According to the Republican’s Editorial on July 25, 2014 (see original article here) “William J. O’Grady’s appointment to the bench as the next judge in Chicopee District Court bodes well for the court, especially if he delivers on the promise of his interview before the Governor’s Council. According to State House News Service reporter Colleen Quinn, “O’Grady said his idea of a good district court judge is one who treats everyone with respect and dignity. Every decision a district court [...]
Attorney William J. O’Grady has been unanimously confirmed as Associate Justice of the Chicopee District Court, replacing Judge Mary Hurley who is retiring. Attorney William J. O’Grady has practiced civil and criminal law at Parker & O’Grady in Southampton and Springfield since 1985.He has been associate city solicitor in Chicopee since 1986 and in Westfield since 2009. Congratulations to Attorney O’Grady!
Hot weather can be a big concern for older people says Calvin Hirsch, a geriatrics specialist with UC Davis Health System. “No one is comfortable when the temperature soars,” said Hirsch, who is a professor of internal medicine, “but seniors account for a disproportionate number of heat-related hospitalizations and deaths.” Hirsch noted there are many factors involved in why seniors are so vulnerable in hot weather. Some individuals have health problems, such as heart disease, that make it more difficult [...]