(photos by Jenn Smith — Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Taconic SADD chapter launches 'Be Yourself' campaign

12/16/2014 08:15 AM EST
PITTSFIELD >> Teenagers are constantly at risk of being labeled: bully, stoner, loser, slacker, thug. 
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November S.A.Y. It Proud winner: Noel Hunter
12/16/2014 08:15 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> The Helen Berube Teen Parent Program Executive Director Heather Williamson teamed up with the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership of Berkshire United Way on Nov. Full Story

Recess: Things to do and learn in the Berkshires for the week of Dec. 16
12/16/2014 07:38 AM EST - Meet ... NEW PLAYGROUPS >> South Berkshire Kids is coordinating two new family playgroup programs for infants and children up to age 5. Full Story

Art of teaching history: Using Mort K√ľnstler's work for classroom lessons
12/09/2014 09:25 AM EST - STOCKBRIDGE >> Half the battle of teaching is keeping students interested in the subject at hand. Full Story

The Forum: Reid middle schoolers explore school issues
12/09/2014 09:25 AM EST - The seventh-grade English language arts honors students at Reid Middle School recently watched the movie, "Freedom Writers. Full Story

Recess: Things to do and learn in the Berkshires - Week of Dec. 9
12/09/2014 09:25 AM EST - Meet ... LESSONS TO LEARN >> The Lee Wellness Committee and Lee Lions Club will sponsor at 6 p. Full Story

'Braves United': Taconic High School offers teens a day to reflect
12/02/2014 08:13 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - To get out of bed or skip school. To join a club or join a gang. Full Story

Mathematics & Science: Andrew Corsi wins Rensselaer Medal, scholarship to RPI
12/02/2014 07:19 AM EST - TROY, N.Y. >> For more than 90 years Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in conjunction with high schools around the world, has awarded the Rensselaer Medal and scholarship to promising high school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science. Full Story

Recess: Things to learn and do for the week of Dec. 2
12/02/2014 07:16 AM EST - Meet ... PHOTOGRAPHER EVENT >> Join award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter Saturday at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St. Full Story

Berkshire Environmental Educators mark 10 years
11/25/2014 08:18 AM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Ten years ago, a group of about a dozen educators gathered around a conference table at Hancock Shaker Village for a few hours to talk about how to teach young people about the environment. Full Story

Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Police in northern Wyoming say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man. Full Story
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Marathon bombing survivor in 'Yes to Dress' finale

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombings took Rebekah DiMartino's leg, but they couldn't rob her of her joy as a new bride. Full Story