50 years ago today
CLARKSBURG -- Five awards were made last night at a Court of Honor conducted by Boy Scout Troop 63. Dennis Dickinson awarded Tenderfoot pins to John Bona Jr., John Ross and Keith Bourdon. Paul Pankievich presented a first class award to Richard Lamb and a scholarship merit badge to Dennis Dickinson. NORTH ADAMS -- Mrs. William Carson of Clarksburg was elected worthy matron of Naomi Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, at the annual meeting held at the Masonic Temple. She will succeed Mrs. Frederick Williams of Williamstown. S. Eric Williams of North Adams was named worthy patron, Mrs. Lionel Blair was elected associate patron and her husband Lionel Blair will be associate patron.
25 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Scott Beaulieu, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Beaulieu of Williamstown, participated in a Hartwick College January Term program for Sociology in Ireland. The Hartwick senior is a history major. The four-week program was designed to provide a comprehensive historically and pre-historically founded picture of Irish culture as well as a view of modern social, economic and political problems.
ADAMS -- Air Force Staff Sgt. Kim Coones, daughter of Donald and Sharon Coones of 25 Forest Park, has arrived for duty with the 5th Combat Communications Group at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Coones, an electric power production specialist, is a 1978 graduate of Hoosac
10 years today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Cornelius Kubler, the Stansfield Professor of Asian Studies at Williams College, has been awarded a Faculty World Fellowship. With the fellowship, he will be able to complete a new basic Chinese language course. The course has been taught over the last several years in draft form in Chinese 101-102, an introductory Chinese course at Williams. Kubler came to Williams in 1991.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Westminster School senior Kimberly Sullivan, daughter of Dr. Daniel Sullivan and Robin Sullivan of Williamstown, was recently selected from among hundreds of Connecticut area music students to participate in the All State Music Festival. She is a soprano and was initially selected from among thousands of other music students from Connecticut. Each student was required to prepare and perform a difficult audition piece before a panel of judges.