmart representatives met with               companies will revive Holyoke's economy.
                                                                   several design schematics or chatted with            city's Planning and Economic                          Susan Gill, a Holyoke resident, was
   SOUTH HADLEY - The level                                        Walmart representatives.                             Development Department and Bohler                 concerned the increased traffic might
threat for Eastern Equine Encephalitis                                 Bill C. Wertz, a Walmart spokesman,              Engineering for a required pre-application        cause her to take alternate routes to the
has been increased in South Hadley                                 said the project will bring “badly needed”           meeting. The application will then be             Holyoke Mall or other businesses.
from low to moderate by the                                        jobs to Holyoke, as he then cited the city's         sent to the Planning Board, who will                  “I'm sort of for it. I work at a Walmart
Massachusetts Department of Public                                 above state average unemployment rate.               arrange a public meeting on the project.          and I was trying to see if it would impact
Health.                                                                “Those jobs will be greatly welcomed                Matthew D. Smith, of Bohler, said              the Walmart I work at,” she said. “You're
   Citizens are advised to use repel-                              in the community,” he said.                          constructing a supercenter takes a year.          wondering if every town needs a Walmart.
lent, avoid areas of concentrated mos-                                 Residents, he said, will have a new              The firm is currently at the pre-design and       I wanted to see what the proposal was.”
quito infestation or wear protective                               retail option for affordable food and other          due diligence stage in the project. The               Gill was pleased the store will be set
clothing when close to those areas.                                merchandise. “We know many in Holyoke                completed plans, which includes a traffic         farther back on the property, which
   The most active periods for mos-                                are already shopping at Walmart. The just            study, will be submitted to the appropriate       should cut down on the effect the store
quito populations is between dusk and                              have to drive miles to find one,” said               boards for approval.                              will have on nearby residences, she said.
dawn, please take that into account
when making outdoor plans.
   There has been no reported out-
breaks of EEE in South Hadley, but
Belchertown has had at least two con-
firmed cases involving horses.
                                                                   Local hospice nurse to read from new book
   This is the trigger for increasing the                             SOUTH HADLEY - Local author and                   experience with Hospice with the hope of          embrace the reality of death and to be
threat level.                                                      hospice nurse Cathy Truehart will read               educating people about the value of con-          aware of our options. The more prepared
   Board of Health Director Sharon                                 from her book, “The Miracle of Hospice:              sidering Hospice sooner rather than later,        we are the less fearful we will be when
Hart is aware and cooperating with                                 A Personal Journey of a Hospice Nurse”               clarifying what Hospice is and what it is         death comes knocking at our door.
the Massachusetts Department of                                    on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at                 not, and helping to dispel some of the                The Miracle of Hospice will be avail-
Public Health in relationship to this                              Gaylord Library in South Hadley.                     stigma the very word often produces.              able for sale at the event and in the
health emergency                                                      Overwhelmed one day by the diversity                  The underlying thread of her book is          library for a discounted price of $10.
   Please consult your veterinarian for                            of what she experienced in one day's                 that Hospice is about quality of life and it is       Light refreshments will be served at
steps to protect your pets.                                        work as a hospice nurse, Truehart was left           something to be revered, rather than feared.      the event, which will be held in the lower
   Visit the Mass Department of                                    with the thought, "I could write a book                  Filled with personal stories of the           level of Gaylord Library.
Public Health website for more infor-                              about this day."                                     courageous people Truehart worked with                Call 413-538-5047 for more informa-
mation.                                                               Truehart shares her many years of                 over the years, her book helps us to              tion or visit www.gaylordlibrary.org.




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     BY DENNIS P.
     HOHENBERGER
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    HOLYOKE – Local                                                                                          Carr, Jennifer M.              Turley Publications offers two types of obituaries.
and outside groups joined                                                                                    Died: Aug. 7, 2013             One is a free, brief Death Notice listing the name
forces Monday evening                                                                                        Funeral Services:              of deceased, date of death and funeral date and
to protest Walmart's                                                                                         Aug. 15, 2013                  place.
plans to build a 160,000                                                                                     First Universalist             The other is a Paid Obituary, costing $75, which
square-foot supercenter                                                                                      Church                         allows families to publish extended death notice
on Whitings Farm Road.                                                                                       Essex, MA                      information of their own choice and may include a
The retailer held an open
                                                                                                                                            photograph. Death Notices & Paid Obituaries
house at the Log Cabin,
near where protestors                                                                                                                       should be submitted through a funeral home to:
gathered.                                                                                                                                   obits@turley.com.
    Holyoke First, along
                                                                           PHOTO BY DENNIS P. HOHENBERGER                                   Exceptions will be made only when the family provides a
with representatives
Sprawl Busters and the         The Western Mass. Chapter of the Raging Grannies sing a                                                      death certificate and must be pre-paid.
Raging Grannies, stood         protest song opposing Walmart's plan to build a supercenter at
on the edge of the Log Whitings Farms Road. Walmart held an open house at the Log
Cabin's Route 141 park- Cabin on Monday evening.                                                                   Jennifer M. Carr                       Manchester, her mother, Sandra Wagoner
                                                                                                                                                          and her husband, John of Tennessee,
ing lot. The protestors                                                                                                                                   brother, Brandon Wagoner and his wife,
hoisted signs and encouraged passing driv-       what they want,” said Norman.                               SOUTH HADLEY –
                                                    He said Walmart employs a strategy Jennifer M. Carr, 32, former-                                      Shannon, also of Tennessee, grandparents,
ers to honk their car horns in support.                                                                                                                   Robert and Marie Carr of Groveland, and
    Terri Laramee, of Holyoke First, said Norman calls “Wal-myth.” “They ly of Manchester by the Sea,                                                     Elaine Leatham of Raymond, NH, aunts
the group continues to pick up both              (Walmart) tell people we bring jobs, we died Wednesday, Aug. 7,
                                                 bring revenue, we're going to better 2013 at her home.                                                   and uncles Sarah, Robert Jr and Paul Carr,
local and regional support. Laramee's                                                                                                                     Ida Vasta, Bonnie Wagoner, cousins
Gordon Drive home is a short walk to Holyoke and give be a better way of liv-                                Born in Lawrence, Carr
                                                                                                                                                          Michael, David and Jacob Carr and
the proposed supercenter. “The coalition ing,” he said. “None of those things are spent her childhood in Maine and nephew Derek Wagoner.
is getting stronger, bigger. Obviously you       true. This is not a form of new jobs. Massachusetts. She graduated from
                                                                                                                                                               Funeral Services will be held at the
can see the great turnout here,” she said. Every job created by Walmart will be Manchester-Essex Regional High School First Universalist Church, 59 Main St.,
    She and other Walmart opponents offset by every store that closes.”                                   in 1999. She continued her education at
planned to attend the open house.                   Stores like the nearby Kmart and University of Maine and North Shore Essex, MA, Thursday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                          Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Laramee said she had a “sneak preview” Stop and Shop, he said, would be affect- Community College before graduating                                            Visiting hours are at the Campbell –
of the plans, which she considered “not          ed by Walmart's presence. “If those from Salem State University earning a
                                                 stores go dark, that's a significant loss of Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography                     Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525
neighborhood friendly.”                                                                                                                                   Cabot Street, North Beverly on
    She is concerned the large parking jobs for Holyoke. I call it Voodoo and Natural Resource Management.
lot ran to the edge of Whiting Farms             Economics. That's all they'll (Walmart)                     Jennifer loved children, especially Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                          Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove
Road. “That's not working with the be talking about. Once they get into the infants and for many years worked as a day Cemetery, Manchester by the Sea.
neighbors. Walmart has yet to even actual hearings, they'll talk about that care provider and teacher. Her great love                                          Contributions may be made in
organize a meeting for people who are bringing in another 13,000 car trips a and compassion for animals led her to take Jennifer's memory to the M.S.P.C.A., 400
going to be directly affected,” she said.        day is going to make the traffic better. a position at the Educated Ferret
                                                                                                                                                          Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844 or the
    Laramee added her group sent letters That's the kind of nonsense people can Association in South Hadley.
and e-mails about their concerns to expect to hear.”                                                         In her element at last, she earned the Educated Ferret Association, c/o Donna
Walmart officials, but no one from the              The Western Mass. Raging Grannies trust of the Board of Directors and recent- Spirito, 43 North Main St., South
                                                 serenaded people with an anti-Walmart ly assumed the position of President.                              Hadley, MA 01075. Information, direc-
company has yet to reply.
    Linda Nugent, a neighbor of                  song, as residents entered the Log Cabin                    She is survived by her father, Stephen tions, condolences at www.campbellfu-
                                                                                                                                                          neral.com
Laramee, said, “We want them for the open house. The group of women Carr and his wife, Grace Vasta-Carr of
(Walmart) to realize this was a bad mis- wore colorful straw hats and equally
take. It's not good for Holyoke, we pleasing floral leis.
deserve better. It's not good for the               Diane Crowe, who spoke for the                   VBS at Living Gate Church
economy, it's not good for anything,”            group, said Walmart does not treat their
                                                                                                             GRANBY - My Body is a Temple dle school. Pre-registration is required.
she said. “We're hoping the deadline for workers fairly. She said the retailer low-
them to continue passes on. We hope              ers prices that other stores cannot Vacation Bible School takes place Aug. Contact Cheryl at 413-575-5751 or via
they back away and 'see you later.'”             match. The group also opposes 19 –22 at Living Gate Community email at livinggatechurchma@hotmail.com.
                                                                                                          Church, 151 Taylor St., Granby from 6 to 8 VBS culminates with a hot dog and bean
    Al Norman, of Sprawl Busters, said Walmart's labor practices and the devas-
                                                                                                          p.m. each night. Bible lessons, music, and open house on Friday, Aug. 23 starting at 6
he has fought Walmarts throughout the tating effect the retailer has on local
                                                 businesses.                                              hands on fun. Cooking lessons: kids eat p.m. VBS is free, but donations are appreci-
past 20 years locally, nationally and
internationally, including a successful             “We are against any Walmart, not just in what they make.                                              ated. Cost at open house is $3 per person or
                                                 Holyoke,” she said. “In particular, this store              Open to ages kindergarten through mid- $10 per family.
campaign to prevent building a Walmart
in Greenfield.                                   is being put
    “This is not economic development, into an area
it's not jobs, and it's not good for Holyoke. that's a beau-

                                                                     Joni Fleming
If I can help out, I will be here,” he said.     tiful field,
    The Holyoke proposal differs from and in an
Greenfield in a major way. The proposed area where
Greenfield store would have been built peoples' lives
                                                                                     "I LOVE SOUTH HADLEY,
near the entrance to I-91, on the edge of        will       be                    SO I SELL SOUTH HADLEY!
town. The plans for Holyoke has the ruined if it                        CALL ME NOW TO FIND OUT ABOUT
supercenter built across from and next goes in. We                        MY CUSTOM MARKETING PLAN."
to residential housing.                          support the
    “If Walmart was smart, they'd pay a local oppo-
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little bit of attention to being a good sition to the                        www.jonifleming.com
neighbor and talk to these people about store.”                    SOUTH HADLEY‘S #1 REALTOR *2009 *2010 *2011 *2012 *units SOLD per MLS

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                  Editorial

Art aplenty
W
            e were so pleased to learn of the plan to
            exhibit local art on the walls of the
            Selectboard meeting room and beyond in
town hall. It’s nice to see our town embrace the arts
community.
   While we do have a great local café that is
always willing and continues to display local
art, there’s just something about our town
officials taking pride in the work of residents.
So much so they’re offering lengthy exhibi-
tions on the walls of the Selectboard meeting
room.
   The location is great because residents are always
entering the room for Selectboard meetings. Plus,
their meetings are televised, broadening the audi-
ence. Of course, residents are welcome to stop by
during the day, too.
   Offering town hall walls as an exhibition space is
a way the town can promote the arts culture. “It
could be another catalyst for the town,” said
Sullivan in our page 1 article “Town offers space to
foster art community.”
   He is right. Doing so just might extend to South
Hadley the designation of an“artsy” town, such as
Northampton and Easthampton. And just as numer-
ous out-of-towners flock to Brimfield for three
weeks each year to hunt for rusty, vintage treasures,
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so too might they come to South Hadley to view its
                                                                                  The adults had fun, too                                                                            OF NOTE

                                                                                                                                                                     “
local art.
   “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had an art show           To the Editor,                                          the South Hadley Cultural Council for                It’s a perma-
that rivaled some of the large art shows that are in         The South Hadley Public Library                         sponsoring the Michael Tougias lecture           nent reminder
other communities?” mused Sullivan. “It’s some-           could not be more thrilled with the                        on the Quabbin Reservoir. Without the            even though the
thing to be proud of and people are engaged in,” he       enthusiasm of the participants and                         Cultural Council support we could not
said.                                                     speakers of the Adult Summer Program.                      bring such high quality programming to           congregation may
   Each art show will run for six months, featuring       The library had 160 adult participants.                    library for the adults over the summer.          not be vibrant in
the work of one artist, in the Selectboard meeting           The adults enjoyed submitting their                        The library is so thankful for all the
room. The space can fit between 8 and twelve
                                                                                                                                                                      the community,
                                                          entries to win library related prizes at the               hard work, dedication, and fun that the
pieces of art.                                            end of the summer. The speakers couldn’t                   participants and lecturers gave.                 they have left a            “
   Smaller collections of work that aren’t as large as,   have been more fascinating and wonderful.                                                                   lasting gift to
say, an 8x10 frame, may hang in other areas of town       I appreciate all the speakers who gave of                                                   Sincerely,
hall.                                                     themselves and especially their time to                                              Desirée Smlecer
                                                                                                                                                                      people.
   Interested residents and local artists can con-        bring such splendid programs to our patrons.                                   Adult Services Librarian
tact Sullivan directly by email at                           I want to give a special thank you to                                   South Hadley Public Library
msullivan@southhadleyma.gov to firm up details                                                                                                                                Joe Rodio, in the
on how to exhibit and put their name on an ongo-                                                                                                                     article, “Bricks for books.”
ing list.
   Artist Anne Mueller will unveil her exhibit                                                  A good man
Aug. 20 until the end of January. Artist Walter              To the Editor,                                          For every three or four dollars that unions
Hamilton will then exhibit until August of 2014,
followed by Mary Ann Wordsworth until late
                                                             I see that William Galvin, Mass.
                                                          Secretary of State, has kicked over a
                                                                                                                     and public interest groups spend on lobby-
                                                                                                                     ing, the corporate sector spends sixty-five      TOWN Reminder
January of 2015.                                          nasty can of worms by trying to force                      dollars. This includes campaign contribu-        The Town Reminder is pub-
   Artists are asked to prove a short, framed biogra-     lobbyists to report their business deal-                   tions, bags of money, future favors and          lished every Friday by Turley
phy with contact information for those who may            ings with our government. Judge Janet                      other back room deals to get the rich richer     Publications, Inc., 24 Water
wish to purchase any artwork or speak with the            Sanders ruled against him though and                       at the expense of those without a mansion,       St., Palmer, Mass. 01069.
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                                                             I’m sure Judge Janet is the new dar-                    Galvin, our Secretary of State…thank you,             PATRICK H. TURLEY
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                                                          sure she’ll be the toast at the caviar and                 you on this issue has got my vote.                       KEITH TURLEY
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                                                             I think Mr. Galvin is a good man to                                                  Tom Wallace,
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         Circulating in                                         Wings and Wheels show to wow visitors
                                                                Event held Aug. 24 & 25
         South Hadley                                                            BY KATHLEEN MITCHELL
                                                                                         Staff writer
      Events and activities held at the                            CHICOPEE – Aviation and auto enthusiasts won’t
           town’s two libraries.                                want to miss the Great New England Wings and
                                                                Wheels show Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 at Westover
                  Gaylord Library                               Metropolitan Airport on 255 Padgette St.
        47 College St., South Hadley, 538-5047                     “The two day, family-friendly event will feature WWII
                                                                military fighters, bombers and support aircraft. A number
                www.gaylordlibrary.org.
                                                                of civilian aircraft will also be on display and people can
• FAMILY FROLIC STORY TIME. Every Friday at                     really get up close to them,” said Bill Sheehan, publicity
10:30 a.m. Gaylord Library presents a program filled            chairman, adding that helicopter rides will be available.
with stories, poems, songs, crafts and instrumental play.       “The event will also give parents and grandparents the          This World War II B-25 Mitchell Bomber will be among the planes
No registration required. Free. Appropriate for                 opportunity to show their children and grandchildren the        on display during the Great New England Wings and Wheels show
preschoolers of all ages.                                       planes that were part of their lives during World War II.       Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 at Westover Metropolitan Airport.
                                                                And people showing their Mustangs can have them pho-
                                                                tographed with a World War II P-51 Mustang or have              dren age 12 and under. Car registration forms and more
        South Hadley Public Library                             their vintage car photographed with a B-25 Bomber.”             information             can        be       found         at
       27 Bardwell St., South Hadley, 538-4056                     Car registration forms are available at                      www.GREATNEWENGLANDWINGSandWheels.com.
                                                                www.GREATNEWENGLANDWINGSandWHEELS.com.                              Shuback said Galaxy Council decided to stage the
                www.shadleylib.org
                                                                     In addition, six bands will play throughout the            fundraising event because sequestration and budget cuts
• CHILDREN’S STORY TIME. Every Thursday at                      weekend, veteran’s groups and community organiza-               have required the military to suspend all air shows for the
10:30 a.m.                                                      tions will have booths set up, there will be a regular          foreseeable future. In addition to wanting to maintain
                                                                raffle and 50/50 raffle and a plethora of food vendors          the tradition, “the mission of the council is to support the
    • AUGUST BOOK GROUP. Mrs. Lincoln’s                         will offer hot dogs, burgers, barbecued pork and beef,          troops at Westover, which we do by raising money. The
Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini; Weds., August 21             ice cream, soft drinks, beer and wine and more.                 air show at Westover was always a major part of that and
at 6:30 p.m. This book is a fictionalized account of a             The show is being staged by the Galaxy Community             last year after we spent our financial resources, we wanted
former slave, Elizabeth Keckley, who is working a Mary          Council at Westover Air Reserve Base, and President             to come up with a way to raise money and continue the
Todd Lincoln’s dressmaker in the White House during             Bud Shuback said they expect about 20,000 people to             spirit of the air show in the region,” he said.
the Civil War. The book group will be comparing last            turn out each day for the fundraising show.                         Sheehan agreed and added that without Wings and
month’s book, The Secrets of Mary Bowser – about a                 “People will be able to look at the aircraft and talk        Wheels, the Galaxy Council would not have the
freed slave working as a spy in the Confederate White           to the pilots about their planes,” Shuback said. “There         resources to continue helping military families and
House, to this one.                                             will also be exhibits by the Massachusetts State Police.        organizations. Funds from the Galaxy Council will sup-
                                                                They are bringing cars from their museum and                    port the next Great New England Air Show at
   • GHOSTOLOGY 201: The Darker Side                            Chicopee Fire Department will have vehicles on site             Westover. The group also helps many military organi-
Revealed. If you enjoyed Ghostology 101 join us at the          for people to see. Plus, there is plenty of free parking.”      zations, including Homes for Our Troops, the U.S.
library on Weds., August 28 at 6:30 p.m. Agawam                    Music will be played live throughout the weekend             Marine Corps unit at Westover and Westover Young
Paranormal will present the second talk in a four part          on stage. On Saturday morning, Leah and Her Walkers             Marines, Soldier On, the Pioneer Valley USO,
series. Discussions will cover Demons, Angels,                  will open the festivities followed by Bloodshot Bill who        Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Shriner’s
Necromancy Exorcism and Possession. This segment is             will perform through the noon hour. The early after-            Hospital for Children and many others.
designed for an adult audience and really is not suited         noon will feature Johny Carlevale and the Rolling                   “But our main mission is to support the families of
for children.                                                   Pins. Late afternoon visitors can listen to music by            soldiers at Westover who are deployed to war zones
                                                                Skid Marks until the 5:30 closing.                              overseas,” Shuback said. “This includes Youth Outreach
                                                                   Sunday morning visitors will be entertained by Laura         Day at the base and Family Day. This year we will have

