Photo Exhibition Celebrates the Past and Present of River Street

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The UNO Community Center Steering Committee, in coordination with the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, invites the public to a celebration and viewing of  Remembering River Street, on Friday, March 24, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. 
Remembering River Street is a selection of photos of River Street in North Adams, spanning decades and offering glimpses into  life on River Street throughout the years. The collection is curated by members of the steering committee, many coming from their personal photo albums. 
Local historian Paul Marino will give a talk  about the history of the street, offering interesting facts about the River Street neighborhood. The committee also encourages the community to bring their own memories and photos of River Street, as well as their hopes for the future.
This event is free and open to the public. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. 

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First Congregational 'Share The Love' Campaign Increases Donations

By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — First Congregational Church's "Share the Love" campaign raised $5,550 that was donated to local food pantries and community services.
"Every little bit helps," Rich Wilson of the Berkshire Food Project said. "For the community to come together like this and think of us is a great thing."
Through the month of February, the congregation collected donations from the Northern Berkshire community. For every $100 received, the congregation donated $25. 
All proceeds were split evenly among the three recipient organizations: the Berkshire Food Project, Louison House, and the Al Nelson Friendship Center Food Pantry. 
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