50 year ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Two appointments to the ranks of the local reserve firefighter’s force were announced by Mayor Francis Florini. Names a permanent reserve fire-fighter was Edmond Bonneville of 68 Cleveland Ave. Anthony Guerino of 7 Brook Ter. was appointed a temporary reserve fire-fighter pending the results of a Civil Service examination. NORTH ADAMS -- Pvt. Richard Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alden Jones of 57 D St., has been assigned to Fort Knox, Ky., for a 12-week course at the Army’s Radio Repair School. At the end of the course he will be sent to Hawaii for duty in the Pacific Command. Jones enlisted last December and had basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Ashley Swift defeated Sprague, 85-71 in the B division of Northern Berkshire YMCA Men’s Basketball League action. Jack Racette erupted for 49 points to give Ashley Swift the big win. John Swift chipped in 17 points. Sprague was lead by Keith Finan with 15 and Lyman Vandeburgh with 16.
NORTH ADAMS -- The Women’s Guild of the Blackinton Union Church met April 6 to elect officers for 1988-89. Officers are Pamela Beverly, president; Karen Beauchemin, vice president; Margaret Stewart, treasurer; and Margaret Gyurasz, assistant secretary and recording secretary. Catherine Southgate, Margaret Barry and Gyurasz were named to the sick committee.
10 years ago today
ADAMS -- Sarah Jozefiak, daughter of Gary and Debra Jozefiak of 142 East Road, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. Students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.25 and carry at least 14 credit hours. Jozefiak is a sophomore double majoring in technical communications and information systems/business process.
CLARKSBURG -- Hailing from Clarksburg and North Adams, Dennis D’Arcangelo and Donald George were honored recently at the Desmond Hotel in Albany for their thoroughbred racing success in 2002. D’Arcangelo and George own the 6-year-old mare, Shopping For Love, who was selected as the co-Champion New York Turf Female in 2002.