Road Repairs                                                    Hope and the Ark, followed by The Gamma Rays. Early
                                                                afternoon will find the Wiskey Kill Group on stage,
                                                                while the Michael Vallan Band will close the show.
                                                                                                                                100 volunteers at Westover for the Family Day picnic.
                                                                                                                                They will do as many jobs as they can, including all of
                                                                                                                                the cooking. We also provide some of the food and
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                                                                   Admission to Wings and Wheels is $10 or free for chil-       prizes for their raffle, which is a big expenditure.”
Cedar Ridge, Cedar Ridge Road and Judd Avenue will
be resurfaced.
    River Road will be resurfaced in various sections.
Alvord Street will be resurfaced from Spring Meadows            Library Bricks                                                  reminder of its historical significance in the Falls.
                                                                                                                                    “It’s a permanent reminder even though the congrega-
                                                                                                                                tion may not be vibrant in the community, they have left a
to Ferry Street. East Street will see a resurfaced berm         • Continued from page 1
on Route 202 to Morgan Street.                                                                                                  lasting gift to people,” said Rodio,
                                                                    A 4x8 inch brick costs $100 and allows three lines of           Susan Crowther, chair of the South Hadley Public
    Proposed projects for the year 2015 include new
                                                                text with a 20-character max on each line. An 8x8 brick         Library Building Committee, agreed. She said, “That was a
sidewalks on Hillside Avenue and Ferry Street.
                                                                costs $200 for four lines of text with a 20-character max on    nice thing to keep them in the community.”
Resurfacing is slated to occur on Hillside Avenue,
                                                                each line. An 8x8 brick with a tiger paw costs $300 for four        Bricks were chosen to match the color of the new
Tampa Street, Hollywood Avenue, Paul Street,
                                                                lines of text with a 20-character max on each line. And a       library building. The building committee thoroughly
Michael Drive and Ferry Street.
                                                                12x12 brick, targeted toward corporate businesses and           researched a number of companies to find sustainable,
    Willimansett Street will see resurfacing from Laurie
                                                                organizations, costs $1,000 and allows the business logo with   affordable and low-maintenance bricks.
Avenue to the cul-de-sac.
                                                                3 lines of text with a maximum of 30 characters per line.           The bricks are durable and will be easy to read.
    Slated improvements for the year 2016 include the resur-
                                                                    “People have purchased the bricks in memory of a loved      Examples are on display at the South Hadley Public Library
facing of Columbia, Yale, Dartmouth and Cornell streets, as
                                                                one or in honor of family members still living,” said Rodio.    and at the Thursday farmers’ market on the town common.
well as Oakwood Circle and the portion of Brainerd Street
                                                                Family mottos are appearing and even just family names.             To purchase a brick or two, residents should stop by the
from Lathrop to North Main streets. Sidewalks are to be
                                                                    One family is creating a family tree with the fundraiser.   library or the market and fill out a form.
installed on Richview, Pitroff and Belmont avenues.
                                                                    “There’s a nice mix of people purchasing the bricks for         The fundraiser is ongoing until the end of December,
    “We have to be careful,” said Reidy. “We can’t just
                                                                different reasons,” said Rodio.                                 but the library will take orders through April 30, 2014.
put sidewalks everywhere. Some roads, sidewalks make
                                                                    The Congregational Church of South Hadley Falls                 The new South Hadley Public Library is slated to open
sense” while others don’t, he said.
                                                                banded together to purchase a 12x12 brick engraved with         in September of 2014.
    Finally, projects projected for the year 2017 include the
                                                                the dates of the church’s existence for an enduring
resurfacing of Lincoln, Washington, McKinley, Roosevelt
and Broad streets. Main Street is to be resurfaced from the
Chicopee town line to Bridge Street. Pearl Street is to be
resurfaced from Woodbridge Street to Route 116.
    Chapter 90 funds, dolled out to towns each year,
will fund these future road improvements. A total of
                                                                   ESCAPE TO THE COAST OF MAINE
$510,338 is available for town use in Fiscal year 2014.
                                                                                 Cozy one bedroom waterfront cottage overlooking
    Reidy stressed the outline is tentative, and not                                Five Islands Harbor in Georgetown, Maine.
totally set in stone. Unforeseeable snags may draw out
particular projects, just as not enough funding could                • Walk to town wharf for               • Reid State Park's beau-                • Prime summer weeks
stall them as well.                                                    lobster and ice cream                tiful beaches are a short                      available
    Streets are prioritized using an ongoing spreadsheet                                                        five minute drive
detailing street conditions. Traffic is also factored into
the improvement timeline.



Town Offers
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until the end of January. Artist Walter Hamilton will
then exhibit until August of 2014, followed by Mary
Ann Wordsworth until late January of 2015.
   Artists are asked to provide a short, framed biogra-
phy with contact information for those who may wish
to purchase any artwork or speak with the artist.
   “We’ve got a year-and-a-half of art already,” said
Selectboard member Marilyn Ishler. “I think it’s great.”
                                                                                     Call 207-371-2184 for more information
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                                                                                                                          Amherst; Sun., Aug. 18, 11 a.m. Join a       Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons;
                ONGOING                                     SOUTH HADLEY - Zachary Kotfila
                                                            and Samantha Carey, two incoming                              Park Interpreter for a guided walk to        Wednesdays at 11 a.m. This event is free
                                                            Grade 8 students to Michael E. Smith                          look at ferns in the park. Learn about       of charge and recommended for children
   BEATLEMANIA GOLF TOUR-
                                                            Middle School, will be hosting a car                          the unique lifecycle of a fern, how to       3+.
NAMENT - SOUTH HADLEY.
                                                            wash Saturday, Aug. 17 at South Hadley                        identify common ferns in the area, and
Benefit golf tournie and Beatlemania con-
cert hosted by SHHS Music Parents                           High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to                         walk away with some recipes to try for             THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
                                                            help raise money for their upcoming                           cooking fresh spring fiddleheads.
Association and PVPA Charter Public
                                                            school trip to Washington, DC. Please                         Participants should bring insect repel-         CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUP -
School at Ledges Golf Club on Sept. 7.
                                                            help support their efforts.                                   lant and plenty of water. Questions? Call    SOUTH HADLEY - Every Thursday
Tournament will feature hole-in-one con-
                                                                                                                          586-0350.                                    (year round) the St. Patrick's Church
test to win a new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle.
Golf registrations are available at Ledges                     A PERFECT SPOT OF TEA. Porter-                                                                          Toddler Playgroup meets at the church's
Golf Club, www.purplepass.com or, by                        Phelps-Huntington Museum, 130 River                                   MONDAY, AUGUST 19                    Social Center from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The
calling. Visit www.pvpa.org, www.south-                     Drive (Route 47) in Hadley. Sat., Aug. 17;                                                                 group is free to all (ages 0-5 are recom-
hadleymusic.org, www.ledgesgc.com and                       Seatings are held at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.;                                                                   mended), but donations are appreciated.
                                                            the grounds are a smoke-free site.                               TALK ON EDWARD SNOWDEN –
www.beatlemaniastageshow.com.                                                                                                                                          Snacks are provided.
                                                            Admission is $10. Featuring musical guest,                    SOUTH HADLEY. Loomis Village
                                                            Same Old Blues. For further information                       Auditorium, 20 Bayon Dr., So. Hadley;
    PRE-REGISTER             FOR        5K                                                                                                                                LOCAL AUTHOR - SOUTH
                                                            about tours or other programs, please call                    Mon., Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. Christopher
WALK/RUN – SOUTH HADLEY.                                                                                                                                               HADLEY. Local Author and hospice
                                                            the Museum at (413) 584-4699 or visit                         Pyle will give a talk about Edward
Move4BehcetsNarthritis – South Hadley                                                                                                                                  nurse Cathy Truehart will read from her
                                                            our website at www.pphmuseum.org.                             Snowden, the National Security Agency
High School, Sunday, August 25. $25.                                                                                                                                   book, “The Miracle of Hospice: A
                                                                                                                          and the United States Constitution.
Registration 9 a.m. Start time 10 a.m. For                                                                                                                             Personal Journey of a Hospice Nurse” on
                                                               BEGINNING BIRDING. Notch                                   Free and open to the public. For infor-
more information and to pre-register please                                                                                                                            Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at
                                                            Visitor Center, Rte. 116, Amherst; Sat.,                      mation, please contact: Patricia Creaser
visit www.move4behcetsnarthritis.com                                                                                                                                   Gaylord Library in South Hadley.
                                                            Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m. Everyone who                              532-5325.
    PENNY’S RIDE – SOUTH                                    wants to learn the basics of birding is                                                                       SUMMER CONCERT SERIES –
                                                            welcome to join in on this beginner’s                            NATIVE AMERICAN STORY-
HADLEY. The 2nd Annual Penny's                                                                                                                                         SOUTH HADLEY. Dave Colucci (40s,
                                                            program. We will learn about binoculars,                      TELLING, Monday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m.,
Pride Memory Run/BBQ/ Pig Roast will                                                                                                                                   50s, 60s) will perform at the Town
                                                            bird guides and bird lists as we go out                       Granby Town Common. Contemporary
be held Sat., Sept. 7. Proceeds to bene-                                                                                                                               Common Gazebo, Thurs., Aug. 22 from
                                                            and test our newly acquired skills.                           and traditional music, story telling and
fit Council on Aging - Home Depot                                                                                                                                      6:30-8 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair.
                                                            Questions? Call 586-0350.                                     dance. Free admission, and. refresh-
will match proceeds. $20/riders, $10/pas-                                                                                                                              Free / open to the public. Concessions
                                                                                                                          ments. Fun for all ages. In the event of
sengers. Meet at Ebenezer’s, 60 Bridge                                                                                                                                 will be sold. In case of rain call the
                                                                LET’S EXPLORE NATURE.                                     rain, program will be held in the Church
St., South Hadley. Registration 10:30-                                                                                                                                 Recreation Dept. cancellation hotline.,
                                                            Notch Visitor Center, Rte. 116,                               of Christ Parish house. Sponsored by the
11:45 a.m. Kickstands up at noon. Party                                                                                                                                538-5017 ext. 233.
                                                            Amherst; Sat., Aug. 17, 1 p.m. This fam-                      Church of Christ Christian education
at 4 p.m. BBQ, pig roast, music, raffles.                                                                                 committee.
For information contact Sissy, 575-2590.                    ily geared program will explore different                                                                     LOST TRAILS OF HOLYOKE
                                                            topics of nature every week. This week’s                                                                   RANGE. Notch Visitor Center, Rte.
                                                            program is titled “ LET’S FLY A KITE”                            KIDLEIDESCOPE: FOOD CHAINS
    AL-ANON MEETINGS. Every                                                                                                                                            116, Amherst; Thurs., Aug. 22, 10:30
                                                            Everyone will get a chance to make and                        (Ages 3-6) Notch Visitor Center, Rte.
Monday, 6:30 p.m. Marian Retreat                                                                                                                                       a.m. Take the road less traveled. Join us
                                                            fly a kite that is made from household                        116, Amherst; Mon., Aug. 19, 11 a.m.
Center, 1365 Northampton St., Holyoke.                                                                                                                                 on a guided hike of one of the lesser-
                                                            items. Questions? Call 586-0350.                              Introduce your child to nature at this
Twelve-step programs for anyone who                                                                                                                                    traveled trails in Holyoke Range State
                                                                                                                          weekly program designed for parents or
feels that his or her personal life has been                                                                                                                           Park. Experience a new part of the park
                                                               WILDLIFE                PROGRAM:                           caregivers and 3-6 year-old children.
affected by someone else’s problem drink-                                                                                                                              while learning new trails to explore in
                                                            BEAVERS. Notch Visitor Center, Rte.                           The Kidleidoscope Program explores a
ing. Especially geared to those who have                                                                                                                               the future. Participants should bring
                                                            116, Amherst; Sat., Aug. 17, 2 p.m. This                      new theme each week through an out-
grown up in homes where there was                                                                                                                                      appropriate footwear, insect repellent
                                                            program begins at the Notch Visitor                           door activity and an art project.
parental problem drinking. Meetings are                                                                                                                                and plenty of water. Questions? Call
                                                            Center and will then travel to a different                    Questions? Call 586-0350.
1-hour. Every Monday at 6:30 p.m. For                                                                                                                                  586-0350.
info on Al-anon call 782-3406.                              area of the park and take a short hike to
                                                            a beaver pond, looking for signs of                              EXPLORER’S CLUB. (Ages 10-12)
                                                                                                                                                                          HISTORY HIKE: TROLLEY
                                                                                                                          Mon., Aug. 19, 2 p.m. Children ages 10-
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 16                                   beaver along the way. Personal automo-
                                                            bile transport required for travel between                    12 can increase their knowledge of natu-
                                                                                                                                                                       TRAIL. Notch Visitor Center, Rte.
                                                                                                                                                                       116, Amherst; Thurs., Aug. 22, 2 p.m.
                                                            sites. Insect repellent strongly recom-                       ral history by attending this weekly
   NO FAMILY SWIM – SOUTH                                                                                                                                              Join a park interpreter for a hike along
                                                            mended. Questions? Call 586-0350.                             HIKING program. We will take a closer
HADLEY. Family swim will reopen at                                                                                                                                     the old trolley bed and learn more about
                                                                                                                          look at nature as we hike the different
the Middle School on Sept. 6.                                                                                                                                          the unique role of the trolley in recre-
                                                               NIGHT HIKE. Notch Visitor                                  trails of the Holyoke Range. Questions?
                                                                                                                                                                       ation and commerce in the early
                                                            Center, Rte. 116, Amherst; Sat., Aug. 17,                     Call 586-0350.
   CRU ISE NIGHT – SOUTH                                                                                                                                               decades of the 20th century. Hike is
HADLEY. Every Friday at Buttery Brook                       8 p.m. Join us for a guided hike in the park                                                               approximately two miles over mostly flat
Park, Rte. 33, 5:30 p.m.-dusk. Free /                       after dark. Many creatures in the park only                            TUESDAY, AUGUST 20                  terrain. Please bring plenty of water and
open to the public. Stroll through the                      come out at night, so night hikes offer the                                                                insect repellent. Questions? Call 586-
park and enjoy classic cars, DJ music,                      chance to see some nocturnal animals.                            TRAIL KIDS. Notch Visitor Center,         0350.
refreshments and the company of neigh-                      We’ll look and listen for owls, and explore                   Rte. 116, Amherst; Tuesday, Aug. 20,
                                                            how our senses change after dark. Bring                       10:30 a.m. Through games, crafts and
bors and friends. Hot dogs and hamburg-
                                                            insect repellent, water and a flashlight.                     exploration children ages 7-9 can learn
                                                                                                                                                                               FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
er, along with a variety of beverages
available for purchase.                                     Questions? Call 586-0350.                                     about nature and work towards a nature
                                                                                                                                                                          NO FAMILY SWIM – SOUTH
                                                                                                                          certificate. For information call5 86-
                                                                                                                                                                       HADLEY. Family swim will reopen at
                                                                      SUNDAY, AUGUST 18                                   0350.
      SATURDAY, AUGUST 17                                                                                                                                              the Middle School on Sept. 6.
                                                              NATURE WALK: FANTASTIC                                         SENIOR HIKE. Notch Visitor
    STUDENT              CAR          WASH            -                                                                                                                   “OFF TO KINDERGARTEN”
                                                            FERNS. Notch Visitor Center, Rte. 116,                        Center, Rte. 116, Amherst; Tuesday,
                                                                                                                                                                       STORY TIME – SOUTH HADLEY.
                                                                                                                          Aug. 20, 1 p.m. Everyone age 55 and
                                                                                                                                                                       Gaylord Memorial Library, 47 College
                                                                                                                          older is welcome to join us on this easy
                                                                                                                                                                       St., South Hadley will have a Story &
                                                                                                                          paced/ easy terrain hike. Along the way
                                                                                                                                                                       Craft Time on Friday, August 23 at 10
                                                                                                                          we will explore the wonders of nature.
                                                                                                                                                                       a.m. Through stories, songs, and a
                                                                                                                          Bring water and bug spray. This program
                                                                                                                                                                       craft, children are introduced to the
                                                                                                                          will have a duration of one hour.
                                                                                                                                                                       wonderful world of kindergarten! A
                                                                                                                          Questions? Call 586-0350.
                                                                                                                                                                       handout for parents and caregivers will
                                                                                                                                                                       be available about how to help your
                                                                                                                               WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21                    child make this transition as easy as
                                                                                                                                                                       possible. There is no registration nec-

