Analyst Jill Gonzalez talks about 2015’s Best & Worst Small Cities according to the group Wallet Hub. Northampton comes in at number eight.
Northampton city councilor Jesse Adams talks about his re-election & waxes nostalgic about his younger years on Hamp’s streets.
Northampton acupuncturist Amy Mager joins Bob for a segment on postpartum depression. She defines the various degrees of anguish and gives tips to beleaguered moms on how to get through it, even helping moms whose babies have difficulty nursing.
After being shut out of a candidates forum last week, all five candidates for Forbes Library Trustee were invited to take part in a mini-forum on WHMP’s Morning News. The election is November 3.
When Bob Flaherty’s three impressionable boys were young, vandals took the pumpkins off their porch and smashed them in the street.
A youth march in downtown Northampton Monday organized by Northampton High students called March Against Street Harassment led to a spirited discussion by Bob & Denise on catcalling from a male & female perspective.
Judith Lorei of Green Burial Massachusetts tells the Morning News of the growing movement to bury our dead in a way that doesn’t involve embalming or destroying forests and habitat.
On the River Report, Karl Meyer laments the annual drawdown in the Turners Falls Canal, where the power company allows hundreds of fish and eels to die in agony. Karl’s photos tell the story.
Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz joins Bob on the Morning Show to talk about former City Council President Jim Dostal who just died at age 78.
Hampshire College’s Dean of Enrollment, Meredith Twombley, speaks with WHMP’s Bob Flaherty on Hampshire College’s success in eliminating standardized test scores from the admissions process.