Vo l . 4 2 N o . 4 1 • We e k of April 15, 2011 • 413-536-5333 • FREE
Va Va Volkswagen! Young resident
saves life of friend
Uses heimlich maneuver to dislodge candy
BY KRISTIN WILL
Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH HADLEY -
His quick reaction and
skills learned from Michael
E. Smith Middle School’s
health and wellness classes
allowed 13-year-old Chad
McKenna to save the life of
friend and peer, 11-year-old
During December vaca-
tion, the two were hanging
out at McKenna’s house.
According to McKenna,
the two boys were laying
down on the ground eating
All of a sudden, TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY KRISTIN WILL
Grochowalski began to
choke on the candy. “I Thirteen-year-old Chad McKenna,
turned to him and I did the (left) and 11-year-old Matt
TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY KRISTIN WILL Grochowalski (right) show off
choking sign,” said
Grochowalski. “He came McKenna’s award from the State
No third wheel here! Resident Wayne Monat fuels up his yellow Volkswagen trike, which averages 30 miles to Fire Marshall. McKenna saved
the gallon, during Monday’s sunny afternoon to take his wife out for their first ride of the year together. Grochowalski’s life after he choked
Please see SAVE, page 9 on a gobstopper.
Selectboard Fire fighters battle electrical fire in apartment
approves BY KRISTIN WILL
Staff Writer, email@example.com Early
FY12 budget, SOUTH HADLEY – Multiple
kitchen appliances plugged into a single
use of tasers power strip is what officials deem the
most likely cause of an apartment elec-
trical fire early Saturday morning.
out in the
kitchen of a
BY KRISTIN WILL Fire District 2 was called to the Green
Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Village Green 18-unit apartment com- apartment.
plex, located at 5 Hadley Street near the
SOUTH HADLEY -Last Village Commons and the Yarde House,
Thursday’s Selectboard meeting saw at 1:42 a.m. Saturday morning. A single
the approval of two major items unit on the third floor in the back of the
which previously drew much complex had caught fire, beginning in
debate. the kitchen on a counter top. Fire
A Fiscal Year 2012 operating District 2 Chief David Keefe said the
budget of $39,413,134 for the town fire was hot enough “to blow out the
was approved, which was $306,905 windows.” roof structure.
less than last year’s operating budg- An adjacent porch area just outside Keefe called the fire fighters’ entry
et. Town Administrator Paul the kitchen also caught fire, which “very aggressive and very quick.” Fire
Beecher asked department heads to eventually spread to the attic. District 2 fire fighters extinguished the
level fund their budgets for FY12, Fire District 1 was called for their flames inside the apartment and porch,
which essentially required them to ladder truck. All of their off-duty fire and then began to move into the attic
mimic the previous year’s budgets. fighters were called in and the entire space by pulling down the ceiling to
Those who could were asked to pro- department was on standby. Granby was access the flames.
vide budgets with a five percent called for a pump truck and Holyoke Simultaneously, Fire District 1 fire
reduction. Because many depart- was called for an additional ladder truck. fighters were sent to the roof to cut a TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY KRISTIN WILL
They were asked to be prepared to help The fire’s flames burned so hot windows in
Please see SELECTBOARD, page 13 South Hadley fight the fire if it expand- the apartment blew out.
ed into additional attic space or into the Please see FIRE, page 17
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• LOCAL NEWS . . . . . . . . . . . .2
• OPINION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
• CALENDAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
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• GRANBY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
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Training for disaster...
Fire fighters from both South Hadley districts, Granby, Hadley and Westover Air Force Base participate in Rapid Intervention Team [RIT]
initiative training held at Fire District 2 throughout the month. The series of hands-on, practical classes immerse the fire fighters in
worst-case scenarios involving their own. The classes held at the station prepare the fire fighters for a culminating day of physically
and mentally challenging scenarios held at Westover Air Force Base April 23. Pick up next week’s edition of The Town Reminder to read
an article about this training.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Pantry weekly wish list
The South Hadley Neighbors stream of key nutritional assistance, the United Methodist Church at 30 Carew
Helping Neighbors Food Pantry is con- food pantry will provide The Town Street, South Hadley Falls, and can be
tinually seeking donations of both Reminder with a weekly list of items reached at (413) 532-0500.
money and food items. Serving more the pantry is particularly low on for
than 70 families, with that number ris- that week. The Town Reminder will WEEKLY WISH LIST FOR
ing weekly, many staple food items print this list each week, appearing on APRIL 15
quickly disappear from the pantry’s page 2 or 3. The Neighbors Helping
shelves. In order to provide a steady Neighbors Food Pantry is located at the Juice • Beef stew
14 Corned beef hash •Canned meats
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April 15, 2011 TOWN●
Tanya Gets You Fit
promises to do just that
BY KRISTIN WILL on her own. She searched for locations in
Staff Writer, email@example.com which she could create her own studio. She fell
in love with her current location after her
GRANBY – If you’re looking to get in shape father prompted her to check it out in
with help from a personal trainer, look no fur- December.
ther than local lady Tanya Ryan of Tanya Gets All of her clients from her previous gym fol-
You Fit. lowed Ryan to her new location, Tanya Gets
Ryan recently opened a personal training You Fit. As she had helped them sculpt their
studio in Granby, completely outfitted with every bodies, they helped her shape her new studio –
machine needed to help clients shed unwanted from plumbing to painting. “I didn’t think it
pounds and build up muscle. There, she offers would happen right away,” she said of starting
one-on-one, partner and small group personal her own business. Ryan received the key for the
training by appointment only. Each workout is building in February and held a grand opening
tailored to the individual client’s needs. party April 2.
Helping others become healthier is some- “I think anyone can benefit from a trainer,” she
thing Ryan has always loved to do. She got her said, explaining that a trainer can show a client
start in the fitness industry at a young age. At the proper way to perform an exercise, as well as
14 years old, she worked at the Holyoke YMCA hold the client accountable. “I’m always helping
where she took kickboxing classes. Inspired by people who never worked out before,” she said.
her teacher, Ryan asked how to instruct classes. Tanya Gets You Fit is offering grand opening
The teacher took Ryan under her wing. Two specials up until May 1. Interested residents can
years later, the YMCA needed to fill an instruc- purchase a one-hour session for $45 and receive
tor position and asked Ryan if she would like it. a second session for $20. Six half-hour sessions,
Eagerly, she said, “Yes.” Ryan graduated from originally $130, are offered at $99. Additionally,
Holyoke Community College in 2008 where the studio is offering $10 for a one-hour train-
she received a degree in Applied Exercise ing per client in a group training of five clients.
Science. She has accumulated many certifica- For businesses located within five miles of
tions, including personal training, Zumba, Bosu, Tanya Gets You Fit, the studio is offering 15 per-
Pilates, injury prevention and BodyPump cent off of any training package over $100 and $10
through the Aerobic Fitness Association of per client for one hour of personal group training
America [AFAA] and the American Red Cross. of three to five people. These expire May 2.
Ryan trained at various gyms in the area and The Tanya Gets You Fit studio is located at
began instructing group exercise classes at the 54 West State St., Granby. Call (413) 427-7350
South Hadley Town Hall. When the last gym or email Tanya at firstname.lastname@example.org to TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY KRISTIN WILL
at which she worked let go of all of its personal schedule an appointment. For more informa-
trainers, Ryan knew it was time to branch out tion, visit www.tanyagetsyoufit.com. Tanya Ryan, owner of Tanya Gets You Fit.
Governor Patrick to read from memoir at Mt. Holyoke
HOLYOKE— Governor Deval
Patrick will read from his recently
Picknelly Adult and Family Education
Center (PAFEC) in downtown Holyoke
CURTAIN SHOP HOULE FAMILY
released memoir, “A Reason To Believe:
Lessons From An Improbable Life,”
April 22, from 7 to 8 p.m. in Chapin
will be held at 6 p.m. in the New York
Room, Mary Woolley Hall. Tickets to
the reception are $50 and may be pur-
Curtains & Home Decor
Auditorium at Mount Holyoke College.
A pre-reading reception to benefit the
chased at the Odyssey Bookshop in
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Reminder April 15, 2011
CONNECTIONS after-school programs form strong five-college partnerships
SUBMITTED BY SHAYLA HAZARD volunteers organized by Rebecca Engell and Yadira For more information about this program, please
Santiago, two Community-based Learning Fellows at contact:
HOLYOKE - This year, CONNECTIONS after- Mount Holyoke College’s Weissman Center for *Jorge L. Castellano, Director Connections After-
school programs are taking advantage of the surround- Leadership and the Liberal Arts, overseen by Alan School Programs (413) 313-7710
ing five colleges and have more than 120 college stu- Bloomgarden. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
dents who come to Holyoke to tutor/mentor after- Morgan Elementary School has a partnership with *Sarah Spence, Assistant Director Connections
school at least once per week. The goals of the new both Hampshire College and Holyoke Community After-School Programs (413) 478-6132
internship program are to build strong relationships College. Hampshire College supports more than fifteen (email@example.com)
between tutors and youth as well as stimulate interest college students by providing transportation from
in the youth’s academic achievement. Amherst to Holyoke every week. Kelly Elementary
The college students are making quite a difference
in the lives of young people. They provide students
School partners with the UMass Community Service
Learning Department which provides over 50 students
Rabies Clinic scheduled for
with personalized attention from a caring adult, one- with the opportunity to tutor as part of a service Saturday, April 16
on-one tutoring help in math and ELA and opportuni- requirement for multicultural education class taught by
ties for sharing educational pursuits. As a result of the Nat Turner. SOUTH HADLEY – A rabies clinic will be
college intern program, CONNECTIONS director, Jorge Castellano said, “The tutors enhance the pro- held Saturday, April 16 from 1to 2 p.m. at the
Jorge Castellano believes that the program's youngsters gram by contributing fresh ideas of ways to make the District 1 Fire Department. This clinic is open to
have higher educational aspirations, a greater desire to program even better.” The tutors have also formed South Hadley residents only. The cost is $10 per
do well in school and higher self-esteem. meaningful supportive relationships with the youth of animal. The Clerk/Treasurer's Office will also be
College students have appreciated the opportunity Holyoke. Jen Bergus a sophomore at UMass reflected on available for dog licensing. The cost for licensing is
to work in the after-school program, which comple- her experience as a tutor and said, “There is so much I $10 for spayed/neutered animals (with certificate)
ments their college classroom experiences. As Sasha like about working with CONNECTIONS. I appreciate and $15 per animal for non spayed/neutered.
Correa, an Education Major at HCC, said, “Hearing the program because not only do I see its importance in
stories of the children’s hardships is very eye opening Holyoke, but it integrates the community.”
and surprising. I know these are impressionable years It is clear that CONNECTIONS is making a quite
for them and it motivates me to do more.” an impact on the children in the program and the col- Historical stories and pictures
Peck Middle School currently has over 35 college lege students in the local community.
presented by MHC archivist
SOUTH HADLEY – Mt. Holyoke College
Archives presents “Fires and Friendship: South
Hadley and Mount Holyoke College, at the South
Hadley Public Library on Monday, April 25, 6:30
p.m. Join Patricia Albright, Mt. Holyoke Archives
Librarian as she presents historical stories and pic-
tures on the students and the town of South Hadley.
The library is located at 27 Bardwell St. For more
information call 538-5045.
American Cancer Society’s ‘Look
Good, Feel Better’ set for April 25
REGION - Sister Caritas Cancer Center at Mercy
Medical Center will host the American Cancer
Get your green thumbs in gear right here! Society’s “Look Good, Feel Better,” on Monday April
25 from 4 to 6 p.m., 271 Carew Street in Springfield.
“Look Good, Feel Better” is a free program that teach-
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help them cope with appearance-related side effects
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Fertilizers/Soils and Gifts, Gifts & More Gifts Sara Mutch at 413-493-2155.
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which are non-medical and do not promote any product
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informative, and enjoyable first step toward renewed
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April 15, 2011 TOWN●
Volunteers sought for Connecticut Burning permits to be
issued by fire departments
River water quality monitoring SOUTH HADLEY - Effective immediately, resi-
dents seeking burning permits should go to their local
REGION - The Pioneer Valley Planning to go out into the field and collect five to 10 sam- fire department instead of Town Hall. The responsi-
Commission (PVPC), in partnership with the ples during dry weather on weekday mornings. bility for issuing burning permits has been transferred
Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) and Sampling will be conducted to try to identify from town departments to the chiefs of South Hadley’s
Water Resources Research Center at the University of sources of bacteria, and will take place as weather two fire districts.
