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Family is best ingredient for Mama Galloni’s restaurant

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

FEEDING HILLS – Mama Galloni’s slogan, “Bringing our table to yours,” is not a marketing trap designed to create a false familial feeling. No, that kind of ploy is not necessary for the almost year-old restaurant.  Some business owners find it best to keep family and work separate, but ...
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Kathy Picard awarded 2014 Pynchon Award

Angelique Fiske
news@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Kathy Picard was honored as the 200th person to be inducted into the Order of William Pynchon on Nov. 20. The award celebrates those who serve to better their community. Picard’s work to educate, mentor and advocate for survivors of childhood sexual abuse made her the unanimous choi...
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Agawam Cinemas owner reaches fundraising goal

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

By Angelique Fiskeangelique@thereminder.com AGAWAM The "Save the Agawam Cinemas" KickStarter fundraising campaign ended Nov. 15, and not only did Kim Wheeler, the new owner of the cinemas, meet...
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Agawam City Council votes to raise taxes, restore barn

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council took on a full agenda Nov. 17, settling drawn out issues and unanimously voting to raise town property taxes for the 2015 fiscal year.The raise in taxes, proposed by <a targe...
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For local nun, hats are part of her ministry

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart Sawicki fondly remembers a time in her childhood when a neighborhood friend was touched by the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.salvationarmyu...
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Agawam Paranormal gives clients ‘peace of mind’

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

AGAWAM –&nbsp; Snap, snap, snap!An Agawam Paranormal investigator took three rapid succession pictures on the second floor of the Josiah Day House in West Springfi...
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month declared in Agawam

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Mayor Richard Cohen declared November Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Agawam, presenting the proclamation to Angela Beaudry and her family on Nov. 4 in his office. Angela was diagnosed with pan...
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Agawam firefighter graduates from state fire academy

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Fire Department welcomed back one of its own Nov. 4, but this time when Robert Menard Jr. walked through the doors, he was a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/dfs/dfs2/mfa-trng/the-massachusetts-...
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Agency offers mental health first aid training

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Before the crowded room at the Agawam City Council meeting on Oct. 20 heard the news that The Plex proposal had been withdrawn, Sarah Savoia of Feeding Hills stood in front of the council to bri...
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