50 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Eight members of Brownie Troop 7 were honored at the annual fly-up at the Broad Brook School Tuesday that marked their advancement to junior girl scouts. They are Deborah Abate, Darlene Broome, Donna Isherwood, Coleen McLain, Lucinda Skidmore, Clarice Thomason, Cinderella Wells and Betsy LePage. Troop leaders are Mrs. Clinton Tavelli, Mrs. Horace Wells, Mrs. Donald Millberry and Mrs. Hugh Kirkpatrick. NORTH ADAMS -- Pvt. Raymond Riley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Riley of 31 Veazie St., has arrived home from Germany to spend a 30-day furlough. The local youth enlisted for three years Feb. 1, 1961, and had his basic training at Fort Dix, N.J. He is presently serving in Kitzingen, Germany with the 9th Artillery.
25 years ago today
HANCOCK -- Brian Fairbank, president and chief executive officer of Jiminy Peak, recently completed a nine-week executive education program at the Harvard Business School in Boston. Fairbank was one of 108 men and women who, this year, completed the Owner/President Management Program for owner-presidents of firms with at least 40 employees and annual sales ranging from $3 million to $75 million.
NORTH ADAMS -- Sprague beat the Elks 11-3 in the Stuart Schouler League. Steven Lewitt had a home run and two RBIs for the winners. Jason Moreau singled twice and drove in two runs. Dan Goodell helped the winners with two singles and a triple. For the Elks, Jerry Caceres and Dan Harrison had home runs. Farren Finney and Dan Trudeau each had singles.
10 years ago today
ADAMS -- Jan Kuniholm, P.L.S., has joined the staff of Hill Engineers, Architects, Planners, Inc., as a land surveyor, and will work out of Hill's office at 41 Park St. Kuniholm has 20 years experience in land surveying in western Massachusetts and brings a broad experience in land planning and development. For the past four years he was a project manager for E.B. Holmberg & Associates in Easthampton.
NORTH ADAMS -- In North Adams Little League action, Elks beat Police, 15-2. Dan Betti picked up the win on the mound. Colton Andrews took the loss. For the Elks, Mike Bullett had three hits, including a three-RBI triple. Bryce Horsfall also had a three-run triple. For the Police, Andrews had hit first solo home run and Justin Racette had two hits.