A local high school band has taken top honors at a Pennsylvania music festival. The Smith Academy jazz and concert band win first place and the top overall rating at the Music in the Parks Festival in Hershey, Pennsylvania this week. A total of 40 bands from eight states took part in the competition.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash
Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant