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iBerkshiresTV Discusses Domestic Violence, Opioids on Latest Episode

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — We took on some big issues on the latest episode of iBerkshiresTV.
 
Benjamin Lamb is one of the founders of a new organization in North County aimed to get men to do their part in curbing domestic violence. Men Initiating Change in North County is bringing men together show role model appropriate behavior and speak up when they see signs of abuse. Editor Tammy Daniels talked with Lamb about the group's founding and goals.
 
Then we spoke with County Ambulance President Brian Andrews. The data has been showing that overdose deaths are leveling out. But, if you ask first responders, they'll tell you overdoses are not. County Ambulance is looking to become more proactive through a post-overdose intervention program where paramedics and EMTs will reconnect with their patients and coach them with harm reduction techniques and hopefully how to enter recovery.
 
We end with an in-studio performance of two original songs by local singer Tyra Nurmi.
 
Enjoy.

 


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Berkshire Force 12Us Win Pair

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The Berkshire Force 12-and-under travel softball team Sunday wrapped up Capital Region Fall Ball play with a pair of wins over New York teams.
 
In the first game, the Force pounded out 12 hits in a 13-0 win over Collar City (Troy).
 
Mia DeJesus pitched the entire game, benefiting from a third-inning double play turned by Audrina Maloney, Jillian Rosa and Audrianna Pelkey.
 
Cheyenne Goddard and Pelkey each roped a triple at the plate.
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