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Congressman Richard Neal visits students at Westfield High School  WWLP.com

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - It's not every day a western Massachusetts high school class hears directly from their congressman about the workings of ...



A fundamentally broken system  SouthCoastToday.com

BOSTON — Anthony Mulligan told state lawmakers that his story is not a triumphant one. Recounting how he came to attend the University of Massachusetts ...



NJ students: Mount Saint Mary Academy senior attends medical mission in Paraguay  MyCentralJersey.com

Hailey Longstreet, a senior at Mount Saint Mary Academy and Westfield resident, traveled to Asuncion, Paraguay from March 21 to 29 as part of a medical ...



Prom 2018 photos: Westfield High School prom at Chez Josef in Agawam  MassLive.com

The 2018 Westfield High School prom was held on Thursday, May 31 at Chez Josef in Agawam.



Hundreds Memorialize Late Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Hundreds of people memorialized Westfield High School's principal, who died earlier this week from complications following his donation of ...



Westfield High School Class of 2018 encouraged to be kind and laugh (photos)  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD - The Westfield High School Class of 2018 received congratulations and advice from classmates, teachers, Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski ...



Westfield superintendent names interim athletic director  MassLive.com

The former athletic director and lead physical education teacher at the Hampden Charter School of Science in Chicopee will take the helm at Westfield High and ...



Jim Jachym honored as pitcher and teacher/coach  MassLive.com

Seventh in a series on the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2019, to be inducted Thursday at the Hadley Farms Meeting House, ...



Monday's high schools: Northampton boys basketball handles Westfield  GazetteNET

Jaeden Johndrow amassed 17 points and nine rebounds, as the Northampton boys basketball team beat Westfield 52-35 on the road Monday.Mike McCarthy ...



Westfield Police looking for missing juvenile last seen near high school  WWLP.com

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing juvenile who was last seen on Monday.



Westfield High School incident determined to be no threat to students and staff  wwlp.com

A threat was sent in to Westfield High School via the school district's anonymous alert system on Thursday.



Prom 2017 photos: Westfield High School celebrates at Chez Josef in Agawam  MassLive.com

The 2017 Westfield High School prom took place at Chez Josef in Agawam on Thursday, May 25.



Westfield High science and engineering Fair is Feb. 8  MassLive.com

Students in all grades will participate in 18th annual Westfield High Science Fair.



Family, friends bid final farewell to New Jersey principal who died while donating bone marrow  WABC-TV

Friends, family and colleagues bid a final farewell Tuesday to a beloved New Jersey high school principal who died after undergoing a procedure to donate ...



High schools: Early 3s spark Northampton in rout of Westfield  GazetteNET

Lulu Kesin, Emily Sledzieski and Jill McGrath combined for four first-quarters 3-pointers to spark the Northampton girls basketball team to a 73-47 victory over ...



Hannah Jury named 2019 Westfield colleen  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD - Hannah E. Jury was crowned Westfield's Colleen Feb. 1 and will ride on the Sons of Erin float at the Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade with court ...



Bo Sullivan will complete Westfield School Commitee term of his late brother  MassLive.com

Westfield School Committee member Kevin Sullivan died in September and his brother Bo will fill his seat.



Westfield High School gets new principal  wwlp.com

Superintendent of Westfield Schools, Stefan Czaporowski announced today the new principal of Westfield High School.



Westfield schools, Holyoke CareerPoint partner to prep students for workforce  MassLive.com

CareerPoint and the WHS Career Center are teaming up to give students and businesses opportunities to connect.



Westfield High students receive early college acceptance, scholarships, including at Harvard  MassLive.com

Westfield High School student Kristen Stawasz accepted to Harvard University.



2016 Westfield High School Prom  MassLive.com

The 2016 Westfield High School prom was held on Thursday, May 26, at The Log Cabin in Holyoke.



Westfield Superintendent discusses high school dropout rates  wwlp.com

Currently, the four-year graduation rate for Westfield HS is at 91% and Westfield Technical Academy is at 93.7%.



Westfield High School students walked out of class to support principal  wwlp.com

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One day after Westfield High School's interim principal was placed on leave, hundreds of students and staff members walked out ...



Westfield High School leadership change  wwlp.com

A statement released by Superintendent of Schools Stefan Czaporowski about Mr. Dennis Duquette, Principal of Westfield High School.



Westfield marks Veterans Day with parade, ceremony  MassLive.com

Westfield's veterans *service* director brought to tears by ceremony.



Division 2 boys lacrosse: Northampton can't catch Westfield in opening round  GazetteNET

WESTFIELD — The Northampton boys lacrosse team was eliminated from the Central/West Division 2 Tournament by Westfield, losing 9-4 on Monday.



2019 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade: Line of March  MassLive.com

The 2.65-mile parade begins at the K-mart Plaza on Northampton Street and makes its way to Hampden Street via Beech, Appleton and High streets.



