50 years ago today
READSBORO -- David Eldred of the U.S. Coast Guard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fay Eldred, left Sept. 19 from Boston for duty aboard the Eastwind, a weather ship which will be stationed at the South Pole for the next eight months. Eldred enlisted in the Coast Guard three years ago.
STAMFORD, Vt. -- David Whitney, son of Mr. and Mrs. McKendree Whitney Jr., left Sunday from Albany, N.Y. for Seattle, Wash., where he boarded a Navy plane for Kodiak Island, Alaska. He enlisted in the Navy on Oct. 9, 1961 and received his boot training at Great Lakes, Ill.
25 years ago today
CHESHIRE -- Ed Harrington earned seven letters to lead the weekly list of Hurricane letter winner on the Hoosac Valley football team for the 42-6 win over Pittsfield. Craig Marszalek received six letters, John Davine had five, and Joe Eurbin, Scott Alibozek, Aaron Martel and Aaron Gazaille earned four letters each.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Jamie Bolotin grabbed the top offensive player honors and Rob Nugent was named the top defensive player on the weekly Mt. Greylock football Honor Roll after the Mounties’ 25-0 win over Putnam last week. Bolotin was top carrier and yardage gainer with 21 carries for 109 yards. Nugent picked up the top defensive player honor for intercepting a pass, blocking a pass and recovering a fumble.
10 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- On Sept. 25, the Taconic Golf Club held its annual Pro-Member Tournament. Tom Sullivan, Bud Clark, Roger Prevey and Ed Czarnecki finished in a tie for first with Sean Hanly, George Garavaltis, Mark Wheeler and Chris Casey, with 129. In a tie for third with 130s was Rick Pohle, Pat Rooney, Jack Carmody and Doug Tully and Mike Bechard, Bernie Pinsonneault, Chip Moore and Art McConnell.
NORTH ADAMS -- In the Flaming Leaves Tournament at North Adams Country Club, Jack and Craig Rivard defeated John Segala and Roger Boucher in the championship division. In the first division, Tom Downey and Chuck Lewitt defeated Craig Rougeau and Chuck Ozolins.