Category: Paradise City Press

Homeless in Massachusetts 2018

Massachusetts has one of the largest homeless populations in the United States; however, resources are available to help. Interviewed: Keanu Sikahema, Northampton Police Chief Jody Kasper, and Captain John Cartledge. Reporter: Justin Marsh.

Dilemma: Recent College Grads and Jobs

Recent college grads are having difficulties getting jobs that cover their cost of living with record high student loan debt. Additionally, employers are seeking technical skills and experience, whereas once they only sought bachelor’s degrees. Interviewed: Chelsey Estrada; Laura Noyes,…

No DAPL Protest at UMass

Andre Kopacki reports on the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest that occured at UMass on November 4th, 2016 in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux peoples.

2016 Election Night at the Bar

NCTV Intern Andre visits local bars in Northampton on Election Night November 8th, 2016 to talk to citizens about their thoughts as the results come in. Video by Andre Kopacki

Springfield Against Trump

Protesters from Western Massachusetts gather to protest the President-elect Donald Trump.

Diaries of Drag: Tytannia Lockhart

Adrean Mejias takes the stagename “Tytannia Lockhart” while performing in drag. The former graduate of Mount Holyoke College began doing drag after being inspired by his local Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA). Mejias has been a performer at Diva’s Nightclub for years,…

A Look at Celebrate Amherst Block Party

The town of Amherst holds its 5th annual block party to showcase it’s local vendors, businesses, and even local talent. Crowds gather throughout the evening to enjoy music, great food, and to participate in a safe and fun community event…

Reading Buddies at the Carle Museum

Reading Buddies at the Carle runs weekly over the summer, and during school vacation weeks throughout the rest of the year.