Creator of Westfield's iconic Black Squirrel creates new line of drawings of the city's unofficial mascot  MassLive.com

Iconic Black Squirrel artist Susan Buffam returns to her passion for drawing.



FC Tech hosts gender and sexuality conference  The Recorder

TURNERS FALLS — Franklin County Technical School hosted a conference for all western Massachusetts high school Gender and Sexuality Alliances to help ...



Westfield High School principal resigning  wwlp.com

Westfield High School Principal Jonathan Carter is leaving, and that will mean staff changes at two other schools in the city.



Assault of Westfield High School principal sparked by fight over classroom seating, police say  MassLive.com

Friday's alleged assault of Westfield High School principal Jonathan Carter was sparked by a dispute among students over classroom seating, police said.



Westfield teens plan concert to benefit Kinship Fund for homeless teens  MassLive.com

Cousins Emery and Carly James spearhead concert in Westfield to benefit homeless teens.



Mother of Westfield overdose victim after supplier's guilty plea: 'I have cried every single day for the past 702 days'  MassLive.com

Seth Lombard-Hawthorne, 24, of Westfield, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the Feb. 6, 2016 overdose death of 16-year-old Lillian Anderson.



GoFundMe page created for Lily Anderson, 16-year-old Westfield High School student who died of suspected heroin overdose  MassLive.com

"These funds will be used to help offset funeral costs and make donations to the Westfield High School Art Department and the Westfield Homeless Cat project," ...



Westfield transition program students to share their view of the city  MassLive.com

A grant from the Westfield Education Foundation to the East Mountain Transition Program will bring the Photo Voice project to students there.



Remembering Paul Gallo, a Westfield icon of high school sports  MassLive.com

With the death last Saturday of Paul Gallo, 86, Western Massachusetts lost one of its all-time great athletes. At Westfield High School in the post-war '40s, Gallo ...



New Jersey high school mourns principal who died after donating bone marrow  Worcester Telegram

A New Jersey high school is in mourning after the campus' principal fell into a coma and later died after donating bone marrow.Derrick Nelson, principal of ...



Cell phone video shows student apparently shoving Spring ISD teacher  KTRK-TV

A Spring ISD student may face criminal charges for shoving a teacher in the classroom.



Chris Tolpa-Matuszczak named principal of Franklin Avenue School in Westfield  MassLive.com

Interim Principal Chris Tolpa-Matuszczak will be the permanent principal at Franklin Avenue School in Westfield starting July 1.



After finishing jail term for manslaughter, Westfield man must warn others about danger of sharing lethal drugs  MassLive.com

Giving such a potent drug to a teenager is "similar to providing them with a loaded gun and saying: go ahead, take your chances," Assistant District Attorney ...



National Student Walkout: 'You could have heard a pin drop' in Westfield  MassLive.com

North Middle School students in Westfield joined the National Walk Out March 14.



Words Unspoken: Summer camp aims to build confidence in youths who stutter  MassLive.com

Brandon Towle, founder of Camp Words Unspoken, a camp for young adults who stutter. (Photo submitted). 0. By Hope E. Tremblay. Westfield resident Brandon ...



'Patron saint' of road racing, Falmouth Road Race co-founder Tommy Leonard dies  MassLive.com

Tommy Leonard once referred to himself as “an old country bumpkin from Westfield, Massachusetts.”In truth, he was a fairly cosmopolitan type both revered and ...



Twenty-seven young women will compete in Westfield Sons of Erin Colleen contest  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD – Twenty-seven young women will compete for the colleen title and one of four spots on her court during the Sons of Erin coronation ball on Feb. 6.



Photos: Westfield High School Class of 2016 Commencement  MassLive.com

Several thousand spectators gathered at the Westfield Technical Academy High School's Bullens Field to watch the Westfield High School Commencement ...



NJ students: Shoe drive held at Hillsborough Middle School  MyCentralJersey.com

The STAR (Students Together Achieving Respect) student organization at Hillsborough Middle School turned Tuesdays during the month of January into ...



Westfield High School Drama Club stages 'Cinderella'  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD - Westfield High School students will bring a classic fairy tale to life on Friday and Saturday with performances of their spring musical, "Cinderella.



Westfield honors local pioneer Pat Randall for her contributions to Bombers athletics (photos/video)  MassLive.com

Gallery: Pat Randall ,Longtime Westfield High School coach,teacher and athletic director,honored for her *service*. By Christopher Berry | cberry2@masslive.com



Westfield man sentenced to 42 months in jail in 16-year-old girl's overdose death  MassLive.com

Investigators have said Seth Lombard-Hawthorne and Lillian Anderson were co-workers at the Elm Street McDonald's in Westfield, one of two jobs the ...



