50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Eleven Drury High School students were presented awards for science and poetry at an assembly. Penny Sokolove was given a special merit award and George Lerrigo received a certificate. First place winners were Mary Murphy, Thomas Gary, Linda Davignon and Gail Pasierbiak. Second place awards went to Danna Dani, Algis Nakutis, William Veazie, Beverly Gebauer and Linda Abbott. NORTH ADAMS -- Thomas Marsh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Marsh of 193 East Quincy St., was promoted to petty officer second class in the U.S. Navy. He is serving aboard the Navy’s new amphibious troop-cargo ship U.S.S. Vancouver at Brooklyn (NY) Navy Yard. Petty Officer Marsh enlisted in the Navy in September, 1960 and received recruit training at the Navy Training Center at Great Lakes, Ill.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Police outdid Stanley Lumber, 23-11 in North Adams Little League action. Dave Catelotti picked up the win on the mound. Brock Whalen had a grand-slam homer among his four hits. Lee Wooster also had four hits for Police, including two doubles, and Rick Connor had four hits, including one double. Ryan Pringle and Aaron Girgenti had the Stanley Lumber hits.
NORTH ADAMS -- May and Robert Waite of Peebles Jewel Shop, AGS registered jewelers, and Kathleen Wysocki and Brenda Lord, affiliate members, attended the American Gem Society’s annual conclave April 23-26 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jewelers learn about the latest industry developments, hone their gemological expertise and gain other important information during the four-day program.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- In recent North Adams Little League action, the Elks defeated Greylock Community Club, 12-6. Dan Betti took the win on the mound. Josh Racette had three hits and Horsefall added two. Chris Gleason was the losing pitcher.
NORTH ADAMS -- Katie Green of North Adams is among 27 students at Lyndon State College in Lyndon Center, Vt., who has been named to "Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges." She is a sophomore majoring in elementary education and special education.