50 years ago today
ADAMS -- Henry Jaeschke of Adams was re-elected chairmn of the Berkshire County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee at the annual convention last night. CHICOPEE -- Thirteen area girls at the College of Our Lady of the Elms were among 171 seniors who received their academic garb at the traditional Cap and Gown ceremonies Sunday. Receiving their caps and gowns at the 3 p.m. ceremony in Veritas Auditorium were Nancy J. Bianco, Ann Marie J. Caron, Anita F. Chenail, Judith A. LeBeau, Dolores Martin, Nancy A. Mazza, Marguerite A. Patrie, Linda E. Plante and Anne E. Swift, all of North Adams, and Rosalie Gwodz, Eugenie J. Norman and Ann T. and Beatrice C. Szetela, both of 29 N. Summer St, all in Adams.
25 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- The Drury girl’s soccer team ended its season on a positive note Friday, pounding in six-second half goals to upend St. Joseph’s 6-0. Scoring were Breck Baker, Kelly McGrath(2), Jana Guetti, Joy Grillon and Mary Michelenko.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Martha Mercer has sold her home on Thomas Street in Williamstown to James and Alison Kolesar of Williamstown. Mercer has moved to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. James Kolesar is employed by Williams College. The couple has two children.
10 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- An eight-year-old Stamford, Vt., girl donated a variety of art supplies to the pediatric unit at North Adams Regional Hospital, after asking friends to contribute the supplies at her 8th birthday party. Zia O’Neill, the daughter of Dr. Douglas and Marcie O’Neill presented the materials to nurses at the hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
NORTH ADAMS -- Drury girls’ soccer team broke loose with five goals in its regular season finale against St. Joe, winning 5 to 1. Jess Tietgens scored twice, Michelle Boudreau and Catie McDonough and Terese Luczynski each had one goal as the Blue Devils concluded their regular season with a 12-1-3 record and a Southern Division championship -- their second straight.