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September 4, 2012

By MARK TURNER
    Yes, it's true, the best drama on TV these days features zombies. The second season of THE WALKING DEAD arrives this week on DVD and this is one series that not only keeps getting better but stays original and draws viewers in at a steady, even pace.

Alone With J

September 4, 2012

By J SWYGART
    Textbooks may not be extinct in public schools quite yet, but they’re certainly headed down that path. And educators at North Adams Community Schools have embraced that growing trend.

From Left Field

September 4, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    Mayor John Schultz expressed it best: "Will anything come of it, I can't say. But we put our best foot forward. Maybe something will (come of it) some day down the road. I hope so."
    Speaking at this week's city council meeting, the mayor was referring to the visit by two Chinese businessmen which had ended earlier on Tuesday. Arriving late Sunday night, the two men spent all of Monday and part of Tuesday looking over three of the city's major industries, the hospital, schools, and much more.

Digital Views

September 4, 2012

By MARK TURNER
    It would seem that making a movie based on a successful series of books would be an easy thing, but that's not the case. To begin with there is the task of bringing the entire story that most would read over a period of say a week and turning it into a something that takes a little over two hours.

Chillin' with Dylan

August 30, 2012

By DYLAN MALONE    
    It’s amazing what an off-season can do for a program.
    Just ask Bellmont football coach Larry Getts who has his Braves off to a 2-0 start including a fantastic showing in Berne against another program on the rise in South Adams.

Chillin' with Dylan

August 23, 2012

By DYLAN MALONE    
    With all of the ‘roid rage going on in the MLB, there were bound to be guys who got off the juice and had off seasons at the plate. By the same logic, there are plenty of pitchers having fantastic years as evidenced by the third perfect game of the baseball season August 15 by Seattle’s Felix Hernandez. It was the first perfect game of the Mariners’ franchise history.
    That got me thinkin…

From Left Field

August 15, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    Bit of a tough night at city council.
    People who genuinely like each other and who respect each other's work got into a lengthy — and sometimes not heated but "warm" — debate over a proposal for a significant pay increase for all members of the city police department.

Alone With J

August 15, 2012

 By J SWYGART

From Left Field

August 15, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    It is difficult to find the words to describe one's thoughts about the death of a young man like Nick Taylor. It is unimaginable to know the grief and pain being suffered by his family.

Digital Views

August 15, 2012

By MARK TURNER
    Mel Gibson has become the movie star folks love to kick around. First, when he made PASSION OF THE CHRIST, folks in Hollywood laughed at him ... until the movie became a blockbuster. When he went through his public divorce he was ridiculed.

    FORT WAYNE—As she has been getting accustomed to, Bellmont's Bailey...
    A week after nearly toppling Homestead, Bellmont is rewarded with a visit from the...
    FORT WAYNE—  Despite taking a dramatic first set over the #6...

 

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