The photo above is a composite illustrating several phases of the partial eclipse leading up to and including totality. The diamond ring effect signals both the beginning and end, shown here, of the total eclipse. The photos were taken southeast of Arthur. (Johnson Publications photos by Chris Fidler)

Many trek to view total eclipse

It may have been the first time in its history that the village of Arthur had so many people there at once, and certainly it was the first time such a diverse crowd visited.

Robbie Doman served in the Army from 2001-2013. In 2008 while on tour in Iraq, he was severely injured in an IED attack, requiring 14 surgeries and five years of physical therapy (Courtesy Photo).

Robbie Doman, a 2001 HHS grad from Amherst, transitions from one ring to the next in the ring swing in Monday night’s episode of American Ninja Warrior (Photo Courtesy Dustin Bradford, NBC).

Holyoke grad’s ‘impossible comeback story’ featured on TV’s American Ninja Warriors

Did you “witness one American hero’s impossible comeback story” July 17 as the dramatic, nationally televised commercial for American Ninja Warrior promised?

The Monday, Aug. 21, solar eclipse path of totality spans the United States from the west coast to the east coast. The path in Nebraska is pictured. Everywhere within the shaded area will experience a total eclipse, with the longest amount of time, about two and a half minutes, being along the center line.  The entire country outside the path of totality will experience a partial eclipse(Map courtesy of Xavier Jubier |

Solar eclipse less than month away

The United States will experience a rare and historic celestial event Monday, Aug. 21, when a total solar eclipse crosses the nation.


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