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Robert (Pink) W. Turner, 84, former Egremont fire chief

Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 - Among his many interests and pastimes he was a farmer at heart. He kept a keen eye on activities at the neighboring Turner Farm operated by his nephews Bill, Paul and Daryl. In addition, he loved buying, refurbishing and reselling old Farmall cub tractors and the many acquaintances he made as a result.

Bits & Bytes: Sally Harris good works; dancing at Dewey Hall; blues at Club Helsinki; New Year’s blast of Bach

Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 - Post-intermission fare on New Year's Eve consists of two Bach classics in special Berkshire Bach versions: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 (what would New Year's be without a Brandenburg?) with its spectacular solos for violin, horns, oboes, bassoon, and percussion, and the brilliant Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D with its three-trumpet-and timpani power and its famous Air for strings.

Peter Jason Callas, 61, of Great Barrington

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 - He was a loyal friend to many, known for his considerable mechanical abilities and dry wit...he leaves behind a large cadre of friends, fellow vintage Mercedes automobile enthusiasts, and his loyal feline companions, Dusky and Jake.

Richard Paul Tribula, 75, of East Otis  

Monday, 15 Dec 2014 - He worked as a sales representative for Deblinger Sales and after retiring ran Witek’s Sporting Goods Store in Westfield. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Adella C. Lynch, 79, of Great Barrington

Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 - Adella was a communicant of Saint Peter’s Church and member of the Womens Guild. She also enjoyed walking, the Senior Center and all their activities and all the fairs.

News Brief: Housatonic freight train strikes car

Friday, 12 Dec 2014 - During a snowstorm, the driver was backing out of a driveway at her workplace at 220 North Plain Road. While waiting to pull out of the driveway onto Route 41, her car was struck by a Housatonic Railroad Company freight train heading south.

Timothy Miller Richman, 32, teacher of mathematics

Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 - “Mr. Richman was the best teacher I ever had”…”Mr. Richman taught me to love calculus when I hated math”…”I am now becoming an engineer because of Mr. Richman…”