Massachusetts, is seeking volunteers to participate in a allows. Until his retirement in October of 2010, responsi-
water quality monitoring project on the Connecticut To volunteer for tributary sampling, please contact bility for issuing burning permits belonged to long-
River and its tributaries. Water quality monitoring will Andrea Donlon at CRWC at (413) 772-2020 ext. 205 time Forest Warden John MacLean, who was first
be done in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin coun- or firstname.lastname@example.org. appointed in 1988 and served continuously for more
ties. To prepare for the water quality sampling, volun- than 20 years. While MacLean technically issued the
Eight locations along the mainstem of the teers can attend one of two training sessions scheduled permits, they could be obtained at Town Hall in the
Connecticut River will be monitored on a weekly basis. for Thursday, April 21, 5:30 p.m. at the Jones Ferry Building Department and Selectboard office.
Volunteers will be asked to go to a site each River Access Center, Jones Ferry Road, in Holyoke Following his retirement, the Selectboard opted to
Wednesday first thing in the morning, collect a sample, (training geared to weekly main stem sampling) or appoint Fire District Number 1 Chief Robert R.
and bring it to the Pioneer Valley Planning Tuesday April 26, 5:30 p.m. at the offices of the Authier and Fire District Number 2 Chief David Keefe
Commission’s office in Springfield. Connecticut River Watershed Council, 15 Bank Row, as Deputy Forest Wardens, allowing them to assume
The monitoring project—now in its fourth year— in Greenfield (training geared to tributary sampling). this responsibility on behalf of the town. (Per state
results in water quality data that provides a more com- This year’s water quality monitoring project is fund- law, the Forest Warden is an appointed position and
plete picture of the river’s health and understanding ed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency technically a town employee.) The Selectboard also
about sources of contamination. Water quality infor- under a Targeted Watershed Initiative grant and with appointed Evan Briant as Forest Warden to coordinate
mation is posted shortly after sampling at Federal Funds from the Environmental Protection additional responsibilities related to open burning,
http://www.umass.edu/tei/mwwp/ctrivermonitoring.ht Agency (EPA) to the Massachusetts Department of such as the starting of back fires to combat woodland
ml and is useful not only for recreational users who Environmental Protection (the Department) under an fires. In Massachusetts, open burning is allowed from
have direct contact with the waters, but for local, state, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 January 15 to May 1 by permit only. In South Hadley,
and federal officials in addressing combined sewer over- Section 604(b) Water Quality Management Planning anywhere from 200 to 300 burning permits are issued
flow discharges and stormwater flows. Grant. The contents do not necessarily reflect the each year.
Sites on the river’s mainstem where volunteers are views and policies of EPA or of the Department, nor The fire districts will begin issuing burning permits
needed are: does the mention of trade names or commercial prod- effective April 1. The charge for a permit, which is
• Jones Ferry Boat Ramp, Holyoke ucts constitute endorsement or recommendation for good for the entire season, will remain $10.
• Medina Street Boat Ramp, Chicopee use.
• Davitt Bridge, Chicopee
• Berchulski Fisherman Access Site, Chicopee
• Pioneer Valley Yacht Club, Longmeadow
• Pynchon Point Park, Agawam
Take a hike for Habitat takes place May 1
• North End Bridge/Bassett Marina Boat Launch, HOLYOKE - Take a hike, for Habitat for Humanity welcome.
Springfield on Sunday, May 1at Mt. Tom State Reservation in To register, Hikers must raise a minimum of $25 per
To volunteer for mainstem sampling, please contact Holyoke. A rolling start time is 9 to 11 a.m., ending person. Online registration is now available at Hike for
Patty Gambarini at PVPC, (413) 781-6045, ext. 333 or with a picnic at the Pavillion at 1 p.m.! Enjoy the start Habitat. This years Hike for Habitat is the first of three
email@example.com. of spring by getting outside and participating in the events in the Fitness for Families Series. For more
In addition to sampling on the Connecticut River’s annual Hike for Habitat! information about the series, please visit www.fitness-
mainstem, bacteria sampling and possible source track- Form a hike team! Hike with your friends, your fam- forfamilies.org.
ing will be done on several tributaries in Northampton, ily, your co-workers, your classmates - anyone who
Deerfield, Greenfield and Gill/Montague. Volunteers wants to lace up their boots to raise money for Habitat.
will need to have a flexible schedule that allows them Don't have a team? No problem. Individual hikers are
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BY JOHN ZWISLER South Hadley Historical Society • SouthHadleyHistoricalSociety@comcast.net • G u e s t C o l u m n i s t
KEITH TURLEY The Bardwells
The Bardwell family played an important out. They brought with them their son already had a grist mill on Main Street and
VICE PRESIDENT role in the early industrial history of South Alonzo who was still living with them. brought lump salt from Nantucket and
OF PUBLICATIONS Hadley Falls and the trade for which the Falls Josiah was a trusted clerk of Jonathan ground it here. The new company put the
DOUGLAS L. TURLEY was the center of activity during the first half Dwight of Springfield, who ran the largest ground salt into cloth bags each containing a
of the 19th century. Through hard work, wholesale and retail mercantile business in specific weight, a real help for the housewife.
shrewd management and investment they the valley. Dwight selected Josiah to man- The bags were made by the women of the vil-
VICE PRESIDENT acquired a good deal of property and wealth. age a store in South Hadley Falls, which lage.
OF MANUFACTURING They were public spirited and took part in had been established a few years before by Joshiah was a founder of the Bardwell, Ely
JACK MEAD the church and town affairs. It is said a Daniel Lombard. Lombard had died, leav- Co., a company that controlled nearly all the
Robert Bardwell came from London to ing his widow and a daughter. Bardwell river freighting business. The headquarters
EXECUTIVE EDITOR Boston in about 1667 and settled in Hatfield. made a success of the business and married were in Canal Village with a large warehouse
TIM KANE His grandson Joseph ended up in Mrs. Maria Lombard in June 1818. In the where the South Hadley Electric Light Co. is
Belchertown where he and his wife Sybil next sixteen years they would have nine now, and they boated for South Hadley and
EDITOR raised a family of nine children all who lived children. Northampton and adjacent towns.
KRISTIN WILL to maturity. Of interest are two of their sons Josiah owned a strip of land between the Alonzo Bardwell, shortly after coming
Josiah and Alonzo who removed to South Connecticut River and the South Hadley here, married Harriet white of South Hadley
Hadley. Canal from the present dam to Buttery and they proceeded to have nine children.
SPORTS EDITOR Josiah married Lucretia Bishop and they Brook. In 1824 he sold a portion to the Nine seemed to be the norm at that time.
Dave Forbes had one child Eliza who would marry Joseph Howard and Lathrop Paper Mill and in 1831 He bought two acres of land on the north
Carew. Lucretia died in 1813 leaving Josiah he sold land for the Ames Paper Mill. In side of the present Gaylord Street with
CORRESPONDENTS with a three-year-old daughter to raise. At 1845 Josiah, his son-in-law Joseph Carew, water privileges from Buttery Brook. The
Jason Cook this time, his mother and father, Joseph and and David Damon of Northampton founded property had a wood frame building on it
Sybil, came to South Hadley probably to help the Bardwell Damon Co. to sell salt. Josiah that he used to establish a tannery. He oper-
Scott Feldman ated this for many years until the building
burned down. Alonzo then built a factory
Jamie Joslyn Commentary for manufacturing farming tools. After that
burned down he erected a saw and grist mill
on the site. When this mill burned to the
ADVERTISING ground it was not rebuilt. It was believed
DIRECTOR that the three fires stemmed from Alonzo’s
outspoken opposition to the sale of liquor in
Beth Baker the village. He was a church deacon, a
strong advocate of temperance and an
ADVERTISING SALES ardent abolitionist who aided the under-
Guy Demers ground railroad. He was one of a group who
bought the Canal Tavern to stop it from
GRAPHICS being used as a barroom and it was sold to
the Glasgow Company.
MANAGER In April of 1850 the legislature made
Stephanie Hadley Alonzo Bardwell, Charles Peck and
James Clapp a corporation under the
name of the South Hadley Falls Bridge
CIRCULATION Company to erect a toll bridge connect-
MANAGER ing Holyoke and South Hadley Falls.
Charlann Griswold The bridge charter was renewed in 1855
and again in 1866 due to the fact that
Holyoke found excuses to delay the
beginning of work. Alonzo died a bitterly
disappointed man, as the bridge was not
constructed until four years after his
death. Alonzo was an incorporator of the
Hampshire Paper Co., an incorporator
and officer of the Glasgow Co. and one of
the town’s largest landowners.
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April 15, 2011 TOWN●
Where is it? Nussbaum to give MHC
Alphabet style commencement address
ach week, we’ve been presenting readers with a SOUTH HADLEY - Philosopher and ing us as we celebrate our graduates
photo of a distinctive object or well-known land- author Martha Nussbaum will give the and their role as the next generation of
mark located somewhere in South Hadley. Now commencement address and receive an women leaders."
it’s time for something a little different to mix things honorary degree at the 174th Mount Nussbaum received her B.A. from
up a bit. Holyoke College commencement on New York University, where she studied
For 26 weeks, we’re going to feature a photo of a Sunday, May 22. Honorary degrees will theater and classics before moving on to
letter of the alphabet found on a local sign in town. also be presented that day to former Harvard University to earn her M.A.
The letter pictured may be at the beginning, middle or Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice and Ph.D. in philosophy. Prior to mov-
end of a word in a sign. The letters will appear in Margaret Marshall, California educator ing to the University of Chicago, she
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Think you know where it is? Readers are encouraged to submit their guesses to noted biologist and sustainability devel- universities. From 1986 to 1993, she
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In order to qualify for the weekly contest, entries must be received by noon the Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Research in Helsinki, a part of the
Wednesday after publication. If more than one correct answer is received, the Ethics at the University of Chicago, is a United Nations University. Her exten-
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In announcing the selection of Social Justice” (2000)--have brought
So, where was it? Nussbaum, Mount Holyoke President her wide recognition in her field and
Last week’s “Where Is It” photo was taken of the “H” in Lynn Pasquerella said, "Martha pro- numerous honors. Her 1986 book “The
the Halfway House Lounge sign located on Newton Street. vides one of the clearest and most Fragility of Goodness,” on ancient
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tor Elton Braithwaite teaches introduc- 16. Raffles, arts, crafts, petting zoo, alpacas,
MOUNT HOLYOKE AND HAR- Improbable Life’. Chapin Auditorium,
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secure your spot. 538-5045. 8-10:30 a.m. $5, kids are 1/12 price.
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APRIL 15-17 HADLEY. South Hadley Board of
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COMEDY/PLAY. HCC Players Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 1-2 p.m. easy pace. Dress for rocky, uneven foot-
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classical dance, contemporary dance
theater stylistic movements and folk EASTER EGG HUNT AND HAT
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Loomis Village Auditorium, 20 Bayon Recreation Department’s annual East Egg
Dr., South Hadley, Sun., April 17 at 3 Hunt and Hat Parade will be held
p.m. Saturday, April 23 at Buttery Brook Park.
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MONDAY, APRIL 18 not be late, the eggs go quickly! This
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Approx 2.75 miles, paved surface, Was You.
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If he didn’t [know what to
over to me, picked me up and did the do] I wouldn’t be here right now.
The procedure, as well as the choking
sign, are taught during the school’s
health and wellness classes. “I just kept
doing it to him,” said McKenna, until
the gobstopper was
G r o c h o w a l s k i ’s m o u t h . W h e n
Grochowalski showed him the uni-
versal sign for choking, which is to
witnessed many people unwilling to step
into similar situations and take action.
“It’s great that you stepped up and did
p u t o n e ’s h a n d s t o t h e t h r o a t , something,” he told McKenna. Authier
Mckenna knew it was serious. “He agreed. “This young man really did step
never really jokes about that,” said up. For someone to understand and
McKenna. know what to do in that situation, it’s
Both boys are quiet individuals, and amazing.”
did not make a big deal about the inci- Grochowalski’s father, Brian, said he
dent after it happened. When asking her was extremely relieved McKenna
son what he had done that day, Patty knew what to do. “I think it was
Chad McKenna poses with his family, who attended a celebratory assembly held at the Michael
McKenna said Chad nonchalantly said great,” he said. In regard to the cur-
he had saved Grochowalski from chok- E. Smith Middle School in his honor April 8.
riculum taught in the school’s health
ing. “I asked him, ‘How did you know and wellness classes, he said, “It’s defi-
what to do?’ and he said, ‘Health class, Smith Middle School, an assembly was a “Young Hero” t- shirt. Also join- nitely better training than when I was
Mom.’” Patty, a nurse, thought she was held to honor McKenna. To loud ing him on stage were Michael E. a kid. I didn’t learn this until I was in
the only one in their household who whoops, hollers and many rounds of Smith Middle School Principal high school.”
knew how to perform the heimlich applause, he was presented with a Erica Faginski-Stark, Fire District 1 The person whom is most grateful for
maneuver. “I’m impressed,” she said. commendation from Jennifer L. C h i e f R o b e r t A u t h i e r, C a p t a i n McKenna’s knowledge is Grochowalski
“I’m very proud of him. I know that I’m Meith representing the State Fire Leonard Pietras and Fire District 2 himself. “I’m really happy,” said
safe.” Marshall. McKenna is one of Captain William Selkirk. Grochowalski. “If he didn’t [know what
On Friday, April 8 at the Michael E. approximately 200 youths to receive Selkirk said in his 32-year career, he has to do] I wouldn’t be here right now.”