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Comcast awards scholarships to local grads
   REGION - The Comcast Foundation, founded in
1999 to provide charitable support to its local commu-
nities and to empower and enrich lives, announced
that it has awarded 13 Western Massachusetts students
$22,000 in scholarships through its annual Leaders and
Achievers Scholarship Program.
   The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's sig-
nature community investment programs, recognizes
students' leadership skills, academic achievement and
commitment to community service.
   A special ceremony was recently held at the
Massachusetts State House, where Comcast officials
were joined by Massachusetts Treasurer Steven
Grossman to honor 98 graduating high school seniors
from across the Commonwealth who are receiving
$1,000 scholarships from the Comcast Foundation.
   In addition, one lucky Western Massachusetts stu-
dent, Jonathon Yee of Holyoke, was awarded a $10,000
Comcast Founders Scholarship – instituted in honor of
Ralph J. Roberts, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of
Comcast Corporation – for a total of $107,000 award-                                                                                                                                  TURLEY PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED PHOTO
ed in Massachusetts this year.                                   Nicole Casolari, a South Hadley High School graduate and South Hadley resident, and
   “Each year, we are excited to award Leaders and               Jonathon Yee, a graduate of Holyoke High School and resident of Holyoke, were awarded scholarships.
Achievers scholarships to talented and deserving stu-
dents in Western Massachusetts who demonstrate lead-
ership in school activities and reflect a strong commit-
ment to community service,” said Mary McLaughlin,
senior vice president of Comcast’s Western New
England region, which includes Western Massachusetts.
“We are proud to recognize the success and potential of
such outstanding student leaders, all of whom are
preparing for the next step in their educational careers.”
   The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
Program provides one-time $1,000 scholarships to stu-
dents who strive to achieve their potential, who are
catalysts for positive change in their communities, who
are involved in their schools, and who serve as models
for their fellow students.
   The philosophy behind the program is to give young
people every opportunity to be prepared for the future, to
engage youth in their communities, and to demonstrate
the importance of civic involvement, and the value
placed on civic involvement by the business community.
   Local winners throughout Massachusetts have partic-
ipated in a wide variety of community service activities,
such as volunteering at Boys & Girls Clubs along with
local food banks and hospitals. Since the program’s
inception there have been over 19,000 scholarship win-
ners totaling more than $19 million nationwide.



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                                                  Toddler Program Open House                                                  COLLEGE NOTES
                                                     Sunday, 8/25, 1-2:30pm
                                                                                                    Students named to Dean’s List                 Foster Earns Spring 2013 Dean's
                                                    Monday, 8/26, 10:30-12pm
                                                                                                     SOUTH HADLEY - Marissa Kellogg of                      List Honors
                                                       Enrolling now for Fall!                   South Hadley has earned Dean’s List status         SOUTH HADLEY - Abigail Foster, a res-
                                                    Full and part-time schedules                 for the 2013 Spring semester at Lasell          ident of South Hadley, has been named to
                                                                                                 College. A member of the Class of 2016          the Spring 2013 Dean's List at Roger
                                                      Financial aid available                    Kellogg is majoring in Psychology.              Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Abigail is
                                                                                                     Shane Wiley of South Hadley has earned      a Undecided/Liberal Arts major. Full-time
                                                                                                 Dean’s List status for the 2013 Spring semes-   students who complete 12 or more credits
                                                                                                 ter at Lasell College. A member of the Class    per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher
                                                                                                 of 2016 Wiley is majoring in Management.        are placed on the Dean's List that semester.
                                                                                                     Nelson Named to Hartwick                       Local students graduate from
                                                                                                         College Dean's List                            Gettysburg College
                                                                                                     SOUTH HADLEY - Hartwick College                SOUTH HADLEY – Kelly Webster of
                                                                                                 junior Clare Nelson, of South Hadley,           South Hadley graduated Magna Cum Laude
                                                                                                 daughter of Ann Nelson and Peter Nelson,        from Gettysburg College on May 19, 2013.
                                                                                                 has been named to the spring term Dean's        Webster majored in Environmental Studies.
                                                       Amherst Montessori School                 List at Hartwick.                                  William Demakis of South Hadley gradu-
                                                                                                     Inclusion on Hartwick's Dean List is an     ated from Gettysburg College on May 19,
                                                        27 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst                 indication of excellent academic work,          2013. Demakis majored in History.
                                                            (413) 253-3101                       including the completion of a full course          Amanda Smith of Granby graduated from
                                                                                                 load with at least a 3.5 grade point average    Gettysburg College on May 19, 2013. Smith
                                                      www.amherstmontessori.org                  based on a 4.0 scale.                           majored in Political Science.
                                                                                                     Nelson is majoring in nursing.
                                                                                                                                                 Ladeau earned a Degree from the
                                                                                                    Rainaud named to Dean's List                    University of New Haven
                                                                                                     SOUTH HADLEY - Scott Rainaud, a
                                                                                                 resident of South Hadley, was named to the         GRANBY - Haley Ladeau of Granby,
                                                                                                 Dean's List at Fairfield University for the     MA, graduated from the University of New
                                                                                                 Spring 2013 semester.                           Haven in May 2013 with a B.S. in Marine
                                                                                                                                                 Biology.




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     Local runners shine at Bridge of Flowers
           BY NATE ROSENTHAL
     Turley Publications Sports Correspondent

   SHELBURNE FALLS – The second
week in August has come and Shelburne
Falls once again welcomed with open
arms runners from around the world.
More than 800 athletes converged upon
this tiny community to participate in
their annual road race — The Bridge of
Flowers Classic, now in its 35th year.
   The event is actually two races. The
first is the 3K Steve Lewis Subaru
Charity 3K Walk and Run, which fea-
tures runners young and old. It has also
been known as the Nathan Hale race.
The runners set off at 8:15 a.m. The
main event, the 10K Classic, followed.
This race has drawn people from all over
the world and as recently as 2008, it was
run as a part of the USA Track & Field
New England Grand Prix series.
   Once again, Mike McCusker, the
founder and director of the race was
front and center. He took his place at
the microphone to start the races and
                                                Aaron Judge was the top finisher from South                          Pete Kakos, of South Hadley, finished 96th                                  TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY DAVID HENRY SWEETDOGPHOTOS.COM
then continued his usual banter with the
crowd as the runners came in. Soon              Hadley as he placed 52nd overall with a time                         overall with a time of 47:00.                                        Robert Prentiss, of South Hadley, came in
after, he was announcing the winners at         of 42:50.                                                                                                                                 159th at 50:38.
the ceremony down the street. With              the way in front of the runners.                                     famous iron bridge, which is next to the                             thing changes. At about the 3K mark,
volunteers from all over the area, the             McCusker got this event underway in                               actual Bridge of Flowers. At the begin-                              the runners approach Crittenden Hill,
day went without a hitch. Also playing          1979, as part of the Buckland                                        ning, it is relatively flat with some small                          which is an ascent of about 300 feet.
a major role was Steve Lewis Subaru of          Bicentennial. The 10K course starts in                               hills, as the runners circle around come
Hadley. They provided vehicles to lead          the center of the village on the now                                 into the center. That is when every-                                        Please see FLOWERS, page 13



Jamboree set                                      Full Count stars shine under the lights
to kickoff                                                BY GREGORY A. SCIBELLI
                                                      Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
                                                                                                                                                                                             “We are starting to see a lot of the
                                                                                                                                                                                          teams that have not been competitive
                                                                                                                                                                                          get more competitive each season,” said
SAFL season                                        HOLYOKE – The Full Count League
                                                has celebrated 13 seasons of providing
                                                                                                                                                                                          Mitchell, who also runs the
                                                                                                                                                                                          Easthampton Bulldawgs, one of the
                                                baseball to players ages 16 and over in                                                                                                   charter teams in the league. “A lot of it
         BY GREGORY A. SCIBELLI
                                                Western Massachusetts.                                                                                                                    has to do with the pitching, which has
    Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
                                                   For the ninth year, the league held its                                                                                                improved among all of the teams in the
                                                annual All-Star Game at Mackenzie                                                                                                         league.”
   REGION – The annual Suburban
                                                Field last Wednesday night, allowing                                                                                                         Mitchell’s Bulldawgs were crowned
Amateur Football League Jamboree will
                                                several of the league’s dedicated and                                                                                                     league champions after they defeated
kickoff at 9 a.m. on Saturday as several
                                                most talented players the opportunity to                                                                                                  the Holyoke Pirates 2-0 in a best-of-
teams from all over Western
                                                play a stress-free game and have fun,                                                                                                     three game series a couple days before
Massachusetts gather to take part in
                                                playing under the lights in Holyoke.                                                                                                      the All-Star game.
what has become a preseason tradition
                                                   League founder and Commissioner                                                                                                           Easthampton broke up a six-year
for youth football.
                                                Shane Mitchell said the league has been                                                                                                   streak of the Chicopee Tigers winning
   Agawam and Ludlow will have the
                                                going on a good upward trend for the                                                                                                      the league championship. But even
distinction of being the first two teams
                                                past few years. The league has nine                                                                                                       with the Tigers being six-time league
on the field at East Longmeadow High
                                                teams and parity among teams has start-                                     TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTO BY DAVID HENRY SWEETDOGPHOTOS.COM   champions, the Bulldawgs and Pirates
School. It will be the league’s second                                                                               Nick Vautrin, of South Hadley, pitched in the
                                                ed making things even more competi-
time using East Longmeadow’s artificial                                                                                                                                                       Please see FULL COUNT, page 13
                                                tive.                                                                All-Star Game.
turf facility.
   “We had been playing the jamboree
at Holyoke High School,” said David
Dematteo, a commissioner in the SAFL
and president of Agawam’s youth foot-
                                                Holyoke topples South Hadley in summer hoops finals
ball program. “East Longmeadow                                                                                                 BY GREGORY A. SCIBELLI                                     to win during the high school season.
offered their facility and it was a real                                                                                  Turley Publications Sports Correspondent                           “These girls hold themselves
success last year. We are happy to be                                                                                                                                                     accountable to win it all,” said Reardon.
back again this year.”                                                                                                  SPRINGFIELD – Rival towns met in                                  “When they go into the high school sea-
   The jamboree gives fans their first                                                                               the finals of the High School Girls                                  son, they want to be the Division I
look at youth football for 2013 and                                                                                  Summer Basketball League recently.                                   champions every year.”
gives coaches and players an opportuni-                                                                                 Holyoke won their fourth consecu-                                    Holyoke continues to send talent on
ty to learn in real game action with a                                                                               tive championship defeating South                                    the basketball court, and have been at
crowd of support in the stands.                                                                                      Hadley 55-49. Holyoke had a strong                                   least to the semifinals during the past
   “It’s a really fun atmosphere because                                                                             lead most of the way, and South Hadley                               three winter seasons, winning it all and
of all the teams that turn out here,” said                                                                           was able to get a few points back late in                            being the runner up in the state tourna-
Dematteo. “There’s a lot of enthusiasm                                                                               the game when the Knights began using                                ment two years ago.
and the kid are excited to play.”                                                                                    some of their reserve players.                                          The Purple Knights were ousted by
   Playing on the artificial surface is                             TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY DAVE FORBES      Assistant coach Chris Reardon said                                Chicopee in last year’s semifinal, but the
                                                South Hadley’s Lexie Gawron (20) dribbles                            the championships are a great reflection
    Please see JAMBOREE, page 12                the ball up the floor.                                               of how much the girls want to continue                                Please see SUMMER HOOPS, page 13
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Renaissance                                                                                                                                                                 Soccer
tops Rams in                                                                                                                                                               summer
Scantic finals                                                                                                                                                              camp
                     BY TIM PETERSON
             Turley Publications Sports Correspondent

