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New England Dermatology opens med spa

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

The Spa at New England Dermatology has opened in Westfield, offering customers a unique experience of relaxation along with medical expertise, according to Shannon Page, the clinical operations manager for New England Dermatology....
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Local marine veteran recalls historic battle of Iwo Jima

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

LONGMEADOW – Seventy years ago, Joseph Maruca served in an engineer battalion of Fifth Amphibious Corps of the United States Marine Corps during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II, where he witnessed moments of horror and bravery.  Maruca, 88, who has been a resident of Longmeadow f...
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Du Bois’ life, message celebrated by play

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The first African-American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University, the co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, scholar, writer, and activist, W.E.B. Du Bois had his roots in Western Massachusetts...
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