At the libraries
THE CIRCUS WITH A PURPOSE!
Federal Archivist presents “Finding “Local Realtors Serving
your immigrant ancestors” at library
SOUTH HADLEY $132,000
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present "Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors” on
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Reminder April 15, 2011
TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY MASSACHUSETTS
LEGAL NOTICES SELECTBOARD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Chapter 138 of the General Laws of
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that the Town of South Hadley
Selectboard will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 7:15
p.m. in the Selectboard Meeting Room of Town Hall, 116 Main Street,
South Hadley, MA upon the application for a change of manager, transfer of
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY MASSACHUSETTS stock and new officer/director for an All Alcoholic Restaurant Liquor
TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY, MASSACHUSETTS PLANNING BOARD License held by Colonel Woodbridge’s Tavern, Inc., d/b/a The Yarde House
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Food & Spirit, 3 Hadley Street, South Hadley, MA 01075, Scott D. Marshall,
ZONING BYLAW REVISIONS PROJECT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Per order of the South Hadley Selectboard
The Town of South Hadley, Massachusetts, acting through its Planning The South Hadley Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Monday,
Board, the awarding authority is requesting proposals from qualified April 25, 2011 at 6:45 p.m. in Room 204 of the Town Hall to discuss the Robert G. Judge, Chair
Consultants for preparation of revisions to its Zoning Bylaw based on the request of DM Towing, LLC; 254 Old Lyman Road; South Hadley, MA 01075 Francis J. DeToma, Vice-Chair
recently adopted Master Plan. Proposals will be received by the Town for a waiver of Site Plan Review under Section 12 of the Town of South
Hadley Zoning By-Law.
Bruce S. MacCullagh, Clerk
Planner, 116 Main Street, Suite 204, South Hadley, MA 01075. The RFP John R. Hine, Member
may be obtained at said office. All proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. on May Marilyn G. Ishler, Member
The applicant is seeking waiver of Site Plan Review approval to allow use
27, 2011. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to
of the property for U-Haul rental business in conjunction with the existing
waive minor informalities, and intends to award the project to the most towing business office. The subject property is located at 254 Old Lyman Publication: Friday, April 15, 2011
advantageous proposer with a responsible and responsive proposal as Road and identified on Assessor’s Map Number #8 as Parcels #101, #105,
detailed in the RFP. Copies of the RFP may be obtained from Richard L and #115.
Harris, AICP, Town Planner, 116 Main Street, Suite 204, South Hadley, MA
01075 between the hours of 8:30 – 4:30 or may be e-mailed upon a The letter of request may be viewed at the office of the Planning Board
request to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information please call during normal office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
413-538-5011 or email to email@example.com.
TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY MASSACHUSETTS
Any person interested or wishing to be heard regarding this application CONSERVATION COMMISSION
PLANNING BOARD should appear at the time and place designated. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY The South Hadley Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting
Joan Rosner, Chair Mark Cavanaugh, Clerk pursuant to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL Chapter 131, Section 40 and
Richard Harris, Town Planner South Hadley Planning Board
the South Hadley local wetlands bylaw, to consider a Request for
Publication: Friday, April 15, 2011; Friday, April 22, 2011 Determination filed by Redcliffe Canoe Club for an existing pier/dock on the
Jennifer L. Wolowicz Connecticut River Chapter 91 Simplified Waterways License at 76 Canal
Chief Procurement Officer St., South Hadley, MA (Map 20 Parcel 57)
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 7:15 p.m. in
Published: Friday, April 15, 2011; Friday, April 22, 2011 the Selectboard Meeting Room in the South Hadley Town Hall, 116 Main
Street. Copies of the Request for Determination are on file in the
Conservation Commission office, Room 205, in the Town Hall, and are
available to the public for inspection.
Any person interested or wishing to be heard should appear at the
time and place designated.
Deadline for legal notices is Tuesday at noon John Fleming
Conservation Chair Publication: Friday, April 15, 2011
April 7, 2011
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
To: Sandra Selkirk., Clerk of said District:
You are hereby directed to notify the inhabitants of Fire District No., 2 in the Town of South Hadley and the Town of Granby qualified to vote in
District affairs to meet at the Headquarters Building at 20 Woodbridge Street on Monday, May 2nd, 2011 at 7:00 o’clock in the evening then and there,
to act on the following articles:
ARTICLE 1 To hear and act upon the reports of ARTICLE 11 To see if the District will vote to raise and appropriate, or transfer from available ARTICLE 34 No Motion
the officers of the District, and to give recogni- authorize the Treasurer, with approval of the funds, or from departmental receipts, a sum of ARTICLE 35 To see if the District will vote to
tion’s. Prudential Committee, to borrow in anticipation of money to be used for Water Department payroll. raise and appropriate or transfer from available
ARTICLE 2 To see if the District will vote to raise the revenue for the twelve month period begin- Recommended Amount $219,390.00 funds, or from departmental receipts, a sum of
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds, ning July 1, 2011 in accordance with General ARTICLE 23 No motion. money to be used as payment of principle and
and/or from departmental receipts, a sum of Laws, amended, and to renew any note or notes interest for the Water Department Capital Expense
as may be given for a period of less than one year ARTICLE 24 To see if the District will vote to
money for the Administrative Payroll and Elected raise and appropriate, or transfer from available debt.
Officials Salary Account for the twelve month in accordance with General Laws, Chapter 44, Recommended Amount $68,350.00
Section 17. funds, or from departmental receipts, a sum of
period beginning July 1, 2011. money to be used for Water Department ARTICLE 36 To see if the District will vote to
Recommended Amount $96,970.00 ARTICLE 12 To see if the District will vote to Consulting Services. raise and appropriate, or transfer from available
ARTICLE 3 To see if the District will vote to raise raise and appropriate or transfer from available Recommended Amount $10,000.00 funds, or from departmental receipts, a sum of
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds, funds, a sum of money to be used for Capital money to be added to the Water Department
Improvements. ARTICLE 25 To see if the District will vote to
and/or from raise and appropriate, or transfer from available Vehicle Stabilization Fund.
Departmental receipts, a sum of money for the Recommended Amount $40,000.00 Recommended Amount $10,000.00
funds, or from departmental receipts, a sum of
maintenance of the Headquarters Building. ARTICLE 13 No motion. money for the Water Department Insurance ARTICLE 37 To see if the District will vote to
Recommended Amount $30,575.00 ARTICLE 14 To see if the District will vote to Account, or take any other action relative thereto. raise and appropriate or transfer from Available
ARTICLE 4 To see if the District will vote to raise raise and appropriate, or transfer from available Recommended Amount $86,526.00 funds, and or departmental receipts a sum of
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds, funds, a sum of money for the purchase of equip- ARTICLE 26 No motion. money to be used to purchase a dump body for
a sum of money for the Firefighter’s Association ment for the Fire Department. the dump truck.
for their use during the twelve month period Recommended Amount $40,000.00 ARTICLE 27 To see if the District will vote to Recommended Amount $10,000.00
beginning July 1, 2011. raise and appropriate, or transfer from available
ARTICLE 15 To see if the District will vote to funds, a sum of money to be used for Professional ARTICLE 38 To see if the District will vote to
Recommended Amount $600.00 raise and appropriate, or transfer from available raise and appropriate or transfer from Available
Fees other than Engineering.
ARTICLE 5 To see if the District will vote to raise funds, a sum of money for the maintenance of fire Recommended Amount $ 500.00 funds, and or departmental receipts a sum of
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds apparatus and equipment. money to be added to the Water Storage
and/or from departmental receipts, a sum of Recommended Amount $10,000.00 ARTICLE 28 To see if the District will vote to Stabilization Fund.
money for the Operational Expenses of the ARTICLE 16 To see if the District will vote to authorize the Prudential Committee to defend all Recommended Amount $16,826.00
Prudential Committee raise and appropriate, or transfer from available suits that may be brought against the District dur- ARTICLE 39 No motion.
Recommended Amount $12,830.00 funds, a sum of money to pay firefighters for time ing the Fiscal Year 2012, and further to prosecute ARTICLE 40 To see if the District will vote to
ARTICLE 6 To see if the District will vote to raise spent in fire fighting, drills and other duties, and all suits on behalf of the District, to engage coun- raise and appropriate, or transfer from available
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds for leave with pay to incapacitated officers and sel for same and to settle such suits as they funds, a sum of money to be used for the opera-
and/or from departmental receipts, a sum of firefighters as authorized by Chapter 41, Section deem advisable. tions of the District #2 Ambulance service.
money to be paid for an annual audit of the 111-F of the General Laws. ARTICLE 29 To see if the District will vote to Recommended Amount $162,463.00
accounts of the District and its offices. Recommended Amount $562,365.00 raise and appropriate, or transfer from available
Recommended Amount $6,000.00 ARTICLE 41 To see if the District will vote to
ARTICLE 17 To see if the District will vote to funds, a sum of money to be added to the Fire raise and appropriate, and/or transfer from avail-
ARTICLE 7 To see if the District will vote to raise raise and appropriate or transfer from available Department Vehicle Stabilization Fund. able funds, or authorize the Treasurer to borrow
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds, funds, a sum of money to be used as the Fire Recommended Amount $20,000.00 under MGL Chapter 44, section 7 or 8, a sum of
and/or from departmental receipts, a sum of Chief’s Expense Account. ARTICLE 30 To see if the District will vote to money to be used to purchase and equip a new
money for the Prudential Committee Insurance Recommended Amount $4,940.00 raise and appropriate, or transfer from available ambulance by authorizing the Treasurer to enter
Account or take any other action thereto. ARTICLE 18 To see if the District will vote to funds, a sum of money to be used for the pay- into a lease agreement or by bonding, or take
Recommended Amount $ 141,055.00 raise and appropriate, or transfer from available ment of principle and interest against the District any other action thereto.
ARTICLE 8 To see if the District will vote to raise funds, a sum of money for the Miscellaneous Building Addition debt. Recommended Amount $40,000.00
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds, Expenses incurred by the Fire Department. Recommended Amount $119,100.00
a sum of money for the salaries of the Tax Recommended Amount $25,170.00 ARTICLE 31 To see if the District will vote to
Collectors and Assessors of the Town of South ARTICLE 19 To see if the District will vote to allow the Prudential Committee, the Water
Hadley and the Town of Granby, for time invested raise and appropriate, or transfer from available Commissioners or the Fire Chief, with the ROBERT LAK,, Chairman
for the collection of taxes for Fire District No. 2. funds, a sum of money to be used for the pur- approval of the Prudential Committee, to apply for, RICHARD CONSTANT, Clerk
Recommended Amount $5,423.00 chase, expansion and maintenance of the Alarm accept and expend any state or federal grants JOHN MORIARTY, Member
ARTICLE 9 To see if the District will vote to raise and Communications System of the Fire that may come available for Fiscal 2012, or to
and appropriate, or transfer from available funds Department. accept any gifts given to the District.
and/or from departmental receipts, a sum of Recommended Amount $18,100.00 Recommended Amount $5,000.00 A true Copy attest
money to be paid by the District Treasurer to the ARTICLE 20 No motion. ARTICLE 32 To see if the District will authorize
Treasurer Custodian of the Hampshire County Pursuant to the foregoing warrant, I have pub-
ARTICLE 21 To see if the District will vote to the Prudential Committee to sell and/or dispose of lished such in at least one local newspaper and
Retirement System. any excess property belonging to the Fire District.
Recommended Amount $140,210.00 raise and appropriate, or transfer from available made copies available to the general public not
funds, or from departmental receipts, a sum of ARTICLE 33 To see if the District will vote to less than fourteen days before the day of the
ARTICLE 10 To see if the District will vote to money to be used for Water Department mainte- raise and appropriate, or transfer from available meeting.
raise and appropriate, or transfer from available nance, or take any other action thereto. funds, a sum of money to be added to the
funds, a sum of money to be used as the Reserve Recommended Amount $140,085.00 Stabilization Fund.
