50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- The North Adams Post Office and six of its drivers have received recognition for a superior record of motor vehicle safety. Six drivers received lapel buttons for their years of safe driving. They are Clarence Nault, 15 years; George McConnell, 13 years; Wesley Smith, eight years; Edward Clermont, four years; Edward Francis, two years; and Bartholomew McAndrews, one year. ADAMS -- Seaman John Munn of the U.S. Naval Reserve, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Munn of 21 Highland Ave., reported yesterday at the Newport, R.I. Naval Training Station, for assignment to a two-year tour of active duty. A member of the Naval Reserve since September 1960, he had been attached for the past two years to Naval Security Group 1-1 of Boston.
25 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Ladies Day, Three ball, best ball was held recently at Taconic Golf Club. Mary Ann Calvi, Ella Graves and Karen Schneider came in first with 220; followed by Fran Cummings, Claire Douglas and Mary Boisvert with 226, and Bert O’Gara, Rita Windover and Irma Krizanik with 228.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The first of four September turkey shoots was held Sunday at the East Mountain Sportsmen’s Club. Winners were Joseph Toniatti (twice), Christopher Righi, Craig Amos (twice), Maggie Furlon, Steven Haskins (twice), Edward Rarick, Travis McCarthy (twice), and Raymond Wooley.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Paul D’Amico, son of Howard and Claire D’Amico of North Adams, has been promoted and transferred within the Department of Defense civil service. He was working for the Army at Fort Sill, Okla., and after a short visit in the area, he is scheduled for training in Virginia.
ADAMS -- The Silvia Inn is adding a tavern and expanding its menus under the new management of Lucy Guatta, daughter of owner Silvia Biurrun. After acquiring a full liquor license, the room downstairs known as the "Black and White" room will be turned into a small tavern. The restaurant will be closed for the month of September to set up the tavern.