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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
UNITY Students Serving Pizza to Benefit Haiti Orphanage
"We thought it would be cool to do something around that." — Nick Belanger

Nonprofits Brainstorm Ways to Collaborate, Integrate
"Relationships work if each person gives to the other what the other one wants to get." — Chip Joffe-Halpern

CHP Eyes Opening North Adams Health Center
"We can provide primary care more efficiently than the hospital." — Philip Morrison, chief financial officer of Community Health Programs

Northern Berkshire Neighborlies Honor 'Random Acts of Kindness'
"Lots of people get awards for doing big things but there's everyday stuff that people do that's deserving of recognition." — Steve Green

NBCC Founder Honored With Gerard Downing Award
"You never worry about going to bat for Al and going to bat for the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition." — state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing

Coalition Forum Discusses Teen Safety, Supervision Solutions
"As a parent, I think if my sons were out after 10 o'clock, I would worry about them." — Al Bashevkin

North Adams Forum Looks for Solutions to Crime, Addiction
We have become introverted to the point of endangerment." — Annie Rodgers

North Berkshire YMCA Hosted Free Family Night
"It was a great evening for the community." — Justin Ihne

Coalition Forum to Focus on Crime
The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition's next monthly forum will focus on crime and violence.

North County Coalition Forum Prioritizes Community Needs
"I think that's very prevalent ... in some of our youth, and where do we go? I think that's a very important discussion." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

North Berkshire Neighbors Celebrate National Night Out
"With the presence of our public safety officials, children came to understand [they're] friends..." — Annie Rodgers

Coalition Starts North Adams Team to Address Substance Abuse
"We can't afford to give up on people in the Berkshires." — State Sen. Benjamin Downing

Northern Berkshire Coalition Celebrates At 27th Annual Meeting
"Our northern community has many assets, the colleges being one, but beyond that each one of you in this room are an asset." — Al Bashevkin

UNITY Youth Leadership Students Celebrate Successful Year
"I can't believe that it's only been two years. I feel like I've been coming here forever but in a good way." — Brianna Jones

Coalition Forum Addresses Physician Recruiting Difficulties
"We have a tremendous amount to offer. So it's not about that offer, it's about the shortage." — Timothy Jones

Coalition Delivers Spring Neighborlies at Award Ceremony
"It's about building community. And it's about responding to the little things that go on in all of our lives." — Al Bashevkin

Alcombright, Local Providers Focus on Mental Health Issues
"There are causes to these problems, but there's also fixes." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Northern Berkshire Neighbors Graduates 12 Outreach Volunteers
"You're going to keep growing, you're always going to find out something new in the community." — Eric Wilson

Community Forum Sees Affordable Housing as Development, Jobs Issue
"If you dont have accessible affordable housing for people, you can't have really vibrant, economically healthy communities." — Brad Gordon

North Berkshire Coalition Seeks to Bring Attention to Transit Issues
"They have to hear over and over a consistent message." — Sen. Benjamin B. Downing

North Adams Human Services Center Celebrated
"When you make that turn up there on the mountain, you know this is a hub, and a hub needs human services." — Angelo McClain

NBCC Preparing For Fourth Year Of Outreach Training
"This started because there are so many services in the area and what we hear most often is 'I didn't know.;" — Annie Rodgers

Mass in Motion Kicks Off With Breakfast, Presentation
"The conversation is changing, we got to demand it enough. If you just sort of back off, you're going to get what the standard is still." — Mark Fenton

State Supporting More Centers Like NBCC's Family Place
"This is really part of our idea that if we can help, speak to the community it can help make families stronger." — Angelo McLain

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