Fund Account. Recommended Amount $5,000.00
Recommended Amount $10,000.00 ARTICLE 22 To see if the District will vote to
April 15, 2011 TOWN●
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Where to find your
➦ Brunelle’s Marina .......................................1 Alvord Street
South Hadley Police Log: April 4 - 10 Main Library ........................................................Bardwell Street
Stop & Go Convenience ..................................4 Bardwell Street
Crack of Dawn ....................................................20 Bridge Street
Getty Station ......................................................19 Bridge Street
Editor’s note: The following are to the apartment. A 54-year-old The vehicle was towed from the Liquor Town ........................................................19 Bridge Street
Senior Living Center ............................................... Canal Street
brief explanations of select entries in male resident of the residence was scene. Town Reminder ..............................................138 College Street
the South Hadley Police log and all returning home at 2:15 a.m. when Brookside Building ..................................... 136 College Highway
Council on Aging .................................................. Dayton Street
arrests. The information was provided he saw a female acquaintance hang- SATURDAY, APRIL 9 Family Cuts .......................................................... 189 East Street
Taylor Rental ................................................... 577 Granby Road
by South Hadley Police Lt. Steve ing around in the area. He opted to
Polish American Club ..................................... 525 Granby Road
Parentela and recounts based on his leave and not enter his apartment. 4:28 p.m. - Officer David Finishing Touch Salon ............................................ Granby Road
review of the detailed log summary When he later returned to the O’Connell’s Convenience ............. 483 Granby Road/Route 202
Gagne observed a vehicle on Bridge Werenski Insurance ....................... 439 Granby Road/Route 202
included with each entry. This feature apartment at 11 a.m., he noticed Street traveling with no inspection Adelfia............................................ 506 Granby Road/Route 202
is designed to provide context and paint had been poured on his front sticker. He stopped the vehicle and Haydocy Gas Station ........................................... 72 Lamb Street
Houle Family Restaurant & Deli ......................... 50 Lamb Street
explanation to some of the calls police door and porch. Additionally, a received a verbal identification Berkshire Bank ..................................................... 74 Lamb Street
respond to every day. window nearby was broken. The from the operator, who said he did Gerry’s Music Store .............................................. 80 Lamb Street
Egg & I ................................................................. 26 Main Street
South Hadley Detective Bureau is not have license on him. However, John’s Collision .................................................... 00 Main Street
COMPILED BY KRISTIN WILL investigating. no information could be found on Pleasant Street Auto ............................................ 91 Main Street
South Hadley Electric .......................................... 85 Main Street
Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org the operator with the information South Hadley Town Hall ................................... 116 Main Street
FRIDAY, APRIL 8 given. Gagne learned the operator Suds Your Dud Laundry ....................................... 14 Main Street
Fuel Services, Inc. ................................................ 95 Main Street
To report anonymous tips was not who he said he was. Mt. Holyoke College Bookstore ............Mount Holyoke College
call 538-8231 and press 6 1:15 a.m. - Police received a Subsequently arrested was Pablo L. Skinner Hall...........................................Mount Holyoke College
Allery’s Liquor Store ...................................... 314 Newton Street
call from two Holyoke residents Vargas, 24, of 179 Walnut St., Bank North .................................................... 460 Newton Street
MONDAY, APRIL 4 who stated they were just assaulted Holyoke. He was charged with Big Y ............................................................... 510 Newton Street
General Cleaners ........................................... 501 Newton Street
at Anthony’s pub on New Ludlow operating with a suspended license Manderin Gourmet ........................................ 481 Newton Street
8:59 a.m. - Officer Jeff Goulet Road. Police investigated and and refusing to identify himself for O’Connell’s Convenience ............................. 467 Newton Street
Seven-11 ........................................................ 426 Newton Street
was on Main Street when he per- learned the two individuals had a police officer. Subway ........................................................... 532 Newton Street
formed a random compliance check created a disturbance in the bar and White Wing ................................................... 586 Newton Street
Loomis Village ........................................ 246 North Main Street
of a vehicle’s registration and found were escorted out. 7:03 p.m. - Officer Eric Ortiz Big Y ............................................................................... Route 33
it to be revoked for lack of insur- observed an individual on Bridge In Vogue Salon............................................................... Route 33
Route 33 Pizza ................................................................ Route 33
ance. The operator will be sum- 10:02 a.m. - Officer Jess Camp Street whom he had prior knowl- Gagne’s Package Store ................................................. Route 116
monsed into court to answer went to a Bridge Street residence edge of having an outstanding Village Commons Hall ....................................Village Commons
Bank of America ..............................................Village Commons
charges of operating with a revoked and arrested Rodney C. Baker, 22, arrest warrant. Subsequently, Tailgate Picnic .................................................Village Commons
registration and failure to have a of 32 Bridge Street, South Hadley, Christy J. Marshall, 33, of no Thirsty Mind Café ...........................................Village Commons
Post Office...................................................... Woodbridge Street
vehicle insured. The license plates on an outstanding arrest warrant known address, was arrested on an
were seized. out of Eastern Hampshire District outstanding arrest warrant out of ➦
Center Pharmacy .............................................. Route 202
Court. Holyoke District Court for violat- Cindy’s Soft Serve .............................................. Route 202
1:16 p.m. - Officer Michael ing probation. Granby Library ............................................................. Route 202
Granby Town Hall ....................................................... Route 202
Pollender observed a vehicle on 2:04 p.m. - Officer Michael Sapowsky Farm............................................................. Route 202
Bridge Street and performed a ran- Pollender was on Granby Road SUNDAY, APRIL 10 Senior Center............................................................... Route 202
Union Mart .................................................................. Route 202
dom compliance check. He learned when he observed a vehicle with a Vicker’s Liquors ............................................................ Route 202
the registration was suspended. front license plate folded under 9:21 a.m. - Police received a Be Getty Station ..................................West State Street/Route 202
Granby Package .........................60 West State Street/Route 202
Subsequently, he learned the opera- the front bumper. Police stopped On The Lookout [BOLO] from Little Italy Pizza..........................56 West State Street/Route 202
tor had a suspended license. Shane the vehicle and noticed the four Holyoke Police about a Ranger Phins Hill ........................................West State Street/Route 202
Pizza Palace .....................................West State Street/Route 202
M. Duffy, 41, of 33 High St., South occupants inside were not wearing Ford Pickup that was just Polish Credit Union ..................49 West State Street/Route 202
Hadley, was arrested and charged seat belts. During his stop, stolen off of High Street in Summit General Store ....................................New Ludlow Road
with operating with a suspended Pollender identified Eric D. their city.
driver’s license, operating with a Chase, 24, of 44 Luden St., McKinely House .............................................. Asinof Ave
Country Trading Post .................................... Burnett Road
revoked registration and failure to Springfield, and learned he had an 10:59 a.m. - Officer Michael Citgo ....................................................................... Burnett Road
have an inspection sticker. outstanding arrest warrant out of Pollender was responding to a Chicopee Savings....................................................Center Street
C&T Pizza ...........................................................Chicopee Street
Palmer District Court. He was motor vehicle accident on North Birch Bark Place .................................................Chicopee Street
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 arrested on the warrant and Main Street when he observed the Mike’s Variety .............................................................Dale Street
Store 24 .............................................................. Exchange Street
brought to the station where he previously mentioned stolen vehi- Polish Credit Union .......................................... Exchange Street
8:09 p.m. - Officer Jess Camp was later released on $100 bail. cle in the area. He stopped the Polish Credit Union .......................................... Exchange Street
Chicopee Municipal Credit ...................................... Front Street
was monitoring traffic at the inter- vehicle, occupied by two individu- Corner Store ............................................................. Front Street
section of routes 202 and 33 when 3:15 p.m. - Officer Jess Camp als. One gave a story that $50 was Fruit Fair.................................................................... Front Street
went to a Bridge Street apartment White Eagle Package Store ........................................ Fuller Road
he saw a vehicle traveling north paid to use the car to pick up vari- Cecile’s Boutique ............................................. 50 Grattan Street
bound on Granby Road fail to stop and arrested George C. Stapley, 40, ous items. Subsequently, Pollender Elks .......................................................................... Granby Road
of 38 Bridge St., South Hadley, on a Aldenville Credit Union ...................................... Grattan Street
for a red light. Camp subsequently arrested John A. Abreu, 26, of 577 Lucky Strike .......................................................... Grattan Street
stopped the vehicle and identified warrant for failing to appear for a Pleasant St., Holyoke, and charged Sentry Cleaners .........................................................James Street
the operator as Christopher J. court date. He was later released on him with receiving a stolen motor Bernie’s Dining Depot...............................................James Street
Walgreen’s ........................................................... Memorial Drive
Kuralt, 41, of 119 Federal St., his own personal recognizance. vehicle. He was held on $2,500 Route 33 Pizza ..................................................... Memorial Drive
Belchertown. He learned the oper- bail. Also arrested was Arsenio Big Y .................................................................... Memorial Drive
10:38 p.m. - Officer Jess Camp Montcalm Heights .............................................. Memorial Drive
ator had a suspended driver’s Burgos, 27, of no known address. Neighbor’s Variety............................................... Memorial Drive
license. Kuralt was subsequently was on patrol of Granby Road He was charged with receiving a Mailboxes Etc...................................................... Memorial Drive
when he observed a vehicle make Giovanni’s Pizza ................................................. Memorial Drive
placed under arrest and charged stolen motor vehicle and the unli- Hess Gas Station ................................................. Memorial Drive
with failure to stop at a red light an illegal lane change in front of censed operation of a motor vehi- Kappy’s Liquors ................................................... Memorial Drive
him. Camp stopped the vehicle and Louis & Clark Drugstore ..................................... Memorial Drive
and operating with a suspended cle. He too was held on $2,500 bail. South Hadley Mart ............................................. Memorial Drive
driver’s license for a subsequent identified the operator as Ashley A. They were both transported to the Winn Package Store ........................................... Memorial Drive
Soderstrom, 20, of 184 Rawson St., McKinstry Market ......................................... Montgomery Street
offense. Hampshire County House of Vanguard Furniture ..................................450 New Ludlow Road
Leicester. She was found to have a Corrections. Collegian Court ..........................................................Park Street
suspended driver’s license. Senior Center.................................................. Valley View Court
THURSDAY, APRIL 7 Subsequently, she was arrested and 5:28 p.m. - Officer Ryan HOLYOKE
10:42 a.m. - Police responded
charged with operating with a sus- Czepiel was monitoring traffic on ➦ (Pat’s) Mega Foods ......................................... Cabot Street
pended license and an equipment Holyoke Soldier’s Home ................................Cherry Street
to Hadley Street near the Yarde Main Street when he observed a Greg & Adams Package Store............................... Dwight St.
violation. vehicle entering Main Street from Sycamore House........................................................ Essex Street
House for the report of a two-car Highland Hardware ........................................... Hampden Street
accident. One vehicle, operated by a driveway near the intersection Chris’s Cut & Design ......................................... Hampden Street
11:48 p.m. - Police received a of Main and Bridge streets. As a Holyoke City Hall......................................................High Street
a 47-year-old South Hadley man, Holyoke Lock .............................................................High Street
call from Amherst Police report- 24-year-old South Hadley female
was traveling northbound on Route High Street Barber Shop ...........................................High Street
ing an erratic operater traveling slowly pulled her vehicle out, a Stop & Shop ......................................................... Lincoln Street
47 when a second vehicle, operated Dairy Mart ............................................................... Lyman Street
south bound on Route 116 into 16-year-old bicyclist was pedaling
by a 25-year-old South Hadley Gramps Restaurant ................................................. Lyman Street
South Hadley. A witness was able by against traffic and on the side- Lyman Laundry ....................................................... Lyman Street
female, traveling south bound, Holyoke Library .......................................................Maple Street
to provide a good description of walk. As the motorist inched the
made a left hand turn, cutting in Pulaski Apts .............................................................Maple Street
the vehicle, which ended up leav- vehicle into the roadway, her Pulaski Apts .............................................................Maple Street
front of the man. The vehicles’ 3 B’S Convenience ......................................Northampton Street
ing Route 116 and heading to view was blocked by a van, and
front ends collied. There were no Holyoke Liquor Mart ...................................Northampton Street
Morgan and East streets. Officer the bicyclist crashed into the Stop & Shop ................................................Northampton Street
injuries. Both vehicles were towed
Raymond Faginski located the front of her vehicle. The biker Holyoke YMCA ..........................................................Pine Street
from the scene. Mel’s Restaurant....................................................Pleasant Street
vehicle and stopped Mylymrose was not injured. Police caution Holyoke Towers ....................................................Pleasant Street
Advey, 36, of 266 Memorial both motorist and bicyclists to be R&R Variety ..............................................Sargeant & Sycamore
11:32 a.m. - Police responded D Mart Convenience ........................................... Westfield Road
Drive, South Hadley, who was on the lookout for one another Tan Factory .......................................................... Westfield Road
to a Bridge Street apartment to take
arrested and charged with operat- and to share the roads. JP Restaurant .............................................. Whiting Farms Road
a report of malicious damage done Strum’s Deli.......................................................... Westfield Road
ing under the influence of alcohol. JP’s Restaurant ............................................ Whiting Farms Road
Randall’s Farm...............................................Center Street
Reminder April 15, 2011
IN THE CLASSROOM t o w n r e m i n d e r @ t u r l e y. c o m • 4 1 3 - 5 3 6 - 5 3 3 3
Three finalists announced for SHHS principal position
SOUTH HADLEY - The Screening Committee to taught English, History and Economics in Texas Principal in the Hollis/Brookline NH School district
review applications for principal of South Hadley High schools for six years before taking on the positions of before serving as principal for two years at North
School has named three finalists for the position. The College Readiness Initiative Coordinator, Director, Middlesex. Manley received a Fulbright Scholarship to
committee received 44 applications and conducted pre- Assistant Principal and eventually Principal in the study at the University of Bangalore, India and he has
liminary interviews of seven candidates. Austin School District. He served for three years as traveled to the Soviet Union and China to study interna-
The finalists will each spend a day visiting South Principal of LBJ/LASA High School, a school which tional education.
