Cancer House of Hope

Cancer House of Hope

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Connecting Point Contributor Carolee McGrath sat down with Jerry Myers, Director of the Cancer House of Hope in West Springfield, to learn how that agency works to enhance the lives of people with cancer and those...
The Majestic Theater’s Danny Eaton

The Majestic Theater’s Danny Eaton

Danny Eaton, Producing Director of the Majestic Theater in West Springfield, discusses their current production of his new play, “Iris,” along with Dylan Rae Brown the actress playing the title role. The Majestic...

Departing West Springfield School Superintendent

West Springfield School Superintendent Russell Johnston discusses his time in West Springfield and his move later this summer to be a Senior Associate Commissioner in the Massachusetts Department of Secondary and Elementary Education. West Springfield Public...

Over 50 Job Fair

James P. Leyden, Deputy Director for West Springfield Council on Aging, and Laurie A. Cassidy, Executive Director of Council on Aging, talk about the first “Over 50” job fair to be held on May 19th in West Springfield. Also, what are some of the top...

Autism Speaks

Your baby is not showing the normal signs of development and just have that nagging feeling that something isn’t right. The doctor confirms the worst—your child has autism. Monica Donnelly is from and lives in West Springfield & is 2014 co-chair of the...

Quadriplegic Poet

Laura Chagnon, from West Springfield, became the victim of a senseless assault in Boston in 1989. The result? She was in a 5-week coma only to awake quadriplegic, legally blind with a head injury. The next 4 years were spent in physical rehab facilities and she...

West Springfield’s New High School

The new $107 million West Springfield High School is officially done and Mayor Ed Sullivan talks about what this means to the community and also, the economic & environmental impact since it is LEED certified. Superintendent Dr. Russell Johnston talks about the...