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Darrow School Senior Nets Second Place in Poetry Conest
The poem, titled "Something Like Social Anxiety: A Spoken Word Poem,” addresses issues of introversion and isolation.

Fulbright Teaching Assistant Joins Williams College
Pía Maiti is one of nearly 400 young educators from 50 countries who has traveled to the United States for the 2016-2017 academic year through the Fulbright FLTA Program to help internationalize U.S. colleges and universities, a key goal of many institutions as they prepare students for the 21st century workforce and globalized world.

Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members
Robert Babcock, Peter Blum, Terry Burman, Marian Raser, and David Schwartz were elected as new trustees, starting this fall. New members for the National Council are Elizabeth Bender and William Zavarello, Douglas Clark and Ruth Ann McNeese, and Tucker Reed.

New Doctor Provides Specialized Care Using Osteopathic Manipulation Therapy
Osteopathic manipulation therapy uses gentle hands-on osteopathic treatments to balance structure, improve function and help the body heal from illness and injury.

New Pain Medicine Physician Joins Berkshire Health Systems
Jain most recently provided interventional pain medicine and psychiatry services at the Brain and Spine Center in Williamsville, N.Y., and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

Young Man Living With Disability Awarded Reiter & Walsh Scholarship
Alex wrote about his diagnosis of fetal stroke, as well as his use of assistive technologies during his academic career. While doctors predicted he would never walk, talk or be in a mainstream classroom, he graduated from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts with high honors and devoted his time to tutoring and mentoring children with disabilities.

Paul Reiser Headlines Fairview Hospital's 2016 Gala
A seasoned actor, writer and producer, Reiser continues to add to his list of accomplishments. Having co-created and starred in the critically acclaimed NBC series "Mad About You," which garnered him multiple Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominations, Reiser returned to television last year in the FX series "Married."

Berkshire County Arc Recognizes Employees During Annual Staff Appreciation Picnic
In addition to hundreds of Berkshire County Arc staff members attending the day-long event, families were also in attendance for the celebration, which included staff awards, swimming and a barbecue.

Local Student Begins Providence College Career Volunteering in Community
Volunteering for Urban Action, under the leadership of upper classmates, increases a new student's understanding of urban issues while simultaneously introducing them to Providence. PC's 26th annual Urban Action program took place from Aug. 22-24.

MCLA Welcomes 11 New Faculty Members
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts recently welcomed 11 new, full-time faculty members to eight departments on campus, including two associate professors, eight assistant professors, and one instructor.

Berkshire County Arc Names Vice President of Residential and Clinical Services
Rush’s previous experience includes serving as the director of the Intensive Treatment Unit at Hillcrest Educational Centers, a performance improvement manager for Brattleboro Retreat and the vice president of operations for Northern Berkshire Healthcare. Most recently, she was employed by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services as the area director for Franklin and Hampshire Counties.

SVMC Welcomes Two New Podiatry Residents
DeArmon and Pantano were selected from a pool of 90 applicants representing podiatry schools from across the country. They join two second-year residents, and one third-year resident in the program. It is the only podiatry residency program in the state of Vermont and the first residency program at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.

SVMC Nurse Named as Examiner for 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Appointed by the NIST director, examiners are responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications submitted for the Baldrige Award. The examiner board is composed of more than 350 leading experts competitively selected from industry, professional, trade, education, health care, and nonprofit (including government) organizations from across the United States.

SVMC Welcomes New Doctor to Gastroenterology Practice
Dr. Sohail received his medical degree from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed research training at Yale University in Connecticut and both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital, which is affiliated with Yale University.

New Doctor Joins BMC Cardiology Physician Practice
Shaw received his medical degree from Case Western School of Medicine and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center.

 
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Football: Ware vs McCann Tech
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Football: Amherst vs Hoosac...
Hoosac Valley wins over Amherst 36 - 16 on Renfrew Field.
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Both the Drury (5-0-1) and Hoosac (1-1-1) boys soccer teams...
Kratz, Tatro Lead McCann Tech...
Cole Kratz and Dalton Tatro each earned a 4-0 victory...
Walk A Mile 2016
The annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes march at Pittsfield's...
Mount Greylock Boys, Lenox...
The Mounties took the top four places and seven of the top...
G Soccer: Lenox vs McCann...
Lenox girls soccer team beat McCann Tech 6-0 on Wednesday...
B Soccer: Pittsfield vs Mount...
Jackson Rich scored in the 76th minute Tuesday to give the...
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Cross Country: Druy, Hoosac,...
Drury senior Connor Meehan won the boys race in 16:47....
Golf: Wahconah vs Drury
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Cross Country: Druy, Hoosac,...
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McCann faced the tri-county division leader in PVCA McCann...
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