Category: Paradise City Press

Trains in the Valley

Trains in the Valley was organized to promote and share information on passenger and freight rail in the Pioneer Valley. The website TrainsInTheValley.org has been created to provide information about passenger and freight rail in the Connecticut River Valley for…

Alison Butler, PhD on Media Literacy

Allison Butler, an advisor and lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has recently launched a certificate program for Media Literacy. An up and coming concentration to Media Studies, Media Literacy centers around the ability to think critically of our…

Dr. Richard Ely

Dr. Richard Ely discusses some of his personal story and professional background. His workshops for the visually impaired take place at Forbes Library in Northampton MA.

SOCIAL JUSTICE WEEK AT NHS

From Monday March 28th, to Friday April 1st Northampton High School played host to their second annual Social Justice Week. One week devoted to social justice education seems like a huge triumph in the eyes of many. When I spoke…

A New World of Business: Young Entrepreneurs

Five college students speak about their experiences creating new businesses. Joseph Khoury, Matthew Camilliere, Lauren M. Bolduc, James Chappuis and Caelon Smith discuss how they ventured into new business markets as young entrepreneurs. Production created by Haley Ryger. Supplemental Footage…

A Look at Pioneer Valley ZineFest

Flywheel Arts of Easthampton, Massachusetts, hosted their annual ZineFest. The event features DIY zine-makers, who come to the venue to sell their finished products.

Strawbale Cafe Sugar Shack

A look at the making of maple syrup at Strawbale Cafe in Westhampton. Video by John Riley Tags: Strawbale Cafe, Sugar shack, maple syrup, new england, westhampton

Breaking the Fourth Wall: How “Urinetown” Parallels the Flint Crisis

The award winning musical by Greg Kotis and Mark Hallmann opened on Broadway in 2001, and has been highly successful with both major and minor productions ever since. The musical satire provides commentary on topics ranging from capitalism, environmentalism, corporate…