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Immigrant Heritage Month: Important contributions

06/30/2016 06:12 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — An immigrant is someone who comes to a country to live there, and with each person who migrates from place to place comes their heritage — traditions, achievements, beliefs, etc. 
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ASK DOCTOR K: Meniscus tear may not need surgery

DEAR DOCTOR K >> My knees hurt a lot, more on the left. At 76 years young, I guess I should expect that. Full Story
Cooking more than s'mores over a fire

Sizzling and crackling over a fire gives instant satisfaction to cooking outside. Full Story
Stargazers: Stars of a different color amaze

I've been gazing skyward now for more than five decades, and I'm still amazed at all we can see if we simply take the time to look up into a dark sky. Full Story
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Book review: 'The Whale: A Love Story'

New book exams relationship between Melville, Hawthorne
06/21/2016 02:52 PM EDT
Set in the Berkshires, Mark Beauregard's "The Whale, A Love Story," is based on the oft-told tale of Herman Melville and the writing of "Moby-Dick," which he completed while living at Arrowhead, his home in Pittsfield, during the early 1850s. 
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Winfrey's new series delves into family drama in megachurch
06/17/2016 02:17 PM EDT - ATLANTA >> Oprah Winfrey wanted to deliver a story revolving around one of the biggest institutions in the African-American community: The Black Church. Full Story

Short Answers: Giving credit where credit's due
06/17/2016 02:16 PM EDT - Dear Short Answers >> I recently started a new job and one of my co-workers likes to take credit for everything I do and every idea I have. Full Story

Go Green: Ways to keep cool this summer
06/17/2016 02:16 PM EDT - In this column, staff at the Center for EcoTechnology offer advice on easy ways for people — and businesses — to introduce green changes in their daily lives. Full Story

Gay clubs: A community gathering place
06/17/2016 02:14 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Like many gay men across America, Jamie Brown has treasured memories of nights spent reveling at a gay club, a boisterous community gathering place where he could feel safe and be himself. Full Story

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Watch: First 'Sully' trailer shows Tom Hanks as Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger

'Sully’ trailer shows Tom Hanks playing Bay Area pilot struggling with aftermath of 'Miracle on the Hudson.’