logo
Featured on 40:     F-15c Crash     Fall Previews!     MDA Show of Strength     Back to School Pix     Weather Discussion    
share on facebook share on twitter
Breaking News
Missing F-15 Pilot from Barnes Confirmed Dead Read more
Archive for June, 2011

CONNECTICUT (WGGB) — The dog days of summer are here! Which means it’s time to fill up and hit the road to find fun things to do this summer. All aboard the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat. “It’s a great trip for a family, wonderful experience,… Read more

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Cathedral High School students are one step closer to getting their lives back on track following the June 1st tornado. Thursday night students had the chance to come together and pick up their belongings they left… Read more

Story Image

By Carolyn RosenblattAgingParents.com Most of us who are middle aged and have aging parents have never had to learn about how to take care of our parents or how to best help them. We didn’t hear about this in school, did we? Lots of us don’t even… Read more

MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) — The town of Monson is far from back to normal after the tornado but a volunteer relief group based out of the First Church of Monson is ready to downsize its operation. “All the support here is unbelievable,” said tornado… Read more

By Rachel BertscheFrom Green Goes Simple Sunny days are here again. Temperatures are rising, daylight is longer, and the time has come for the entire clan — parents and children alike — to spend some quality time outdoors. “Getting the kids… Read more

Story Image

(HealthDay News) — Slow, gentle stretching before you begin more intense exercise is essential to warming up and preventing injury. It gives your body time to adjust before more intense activity. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons… Read more

Story Image

(HealthDay News) — Allergy shots can provide much-needed relief from watery eyes, runny nose and other allergy symptoms. But the shots aren’t for everyone. The American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology says they’re not appropriate for… Read more

By By Jennifer ViegasBy Jennifer Viegas From The Daily Cat   Smokey the cat’s “thunderous purr” has been compared to a lawn mower and even to a Boeing 747 coming in to land from a mile away. Now, the 12-year-old female cat from Northampton, U.K.,… Read more

Story Image

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Diet Sodas Help Cause Weight Gain: Study Don’t drink diet sodas if you’re trying to lose weight. A study that followed 474 diet soda drinkers,… Read more

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Vance Worley didn’t get Dustin Pedroia’s autograph. He got the former MVP’s attention – and the rest of the Boston Red Sox, too.  Worley pitched seven strong innings, Raul Ibanez hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh, and… Read more

MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) — “My heart was in my throat, as they say, as I drove up here the morning after the tornado,” said Dave Ramsey, Monson’s Community Garden Coordinator. “It might have even been the night of the tornado, I probably didn’t wait… Read more

Story Image

By Jenifer GoodwinHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — Whether it’s the great guy who got away or the dead-end relationship that went on way too long, regrets involving romance are most commonly cited by Americans when asked about… Read more

Story Image

TUESDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — Obesity is a major risk factor for death among obese women who don’t smoke, particularly low-income women, a new study finds. It included more than 3,600 women aged 45 to 64 in Scotland who never smoked and… Read more

Story Image

(HealthDay News) — Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by symptoms of pain or discomfort in the abdomen that persist for at least three months. The Womenshealth.gov website says the condition affects up to 20 percent of adults in the… Read more

Story Image

(HealthDay News) — Rickets is a condition caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium or phosphorus. Symptoms may include weak or deformed bones. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says common warning signs of rickets… Read more