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UMassFive Opens New Branch at Mercy Medical Center

January 23rd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — UMassFive College Federal Credit Union introduced its newest branch location at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. As of January, the Credit Union of the Providence System (CUPS) has formally merged with UMassFive College...

WNEU School of Law to Host Cybersecurity Law Presentation

January 23rd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Western New England University School of Law and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will present a cutting-edge program highlighting current legal issues in privacy, data security, and cybersecurity law on Tuesday,...

WSU to Offer Human Resource Certification Preparation Course

January 23rd, 2015
WESTFIELD — The Community Education Department at Westfield State University is offering a Human Resource Certification Preparation Program beginning Thursday, Feb. 26. This course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource...

Anne Thomas Takes Leadership Role at Leavitt Family Jewish Home

January 23rd, 2015
LONGMEADOW — Jewish Geriatric Services has named Anne Thomas vice president of Residential Services and Administrator of the Leavitt Family Jewish Home. Thomas brings more than 25 years of diverse experience in elder healthcare to this...

Massachusetts adds 10,900 Jobs in December

January 23rd, 2015
BOSTON — The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported that preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show Massachusetts added 10,900 jobs in December for a total preliminary estimate of 3,447,600. The...

American River Nutrition Begins Construction in Hadley

January 22nd, 2015
HADLEY — Westmass Area Development Corp. announced that American River Nutrition, founded by former UMass Amherst Professor of Food Science and Nutrition Barrie Tan, has begun construction of a 25,000-square-foot office and manufacturing...

Gray House Inducts New Board Member, Officers


January 22nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — 
The Gray House inducted Teresa Spaziani to a three-year term on its board of directors at its January board meeting. Also elected were four new officers for one-year terms: Michael Walsh, president; David Chase, vice...

HCC Benefactor Elaine Marieb Wins National Alumni Award

January 22nd, 2015
HOLYOKE — The American Assoc. of Community Colleges has selected HCC professor emerita, alumna, and major donor Elaine Marieb for its 2015 Outstanding Alumni awards. Marieb taught anatomy and physiology at Holyoke Community College for 25...

AdCare Names Lisa Clark VP of Marketing, Business Development

January 22nd, 2015
WORCESTER — Lisa Clark has joined AdCare Hospital as vice president of Marketing and Business Development. The retiring James McKenna has turned over the reins to a former member of his team after many years of service. Clark, a former AdCare...

Seth Stratton Named VP, General Counsel of MGM Springfield

January 21st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International announced that Seth Stratton has been named vice president and general counsel of MGM Springfield. Stratton, a Springfield native and Longmeadow resident, will be responsible for overseeing legal...

Robinson Donovan Names Two Attorneys as New Partners

January 21st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Robinson Donovan, P.C., announced the promotion of two attorneys to partner: Jeffrey Trapani, Esq. and Michael Simolo, Esq. Trapani concentrates in civil litigation, including insurance defense, employment law, municipal...

Eric Carle Museum Announces New Chief Curator

January 21st, 2015
AMHERST — The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art announced that Ellen Keiter has joined the staff this month as the museum’s new chief curator. Keiter is replacing H. Nichols Clark, the museum’s founding director and chief...

Springfield Museums to Present Evening of Wine and Chocolate

January 21st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — On Thursday, Feb. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m., the Springfield Museums will present its next Culture & Cocktails event of the season, “Indulgence: An Evening of Wine and Chocolate.” The event will take place at the George...

Skoler, Abbott & Presser Presents Sick Leave Lunch ‘n Learn

January 20th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., an employment law firm serving employers in the Greater Springfield area, today announced an upcoming “Lunch ‘n Learn” program, focused on the new Massachusetts sick leave...

Falcons to Honor 1974-75 Indians Calder Cup Team on Jan. 24

January 20th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Falcons will honor the 40th anniversary of the 1974-75 Springfield Indians Calder Cup team when the Falcons host the Providence Bruins on Jan. 24 at the MassMutual Center at 7 p.m. presented by Boston Medical...