    WILBRAHAM - The six boys basketball teams
who participated in the inaugural YMCA of Greater
Springfield High School Summer Basketball League
were Renaissance, Granby, Ware, Palmer, Belchertown
and Monson.
    All six teams qualified for the league playoffs this
year, but only the Renaissance Phoenix and the
Granby Rams finished the regular season with an
above .500 record.
    The top-seeded Rams and the second-seeded
Phoenix, who split a pair of games during the regular
season, faced each other for the third time this summer
in the championship game.
    The Phoenix was able to build a double digit lead in
the middle of the first half and they withstood a Rams
comeback run late in the second half for a 53-45 victo-
ry inside the Scantic Valley Y Family Center last
Wednesday night.
    “We really didn’t shoot the ball very well during the
first half and you have to give a lot of credit to the
Renaissance defense for that,” said Granby summer
league coach James Baker. “This is a very good summer
                                                                                                                                                                                    TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY GREGORY A. SCIBELLI
league and it’s a good way for the players to get ready
                                                               SOUTH HADLEY - Former South Hadley High School varsity girls soccer coach Mike Gauthier brought his Tigers Soccer School
for the high school basketball season.”
                                                               back this season.
    The two Bi-County rivals entered the summer
league playoffs with 7-1 records.
    Granby squeaked past fourth-seeded Palmer, 43-41,
in the semifinals. Renaissance was supposed to face
third-seeded Monson in the semifinals, but they won
                                                               Summer
by forfeit.
    Granby defeated Renaissance, 66-51, in the first           on the
meeting of the summer back on June 29. Renaissance
won the second game by the final score of 58-46 on
July 24th.
                                                               ball field
    “We only had six or seven players show up for all of
our summer league games and we were missing a cou-
ple of our starters in this game tonight,” said Granby
junior Jesse Molin. “Just getting to the championship
game was an accomplishment for us. It was a lot of fun
playing in this summer league.”
    Renaissance and Granby were also the top two
teams in the Western Mass. Division 3 tournament last                                                                                                                                                                                   SLUG:
March. Renaissance was the top-seeded team, while                                                                                                                                                                                       SummerA.
Granby was the second-seeded team.
     “I know most of the Renaissance players and it has
become a pretty good rivalry game for us during the                                                                                                                                                                                     SLUG:
past couple of years,” said Granby senior Corey Baker,                                                                          SOUTH HADLEY - South Hadley’s Katelyn Bishop (22) reaches out to make solid con-                        SummerB.
who scored his 1,000th career point last year.                                                                                  tact with the ball.
“Renaissance is probably going to be one of the top
teams in Division 3 once again this year.”
    While Renaissance will be one of the teams com-
peting for the Division 3 title next March, Granby will
be competing in the new Division 4 tournament.
    Baker and Molin were the Rams top two leading
scorers in the summer league championship game.
    Baker scored 15 of his game-high 20 points during
the second half of the championship game and Molin,
who also has a very good chance of reaching the
1,000-point plateau before the end of his high school                                                                                                First baseman
career, chipped in with 12 points.                                                                                                                   Max Garvin (42)
                                                                 TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY DAVID HENRY SWEETDOGPHOTOS.COM
    Senior Liam Galloway scored seven points, while            Infielder Garrett Giustina (45) prepares                                              stretches out to
junior Lucas Monaco added five points and junior                                                                                                     catch the baseball.
                                                               to make a throw to first base.
Nick Walas finished with one point.
    Granby took the lead for the first time at 5-4 fol-
lowing a Baker 3-pointer from the left side with 15:50                                                                                               with two teams playing on one half of the field, and
remaining in the opening half.
    The Phoenix retook the lead at 7-5 following a 3-          Jamboree                                                                              two teams on the other half.
                                                                                                                                                        “Each team starts with the ball on the 40-yard-line,
pointer from the top of the key by Kendall Baldwin             • Continued from Page 11                                                              and they get 10 plays on offense,” said Dematteo.
(seven points).                                                                                                                                      “They keep playing regardless if they score. They can
                                                               also an exciting element for the children, giving them
    A layup by Galloway gave the Rams the lead for the final                                                                                         score 10 times on one turn. Then the other team gets
                                                               the feel of playing in a professional game, Dematteo
time at 12-11 with 12:15 remaining in the first half.                                                                                                to play offense.”
                                                               said. It is especially exciting for the third graders,
    During the next eight minutes, the Phoenix pulled                                                                                                   The games are a little more hands on with coaches
                                                               many of whom are entering competitive football for
away with a 10-0 run giving them a commanding 23-                                                                                                    helping to referee and they are able to be on the field
                                                               the first time, he added.
12 advantage. Carlos Gonzalez, who scored a team-                                                                                                    examining their players.
                                                                  The first games will kick off at 9 a.m. and the last
high 17 points, and Juan Rivera (11 points) combined                                                                                                    Dematteo said pairings after often made with
                                                               games will kickoff at 5 p.m. Each participating town
to score eight of the 10 points.                                                                                                                     teams that are not playing one another during the
                                                               will be playing three games, one for their Pee-Wee
    The Phoenix, who had a 27-16 halftime lead, put                                                                                                  regular season. In addition to the Agawam-Ludlow
                                                               team (third and fourth-graders), one for their Juniors
together an 8-1 run in the middle of the second half to                                                                                              pairing, Chicopee will face host East Longmeadow,
                                                               team (fifth and sixth-graders), and one for their
take a 44-25 lead.                                                                                                                                   South Hadley will take on Wilbraham, West
                                                               Seniors team (seventh and eighth-graders).
    Granby did battle back as they closed out the final                                                                                              Springfield will face Palmer, Belchertown will match
                                                                  The games will have running time and last approxi-
8:00 of the contest with a 20-7 run. Baker scored 13 of                                                                                              up with neighbor Ware, and Springfield’s CYO and
                                                               mately 50 minutes with a halftime for each team.
those points, but the Rams couldn’t get any closer than                                                                                              5A teams will matchup.
                                                               There will be two games happening at the same time
eight points.
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       Flowers
       • Continued from Page 11
       Separation usually begins here. After a
       steady descent from a high point of 750
       feet, the last 4K of the race is run on
       fairly level ground. The runners finish
       the race after crossing the iron bridge.
       There have been adjustments to the
       course over the years and in fact the race
       went across the Bridge of Flowers for a
       short time. As a spectator event, this
       could not be better and people come out
       of their homes along the way to cheer
       the runners on and offer them water
       along their route. That is the beauty of
       the Bridge of Flowers Classic.
           “Once again, we could not be happi-
       er,” McCusker said. “We had some great
       participation and the weather was
       extremely pleasant for the runners. This
       is an event of which we are very proud.
       I want to thank everyone who played a
       role.”
           In the 10K, it was basically a two-
       man race between a couple of Kenyans,        remaining side by side.                              well ahead of Michael Roda of Albany,          ning by 16 seconds. For much of the
       who run out of Springfield, Glarius Rop          At the first mile marker that lead               N.Y., and Drew Best of Amherst, who            race third was up for grabs by as many as
       and Amos Sang. They took charge at           over Freeman had more than doubled                   finished at 34:38 and 35:10 respectively.      six runners. Dragon edged out Wells
       the beginning, before the runners left       and it became apparent that first and                   Seven more male runners crossed the         13:20 to 13:25 and Pezzati was right
       the downtown area for the first time and     second had been decided. Their lead                  finish line and in came Westover at            there at 13:33. Thirty seconds separated
       remained well ahead of the pack. A late      was 75 yards and growing. They fin-                  37:32. She was 13th overall. Garvey            him from the ninth-place finisher, Toby
       burst by Rop with about a half mile to go    ished their loop back into town and the              and Kingsley were the next women, at           Hughes of Shelburne Falls who came in
       put him in the lead and he won with a        crowd was astonished to see how much                 18th and 19th with Garvey crossing at          at 14:18. In between were: Anthony
       time of 32 minutes, 8 seconds, 33 sec-       they were leading at that short juncture             39:11 and then Kingsley at 39:27 just          Lombardo of Portland, Conn., 13:49;
       onds in front of Sang. Third place went      of the race.                                         behind her.                                    Naomi Tetherly of Chicopee, 13:51;
       to Justin Freeman of New Hampton,                The next landmark was Crittenden                    Rop and Sang were both excited              Tiffany Kurchner, Feeding Hills, 14:04.
       N.H., who got to the finish line in          Hill and as they both began their climb              about their runs. Both runners practice           Notable in this race was the youth in
       33:45. The women’s race was never in         Freeman was out of view. Rop made a                  together in Springfield and they had           the six and under group. Eight girls led
       doubt as Heidi Westover of Walpole,          move and Sang did not go with him and                planned all along to stay together for as      by Allie Martin of Shelburne Falls took
       N.H., jumped out to a lead right off the     within seconds he had a 20 yard lead on              long as possible. Rop said, “We talked         part. She won with a 21:46. There was
       start and ran away with the race. She        Sang.                                                before the race and kept in contact            a three year old, Lilyana Jette of
       came in at 37:33, ahead of Kristina              Meanwhile, word had reached the                  throughout the early part.”                    Shelburne, who was third in 29:28, just
       Gracey of Albany, N.Y., 39:11 and Lori       press truck that Westover was pulling                   When Rop pulled ahead at the hill,          behind 5-year-old Linnea Macek of
       Kingsley of Wysox, Penn., 39:27.             away in the women’s race; having a 50-               Sang recounted, “I did not want to go          Shelburne. On the boys’ side, 6-year-old
       Westover’s finish was 13th overall.          yard lead as she approached the base of              with him at that time, so I let him make       Benjamin O’Connor of Florence, won
       Gracey was the 2011 winner for the           the hill.                                            the move, but we also knew that we             with a 16:18, 7 seconds ahead of runner
       women, while Freeman was the men’s               Rop had extended his advantage to                would run together again. When he              up Jack Berrien of Northampton, also 6.
       runner up that same year.                    about 100 yards at the top of the hill and           pulled away at the end, I just did not         Third was 4-year-old Reece Berrien, who
           The 3K was won by Glen                   by the third mile marker, it was about               have enough left to go with him.”              ran right with Jack. There were seven
       Meisenhelder of Feeding Hills in 11:14.      125. That would be his biggest lead,                    With the way they were interacting          boys. Beverly Luduvico, 75, of Acton,
       He beat out Jacquelyn Pierce of Canton,      because Sang was beginning to come                   after the race, it was clear that there was    was fifth in the 70-79, as the oldest
       11:30. Three of the top four finishers       back. The lead was down to 25 yards as               nothing more than a friendly competi-          women and Peter Nimkoff of
       were women with third going to Julie         two got onto Woodard Road and then to                tion between the two.                          Tallahassee, Fla., took that honor on the
.jpg   Dragon of Marlborough, 13:19 and             10 at the four mile mark. Sang was clos-                For each, it was their first time on the    men’s side, also placing fifth.
       fourth to Jackie Wells of Ashfield, 13:22.   ing fast and it was clear that he would              course and both were impressed by the             In the big race, Wade and Anny
       The fifth-place finisher was Gram            soon past Rop. The big question was                  challenged. I seems as though we will be       Stockman made the trek from
       Pezzati of Montague, 13:33.                  whether Rop would fade after that.                   seeing them again in Shelburne Falls.          Rensselaer, N.Y., once again. Wade at
jpg        The runners in the 10K gathered on           The answer came at East Buckland                    This was a triumphant return for            78 ran in the 75-79 group, finishing the
       the iron bridge and quietly waited for       Road. Sang did, in fact pass Rop, but                Westover, who has run the race four times.     course in 56:47. Anny at 81 ran it in
       the starting gun. The leader at the start    within seconds they reverted back to the             This was her first win. “Knowing the hill      1:14.33. The top honor still goes to Ray
       was Shelburne Falls own Kaleb                tandem running that they done before                 and what it can do to people, I made a         Willis of Charlemont, who at 84 ran the
       Fitzgerald. He came off the opening gun      the hill. Through all of this Freeman                move then. Actually, Westover led from         10K in 1:22.50.
       and jumped ahead of the pack. Freeman        was safely ensconced in third place. Rop             the outset, but she really put some space         In the team competition, the Willow
       was right behind and just two steps          and Sang were at the high school and                 between herself and the pack at that point.    Street Athletic Club beat WMDP by a
       behind him were Rop and Sang.                opened up a 250-yard lead on Freeman.                   Gracey, who won two years ago and           composite score of 3:21.31 to 3:37.32.
       Freeman quickly got the lead before the          They came off the final hill on North            knows the perils, was not about to chal-       On that Willow Street team were
       first turn onto Water Street. Moments        Street and began their final approach                lenge. “Heidi is a great runner and she        Gracey and Kingsley, who were second
       after that, climbing the hill on Bridge      into the center. Rop pulled away over                proved it today. I realized early on, that     and third amongst the women. The
       Street, Sang and Rop took the lead in        that final half mile and appeared in view            was her race. I am happy with second.”         men’s team race was won by Sugarloaf
       tandem. They would not give it up. By        by himself approaching the bridge.                      The       3K      was      interesting.     Mountain, 3:13.32 over Greater
       the time they were heading up Pleasant       Rop’s time was 32:08 and Sang came in                Meisenhelder and Pierce fought it out          Springfield Harriers, 3:34.58. Fifth place
       Street, they had put 30 yards between        at 32:40. Freeman was third at 33:44,                for top honors with Meisenhelder win-          Drew Best paced the Sugarloaf team.
       themselves and Freeman, all the time

                                                    Nyomi Walker.                                                                                       Diaz. Diaz said he was pleased to be

       Summer Hoops                                     Back this year will be Kelly Reardon,
                                                    Lupe Feliciano, and Sasha Espinosa. All
                                                                                                          Full Count                                    selected to his fourth All-Star Game.
                                                                                                                                                            “Every time I get to do this it’s a lot
       • Continued from Page 11                     three had great seasons during the sum-               • Continued from Page 11                      of fun being with all the best guys in the
                                                    mer and will figure to be the top of the              have been among the Tigers many oppo-         league,” said Diaz, who pitched two
       girls beat Chicopee in the semis to score                                                                                                        shutout innings in the game.
       a date with South Hadley.                    returning lineup this winter.                         nents, meaning several teams have had the
                                                        Mackenzie Pratt and Sam Garcia                    opportunity to compete for a championship.        The game itself was a bit anti-climac-
           “They were a very good team,” said                                                                                                           tic as the North Division completely
       Reardon. “They just could not compete        were also part of the summer league                       Tiger Paul Winiarski was a partici-
                                                    champions and spent time with the var-                pant in the All-Star Game this season,        dominated the South Division 15-0.
       with our size.”                                                                                                                                  North Division hitters were not fazed by
           That size may be coming to Holyoke       sity last season. Garcia was an option of             and said even though he was not able to
                                                    the bench most of the season.                         play in another championship series, it       West Springfield Cobra Mike Menard,
       this winter as two freshman standing                                                                                                             as he was tagged in two-plus innings.
       over 6’ tall will enter Holyoke High this        Reardon said he and coach Alex                    was excellent to be selected to the
                                                    Rocque work hard to help push the mis-                game.                                         Mike Boulanger from the Ludlow
       fall.    Reardon said both Callie                                                                                                                Renegades also had a tough time.
       Cavanaugh and Janitza Santiago will be       sion the girls have in preparing for the                  “I am always happy to play a night of
                                                    new season. He says Rocque works the                  baseball anytime,” said Winiarski. “These         The North was led by Matt Kirk and
       playing basketball this fall.                                                                                                                    Diaz, both of whom pitched two shutout
           They will be a possible option for       team hard in practices and recruits former            games are a lot of fun. All of the guys are
                                                    players to come and play with his players.            really great and Holyoke has a really nice    innings. Jay Kirk went 3-for-5 on
       coach Tom Brassil to choose from when                                                                                                            offense. For the South Division, West
       he makes his varsity team that will be           Holyoke went 10-0 this summer sea-                field.”
                                                    son with three wins in the playoffs for a                 Another All-Star for the North            Springfield’s Devin McCorison had a hit
       minus high scorers Kirsy Segarra and                                                                                                             and pitched one shutout inning.
                                                    13-0 record overall this summer.                      Division was Holyoke Pirate Manny
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     South Hadley Council on Aging calendar of events
   SOUTH HADLEY - All activities                 Mah Jong 1 p.m.; Lunch is served from                w/gravy.                                                    $84 pp. Contact Dave Bellefeuille,
take place at the South Hadley Senior            11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Cold egg salad                   Friday, Aug.23: Billiards 8 a.m.-4:30                    533-7724.
Center, 45 Dayton Street (538-5042)              plate.                                               p.m.; Grocery Shopping 9:30 a.m.;                              WILLIAMS INN GERMANFEST.
unless otherwise noted. The COA office              Tuesday, Aug 20: Billiards 8 a.m.-                Coffee & Conversation 10 a.m.;                              Music & lunch. $82 pp. For informa-
is open 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday-              4:30 p.m.; SHINE (by appt.) 9 a.m.-                  Osteoporosis Exercise 10:30 a.m.;                           tion contact Howie Walsh, 593-6286.
Friday. No membership is required to             noon; Lo-Vision Support 10 a.m.;                     Knitting 1 p.m.; Bridge 1 p.m.;                                9-DAY CARRIBEAN CRUISE.
take part in the activities at the COA.          Brown Bag 10-11 a.m.; Bingo 1 p.m.;                  Cribbage 1 p.m.; Canasta 1 p.m.;                            Feb. 8-17, 2014 on the Norwegian
Anyone over 60 is eligible. Lunch is             Movie 12:45 p.m.; Needlecraft 1 p.m.;                Poker 1 p.m.; Lunch is served from                          Gem Cruise. Stops in San Juan, St.
served from 11:45 to 12:15.                      Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15                11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Potato crusted                        Maarten, St. Thomas and Samana.
Reservations are encouraged to be made           p.m.: Stuffed cabbage.                               Pollock.                                                    Contact Barbara Laramee, 536-8567 or
by the previous day. For questions                  Wednesday, Aug. 21: Billiards 8                      SHINE. Tuesday, August 20, 9 a.m.-                       335-8786. Cost depends on cabin cate-
regarding fuel assistance, outreach, and         a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Grocery Shopping 9:30                noon; by appointment only.                                  gory.
available services call Social Service           a.m.; Travel Club 10 a.m.;                              LO-VISION SUPPORT: Tuesday,                                 SENIO RNET           COMPUTER
Coordinator, Ann Andras at 538-5042,             Osteoporosis Exercise 10:30 a.m.; Mah                August 20, 10 a.m. By appointment.                          CLASSES. For information please call
EXT. 206. Transportation is provided to          Jongg 1 p.m.; Pitch 1 p.m.; Lunch is                    MUSIC            APPRECIATION                            533-6889 or check their website at
Senior Center and South Hadley loca-             served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.:                   RESUMES. Monday, August 26 at 10                            seniornetsh.org.
tions only; all others call PVTA                 Spaghetti w/meatballs.                               a.m.                                                           IN TOWN TRANSPORTATION
Transportation at (413)739-7436 or 1-               Thursday, Aug. 22: Billiards 8 a.m.-                 DINING ROOM VOLUNTEERS                                   available Monday through Friday, 9
866-277-7741. Please let us know if you          4:30 p.m.; Senior Travel Club- 10                    NEEDED at the COA. Mornings and                             a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment only.
would like a newsletter.                         a.m.; Blood Pressure Screening w/ Fire               flexible schedule. If interested contact                       SHARPS, IN APPROPRIATE
   Monday, Aug. 19: Billiards 8 a.m.-            District #1 10:30 a.m.; Quilting 1 p.m.;             Doreen, 538-5042, ext. 205.                                 CONTAINERS, will be accepted at
4:30 p.m.; Tai Chi 10 a.m.; Poker 1              Scrabble 1 p.m.; Lunch is served from                   ESSEX STEAM TRAIN & RIVER-                               the COA on Thursdays between 1-3
p.m.; Pinochle 1 p.m.; Canasta 1 p.m.;           11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Chicken patty               BOAT. September 20. 3 course lunch.                         p.m.




                             Granby Council on Aging calendar of events
   GRANBY – Lunch is served daily at             Safety Complex 7 p.m.; Lunch served at               w/baked beans.                                                 SAVE THE DATE! Friends of
noon. Reservations must be made by               noon: Macaroni & cheese.                                Thursday, August 22: Osteoporosis                        Granby’s Elderly Annual Picnic will take
noon the day before. The suggested                  Tuesday, August 20: Low Impact                    Exercise Class 10 a.m.; Blood Pressure                      place Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m.-
donation is $2.25 for people over 60.            Aerobics 9 a.m.; Brown Bag Pick Up                   Clinic 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Lunch                         2 p.m. at Dufresne Park Pavilion.
Call 467-3239 for reservations.                  after 11 a.m.; Quilting & Needlework                 served at noon: Beef stew.                                  Reservations must be made at the Senior
Transportation is available.                     12:30 p.m.; Lunch served at noon:                       Friday, August 23: Cribbage 9 a.m.;                      Center. Pre-payment is required before
   Monday, August 19: Osteoporosis               Apricot glazed chicken.                              Lunch served at noon: Pollock Filet.                        Sept. 4. The cost is $6. For more infor-
Exercise Class 10 a.m.; Friends of                  Wednesday, August 21: Fun Cards 1                    NO S.A.L.T. MEETINGS for the                             mation call 467-3239. Transportation is
Granby’s Elderly Meeting at Public               p.m.; Lunch served at noon: Hot dog                  month of August.                                            available.




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                                                                                                                             MYSTIC                                tion and to reserve your seat call 467-3352.
                                                                                                           Join the Quabbin Valley Twirlers Square
                                                                                                       Dance Club on a trip to Connecticut on                      ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES
                                                                                                       September 8. Visit the USS Nautilus                            Join with St. Patrick's Parish on a trip
                                                                                                       Museum and Submarine Force. Next, on                        to London, York, Lake District,
                                                                                                       to Mystic Seaport. Enjoy lunch on your                      Edinburgh and an overnight in a castle
                                                                                                       own at one of the many dining restaurants                   in Wales. Leaving S.H. on September 26
                                                                                                       at the Seaport. Dinner at the Rustic Steak                  and returning October 3, 2013. R/t to
                                                                                                       Loft. The bus will leave from the                           Logan is included along with 13 meals, a
                                                                                                       Immaculate Heart of Mary parking lot,                       theater performance in London and
                                                                                                       State St. in Granby at 7:30 a.m. and return                 many extras. Price per double occupan-
                                                                                                       8:30 p.m. $85 includes the bus, admission                   cy is $3,449 until April 24th. For addi-
                                                                                                       to all events, the meal at the Steak Loft,                  tional information, call Marion
                                                                                                       and the driver gratuity. For more informa-                  Callahan at 536-2185.


