Lenox: Concert to benefit Jewish Federation

07/31/2014 02:55 PM EDT
The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will present "An Evening with the Phantom" at 7:30 p. 
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Turners Falls: Model airplane show to benefit Food Bank
07/31/2014 02:55 PM EDT - The Franklin County Radio Control Club, in collaboration with Foster’s Supermarket and the Franklin Community Co-Op, will host "Flying for Food," a fundraiser for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Full Story

Pittsfield: South Mountain Association awards music scholarships
07/31/2014 02:25 PM EDT - South Mountain Association has awarded four Willem Willeke Memorial Scholarships to students of stringed instruments who study or reside in Berkshire County. Full Story

Adams: Sylvia Bashevkin receives lifetime achievement award
07/31/2014 02:15 PM EDT - Professor Sylvia Bashevkin, daughter of Irving Bashevkin and the late Esther Bashevkin of Adams and Sarasota, Fla. Full Story

North Adams: Drury Class of 1940 to hold reunion
07/31/2014 01:15 PM EDT - The Drury High School Class of 1940 will hold its 74th reunion luncheon at 12:30 p. Full Story

Pittsfield: Hiroshima Day vigil planned Wednesday
07/31/2014 01:15 PM EDT - A Hiroshima Day vigil will take place from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. Full Story

North Adams: Civil War lecture series continues Saturday
07/31/2014 12:45 PM EDT - The Department of Conservation & Recreation’s Visitors Museum at Western Gateway Heritage State Park will present an illustrated lecture, "The Battle of Mobile Bay," at 2 p. Full Story

Monterey: Bidwell House to host fundraising gala
07/31/2014 12:45 PM EDT - The Bidwell House will hold its summer fundraising party from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. Full Story

North Adams: Tomyl named grand marshal of Fall Foliage Parade
07/31/2014 12:45 PM EDT - The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce and the City of North Adams announce that Peter Tomyl, president of the Mohawk Trail Association, has been named grand marshal of the 59th annual Fall Foliage Festival Parade to be held Sunday, Oct. Full Story

North Adams: Greylock Club to host Williamstown National Day
07/31/2014 12:45 PM EDT - The seventh annual Williamstown National Day will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. Full Story

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, officials with both companies said Thursday, as the airline has been urged by animal rights activists to terminate the relationship. Full Story