Amherst Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Milford Federal awards $10,000 in scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School: Jessica Castle, attending Anna Maria College; Douglas High School: Kristina King, attending Boston College; Hopedale High School: Trevor Wilson, attending University of Massachusetts Amherst; Milford High School: Maia Paterno, attending Belmont University; Mount Saint Charles Academy: Gregory Mumma, attending Bryant University; Carly Thibodeau of Nipmuc Regional High School; Northbridge High School: Patrick Sweeney, attending Worcester State University; Uxbridge High School: Madison Clement, attending Keene State College; Whitinsville Christian School: Luc Booz, attending Rochester Institute of Technology and Lilia Merbouche of Woonsocket High School.

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  2. Western Mass. loses a baseball treasure with the passing of 'Stan the Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | MassLive.com

    It was this writer's privilege to know Stan Ziomek for all 60 of the years that he served as director of youth baseball in Amherst. Our friendship began in 1952, with a phone call to The Springfield Union's sports department.

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  3. How the Northeast can address its gypsy moth problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... insects first," says Joseph Elkington, an environmental conservation professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. "When you have multiple stressors and multiple defoliations, that's going to cause tree mortality." Luckily, the larval ...

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  4. Mohawk considers former Pioneer acting principal and former Amherst leader for co-principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Recorder

    ... head football coach for Pioneer Valley Regional School in 2005. Mendonsa recently resigned as principal of the Amherst Regional Middle School, a position she held for two years, through June 30. From 2012 to 2014, she was principal of the John J. ...

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  5. UConn men stay in AAC neighborhood to fill assistant's jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Day

    ... the departed Karl Hobbs, who left in late March to work for Steve Pikiell at Rutgers University. A native of Amherst, Mass., Killings spent the last five years as a Temple assistant, helping the Owls qualify for the NCAA tournament three times and ...

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  6. Medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Lee business parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Berkshire Eagle

    Springfield-based Mass Alternative Care Inc. is negotiating to buy two lots totaling 4 acres within the commercial development off Route 102 from the Lee Community Development Corp, according to company representatives. During a Lee Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night, Collins said the marijuana grown at a yet-to-be constructed facility in Chicopee will be sold there, as well as in Amherst and Lee.

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  7. Brooklyn woman found dead from apparent heroin overdose :0Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | New York Post

    ... 911, but Glasov couldn't be saved. She was declared dead at about 11:30 p.m. She graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., with a degree in journalism in 2013. She's originally from San Francisco. "I just think every journalist out there ...

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  8. Increasing literacy at Reader to ReaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WWLP

    AMHERST, Mass. Increase literacy by teaming up with Reader to Reader ! We met up with their Executive Director David Mazor and Food Literacy Teacher Chef Bill Collins to learn how Reader to Reader is helping teen moms right here in the Pioneer Valley.

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  9. UConn hires Temple assistant Dwayne KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | USA Today

    ... men's basketball coach Dwayne Killings to fill a similar role with the Huskies. The 35-year-old is a native of Amherst, Massachusetts, and played at the University of Massachusetts for two years before transferring to Hampton University and earning ...

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  10. Greg Sullivan and Jim Stergios: UMass system saddled with debt, 'very poor' facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    On the one hand, the University of Massachusetts has many achievements of which to be proud. Under the leadership of Meehan and his predecessors over a quarter century, the average GPA of entering UMass Amherst freshmen shot up from around 2.9 to 3.8. In just the last five years, the flagship Amherst campus rose more than 20 spots in U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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  11. As I See It: Proud UMass system at a crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On the one hand, the University of Massachusetts has many achievements of which to be proud. Under the leadership of Meehan and his predecessors over a quarter century, the average grade point average of entering UMass Amherst freshmen shot up from around 2.9 to 3.8. In just the last five years, the flagship Amherst campus rose more than 20 spots in US News & World Report rankings.

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  12. Redlands Theatre Festival kicks off Friday at Prospect ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... Award-winner “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the poignant Emily Dickinson biography “The Belle of Amherst,” the family-friendly “Leaving Iowa,” and the hilarious Western melodrama “Deadwood Dick.” ...

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  13. Flags at half-staff: Overused symbol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Item Extra

    ... Mandela and in New Jersey for the singer Whitney Houston . Seeing half-staff flags on July Fourth last year jarred Amherst, Massachusetts, resident Larry Kelley, who felt the tribute - part of a 13-day honor for a state senator - "sends the wrong ...

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  14. Backyard fireworks: A legal matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Recorder

    With the Fourth of July on the horizon, families in western Massachusetts can look toward Amherst and Greenfield to watch fireworks displays.

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  15. Are We Overusing The Tribute Of Flying Flag At Half-Staff?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | CBS Local

    ... and in New Jersey for the Grammy-winning Whitney Houston . Seeing half-staff flags on July Fourth last year jarred Amherst, Massachusetts, resident Larry Kelley, who felt the tribute - part of a 13-day honor for a state senator - "sends the wrong ...

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  16. College grads getting majority of jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | ABC 27

    ... The trend has been particularly evident among Americans who lack a college degree. (AP Photo/John Amis, File) AMHERST, Mass. ( WWLP ) - According to a new report, college grads are getting jobs. In fact, they are getting nearly all of the jobs. 11.6 ...

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  17. Fourth of July celebrations to light up skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Recorder

    ... Council. The town Department of Public Works and Central Maintenance have also helped make the event possible. AMHERST - A few days after the annual fireworks in Franklin County, McGuirk Alumni Stadium on University Drive at the University of ...

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  18. Ritual Creates New Nation At Cafe NineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | New Haven Independent

    ... lemon in half on the makeshift doll's head. It was a ritual, a sacrifice-and a harbinger for what else was in store. Amherst, Mass.-based Ruune - an acronym standing for "ritual utilizing universal nightmare energy" - offered a set of music that ...

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  19. For this massive caterpillar invasion, it's crunch timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Boston.com

    ... of gypsy moth caterpillars since 1981, said Joseph Elkinton, an entomologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. That year, widely regarded as the annus horribilis for the red-and-brown larvae, the insatiable beasts used their powerful jaws ...

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  20. Amherst's Allison McCann, Longmeadow's Jerrica Li named 2016 Co-Female Athlete of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | MassLive.com

    ... athletes excelled not only locally, but on a state-wide scale during the 2015-16 school year, MassLive has selected Amherst girls tennis' Allison McCann and Longmeadow girls swimming's Jerrica Li as the Co-Female Athlete of the Year.

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