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NORTHAMPTON - The unheard conversation took place in sign language, but the jury in the Ryan Welch murder trial saw what was allegedly an argument between the defendant and his girlfriend, Jessica Pripstein , Tuesday in the second week of the trial. Welch, 37, is charged with murdering, Pripstein, his former girlfriend, in the early hours of Feb. 20, 2012.
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Girl Scout Gold Award winner Elyssa Katz, of South Hadley, is shown here with her advisor, Ellen Moorhouse, of Springfield, left, and Patricia Hallberg, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts, right. SOUTH HADLEY -Seventeen-year-old Elyssa M. Katz says she joined Girl Scouts 12 years ago because she "saw it as a euphonious marriage between both my passion for interaction and positive impact in the community and my interest for meeting and bonding with my peers."
For Easthampton artist Michael Sjostedt, collage is about reinterpretation. This concept is the driving force behind "Recipher: Coding with Collage," which will occupy the Mill Arts Project section of Eastworks until September 27. "When you look at the piece, the information is jumbled.
ECA+, the city's arts organization, has its office in the Old Town Hall at 43 Main St. Every year, Easthampton City Arts+ awards grants to local artists in a competitive program funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2014.
Tricks of the trade are always helpful, especially when it comes to makeup and beauty! Crystal Vazquez is the owner of Crystal Vazquez & Company in Easthampton and she joined us to share advice! 1. Make your mascara last by adding 4-5 drops of eye drops to your tube when you feel like it dries up. To avoid it drying up avoid pumping your wand in the tube because that allows air in.
EASTHAMPTON - The works of artists who spent the week of Sept. 6-13 painting outdoors within Easthampton will be on display at the Nash Gallery and at Christine's Bean Sprout Cafe, both on Cottage Street, through Oct. 8. The paintings and pastels were created as part of the gallery's seventh annual "Paint Out En Plein Air Painting Contest."
It's almost time to turn off the A/C, and turn on your heat. When it comes to types of fuel, Natural Gas is still cheaper than oil.
NORTHAMPTON - The jury in the Ryan Welch murder trial Thursday heard a frantic Jessica Pripstein tell a dispatcher that her boyfriend was trying to kill her moments before her throat was slashed. The 911 recording was played while police dispatcher Mary Dzialo was on the witness stand in the first day of testimony.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers are scheduled to make opening remarks in the first-degree murder trial of Ryan Welch on Thursday. The 38-year-old Welch is charged with fatally stabbing 39-year-old Jessica Ann Pripstein in her Easthampton apartment in February 2012.
EASTHAMPTON - Easthampton library director Stephanie Sueppel has stepped down after two months and six days on the job, reports the Daily Hampshire Gazette . Sueppel, 50, started work as director of the Emily Williston Memorial Library on July 1. She moved to Easthampton from Iowa, where she had for five months been director of the Algona Public Library.
Easthampton election workers Betty Burnham and Joanne Slattery pulling the tape at the close of the polls Tuesday night. EASTHAMPTON - Nearly 14 percent, or 1,596 of Easthampton's 11,456 registered voters turned out for the state primary Tuesday, according to City Clerk Barbara Labombard.
With 8% of precincts reporting as of 8:50 P.M, Leahy received 602 votes or 72% over Holyoke Fire Commission Chairman Christopher Hopewell, who received 234 votes or 28%. 22News reporter Matt Caron is at Leahy's victory party at the Dam Cafe in Holyoke, where the candidate is about to declare victory.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:01 am
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