David Scribner

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A writer, photographer and journalist, David Scribner served for 10 years as editor of The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, prior to which he was editor of The Middletown (Conn.) Press. Most recently, he spent four years as news editor of The Berkshire Record. His essays have appeared in Yankee magazine, Vermont Life and other publications, his reviews in the Pacific Sun, and his photographs at the International Center for Photography in New York City. His short stories have been published in literary magazines, and his play, “Invasive Species,” was premiered at New Stage Performing Arts in Pittsfield under the direction of Nicki Wilson.

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Notes, footnotes & queries

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 - Great Barrington isn’t the precious theme park those living in the town’s Upper West Side imagine it to be.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 - The refugee Lulu 'n' Hershey rescued from their Cafe Perspectivo's dumpster has a morbid tale to tell.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 - Political debate at Cafe Perspectivo continues: Jessa, the barista, announces she expects to hear from the Bernie Sanders campaign.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 - The alien leaders on Komo-Vur are gloating over what they perceive to be the success of their robot, Donald Trump, in the GOP presidential candidates debate on Wednesday night.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 - Lulu and Hershey are hot. The New York magazines are really on to their coffeehouse, Cafe Perspectivo, and its staff. The latest is New York magazine, that features barista and baker Jean-Michel on its cover, in an article about 'eco-patisserie.'

Muriel Rokos, 95, of South Egremont

Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 - An active member of the community, Mrs. Rokos was a charter member of the Sheffield Historical Society and the Thursday Morning Club. She volunteered at Fairview Hospital, drove for the Road to Recovery program of American Cancer Society and was a member of the Quilters’ Guild of Great Barrington.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 - Why leave your dog at home when out on a shopping spree? That's advice from Doctor Hershich, pet psychologist.

Robin Gossett, beloved Eisner day camp founder and director, is retiring

Friday, 14 Aug 2015 - "One of the things I believe in is how important it is to dedicate ourselves to the next generation, to help them feel good about who they are, and give them independence to grow up to be confident adults." -- Robin Gossett, founder and director of the Eisner Camp day camp program

Otis voters overwhelmingly endorse $6.4 million wind power project

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 - “The wind turbine is better than mowing down 200 acres of trees for a solar array, and has minimal impact to the environment for the same amount of electricity.” -- Chris Bouchard, former highway superintendent and member of the Energy Committee.

Stockbridge legal labyrinth: Fire chief resigns to be reappointed

Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 - "I am so tired of hearing you say that it is Chucky Cardillo's problem to resolve,” declared Prospect Hill resident Carole Owens. “This is not a Chuck problem. This is a Stockbridge problem. The selectmen act in concert. I wonder why the town isn’t paying his legal fees.” -- Stockbridge resident Carole Owens