Hadley High School, where they will meet students, had the fourth highest number of National Merit Sean McNiff
staff, administrators and parents. All members of the Scholarship semifinalists in Texas in 2010 and was McNiff, a resident of Shutesbury, is currently in his
community who wish to provide input into the selec- ranked among the top 55 high schools in America by second year as an Assistant Principal at Marblehead High
tion process can attend public discussions with each of Newsweek Magazine. School. During his first year he and another Assistant
the candidates at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library Richard Manley Principal assumed the duties of Principal for most of the
on April 25, 26 and 27. Rene Sanchez will visit the Manley is currently a History teacher at Windham school year. McNiff holds a Bachelor’s degree in English
high school on April 25, Richard Manley on April 26 High School in New Hampshire, where he also served as from Fitchburg State College. He, too, has a law degree
and Sean McNiff on April 27. founding principal from 2008 until January of this year. from the New England School of Law. He was a Teacher
Below are brief biographies of the finalists. Previously he was Principal of North Middlesex Regional in the Fitchburg Public Schools for 8 years before becom-
Rene Sanchez High School in Pepperell, Massachusetts. Manley has a ing an Assistant Principal at Lowell Catholic High
Sanchez is currently an Accountability Officer for Bachelor’s degree in History from Salem State College, a School. McNiff helped create a Community Service
the Austin, Texas Independent School District. He Master’s degree in History from Northeastern University Curriculum and he directed the Community Service
received his Bachelor’s degree in Government from the and a CAGS in Educational Administration from Rivier Learning program at Lowell Catholic, a program that
University of Notre Dame and a Master’s degree in College in Nashua, New Hampshire. He has a law involved all students and staff. After two years at Lowell
Education from the University of Texas. He also holds degree from Suffolk University. He taught for 23 years Catholic, he returned to the public schools and joined the
a law degree from Ohio State University. Sanchez before becoming an administrator. He was an Assistant Marblehead Public Schools.
MESMS students inducted to National High school principal
Junior Honor Society search nearing end,
SOUTH HADLEY - On
March 22, Michael E Smith
Middle School [MESMS]
held an induction ceremony Editor’s note: The following entries in this notebook are
for 22 new members of its compiled from various topics discussed at the April 13
National Junior Honor School Committee meeting. The purpose of this notebook
Society. format is to inform the public of items on the agenda which
The following students may not provide enough information for an entire news
were inducted: article, but are still deemed newsworthy by The Town
Austin Ablicki, Kyle Reminder.
Barbacki, Hannah Dahrouge,
Jack Dawson, Tessa Dowd, BY SCOTT FELDMAN
Thomas Doyle, Kate Turley Publications Correspondent
Garbacik, Sophia Gatzounas,
Matt Giuliano, Makenna Principal search drawing to a close
Hambley, Morgan SOUTH HADLEY - The search for a new principal
Harrington, Luke Hoefler, for South Hadley High School is rapidly approaching
Torri Lonergan, Rachel its conclusion according to Superintendent Gus Sayer.
Moses, Kate o’Neill, Evan Out of a pool of 43 applicants, seven were selected
Petrosky, Carter Schoenborn, for an interview with the superintendent’s Screening
Sarah Shea, Bertram Committee, which is a group of parents, students and
Thomas, Carolyn Watkins, faculty assigned to help Sayer select the new principal.
Oskar Weber and Hannah The committee narrowed it down to three finalists,
Ziomek. each of whom will have an opportunity to tour the
Congratulations to the high school. One candidate per day will visit the
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new members of the National school between April 25 and 27; there will be an open
Michael E Smith Middle School inducts 22 new members to its National Junior Junior Honor Society! public meeting on each of these evenings to give com-
Honor Society. munity members can meet the potential principals and
ask them questions.
Once that is completed, Sayer will seek feedback
from students, staff, parents and residents, com-
plete reference checks, and host one or more site
visits before he makes his final decision. Sayer
—NOW OPEN (THURS.-SAT.)— said he expects to name a new principal by May
Graduation rate reviewed
South Hadley’s four-year high school graduation
rate in 2010 was 83.3 percent according to the
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Firefighters ‘scale down’ training
Hampshire County Council of Governments
hosts training for local fire depts
BY AIMEE M. HENDERSON “We’re always looking for ways to
Staff Writer, email@example.com improve our firefighters’ skills and utilize
these educational opportunities, includ-
GRANBY – Area firefighters gath- ing the Mass Fire Academy and outside
ered at the Granby Fire Department ear- contracts,” said the chief. “There are
lier this month for a regional fire train- always new technologies and structures
ing made possible by the Hampshire are built a lot different than even 20
County Council of Government and years ago.”
Hampshire County Fire Defense. The Anderson said the way firefighters
training utilized scale models, allowing actually approach fires has changed as
for different scenarios and hands on well. He said there is a lot of science
learning. involved, including how to read the
Granby Fire Chief Russ Anderson smoke and adjust to the changes of the
said the course titled “Incident fire.
Command for Rural Operations” The training included six different
reviewed the organization of fire scenes scenarios, using scaled down models.
as well as provided training on managing
mutual aide equipment and people at a
scene typical to rural communities.
Each model had smoke, people, equip-
ment and fire to control. Firefighters
would wait outside the room and be
called to the scene over live radio com-
munications. They would enter the
A firefighter radios in for additional help.
battalion chiefs with Maryland County
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but presents unique challenges for rural
scene and not know what elements he or Fire Departments. Their focus is on fire- departments that were addressed in this
“It is classes like these that fighter training, consulting, and design class,” he said. “All of the communities
she would be faced with. Using the mod-
help us learn the tools to be a bet- els the firefighters had to place equip- of specialized water supplies. of Hampshire County including
“Through these interactions partici- Belchertown benefited from this course
ter firefighter.” ment to the proper places and oversee
the scene. The instructors would change pants practiced developing accurate ini- offering.”
the fire and smoke to make the scenario tial reports, and the need to manage Lt. Mike Kaciak from Hatfield Fire
Lt. Mike Kaciak, more realistic. The instructors also role- scenes and resources properly,” said Department agreed, saying it is always
Hatfield Fire Department played as police officers and members of Anderson. “ nice to train with fellow firefighters.
the crowd for more real-life situations. Participating departments included “It is an excellent class that uses
Anderson’s department provided the Participants managed a variety of inci- Granby, Belchertown, Goshen, Hadley, real scenarios while working together
space for the training, which brought in dents including house fires, commercial Hatfield, Pelham, Blandford, South with area fire departments,” he said.
approximately 30 firefighters from nine structures, motor vehicle accidents, Hadley and Amherst. “It promotes character building skills
different departments. He said it is church fires and events typical of a rural Belchertown Fire Captain John and provides tools to help an Incident
important for firefighters to continue setting. Workman called the class great and said Commander run a scene more effi-
their education because there is always The instructors, Mark Davis and it was a perfect fit for rural departments. cient. It is classes like these that help
new technology and advancements in Shane Darwick, were from Got Big “Incident command is vital for use in us learn the tools to be a better fire-
the field. Water (GBW) Associates. They are also large and small fire ground operations, fighter.”
SELECTBOARD • Continued from Page 1 OBITUARY
ments are so small, just the police report are requests from various depart-
department and the Department of
Public Works [DPW] were able provide
ments for capital funding for projects to
be completed in FY12. They were
Diane R. Anderson home on May 14, 1970. She leaves her
beloved husband and best friend,
such a reduction in their budgets. South ranked by four categories: strongly rec- 1937 – 2011 William A. “Andy” Anderson. They
Hadley officials are still waiting to ommend, recommend, appropriate to were married on April 2, 1956 at
receive final numbers from the state of fund if money is available and finally, HOLYOKE – Diane R. “Mema” Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Massachusetts to completely finalize defer project for this year. Ranked and (Daignault) Anderson, 73, of Holyoke Church in Willimansett and would have
their budget. approved were 10 projects. They are a was called safely home on Friday, April celebrated 55 years of happiness together
As of April 7, the school department purchase of two new patrol cruisers, 1, 2011. She passed into eternal life on April 2, 2011. She also leaves her
will receive the largest budget, totaling costing $56,000, for the police depart- from her home surrounded by the care loving children; Lynn Davis and her hus-
$19, 252, 563. The public safety budget ment, a $150,000 reparation of a con- and comfort of her loving family and her band, Rich of Chicopee, Brenda
consists of $2,482,700, the general gov- crete aerator tank for the DPW, funds wonderful caregivers from Holyoke Borowski of Holyoke, William
ernment budget is $1, 617,090 and the totaling $50,000 to “repair and reconfig- Visiting Nurse and Hospice Life Care. Anderson, Jr., and his wife, Sandra of
DPW budget is 3,292,940. The Council ure” underground piping to begin the She was born in Holyoke on July 21, West Springfield and Diane Hoyle of
on Aging will receive $316,518 and process of abandoning the Old 1937, a beloved daughter of the late Granby; her ten cherished grandchildren
$215, 300 will be appropriated for veter- Sycamore Knolls Pump Station, the Archille and Aldea (St. Jean) whom she adored; Heather Zapponi,
ans benefits. One thousand dollars will $20,000 replacement of a roller/com- Daignault. She was raised in the Leah Zapponi, John Borowski, III, Jason
be put toward Canal Park, $5,000 for pactor for the DPW, the replacement of Willimansett section of Chicopee where Borowski, Jessica Borowski, Daniel
the Conservation Land Fund and the floor tiles containing asbestos at the she lived for most of her life before mov- Anderson, Sarah Anderson, Kelly Hoyle,
snow and ice budget will receive $100, Mosier School, costing $120,000, as well ing to Holyoke in 1995. She was a com- Jamie Hoyle, and Jacob Hoyle; her two
005. The Ledges Golf Course Enterprise as replacement of tiles at the high municant of the former Nativity of the cherished great-grandchildren, Rhea
Fund will receive $891, 053. With vari- school, which would cost $25,000, the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Gagnon and Sammy Moure; her loving
ous cherry sheet offsets and charges and $40,000 replacement of a freezer/cooler Willimansett. Diane was an avid bingo sister; Claire Laflamme and her husband,
school choice tuition, the total FY12 at Mosier School, the purchase of a com- player, enjoyed shopping and her many Ernest of Chicopee and her many dear
budget will be $41, 953, 267. puterized point of sale system to be used trips with her family to Hampton Beach. nephews and nieces. Her funeral service
During the meeting, the Selectboard for meal programs at all four schools She was a loving wife, mother, mother- was held on Wednesday morning, April
took action regarding the long-term dis- costing $25,000, the replacement of toi- in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the St. Pierre –
cussion of the use of tasers. Last year, the let partitions at both the Mosier and sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. She Phaneuf Aldenville Chapels, (413-532-
South Hadley Police Department was Michael E. Smith Middle School, cost- adored her family and showered them 9806), 13 Dale Street, Chicopee, MA
gifted funds by officials from The Village ing $23,000 and finally the purchase of with her love and affection, which was 01020. Her burial will be private at the
Commons to purchase four tasers. A shelving and storage components for the returned to her a thousand fold. Her convenience of her family. Her family
forum was held for residents to voice Town Clerk/Treasurer’s office. greatest treasure was spending time with received friends at the funeral home on
their concerns or support of the use of Additionally, the Selectboard offi- her beloved grandchildren and great- Wednesday morning, April 6, 2011 from
tasers by police in town. Unanimously, cially reconfigured itself following the grandchildren who affectionately called 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. before the service.
the Selectboard approved the implemen- town election. Robert Judge was named her “Mema.” Besides her parents, she was Her family has requested that memorial
tation of tasers at the police department. Selectboard Chair, Frank DeToma was predeceased by her loving sister and donations be made in her memory to the
The Selectboard also approved all named Vice Chair, Bruce MacCullagh brother-in-law; Therese Y. George who Holyoke Visiting Nurse Association and
items on a report presented by the was named Clerk and John Hine and was Called Home on December 4, 2005 Hospice Life Care, 113 Hampden Street,
Capital Panning Committee. In the Marilyn Ishler were named members. and Hector G. George who was called Holyoke, MA 01040.
