profiles & Personal essays
Articles range from appreciations to politics, including Abdo Ballester's thoughts on being an immigrant.
Profiles and Personal Essays focus more on local events and people within the communities of Lenox, Woodstock, Kingston, Williamstown, Great Barrington, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Bennington, Manchester, New Milford, Kent, Washington Depot, Pine Plains, Millerton, Millbrook, Chatham, Hudson, Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Beacon, Lakeville, Salisbury, Sharon, Ridgefield, Westport, and New Haven. Profiles have ranged from Grandma Moses to Pete Seeger, Jimmy Breslin, Mario Cuomo, Phillip Roth, Leon Botstein, Serpico, Tina Packer, and a variety of painters, sculptors, and musicians. Writers include Will Nixon, Jack Coraggio, Elizabeth Potter, James Polk, Frances Chamberlain, William O'Shaughnessy, and Djelloul Marbrook.