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GM Expert says 19 Deaths Eligible for Compensation

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September 15th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg has received 125 death claims...

Apple iPhone 6 Pre-Order Demand Overwhelms Supply

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September 15th, 2014
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply. The company says the phones will be delivered to...

Food for Thought Program to Address Opioid Epidemic

September 15th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON — The Healthcare News has announced the next installment of Food for Thought, a monthly lecture series designed to inform, enlighten, and entertain. The next Food for Thought event will take place on Friday, Oct. 10 from 5 to 8...

Wingate at East Longmeadow Receives National Quality Award

September 15th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW — Wingate at East Longmeadow, a skilled-nursing and rehabilitation center, has been recognized as a 2014 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through...

Royal LLP Launches New Website

September 15th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON — Royal LLP, the woman-owned, boutique, management-side labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.royalllp.com, boasting a fresh look and user-friendly navigation, and updated with...

Holyoke Medical Center to Hold Hearing-aid Program

September 15th, 2014
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center will present “What Everyone Should Know Before Buying a Hearing Aid” on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m. in the Fran Como Conference Room of the main hospital. The purchase of a hearing aid can...

Anticipation Builds for Western Mass. Business Expo

September 12th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — The Western Mass. Business Expo continues to add to its extensive roster of speakers and events. The fourth annual event will be held on Oct. 29 at the MassMutual Center. Gov. Deval Patrick will be the speaker at the ACCGS...

Bauzá & Associates Joins Worldwide Partners

September 12th, 2014
ENFIELD, Conn. — Worldwide Partners Inc. (WPI) has added another partner to the world’s 8th-largest full-service ad-agency network and the world’s largest network of independent ad agencies, according to Al Moffatt, president and...

Maria Burke Named Associate Director of JERICHO

September 12th, 2014
HOLYOKE — JERICHO, the Bureau for Exceptional Children & Adults, has announced the appointment of Maria Burke as associate director. JERICHO is well-known for its programs and services, begun by Fr. Robert Wagner and continued by Sr. Joan...

Holyoke Mall Announces ‘Magical Night of Giving’ Fund-raiser

September 12th, 2014
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Mall at Ingleside will be hosting its ninth annual “Magical Night of Giving” event to help local nonprofit groups and schools raise funds for their organizations. The event will be held on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 6...

CDH to Host Oct. 2 Lecture on Stroke Prevention, Treatment

September 12th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON — Stroke is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S. Stroke occurs when a blood vessel that brings blood and oxygen to the brain gets blocked or ruptures. When this happens, brain cells don’t get the blood they...

Attorney Michael Gove Adds Ludlow Office

September 11th, 2014
LUDLOW — Attorney Michael Gove, of Gove Law Office LLC in Northampton, recently announced that he has purchased a law practice in Ludlow and will open a second office in that community, his hometown. Gove’s 10-year-old practice...

SkinCatering Announces Launch of Men’s Skin-care Line

September 11th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — SkinCatering day spa announced that the company is launching a men’s skin-care line, SkinCatering for Men, to be kicked off with a launch party on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. The party will be held at the SkinCatering...

Paperboard Packaging Council Landscapes Playground for Day of Caring

September 11th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — On Friday, Sept. 5, on behalf of the United Way of Pioneer Valley’s 21st annual Day of Caring, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) staff helped landscape and beautify the playground of the Peck-Lawrence Full Service...

Berkshire Bank Offers Free Online Security Software for Customers


September 11th, 2014
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Bank announced that it has partnered with IBM Security Trusteer Rapport to offer online banking fraud-protection software for bank customers at no charge. Trusteer Rapport works with customers’ current antivirus...