Plastic bags used to create sleeping mats for homeless

Plastic bags used to create sleeping mats for homeless

HASN’T NOTICED ANY DOWNTURN IN SCRATCH TICKET SALES THERE. RECYCLING PLASTIC BAGS NOT ONLY HELPS THE ENVIRONMENT BUT PROVIDES COMFORT FOR THE HOMELESS HERE IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS. PLASTIC BAGS ARE PROCESSED IN BALLS OF “PLARN,” PLASTIC YARN. VOLUNTEERS AT THE CHICOPEE SENIOR CENTER THEN CROCHET AND KNIT THE “PLARN” INTO STURDY MATS THAT ARE DONATED […]

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Franklin – Franklin’s Canoe Trip / Franklin’s Interview – Ep. 63

Franklin – Franklin’s Canoe Trip / Franklin’s Interview – Ep. 63

♪ ♪ Hey it’s Franklin ♪ ♪ Coming over to play ♪ ♪ Growing a little ♪ ♪ Every day ♪ ♪ Here he comes with all his friends ♪ ♪ They’ve got stories got time to spend with you ♪ ♪ Hey it’s Franklin ♪ ♪ Coming to your house ♪ ♪ Hey it’s […]

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Schemers target veterans and the elderly

Schemers target veterans and the elderly

FOUND IN HIS BACKPACK. TAMARA: THIEVES ARE USING PHONE AND WEB SCHEMES, TO STEAL FROM UNSUSPECTING GRANDPARENTS. 22NEWS REPORTER HAYLEY CROMBLEHOLME IS LIVE IN WEST SPRINGFIELD, WITH HOW YOU CAN HELP PROTECT YOUR LOVED ONES. HAYLEY: SO CALLED “GRANDPARENT” SCHEMERS CALL PRETENDING TO BE A LOVED ONE URGENTLY IN NEED OF MONEY. THE WEST SPRINGFIELD […]

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What should you do before starting your snow blower?

What should you do before starting your snow blower?

ASHLEY: THE FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOW OF THE SEASON IS EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. 22NEWS STORM TEAM METEOROLOGIST KELLY REARDON EXPLAINS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO FOR YOUR SNOW BLOWER BEFORE YOU USE IT THIS SEASON. KELLY REARDON: YOU HEARD IT RIGHT — SNOW IN THE PIONEER VALLEY. BUT THERE ARE A FEW THINGS TO CROSS […]

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Parents react to bulletproof backpacks

Parents react to bulletproof backpacks

CIARA: BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING FOR MANY MEANS NEW PENCILS AND NOTEBOOKS.. ALSO MAKING IT TO THE LIST THIS YEAR.. BULLETPROOF BACKPACKS. AND ALTHOUGH THIS ITEM IS SPARKING CONTROVERSEY.. I FOUND OUT JUST HOW IN DEMAND THIS POTENTIALLY LIFE SAVING BAG IS. I WAS IN AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THE DAY OF SAND HOOK HAVING LUNCH […]

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Volunteers pack backpacks for needy students in time for the new school year

Volunteers pack backpacks for needy students in time for the new school year

NA, 22NEWS. ANC: UNITED WAY VOLUNTEERS SPENT TODAY STUFFING MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND BACKPACKS WITH DONATED SCHOOL SUPPLIES. THOSE BACKPACKS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL CHILDREN, SOME OF WHOSE PARENTS LIVE IN HOMELESS SHELTERS. 22NEWS REPORTER SY BECKER FOUND THE VOLUNTEERS FACE A HARD DEADLINE AT THE END OF THIS WEEK. SY BECKER: […]

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Students stuffed survival backpacks for the homeless

Students stuffed survival backpacks for the homeless

SUMMER, CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT WWLP.COM. ASHLEY: MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS STUFFED SURVIVAL BACKPACKS FOR THE HOMELESS IN EASTHAMPTON TODAY. 22NEWS REPORTER ALESSANDRA MARTINEZ FOUND OUT WHY THESE KIDS VOLUNTEERED THEIR TIME. ALESSANDRA MARTINEZ: A GROUP OF 22 STUDENTS FROM BROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL IN EASTHAMPTON WERE INSPIRED TO DO THIS BECAUSE THEY’RE PART OF SOMETHING […]

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More than diapers: Daycare finds gun in baby’s backpack

More than diapers: Daycare finds gun in baby’s backpack

NICK: A FATHER IN MASSACHUSETTS COULD FACE CHARGES AFTER LEAVING BEHIND A LOADED GUN AT A DAYCARE FACILITY. OFFICIALS SAY POLICE WERE CALLED TO “LITTLE SPROUTS DAYCARE” IN PEABODY FRIDAY MORNING AFTER A STAFF MEMBER DISCOVERED A GUN IN A BABY’S BACKPACK. POLICE SAID THE GUN WAS FULLY LOADED AND HAD THE SAFETY ON. ACCORDING […]

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Hampden County Sheriff’s Department to supply 2,000 backpacks to Holyoke kids

Hampden County Sheriff’s Department to supply 2,000 backpacks to Holyoke kids

CIARA: THE HAMPDEN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS LEAD A BACK-TO- SCHOOL CAMPAIGN TO SUPPLY TWO THOUSAND BACKPACKS FOR HOLYOKE CHILDREN IN NEED… SHERIFF NICK COCCHI TODAY SHOWED HIS APPRECIATION TO THE VARIOUS COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS WHO DONATED THE BACKPACKS. TWO THOUSAND CHILDREN WILL RECIEVE THEIR SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD BACKPACKS ON SATURDAY AT HOLYOKE’S MCNALLY FIELD. SHERIFF […]

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