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Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

Remembering Ralph Levy

In Podcasts

Bob remembers the late Ralph Levy, with help from Jim Cahillane, Bob Newhart & Louis Armstrong.

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Wednesday, February 3, 201602/03/2016

Junior 4H for Northampton

In Podcasts

Northampton Fire Chief Duane Nichols and 4H educator Thomas Waskiewicz launch Junior 4H, a new program for Northampton High School students that provides hands-on experience that may serve as a pathway to a career in fire-fighting.


Wednesday, February 3, 201602/03/2016

Dying with Dignity

In Podcasts

In “Healing From Outside the Box, Inside the Heart,” Northampton Acupuncturist Amy Mager talks of the recent death of her father and how he was his own man right to his very last breath.

Christa McAuliffe

Thursday, January 28, 201601/28/2016

Denise Remembers Covering Challenger Disaster 30 Years Ago

In Podcasts

WHMP News Director Denise Vozella reflects on covering the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster as a cub reporter in Concord, NH

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Monday, January 25, 201601/25/2016

What’s Going On in Hatfield?

In Podcasts

Hatfield Selectman and School Committee member, Brian Moriarty, sits down with WHMP Reporter and Hatfield resident, Stephanie Slysz, covering a range of topics including: affordable housing, an aging population, school choice, high-stakes testing, that Center School, and the agenda for a Special Town Meeting for Feb 2 at 7pm at Smith Academy.


Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

Oscar Inequality?

In Podcasts

Bob asks: is it a crime that no black performers were nominated for Oscars for the second straight year, that eminently worthy actors like Idris Elba & Will Smith were missing from the list? Or is this equality after all, dominate one year, shut out the next, like Johnny Depp?

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Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

Mayor Responds to ‘Black Lives Matter’ Banner Critics

In Podcasts

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz answers critics on the Black Lives Matter banner that has been flying at City Hall since MLK day.

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Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

Celebrate Holyoke Fundraiser

In Podcasts

Project Manager Sigrid von Wendel on Saturday night’s event at Gateway City Arts featuring two iconic bands and a live auction all to support Celebrate Holyoke 2016.


Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

In Blog, Pet of the Week

Grace, 5 year old female Italian Greyhound Mix, available at the Springfield Dakin Humane Society

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Tuesday, January 12, 201601/12/2016

WMUA’s Polka Pickle

In Podcasts

WMUA, the campus radio station at UMass has made headlines recently by gradually eliminating programming produced by non-student community members, shows that have run for years. But they’ve really stepped in it now. The POLKA BANDSTAND?!! What are these nuts thinking?

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week


A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

2 days ago in Local

UMass Rape Trial Goes To Jury

Patrick Durocher

Deliberations began Thursday in Durocher’s alleged 2013 rape of a female classmate outside the UMass Campus Center

2 days ago in Local

UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing


University officials say the violations include misreporting of hours and misuse of campus resources

2 days ago in Local

Northampton Council Urges Lift On Net-Metering Cap

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The Northampton City Council has passed a resolution urging the state to lift the cap on net-metering

2 days ago in Local

Snowy Friday Commute In The Pioneer Valley

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties through 1pm