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Bits & Bytes: ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’; Sohn Gallery art show; Belle Fox at Lauren Clark; Canon Booth at Lenox Library; iconography at St. Nicholas
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.
Bits & Bytes: Birding at Olana; Homespun Theatre at Lauren Clark Gallery; Holocaust Remembrance Day; Ventfort Hall – Treasures of Bellefontaine
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.
Monday, 30 Mar 2015 - The symposium will gather business leaders, policymakers, town planners and other community partners to examine how affordable housing can serve as a boon to economic development.
Monday, 30 Mar 2015 - For five years Ann worked tirelessly chairing the board of “Summerfest,” the local street fair held in Great Barrington to benefit Hospice Care in the Berkshires.
Sunday, 29 Mar 2015 - Betty toured with the Pro Musica throughout the United States and Europe for seven years. In 1967, her family transitioned to the Berkshires where she refocused her life on being a mother and teacher. She taught first and second grades at the former Dewey and Housatonic schools for a number of years before devoting her time to teaching voice at Bard College at Simon’s Rock for nearly 20 years.
Friday, 27 Mar 2015 - Betty Louise Duryea, 87, a native and lifelong resident of South Egremont passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Born at Turner Farm on September 30, 1927 she was the daughter of William and Louise Baldwin Turner. She was a 1945 graduate of the former Searles High School. She drove a school bus for 42 […]
Friday, 27 Mar 2015 - Charles Julieano 92, formerly of 105 Canal St. Lee died Monday March 23, 2015 at Fairview Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Great Barrington, Mass. Born in Lee, Mass., on March 3, 1923, he was the son of Augustino and Victoria Monachina Julieano. Charles was a resident of Lee until November 2010. Charles worked for […]
Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 - Ryan’s relationship to nature was potent and his commitment to living sustainably was an inspiration. He was deeply dedicated to strengthening his community, leading to involvement in several innovative local projects.
Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 - While living in Sandisfield, she worked at New Boston Nursing Home for 18 years. She also owned and operated the Tollgate Inn for 25 years. She took much enjoyment in gardening, traveling, crafting and especially painting.
Bits & Bytes: Monument spring musical; Kiwanis Ham Roll; Slavic eggs at Ventfort; Spencertown story contest
Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 - Monument faculty member Linnea Macé directs the production of "Little Shop of Horrors," her 18th at the high school since 1992. This year’s production features more than 40 students in the cast, crew, and pit orchestra.
Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 - David was bigger than life – everyone who knew him, loved him. He loved each of his sons equally and often said, “One father can love ten children more than ten children can love one father.”
Monday, 23 Mar 2015 - Angeline attended Sheffield schools. After school she worked for Monument Mills from 1941-1952 and then at Rising Paper Co. in Housatonic as a paper sorter for 23 years before retiring in 1978.
Bits & Bytes: Lee Food Pantry benefit; Food First activist address; CATWALK reopens; Michael Beck at Lenox Library; puppet shows at Matrushka
Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 - Benefit for Lee Food Pantry, FCC Youth Mission LEE — New York City Cabaret singer and pianist Ron Ramsay and vocalist Samantha Talora present “Ron Ramsay & Samantha Talora in Concert” on Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. at Lee Congregational Church to benefit the Lee Food Pantry and the FCC Youth Mission Trip with […]
Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 - Mrs. Bailey owned her catering company “Bonnie’s” which she operated until her retirement. Previously, she had worked for General Electric in Pittsfield, in their Receiving Department.
Monday, 16 Mar 2015 - After school she worked for over 20 years at W.T Grant Department Store until it closed in 1976. After that she worked for Kmart for 32 years before retiring in 2012. Roseina bowled in the Wildcat Bowling League and was a treasurer of the league for more than 20 years.
Monday, 16 Mar 2015 - Louis enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially ice fishing, and was an avid stock car fan.
Bits & Bytes: Rick Wilcox at Tuesday Club; RSYP benefit; Downing coffee klatch; Gudeon book release party
Monday, 16 Mar 2015 - Wilcox is speaker at Tuesday Club of Stockbridge Stockbridge — Richard Bidwell Wilcox, the retired and widely admired town police chief and avid historian of all things Stockbridge, will be the featured speaker at the Tuesday Club of Stockbridge, meeting March 17 at 2 p.m. in the Jonathan Edwards room of the First Congregational Church. The title […]
Friday, 13 Mar 2015 - Dorothy had previously worked as a CNA and enjoyed cooking. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Harry F. Billings.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Women of a Certain Age’ at The Mount; DCAMM workshop; senior tax credits; Berkshire transportation guide
Friday, 13 Mar 2015 - Seniors may be eligible for up to $1,050 in what the Massachusetts Department of Revenue terms a “Senior Circuit Breaker Credit.”
Bits & Bytes: CATA exhibit at Lauren Clark; Egremont Library seeks artists, crafters; Montessori open house; Columbia Art School invitation
Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 - “We expect this festival to be the biggest and best yet. With 14 award-winning films on a wide-range of current environmental topics, if people don't leave the theater more educated, inspired, enraged or motivated to act then we are doing something wrong.” Karen Lyness LeBlanc, Education and Outreach Coordinator For Project Native.