50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Richard Calnan of 30 Natural Bridge Road, employed at the General Electric Co. in Pittsfield, has been appointed to the North Adams Redevelopment Auth ority by Mayor Francis Florini. The appointment goes before the City Council for approval at its Tuesday night meeting. If confirmed Mr. Calnan would serve on the NARA until June 1, 1967. The vacancy was caused when V. Herbert Gordon an nounced his intention to retire. NORTH ADAMS -- The seventh annual Explorer Scout Ball was held at the Mt. Grey lock Regional High School in Williamstown last night. Queen of the ball was Candace Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Parker of 138 Richview Ave. She is a freshman at Drury High School. She was escorted by Gordon Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Brown of the town of Drury. He is a senior at Drury High School.
25 years ago today
CHESHIRE -- Five Hurri canes scored in Hoosac Valley’s 30-0 junior varsity football win over Taconic. Shawn Duquette, Chris Bourdon, Aaron Gazaille and Jon Wooster had touchdowns. Duquette and Bourdon each had two-point conversions. Hoosac coach Paul Goyette cit ed offensive linemen Greg Bart lett, Fred Kora, Shawn Wright, Ian Krouson and Eric Whitney for several "key blocks."
NORTH ADAMS -- Two Northern Berkshire YMCA Betta swimmers were listed in the Top Ten Times for long course announced by United States Swimming.
10 years ago today
ADAMS -- Hoosac Valley High School student Jared De coteau and Drury High School student Molly Mac Gre gor have been named Com mended Students in the 2003 Merit Scholarship Pro gram. A letter of commendation from the school and Na tional Merit Scholarship Corp., will be presented to the students by their school principals.
NORTH ADAMS -- Boy Scout Troop 88 held its fall court of honor Sept. 25 at the First Congregational Church. Assistant Scoutmaster Kevin King awarded merit badges to Christopher Bohl for leatherwork, Sean Carollo for archery and weather, Ryan Ciolkowski for basketry, first aid and camp, Christopher Kalicki for environmental science, Shawn LaValley for fire safety and climbing, and Nicholas Rich ards for canoeing and swimming.