                                                                                                       Pet appreciation week event at Tractor Supply
  CLUES ACROSS            40. Dark brownish         sympathy           33. More competent                 BELCHERTOWN – Tractor Supply                             Hospital. Rabies $15 per animal and
  1. S.A. grassy plain        black             9. The Show Me         36. Matador
  6. Condemnation         44. Removed writing       State              37. Not new
                                                                                                       is hosting a PAWS (Pet Appreciation                         chipping $35 per animal.
  11. Twitter or          45. Skill in an       10. Expunctions        38. Political action            Week) event on Aug. 17 from noon to 4                          Thomas J. O'Connor Animal
      Facebook                occupation or     11. Subdivision of a       committee                   p.m. (unless otherwise noted). The store                    Adoption Center will be on site.
  14. Chest muscle            trade                 denomination       39. Microelectro-               is located at 30 Turkey Hill Road,                          Community policing with UMass
      (slang)             47. Standard unit of  12. Peace Garden           mechanical                  Belchertown. There will be in store spe-                    Mounted police and Belchertown K-9
  15. Changed ocean           length                State                  systems (abbr.)             cials, raffles and prizes. Grand prize will                 unit with Franklin County K-9 and
      level               48. Indescribably     13. One who causes     41. Woman’s                     be offered company wide. There will be                      Palmer. Belchertown Fantastic Farmers 4-
  16. Cause bodily            bad                   death                  undergarment
      suffering to        50. ___ Lanka         14. The Keystone       42. Enacted                     a rabies and micro chipping clinic from                     H Group and the New England German
  18. Red Jamaican        51. Locution              state                  legislation                 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. by Belchertown Vet                       Sheppard Rescue will also be on site.
      tropical fruit      56. Printing liquid   17. Hawaiian           43. A representation
  21. 3rd largest Swiss   57. Small travel          garlands               of a person



                                                                                                           MEETINGS
      city (alt. sp.)         cases             19. Cologne            46. Large casks for
  23. Bluish              62. Old Norse poems   20. Large northern         liquids
      greens              63. Mammy’s               deer               49. Abbr. for 50
  25. Billowing clouds        partner           21. Montana’s 5th          across
  26. Duchy princes                                 largest city       51. Nursing group
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  28. Sarcasms            CLUES DOWN            22. Compound           52. Roman god of
  29. Equal business      1. Scarred face           containing NH2         the underworld
      associate           2. Atomic #89         24. Small unit of      53. Silver
  31. State certified     3. Great Lakes state      time (abbr.)       54. Group health                        WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21                                            MONDAY, AUG. 26
      accountant          4. Tap gently         25. Auto                   plan                          • South Hadley High School                                    • 6:30 p.m. Planning Board Meeting
  34. Swiss river         5. Boxer Muhammad 27. Saponaceous            55. The 7th Greek               Council. High School Library, 153
  35. Winged goddess
      of the dawn
                          6. Quilting or
                              spelling
                                                28. Gulf of, in the
                                                    N.E. Aegean
                                                                           letter
                                                                       58. -__, denotes past
                                                                                                       Newton St.                                                          WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11
  36. Not a               7. Confined           30. Golf score         59. Rural delivery
                                                                                                                                                                      • 6:30 p.m. Public meeting to discuss
      jet airplane            condition (abbr.) 31. A disease remedy   60. Oil company                           MONDAY, AUG. 26                                   creation of possible leash-free dog park in
  39. Ethically           8. Expression of      32. Dark gemstone      61. Associated Press              • 9 a.m. Board of Assessors. Room 1,                      South Hadley. South Hadley Public Library.
                                                                                                       Town Hall.                                                  For more information, contact Susan
                          ANSWERS ON PAGE 16                                                                                                                       Stockman at sbstockman@comcast.net.
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                                     South Hadley Police Log Aug. 5-11
    Editor’s note: The following are brief       arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant            was found in the pocket of the teen. The
explanations of select entries in the South      out of Chicopee District Court after                 individuals’ stories were conflicting.                July 2013 Incident
Hadley Police log and all arrests. The infor-    police were called to Newton Street for
mation was provided by South Hadley Police       the report of a large bon fire. The man                             FRIDAY, AUG. 9
                                                                                                                                                             Based Reporting
Lt. Steve Parentela and recounts based on his    was released on $225 bail.                              12:19 a.m. – A 20-year-old Chicopee                      Data
review of the detailed log summary included                                                           woman will be summonsed into court by
with each entry. This feature is designed to            WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7                             Officer Jeff Goulet to answer charges of             The data below is compiled from
                                                                                                                                                         official reports recorded by the South
provide context and explanation to some of          7:08 p.m. – A 26-year-old Chicopee                operating with a suspended license and
the calls police respond to every day.           woman will be summonsed into court to                failure to wear a seatbelt after Goulet            Hadley Police Department during the
                                                 answer charges of operating with a                   stopped the woman’s vehicle on Main                month of July 2013. Incidents where
      COMPILED BY KRISTIN WILL                   revoked license after Officer Ryan Czepiel           Street.                                            the Reporting Party did not wish to
             Staff Writer                        performed a random compliance check of                  8:30 a.m. – A Spring Meadows woman              make an official report or when a
                                                 the woman’s vehicle on Granby Road and               reported to police a man entered her               motor vehicle accident did not meet
   TO REPORT ANONYMOUS TIPS:                     learned the registered owner had a                   home wearing only boxer briefs. When               the Massachusetts criteria as requir-
   DIAL 538-8231 AND PRESS 6                     revoked driver’s license.                            she asked the man what he was doing in             ing an official report have not been
                                                                                                      her home, he said, “the angels” had sent           recorded in the above statistics.
          TUESDAY, AUG. 6                                THURSDAY, AUG. 8                             him. The woman asked the man to leave.
                                                                                                                                                         All Other Larceny              18
   11:58 a.m. – A 29-year-old South                  4:13 p.m. – Victor Stepus, 45, of 76             He ran into the woods. Later that morn-
Hadley man will be summonsed into                                                                     ing, police received a call reporting a            All Other Offenses             18
                                                 Chateaugay St., Chicopee, was arrested                                                                  Bad Check                       1
court by Officer Ray Hebert to answer            and charged with having no inspection                man running in just boxers on River
charges of the unlicensed operation of a                                                              Lodge Road. They located the man and               Burglary/Breaking & Entering   12
                                                 sticker, operating with a suspended                                                                     Counterfeiting/Forgery          3
motor vehicle after Hebert observed the          license and an equipment violation after             brought him to the hospital for medical
man driving 58 miles per hour in a 35-                                                                treatment.                                         Destruction/Damage/Vandalism 23
                                                 Officer Ryan Czepiel was monitoring the                                                                 Disorderly Conducting           2
miles-per-hour zone on Hadley Street.            flow of traffic on Granby Road and                      12:45 p.m. – Kimberly L. Lojewski, 35,
   4:25 p.m. – Victor R. Espinoza, 55, of                                                             of 41 Elm St., Hatfield, was arrested and          Driving Under the Influence     1
                                                 observed the vehicle without the proper                                                                 Drug/Narcotics Violations      11
47 Pembroke St., Springfield, was arrested       inspection sticker.                                  charged with operating under the influence of
and charged with operating under the                                                                  alcohol after police were alerted to an erratic    False Pretenses                 3
                                                     6:18 p.m. – Saul Nieves, 28, of 13                                                                  Impersonation                   3
influence of alcohol, possession of an           Grant St., South Hadley, was arrested by             operator on Newton Street. The woman,
open container of alcohol and failure to                                                              who had been driving all over the road,            Intimidation                    9
                                                 officers Ryan Czepiel and Barry O’Connor                                                                Liquor Law Violations           1
stay within marked lanes. Officer Ryan           and charged on an outstanding arrest war-            pulled into the Dunkin Donuts parking lot,
Czepiel responded to a call of an erratic                                                             where an individual on scene was able to grab      Motor Vehicle Theft             1
                                                 rant out of Eastern Hampshire District                                                                  Shoplifting                     6
operator on Route 202. Espinoza was held         Court.                                               the keys out of the vehicle, shutting it off.
on $100 bail and transported to the                                                                      6:19 p.m. – A 53-year-old homeless              Simple Assault                  8
                                                     8:31 p.m. – A 23-year-old man from                                                                  Stolen Property Offenses        1
Hampshire County Regional Lockup.                Chicopee will be summonsed into court                man was reported to police to be sitting,
   10:10 p.m. – Police responded to the                                                               wet, on the onramp to Route 202 south-             Theft from a Building          12
                                                 to answer charges of malicious damage to                                                                Theft from Motor Vehicle        8
report of shots fired on the rotary.             a motor vehicle after police were called to          bound. Police responded to the area and
Approximately 10, 40-caliber casings                                                                  transported the man to the hospital.               Traffic, Town By-Law Offenses 60
                                                 Buttery Brook Park for the report of some-                                                              Trespass of Real Property       2
were found in the area. Police ask if any-       one threatening another person with a                                                                   Weapons Law Violations          2
one saw or heard anything at this time to        knife. Police learned the man and a 19-                          SUNDAY, AUG. 11                        Motor Vehicle Accidents        17
contact their detective bureau at 538-           year-old Chicopee male teen had                         12 p.m. – Big Y Loss Prevention
8231.                                                                                                                                                    Arrests                        23
                                                 exchanged words and a shoving match                  reported a past larceny to police after            Totals                        245
   11:28 p.m. – Eric J. Colarusso, 32, of        ensued. The man threw a bike at the                  reviewing security footage. An individual
332 Newton St., South Hadley, was                teen’s car. A box cutter without a blade             took $265 worth of baby formula.



Smoking cessation
resources now available
                                                                            Granby Police Logs Aug. 2-8
    REGION - On July 24, the                        GRANBY - The Granby Police                                     TUESDAY, AUG. 6                      a report. Officer advised vehicles several
Massachusetts Legislature passed a $1 cig-       Department responded to 193 calls dur-                   11 a.m. – Officer found vehicle on            Burke Lane residences were also broken
arette tax increase as part of its trans-        ing the week of Aug. 2-8. The depart-                 side of the road, operator was smoking           into.
portation finance bill. The legislation          ment made two arrests. Those arrested                 marijuana, civil citation issued for pos-           8:25 a.m. – Officer advised motor
also includes a 120% increase in the             appear in court at a future date and are              session of marijuana.                            vehicle was broken into on Burke Lane.
excise tax on smokeless tobacco and              innocent until proven guilty.                            12:06 p.m. – Caller states someone               8:32 a.m. – Officer advised motor
increases the excise tax on cigars from                                                                wrote graffiti between the two kinder-           vehicle was broken into on Burke Lane.
30% to 40%                                                                                             garten doors.                                       8:38 a.m. – Officer advised motor
    The taxes went into effect on July 31,                      ARRESTS                                   2:21 p.m. – Caller states their land-         vehicle was broke into on Burke Lane.
2013, seven days after the passage of the tax.                                                         lord evicted them and today was there               8:53 a.m. – Reporting party advised
    The $1 increase on the price of a                      SUNDAY, AUG. 4                              taking pictures and yelling at her.              her vehicle alarm was going off last
pack of cigarettes will prevent 27,000              10:58 a.m. – Juan Mendez, 42, of                      8:19 p.m. – Caller reports that her           night after learning her grandfathers
young people in Massachusetts from               351 Chestnut St., Holyoke, was                        parents are not letting her kids leave           vehicle was broken into no Griswold
becoming addicted to tobacco. It will            arrested for unlicensed operation of                  with her.                                        Circle. She claimed nothing had been
motivate 24,900 Massachusetts smokers            motor vehicle and marked lanes vio-                                                                    taken from the vehicle, however wanted
                                                                                                                                                        to report someone may have attempted
to quit and will help many others cut
down on the amount they smoke.
                                                 lation.                                                        WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7                       to break into the vehicle on Batchelor
                                                                                                          8:24 a.m. – Caller states she reported        Street. Reporting party did not want to
    Using quit-smoking medicines or coun-                 MONDAY, AUG. 5                               a trailer and a bobcat stolen to the             see an officer, just make police aware.
seling can double your chances of quitting          8:59 p.m. – Stephen Morse, 69, of                  Chicopee Police Department and
for good and for those who choose to quit,                                                                                                                 9:02 a.m. – Officer advised motor
                                                 247 Taylor St., Granby, was arrested for              believes the trailer is in front of 163
there are many resources available.                                                                                                                     vehicle was broken into on Burke Lane.
                                                 assault and battery.                                  School St.
    Many health insurance plans cover                                                                                                                      9:06 a.m. – Off-duty officer Lawson
                                                                                                          1:58 p.m. – Someone just hit the sign         advised he spoke to residents on
FDA-approved medicines and counseling                         INCIDENTS                                at Taylor Street at Route 202. State
to help you quit smoking. MassHealth and                                                                                                                Griswold Circle, who vehicle was also
                                                                                                       highway was notified.                            broken into.
Commonwealth Care do. Call your health
plan to find out what your plan covers.
                                                           SUNDAY, AUG. 4                                                                                  9:39 a.m. – Officer advised motor
    Talk with your doctor about quitting
                                                    10:39 a.m. – Motor vehicle stop for a                         THURSDAY, AUG. 8                      vehicle was broken into on Burke Lane.
                                                 marked lanes violation, driver unli-                     7:55 a.m. – Party on Griswold Circle             9:50 a.m. – Officer advised motor
smoking and what will work best for you.
                                                 censed. Operator arrested.                            states that his car was gone through last        vehicle was broken into on Burke Lane.
    Call the Massachusetts Smokers’
Helpline at 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-                                                                 night and someone took the registration             10:14 a.m. – Reporting party advised of
8669) for advice and counseling at no cost.               MONDAY, AUG. 5                               for his trailer from the front seat. He          their vehicle being went through. No items
    Learn about proven ways to quit at              9:20 p.m. – Female party report-                   does not want to make a report, he just          reporting missing on Batchelor Street.
the Make Smoking History website:                ing that she is currently blocking a                  wants us to be aware of it.                         3:25 p.m. – Listed party in station to
www.makesmokinghistory.org.                      vehicle from leaving the liquor                          7:56 a.m. – Caller states that some-          report that his vehicle was broken into
    For more information on the Council          store due to erratic operation to the                 one went through her vehicle on Burke            between 7 p.m. last night and midnight
please visit: www.hampshirecog.org               store.                                                Lane last night and would like to make           on Ridge Path.



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        Holyoke Range State Park calendar of events Aug. 16-22
   AMHERST - The Notch Visitor Center is located                                GEOLOGY HIKE. Friday, Aug. 16, 2 p.m. Take a                               Notch Visitors Center. Participants should bring
on Route 116 in Amherst and all Holyoke Range                                guided hike to the summit of Bare Mountain, stop-                             appropriate footwear and plenty of water.
State Park events begin at the center.                                       ping along the way to examine the unique geology of                               BEGINNING BIRDING. Saturday, Aug. 17, 10:30
   These programs are sponsored by the Department                            the Holyoke Range and to talk about how the range                             a.m. Everyone who wants to learn the basics of bird-
of Conservation and Recreation and are free and open                         formed and changed over the past 200 million years.                           ing is welcome to join in on this beginner’s program.
to the public. For more information please call 586-                         The hike is around 1 mile round-trip over moderate-                           We will learn about binoculars, bird guides and bird
0350.                                                                        ly-strenuous rocky terrain, and departs from the                              lists as we go out and test our newly acquired skills.
                                                                                                                                                               LET’S EXPLORE NATURE. Saturday, Aug. 17, 1




SERVICE
                                                                                                                                                           p.m. This family geared program will explore different
        APPLIANCE REPAIR                                         PAINTING/PAPERING advertise on this page
                                                                                 To                                                                        topics of nature every week. This week’s program is
                                                                                                                                                           titled “ LET’S FLY A KITE” Everyone will get a
      ALLARD APPLIANCE SERVICE                                                   call
                                                            PROFESSIONAL WALLCOVERING the                              Town Reminder at
           Specializing in refrigerators                             Quality/Prompt Workmanship                                                            chance to make and fly a kite that is made from
      and freezers. All makes. Lowest Rates.
        Also repair washers, dryers, ACs.
             ALL WORK GUARANTEED
                                                              U.S. School of Professional Paperhanging.
                                                                            Free estimates.
                                                                        Call Steve Cavagnac
                                                                                                       536-5333                                            household items.
                                                                                                                                                               WILDLIFE PROGRAM: BEAVERS. Saturday,
                                                                                                                                                           Aug. 17, 2 p.m. This program begins at the Notch
                   536-3478                                                536-9186                                                                        Visitor Center and will then travel to a different area




