50 years ago today
ADAMS -- Seaman Recruit Bernard Rougeau of the U.S. Navy returned to Great Lakes, Ill., yesterday after spending a 15-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philemon Rougeau Jr. of 13 Highland Ave., following completion of basic training. At Great Lakes he will take technical training in the electronics field, the field he chose when he enlisted last September. CLARKSBURG -- Earl Estes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Estes of North Eagle Street, has enlisted in the Air Force for four years and left yesterday for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He is a 1960 graduate of Briggsville School and attended Drury High School in North Adams.
25 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Airman David Kornn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kornn of 697 Henderson Road, has graduation from Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special training in human relations. Airman Kornn is a 1987 graduate of Mount Greylock Regional High School.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Five girls and three boys from local high schools were named to the All-Western Massachusetts Division II soccer first teams for 1987. They are Scott Wiley, Ben Grinell, Alan Horton, Suzie Potter and Nikki Hospot from Mt. Greylock and Deb Wisniowski, Carrie Doyle and Colleen Doyle from Hoosac Valley.
10 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Maxine Lyle has joined the staff at WilliNet Public Access TV as community coordinator. Her appointment is funded by contributions from WilliNet viewers during the First Friends Annual Campaign last spring. In her position, she will be responsible for networking with community organizations and groups aiding WilliNet’s goals in increasing the number of local TV productions.
NORTH ADAMS -- Child Care of the Berkshires held its 33rd annual meeting on Dec. 12 at the Holiday Inn. New members of the board, who were nominated at the meeting, include Stephanie Boyd of Williams College, Jean Dupre of Compuworks, Paul Hopkins of Northern Berkshire Health Systems, and Joan Hunter of Williamstown.