WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - There's nothing more important than family, something we're especially reminded of this time of year.
Every Wednesday, the Surprise Squad strikes all over the area, helping out deserving individuals and groups. Do you know someone who could use a "Surprise?"
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WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- For a parent, finding out your child is sick is heartbreaking and overwhelming.
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- As we know, it's hurricane season. Most recently, Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas devastating the island.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Western Mass News and Big Y Surprise Squad is at it again!
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's the first full week of the Big E and between the food, the drinks, rides, souvenirs, and admission costs, it can be a pricey day, so the Western Mass Ne…
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - One local business is making a difference in the community, impacting their visitors without even realizing it.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Families are getting back into their day-to-day routine with the start of school, but it's not so easy for children who are currently in the hospital.
FEEDING HILLS, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Feeding Hills mom and teacher was looking forward to the start of summer with her husband and four kids, but then tragedy struck
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- School is starting next week for many districts and families are saving up to pick up the supplies lists.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It’s the dog days of Summer and the Big Y Surprise Squad is changing its usual mode of transportation, taking on an ice cream truck to deliver some cool treats in…
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A woman went above and beyond to keep the promise she made to her patient, working overtime, without pay, to make sure she was happy in the last moments of her life.
LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's not easy finding time to volunteer, but one Ludlow woman has spent her whole life doing things for others.
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Running a small business is no small feat, so when we heard about a special mom pursuing her dreams of owning a local restaurant, all while battling cancer, the Wester…
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Ahead of Mother's Day, the Big Y Surprise Squad is celebrating moms this week, highlighting the work of a single mom from Springfield, who's making a lasting impr…
WHATELY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - April is Autism Awareness Month, a time to show support and raise awareness about the fastest-growing developmental disability.
SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Claudia Breitung is a fiery, motivated 10-year-old, whose quick thinking recently helped deter an emergency in South Hadley.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Alan Root is turning 96 this year. A Marine Corps veteran wounded in World War II, he's lost most of his mobility preventing him from doing some of his favorite …
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- This week, our Big Y Surprise Squad is honoring a loyal wife and proud mother who's working hard to overcome the biggest hardship of her life after her husb…
WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A true team player hit quite the milestone in his basketball career this year and his entire school wants to thank him.
HAMPDEN, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Valentine's Day is a time for romance and roses and our Surprise Squad has quite the combo this week.
WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - After the holidays, extra financial stressors can surely weigh on anyone, especially when house and car issues arise.