On June 12, the day of the massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida, people in the Valley held vigils to mourn the tragedy and to comfort each other. In Greenfield, people sang “We Shall Overcome” on the town common. In Northampton, they held a vigil outside City Hall.

— Kristin Palpini, editor@valleyadvocate.com

Photos by Matt Burkhart (Greenfield) and Dan Little (Northampton, photo includes flag)