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Community colleges asked to retrain workers among other tasks

HOLYOKE, Mass. -- Richard Messier worked 25...training programs. Messier's experience at Holyoke Community College in western Massachusetts...students through retraining programs for Holyoke Community College. Some argue community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/03/bus_414320.shtml
Business
For one older student, retraining was tough and transformative

HOLYOKE, Mass. -- When Donald Vitkus went back to school, there was no first-day...students one-third his age. "It overwhelms me," says Vitkus, who came to Holyoke Community College at age 60, after being laid off from the plant in nearby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/03/bus_414318.shtml
Business
People in the News

HOLYOKE, Mass. -- When comedian Bill Cosby called police Chief Anthony Scott to praise his battle against street crime, the chief thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/11/ent_424944.shtml
Things to Do
Accordion bouncing back from its button-down image

HOLYOKE, Mass. -- OK, so maybe accordionist Paul Gluck isn't way cool in his lederhosen, suspenders and bow tie. But his squeezebox...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/16/ent_222566.shtml
Things to Do
Life insurance industry trying to heal amid sales-fraud imbroglio

NEW YORK - When Violet Trerice was growing up during the Depression in Holyoke, Mass., her mother took in laundry from the local Prudential insurance agent and paid a quarter a week on policies for Violet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/07/biz_203678.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Open course offers tough test

...a course built for a woman and owned by female-only Mount Holyoke College. The clubhouse is an understated, three-story Colonial...commissioned Ross to build it. Orchards was sold to Mount Holyoke College and the course is on the campus of the school that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/gol_420761.shtml
Golf
James Ross Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...January 8m, 2010 at Forestdale Cemetery in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Born in Holyoke on September 4, 1927, the son of James Ross...McGarvie) Smith, he was a 1946 graduate of Holyoke High School. His wife, Audrey Sybil Miles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/03/obi_561816.shtml
Obituaries
Mrs. Frances Urdzela

HOLYOKE, Mass. - Mrs. Frances C. "Cookie...Mrs. Urdzela, a lifelong resident of Holyoke, was a member of Mater Dolorosa Church...Grovetown, and Frederick A. Urdzela, Holyoke; two daughters, Kathleen Lancaster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/15/obi_288827.shtml
Obituaries
Virginia Hunt Meehan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Thursday, November 27, 2008. Mrs. Meehan was a native of Holyoke, Mass. She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Hunt and brother Robert Hunt, all of Holyoke, Mass. She was a graduate of Mary Washington College in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/29/obi_502070.shtml
Obituaries
Virginia Hunt Meehan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Thursday, November 27, 2008. Mrs. Meehan was a native of Holyoke, Mass. She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Hunt and brother Robert Hunt, all of Holyoke, Mass. She was a graduate of Mary Washington College in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/28/obi_501924.shtml
Obituaries