DIRECTORY
                                                  TFN                                                        TFN
                                                                                                                                                           of the park and take a short hike to a beaver pond,
                                                                                                                                                           looking for signs of beaver along the way. Personal
                                                                                                                                                           automobile transport required for travel between sites.
                                                                                                                                                           Insect repellent strongly recommended.
                                                                                                                                                               NIGHT HIKE. Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. Join us
                                                                                                                                                           for a guided hike in the park after dark. Many crea-
                                                                                                                                                           tures in the park only come out at night, so night
                                                                                                                                                           hikes offer the chance to see some nocturnal animals.
                                                                                                                                                           We’ll look and listen for owls, and explore how our
      APPLIANCE REPAIR                                    HOME IMPROVEMENT                                             TREE SERVICES                       senses change after dark. Bring insect repellent, water
       Allard Appliance Service                                                                                      EDGE TREE SERVICE                     and a flashlight.
           Specializing in refrigerators
                                                          D&S HOME IMPROVEMENT                                                                                 NATURE WALK: FANTASTIC FERNS. Sunday,
                                                              “Quality Work at a Fair Price”                          Tree removal, trimming,
     and freezers. All makes. Lowest Rates.                 Member Better Business Bureau of                       land clearing, stump grinding.          Aug. 18, 11 a.m. Join a Park Interpreter for a guided
       Also repair washers, dryers, AC’s.                      Western Mass. • 20 Years •                           Fully insured. Free estimates.         walk to look at ferns in the park. Learn about the
            ALL WORK GUARANTEED                                IKO & CertainTeed Certified                                Visa/Master Card.                unique lifecycle of a fern, how to identify common
                  536-3478                                       Lic. #118608 • Insured                                      Peter Edge
                                                                                                                                                           ferns in the area, and walk away with some recipes to
                                                                                                                                                     TFN
                                                 TFN               Dave 592-9490                      TFN
                                                                                                                            532-5764                       try for cooking fresh spring fiddleheads. . Participants
     BANQUET FACILITIES                                                                                            GRANBY TREE SERVICE
                                                                                                                                                           should bring insect repellant and plenty of water.
                                                                                                                                                               KIDLEIDESCOPE: FOOD CHAINS (Ages 3-6)
             HALL FOR RENT                                                                                           Tree Trimming • Removal               Monday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m. Introduce your child to
             FOR ALL FUNCTIONS                           NORM LEPAGE CONTRACTOR                                     Spraying • Stump Grinding.
                                                                                                                            Fully insured.
                                                                                                                                                           nature at this weekly program designed for parents or
          $230 includes bartender and                         Additions, Remodeling, Repairs                                                               caregivers and 3-6 year-old children. The
               kitchen facilities.                              Roofing, decks, garages,                                   Free estimates.
                                                              porches, termite damage, etc.                         Call Jim Mytkowicz, Arborist           Kidleidoscope Program explores a new theme each
           Granby American Legion
                                                                    Licensed. Insured.                                      532-6654                       week through an outdoor activity and an art project.
                  467-9545                                             Experienced.
                                                 TFN
                                                                                                                                                     TFN
                                                                                                                                                               EXPLORER’S CLUB. (Ages 10-12) Monday, Aug.
                                                                       323-4961                                                                            19, 2 p.m. Children ages 10-12 can increase their
                                                                                                       TFN
           ELECTRICIAN                                                                                              TOM’S TREE SERVICE
                                                                                                                       Pruning, tree removal,
                                                                                                                                                           knowledge of natural history by attending this weekly
                                                                                                                                                           HIKING program. We will take a closer look at
           GAGNON ELECTRIC                                                                                             cabling, land cleared,              nature as we hike the different trails of the Holyoke
  All types of electrical work. Fully insured.                                                                         brush chipper service.              Range.
           All work fully guaranteed
                Free estimates.
                                                           PAINTING/PAPERING                                            Woodchips. Insured.
                                                                                                                          Free Estimates.                      TRAIL KIDS. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                            538-7608                       Through games, crafts and exploration children ages
                 Lic. #14960A
                                                                   B&D PAINTING                                                                      TFN   7-9 can learn about nature and work towards a nature
                  533-8867
                                                 TFN             Since 1982. Now accepting                                                                 certificate.
                                                        interior/exterior work. Quality workmanship                LUCCHESI TREE SERVICE                       SENIOR HIKE. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1 p.m. Everyone
      GENERAL SERVICES                                     and professional service. Experienced.
                                                           References. Licensed. Free estimates.
                                                                                                                         AND LANDSCAPING
                                                                                                                    Lot Clearing, Retaining Walls,
                                                                                                                                                           age 55 and older is welcome to join us on this easy
                                                                                                                                                           paced/ easy terrain hike. Along the way we will
                                                         10% Senior Discount. MA Reg. #175887.                             Mowing, Pruning,
        MOVING AND MORE                                    539-3673 • (413) 455-5458
                                                                                                                                                           explore the wonders of nature. Bring water and bug
    Junk / Trash Removal. Cleanups.                                                                    9/6                  Stump Grinding,                spray. This program will have a duration of one hour.
         Home, office, garages.                                                                                           Irrigation. Insured.
                                                                                                                                                               LOST TRAILS OF HOLYOKE RANGE.
       Pick up & delivery service.                                                                                          534-1002
                                                                                                                                                     TFN   Thursday, Aug. 22, 10:30 a.m. Take the road less trav-
 Commercial & Residential. Free estimates
                                                                                                                                                           eled. Join us on a guided hike of one of the lesser-trav-
                  543-4441                              PROFESSIONAL WALLCOVERING
                                                 TFN
                                                              Quality/Prompt Workmanship                               WANTED TO BUY                       eled trails in Holyoke Range State Park. Experience a
                                                        U.S. School of Professional Paperhanging.                                                          new part of the park while learning new trails to
             HANDYMAN CAN                                            Free estimates.                           BUYING & SELLING COINS                      explore in the future. Participants should bring appro-
   Light carpentry. Painting. Residential &                       Call Steve Cavagnac                                   Stamps, medals,                    priate footwear, insect repellent and plenty of water.
    Industrial. Spraying. Power washing.                               536-9186                                     old watches, diamonds,                     HISTORY HIKE: TROLLEY TRAIL. Thursday,
       Int./Ext. General cleanup work.                                                                TFN     gold jewelry & scrap, sterling silver.       Aug. 22, 2 p.m. Join a park interpreter for a hike
            Replacement windows.                                                                               BROADWAY COIN & STAMP                       along the old trolley bed and learn more about the
  Cellars, attics, yards, fix windows, doors.                                                                               594-9550                       unique role of the trolley in recreation and commerce
                                                                                                                                                     TFN
               Don 534-1435                                                                                                                                in the early decades of the 20th century. Hike is
                                                 TFN      PAINTING BY BOB ROULIER
                                                           Interior & Exterior Painting - Staining                                                         approximately two miles over mostly flat terrain.
                                                                                                                   ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES                 Please bring plenty of water and insect repellent.
            BOB ROBILLARD’S                                          POWER WASHING
                                                             Meticulous Work. Affordable Price.                Mother & Daughter will buy
            ODD JOB SERVICE                                          SPRING SPECIALS                          Silver, gold & costume jewelry, elegant
  Rubbish removed. Attics, cellars, garages                   25 Years of Professional Service                  glass, china, sterling items. Antique
   cleaned. Light moving. Gutters cleaned.              536-6509 • 427-6689                     cell           furniture, stoneware crockery & jugs,
          Call someone you know.                                                                      TFN       pottery, prints & paintings. Anything
                                                                                                                                                                 ANSWERS TO CROSSWORD PUZZLE
          537-5090 • 547-8502                                                                                    unusual. We also run estate sales.
               533-2853                                                                                                    532-0429                  TFN
                                                 TFN
                                                               GUENETTE PAINTING
                                                                 Interior Exterior Painting                        ATTIC TO CELLAR ANTIQUES
        BUDGET HOME REPAIRS                                            Fully Insured                          Moving? Cleaning House? Selling Out?
     All types of small home repairs.                            Honest, Reliable Service
                                                                                                                     Advertising, Tools, Toys,
  Power Washing: Aluminum, Vinyl, Decks.                              STEVE                                        Fishing, Sports, Collections,
    Painting: Doors, Trim, Fences, Etc.                              534-0356                                          Old, Older & Antique
                                                                                                      TFN
            Ed (413) 532-1820                                                                                              533-2392                  TFN
                                                 TFN


     HOME IMPROVEMENT                                              PLUMBING
 FLEURY BUILDING & RENOVATION                                   M.G. CROTEAU
     Quality Carpentry • Licensed • Insured
         Additions • Kitchens • Baths                        PLUMBING & HEATING
           Windows • Doors • Siding                       Residential, commercial, industrial.
         Light Tractor & Backhoe Work                    Gas piping, sewers & drains cleaned.
        Affordable Prices • No Job Too Small                 MA Master License #10252
                  532-0282                       TFN
                                                                       533-5716
                                                                                                     TFN
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                                         Buzzin’ from Town to Town




           For Sale
                                    Classifieds
                                 Turley Publications’ Community Marketplace


                                                   Firewood
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                                                                                                                                                                               Services                                       Services
                                                     FIREWOOD
                                             Fresh cut & split $150.00.
                                                                                   Want it!
                                           Seasoned cut & split $175.00
                                                    All hardwood.
                                         *Also have seasoned softwood for
                                                                                   Find it!                                                                      Colonial Carpentry Innovations, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                       Design & Build Team
                                                                                                                                                                “New World Technology with Old World Quality”

                                              outdoor boilers (Cheap).                                                                                           www.colonialinnovation.com
                                          Quality & volumes guaranteed!!
                                           New England Forest Products             Buy it!                                                                                 Kitchens • Baths • Doors • Additions
                                                                                                                                                                        Renovations • Custom Designs • New Homes
                                                                                                                                                                         Lifetime Warranty on Craftsmanship
                                                   (413)477-0083.                                                                                                               Bob (413) 374-6175                 WE RENOVATE, SELL &
                                                                                   Sell it!                                                                      lic. & ins.   or Jen (413) 244-5112               PURCHASE (any condition) horse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   drawn vehicles such as sleighs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   carriages, surreys, wagons, dr’s
   A public service announcement
 presented by your community paper                                                 Love it!                                                                     DRIVEWAYS, OIL AND stone,
                                                                                                                                                                durable but inexpensive. Choice of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   buggies, driveable or lawn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ornaments. Some furniture and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   other      restoration     services
 ANTIQUE AND PERIOD chairs –                                                                                                                                    colors, also driveway repair and
 Restored with new woven seats –
 Many styles and weaves available.
 Call (413)267-9680.                              GOT WOOD?
                                                                                   Drive it!                                                                    trucking available. Fill/ Loam/
                                                                                                                                                                Gravel. Call J. Fillion Liquid
                                                                                                                                                                Asphalt (413)668-6192.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reasonable prices.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                workmanship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (413)213-0373 or (413)277-5404
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Call

                                          CENTRAL BOILER ECLASSIC                                                                                                                                                  for estimate and information.
 BRUNO       CURB-SIDER
 Model VSL6000 purchased 2008-
                               LIFT

 Motion Auto, Brimfield. Originally
                                           Outdoor Wood Furnace. EPA
                                           Phase 2 qualified, burns own
                                                                                                  READ IT!!!                                                    DRYWALL        AND    CEILINGS,
                                                                                                                                                                plaster repair. Drywall hanging.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Demers & Sons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Belchertown, MA
                                                                                                                                                                Taping & complete finishing. All
 installed Toyota Sienna. Removed          smoke, efficiencies over 90%.
 from vehicle. See @ PVP, 281                     508-882-0178
                                                                                                                                                                ceiling textures. Fully insured.
                                                                                                                                                                Jason at Great Walls.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Appliances
 Chauncey Walker, Lot #249 “H”
 Street, Belchertown      (413)213-
                                               crystalrockfarm.com
                                         LOG LENGTH FIREWOOD for
                                                                                     15 Weekly Newspapers                                                       (413)563-0487                                      COLEMAN APPLIANCE SERV-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ICE. Servicing all makes and
 0310, (413)530-1644 $800 or best        sale. Approx. 7 cords per truck                                                                                        DRYWALL DRYWALL AND only
 reasonable offer.                       load. $650 delivered locally. Price
                                         subject to change. Also specialize
                                                                                  Serving 50 Local Communities                                                  drywall. Complete professional
                                                                                                                                                                drywall service. 27 years in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   models of washers, dryers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   refrigerators, freezers, stoves,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   dishwashers, air conditioners. Also
 ELECTRIC WHEEL CHAIR $600               in heat treated kiln dried firewood.                                                                                   business. Additions to develop-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   dryer     vent    cleaning     and
 or B.O., Wheel chair $10, Shower        Insect free. Dryness guaranteed                                                                                        ments, fully insured. Finished
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   emergency refrigeration service.
 chair/ bench $10 (413)668-4928                                                                                                                                 basements our speciality. Call
 or (413)315-9826.
                                         1-800-373-4500.                             Wanted To Buy                                Services                      Randy 413-267-9876.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (413)536-0034.
                                         PREMIUM HARDWOOD PEL-
     MATTRESS CLEARANCE                  LETS $230/ ton cash & carry. Kiln        NEW ENGLAND ESTATE                                                            EXPERT SCREEN REPAIRS,                                  Child Services
 50%-70%          OFF       RETAIL       dried, heat treated grilling wood        PICKERS “in the Old Monson                                                    Patio sliders, doors, windows.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *NEW STATE LAW. Anyone
 www.mattressmandan.com Local            1.5”- 2.5” perfect size for wood grill   Bowling Alley” We are buying                                                  Existing screens custom dupli-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   advertising caring of children must
 delivery call Dan 413-977-6144          restaurants or use as kindling.          all types of Antiques and                                                     cated. Glass repairs, Plexiglas,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   list a license number to do so if
                                         Also     bundled      firewood    for    Collectibles!! Simply Bring your                                              insulated glass. Replacement
                                                                                                                              ***A B HAULING AND                                                                   they offer this service in their own
                                         campgrounds. Will deliver. Insect        items iin for a Free Evaluation                                               parts.    Awnings,    canopies,
                                                                                                                             REMOVAL SERVICE***                                                                    home.
         Estate Sale                     free,      dryness        guaranteed.    and/ or Cash Offer!! We will          Cellars, attics, garages cleaned,
                                                                                                                                                                windows, doors. Gary (413)566-
                                         (800)373-4500.                           come to you. Contents of attic,                                               3095.
                                                                                                                        yard debris. Barns, sheds,
 SAT. & SUN. 8/17-18, 9-4. 88                                                     basements, entire estates!!                                                   FREE PICK-UP ANY metal
                                                                                                                        demolished. Swimming pools
 Wedgewood       Drive,    Ludlow.
 Furniture and other items must go
                                                 Flea Market                      Clean sweep service. All Gold         removed. Cheaper than dumpster          household items, appliances,
                                                                                  and Silver Items to include;          fees and we do all work. Lowest         pools, mowers, auto parts, yard
 including 1991 corvette. NO             FREE SET UP! CENTRAL MASS                jewelry, costume and estate           rates. Fully insured. (413)267-         furniture, grills, fencing, boilers.
 EARLY BIRDS!                            FLEA MARKET open every                   pcs., wrist/pocket watches,           3353, cell (413)222-8868.               Call (860)970-4787.
                                         Sunday, April- October, 7am.             class ring, etc., broken or not.
                                         Route 20, Palmer. Vendors                                                                                              GARY GUERTIN EXCAVATING
           Tag Sale                      wanted. cmfleamarket.com For
                                                                                  Silverware        sets,      trays,
                                                                                                                                                                Site work, septic, drainage, sewer,
                                                                                  trophies, etc., Coins of all sorts,
 HUGE TAG SALE Everything                info call (508)612-4937                                                                                                Bobcat work, loam, finish grading,
                                                                                  Proof sets, Silver dollars and                                                                                                    SCANTIC RIVER CHILD CARE
 must go! 11 MacDonald Ave.,                                                                                                                                    more! Over 30 years experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         is Now Enrolling for
 Granby. Aug 16, 17, 18; 9-4.                  Miscellaneous                      other coinage collections! All
                                                                                  types of Old Advertising
                                                                                                                                                                Insured and licensed. 413-583-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Summer and Fall
 Clothing, toys and household                                                                                                                                   3846 or 413-531-3538.
                                         AVIATION         MAINTENANCE             Signs, Military items to include                                                                                                   590 Main St, Hampden, MA
 items.                                  TRAINING Financial Aid if                Daggers, Swords, Bayonets,                                                    HANDYMAN, PAINTING, TILE                                    413-566-2906
                                         qualified.    Job      Placement         guns,      medals,      uniforms,     ***A A CALL – HAUL IT ALL***            work, carpentry, home improve-
           Antiques                      Assistance. Call National Aviation       helmets etc. Old toys, train          Cheaper than a dumpster. I do all
                                                                                                                                                                ments, repairs, new work. Call Gil
                                                                                                                                                                for estimate. Fully licensed and                    Computer Services
                                         Academy Today! FAA Approved.             sets, dolls, metal trucks, old        the work, cleanouts, attics, cellars,
 EASY STREET ANTIQUES. Buy-              Classes starting soon! 800-292-          games, model car kits from the                                                insured (413)323-0923.                             COMPUTERS SHOULDN’T BE
                                                                                                                        barns, garages and appliance
 ing antique & vintage glassware,        3228 or NAA.edu                          ‘60s,        old        bicycles,     removal. 10% discount with this         HOME THEATER, AV Tech.                             frustrating or frightening. I’ll come
 pottery,    Hummels,       jewelry,                                              motorcycles,       pedal      cars,   ad. Free Est.      (413)596-7286,       (Cert. ISF/HAA). The only Cert.                    to you. Upgrades,             trouble-
 watches, military, toys, Legos,         PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCT,
                                         service or business to 1.7 million       Matchbox, action figures, Pre-        (866)517-4285.                          Installers in this area. Put in                    shooting, set-up, tutoring. Other
 hunting,     fishing,      stringed                                              1970’s Baseball cards, comic                                                  theater for you or install a Plasma                electronics too. Call Monique
 instruments, books, tools, & more.      households      throughout    New
                                         England. Reach 4 million potential       books, etc.! Old picture frames,      ACE CHIMNEY SWEEPS. Clean-              the right way. Sales, service. 413-                (413)237-1035.
 We also provide estate sale                                                      prints and oil paintings, old         ings, inspections, repairs, caps,       374-8000, 413-374-8300.
                                         readers quickly and inexpensively
 services.
                                         with great results. Use the Buy          fishing equipment, lures, tackle      liners, waterproofing, rebuilds.        www.a-v-tech.com                                            Electrician
 www.ezstreetantiques.com                                                         boxes! Post Card albums, old          Gutterbrush Installations. Local
 or (413)626-8603.                       New England Classified Ad                                                                                              PAINT AND PAPER Over 25                            BILL CAMERLIN. ADDITIONS,
                                         Network by calling (413)283-8393,        coke machines, pinball, juke          family owned since 1986. HIC
                                                                                                                                                                years experience. Free estimates.                  service changes, small jobs for
                                                                                  boxes, slot machines, musical         #118355. Fully insured. (413)547-
           Firewood                      classifieds@turley.com. Do they
                                                                                  instruments, guitars of all           8500.
                                                                                                                                                                References. Lic #086220. Please                    homeowners, fire alarms. Fast,
                                         work? You are reading one of our                                                                                       call Kevin 978-355-6864.                           dependable, reasonable rates.
 !!!!!!FOUNTAIN FIREWOOD!!!!!!           ads now!! Visit our website to see       types,       banjos,        horns,
                                                                                                                        AFFORDABLE POOL OPEN-                                                                      Insured, free estimates. E280333.
 2 YRS. SEASONED Red & White             where your ads run                       accordions, etc. Old cameras,                                                 PLUMBING JOBS DONE by fast
                                                                                                                        INGS liner changes and weekly                                                              24 hour emergency service.
 Oak, Mixed Hardwood. Same day           communitypapersne.com                    microscopes, telescopes, etc.                                                 and accurate master plumber.
                                                                                                                        maintenance for above and                                                                  (413)427-5862.
 deivery 1-4 cords. Cut, split,                                                   Just like on T.V. We buy all                                                  Small jobs welcome. Cheap hourly
                                                                                                                        inground swimming pools. Free
 delivered. Monson (413)657-6143.        Musical Instruments                      things seen on “Pickers” and
                                                                                  the “Pawn Shop” shows!! Call          estimates. Please call (413)250-
                                                                                                                                                                rate. LC9070 Paul 413-323-5897.                    DEPENDABLE ELECTRICIAN,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FRIENDLY       service,  installs
 !!!!ALL RED & WHITE OAK!!!!             CLARINET/FLUTE/VIOLIN/TRUM               or Bring your items in to our         3776. Please contact Jackie B.          SUNRISE      HOME      REPAIRS:                    deicing cables. Free estimates.
 over a cord guaranteed. Cut, split,     PET/Trombone/Amplifier/Fender            4,500 square foot store!! 64                                                  Carpentry, decks, hatchways,                       Fully insured. Scott Winters
 prompt delivery. Call D & D             Guitar, $69 each. Cello/Upright          Main Street., Monson (“The                                                    ramps,      painting,    property                  electrician Lic. #13514-B Call
 Cordwood (413)348-4326.                 Bass/Saxophone/French                    Old Bowling Alley”) We are                                                    maintenance, after storm/ tree                     (413)244-7096.
 2 YEAR SEASONED OAK-                    Horn/Drums,       $185       ea.         your Estate Specialists!! Over                                                cleanups. Small jobs welcome.

