Holyoke Community College

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Name: Holyoke Community College
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Black alumni describe struggles, tensions, fears of going to school in Amherst

AMHERST— Two recent African-American graduates of the Amherst regional school system were the stars of the WHMP community forum on race issues Thursday as they described struggles to connect with teachers who weren’t challenging them, dismay at tensions ... [Published Amherst Bulletin - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obituaries today: Daniel Scott worked in Longmeadow schools

Daniel Scott   Daniel L. Scott, 37 , of Feeding Hills, passed away on Tuesday. Born in Springfield, he was a 1995 graduate of Cathedral High School. He also attended Holyoke Community College, and received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Colorado ... [Published MassLive - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bulletin Board: Champigny, Mickiewicz tie at Edge Hill

Paul Champigny and Justin Mickiewicz tied for top point quota at plus-4 Tuesday in the A Division of the Edge Hill Men’s Golf League in Ashfield.Low gross went to Mark Graves with a 38, while Mickiewicz carded a 32 for low net.Paul Champigny was closest ... [Published Recorder.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Filling the Gap

New Programs Prepare People for Careers in ManufacturingSeveral weeks ago, Bob LePage met with a fourth-generation manufacturer who is having problems finding new employees with the right skills to fuel his company’s growth.“He told me his competitors ... [Published Business West - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sarah sings for West River Habitat for Humanity

By CICELY M. EASTMAN / Reformer StaffWILMINGTON -- For Sarah Clay, her music is a spiritual connection to her dad from whom she got her inspiration and learned her love of jazz. Tonight's presentation of the Great American Songbook Concert at the Memorial ... [Published Battleboro Reformer - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hubbard captures DRIVE Boys’ JV crown

Hubbard Heating & Cooling was crowned champion of the DRIVE Hoops Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball League on Thursday evening as it defeated Whitney Fencing, 54-51, at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield.Hunter Cote netted 18 points and Mike Menard ... [Published Recorder.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

People In Business: Wayne M. Kapinos of The Dowd Insurance Agencies

Wayne M. KapinosHolyoke The Dowd Insurance Agencies announced the appointment of Wayne M. Kapinos as an account executive at The Dowd Insurance Agencies. Kapinos will be based in the Holyoke office.“With almost a decade of experience as a licensed insurance ... [Published MassLive - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Concert for Habitat

WILMINGTON- The Great American Songbook Concert Series continues at Memorial Hall on Saturday, August 23, beginning at 8 pm. The monthly series began last month to call attention to and aid charitable organizations in and around the Deerfield Valley. ... [Published Deerfield Valley News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Amherst community members address racism without town and school officials in WHMP forum on Town Common

In a joint statement from Town Manager John P. Musante and School Superintendent Maria Geryk they wrote they couldn't attend because "We are focused on moving forward with the Amherst Together initiative which is built on positive, forward thinking action. ... [Published MassLive - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Obituaries today: Russell Kotfila was general manager at Western Massachusetts car dealerships

Russell Kotfila   Russell Arthur Russ Kotfila, 73 of Westmoreland, N.H. , died Sunday. He was born in Holyoke, and graduated from Holyoke High School in 1959. He also attended Holyoke Community College, where he majored in history. He served in the U.S. ... [Published MassLive - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

The International Nurses Association Celebrates Gerontological Nurse Daphne Phelps, RN, in their world-class publication Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

The International Nurses Association and Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare proudly announce the addition of Daphne Phelps, RN, as a notable member of the nursing community of Massachusetts. Featuring 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry with ... [Published ECPlaza - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges Stick with Federal Ban on Medical Marijuana

The office of Dr. Jill Griffin in Northampton, Mass.(Photo Credit: Henry Epp for NEPR)by: Karen Brown August 7, 2014Although medical marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts and other states, most college students this fall won’t be allowed to use their ... [Published New England Public Radio - Aug 07 2014]

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The Great American Songbook is a compilation of these songs. According to Wikipedia: "The Great American Songbook is a term used to denote the canon of the most important and most influential American popular songs of the 20th century - principally from Broadway theatre, musical theatre, and Hollywood musical film. Written from the 1920s through the 1950s, they include hundreds of songs of enduring popularity."
Parent Carleen Basler has two children two Asian American children who are multi-ethnic in the schools. She is a Mexican-American. She feels "the school system is trying to correct (the issue.) They're addressing it head-on in a very proactive way."
"One of the areas where we've had some dialogue and seen some success is the healthcare industry," he noted. "We didn't go into this thinking about this sector relative to call centers, but Baystate Health and Health New England both have significant call-center programs and need people with solid customer-service skills."

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Black alumni describe struggles, tensions, fear... [Published Amherst Bulletin - Aug 29 2014]
Obituaries today: Daniel Scott worked in Longme... [Published MassLive - Aug 28 2014]
Bulletin Board: Champigny, Mickiewicz tie at Ed... [Published Recorder.com - Aug 27 2014]
Filling the Gap [Published Business West - Aug 26 2014]
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakl... [Published MassLive - Aug 25 2014]
Sarah sings for West River Habitat for Humanity [Published Battleboro Reformer - Aug 23 2014]
Hubbard captures DRIVE Boys’ JV crown [Published Recorder.com - Aug 23 2014]
People In Business: Wayne M. Kapinos of The Dow... [Published MassLive - Aug 22 2014]
Concert for Habitat [Published Deerfield Valley News - Aug 22 2014]
Amherst community members address racism withou... [Published MassLive - Aug 21 2014]
Obituaries today: Russell Kotfila was general m... [Published MassLive - Aug 20 2014]
Jaywalking: Ravenous pro [Published Recorder.com - Aug 19 2014]
Teens grow in their faith at 31st annual C.A.M.... [Published I Observe - Aug 18 2014]
Bulletin Board: Stone outduels Whitback at Mug ... [Published Recorder.com - Aug 18 2014]
The International Nurses Association Celebrates... [Published ECPlaza - Aug 16 2014]
Top 10 Blogs about Postsecondary Next Gen Learning [Published Next Generation Learning Challenges - Aug 14 2014]
Colleges Stick with Federal Ban on Medical Mari... [Published New England Public Radio - Aug 07 2014]
Answering the Call [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 29 2014]
Bulletin Board: Bridge Classic approaches [Published Recorder.com - Jul 26 2014]
HCC Gateway to College Program Number One in U.S. [Published Business West - Jul 24 2014]
As Massachusetts Gaming Law Awaits Voters, Plan... [Published New England Public Radio - Jul 23 2014]
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