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Honoring Heroes: Recognizing excellence in emergency medical services

This year's award recipients represent the best of the EMS profession and serve as role models for their peers and future generations of healthcare providers and an unyielding commitment to the communities we serve.

Norma Comstock, 90, of Williamsville

Funeral Mass for Norma Comstock will be held on Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m., with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Rockdale Cemetery in West Stockbridge.

Michael Vernon ‘Snoopy’ Harvey, 58, of Rochester, N.Y., and Great Barrington

Details for services to honor Michael's life are yet to be determined; however, they will be held in his home town of Great Barrington.

Peter Francis Troiano, 88, of Housatonic

Funeral Mass for Peter Francis Troiano will be held on Thursday, June 13, at 10 a.m., with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Housatonic, with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating.

Entrepreneurial Fair at Lee Elementary School

Fifth graders were inspired to create their own businesses after reading Ty Allan Jackson's book “Make Your Own Money, How Kids Can Earn It, Save It, Spend It, and Dream Big."

Alexander Nicholas ‘Sandy’ McKnight Jr., 70, of Lee

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 6, at 1 p.m., at Morgan House in Lee.

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority Administrative Office to close June 19 in observance of Juneteenth

BRTA's fixed-route bus service will operate and follow the regular printed schedule on Wednesday, June 19.

Jeremy Samuel Howe, 53, of Hinsdale

In keeping with the family’s wishes, all services will be private. A celebration of life will be at a later date, to be announced.

Lovingly cared-for historic home dripping with charm

Maureen White Kirkby of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Barnbrook Realty offers a charming historic Berkshire house that promises you a comfortable, cozy and charming lifestyle.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation announces President Peter Taylor to step down by end of 2024

“While this has been a difficult decision, I believe the time is right for someone else to take the helm of this phenomenal organization," said BTCF President Peter Taylor. "High-performing organizations like BTCF can benefit from new leadership that will bring fresh energy and ideas to advance its mission.”

Bernard Walter ‘Bernie’ Boldyga, 92, of Great Barrington

In keeping with Bernie’s wishes, services will be private at a later date.

Derick Matthew Turner, 19, of Great Barrington

A remembrance of Derick’s life will be held at April Hill in South Egremont on June 19, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Stacey Maureen Thomas, 39, of Pittsfield

Funeral Services will be private at the discretion of the family.

Miss Hall’s School graduates 46

This year’s commencement remarks were delivered by award-winning author Mary Pope Osborne.

Mark P. Moriarty, 66, of Lanesborough

A memorial service celebrating the life of Mr. Mark P. Moriarty will be Thursday evening, June 6, 2024, at 6 p.m., at the Roche Funeral Home in Lenox, with Monsignor John Bonzagni officiating. Calling hours will precede the memorial service, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Paul Raymond Schlesinger, 80, of Hillsdale, N.Y.

Information about a Celebration of Life for Paul will be forthcoming.

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