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Colitti too much for Tigers
South Hadley splits to 0-2 and a double. Both runners would
score and it would take two more pitch-
They fell to the Hurricanes 9-6 in their
home opener on Monday afternoon.
BY GREGORY A. SCIBELLI ers to retire the side, and South Hadley The Tigers will hope to pick up a win
Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
trailed 7-3 after 5 1-2 innings. on Friday with a home game against
Drew Smith, who took over with two Chicopee at 4 p.m.
AGAWAM – Chris Colitti helped outs in the sixth, would recover to
get Agawam’s baseball season off to a pitch a quick seventh innings and Gregory A. Scibelli is a sports corre-
great start with a huge offensive per- picked up the save in relief and gave spondent for Turley Publications. He can
formance to help lead the Brownies to Labonte his first victory of 2011. be reached at email@example.com.
their second win of the season in a 7-3 Agawam got started quickly with
victory over visiting South Hadley last two runs in the first, though it could
Thursday afternoon. have been more. Serra began the game
Colitti had three runs scored and with a walk. He would steal second
two RBI but his biggest hit of the day only to be doubled off by a Colitti liner
was a two-run homer that he cranked to second.
over the left fielder and legged out the Fenton would walk the next three
entire way, scoring Dom Serra, who batters and then allow a single to
started the fifth inning rally with a sin- Labonte, scoring two runs. In the sec-
gle. ond, Agawam would put runners on by
Agawam was too much for South walks and score one run on a wild
Hadley starter Connor Fenton, pitch and another on a single by Tyler
scoring four runs in the first two Lyne.
innings and chasing him from the South Hadley’s Derek Heady
game after the lefty surrendered pitched well in relief for the Tigers, giv-
seven walks. ing up three runs over the final four
South Hadley did get some big plays innings.
on defense however to keep only the Agawam has begun the regular
four runs scoring while Agawam had season with a 2-1 record, beating
several more baserunners during those t h e Ti g e r s a n d B e l c h e r t o w n 3 - 1
two innings. last Tuesday. They lost on Monday
On the other side, Agawam starter 6-4 against Northampton on the
road. Agawam is next scheduled South Hadley reliever Derek Heady delivers
Ryan Labonte pitched brilliantly for TURLEY PUBLICATIONS PHOTOS BY GREGORY A. SCIBELLI a pitch during the fourth inning. Heady
five innings before running into trouble to play Friday hosting Cathedral at
4 p.m. pitched well in relief, pitching four innings
during the sixth inning when he Agawam second baseman Billy Egan tags out and allowing three runs to keep South
allowed a pair of baserunners on a walk The Tigers are now 0-2 on the sea-
son, losing to Agawam and Amherst. South Hadley’s Alex Dizek on a steal attempt. Hadley in the game.
Falcons late surge helps boys lacrosse win Agawam nips
thriller over South Hadley
BY DAVID GRANT Mooney said. “He’s been a good assist effort,” Guenther said. “You can’t in Valley
Turley Publications Sports Correspondent guy for us the first couple of games. He always come away with the win.”
SOUTH HADLEY – The first
was struggling to get his shot on net
but today he did that well. We had
The Tigers held an 11-9 lead before
the Falcons rallied. Drew Trebbe broke
meeting between two very talented good balance on scoring today.” a 12-12 deadlock by using his will to
and storied rivals didn’t disappoint Cody Livermore and Reed Mclean ride the left sideline before the long Tigers, Brownies off to
Tuesday afternoon. had three goals each while Michael stick attacker curved towards the goal.
Minnechaug remained unbeaten by Jones, Drew Trebbe, Ty Trebbe and Trebbe finished strong and scored his great starts
using a late surge to clip South Hadley Nick Abbot scored one goal each. only goal of the game with 3:48
15-13 in a Valley Wheel game at John Dusel made 19 saves in net. remaining. BY DAVID GRANT
Michael E. Smith Middle School. South Hadley, which beat Eastern Gorecki increased the lead to 14-12 Turley Publications Sports Correspondent
“A lot of credit goes to our offensive Massachusetts power Wayland 8-7 to and though Menard cut the lead to
coordinator because we’ve been wait- open its season, received five goals by one with 1:03 left, the Falcons SOUTH HADLEY – The Agawam
ing for our offense to come alive,” Chris Menard while Zak Guenther clinched it when McLean fought for a boys tennis team downed South Hadley
Falcons head coach Russ Mooney said. scored four times. Evan Marcus scored loose ball and beat Justin Pontz late to last Friday afternoon at Mount Holyoke
“On both sides of the ball we are still a twice while Matt Crotty and Ryan secure the hard fought victory. College.
work in progress, but offensively today Dickinson each scored one goal for the “South Hadley has a lot of great The Brownies used terrific singles
that was excellent. Defensively I’m not Tigers, who played without Luke players, but we have to play better play to earn the 4-1 victory in a Valley
pleased with our effort. We have a lot Dilisio (elbow) and Dan Covington team defense if we are going to make a Wheel match. Brownies first-year head
of things to clean up.” (knee). serious run,” Mooney said. “We did coach Kevin Leahy is trying to help the
The Falcons, who also beat West “It’s disappointing to not win, but steal one because they have some key team better its 4-11 record last spring.
Side and East Longmeadow, received considering it’s the second game of the players hurt on both sides of the ball. And getting past last year’s league cham-
five goals and two assists by Joe season and we are missing some key They had a nice win at Wayland but pion was a start.
Gorecki. players, we are happy that our team “We’re very optimistic about the 2011
“Joe busted out of his slump,” played with class and gave a solid Please see LACROSSE, page 17
Please see TENNIS, page 17
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Spring Season Standings
Lady Colts overpower
BOYS TRACK AND
Ware 1-0 2-0 Agawam 1-0-0 1-0-0 Commerce 0-0 1-0
Hampshire 1-0 1-0 Northampton 1-0-0 1-1-0 Putnam 0-0 0-0 BY DAVE FORBES
Gateway 1-0 1-0 Belchertown 0-1-0 1-2-0 West Springfield 0-0 0-1 Turley Publications Sports Staff Writer
Holyoke Catholic 0-1 0-1 West Springfield 0-0-0 1-1-0 New Leadership 0-0 0-1
Sci-Tech 0-1 0-1 East Longmeadow 0-0-0 0-1-0 Belchertown 0-0 0-1
Monson 0-1 0-1 SOUTH HADLEY – The South
Southwick 0-1 0-2 VALLEY WHEEL
Amherst 0-0-0 2-0-0
SUBURBAN Hadley girls varsity softball team has
Southwick 1-0 2-0
SUBURBAN Westfield 0-0-0 1-1-0 South Hadley 1-0 2-0 seen their 2011 campaign get off to a
South Hadley 0-0 0-1 Longmeadow 0-0-0 1-0-0 Palmer 0-0 0-0 rough start.
Belchertown 0-0 0-1 Minnechaug 0-0-0 1-0-0 Holyoke Catholic 0-0 0-1
Northampton 0-0 0-1 South Hadley 0-0-0 0-0-0 After being shut down by Amherst
Hampshire 0-1 1-1
Chicopee Comp 0-0 0-1 Monson 0-1 1-1 ace pitcher Emma Mendoker in their
Central 0-0 0-2 NON-LEAGUE owner on Wednesday, April 6, the Lady
Ludlow 0-0 0-2 Monson 0-0-0 0-3-0 VALLEY LEAGUE
East Longmeadow 1-0 1-0
Tigers (0-2) traveled to Chicopee Comp
TRI-COUNTY NORTH GIRLS LACROSSE Longmeadow 1-0 1-0 the following day and dropped a 9-3
Smith Academy 0-0 2-0
Granby 0-0 2-0
VALLEY LEAGUE Minnechaug 0-0 0-0 decision.
Belchertown 0-0-0 1-1-0 Northampton 0-0 0-0
St. Mary 0-0 1-0 Westfield 0-0-0 0-1-0 Ludlow 0-1 0-1 The Lady Colts jumped out to a 1-0
McCann Tech 0-0 1-0 Amherst 0-0-0 1-2-0 Amherst 0-1 0-1 lead by pushing a run across in the first
Franklin Tech 0-0 1-1
Westfield Voke 0-0 0-2
West Springfield 0-0-0 1-2-0 and then opened the game up with a
Cathedral 0-0-0 0-2-0 VALLEY WHEEL
Pathfinder 0-0 1-2 South Hadley 0-0-0 0-2-0 Central 1-0 1-0 five-run rally in the third and two more
Holyoke 1-0 1-0 in the fourth to build up an 8-0 advan-
TRI-COUNTY SOUTH VALLEY WHEEL Agawam 0-0 0-0
Smith Voke 0-0 2-0 Cathedral 0-0 0-0
Agawam 0-0-0 2-0-0
Putnam 0-0 1-1 Northampton 0-0-0 3-0-0 Westfield 0-0 0-0 South Hadley got on the board late
Dean Tech 0-0 1-1
Renaissance 0-0 0-1
Longmeadow 0-0-0 2-0-0 Sci-Tech 0-0 0-1 in the contest with two runs in the fifth
Minnechaug 0-0-0 2-0-0 Chicopee Comp 0-1 0-1
Commerce 0-0 0-2 East Longmeadow 0-0-0 2-1-0 Chicopee 0-1 0-1 and one more in the sixth.
Sabis 0-0 0-2 Cassandra McClafflin led the Lady
Christian 0-0 0-2
NON-LEAGUE GIRLS TRACK AND Tigers offense with a hit and an RBI.
Monson 0-0-0 0-3-0 TURLEY PUBLICATIONS STAFF PHOTO BY DAVE FORBES
FIELD Shanel Dos Santos, Emily Dominick
VALLEY LEAGUE PIONEER and Meghan McClafflin each had hits.
Amherst 1-0 2-0 BOYS TENNIS Putnam 1-0 1-0 South Hadley pitcher Lindsey Pouliot (6) gets
Agawam 0-0 2-0 PIONEER LEAGUE Belchertown 0-0 0-2 Kate Paleologopoulos also had an RBI.
Westfield 0-0 3-0 Central 1-0 1-0 Sabis 0-0 0-0 Lindsey Pouliot pitched the first four ready to make a delivery to home plate.
Longmeadow 0-0 1-0 Chicopee Comp 0-0 0-0 Sci-Tech 0-0 0-0
Cathedral 0-1 1-1 West Springfield 0-0 0-0 New Leadership 0-0 0-0
innings and had seven strikeouts, while Sullivan, Hannah Spring and Tabin)
Belchertown 0-0 0-0 Commerce 0-1 0-1 Abby Kusek pitched two innings and with a time of 53.4 and the 4x400 relay
Holyoke 0-1 0-1
VALLEY WHEEL recorded one strikeout. (Liz Menard, Tara Bainbridge, Angela
East Longmeadow 2-0 2-0 SUBURBAN
Minnechaug 2-0 2-1 VALLEY LEAGUE Frontier 1-0 1-0 GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD Thibault and Michelle Stefanowicz)
Chicopee 1-0 1-0 Longmeadow 1-0 1-0 Monson 1-0 1-0 South Hadley used a strong perform- with a time of 5:05.5.
West Springfield 0-2 0-2 Minnechaug 1-0 1-0 South Hadley 1-0 1-1
Cathedral 0-0 0-0 ance in the track events to pull out a 94- GIRLS LACROSSE
Holyoke 0-3 0-3 Holyoke Catholic 1-1 2-1
Northampton 0-1 0-1 Southwick 1-1 1-1 42 win over Palmer on Tuesday, April It was a tough week for the South
SOFTBALL Amherst 0-1 0-1 Hampshire 0-0 0-0 12.
