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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Wet leaves just as dangerous as icy roads

Wet leaves just as dangerous as icy roads

ANC: ROADS IN THE PIONEER VALLEY AREN’T JUST SLIPPERY BECAUSE OF HOW MUCH RAIN WE’VE SEEN RECENTLY. FALLING FOLIAGE ALSO PLAYS A BIG PART — 22NEWS STORM TEAM METEOROLOGIST KELLY REARDON EXPLAINS HOW. “IF YOU CAN’T GO THROUGH IT, TRY TO GO AROUND IT SOMEHOW.” THAT’S HOW SOME LOCAL RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH HEAVY […]

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