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  • Driver killed in crash on Union Street in Westfield (Victim of deadly Westfield crash identified)

    WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One person was killed following a rollover crash on Union Street in Westfield early Tuesday morning. Westfield Police told 22News that the accident happened around 1:00 A.M. in the area between Moseley Avenue and Carpenter Street. 22News saw that a car hit a tree and flipped over on its roof. There was also damage to the home’s front yard and fence. Jim Leydon, spokesperson for the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office, told 22News that the driver did not survive. There was no one else in the car at the time of the crash. The identity of that driver has not been released at this time. State troopers assigned to the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office are still looking into what led to the crash.

  • Sunday Chat Simplify Technology

    A corresponding post is on my blog: http://elleisforliving.blogspot.com/ I think everything needs to be in moderation. Since we all enjoy technology, sometimes it can creep in and take over in our lives more than it should. Remember the technology challenge I did last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlJGjYoNx8E Last years Sunday Chats on Contentment: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHRfXUqX1Lo13Uv6cnQn1W083_RpUPsad Please like/thumbs up and comment as I would love to hear what you think. Please subscribe, to be updated every time I make a new video. Thank you so much for watching…I truly do appreciate it. Elle (Above links may go to Amazon Affiliate pages) Things You May Be Interested In ——————————————- Blog: http://elleisforliving.blogspot.com Book blog: http://elleisforliterature.blogspot.com Twitter: elle@elleisforliving Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elleisforliving Friend me on Fitbit: https://www.fitbit.com/user/23TTWW Friend me on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/5591184-elle Mature Women of YouTube: http://maturewomenofyoutube.blogspot.com/ 100+ Fabulous Women of 45+! Music: Original Composition by Mark Camera used: Canon Vixia HF G30 Movie editing software: VideoPad

  • The Father of Radio Broadcasting

    Every Wednesday night at 9p.m. in San Jose, California, Charles Herrold religiously sat in his crowded office surrounded by records that he lay out before him. Charles broadcast his radio show, playing music and reading news, to mostly college students, who were listening on radios they built for themselves. The year? 1912. He is dubbed the Father of Radio Broadcasting, sending out music and news to listeners before the word, “radio” was invented. Herrold’s ‘Little Hams Program” broadcast every week, from San Jose, to a growing audience of young listeners, and on a good night, the signal could be picked up 900 miles away. Charles took new and popular records, placed them on a phonograph and pointed a microphone towards the music, so all could clearly hear the sound. The show ran from 1912 to 1917. However,ironically, the San Jose Newspaper criticized the new local new medium, saying it “threatens live entertainment, such as the symphony or theatre”. Radio was new, but it certainly couldn’t replace live theatre. In 1994, the Mayor of San Jose dedicated September 12 to Charles Herrold Day in honor of his great contribution to society. Guglielmo Marconi, of London, had previously held a patent issued