Wearing masks and set up in the City’s garage to allow ample space for social distancing, Holyoke City Council is heavily influenced by the coronavirus outbreak while conducting its April 7 meeting. In a telling illustration of the time, council members and City officials are pictured from left, superintendent Mark Brown, Gene Bittner, John Schneider, Chief Doug Bergstrom, Steve Moore, Scott Murray and Brian Akey. Not pictured are Mayor Orville Tonsing and clerk/treasurer Kathy Olofson. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
At the request of City superintendent Mark Brown at the April 7 Holyoke City Council meeting, council members canceled this year’s citywide cleanup.