50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Robert Keating, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Keating of 315 State Road, returned to San Diego, Calif. yesterday aboard the destroyer USS Gregory which just completed a six-month tour of duty with the Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific. Keating was with the ship when she visited Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan and Hawaii. NORTH ADAMS -- Airman First Class Robert Rosch, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rosch of 35 Pebble St., has been named Airman of the month in the 4081st Combat Defense Squadron at Ernest Harmon Air Force Base in Newfoundland. Rosch, an air policeman, was picked for the honor in recognition of outstanding conduct and performance of duty.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Pitcher Trevor Bayliss threw a two-hit shutout as Steinerfilm went on to beat Co-op in Little League play. Ryan Bayliss had three hits for Steinerfilm. Matt Glogowski had two hits. Ross Hunter had one of the two hits for Co-op with a double and Denny Genova had the other hit.
NORTH ADAMS -- Pitcher Heath Tisdale threw a five-hitter and struck out five to lead Sprague Electric to a win over Altiere's 16-1 in Schouler League action. Tom Quirk led Sprague with a single, two doubles and a triple. Brian Casuscelli and Christian Glover each had three singles. For Altiere's, Keith Hewitt had a double and a single, and Bill Callanan, Chad DeGrenier and Bob King all had a hit.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- The North Adams B team defeated the Adams B team 10-5 in the opening game of the Berkshire County round-robin tournament. Winning pitcher R.J. Labombard tossed a complete game, allowing three hits and fanning 14 batters. Stan Mec zywor took the loss. Offen sively, Matt Bombach had a home run and Travis Tatro had two hits for North Adams. Meczywor, Jor dan Markun and Eric Ziemba had Adams' hits.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Brent Lanoue, son of John and Kathleen Lanoue of Williamstown, received a bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from Amherst College during commencement exercises May 26. He majored in economics and philosophy. He has accepted a position with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.