Holyoke, Massachusetts

What is Holyoke, Massachusetts known for?


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area from the 1830s through the 1870s, including religious missionaries, establishing communities such as Bourbonnais, St. Anne, St. Georges, Papineau, and L'Erable History of Kankakee County, Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois http: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com ~ilkankak history k3hist06 k30615.html . There are also sizeable populations of French-Canadian descent in Michigan and Minnesota — who began migrating there when the region was still part of New


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and obtained a GED (General Educational Development) at age 17. He chose his name at age 18, and legally changed it in Boston. He later enrolled at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts as a pre-med student, dropping out before the end


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musician . Allmusic performance credits He is most known for his work with the Wrecking Crew (The Wrecking Crew (music)) in California. Blaine played on numerous hits by popular groups, including Elvis Presley, John Denver, the Ronettes, Simon & Garfunkel, the Carpenters, the Beach Boys, Nancy Sinatra, and the 5th Dimension. He has played on 50 number one hits, over 150 top ten


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of the first semester. He decided to settle in New York City and worked for a Manhattan-based advertising company. In 1996, he sought treatment for alcoholism at a rehabilitation center (Drug rehabilitation) in Minnesota before returning to Manhattan. '''Holyoke Community College''' ('''HCC''') is a state-funded public two-year community college located in Holyoke, Massachusetts. It offers associate degrees as well as a transfer program for students to earn credits for transfer to other colleges. HCC currently offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate options, as well as adult basic education GED programs, education and training for business and industry, and noncredit community education classes. Among the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, HCC has highest number of students transferring to four-year colleges and universities and awards the second highest number of associate degrees and certificates. 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.


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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


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, 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

, Massachusetts Holyoke . South Hadley is from New York City. Although no Interstate Highways cross South Hadley's borders, U.S. Route 202, and Massachusetts Highways (List of Massachusetts State Highways) 33 (Massachusetts Route 33), 47 (Massachusetts Route 47), and 116 (Massachusetts Route 116) provide primary routes

;202 and Route 10 (Route 10 (New England)) enter the Bay State at the "Congamond (Congamond, Massachusetts) Notch" in Southwick (Southwick, Massachusetts), a southward jog in the state line that includes Congamond Lake. North of Westfield (Westfield, Massachusetts), US 202 turns eastward toward Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts) and Belchertown (Belchertown, Massachusetts). It then heads north along the west side of the Quabbin Reservoir through New Salem


