Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 - "Their creative journey turning discarded tin into works of art demonstrated that exploring the artistic possibilities and learning how to joyfully and creatively move outside boundaries is as essential to life as food shelter and health care. " -- Phil Pryjma, owner of the St. Francis Gallery in South Lee, Mass., referring to the art work of Kenyan children
Monday, 20 Apr 2015 - The Community Preservation Act (CPA) is a cooperative town and state funding program by which communities may fund projects for open space preservation, creation of affordable housing, preservation of historic buildings and landscapes, and the creation of recreational resources.
Friday, 17 Apr 2015 - The environmental health of the Berkshires and what people can do to maintain it will be the emphasis when Canon Stephen Paul Booth discusses if there are any green spaces left in his talk, “Culture, Community, and Conservation in the Housatonic Valley” on Sunday, April 19, 4 p.m. at The Lenox Library.
Friday, 17 Apr 2015 - John was also a long-time farmer in Hillsdale, active in the Hillsdale Cadby-Shutts V.F.W., a member of the Northwestern University Midshipman’s School Association, the Alford Land Trust, a Eucharistic Minister at Saint Peter’s Church in Great Barrington, a member of the Fairview Hospital Fundraising committee, and served on the Hillsdale Zoning Committee and Planning Board.
Friday, 17 Apr 2015 - Clare was an animal lover and recently she was the devoted caregiver to Rodney the dog at Rosewood. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed music, making hand-hooked rugs, and doing puzzles.
Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 - Judy devoted her time to helping those around her. For several summers Judy participated in the Fresh Air Fund Program, hosting children from New York City for two weeks to stay with her family. She enjoyed working for Meals on Wheels and always made sure to set aside extra time to spend with those to whom she delivered meals.
Monday, 13 Apr 2015 - Peter was a member and an Honor Guard member of the Adams-Budz Post 8183, a member of the Murphy-Leary American Legion Housatonic Post, and was also very involved in the Patriots’ Pen Project and Veterans in the Classroom, both through the VFW. Peter was also part of the Funeral Detail for the VFW and was the Guidon Bearer.
Monday, 13 Apr 2015 - Jim was born in Springfield, Mass., on December 28, 1959 to the late Betty and Bill Silk. He was a graduate of Mount Everett Regional High School. His greatest joy was his children Lauren and Patrick. He was an avid sports fan.
Saturday, 11 Apr 2015 - Eugene proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy during WWII and Korea. Eugene loved woodworking, gardening and fixing things; he could fix anything.
Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 - While at Monument Mountain Regional High School, Garrett played both varsity football and baseball. Garrett also enjoyed working on his truck and fishing and golfing with his brother Kevin. He loved life, being with friends and family and always had a smile on his face.
Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 - Ruth is well known for her talent with doll repairs along with building and decorating doll houses. In 1970 she and her husband, Don, began The Corn Crib and later Dolls & Dwellings in Sheffield.
Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 - As a member of a generation filmmaker Sara Greenberg terms “the last living link to the survivors,” she feels strongly about her responsibility to relate her grandparents’ Holocaust experiences to the world and to future generations. Her film, "B-2247: A Granddaughter’s Understanding," will be shown Sunday, April 12, at the Lenox Town Hall Auditorium.
Monday, 6 Apr 2015 - He graduated from Searles High School in 1942 and served his country during World War II. Norman entered the Army Air Force in 1942, was trained in aviation mechanics and served as a Crew Chief. Norman worked the majority of his life for over 40 years as an electrician for Pfizer in Canaan, Conn., and Schweitzer-Mauduit in Lee, Mass., retiring in 1988.
Friday, 3 Apr 2015 - Her most pleasurable moments in life were cooking, entertaining family and friends, being pool-side and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 - Aldo was a 1944 graduate of the former Searles High School, after high school Aldo proudly served his country with the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. Aldo worked as an area auto salesman for many years, and he was also a past member of the Housatonic Fire Department.
Monday, 30 Mar 2015 - Slate has been called “titanically talented” by industry legend Stan Lee. In a profile for the book “A Century of Women Cartoonists,” Slate is singled out for her contribution to comics created specifically for girls in a traditionally male-dominated career and industry.