The Berkshire Edge On-Air – October 31, 2018

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Guided by respected journalistic standards, the principle of fairness, the quest for truth, a commitment to social, economic and environmental justice, and an abiding admiration for the independent spirit of the Berkshires, The Berkshire Edge offers in-depth local news reports and features, perspectives on the arts, wide-ranging commentary, and a comprehensive calendar of events – all written, illustrated, and, in some cases performed, with wit, intelligence, insight and humor.

This week we talk about:

1. Vigil for Pittsburgh planned by the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires.

2. The state of Massachusetts has funded a pilot to test the weekend-only, tourist-oriented Berkshire Flyer train.

3. There are two big issues in the upcoming election: the D.A. race and the Nurses proposition. Jonathan Butler from 1Berkshires wrote a statement in Viewpoints saying that the proposition is not a good fit for the Berkshires and that the business community does not support it.

4. A moving profile of Mary Gendler who has led a life of peaceful protest. We have a picture of her with the Dalai Lama, whom she visits regularly, lighting Hanukah candles.

5. We had a four-part series on an addict identified as Sara. Now the author of the series wrote a “finale” about how local high school students, including a journalism class, reacted to the articles.

6. STEM Week winds up with showcase at Monument Valley Middle School.

7. If we have time, we can also talk about the state’s designation of Great Barrington’s as a “cultural district.” We also reported, on September 22, that Lenox is seeking the same designation.

The Berkshire Edge On-Air – October 31, 2018
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