50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Eight children left today for a stay at Salvation Army Camp Wonderland in Sharon. The group left this morning with Capt. Earnest Kramer, officer in charge of the North Adams Salvation Army Corps. They are Annamae and Jean Volff, Helen Packard, Patricia Kenyon, Ellen Crandall, and Alice, Priscilla and Rose Bennett.
ADAMS -- Two area young people have been awarded $200 scholarships to advance their educations, according to an announcement by the Berkshire County Fair officials. They are Frederick Balawender, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Balawender of Cheshire and Lindsay Williams, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E.L. Williams of Adams. Both young people have been active in 4-H Club work for several years.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Patricia Gazaille and Carol Wallace have been named to new positions at Berkshire Gas Co. Wallace will be assuming the position of personnel coordinator. She joined the company in 1979 as a data entry clerk. Gazaille has been promoted to the position of officer manager and secretary for the Berkshire Gas Propane Division. She has been employed by the company since June of 1987 as a clerical secretary.
NORTH ADAMS -- Brownie Troop 39 at Sullivan School held its end of the year ceremony on May 24 at Camp Muriel Flagg in Williamstown. Leaders of the troop are Janice Buck, Joyce Donovan and Pamela Robinson. Three-year pins went to Jennifer Buck and Gillian Robinson. Two-year pins went to Teri Bourdon, Rebecca Cohen, Marissa Carlson, Mary Donovan, Michelle Forth, Alicia Kuzia, Jessica Labonte, Susan Plankey and Jill Sheldon.
10 years ago today
ADAMS -- In Adams Little League action, Nick Bushey and Dan Barrett combined to give up one hit in four innings as Lions beat Stanley's, 13-1. Bushey and Nick Fisher combined for fur RBIs for Lions, while Barrett had a single and a triple. Robbie Burke and Brennan Polidoro combined for four singles and two RBIs. Nate Gutman had the only hit for Stanley's.
NORTH ADAMS -- In Northern Berkshire Women's Softball league action, Ruff Cuts beat Southside, 19-4. Erika DeSanty went 3-for-5 with three home runs for Ruff Cuts. Krista Chilson chipped in with a grand slam and Colleen Moore went 4-for-5 with two doubles. Amy Lewitt picked up the win on the mound. For Southside, Sherri Tyler and Cathy Gaspardi combined for six hits. Nancy Bullett was charged with the loss on the mound.