                                                                                                                             AVERY
 HARDWOOD.            Cut,      split,   Tuba/Baritone    Horn/Hammond            30 yrs. in the Antique Business!                                              Free estimates. (413)883-9033.                     EXPERIENCED            LICENSED
 delivered. 2, 3 & 4 cord loads. R.T.    Organ. Others 4 sale. 1-516-377-         Prompt Courteous Service!                                                                                                        ELECTRICIAN E51458. Large to
 Smart & Sons 1-413-267-3827             7907.                                    Open Daily 10:00- 5:00 Sun.                                                                                                      small jobs. Prompt service,
 www.rtsmartwood.com.                                                             12:00- 5:00 (413)267-3729.             Home Improvement & Repair                                                                 professional work, fully insured,
 ALL SEASONED HARDWOOD
                                                    Wanted                                                               Residential & Commercial                                                                  free estimates. 24 hours.
 cut, split and delivered. Prompt        OLD     CARPENTER       TOOLS                                                             Chicopee, MA                                                                    Bruce (413)883-9657.
 delivery.   MC/Visa     Westview        wanted. Planes, chisels, saws,
                                                                                           Services                       FULLY LICENSED AND INSURED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   JAMES      FERRIS:      LICENSE
 Farms, 111 East Hill Road,
 Monson (413)267-9631.
                                         levels, etc. Call Ken 413-433-
                                         2195. Keep your vintage tools
                                                                                                 *****                            413-532-9949                                                                     #E16303. Free estimates. Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Discounts. Insured. 40 years
                                         working and get MONEY.                                                                   413-459-3343                                                                     experience. No job too small. Cell
                                                                                                                                       License # 99466                                                             (413)330-3682.
                                          WANTED        ANTIQUES         &
                                          COLLECTIBLES          Furniture,                                                 Kitchens • Bathrooms • Tile

                                                                                                                                                                  EZ-GUYZ DISPOSAL
                                          Advertising signs, Toys, Dolls,                                               Drywall Repair • Interior Painting
                                          Trains Crocks & Jugs, Musical                                                   Roofing • Siding • Windows
                                          Instruments, Sterling Silver &                A CALL WE HAUL                           Insurance Work
                                          Gold, Coins, Jewelry, Books,                  WE TAKE IT ALL                                                             “YOU CALL - WE HAUL - JUNK REMOVAL”
      BE READY FOR FALL                   Primitives, Vintage Clothing,                    Lowest Rates,
       BURNING SEASON                     Military items, Old Lamps.              accumulations, junk, estates,         BILODEAU AND SON Roofing.
                                                                                                                                                                                           413-717-8069
   Debarked Cut & Split Firewood          Anything old. Contents of attics,        attics, garages, appliances,
    Seasoned Firewood Special,            barns and homes. One item or             basements, demo services
                                                                                                                        Established 1976. New re-roofs            • Single Item Pickup • Estate Clean-Outs
                                                                                                                        and repairs. Gutter cleanings and
         $180 PER CORD                    complete estate. Call (413)267-            10% disc. All Major CC's           repairs. Licensed/ insured. Call          • Garage Cleanouts
        Delivery Available                3786 or (413)539-1472 Ask for            CALL NOW (413)531-1936               (413)967-6679.                            • Free Appliance/Large Metal Items Pick-up
     Rocky Mountain Wood Co.              Frank.     WE     PAY      FAIR         WWW.ACALLWEHAUL.COM
          413-596-2348                    PRICES!!!                                                                     CHAIR SEAT WEAVING &
                                                                                                                                                                  • Everything Accepted! (including tires,
                                                                                                                        refinishing - cane, fiber rush &            mattresses, box springs, etc.)
                                                                                                                        splint - Classroom instructor, 20 +       • 7 Day Service (Sat. & Sun.
                                                                                                                        years experience. Call Walt at
                                                                                                                        (413)267-9680 for estimate.
                                                                                                                                                                    prior notice recommended)
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 Heating & Air Cond.                           Landscaping                          Landscaping                                     Masonry                              Roofing                                   Pets
        AIR CONDITIONING               ***A-1 RICK BERGERON LAWN              HYDROSEEDING AND LAND-                         BAY VALLEY MASONRY               GENKINS ROOFING & Carpen-                    RETIRED RACING
             & HEATING                              CARE                      SCAPE Construction. Retaining              All types of Masonry & Tile work.    try. Repairs, masonry & more.            GREYHOUNDS AVAILABLE
        Installation & Service.            Mowing & Landscaping               walls, walkways, patios, erosion               Commercial & Residential.        Specializing in residential. 29               FOR ADOPTION
     Reasonable Rates. Call Adam               Shrub Trimming                                                               Reasonable Rates. Insured         years experience. Free Estimates.        spayed/neutered, wormed,
                                                                              control, skid steer work, fencing,
            (413)374-7779                   Loader and Backhoe                                                            Adam Ouimette 413-374-7779          CSL#105950,         Mass#112961          shots, heartworm checked,
                                                                              plantings, loam, trenching, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              teeth cleaned
                                                   Trucking                   Free      estimates.    Medeiros.                                               (413)566-5596 Hampden
 Home Improvement                              Wood Chipping                  (413)267-4050.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Greyhound Options Inc.

