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    Lenox local composes new musical, 'Rescue Rue'

    04/18/2014 11:17 AM EDT

    Music is 28-year-old Lenox Memorial High School graduate Joshua Zecher-Ross' life -- and career. The New York resident is a music director, vocal coach, conductor and an accompanist. And while he has done some arranging -- chiefly liturgical music for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, where his mother Deborah Zecher is rabbi (his father, Dennis Ross, also is an ordained rabbi) -- composing has not been part of Zecher-Ross' resume. Full Story

    HEALTH & SCIENCE
    Charley's Fund - Finding the cure for DMD

    ALFORD For a decade, Charley's Fund has pushed the frontiers of finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but a mother's love for her child won't allow Tracy Seckler to celebrate this anniversary. Full Story
    FOOD
    (Mark DuFrene/Bay Area News Group)
    Six delicious riffs on the deviled egg theme

    Wallowing in post-Easter eggs? Turn them into savory deviled eggs with smoked salmon, curried shrimp or lashings of sriracha. Full Story
    OUTDOORS
    NatureWatch: Caution, tick season is in full swing

    We live in a world full of life, and one that causes me more consternation than a family of groundhogs, a lawn full of moles or a hive of wasps, is the all-too-common tick. Full Story
    Berkshire Lifestyles
    (Photo courtesy of Michael Hull)
    Lenox local composes new musical, 'Rescue Rue'

    04/18/2014 11:17 AM EDT

    Music is 28-year-old Lenox Memorial High School graduate Joshua Zecher-Ross' life -- and career. The New York resident is a music director, vocal coach, conductor and an accompanist. And while he has done some arranging -- chiefly liturgical music for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, where his mother Deborah Zecher is rabbi (his father, Dennis Ross, also is an ordained rabbi) -- composing has not been part of Zecher-Ross' resume. Full Story

    Short Answers: Get permission or seek forgiveness
    04/18/2014 11:18 AM EDT -

    Life is complicated. Short Answers isn't.

    Dear Short Answers: My wife and I are both in our 40s and have had a great marriage for the past 12 years. I recently decided that I wanted to get a tattoo Full Story

    Honoring tradition one Easter egg at a time
    04/12/2014 05:36 PM EDT -

    LENOX -- If you want to take your Easter egg decorating up a notch this year, beyond the store-bought dye kit, grab a candle, a raw egg and muster up some patience. Full Story

    Raised garden beds are all the rage
    04/10/2014 02:44 PM EDT -

    Schuyler and Colby Gail have raised expectations for this summer's garden. For nearly three years, the owners of Climbing Tree Farm have successfully raised pigs, chickens and other livestock for meat sold at area markets, but growing a traditional garden has been a bust.  Full Story

    Berkshires to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month
    04/10/2014 02:54 PM EDT -

    PITTSFIELD -- In keeping with the spirit of national Jazz Appreciation Month, Berkshires Jazz, Inc. has announced a series of musical events that run the gamut of styles and venues.  Full Story

    Lost Hank Williams recordings will soon emerge

    Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl. Full Story