50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Timothy Nadeau, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nadeau of 61 River St., who is serving a three-year enlistment in the U.S. Navy, has left for a six-month Mediterranean cruise aboard the USS Skill, a minesweeper. He enlisted in February, 1962, and had his boot training at the Great Lakes (Ill.) Naval Training Center. NORTH ADAMS -- A North Adams sailor who now holds the rating of gunners’ mate third class, is scheduled for advancement in rate next Thursday. He is Robert Keating, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Keating of 315 State Road, serving aboard the USS Gregory, a destroyer based at San Diego, Calif.
25 years ago today
STAMFORD, Vt. -- Stamford Elementary School Kindergartners performed "Jim and the Beanstalk" recently, under the direction of teachers Linda Rosen and Harriet Nieman. Students performing were Josh Martin, Nadine Mullett, Robert Toner, Charles Untz, Roger Rondeau, Michelle Senecal, Fallon Saldo, Ethan Rondeau, Josh Piantoni, Shaine Lawrence, Karen Therrien and Naomi Pytko.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Mount Greylock Regional High School students Michael Buckley and Jaimey Fischer, both of Lanesborough, recently won honors in the American Classical League National Latin Exams. Fischer chose the prose portion of the exam for Latin III-IV students and earned a gold medal and eligibility for a $1,000 scholarship. Buckley entered the Latin II exam and received a magna cum laude certificate.
10 years ago today
ADAMS -- Three Hoosac Valley High School students have been selected for the American Legion Boys’ State program. They are Brendon Russell, son of Mrs. Gary Russell of Cheshire; Michael Stefanik, son of Mrs. Suzanne Stefanik of Adams; and Mark Ostrobinski, son of Daniel Ostrobinski of Adams.
SAVOY -- The annual town elections will take place Tuesday with two candidates vying for one open seat on the Board of Selectmen. With Selectman Donald Phinney dropping out of the race for health reasons, newcomers Peter Keleher and Emile Mazur have been campaigning for the three-year position.