Dan Genovese comes back to regular hardball as Tri-County League 'golden oldie'  MassLive.com

Dan "Gunner" Genevose serves several roles, including 56-year-old baseball player and grandfather to P.J. Wellspeak IV.(Submitted photo) Between innings of ...



Photos: Westfield High School Class of 2015 graduation  MassLive.com

The Westfield High School Class of 2015 participated in graduation exercises on Friday night at Bullens Field.



Chamber Corners: Upcoming Events  Business West

... • April 24: Good News Business Salute, 7:30-9 a.m. Throughout the year, 1Berkshire selects businesses and organizations to recognize at events called Good ...



Seven Westfield teachers land 2018 Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award  MassLive.com

Westfield educators receive Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards.



Region 1 Science Fair Encourages Student Research  iBerkshires.com

Keynote speaker Lisa Chamberlain poses with first-place winners Abigail Goyette and Suvin Sundararajan, both of Westfield High School. NORTH ADAMS ...



Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Line of March and Lot Lineup Map  WWLP.com

Thousands of people will be marching in the 68th annual St. Patrick's Parade in Holyoke this Sunday. Take a look at the order of appearance.



Westfield High School Class of 2011 given standard to live by; St. Mary High graduates 33  MassLive.com

100 percent of the St. Mary Class of 2011 is headed to college.



Westfield High School announces 3 finalists for 2014 Bronze Tablet award  MassLive.com

The Bronze Tablet is awarded annually to a graduating senior that promotes the welfare and good name of Westfield High School.



Grim Reaper Visits Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School  TAPinto.net

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Grim Reaper visited the students of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School as part of the Faces of Reality presentation on ...



State issues Westfield school assessment report  wwlp.com

A preliminary report on Westfield schools has been issued by the state.



Writing memoir a dream come true for Thomas Pitoniak of Westfield  MassLive.com

Writing a book has been -- since his college days at the University of Massachusetts -- a dream for Thomas F. Pitoniak, of Westfield. "I had enough for a book by ...



Westfield Police Blotter: Drug-Related Arrests & More  TAPinto.net

August 15, 2018 8:25 p.m.. Fedelman Acosta, age 23, of Westfield, NJ was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Plainfield ...



NJ Softball Roundup with Analysis: Ferraiolo outduels Apsel to lift Montgomery over North Hunterdon  MyCentralJersey.com

Skyland Conference and Courier News area softball roundup for Thursday, April 11.



Western Massachusetts students participate in nationwide school walkout  wwlp.com

Here's a look at school walkouts that happened right here in western Massachusetts.



Westfield school dress code enforcement continues but may be reviewed, officials say  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD – Administrators from at least two city schools are continuing to enforce the dress policy, “a hot topic” that the School Committee has sent to its ...



Re-Inspired home furnishings shop opens in Southwick  MassLive.com

Upcycled items, furniture and more offered at Southwick's Re-Inspired.



Cathedral v. Westfield Thanksgiving football tradition ends; Bombers whitewash Panthers 50-0  MassLive.com

Cathedral is scheduled to merge with St. Michaels to form Pope Francis High School. It's not certain if the new school will have a football team.



Man charged in Westfield teen's overdose death was too high to consent to police interrogation, lawyer argues  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD — The lawyer for a Westfield man charged with manslaughter in a high school student's drug overdose death is seeking to have statements he ...



Classroom news and notes from around the region  GazetteNET

Carlino graduates from Academy HillEasthampton — Jackson Carlino, the son of Will and Kim of Easthampton, recently graduated from Academy Hill School in ...



At inauguration, Westfield mayor predicts '2018 is going to be banner for us'  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD -- Mayor Brian P. Sullivan told the audience at his inauguration ceremony Tuesday that he is prepared to lead the city as he begins his second term ...



Gazette Boys Lacrosse All-Star Team  GazetteNET

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Tyler Allcroft, Northampton — Senior scored 60 goals with 12 assists and led the Blue Devils to the postseason. Found the net seven ...



Preview: 'Mamma Mia!' at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School  TAPinto.net

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- “The biggest challenge in this production for me is to not let anyone down expectation wise, especially since this has been ...



New charter school will open in western Massachusetts  wwlp.com

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to approve three new charter schools in Massachusetts.



National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists named for 2019  MyCentralJersey.com

Central Jersey students from 53 schools, along with one home-schooled scholar, have been named as semifinalists for the 2019 National Merit Scholarship ...



Western Massachusetts high school graduation dates set  MassLive.com

commerce graduation 2014.JPG. The High School of Commerce for Advanced Studies Class of 2014 gathers for commencement at Springfield Symphony Hall ...



Man has drug charges moved to Superior Court, mother of victim thanks community for donations  wwlp.com

A Westfield man, who allegedly sold heroin to a Westfield High School junior who died from an overdose has had all his charges moved to Hampden Superior ...



