Oct 14, 2021
This year Amherst Media will be broadcasting the League of Women Voters of Amherst Candidate Forums, as well as the Candidate Statements for the Town Council, School Committee, Jones Library Board of Trustees, Oliver Smith Will Elector, and the Jones Library Ballot Question Yes/No representatives. You can watch all of these on Channel 17, or on our YouTube channel. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest news and updates on this Election Cycle as covered by Amherst Media, as well as other news.
Jul 28, 2021
The Department of Music & Dance will present a special video tribute to longtime music professor and Fine Arts Center Director Dr. Frederick Tillis to mark the one-year anniversary of his passing.
Jun 3, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
From the Daily Hampshire Gazette By STEVE PFARRERStaff WriterPublished: 3/9/2021 5:23:14 PM NORTHAMPTON — Norton Juster, the author of the celebrated children’s book “The Phantom Tollbooth,” related a story several years ago on National Public Radio that he fell into writing the story because he was bored and doing something the book’s main character does: procrastinating.
Feb 4, 2021
By Jim Lescault, Executive Director Reading the public notice of the recent death of Benny “Motown Man ” Johnson put me into adeep pause, reflecting on my many wonderful interactions with Benny here at the AmherstMedia studio. Most people came to know Benny from his delightful renditions of Motown hits on the streets ofAmherst and the surrounding towns. Some called him Benny the Bucket-man, due to himkeeping rhythm for himself with an empty joint compound bucket.
Jan 26, 2021
Tomorrow evening! Amherst Media invites you to the Massachusetts premiere showing of our video documentary, A House Built by Hope: A Story of Compassion, Resilience, and Religious Freedom. This 35 minute video will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include, Jim Wald, Hampshire College History Professor; Simon Leutz, Department Chair, Social Studies, Amherst Pelham Regional High School; and Dr. Elsie Fetterman, former Danielson resident and member of the Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society.