HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Holyoke has been selected as a feature in a documentary series hosted by Dennis Quaid.

According to a news release sent to 22News from the City of Holyoke mayoral aide, Stephen Fay, a video portrait of the city was released on an episode of “Viewpoint,” an educational documentary series hosted by Dennis Quaid on public television stations.

The video was released on Holyoke’s 150th anniversary on February 9th with a screening at the Divine Theater. It features the manufacturing sector as well as its tourist amenities.

Interviews and places featured were done with the following:

  • Hazen Paper Company
  • United Paper Box Company
  • PeoplesBank
  • Springdale Dinner/Cajun ladies
  • Former Mayor Terry Murphy
  • Current Mayor Joshua A. Garcia
  • Holyoke Children’s Museum
  • Volleyball Hall of Fame
  • Holyoke Mall at Ingleside

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