(Northampton, MA) — Northampton has chalked up another successful First Night celebration. Tuesday night thousands of people crowded the streets for fireworks, live music, and the traditional raising of the ball at the Hotel Northampton. It’s the last year the Northampton Center for the Arts will run the event. The city is looking for new organizers next time around.
The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.
President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.
When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.
From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.