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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Wednesday, Oct. 22

    Wednesday, Oct. 22 12:46 a.m. A domestic incident is reported on McLaughlin Place. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Pittsfield farmers Market puts a wrap up 2014 Saturday

    Downtown summer staple ends with live music and special demonstrations
    PITTSFIELD >> A bounty of area fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products and baked goods await shoppers at the season-ending Pittsfield Farmers Market's this weekend. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Courtesy photo - Williams College)
    Russo's run as Williams men's soccer coach nears end

    Former players recall how Ephs' leader influenced them over 36 years
    Mike Russo has been patrolling the sidelines for so long, it's hard to imagine somebody else coaching the Williams College men's soccer team. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    (PHOTO COURTESY OF BERKSHIRE SCHOOL)
    Former St. Joe athlete Dempsey Quinn is coaching football at Berkshire School

    The Cornell graduated is head coach of Berkshire
    SHEFFIELD >> When Dempsey Quinn stepped off the football field for Cornell in 2010, the former St. Full Story
    Paul Capitanio's lawyer asks court to toss out charges
    PITTSFIELD >> The lawyer for a former city councilor accused of tipping off a drug dealer about an upcoming raid has asked the court to dismiss the charges against his client. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

    SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
    Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
    (Eugene Hoshiko/AP)
    Disney pens love letter to Japan with robot film

    TOKYO (AP) — Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's. Full Story
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.