 *REASONABLE RATES,* DRY-                  Over 25 yrs. in business                                                                                           SKY-TECH ROOFING, INC. 25              Autumn – 2-1/2 y.o. red fawn
                                              All Calls Returned              LUCCHESI LANDSCAPING &                                                          years experience. Commercial,          female, loving, lots of fun, likes to
 WALL, Sheetrock, Taping, Tex-
                                                 413-283-3192                 TREE REMOVAL: Lawnmowing,                                                       residential. Insured. Shingles,        relax, not small dog or cat safe
 tures, Knock downs, general
                                                                              cleanups, dethatching, fertilizing,           COMPLETE CHIMNEY &                single-ply systems. Tar/ gravel,
 renovations,    plaster    repairs,
                                       **ALL     SPRING,       SUMMER,        mulch, pruning & tree removal.                  MASONRY SERVICE                 slate repairs. 24 hour Emergency       Charlie – 6 y.o. black/white male,
 painting. Insured. Free estimates.
                                       FALL** Specializing in shrub           10% Senior Discount. Kyle                          A+ BBB RATING                Repairs.           (413)536-3279,      used to home life, affectionate,
 413-427-4662.        Ma       Reg
                                       trimming, tree pruning, landscape      Lucchesi (413)207-5226. Will beat            2012 ANGIE’S LIST SUPER            (413)348-9568.                         lovable, well-behaved, easy-going,
 #274556DA
                                       design, clean-ups, loam, stone,        any written estimate for lawn                SERVICE AWARD WINNER                                                      has some special dietary needs
   20+ YEARS EXPERIENCE!               mulch deliveries. Also small front     mowing.                                         “From Brick to Stone,                                                  but well worth it, okay with cats,
  Complete carpentry, drywall and      loader and backhoe service. Fully                                                     Sidewalks to Fireplaces”
                                                                                                                                                                      Tree Work                      not small dog safe
   painting services. For all your                                            TRACTOR FOR HIRE
                                       insured. Professional work. Please                                                  New Construction- Rebuilds-        AFFORDABLE STUMP GRIND-
    home improvement needs.                                                   •Backhoe/ loader                                                                                                       Coach – 5 y.o. brindle male, big
                                       call     Bob       (413)538-7954,                                                      Repairs & Restoration           ING. Fast, dependable service.
     Kitchens, baths, finished                                                •Light excavation                                                                                                      and beautiful, likes female dogs,
                                       (413)537-5789.                                                                         Licensed- Registered-           Free estimates. Fully insured. Call
       basements and more!                                                    •Brushhogging and field mowing                                                                                         does not seem to be cat safe
                                                                                                                                   Fully Insured              Joe Sablack. 1-413-436-9821 Cell
  Joe’s GC-License #CS093368.          A+ ROZELL’S LANDSCAPING &              •Low rates
                                                                                                                                 Owner Operated               1-413-537-7994                         Mickey – 4-1/2 y.o. black tuxedo
          (413) 219-6951.                       TREE SERVICE                  SCREENED LOAM
                                                                                                                                Eric 413-210-9631                                                    female, happy-go-lucky, playful,
                                       Full Service Property Maintenance      •Special- Delivered and Spread
 C-D HOME IMPROVEMENT. 1                                                                                                     www.emcmasonry.com               ATEKS TREE IS a fully insured          loves walks, cat workable
                                            Bobcat & Chipper Service          $28/yd (18 yd minimum)
 Call for all your needs. Windows,                                            (413)530-0256                                                                   company offering free estimates
 siding, roofs, additions, decks,              Tree, Brush, Shrub,                                                                                                                                   River – 3-1/2 y.o. red male, likes
 baths, hardwood floors, painting.               Stump Removal                                                                      Plumbing                  and 24 hr emergency service.
                                                                                                                                                              Specializing in tree climbing. No      food,  bouncy      walker,   likes
 All work 100% guaranteed.                        Fully Insured                            Pools                       GREG LAFOUNTAIN PLUMBING               job too big or small. (413)687-        everyone
 Licensed and insured. Call Bob                   413-636-5957                                                                                                3220.
                                                                                                                       & Heating. Lic #19196 Repairs &                                               Sammy – 9-1/2 y.o. red male,
 (413)596-8807 Cell       CS Lic.                                             AFFORDABLE POOL CLOS-
                                                                                                                       Replacement of fixtures, water                                                used to home life, listens well but
 #97110, HIC Lic #162905               ACM. HYDROSEEDING, LOAM,               INGS, cover pumping, tear downs,                                                WILLOW TREE SERVICE 30 yrs
                                                                                                                       heater installations, steam/HW                                                would like an experienced owner
                                       bobcat, fieldstone walls, retaining    filter repair, new/used filters,                                                experience. Free estimates. Fully
 CERAMIC TILE INSTALLATION                                                                                             boiler replacement. Kitchen & Bath                                            and a quiet, adult household, cat
                                       wall systems, pavers, trex decks,      motors, weekly vacs, chemicals.                                                 insured. Removals, pruning, storm
 Kitchen, bath, foyers. Free                                                                                           remodeling. 30 years experience.                                              workable
                                       mulch and plantings. Waterfalls        Call to schedule LaRue (413)583-                                                damage. Serving W. Springfield
 estimates,     references. Lic                                                                                        Fully insured. $10. Gift Card With
                                       and ponds. ACMBUILDING.COM             7890 (413)289-0164, (413)386-                                                   and surrounding areas.
 #086220. Please call Kevin                                                                                            Work Performed. Call Greg                                                     Call Mary at 413-566-3129 or
                                       (413)348-9826.                         8557                                                                            (413)569-3383 (413)214-2779
 (978)355-6864.                                                                                                        (413)592-1505.                                                                Claire at 413-967-9088 or
                                                                                                                                                              www.willowtreeservicellc.com.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.greyhoundoptions.org.
  D&C GRANITE AND MARBLE               BUSH/     HEDGE     TRIMMING,
 Granite counter tops and vanities.    Lawnmowing, fertilizing, brush
                                                                                     Lawnmower                          LINC’S PLUMBING LIC #J27222
                                                                                                                          Prevent Emergencies Now
    Complete kitchen/bathroom
                                                                                                                                                                                   BTC Tree Care Co. LLC
                                       removal, weeding, yard cleaning                                                     For a Prevention Analysis
    renovations. Custom made           gutter cleaning, powerwashing,          LAWNMOWER                                Call LINC For Your Connection
       cabinets. Ludlow, MA
           413-583-3399
                                       and more. Senior discount. Carl
                                       (413)221-2113.
                                                                               TUNE UP & REPAIR                                  (413)668-5299                                       & Stump Removal
                                                                                A & M TUNE-UPS
   www.dcgraniteandmarble.net
                                                                                Push lawnmowers, riding mowers                      Roofing                                                  Brian 413-237-4811
                                                                                                                                                                                              or 413-536-4994
 DELREO HOME IMPROVEMENT                **A+ DEVENO LANDSCAP-                       and small engine repair.
 for all your exterior home             ING** Shrub trimming, weekly               Work done at your home.             ALL TYPES OF ROOFING,
 improvement needs. ROOFING,            maintenance, bobcat service,                                                   shingle, flat and slate. Call Local
 SIDING, WINDOWS, DOORS,                new lawns, new landscaping.            Call Mike        (413) 348-7967
                                                                                                                       Builders (413)626-5296. Complete
                                                                                                                                                                   “No tree or stump too big or too small.”
 DECKS & GUTTERS. Extensive             Free estimates. Residential/                                                   roofing systems and repairs.                 Let us take charge of everything from
 references    available,   Fully       Commercial (413)746-9065.                                                      Fully licensed and insured. MA CS        grinding to cleaning and brush chipping too!
 Licensed & Insured in MA. & CT.                                                                                       #102453.      Lifetime    warranty.
 Call GARY DELCAMP @ 413-                                                                                              Senior Discount. 24 hour service.        FULLY INSURED • COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL
 569-3733                                                                                                                                                         • Guaranteed Free Estimates for One Year •
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 BE A RESPONSIBLE PET                            LICENSED       HAIR    STYLIST                                                                                                                                    PALMER/ THREE RIVERS AREA
 OWNER - Financially needy? Call                 WANTED FOR BUSY SALON.                                                                                                                                            3 BR, just remodeled. $925/mo +
 for assistance to spay/neuter your              Information call (413)562-5988,                                                                                                                                   utilities.  ALSO,      nice   one
 cat/dog.            413-565-5383.               (413)786-6988.                                                                                                                                                    bedroom       apartment      $625
 CONCERNED CITIZENS FOR                                                                                                                                                                                            (413)896-2513 messages. Good
                                                 NON-PROFIT LOOKING FOR PT                                                                                                                                         location. Deposits. No pets.
 ANIMALS.                                        Executive Director with excellent
                                                 social skills, knowledge of non-                                                                                                                                  PALMER/MONSON LINE. NON
                                                                                                    REAL ESTATE                TOOMEY-LOVETT                       ALL REAL ESTATE advertised                      smoking, second floor, four rooms,
                                                 profits and able to handle wide                    ASSOCIATES
              Horses                             range of personalities and skill                                                109 West St.                      herein is subject to the Federal
                                                                                                                                                                   Fair Housing Act, which makes it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   one bedroom and bath. Includes:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Stove,     refrigerator,  garbage
                                                 levels.    Send resume to Kathy                                                Ware, MA 01082
 HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS                        Camp katec202@aol.com.                                                                                            illegal    to      advertise    “any            disposal, WD hook-up, electricity,
                                                                                                                            www.Century21ToomeyLovett.com                                                          heat, hot water, cablevision,
 all ages, all levels. Showing,                                                                                                                                    preference,        limitation,     or
                                                 NOTICE OF VACANCY The Town                   JILL A. GRAVEL, BROKER
 training, stalls available for
                                                 of Ludlow is seeking to fill a
                                                                                                                                413-967-6326                       discrimination because of race,                 trash/recycle. Off street parking
                                                                                                                                                                   color, religion, sex, handicap,                 $900 monthly. First/Last month
 boarding.    Silverstone   Farm,
                                                 vacancy for a Part-Time Computer         See thousands of homes                800-486-2121                                                                       Security Deposit. (413)283-5747.
 Belchertown (413)668-4530.                                                                                                                                        familial status, or national origin,
                                                 Technician. Deadline           for                for sale                    West Brookfield:                    or intention to make any such                   Available September 1, 2013
                                                 applications is August 28th, 2013.            24 hours a day                   508-867-7064
 HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS                                                                                                                                          preference,        limitation,     or           SOUTH HADLEY AVAILABLE
                                                 See http://www.ludlow.ma.us for              7 days a week at
 offered year round at our state of                                                                                                                                discrimination.” We will not                    Sept. 1st, 2 BR, w/d hook-up,
                                                 more information.                        www.gravelrealestate.com         HARDWICK: Three bedroom
 the art facility. Beginner to                                                                                                                                     knowingly accept any advertising                $725 plus utilities, 1st, last,
                                                 PELUSO’S       PIZZA-  DRIVER                                             Cape home in Gilbertville Village,      for real estate which is in violation
 advanced. Ages 4 years to adult.                                                                                                                                                                                  security. No pets, no smokers.
                                                 needed     Full-time, part-time.
                                                                                           Thinking of selling?            recently    renovated,    multiple      of the law. All persons are hereby
 Boarding, sales and leasing also                                                                                                                                                                                  Call      (413)533-1943     for
                                                 Experienced pizza makers and
                                                                                            Call us today for a            garages. Nice yard. $169,000            informed      that    all   dwellings
 available. Convenient location at                                                                                                                                                                                 appointment.
                                                 grinder makers, Part-time Call
                                                                                          no cost, no obligation                                                   advertised are available on an
 Orion Farm in South Hadley.
 (413)532-9753                                   (413)331-3533.                              market value on               MONSON: Private homestead               equal opportunity basis.                        SOUTH HADLEY: 134 College
                                                                                               your home!                  with barn and pasture area. Three                                                       Street. Efficiency apt. AND 1
 www.orionfarm.net
                                                 REAL ESTATE SALES Positions                                               bedroom Cape set on 3.8 acres.                                                          Bedroom apt.; all utilities included.
                                                                                                ONLY $154,900              Minutes to Westview Creamery                                                            No pets. 413-533-3600
                                                 Available In Growing Firm. Will
       Help Wanted                                                                                                         Ice Cream. Bring your horses.
                                                                                                                                                                       FOR RENT
                                                 train. We offer the real estate                                                                                                                                   SOUTH HADLEY: 3 room, 1 BR
                                                 licensing   course    w/    tuition                                       $224,900                                                                                apt., 3rd floor, garage, LR, DR,
    AIDES- CNA/HHA/ LIVE-IN                      reimbursement to qualified agents.                                                                                                                                heat, HW! $700/ mo. No pets/
   Homecare Positions Available                  Call Art Ferrara at Landmark,                                             WARE – Well cared for Colonial,                                                         smoking. 1st/ last, $300 security
       Immediate Openings                        REALTORS for details 413-348-                                             newer kitchen, 2 new baths and                                                          deposit (413)533-4061.
           Flexible Hours                        5827. Courses in August and                                               updates that include boiler and          All real estate advertising in this            THREE RIVERS/ PALMER Cozy
         Insurance Benefit                       September.                                                                electrics. Four bedroom home with        newspaper is subject to the Federal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5 room house, move-in condition.
            Paid Vacation                                                               DESIRABLE        RESIDENTIAL       room for all. $157,000                   Fair Housing Act of 1968, which makes
                                                 SUNDAY       SCHOOL      FACILI-                                                                                   it illegal to advertise any preference,        Convenient location, w/d hook-up
     Mileage Reimbursement                                                              STREET is the setting for this 5
                                                 TATOR to prepare, promote, and                                                                                     limitation or discrimination based on          $950 plus utilities. Deposits. NO
           Referral Bonus                                                               room ranch featuring hardwood      WARREN: Recently renovated
                                                                                                                                                                    race, color, religion, sex, handicap,          PETS! (413)896-2513
    Apply at 1233 Westfield St.,                 teach      Sunday       mornings       floors, huge living room and       intown Colonial with in-law              familial status (number of children and
    West Springfield, MA 01089                   September thru May. $30/week.                                             possibilities, new kitchen with
        Call Visiting Angels                     Contact Belchertown UCC 413-
                                                                                        private sunroom overlooking
                                                                                                                           granite,       beautifully refinished
                                                                                                                                                                    or pregnancy), national origin, ancestry,
                                                                                                                                                                    age, marital status, or any intention to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Commercial Rentals
                                                                                        backyard!
           (413)733-6900                         323-7442 for more information.                                            floors, large lot with detached          make any such preference, limitation or        PALMER DOWNTOWN OFFICE
                                                                                                                           garage. $140,000                         discrimination.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   or retail. 1009 Central St. near
                                                 THE REWARDS ARE ENDLESS-               Evenings call:                                                              This newspaper will not knowingly accept       Main. 23’ frontage, 25’ deep, show
 AVON- SIGN UP online today.                                                                                                                                        any advertising for real estate that is in
                                                 become a foster parent! Call today                                          We need a few good houses.                                                            windows,     back    office,   fully
 Only $10 to start.                                                                     LORI FISHER        617-620-0027                                             violation of the law. Our readers are hereby
                                                 to learn about working with            APRIL ADAMS        413-495-2276         Call us for an accurate             informed that all dwellings advertising in     refurbished. $475 includes heat,
 www.start.youravon.com
                                                 children and adolescents with          COURTNEY SHAW      413-289-4450         FREE market analysis.               this newspaper are available on an equal       hot water. (413)283-7620.
 reference code vwhitten or call                                                        MERRIE BROWN       413-668-8190
                                                 special     emotional      needs.                                            413-967-6326/800-486-2121             opportunity basis. To complain about
 1-800-258-1815.                                                                        KAYE BOOTHMAN      413-477-6624                                             discrimination call The Department of          PALMER- 2000 SQ FT- High
                                                 Upcoming Fall training. Call           VALARIE WILLIAMS   413-658-5471
                                                                                                                                                                    Housing and Urban Development “ HUD”           Visibility Area- 2 Bays- Showroom/
                                                 Devereux Therapeutic Foster Care       TINA BURKE         978-434-6000    Dorrinda
 EXPERIENCED PAINTER 5 years                                                                                                                                        toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. For the N.E.      Office/     Storage-    Remodeled-
                                                 at 413-734-2493.                       JILL GRAVEL        413-364-7353    O’Keefe-Shea         978-434-1990
 minimum. Own transportation.                                                                                                                                       area, call HUD at 617-565-5308. The toll       $2500/ month- Breton Realty- 413-
 (413)335-6619.                                                                                                            Glenn Moulton        413-967-5463        free number for the hearing impaired is        283-6940
                                                                                                                           Ruth Vadnais         413-967-6326
                                                      Business Opp.                                                        Bob Chartier         774-200-3788
                                                                                                                                                                    1-800-927-9275.
 INSIDE SALES- APPAREL, Ad
 Specialties and digital signage                 LIQUOR STORE FOR sale,                LIVE “MORTGAGE-FREE” in this        Jill Stolgitis
                                                                                                                           Shalene
                                                                                                                                                413-477-8780                                                          Vacation Rentals
 Bolduc's Apparel, LLC/ Lil’ Dogs-               $640K sales, $140K lottery sales.     vintage home by renting out the                                             LUDLOW ONE SIDE of two family
                                                 Established location Westfield, MA    upstairs! Central Palmer location   Friedhaber           413-593-6656       house on 3 levels, 3 bedrooms,                  WARM WEATHER IS year round
 Agawam, MA. We are seeking an
                                                 $185K plus inventory (413)267-        with easy access to stores, post    Mary Hicks           508-612-4794       beautiful ceramic tiled kitchen w/              in Aruba. The water is safe, and
 energetic, positive person to build
                                                 0497.                                 office, churches, etc. Many         Alan Varnum          508-867-2727       stainless steel refrigerator &                  the dining is fantastic. Walk out to
 existing relationships and grow
                                                                                       upgrades. Has nice, wraparound      Jeff Toppin          774-200-7964       dishwasher, appliances, luxury                  the beach. 3-bedroom weeks
 new accounts. Must be able to
                                                                                       porch. Will sell “as-is.” Call      Christy Toppin       508-341-8934       bath, basement storage & free                   available. Sleeps 8. $3500. Email:
 multi-task, grasp new material
 quickly, handle a fast pace
                                                            Real Estate                (413)283-4913.                      Cheryl                                  laundry, lovely yard, great flooring,           carolaction@aol.com for more
                                                                                                                           Kaczmarski           413-348-0518       nice location. Natural gas heat.                information.
 environment, be organized &                     BEAUTIFUL 2096 SF custom
                                                                                                                           Bruce Martin         508-523-0114       $900. Available Sept 1. (413)548-

                                                                                         Make Sure
 detailed oriented and have                      ranch with open floor plan
                                                                                                                           Joe Chenevert        508-331-9031       8156.
 moderate computer skills. We                    surrounded by nature. Google                                                                                                                                           Autos Wanted
 offer a very competitive financial              ‘zillow 303 River Rd, SH’ $239K                                                                                   PALMER 1 BR. $695/mo. 1 mi to
 package with plenty of benefits!                B/O                                                                        Comm.Real Estate                                                                       $$$ AUTOS WANTED TOP Dollar

                                                                                         Pets Have
                                                                                                                                                                   Pike. Beautifully renovated. Off-
 Experience is not necessary; the                                                                                                                                                                                  paid for your unwanted cars,
                                                                                                                                                                   street   parking.   Utilities not
 right individual is! Please contact:                                                                                      ICE CREAM PARLOR/DINER or                                                               trucks, vans, big and small,
                                                                                                                                                                   included. Available Sept 1st.
 Jobs@lildogs.com and for more                                                                                             other retail with small house. Ski,                                                     running or not. Call 413-534-5400.
                                                                                                                                                                   (413)427-2706.

                                                                                           Plenty
 information        please      visit:                                                                                     hike, water sports, Whiteface,
 www.bolducs.com                                                                                                                                                                                                   CASH FOR CARS: Any            make,
                                                                                                                           Lake Champlain, NY on Exit 34, I-       PALMER 1ST FL, one bedroom,                     model or year. We pay          more!
                                                                                                                           87. $299,000 firm. 518-834-7575         kitchen, livingroom. heat & hot                 Running or not. Sell your     car or

                                                                                          to Drink
                                                                                                                           or 518-834-9900.                        water included. Nice. No pets                   truck today. Free towing!    Instant
                                                                                                                                                                   $800/ mo. No smoking. Storage.                  offer: 1-800-871-0654.
                                                                                                                                Mobile Homes                       (413) 627-5429


                                                                                            During                         WALES COUNTRY PARK by
                                                                                                                           lake, 14’x68’, 2 bedroom, large
                                                                                                                           kitchen with center island, central
                                                                                                                                                                   PALMER BONDSVILLE 1 bed
                                                                                                                                                                   $685 mo., includes heat & HW,
                                                                                                                                                                   renovated, parking available, on-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Boats
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   VERY RARE 1987 Hydrostream


                                                                                        Hot Weather
                                                                                                                                                                   site laundry. No pets. Available                Voyager 21’ open bow, 230HP I/O
                                                                                                                           air, patio, deck, 2 sheds $29,900.
                                                                                                                                                                   June 1st (413)736-8987                          with trailer & ski equipment. Good
                                                                                                                           (413)593-9961
                       s                                                                                                                                                                                           condition $3500.00
            al Fact
                                                                                                                           DASAP.MHVILLAGE.COM.
      Person % Daily Value           †
                                                                                                                                                                   PALMER ONE BR, 1st and 2nd fl,                  (413)209-6879.
                                                                                                                                                                   stove, refrigerator, off- street
                      39g
                                  100%
                                              Are you made                                                                           For Rent                      parking. No pets. 1st/ last month’s
             itment                100%
       Comm                                                                                                                                                        rent. (413)433-1856.
                                                                                                                           3 BR DUPLEX in Agawam.
       Energy
        Charac
               46g
               ter 42g
                                   100%
                                  g 100%
                                              for ALDI?                                                                    $1,200/ mo plus security and
                                                                                                                                                                   PALMER. LARGE 4 BR $1,100,
                          thic 38
                Work E               100%     Cashiers                                                                     utilities. (413)786-7494.
        Strong                                                                                                                                                     w/d hook-up, eat-in kitchen,
                         g
         Reliab
                ility 44                      $52K per
                                              $52K per year
                                                       year
                                              $12.25 per hour                                                                                                      pantry, yard. Pet OK, off-street
                                                                                                                           PALMER        THREE      RIVERS.
                                              Shift Managers                                                                                                       parking. (413)265-4712, (413)283-
                                                                                                                           Country Manor apartments, 2
                                              $16.50 per hour                                                              bdrm, $730 month. All units renov.
                                                                                                                                                                   4898, (617)833-7540
   It takes a unique person.            Manager Trainees                                                                   w/disposal,          dishwashers,       PALMER. LG. STUDIO. Laundry
   Someone who’s dedicated.             $25.00 per hour                                                                    microwave, elec. range, carpets.        on premises, off-street parking,
   Who excels in a supported,           Potential Manager Salary                                                           Parking, fishing and playground.        w/w carpeting, quiet, convenient
   team-oriented environment.                                                                                              Cats okay. Call (413)283-9472.
   And is ready to do what it takes
                                        $75K+                                                                                                                      location. (413)454-1201.

   to earn the rewards – like higher
   wages, generous vacation time,        Hiring Event
   and great benefits – that come
   from a successful career at ALDI.
   With more than 30 years in the
                                         for our Springfield and soon to open
                                         West Springfield, Chicopee and
                                         Hartford County locations
                                                                                                                                We’re apples to oranges
   industry, we are the leading          Saturday, August 17th
   select-assortment grocer and one 8am-12pm & 3pm-7pm
   of the largest food retailers in the ALDI, 25 Hazard Ave.,
   world, with over 4,000 locations.
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                                                                                    Reminder                                                                              August 16, 2013




Hannah Adams, Jeff Rainaud and Katy Chevalier complete the test at the Water ecostation        Stephanie Ladas, Cassandra McClafin and Katy Chevalier identify trees at the Forest ecosta-
                                                                                               tion.


All About The Environment                                                                                            SOUTH HADLEY - More than 250 Bay State teenagers from 30
                                                                                                                  Massachusetts towns and cities participated in an Envirothon earlier
                                                                                                                  in the summer at Borderland State Park in North Easton. The event
                                                                                                                  was coordinated by a committee of state and federal environmental
                                                                                                                  agencies, conservation districts, non-profit organizations and aca-
                                                                                                                  demic institutions. A number of South Hadley students participated,
                                                                                                                  rotating through ecostations and presentations,




                                                                                                                                                                        TOWN REMINDER SUBMITTED PHOTOS
(Left to right) Sylvia Cooley, coach, Jeff Rainaud, Lizzy Hollering, Katy Chevalier, Cassandra McClafin, Hannah    Cassandra McClafin, Stephanie Ladas and Lizzy Hollering identify trees at
Adams and Stephanie Lada, all from South Hadley High School.                                                       the Forest ecostation.

                                                                                                                                                                                     (Left to
                                                                                                                                                                                  right) Lizzy
                                                                                                                                                                                  Hollering
                                                                                                                                                                                  and Steph-
                                                                                                                                                                                  anie Ladas
                                                                                                                                                                                  consult a
                                                                                                                                                                                  forestry
                                                                                                                                                                                  guidebook
                                                                                                                                                                                  at       the
                                                                                                                                                                                  Forest eco-
                                                                                                                                                                                  station.




   August 17, 2013                                                       • nearly 100 associate degree                        Hannah
                                                                                                                              Adams
   8 AM - Noon - Register Now!                                            and certificate options                             and Katy
                                                                                                                              Chevalier
                                                                         • personalized support services                      at the
                                                                          to help you succeed                                 Wildlife
                                                                                                                              ecosta-
                                                                         • convenient day, twilight,                          tion.
                                                                          evening, weekend, and online
                                                                          classes
                                                                         • transfer opportunities to four-
                                                                          year colleges and universities
                                                                         • sports teams & fitness facility
                                                                                                                                                                                    South Had-
                                                                         • financial assistance and                                                                                 ley High
                                                                          payment plans                                                                                             School stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                    dent Cas-
                                                                                                                                                                                    sandra

     Fall semester classes                                                                                                                                                          McClafin
                                                                                                                                                                                    measures
                                                                                                                                                                                    the height
     begin September 3.                                                                                                                                                             of a tree at
                                                                                                                                                                                    the Forest

     (413) 552-2321                                                                        www.hcc.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                    ecostation.

				
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