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Kathy A. Keefner of Egremont

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 - Most people remember her from “Brooks” where she was a Pharmacy Technician and Cumberland Farms where she also worked for many years.

Eva Wainrib, 90, founder of Red Barn Realty

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 - Her heart was always in the Berkshires where she and her husbandSimon settled permanently in the 1980’s. At the age of 65, Eva started her own real estate business in Egremont, named Red Barn Realty for the barn she lovingly converted from stables to work place.

Sallie Jo Doores VanSant, 61, of Housatonic

Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 - Sallie earned a Master of Social Work degree from Smith College in Northampton and practiced locally as a psychotherapist with much of her practice focused on helping children.

Jonathan Ross, 45, of Great Barrington

Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 - He could fix almost anything yet his greatest gift was to make people laugh. With a sharp wit and the ability to impersonate anyone, he could always bring a room to laughter.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Visual Harmonies,’ Steiner Fair

Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 - Every family in the Steiner school community comes together to create this festive winter village, from knitting squares to form the Community Afghan – one of many items available in the Fair’s Raffle Room – to crafting small gifts for the magical Little People’s Shop.

Mary Romano, 99, of Great Barrington  

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 - Mary loved to perform. She was very active in her local Senior Center in New York where she would sing, dance and act in their various programs up until she was 80 years.

Harold Lewin, 85, founder of Music & More

Monday, 10 Nov 2014 - Harold was a multi-faceted musician ... A kindred spirit -- someone who loved bringing great music to life more than merely putting on flashy performances -- he was an authentic inspirational model." -- Daniel Stepner, Artistic Director of Aston Magna Festival.

Bits & Bytes: Teens, The Bard,  and BIFF

Monday, 10 Nov 2014 - “Each year the Fall Festival brings Shakespeare’s plays alive for hundreds of students who, in the process, both discover and reveal what it means to be human. This is the essence of theatre, and the heart of education.” -- Shakespeare & Company Education Director Kevin G. Coleman

Paul S. Batacchi Sr., 89, of Sheffield  

Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 - During his tour he served with the Infantry in Ardennes, Central Europe and Rhineland, and received the Eame Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

Susan M. O’Connor, 50

Friday, 7 Nov 2014 - Sue lived by her favorite word “Ohana.” “Ohana” means family and family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.