|Pittsfield Bars, Package Stores Carding at 87 Percent Rate|
Fifty-seven establishments were visited; of those, fifty establishments asked young looking 21- to 23-year-olds for identification, an 87 percent card rate.
|Berkshire Nursing Families Honors Teen to 23 Project Participants|
The Teen to 23 Project was founded by BNF in 2009 when community research showed that young families were not accessing traditional childbirth and breastfeeding classes.
|Village Ambulance, Williams Partner on Student Services|
"We're equally excited to see what might be developed for broader community application from this private pilot program." — Steven Klass
|Red Cross Urges Blood Donations Leading Into Labor Day Weekend|
Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed.
|Berkshire County NAMI Chapter Holds 30th Annual Meeting|
Awards that were presented include the Member of the Year Award to Marilyn Moran and Kathy Quinn.
|Bankruptcy Court OKs BMC Bid for Northern Berkshire Healthcare Assets|
"This is the best result for the 40,000 residents around North Adams." — Robert Ross
|GMO-Label Bill Stuck in Ways & Means Committee|
"People have the right to know what they are eating. The labeling gives the consumer a clear choice." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi
|Hancock Man Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension Association|
White has been involved with helping PHA support groups deal with grieving and spirituality.
|Pittsfield Mosquito Control Program Sees Opposition|
"We can't go outside. I am begging you to come spray those neighborhoods." — Sharon Shields
|Pittsfield Passes Revamped Smoking Laws|
"Youth cigar use has surpassed the adult smoking prevalence rates." — James Wilusz
|Kimball Farms Earns Fourth Perfect Survey|
The unannounced inspections by representatives from the DPH are conducted annually, nine to 15 months following the prior survey.
|Nursing Program Building Approved for McCann School|
"We have to have a lab facility with beds, nursing facilities, computers and surgical suites." — James Brosnan
|Williamstown Health Board Revising Tobacco Regs|
"I want to be as strict as we can. I think Joan's point is a good one." — Dr. Erwin Stuebner
|Summertime Safety Tips For Families|
Infants, toddlers and young children (ages 0-5 years) are generally not aware of dangers around them and depend on adults to keep them safe.