Holyoke, Massachusetts

What is Holyoke, Massachusetts known for?


year community

In 1865, Whiting built his first mill followed by another in 1872. When the Whiting Paper Company was first formed. L.L. Brown of South Adams, Massachusetts was president and Whiting was agent and treasurer. Whiting later became president and his son, William Fairfield Whiting, became treasurer. Early years (1932–38) May was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, but grew up in Clifton, New Jersey. Born Edward Joseph Mayoski, Mayo was the son of Polish immigrants who changed their name to Mayo.


local power

Early life, education, and early career Born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Goodlatte received a Bachelor of Arts B.A


long tenure

career in live theatre before turning to the new silent film industry in 1911 with Lubin Studios in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. '''Francis Xavier Healy''' (born September 6, 1946 in Holyoke, Massachusetts), is a former Major League Baseball catcher best known for his long tenure calling television broadcasts for the New York Mets on the MSG Network and Fox Sports Net New York (MSG Plus). '''WGBY-TV''' is a PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) station


green+high

of universities and tech companies are building the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, an energy-efficient, high-performance computing center, in Holyoke, expected to open in 2012. These companies and institutions include Cisco Systems, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT,) the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, EMC Corporation, and Accenture PLC (Accenture). The data center has been built in Holyoke


largest annual

and 17B northbound * '''St. Patrick's Day Parade''': north of Springfield's Metro Center (Metro Center, Springfield, Massachusetts), the small city of Holyoke, Massachusetts stages the United States' 2nd-largest, annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (larger than Boston's and Chicago's, but slightly smaller than New York City's). In 2011, Holyoke's St. Patrick's Day Parade attracted over 400,000 revelers.


years covering

, and then transferred to Tokyo, where he did work moonlighting in the Tokyo bureau of United Press International (UPI). After his stint in the army he spent two years covering the war in Vietnam as UPI's Saigon bureau chief. Geologically interesting parts of the Valley are the basalt flows and dinosaur tracks (Connecticut River Valley trackways) in South Hadley (South Hadley, Massachusetts) and Holyoke, Massachusetts, a chain of basaltic traprock ridges known as Metacomet


quot series

of a nation, Volume 1 year 1908 publisher Lewis Publishing Company url http: books.google.com books?id M80UAAAAYAAJ page 56 Early life Eva Tanguay was born in 1878 in Marbleton, Quebec. Alan Phillip. ''Into the 20th Century 1900 1910'', "Canada's Illustrated History" series, Natural Science of Canada Ltd., 1977. 17 Her father was a doctor. Alan Phillip. ''Into the 20th Century 1900 1910'', "Canada's Illustrated History" series, Natural

Science of Canada Ltd., 1977. 17 Before she reached the age of six, her family moved from Quebec's Eastern Townships to Holyoke, Massachusetts. Her father died soon after. While still a child she developed an interest in the performing arts, making her first appearance on stage at the age of eight in ''Little Lord Fauntleroy''. Alan Phillip. ''Into the 20th Century 1900 1910'', "Canada's Illustrated History" series, Natural Science of Canada Ltd

., 1977. 17 With her parents' assistance, she pursued a show business career, working her way through a variety of amateur contests that eventually landed her a spot with a comedy troupe before making her vaudeville debut in New York City in 1904. The 1904 show ''The Chaperones'' led to her rise in popularity. Alan Phillip. ''Into the 20th Century 1900 1910'', "Canada's Illustrated History" series, Natural Science of Canada Ltd., 1977. 17 William


international training

pressure . Athletic In 1891, James Naismith, a Canadian-American, invented basketball while studying at the YMCA International Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts (later to be named Springfield College). Naismith had been asked to invent a new game in an attempt to interest pupils in physical exercise. The game had to be interesting, easy to learn, and easy to play indoors in winter. Such an activity was needed both by the Training School and by YMCAs across the country. Naismith and his wife attended the 1936 Summer Olympics when basketball became one of the Olympic events. In 1895, William G. Morgan from the YMCA of Holyoke, Massachusetts, invented the sport of volleyball as a slower paced alternative sport, in which the older Y members could participate. In 1930, Juan Carlos Ceriani from the YMCA of Montevideo, Uruguay, invented the sport of futsal as a synthesis of three indoor sports, handball (American handball), basketball, and water polo, maintaining the motivation of the sport foot-ball (soccer) on playgrounds reduced. 14.22 25px (Image:US 202.svg) US 202 (U.S. Route 202) – Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts), South Hadley (South Hadley, Massachusetts), Westfield (Westfield, Massachusetts) (SB) - 15.19 25px (Image:MA Route 141.svg) Route 141 (Massachusetts Route 141) – Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts), Easthampton (Easthampton, Massachusetts) split into 17A and 17B northbound * '''St. Patrick's Day Parade''': In 1865, Whiting built his first mill followed by another in 1872. When the Whiting Paper Company was first formed. L.L. Brown of South Adams, Massachusetts was president and Whiting was agent and treasurer. Whiting later became president and his son, William Fairfield Whiting, became treasurer. Early years (1932–38) May was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, but grew up in Clifton, New Jersey. Born Edward Joseph Mayoski, Mayo was the son of Polish immigrants who changed their name to Mayo.


national religious

) Mount Tom in Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts). The station served as a repeater of Trinity Broadcasting (Trinity Broadcasting Network)'s national religious (Religious broadcasting) network. In 1994, it moved to UHF channel 67 and became '''W67DF'''. Originally, CBS was seen in the Pioneer Valley on WHYN-TV (now WGGB-TV) from 1953 until 1958. At that point, WFSB (then known as WTIC-TV with no relation to the current station (WTIC-TV) except for the same calls) became the network's


successful efforts

average, in some categories, significantly. Most of these crimes are placed in the category of property theft, with a property crime count of 2,822. Economy In recent years there have been successful efforts to attract high-tech jobs to Holyoke and diversify its economic base. For example, a coalition

Holyoke, Massachusetts

'''Holyoke''' is a city in Hampden County (Hampden County, Massachusetts), Massachusetts, United States that lies between the western bank of the Connecticut River and the Mount Tom Range of mountains. As of 2012, the city had an estimated population of 40,135. Sitting eight miles north of the major city of Springfield (Springfield, Massachusetts), Holyoke is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Area (Springfield, Massachusetts metropolitan area), one of the two distinct metropolitan areas in Massachusetts.

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