(Holyoke, MA) — Holyoke natives Brian Callahan and Moira Murphy will be laid to rest Friday. The 2008 Holyoke High School grads were killed by a hit-and-run driver in the city’s downtown early Sunday. Their respective families say the two were very close. A dual Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady of the Cross Church in Holyoke followed by burial at St. Jerome’s Cemetery.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.