A Veterans Coming Home Connecting Point Special

A Veterans Coming Home Connecting Point Special

A Veterans Coming Home Connecting Point Special This Connecting Point special features stories from WGBY’s Veterans Coming Home series, focusing on supporting veterans in their successful transition back to civilian life. For more information and to connecting...
Furniture Maker Ken Salem

Furniture Maker Ken Salem

“Every piece of wood tells a story” according to furniture maker Ken Salem, who has been in business since 1997. Most of the material he uses is salvaged wood from barns, homes and outbuildings built in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Some of his work will be on...
Making It Here: Mt. Tom Ice Cream

Making It Here: Mt. Tom Ice Cream

After working as an engineer for 10 years Tom Ingram decided to listen to the “entrepreneurial voices in his head” and start his own business and ice cream seemed like the logical choice. After all Tom’s father spent his life in ice cream working at Hood and Howard...
Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Group

Dr. Jay Burton has a unique perspective on cancer survivorship from both a patient’s and physician’s perspective. As a primary care physician with Springfield Medical Associates, Burton was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in May of 2010 and during his recovery...
Making It Here: Photographer Michael Zide

Making It Here: Photographer Michael Zide

Establishing a point of view or a personal vision is at the core for landscape photographer Michael Zide. He began his career in southern California in 1949 and after a brief stint on Martha’s Vineyard, he now calls Amherst home. Choosing to photograph in black and...
Boston Marathon Runners

Boston Marathon Runners

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. Its image was forever changed in 2013 when two intentionally set explosive devices were detonated near the finish line, killing...
Making It Here: Glazed Doughnut Shop

Making It Here: Glazed Doughnut Shop

Owner/operators Nick and Keren Rhodes grew up in Amherst and in fact were Amherst High School sweethearts.  After living in NY & CT, a stint in medical school, several businesses, and 2 children later, they found themselves back in Amherst sharing what they love:...
The Dream of Playing in the Major Leagues

The Dream of Playing in the Major Leagues

As Spring Training gets under way, there are a surprising number of local athletes who will be either joining up with major league baseball teams or have hopes of making it to the big time one day. A local gym in East Longmeadow has been the training grounds for these...