50 years ago today
FLORIDA -- Army Pvt. Charles Parker, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Parker of Blackstone Road, is participating in a Southeast Asia Treaty Organization ground defense exercise in Thailand from June 11-19. He entered the Army in April, 1962 and received basic training at Fort Dix, N.J. Parker is regularly assigned as a rifleman in Company B in Okinawa. CHESHIRE -- Dr. and Mrs. Theodore Toporowski of Wells Road, Cheshire, both have been elected to Who’s Who in American Education and will be listed in the forthcoming edition. Dr. Toporowski is a training teacher at Mark Hopkins School in North Adams. Mrs. Toporowski is a guidance director at Adams Memorial High School.
25 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Attorneys Thomas McHugh and James Farrington have announced the formation of a new law firm, with offices in Williamstown. The firm will be known as Farrington and McHugh. Farrington will focus in the area of estate planning and administration and real estate. McHugh will focus on cases of personal injury, civil litigation, consumer protection and Workers Compensation.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Mt. Greylock High School Tennis team won the championship last week. Members of the team are Jon Murch, Scott Wiley, Alan Horton, Tim Murch, Imad Dwdargham, Toby Furrer, Brandan Nicholls, Matt Walt, Maros Rama, Jon Wol, Jaimey Fisher, Hicham Maher, Maitin Naley and Michael Haack.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- In North Adams Little League action, Mike Bullett pitched a three-hit shut out and struck out 14 as Elks beat H.A. George, 8-0. Bullett was also a force at the plate with four hits. Bryce Horsfall had three hits, including a triple. For H.A. George, Jake Twomey had two hits.
NORTH ADAMS -- In North Adams Men’s Softball action, Modena Painting beat Tatro Contracting, 17-13. Kevin Howard had four hits to lead Modena. Tony Malloy had three hits, including two home runs. Malloy picked up the win on the mound. For Tatro, Chris Modena and Jeff Henault had three hits each. John Vallieres and Brock Whalen each had a home run.