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Firefighters propose municipal ambulance service

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Christopher Butler, president of the Holyoke Firefighters Association, Local 1693, told members of the City Council that Holyoke could benefit by operating its own ambulances.    Members of the Safety Committ...
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Margaret’s Pantry to increase its hours

By Peter Spotts
PeterS@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – The Providence Ministries for the Needy Inc. is extending the hours at one of their charities to help better accommodate working families.    Margaret’s Pantry added three more hours o...
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Police chief gets new contract, raise

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Mayor Alex Morse announced on July 3 he has extended the contract for  Police Chief James Neiswanger’s contract for three additional years.    The new contract also comes with a new paycheck. Neiswanger rece...
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Council approves sale of former Lynch School

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – With an approval from the City Council, the Morse administration will continue its efforts to work with a developer to bring a retail center to the location of the Lynch School.    The council voted nine in favor a...
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Support needed for ‘Eat, Drink & Be Holyoke’ event sought

By Peter Spotts
PeterS@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – The Holyoke Rotary Club is back raising money for children’s literacy for the ninth straight year with a revamped Eat, Drink & Be Holyoke.    On Oct. 2, a variety of restaurant...
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SSJ seeks to continue mission despite aging population

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – In the next 10 years, Sister Maxyne Schneider, president of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Springfield (SSJ), predicted the mission and ministry of the religious community would continue as it does today. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b...
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College meets challenge grant goal of 1,000 donors

By Peter Spotts
PeterS@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – Holyoke Community College (HCC) Foundation’s Building Healthy Communities Campaign has been to be its most profitable to date.&nbsp;Elaine Marieb, an anatomy and physiology professor at HCC for over 25 years, donat...
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