Syrian strike
Should the U.S. extend its fight against ISIS into Syria?
 Yes.
 No.
(Gillian Jones / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
Discover Tyler Street: On a journey of discovery

PITTSFIELD -- Music, gaiety and a general fair atmosphere prevailed Thursday at Discover Tyler Street, but the subtext was no joke: Organizers sought to bolster the health of the city’s off-North Street business community. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Aug. 27

Wednesday, Aug. 27 6:03 a.m.: Police investigate a past shoplifting at Price Chopper on Hubbard Avenue. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Ben Garver/Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Cultural exchange: Pakistani journalists visit U.S., spend time in the Berkshires

PITTSFIELD -- Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights. Imagine being only the second female journalist where you live, or being a young college student and having your good friends kidnapped and killed because they were protesting for basic human rights. Full Story
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Greylock's Wiseman is medalist, but Lenox golfers top Mounties in season opener

LENOX -- Lucy Schwartz had momentum on her side early in Thursday's high school golf season opener. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
High school football: News, notes from Berkshire County media night

PITTSFIELD -- Football coaches and team captains from Monument Mountain, Pittsfield, Taconic, Drury, Mount Greylock and Wahconah assembled at Pittsfield High School for the annual Berkshire County media night on Thursday. Full Story
Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas. Full Story
Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail. Full Story