Zion Scott Barbour a Northampton High School Junior, joins Bob to talk about a scathing Gazette column he wrote about the Black Lives Matter banner at City Hall, “Waking up in Northampton to Racism’s Wounds,” which takes Hamp’s white progressives to task for what he deems a tepid response to racism.
Bob remembers the late Ralph Levy, with help from Jim Cahillane, Bob Newhart & Louis Armstrong.
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.
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.
WHMP News Director Denise Vozella reflects on covering the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster as a cub reporter in Concord, NH
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.
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?
Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz answers critics on the Black Lives Matter banner that has been flying at City Hall since MLK day.
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.
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?