50 years ago today
ADAMS -- Seaman Recruit Craig Saunders, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dubis of 200 Howland Ave., reported to a Memphis, Tenn., naval airbase on Monday after spending a two week leave with his parents. A 1961 graduate of Adams Memorial High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy early last August and had boot training at Great Lakes, Ill. NORTH ADAMS -- Seven Northern Berkshire men were elected to the executive board of the Berkshire Boy Scout Council at its 43rd annual meeting in Lenox. Named for one-year terms were James Hardman Jr., Walter Stred, Gordon Benoit and Donald Tefft, of North Adams; Ray mond Tarsa, of Adams; John MacFadyen, of Williamstown, and Dr. Theodore Toporowski of Cheshire.
25 years ago today
ADAMS -- For the second year in a row, approximately 100 students from the seventh and eighth grade reading classes at Hoosac Valley High School exercised their inventive creativity by participating in an invention contest. First prize was awarded to Peter Lewis, second place to Mary Gates and third to Liza Ameen. Krista Twardowski received honorable mention.
NORTH ADAMS -- Dale Vander Voort, office manager of the North Adams Office of Coldwell Banker Isgood Realty, recently announced that Frances Bedini of Florida, has joined the staff as a sales associate. Mrs. Bedini is an account executive in the advertising department at The Transcript. She graduated from the William Murray School of Real Estate and is a member of the Berkshire County Board of Realtors.
10 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Two local residents have entered Bryant College in Smithfield, R.I., for the 2002-03 academic year. They are Ashley Van Lul ing of Williamstown, who is ma joring in management, and An drew Cimonetti of Clarks burg, who is majoring in finance.
ADAMS -- In Adams Youth Football action, the Adams Jets defeated CYC Green, 26-6. Casey Koperniak had a monster day for the Jets, rushing for 205 yards on 21 carries. He scored four touchdowns and added an extra point. Doug Rosenthal and Austin Alibozek also ran the ball tough. Defensively, Jordan Markum and Mitch Bourdon led the way.