PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

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Berkshire South Announces 2019 Gala Honoree

The Edwin A. Jaffe Award, honors an individual or group exhibiting an extraordinary commitment to building community and common purpose within the Berkshires.

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1Berkshire Adds Senior Marketing Specialist

Nelson is working hand-in-hand with Lindsey Schmid, vice president of Tourism and Marketing for 1Berkshire, to continue to market the Berkshires as a great place to live, work and play.

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Williams Professor Wins Award for New Research in Computer Science

This award recognizes research that has pushed forward the state-of-the-art, opened new research directions, and had a significant practical impact on the computing field as a whole over the past decade.

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New Sports Medicine Specialist Joins Northern Berkshire Orthopedics

Guttmann also sees patients at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Orthopedics in Bennington and Twin Rivers Medical in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. SVMC and Northern Berkshire Orthopedics have been partners in providing orthopedic services since early 2018.

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BCC Announces New Deans, Directors and Staff Changes

Berkshire Community College has announced the hiring of new deans, directors and staff on campus – as well as new titles for a variety of current staff.

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Southern Berkshire Chamber Names Business Persons of the Year

The SBCC Nomination Committee received nominations in May from the business community and residents. After an extensive review by the Nomination Committee, they presented this year's nomination finalist to the SBCC board. Happ and Mankin received a unanimous vote.

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Pittsfield Native Returns Home to Join Smith, Watson & Company

Specializing in tax, he offers clients extensive experience and insight related to complex individual tax compliance and strategy, financial and philanthropic planning, and trust and estate design.

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SVMC Welcomes New Doctor to SVMC General Surgery

Dr. Diaz joins doctors Simon Drew, Graham Moore and Charles Salem. Through a team-based approach, they provide minimally invasive surgery using the latest evidence-based protocols.

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Berkshire County Arc Announces New Senior Employment Manager

She will oversee the three employment managers, as well as her own caseload of some 35 individuals employed around the Berkshire County region.

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BHS, Berkshire Orthopaedics Further Expand Care

Doctors Christina G. Kane and Ashley R. Miller have joined Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates, partnered with Drs. Kevin Mitts, Mark Sprague, Jeffrey Cella, Jarod Goodrich, David Grygier, James Parkinson and Daniel Sage.

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Craneville Place of Dalton Welcomes New Administrator

Rootes-Hunter will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility, overseeing all departments and general management responsibilities.

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Berkshire Workforce Board Taps Two New Staffers

The Berkshire Workforce Board’s mission is to provide leadership for workforce development in Berkshire County by aligning education and training with local labor market needs.

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Miss Hall's School Names Dean of Equity and Inclusion

In this new role, Lima Jones will provide direction and leadership for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at Miss Hall's, working closely with students and adults to facilitate a culture of inclusivity on and beyond the MHS campus

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New Member Joins Greenagers Board of Directors

Greenagers Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides employment, internships and apprenticeships to teens and young adults in the field of environmental conservation, farming, and natural resource management in the tri-state region.

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Williams Professor Wins Award Astronomy Research and Education

The award is given to an individual or individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.

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