Homeless young adults in Westfield get new home  wwlp.com

Some homeless young adults in Westfield now have a place to call home.



Westfield merchants ready for Small Business Saturday  MassLive.com

Downtown Westfield business owners are ready for Small Business Saturday shoppers.



The Tavern in Westfield sold to owner of Opa Opa, Kaptain Jimmy's  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD -- After 14 years in Westfield and a total of 36 years in business, John J. Bonavita is selling The Tavern restaurant to the owner of Southampton's ...



The end of a football rivalry - Cathedral, Westfield and Thanksgiving Day  MassLive.com

While nothing is certain yet, Cathedral athletic director Joe Hegarty said he's "very doubtful" that the new Pope Francis school would have football.



PVIAC Skiing Individuals: Long list of local skiers in the hunt  The Recorder

After securing a regular-season team title, the Mohawk Trail Regional High School girls' alpine ski team sets its sights on the postseason today.The Warriors ...



Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Westfield presents 2013 scholarships  MassLive.com

Some 165 members of Westfield's graduating class of 2013 will be helped to make their higher education aspirations a reality by the awards.



Westfield 2018 St. Patrick's Parade contingent to feature 'Woodland Sprites' float  MassLive.com

Fantasy will prevail on the float, which will include an enchanted tree, the home of a family of fairies -- not Leprechauns.



'Act well thy part,' beloved Westfield teacher Barbara O'Connor's lesson learned by students, family: Viewpoint  MassLive.com

That January of 37 years ago was as cold but not as frigid as this one. In 1981, I was a young reporter in the Westfield bureau of the Springfield Daily News, ...



Westfield's Taylor Hildack scores 'American Idol' tryout; fails to make cut  MassLive.com

A 2011 graduate of Westfield High School, she is a student at Holyoke Community College.



Westfield teen named Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America, earns $20,000 scholarship  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD -- When he was 9 years old, Nelson Gabriel Santos-Ferrer went to the Boys & Girls Club in Westfield for the first time. Since then it's become his ...



Applications available today for Hampden County Regional Employment Board summer jobs program  MassLive.com

CHICOPEE -- With the unemployment rate for those ages 16-19 stuck at nearly 26 percent, the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County is once again ...



Oakton High School Boy's & Girl's Takes Down Westfield  SwimSwam

The high school swim season has begun, and the Oakton Swim/Dive team opened the season with two victories over Westfield High School. At Cub Run ...



Westfield schools to close Parkside Academy, facility aimed at students with special needs  MassLive.com

The School Department will retain ownership of the former St. Casimir Church for future use.



Westfield settlements and judgments  wwlp.com

These are the settlements and judgments in Westfield from 2012-2015.



School Street Bistro closing in Westfield surprises officials, leaves groups scrambling  MassLive.com

Mayor Daniel Knapik said a recent meeting with Bistro owners indicated they were interested in creating market rate housing on the upper floors of the brick ...



Tom Pitoniak  Publishers Lunch Deluxe

TIGER HILLBILLY: MEMOIR OF AN AMERICAN FARMER, SCHOLAR, EDITOR--AND 70s REBEL. "It feels like a perfect night to get dressed up as hipsters



Westfield International Air Show takes off at Barnes Air National Guard Base  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD -- Thousands turned out to Barnes Air National Guard Base Saturday to tour planes and view more than a dozen flying demonstrations as the Air ...



2018 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Line of March  MassLive.com

LINE OF MARCH: The 67th annual Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade is set for Sunday, March 18.



School Field Hockey: Precocious Mason helps Frontier beat Westfield  The Recorder

Katheryn Mason scored a pair of goals Monday and Frontier Regional School picked up its 10th win of the season, 3-1, over Westfield High School in an ...



Moe's Southwest Grill opens in Westfield next week, offering free burritos for a year for 25 lucky guests  MassLive.com

Moe's has area locations on Route 9 in Hadley, on King Street in Northampton and on hazard Avenue in Enfield, Connecticut.



Man killed in crash on Montgomery Rd. in Westfield  wwlp.com

Dan Desrochers - WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield News) - One man died following a rollover at Montgomery Road and West Road Saturday morning.



Superintendents protest sci-tech charter school OK'd to open in Hampden County  MassLive.com

A new charter school approved this week for Western Massachusetts will focus on students from Agawam, Holyoke, Westfield and West Springfield interested in ...



Westfield High School band seeks funding for New York City tribute to 9/11 victims  MassLive.com

Three Westfield natives were killed in the attack on the Twin Towers.



Teen killed in crash on Shaker Road in Westfield  The Republican - MassLive.com

Nearly 700 people turned out at Westfield High School Sunday to mourn the death of Carlos Montes de Oca.



Former Westfield Mayor John Rhodes dies at 70  MassLive.com

John Rhodes, lawyer, teacher and former mayor of Westfield, has died. He was 70 years old.



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