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
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
Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen takes crown

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants. Full Story
(Peng Peng/AP)
Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

BEIJING (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities. Full Story