Hannah Van Sickle

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Hannah Van Sickle is a Berkshire County native who resides deep in the woods of South County where she spent summers as a child and is now raising her own daughters. An English teacher by training, Hannah now works as a freelance writer, academic tutor and writing coach.

Articles by Hannah Van Sickle

28th annual walk to prevent homelessness honors Construct Inc.’s Executive Director Cara Davis

Saturday, 24 Sep 2016 - Amid the prosperity and singular culture of the Berkshires, it was clear that affordable housing was beyond the reach of many residents and workers, especially minorities. “Our homeless are invisible, hidden ... Being with people in crisis is a very, very profound experience and I honor that. It’s always a privilege and an honor to sit and talk with [the population Construct serves] to try and come up with solutions.” --- Cara Davis, Construct Inc. director, who is stepping down after 26 years

Popular, eclectic Riverbend Café to close October 15

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 - A convivial atmosphere, friendly staff and bucolic, grassy grounds overlooking a bend in the Housatonic River made the Riverbend Cafe establishment a popular gathering spot for locals and tourists alike.

Berkshire HorseWorks: Therapeutic programs for those at risk

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 - Since opening its doors, Berkshire HorseWorks has provided services to nearly 300 clients, most of whom are suffering from mental and behavioral challenges. On Saturday, September 17, Berkshire HorseWorks will host the first annual “Horses and Hikers for Healing” event.

SoCo debuts Main Street soft-serve shop

Saturday, 11 Jun 2016 - The second SoCo location is a nice complement to the existing scoop shop on Railroad Street, consistent with the values of the company to provide “healthful, self-indulgent treats.”