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Remembering the Springfield Tornado

Remembering the Springfield tornado. Five years ago today, a tornado tore through Springfield MA. My friend, radio jounalist Nancy Cohen and I covered it and she has a wonderful radio piece on NEPR today looking back on the effects. Here …

Bernie Sanders Rally in Springfield!

bernie-sanders-springfield-ma U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters in springfield,ma oct,3,2015


Democratic presidential candidate, US Sen. Bernie Sanders  I-Vt., brought his campaign to the Mass Mutual center in Springfield, MA. today Oct,3 201. Speaking to a crowd of over 6000, Sanders captivated the room with his message of hope by …

Shoveling out of Linus.


winter storm linus shoveling out

Shoveling out of Winter Storm Linus  in Northampton MA.…

Elizabeth Warren campaigning in Springfield MA after her announcement to run for the Senate

Elizabeth Warren campaigns in Springfield MA after announcing her run for the Senate

Elizabeth Warren in Springfield MA campaigning to run for the Senate 9/14/11Elizabeth Warren stopped by  the Student Prince in Springfield, MA. during a state wide tour yesterday after announcing her candidacy for the Senate. 9-14-11. For an audio report and the full story by Mary Serreze of Northamptonmedia.com, go this LINK

Springfield Tornado Slideshow and links to help out

The morning after the Springfield tornado I spent the day walking the city with Nancy Cohen from WNPR documenting the damage from the storm and people’s efforts to try reconstruct their lives. Here is a link to a Springfield Tornado

Tornado Springfiled MA

Springfield Tornado

 Tornado Springfiled MAThe Tornado that ripped through Springfield Mass yesterday left the survivors happy to still be alive, yet overwhelmed as to how to undo the damage done. As I walked through the streets today I was shocked at just how much …

2/22/11 Springfield MA. Rally in support for Wisconsin unions

springfield ma labor rally in support of wisconsin

 tea party  Tea party counter demonstration to a labor rally in support of Wisconsin Springfield maSpringfield MA. 2/22/11  Over 300  Local union members and supporters rallied in support of the Wisconsin union protesters yesterday on the steps of city hall. Just across the street a small group of 15 tea party members held a counter …

Saran Wrap Man restores faith in a free America

 saran wrap man, a man tied to telephone pole with saran wrap © paul shoulSaran wrap man. Walking down main street in Springfield MA, I found this man next to a bar tied up a few feet off the ground with saran wrap to a telephone pole. On him were written the words “worlds …