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Two Fundraisers Planned For Local Girl's Walk to Cure Diabetes Team
Noelle's Belles is the team of Williamstown third-grader Noelle Dravis, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes four years ago at the age of 4. Her team walks in the JDRF of Greater...
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Two Fundraisers Planned For Local Girl's Walk to Cure Diabetes Team
Noelle's Belles is the team of Williamstown third-grader Noelle Dravis, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes four years ago at the age of 4. Her team walks in the JDRF of Greater Connecticut/Western MA Chapter's walk on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Six Flags N
UCP Offering Workshops On Emergencies, School Plans
These workshops are in conjunction with Family TIES of Massachusetts and the Federation of Children with Special Needs.
North County Health Needs Report Advises ER, Outpatient Services
"I feel very, very hopeful. It substantiated the fact there's still a need ... there is a population that is in a sense underserved," &mdahs; Mayor Richard Alcombright
UCP to Celebrate Employees, Volunteers at Annual Meeting
The organization provides a wide range of services to adults, children and families and has office locations in North Adams and Pittsfield.
Rx Roundup Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27
Safeguarding your prescriptions is a must. This will not only prevent your own teen, but his or her friends who come over, from taking drugs out of your medicine cabinet or kitchen.
Adams Hot Spot Fitness Center Relocates, Expands
"It actually took off very quickly, and I went from having 10 bikes to 18 in less than a month." — Aimee Sinopoli
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Williamstown Toughens Tobacco Regulations
"The data shows that having 21 years old as the minimum age you can buy a tobacco product reduces teen smoking." — Dr. Thomas Hyde
Eligible Donors Encouraged to Give Blood During National Preparedness Month
Appointments to donate and help the Red Cross prepare for patient needs across the country can be made at redcrossblood.org.
Mass in Motion Initiatives to Expand in County
Starting Oct. 1, the following communities will be supported by the new Mass in Motion funding: Adams, Clarksburg, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, North Adams, Pittsfield and Stockbridge.
BMC Closes on North Adams Hospital Property
"We are awaiting the release of the Stroudwater report, which will be part of Berkshire Medical Center's decision-making process." — Michael Leary
Pittsfield Board Approves Expansion For Pediatric Development Center
"Sadly, that street has changed now, because we have no more residences on the street." — John Roccabruno
Northern Berkshire Pediatric Opens Williamstown Satellite Office
"We had already seen an influx from Bennington and Southern Vermont." — Dr. Jennifer S. DeGrenier
Pittsfield Residents Weigh In On Rest of River Clean Up
"That's a conundrum I find myself in as well. How do we comment when we don't really know the plan?" — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
Worker Assistance Center Opened in North Adams
"This resource is going to be a lifesaver for the people of North Adams and the surrounding areas." — Diane Pytko
Greylock, Nutrition Center Develop Recipe Book for Pittsfield Schools
“One of the greatest challenges school children face is getting healthy, well-balanced meals." — Peter Stanton
Pittsfield Tobacco Regulations Go Into Effect Sept. 15
In summary, the new Environmental Tobacco Smoke regulations expand no-smoking areas to include city owned and operated parks, playgrounds and conservation areas.
American Red Cross Blood Drives Set in Berkshires
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.
Berkshire County Heart Walk Set for Oct. 12
The American Heart Association is looking to raise more than $65,000 to fund the research and education related to heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 4 killers in the United States.
Pittsfield Encourages Healthy Lifestyle With Morningside Walking Loop
"Walking 30 to 50 minutes, five days a week has tremendous health benefits." — Director of Public Health Gina Armstrong
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.


 
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