50 years ago today
ADAMS -- John Norman Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman of 68 Spring St., is at Fort Jackson, S.C., for basic training in the U.S. Army under the six-month active duty program for National Guard members. He is a member of Company A, 2nd Battalion, 110 Armor National Guard. Mr. Norman is a graduate of Adams Memorial High School. ADAMS -- Mrs. Arthur Bacon of 52 Quincy St., North Adams, and Mrs. Joseph Kochanski of 26 Richmond Lane, are attending a three-day medical records conference at Cambridge City Hospital in Cambridge. Mrs. Bacon works in the medical records department at St. Luke’s Hospital in Pittsfield. Mrs. Kochanski is employed in the medical records department at Plunkett Memorial Hospital.
25 years ago today
ADAMS -- Sgt. Mark Morse, son of Mark Morse and Linda Nazzewski, was meritoriously promoted to his present grade while serving with the 1st Marine division at Camp Pendleton, Calif. He was recognized for outstanding performance, duty proficiency and professional abilities. Sgt. Morse joined the Marine Corps in June 1984.
STAMFORD, Vt. -- The Stamford Community Church welcomed William Wilson Jr. as pastor with a coffee hour in his honor following his first morning worship service on Sept. 11. Leon Beverly, chairman of the Board of Deacons, welcomed guests to the reception and expressed confidence that Wilson’s ministry will be a time of exciting growth in the life of the church.
10 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Three local golf teams qualified for the Centennial Massachusetts Net Team Championship. William Preite and Roger Prevey of Taconic Golf Club, Peter Baran and Nathan Tatro of North Adams Country Club and Dave Rickert and John Bradbury of Waubeeka Golf Links were three of the 23 teams that made the cut for the event which will be held at Weston Golf Club on Oct. 2.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Williams College has announced the appointment of Robert Baker-White as professor of theater and chairman of the theater department.He was previously associate professor and director of theater at Georgetown University. At Williams, he will teach this fall "Interpretation and Performance."