The Berkshire Edge profiled Ron Majdalany ’73 upon his retirement from a 37-year career as a community veterinarian in Great Barrington, Mass. “A beloved figure in the South County, he has treated countless pets and livestock and has saved many animal lives” at his practice, Seekonk Veterinary Hospital, the Edge reports. * Fritz Martin ’78 is the winner of the 2018 Vermont Writers’ Prize for his short story “Maybe Lake Carmi.” The prize is awarded annually by Green Mountain Power and Vermont Magazine, which published the story in its March/April issue. * Doug Taron ’79 was profiled in the Chicago Sun Times about the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network, which he started running in 1989. Taron is chief curator for the Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.