50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Chief W.E. Talbert, recruiter in charge of the U.S. Navy re cruiting station located in the North Adams Post Office, has received the station of the month award for the month of June. He was presented the award in recognition of the outstanding contribution this station has made to the recruiting service of the U.S. Navy. ADAMS -- Pvt. Emil Klein er Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Kleiner of 17 Albert St., graduated at the top of his class from the Fire Distribution Systems Electronics Maintenance course at the U.S. Army Signal Center and School at Fort Mon mouth. He received the honor graduate award in re cognition of outstanding schol astic achievement.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- The Green Mountain Greyhounds defeated Key West Lounge 84-75 in the Men’s Summer Bas ketball League. Brian Fleming was the high scorer for the winners with 16 points, followed by Sean Sally with 14 and Tom Crosier with 12. Chad Chenail had 19 points for Key West, Pete Chenail pitched in with 16 and Chris Reardon added 13.
ADAMS -- Marine Pfc. Gerald Biron, son of Robert and Kathryn Biron of 165 Grove St., was recently de ployed to Okinawa for a six-month training period with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines at Camp Lejeune, N.C. A 1986 graduate of Mc Cann Tech nical School in North Adams, he joined the Marine Corps in September 1986.
NORTH ADAMS -- Marine Corps Pvt. Christopher Stan ley, son of Cathy Harrington and Henry Stanley, both of North Adams, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. He successfully completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new re cruits physically and mentally.
NORTH ADAMS -- Two local students graduated in May from Franklin Pierce College. Michael Bua of Clark sburg graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications. Ryan Morris sey of North Adams graduated with a bachelor of science degree in management.