BI-COUNTY EAST Palmer 0-1 0-1 Hadley girls lacrosse team as they faced
Granby 2-0 2-0 VALLEY WHEEL The Lady Tigers outscored the Lady three of the toughest teams in Western
Palmer 2-1 2-1 Ludlow 1-0 1-0 VALLEY LEAGUE Panthers, 77-5, in the track events. Massachusetts and came out on the
Agawam 1-0 1-0
Central 1-1 1-1
Chicopee 0-1 0-1
Ludlow 2-0 3-0 Kim Ashwood, Caroline Sullivan and short end of all of them.
Holyoke Catholic 1-1 1-1 Amherst 1-1 1-1
Monson 0-2 0-2 South Hadley 0-1 0-1 Northampton 0-0 2-0 Mirjiam Fremegen were all double indi- The Lady Tigers (0-4) had the unen-
Sabis 0-2 0-2 East Longmeadow 0-0 0-0 East Longmeadow 0-0 0-0 vidual winners. viable task of facing Longmeadow,
Westfield 0-0 0-0 Longmeadow 0-0 0-0 Ashwood took first in the triple jump Minnechaug and Northampton in a
BI-COUNTY WEST Minnechaug 0-1 0-1
Gateway 1-0 1-0 GIRLS TENNIS Agawam 0-1 0-1 (31-2) and 200-meter run (28.8 sec- three-game stretch.
McCann Tech 1-0 1-0 PIONEER LEAGUE onds), while Sullivan did so in the two- In the 21-5 loss to Longmeadow,
Ware 1-0 1-0 Sabis 1-0 1-0 VALLEY WHEEL
Southwick 1-1 1-1 Chicopee Comp 1-0 1-0
mile (13:02) and mile (5:50.0) and Madeline Dowd finished with a hat trick
West Springfield 1-0 1-0
St. Mary 0-0 0-0 Central 0-0 0-0 Central 1-0 1-1 Lamontagne did in the 110-meter high for the Lady Tigers. Katie Tierney and
Easthampton 0-1 0-1 Chicopee Comp 0-0 0-0 Westfield 0-0 0-0 hurdles (17.5) and 400-meter hurdles Meghan Ginley each had one.
Smith Academy 0-1 0-2 Chicopee 0-1 0-1 Holyoke 0-0 0-0
Holyoke 0-1 0-1 Chicopee 0-1 0-1 (75.5). Martha Hamlin and Alicia Calkins
SUBURBAN Cathedral 0-1 0-2 Other individual winners for South each had assists.
Holyoke 0-0 1-1 TRI-COUNTY NORTH Hadley included: Hope Werenski (high
Belchertown 0-0 1-1 Mohawk 1-0 1-0 BOYS VOLLEYBALL
Goalie Lindsay Brandts finished with
Chicopee 0-0 2-1 Belchertown 0-0 0-0 jump, 4-6), Brie Tabin (100 meters, six saves.
Ludlow 0-0 0-2 Frontier 0-0 0-0 East Longmeadow 0-0 2-1 12.8), Mirjam Fremgen (400 meters, In the 17-6 defeat against
South Hadley 0-0 0-2 Greenfield 0-0 0-0 Central 0-0 2-2 68.2) and Serena Sarge (800 meters, Minnechaug, Kara Grumoli topped the
Turners Falls 0-1 0-1 Chicopee 0-0 1-2
TRI-COUNTY Putnam 0-0 1-4
Sci-Tech 2-0 2-0 TRI-COUNTY SOUTH Athol 0-0 1-3 South Hadley also placed first in the
Westfield Voke 2-0 2-0 Sci-Tech 1-0 1-0
4x100 relay (Hannah Kelleher, Anna Please see ROUNDUP, page 17
Pathfinder 1-0 1-1 St. Mary 1-0 1-0 NORTH
Franklin Tech 1-0 1-0 Palmer 0-1 0-1 Agawam 0-0 5-0
Renaissance 1-1 1-1 Commerce 0-1 0-1 Minnechaug 0-0 3-0
Dean Tech 0-1 0-1 Holyoke Catholic 0-0 0-1 West Springfield 2-0 4-0
0-2 VALLEY LEAGUE
Chicopee Comp 1-0 2-0 KEEP UP WITH THE LOCAL FACES
Belchertown 0-0 2-2
Putnam 0-2 0-2 Amherst
IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS.
VALLEY LEAGUE Longmeadow 0-0 1-0
West Springfield 0-0 2-1 Minnechaug 0-0 1-0 SOUTH
Minnechaug 0-0 1-2 Westfield 0-0 0-1 Holyoke 2-0 2-1
Amherst 0-0 2-0 Commerce 2-0 2-2
Agawam 0-0 1-1 VALLEY WHEEL Sabis 0-0 2-1
Westfield 0-0 2-0 Agawam 0-0 0-1 Dean Tech 0-0 0-3
Cathedral 0-0 0-0 Ware 0-1 0-3
VALLEY WHEEL Ludlow 0-0 0-1 Sci-Tech 0-1 0-4
Chicopee Comp 0-0 2-1 Northampton 0-0 1-0
Northampton 0-0 1-1 South Hadley 0-0 1-0 * — standings accurate as of
Cathedral 0-0 0-1 Sunday, April 10.
East Longmeadow 0-0 0-1
Longmeadow 0-0 0-1
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April 17th, 1:00 pm FOX
Racing News, Stats & Trivia
2011 Sprint Cup Series
1) Carl Edwards
Through April 10, 2011
2011 Nationwide Series
Points: 256 1) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 218
Wins: 1 Top 5: 4 Top 10: 5 2) Jason Leffler 204
2) Kyle Busch 3) Justin Allgaier 194
Points: 247 4) Elliott Sadler 188
Wins: 1 Top 5: 4 Top 10: 5 5) Reed Sorenson 188
3) Matt Kenseth 6) Aric Almirola 187
Points: 243 7) Trevor Bayne 181
Wins: 1 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4 8) Brian Scott 173
4) Jimmie Johnson 9) Kenny Wallace 164
Points: 243 10) Mike Bliss 150
Wins: 0 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4
5) Kurt Busch Racing News
Track Details Points: 240 Trevor Bayne was "doing
Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 5
Location: Talladega, Alabama fine" Sunday after being
Shape: Tri-oval 6) Dale Earnhardt Jr. released from Carolinas
Points: 235 Medical Center-University.
Distance: 2.66 miles Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 4
Turns / Front / Back: 33º / 16.5º / 2º Bayne had been admitted to the hospital
Qualifying Record: Bill Elliott 212.809 - 1987 7) Ryan Newman Sunday morning after returning home
Points: 233 from the Sprint Cup race because of a
Race Record: Mark Martin 188.354 - 1997 Wins: 0 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4
reaction to an insect bite on his left
Aaron’s 499 Preview 8) Juan Montoya
elbow. Bayne finished 17th in the
Talladega Superspeedway is one of the Wins: 0 Top 5: 2 Top 10: 4
Samsung 500 on Saturday night.
best known motorsports facilities in the
9) Kevin Harvick Racing Trivia
world with over thirty-seven years of racing
tradition. Records for both speed and Wins: 2 Top 5: 3 Top 10: 4
What track has the record
competition have been established at Talladega. The for the fastest recorded time
backstretch is nearly 4,000 feet long with a total 10) Tony Stewart in a stock car?
frontstretch of 4,300 feet, making it the largest oval Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 2 a) Daytona c) Indianapolis
track on the NASCAR circuit. The track's true domina- b) Martinsville d) Talladega
11) Paul Menard
tor had been Dale Earnhardt, who posted 10 NASCAR Points: 209
Sprint Cup wins. The speedway can accommodate Wins: 0 Top 5: 2 Top 10: 3
tri-oval in 44.998 seconds.
April 30, 1987. Elliott circled the 2.66-mile
more than 143,000 fans and has a 212-acre infield. 12) Clint Bowyer stock car - 212.809 mph set by Bill Elliott on
Adjacent to the track is the International Motorsports Points: 201 the record for the fastest recorded time in a
Hall of Fame and Museum. Wins: 0 Top 5: 1 Top 10: 3 Answer : d) Talladega Superspeedway has
Last Week’s Race: Samsung Mobile 500 Results
Driver Start Finish Points/Bonus Matt Kenseth beat race runner-up Clint Bowyer to the Driver of the Week
Matt Kenseth 4 1 48/2 checkered flag by a whopping 8.315 seconds in Saturday
Clint Bowyer 3 2 43/1 night's Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Matt Kenseth #17
Carl Edwards 2 3 42/1 The victory was Kenseth's second at Texas and the 19th Cup Position: 3rd
Greg Biffle 9 4 41/1 of his Cup career. Kenseth's Roush Fenway Racing Born: March 10, 1972
Paul Menard 19 5 39/0 teammates Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle came home Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig
Marcos Ambrose 7 6 39/1 third and fourth. After the race Matt said, "I've said it after Car: Ford
David Ragan 1 7 38/1 every win, but especially after over two years, I didn't know
Year Wins Top 10s Avg. Finish
Jimmie Johnson 6 8 36/0 if I'd ever have a chance to get here again." Edwards
regained the series lead by nine points over Kyle Busch,
This Season 1 4 11.8
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 28 9 36/1
Kurt Busch 10 10 35/1 who finished 16th. Kenseth moved up six spots to third. Career 19 193 14.8
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they came out of that pretty beat up.”
South Hadley, which beat Minnechaug in double
Lady Gaels down Monson
overtime in last year’s sectional semifinal, managed to
tie the score when Menard found the back of the net CHICOPEE - Monson infielder
with 22 seconds left in the first quarter. Melissa Harris (5) tags out
Crotty gave the Tigers a 3-2 lead early in the second
Holyoke Catholic’s Abby
but the Falcons scored seven seconds later on a key
Craig (8) as she slides into
face off win by Wade Modestow. Livermore added two
third base at Dana Park on
goals and suddenly the Falcons held a 5-3 lead.
Minnechaug won 23 out of 31 faceoffs. Wednesday, April 6.
But the Tigers responded with goals by Guenther Holyoke Catholic won the
and Menard to even things up before Gorecki made a game 11-10.
nice catch and shoot with 39 seconds left to give the
Falcons a 6-5 halftime lead.
The Tigers led 10-9 after three quarters and that
lead increased to 11-9 after Marcus scored a man-up
goal early in the fourth.
Minnechaug battled back and Gorecki started the
surge by scoring a shorthanded goal to cut the lead to
one. Abbot evened things up with a man-up goal with
8:37 left and after the Tigers responded to take a 12-11
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of a 5-1 late surge that lifted them to a key road victory
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Monson infielder Isabella Grassetti
(4) tags out Holyoke Catholic’s
TENNIS • Continued from Page 14 Megan Logan (14) on a rundown
season,” Leahy said. “As in every year our goal is to win
our conference and make the playoffs. If we play our
best I feel were very much capable of doing both.”
Returning singles player and junior captain Phil in their two matches last week.
Ohradka got the best of Chris Miele 6-3, 6-4.
“He should be a force in singles play this year,”
ROUNDUP • Continued from Page 15 The Lady Tigers (1-2) topped Westfield 5-0, but fell
to Longmeadow by the same score.
Leahy said. offense with a goal and an assist. In the win over the Bombers, the Lady Tigers swept
Agawam senior captain Jesse Conklin defeated Lauren Barthelette, Ginley, Hamlin, Sienna Hebert both the singles and doubles matches.
South Hadley’s Wil Vanderpoel 6-1, 6-2. Agawam’s and Tierney each had a goal. Brooke Marion and Dowd At first singles, South Hadley’s Jill Biermeister need-
Matt Davenport and South hadley’s Chris Annis added an assist apiece. ed a second-set tiebreak to pull off a 6-4, 7-6 victory.
played an exciting three-set match at third singles. Brandts finished with 16 saves. Other winners for South Hadley at singles included
Davenport dropped the first set 3-6 but recovered to The Lady Tigers held a 5-4 lead at halftime, but Julie Duda at second (6-0, 6-2) and Emma Hennessey
win the next two by similar scores of 6-2. Northampton outscored South Hadley, 4-2, in the sec- at third (6-0, 6-3).
The Tigers’ second doubles team of Zaid El-Mallah ond half to account for the 8-7 final. On the doubles side, Abigail Foster and
and Ziyad El-Mallah defeated Agawam’s Ian Burnes Tierney led the South Hadley attack with five goals. Hannah Pancione won 6-2, 6-4 at first doubles,
and Dayain Morais 6-4, 6-3. Agawam’s Brian Benson Hamlin and Barthelette each had one. Maddie Brandts while Nicole LaBarre and Miranda Stapley need-
and Steve Laflamme defeated South Hadley’s Ryan picked up two assists. ed three sets to pull off a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 victory at
Loughrey and Nolan Clark 6-3, 6-4, at first doubles. GIRLS TENNIS second doubles.
