50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Two North Adams young men left for Fort Dix, N.J., to begin three years of Army service. They are Robert Pugliese, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Pugliese, of 70 Washington Ave., and Rob ert DeRose, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DeRose, of 164 Ashland St. WILLIAMSTOWN -- D. Vin cent O’Connor of Cold Spring Road, a mathematics teacher at Adams Memorial High School for the past five years, has been appointed coordinator of the junior high science program at Mount Grey lock Regional School. He will teach various sciences and math ematics at Mount Greylock.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Morrison Berkshire won its first game in the Minor League baseball round robin tournament, with a 12-10 win over Patten Realty. Stacy Thomp son was the big hitter for Morrison with three singles and two doubles. Scott Little, Mike Moulton and Jason Wood each had hits. For Pat ten, Ian Gregory had a pair of singles and Mike Goodermote had two doubles.
NORTH ADAMS -- Mayor John Barrett III announced the members of the seven-member Water Study Commis sion to study methods to improve the city’s water system. City Council President Clark Billing and Coun cilors Lawrence Jones, Everett Unis and Louis Sincli tico were named to the commission. John Lipa, John Mor esi and Nancy Shartrand were named to represent the public sector.
NORTH ADAMS -- In N.A. Men’s Basketball League action, Precision Painting downs Adams Specialty and Print ing. 73-60. High scorers for the winning team were Todd Mid dlebrook with 15 points and Keith Czubryt with 13. In the loss, Joel DeMarco had 16 points, Matt Rodovick netted 14, and Dean Dagnoli netted 13.
ADAMS -- Two new faculty members have joined the 2002-03 staff at the Berkshire Dance Theatre. Ashley Girgenti and Olivia Hakes began their dance studies at the BDT in the 1980s and went on to be come dance majors at Marymount Manhat tan Col lege in New York City.