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    National Geographic photographer from Berkshires witness to Syria refugee exodus

    Imagine if the entire population of Berkshire County got up at suddenly fled by foot over the New York State border, say maybe to Canaan, New Lebanon or Hillsdale. Full Story
    Pittsfield Police log for Friday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept. 21

    Friday, Sept. 19 12:47 a.m.: Suspicious activity is reported on Fenn Street. Full Story
    (Photos by Ben Garver (left) and Stephanie Zollshan (middle, right) / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    South Congregational Church steeple gets a facelift

    PITTSFIELD -- The restored steeple at South Congregational Church has cast the downtown in a new light. Full Story
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Pittsfield High School girls soccer defeats Wahconah, 2-0

    PITTSFIELD -- Trinity Cookis' objectives were clear Monday afternoon at Kirvin Park: find Amanda Wright and get her the soccer ball. Full Story
    Monday's high schools: Taconic golf stays unbeaten, earns W. Mass. tourney berth

    PITTSFIELD -- The Taconic golf team held off a strong performance from Lee's Devyn Olds on Monday at Berkshire Hills Country Club, beating the Wildcats 175-186 to remain unbeaten and clinch a spot in the Western Massachusetts tournament. Full Story
    (Steve Huckins/AP)
    Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Full Story
    Bestselling book banned from middle schools

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The bestselling book "The Fault in Our Stars," narrated by a 16-year-old cancer patient, has been banned from Riverside Unified School District middle schools over sexual content, but it is still allowed in high schools. Full Story