Simple Pleasures

Holyoke Blue Sox Baseball

Guests: Barry Wadsworth, Holyoke Blue Sox CEO, Trey Mancini, 1st baseman (Notre Dame University), Ben Mount, pitcher (University of Southern California). The 2011 season will represent the Holyoke Blue Sox’s 4th season in the Pioneer Valley, playing at MacKenzie...

Sky Diving

Guests: Cam King, Jumptown instructor, Nate Olsen, skydiver, Thomas Hughes, Professional skydiver. Connecting Point host Carrie Saldo experiences first hand the thrill of sky diving as she visits Jump Town in Orange, MA.  First a little training and lesson on how to...

Umass Football Program

UMass/Amherst Athletic Director John McCutcheon discusses decision to upgrade UMass football program. The University of Massachusetts football program will be moving up from the Football Championship Subdivision (the FCS – formerly Division 1-AA) to the Football Bowl...

Wilson’s Department Store

Guests: Kevin O’Neil, President, Wilson’s Department Store, Tamara Beauregard Vice President, Wilson’s Department Store, Mary Forbes: Store Customer Wilson’s Department Store in downtown Greenfield is one of the oldest locally owned Department Stores still...

Chair City Steam Bath, Gardner MA

The Chair City Steam Bath of Gardner, MA was built in 1922 to serve what was once a large Finnish population in the area. The Finns have a strong belief in the benefits of steam for cleansing and relaxation, and the Chair City Steam Bath was once one of 12 steam baths...

As Schools Match Wits

Guests: Beth Ward, show host, Todd Rovelli, show judge, Dr. Elizabeth Preston, Westfield State College, Steve Jendrysak, Chicopee historian. Our guests talk about the past 50 years of As Schools Match Wits. As Schools Match Wits Online Watch this...

Springfield Falcons

Guest: Bruce Landon, General Manager – Springfield Falcons Another season of AHL hockey has ended in Springfield with a less than positive result.  What is in store for the future of this team? Additional Info: www.falconsahl.com Watch this...

News Photographers

Guests: Mike Gordon and Don Treeger, both photographers at The Republican Newspapers. Our guests will discuss and display some of the recent photo-journalistic work as well as share tips and advice for the everyday photographer. Watch this...

Ventfort Hall Mansion

Guests: Juliane Hiam, playwright, Anne Undeland, actress, and Gini Marauszwski from the Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, Lenox. Additional Info: www.gildedage.org Watch this...