50 years ago today
CHESHIRE -- A Halloween party given by the Busy Bees of the Cheshire Baptist Church was attended by about 60 youngsters last evening. Prizes awere awarded to Debbie Hess for the funniest costume, Stephen Shears, the weirdest, Claudia Reid, the prettiest and Kathie Bailot for the most original. Refreshments were served. WILLIAMSTOWN -- Two local young women have begun their fall term studies at Emma Willard School in Troy, N.Y. Miss Barbara Hunter is starting her first year at Emma Willard as a sophomore and Miss Laura Treadway, returning for her second year, is a member of the junior class. Miss Hunter is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. James H. Hunter of Park Street and Miss Treadway is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. John F. Treadway of Lynde Lane.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- American Legion Frank R. Stiles Post 125 officers for 1988-89 will be Richard Ameen, commander; Ruben Shay, senior vice commander; William Belanger, junior vice commander; David Daniels, adjutant and Americanization officer; Paul Gigliotti, finance officer; Joseph Cariddi, chaplain; Richard Gould, service officer; Oreste Guisti, sergeant-at-arms; Donald Vitelli, athletic officer; Raymond Mahar, graves registration officer and George Molly, historian.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- The University of Massachusetts Amherst held commencement ceremonies May 25. Local students receiving undergraduate degrees were Rebecca Boland, Andrew Elder, Dina Ferris, Anthony Moore, Kristen Morris and Jeffrey Truskowski of North Adams.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Richard A. Ruether Post 152 American Legion held its installation of officers on Sept. 21. They are Richard Trombley, commander; Herbert Palmer, senior vice commander; Edward Pratt, Adjutant and chaplain; Norman Burdick finance officer; Howard Oakes, sergeant-at-arms; Gary Walsh, historian; Everett Miller, service officer and Peter White, judge advocate.