“It was a great first win for our team,” Leahy said. The South Hadley girls tennis team managed a split
“Hopefully it will give us confidence heading into our
next two conference matches.”
South Hadley won its first match of the year over the owner of various hotels in Hampshire County, said
Westfield. The Tigers won twice at doubles play to
earn a hard fought 3-2 victory.
FIRE • Continued from Page 1 Keefe. He immediately made rooms available at those
hotels for those who needed or wanted a place to stay.
Loughery and Clark defeated Erik Stinehart and hole in order to allow the fire burning in the attic to The American Red Cross out of Springfield also pro-
Chris Unger 6-3, 6-4 at first doubles while Pete Lambert partially escape. The fire was under control approxi- vided some assistance.
and Jayson Odom made the best of their playing time by mately 20 minutes after the initial call. Fire fighters The State Fire Marshall’s office was called and an
downing Jesse Burlingame and Tanner Dasso 6-0, 6-2, at remained on scene until 4:40 a.m. arson investigator arrived at the scene to deter-
second doubles. Miele ensured the win with a 6-2, 6-4 Limited smoke and water damage occurred to the mine the cause and origin of the fire. Keefe said
victory over Tim Rucki at first singles. apartment unit directly below, inhabited by a male and to their best analysis, the number of appliances
Jack O’Connor bested Vanderpoel 6-2, 6-0, at sec- female. Very limited water damage occurred to the plugged into a single power strip was the cause.
ond singles while Matt McEwan slipped past Annis at apartment unit below that. He credits the fire fighters’ hard work for the fire
third singles by the score of 6-1, 6-3. The fire displaced two occupants of the affected being limited to a single apartment unit and correspon-
South Hadley improved to 2-1 overall and in league apartment, a male and a female. The owner of the ding porch. “It was an exceptional job,” he said.
play with a solid 3-2 victory over East Longmeadow on apartment complex, a South Hadley resident, is also “Basically all the stars aligned. We were very fortunate.”
Tuesday. And again it was Miele at first singles and a
sweep at doubles that carried the Tigers to victory.
Miele got past Marc Nault 6-1, 6-4 while Loughery
and Clark downed Greg LaPerche and Kevin Dettbarn
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CALENDAR • Continued from Page 8 SCHOOL • Continued from Page 12
College Archives presents: Fires and tion at the high school (152 credits), motions were passed by a 5-0-0 vote.
Friendship: South Hadley and Mt. KLEZMER BAND – SOUTH the limited number of alternatives for Carey told the new additions to the
Holyoke College. Patricia Albright will HADLEY. MHC Klezmer Band Dance students who may need non-traditional committee that he is excited to work
present historical anecdotes and pictures Party. Learn the steps to the freylekhs, education and the expectations of stu- alongside them.
on the town and the college. Come and the Miserlou, and the Honga. Warbeke dents who are vocationally oriented. He “I want to take a chance to congratu-
learn more about historical connections Room, Mount Holyoke College, Weds., recommended that the rate of gradua- late our new School Committee mem-
between the students and the town. April 27, 5:30 p.m. tion should be examined further at a bers,” said Carey. “I look forward to
Mon., April 25, 6 p.m., South Hadley future meeting. spending time with you, getting to know
Public Library, 27 Bardwell St., 538-5045. Sayer did not know what the gradua- each other better and working together.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29 tion rate of previous classes was because I think we can do very well.”
TUESDAY, APRIL 26 JAZZ CONCERT – SOUTH
this was the first year this study was
released. East Longmeadow had the Service animal policy
HADLEY. Jazz Ensembles of Mount highest four-year graduation rate (95.4) approved
SPRING CHORAL CONCERT
Holyoke perform a smorgasbord of while Springfield had the lowest (53). The School Committee voted 5-0-0
The Northampton Community Music
sound with music by Alan Baylock, to approve the school district’s service
Center will be having its Spring Choral
Kris Berg, Victor Lopez and more. animal policy.
Concert on Tues., April 26 at 7 p.m.,
Edwards Church on Main Street,
McCulloch Auditorium, Mount School Committee Essentially, the policy states that no
Holyoke College, Fri., April 29, 7:30 reorganizes animal with the potential to endanger
Northampton. NCMC’s Kuumba
p.m. The two new members of the School the health or well-being of students will
Women’s Choir, High Definition, and
the Northampton Community Children’s Committee, Barry Waite and Robert be allowed on school grounds without
Choir will be performing. Donations col- SATURDAY, APRIL 30 Abrams, were welcomed to the board by permission from the superintendent.
lected for Grow Food Northampton. its returning members. Exceptions will be made for ani-
TEA CUP AUCTION, BREAK- As is customary whenever a new mals that help anyone afflicted
FAST, SALES - POTPOURRI – with a disability, such as a seeing-
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 SOUTH HADLEY. Joining the
election occurs, the School Committee
voted to reorganize its positions. Dale eye dog. Its handler will be liable
Potpourri will be The Congregation Carey was voted as the new chairman for any damage that is caused by
FINDING YOUR IMMIGRANT
Church of South Hadley Falls, 11 with Waite as vice chairman; both the animal.
ANCESTORS – SOUTH HADLEY.
North Main Street from 7:30 a.m. – 2
Presented by federal Archivist Jean
p.m., Saturday, April 30. Pancake
Nudd Elliott. A genealogical program
Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; Teacup Auction
on how to find information about your
immigrant ancestors. Weds., April 27, 6
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preferred. Spanish speaking a plus. Some evening hours
downs, filter repair, new/used email@example.com
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filters, motors, weekly vacs,
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Reminder April 15, 2011
Rubik’s Cube presents
a difficult challenge
By Amanda Baltazar the Melbourne Rubik’s Summer Open in
Teen Times staff writer January of 2011. He solved the cube in
an astonishing 6.65 seconds. I’m not sure
n 2006 I was inspired when I if the creator of the cube ever imagined it
watched the character Chris could be solved that quickly.
Gardner, played by Will Smith, The timeless puzzle was invented in
solve the Rubik’s Cube in “The 1974 by Erno Rubik, currently 66, and
Pursuit of Happyness.” was released to the world market a few
I bought a Rubik’s Cube the next years later. The Rubik’s Cube, originally
time I went to the store and was very named the Magic Cube, was invented
anxious to solve it. Being a determined in Budapest, Hungary. Rubik, an archi-
person, I never put the cube down. I was tect and sculptor, wanted an explanation Submitted photo
that kid who tried to solve the Rubik’s for three-dimensional geometry. In his Chicopee High School student Amanda Baltazar played with her first Rubik’s Cube so
Cube in middle school at recess, while attempts to create a working model, he much that that the original colors peeled off.
watching movies at home and even dur- created a challenging yet entertaining
ing dinner. If you were to look at that puzzle. have been sold. appeal to a broad audience and challenge
same cube today, you would see Post-it When he first unscrambled his cre- It’s fascinating that the popularity of the minds of many people. If you haven’t
notes taped to the sides. I used the cube ation, it took him almost an entire month a 3 by 3 by 3-inch toy cube has lasted tried solving the Rubik’s Cube, I recom-
to the point where the original colors of dedicated attempts to solve it. It was for decades. The puzzling toy that seems mend giving it a try and opening your
peeled off! later renamed the Rubik’s Cube by the difficult to some and intriguing to others mind to the world of endless combina-
Today, I can solve the cube in any- Ideal Toy Corporation when the puzzle has definitely established its name. tions that await you.
where between one and two minutes. was patented. So many people around The Rubik’s Cube is internationally
This is a long time compared to the the world have attempted to solve the known and loved. The different varia- Amanda Baltazar is a student at
world record set by Feliks Zemdegs at Rubik’s Cube that over 300 million cubes tions and spinoffs from the Rubik’s Cube Chicopee High School.
Weird ways to win a
By Jessica Rollend tions for things such as the best shoes,
Teen Times staff writer best purse, best corsage, and best duct
tape tie. The winners receive 23 rolls of
oney may not grow duct tape. The company has 17 colors
Submitted photo on trees, but it can available for purchase on their Website,
From left, Rachel Footit, Erika Trapp, Caelyn Adams, Emily Hayward, Robyn Footit and d e f i n i t e l y b e g i v e n and seven others with prints which range
Myrna Crompton enjoy Adams’ “Sweet 16” tea party. as scholarships based from flames to zebra stripes. Both co-ed
on strange criteria. Although they and same sex couples are eligible.
may not be advertised in the same There are other strange scholarships
Sweet 16 party can be a way as more prominent ones, these as well. If you can do duck calls, you
scholarships can still be worth a lot. better stay on your webbed toes for the
Unique scholarships are usually not Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck
girl's dream come true based on grades, community service Calling Contest. You have 90 seconds to
or income. In fact, most are estab- do a hail, feed, comeback and mating
lished by factors such as pecu- call. There are four prizes - the grand
By Caelyn Adams realize that everyone should feel like a prin- one being $2,000. This competi-
liar talents or odd personal
Teen Times staff writer cess or think of themselves as royalty on situations. tion began in 1984 and con-
their birthday. There are thousands tinues 27 years later.
After I decided I wanted a tea party, Student athletes may
urning 16 is a big thing and of strange scholarships You can win a
having a Sweet 16 party is I had to convince my parents how much online for juniors, want to try out for the
every teenage girl’s dream. I would love them for giving it to me. It seniors, and post- scholarship by Scholar Athlete Milk
Well, at least it was mine. I would be the best! I started planning it after graduate students. If making your prom Mustache of the Year
always dreamed of having a huge Sweet they agreed, but I was really worried about you plan to go into a (SAMMY) Award. To
attire entirely out
16 celebration, kind of like the ones on how it was going to work out and how many field of study related to apply, you must be a
MTV’s Super Sweet Sixteen with hundreds of the 12 people I invited would show up. I potatoes, you may be of duct tape. senior with a grade point
of friends, three different dresses, a new car am happy to tell you that it all worked out eligible for up to $2000. average of 3.2 or higher
and of course, the hottest band. wonderfully and my Sweet 16 was the best Or maybe your favorite and participate in a sport.
I would have the party of the century! birthday party I have ever had. type of fabric is wool. In that There are 25 winners. Each
At least, that’s what I thought before I real- The dress code was semi-formal and case you should enter the National winner receives $7,500, a trip to
ized that it comes with a price tag. I wore my tiara. I invited six of my clos- Make-It-Yourself with Wool scholarship Disney, and a spot in a milk mustache
I turned 16 in the beginning of est friends and their mothers. We spent the competition. If you’re a Star Trek junkie advertisement.
February, but I’ve been spouting sweet 16 afternoon drinking tea and laughing and and going into a field of language study, In addition there are also scholar-
ideas for over a year. I asked for a new car, a even though it wasn’t a million dollar party, the Klingon Language Institute also has ships for bowling, being a vegetarian,
huge party halfway between Connecticut and it was as much fun as I had hoped for. a scholarship available. studying fungus, loving grapes, being a
Massachusetts, a day at a spa, a weekend in If you are going to have a Sweet 16 If you’re more of an eccentric and golf caddy, and being shorter than 4 feet
New York City and an ice skating party. I party, I recommend planning it at least two you have a date to the prom who is 10 inches. To find these scholarships,
told my parents that if I couldn’t have those months in advance. Once you have a theme equally unusual, you can win a scholar- you can either browse through Google,
things I didn’t want a party at all. everything will start to fall in place. Don’t ship by making your prom attire entirely or take a quick test on Scholarships.
In the end, I decided on a tea party. give your parents a hard time about it. They out of duct tape. This cash give-away com. Although many deadlines have
Surprisingly I’ve never one and what bet- don’t have to throw the party for you or pay is sponsored by Duck Tape brand duct ended there are still some that are open
ter place than at Tea Roses Tea Room in for it. Also, don’t assume you’ll get a new tape, and the top prize is $5,000 for each until 2012. So, get going and take
Cromwell, Connecticut? car. I didn’t, but I got a really awesome uni- of you if you win. Your school will also advantage of these little known ways to
I started celebrating the week my corn pillow pet and it made me just as happy. receive that amount. There’s a second get money for college.
birthday began. I actually called it my And although planning any party is stressful, and third place prize as well, and smaller
“Birthweek” and wore a tiara every day. remember to still have fun. prizes are given to the top ten finalists. In Jessica Rollend is a student at
One night when I went shopping with my Remember, you only turn 16 once! addition, there are also honorable men- South Hadley High School.
mother a Big Y employee saw my tiara and Caelyn Adams is a home-schooled stu-
said “Hello, Your Highness.” It made me dent from West Warren.