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Casino Playhouse at Mountain Park. He was a member of the cast for several years and performed ''Mark Twain Tonight'' as the 1957 season opener. http: holyokehistory.blogspot.com Holyoke History Room & Archives '''Valley Players Collection (1941-1993)'''. HPLA2007.527 The State Department (United States Department of State) even sent him on a European tour, which included pioneering appearances behind the Iron Curtain. In 1959 Holbrook first played the role Off-Broadway. Columbia Records recorded an LP (Gramophone record) of excerpts from the show. The derecho passed through the Syracuse (Syracuse, New York) airport with a 76 mph wind gust. A parked Boeing 727 was blown into another plane. A 77 mph wind gust was recorded at Albany (Albany, New York). It moved into New England a little after sunrise producing 70-90 mph wind gusts in several towns in Massachusetts. Fifty people were left homeless after the derecho blew the roof of an apartment building in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Three people were injured in Deerfield, Massachusetts when a hot air balloon got caught into the winds of the derecho gust front and blew the balloon into a tree. Springfield Area Transit Company The Springfield Area Transit Company operates the southern portion of PVTA's service area, routes which serve the Springfield (Springfield, Massachusetts), Westfield (Westfield, Massachusetts), and Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts) areas. The Springfield Area Transit Company is managed by First Transit. The Connecticut River Valley The City of Springfield, Massachusetts, which sits beside the Connecticut River amidst the wide Connecticut River Valley, is Western Massachusetts' urban economic and cultural capital. Springfield lies only 24 miles north of Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut's state capital. The Hartford-Springfield region is known as the Knowledge Corridor, due to its 29 colleges and universities, and 120,000 college students. http: www.hartfordspringfieldnews.com entity profile knowledge-corridor Significant Massachusetts towns and cities in the Knowledge Corridor include Greenfield (Greenfield, Massachusetts), Northampton (Northampton, Massachusetts), Amherst (Amherst, Massachusetts), Easthampton (Easthampton, Massachusetts), Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts), Chicopee (Chicopee, Massachusetts), West Springfield (West Springfield, Massachusetts), East Longmeadow, Longmeadow (Longmeadow, Massachusetts), Ludlow (Ludlow, Massachusetts), Agawam (Agawam, Massachusetts), and Westfield (Westfield, Massachusetts). !413 (Area code 413) align "center" 1947 Pittsfield (Pittsfield, Massachusetts), Springfield (Springfield, Massachusetts), Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts), Greenfield (Greenfield, Massachusetts) and western Massachusetts - WTEN operates a full-time satellite, '''WCDC-TV''', in Adams, Massachusetts. This broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 36 from a transmitter on the highest peak in Massachusetts, Mount Greylock. There is no on-air reference to the station but it is mentioned in WTEN's legal ID, EEO public file reports, and on WTEN-DT2 "News 10 Storm Tracker Weather Channel". WCDC's signal reliably covers the western half of Massachusetts, Southern Vermont, Northern Connecticut, and Southwestern New Hampshire. It can be considered a rim-shot signal into the Springfield (Springfield, Massachusetts) Holyoke, Massachusetts television market (media market). Despite WCDC being located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Time Warner Cable carries WTEN instead of WCDC. Radio career Maddow's first radio hosting job was at WRNX (100.9 FM) in Holyoke, Massachusetts, after she entered and won a contest the station held to find a new on-air personality. She was hired to co-host WRNX's morning show, ''The Dave in the Morning Show''. She went on to host ''Big Breakfast'' on WRSI, in Northampton, Massachusetts, for two years. She left the show in March 2004 to join the new Air America (Air America Media). There she hosted ''Unfiltered'' along with Chuck D (of the hip hop group Public Enemy (Public Enemy (group))) and Lizz Winstead (co-creator of ''The Daily Show''), until its cancellation in March 2005. Two weeks after the cancellation of ''Unfiltered'' in April 2005, Maddow's weekday two-hour radio program, ''The Rachel Maddow Show (The Rachel Maddow Show (radio))'', began airing; in March 2008 it gained an hour, broadcasting from 6 to 9 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) with David Bender filling in the third hour for the call-in section, when Maddow was on TV assignment. In September 2008, the show's length returned to two hours when Maddow began a nightly MSNBC television program. In February 2009, after renewing her contract with Air America, Maddow returned to the 5 am hour-long slot. Her last Air America show was on January 21, 2010, two weeks before its owners filed for bankruptcy. In 2009, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation submitted a grant application to use funds from the Federal Railroad Administration’s High Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program , part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, to improve the ''Vermonter'' service. 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.


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'' and ''Creature from the Black Lagoon''. He also enjoyed superhero and science fiction programming, such as ''Super Friends'', Ralph Bakshi's ''Spider-Man'' cartoon (Spider-Man (1967 TV series)) and ''Star Trek''. Adams' enjoyed drawing frequently in his youth, as far back as he could remember. He discovered the work of Frank Frazetta when he was 13 or 14, which was a "huge" early influence on him, and attempted to mimic his style using watercolor. Adams did


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of the largest suppliers of office products in the world. The availability of water power enabled Holyoke to support its own electric utility company and maintain it independently of America's major regional electric companies. The city was thus a rare unaffected area in the Northeast blackout of 1965, for example. Planned industrial community Holyoke was one of the first planned industrial communities in the United States. Holyoke features rectilinear street grids — a novelty in New England

, is one of the very few examples of neoclassical architecture in the city of Holyoke. It sits on Library Park, which was donated by the Holyoke Water Power Company in 1887. In 1870 the library was originally in a room in the old Appleton Street School. In 1876 it moved to a large central room on the main floor of City Hall. It remained there until it was determined that it had outgrown the space and a modern facility was required. 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.


music history

hits and has recorded, by his own admission, on over 35000 pieces of music over four decades of work. Blaine is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He is widely regarded as one of the most Prolific Drummers in recording music history. DATE OF BIRTH 5 February 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Holyoke (Holyoke, Massachusetts), Massachusetts United States DATE OF DEATH group4 Cities (List of municipalities in Massachusetts) (see all municipalities (List of municipalities in Massachusetts)) body4 ''Agawam (Agawam, Massachusetts)'' 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.

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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