Making It Here: Dog Photographer Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones has been a portrait photographer specializing in dogs and their owners for 20 years, and boasts clients from all across the country. Producer Dave Fraser visited Jones in her North Adams studio on the campus of MassMoCA to find out why she chose to specialize her portraiture, and what it’s like to capture that magical bond between dog and human.

South Holyoke Neighborhood Association

Residents who live in South Holyoke have come together to form a new neighborhood association. City Councilor Nelson Roman sat down with Connecting Point’s Carolee McGrath to discuss the goals of this new group, including plans to attract new businesses and home ownership.

Massachusetts State Geography Bee

On April 1st, Elms College will host 100 grade school students from across the state as the Massachusetts Geographic Bee comes to their campus for the first time. Carolee McGrath sits down with Sarah Duncan, Massachusetts State Geography Bee Coordinator, and Arlene Kowal, Massachusetts Geographic Alliance co-coordinator, to talk about the event.

Runner Adrian Barber

We all marvel at people who run marathons — but this next story is about a young man who is running multiple marathons if you add up the miles. Learn about Adrian Barber, a Western New England University student, who is running across the country this summer to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund for young adults.