In separate trials over the past seven months, three men have been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole in the kidnappings and murders of three Berkshire County men. Juries in Hampden Superior Court found Adam Lee Hall, David Chalue and Caius Veiovis guilty of murdering David Glasser, Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell. The three men disappeared from a Pittsfield apartment in August 2011. Their dismembered bodies were found in a trench two weeks later in Becket.
WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis spoke with Andrew Amelinckx who covered all three trials for The Berkshire Eagle.
Health officials in Texas say they have contacted 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with a man from Liberia who is now being treated in Dallas for Ebola. Thomas Eric Duncan came down with the symptoms while visiting his family in Texas. So is Ebola a true health threat to the U.S., or are the media overreacting? For more, WAMC News spoke with Dr. Rena Jones, an epidemiologist and faculty member in the school of health sciences at Excelsior College.
Ron Nyswaner’s writing and producing career has taken him through the major shifts in the film and television industry, from independent films to breakthrough Hollywood dramas (Philadelphia), award winning television movies and, most recently, a hit cable series (Ray Donovan).
He'll be at the Woodstock Film Festival for a panel discussion entitled "Long and Short Stories A Conversation with Ron Nyswaner" - hosted by Us Weekly editor Bradley Jacobs.
The Both, a collaboration between musicians Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, released an album (also called The Both) in April of 2014 and they’re bringing their tuneful and smart songs and witty stage reparté to The Bearsville Theatre on Friday.
The Mahaiwe 2014 Gala on October 12th will honor Jane Iredale and feature a performance by Broadway legend Bernadette Peters.
Star of stage and screen, Peters is likely best known for her film roles in The Jerk and Pennies from Heaven and from the stage for her Tony nominated performances in Sunday in the Park with George, Gypsy, and Follies - and her Tony Award winning turns in Annie Get Your Gun and Song and Dance. She received the 2012 Isabelle Stevenson Award for her work with her charity, Broadway Barks which she co-founded in 1999 with Mary Tyler Moore.