50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Earl J. Green of 26 Franklin St., North Adams, will be the recipient of the St. George Cross, highest Catholic scouting award to an adult at cermonies next Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Michael’s Cathedral, Springfield. SAVOY -- Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dydowicz, owners of the Breezy Acres Kennels on Windsor Road, and their four daughters attended the 20th Dog Show of the Albany Kennel Club at the Albany Armory on Saturday. Mrs. Dydowicz, owner and handler of ten-month-old Happy a red male dachshund, reported that her puppy won first prize in the 9 to 12-month old class of this dachshund specialty show. His awards were a blue ribbon and a silver dish and spoon.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Several area runners placed well in the Springfield Union’s Annual Great Paper Chase Road Race. Brent Coon was the overall winner with a course time of 29:48 and Leslie Maerki was the first female with a time of 37:08. Marilynn Martin, a member of the winning female team, won the 40-49 category and was 101st overall with a time 38:19.
Robert Colantuono of North Adams came in eighth overall with a time of 32:34. Eric White, also of North Adams, came in 40th with a time of 35:13 and another North Adams resident, Robert Lamoureaux, ran a time of 50:49. Frank Dean of Adams came in at 43:37.
NORTH ADAMS -- Robin L. Estrada, daughter of Sandra Singer of 87 Johnson St., North Adams and Sidney Ogert of 496 Simonds Rd., Williamstown has been appointed a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.
10 years ago today
WILLIAMSTOWN -- In boys’ soccer, the Mounties knocked off first-place Wahconah, 2 to 0. Justin Quinn, Mounties goalie kept his team in it with several splendid saves. The defense, Scot Beattie, Jason Groth, Brady Haig and everyone in general played hard the whole way through.
NORTH ADAMS -- The winners of the Phantom Leaf Hunt were announced by the Phantom Leaf Hunt committee. Winners were Sandy Neathawk, Peggy Oleskiewcz, Justyna Carlson, Kelly Bomardier, Mary Lambert, Scott and Corbin Brassard, Cassie Boucher, Tammy Boucher, Travis Prindall, Rob Ames, Rhoda Pisano, Marion Williams, Marissa Carlson, Chris McCauley, Jarred Muir, Sarah Luczynski, Florence Flynn and Cindy Hancock.