I have been working WNAW since 1968, doing just about every job there is. I graduated from Drury High School and served in the US Air Force from 1961 to 1965. First radio job in 1965 was in Presque Isle, Maine and I moved back to the Berkshires in 1967. Things I love: family, radio, long fast bike rides, cutting wood, skating and working out at the gym.
Study Says Smoking Can Speed Up Your Aging By 20 Years
By now, you should already be acquainted with the dangers of smoking, but if you're one of the estimated 38 million Americans who are still puffing away, maybe the results of a new study will finally convince you to quit.
Five Things on Your Desk That Can Make You Look Unprofessional
Everyone knows stay-at-home moms should be paid huge money for all the work they do . . . instead of the $0 they're actually paid. And this year, it turns out they've earned a big raise.
BRTA Will Give Limited Night Service A Test Drive
Students and commuters who need to get around Pittsfield at night might be in luck: The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority has approved a pilot evening service beginning at the end of this month.
It’s NOT The Most Wonderful Time of The Year
The Berkshire Eagle reports that unlike the flu, there isn't a vaccination to protect against RSV, which works its way through daycares, affecting children each year according to Everett Lamm, chief medical officer of Community Health Systems. "And if folks are really, really ill, they sho…
Trial Of Laura Reilly Delayed Again
Reilly intends to plead guilty to one of the three counts and take the remaining two counts to trial before a judge only. The trial is expected to last less than a day.
Text To 911 Now Available In Massachusetts
Text to 911 allows those in an emergency to use their cellphones to contact 911 when they are unable to place a voice call; the Baker-Polito administration has supported making these system enhancements since 2015.
North Adams Planners Approve Livery Headquarters
Coury's closed last fall after nearly 50 years of selling used car parts and automobile services. JP Parent Co. LLC plans to use 858 and 874 Curran Highway as its headquarters for storage and servicing its fleet.
Car Thieves Are Busted When They Stop to Ask a Cop for Gas
A woman and two men in Leduc, Alberta, Canada stole a car on Friday . . . but as they drove it down the freeway, they ran out of gas.
Study:Americans Are More Likely To Die Of An Opioid Overdose Than In A Car Crash
The opioid crisis has hit a grim milestone: For the first time in history, an American is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than they are from a motor vehicle crash, according to an analysis from the National Safety Council (NSC).
NA Man Arrested After Accidentally Texting Officer About A Drug Deal
A North Adams man apparently learned that the hard way when he allegedly unwittingly set up a drug deal with a North Adams police officer when he sent a text message to the wrong number.