50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Navy Airman Robert Cooper, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Cooper of 151 Franklin St., has been graduated 13th in a class of 111 members at the Aviat ion Familiarization School of the Naval Air Technical Train ing Center in Memphis, Tenn. He is now engaged in 8 to 10 weeks of training in structural engineering at the Memphis Center.
NORTH ADAMS -- Five area men enlisted in the Navy and will take basic training at the Great Lakes (Ill.) Naval Training Center for 10 weeks. They are Ray Cote of Walnut St.; James Daub of 19 Middle Road, Clarksburg; Vincent Morehouse of 69 Natural Bridge Road, Clarksburg; Bernard Rougeau of 13 Highland Ave., Adams; and Walter Underwood of Middle Road, Clarksburg.
25 years ago today
ADAMS -- Army Reserve Private Blair Mahar, son of Ronald Mahar of 8 Hoosac St., and Carol Mahar of 23 Bieniek Ave., has completed one station unit training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga. OSUT is a 12-week period which combines basic combat training and advanced individual training.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Robert and Maat Van Uitert of Williamstown competed and won bronze medals at the 12th annual Boston Open Figure Skating Competition. Robert, 11, a 6th grader at Pine Cobble School, placed third in the preliminary men’s event. His sister, Maat, 8, a 3rd grader at Pine Cobble, placed third in the
10 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- John Stomberg, Ph.D., has joined the Williams College Museum of Art staff as associate director of administration and programs. At WCMA, Stomberg will be responsible for the administration of museum programs and he will oversee the day-to-day operations of the museum. Prior to coming to Williams he was the director of the Boston University Art Gallery.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Liz O’Brien of Williamstown has completed a summer intern program at Dion Money Management. She has successfully completed the summer intern program and will continue working during her school year. She worked in the client development and sales departments at Dion.