vigil http://wamc.org en Vigil in Pittsfield Honors Victims of Boston Marathon Explosions http://wamc.org/post/vigil-pittsfield-honors-victims-boston-marathon-explosions <p></p><p>Local clergy met with members of the Pittsfield community at the Lichtenstein art gallery to hold a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to victims of the bomb attacks at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three were killed and more than 170 were wounded in the attacks.</p><p>The public joined an interfaith prayer service to remember those lost.</p><p>Quentin Chin, Interim Pastor at the South Baptist Church in Pittsfield, led songs and prayers.</p><p>"This is an opportunity really for all of us to find some sort of expression in ritual action," said Chin.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:31:04 +0000 Lucas Willard 62476 at http://wamc.org Vigil in Pittsfield Honors Victims of Boston Marathon Explosions High School Students Hold Vigil For Sandy Hook Shooting Victims http://wamc.org/post/high-school-students-hold-vigil-sandy-hook-shooting-victims <p>Many observances are taking place today to mark one week since the school shooting in Newtown Connecticut.&nbsp; A student initiated vigil was held at a high school in Springfield Massachusetts. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 20:35:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 54370 at http://wamc.org High School Students Hold Vigil For Sandy Hook Shooting Victims