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A Look Back: Feb. 13
02-13-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Stanley G. Kostek, Mrs. Margaret C. Dwyer, Joseph Cummings and Michael Kostek were winners yesterday in major Hadley town election contests. A total of 1,269 voters went to the polls from an eligibility list of about 2,400. Counters and...


A Look Back: Feb. 9
02-09-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago ■U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Raymond F. Matusko, son of Mrs. Mary J. Matusko of Williams Street, has arrived for duty at Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand. Sgt. Matusko is an aircraft maintenance technician. He attended Smith’s Vocational High...


A Look Back: Feb. 8
02-08-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Christopher B. Fuller, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Fuller, 310 Elm St., has been named president of Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Co. Inc., according to Victor A. Bonomo, president of Pepsi-Cola Co. Fuller graduated from Northampton High...


A Look Back: Feb. 7
02-07-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Vincent E. Busone, personnel director at the Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Leeds, will never forget his coffee break which he took one day this week. He was sitting in the hospital canteen when he leafed through the pages of the...


A Look Back: Feb. 6
02-06-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■A former city resident, Air Force Capt. James Cutter, will be one of the first Americans to leave a prisoner of war camp in North Vietnam. His grandmother, Mrs. Mary B.D. Cutter of 211 Elm St., said that Cutter’s parents have received...


A Look Back: Feb. 3
02-03-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Bids received for the construction of an addition to the Ryan Road Elementary School were all below the estimated cost for the project, according to Peter DeRose, chairman of the building committee. The contract was awarded to Aquadro and...


A Look Back: Feb. 2
02-02-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■The mayor of Northampton’s sister city in England has suggested that the two communities might like to become “twins” as well. Cities which are twinned organize exchanges of civic leaders, sports teams and vacationing schoolchildren, said...


A Look Back: Feb. 1
02-01-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago ■The Massachusetts State Championship Snowmobile Races will be the central attraction of Northampton’s first annual winter festival the weekend of Feb. 8. Mayor Sean M. Dunphy will launch the festival on Thursday, the first day of the...


A Look Back: Jan. 30
01-30-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Northampton’s first application for preferential tax treatment for a developer building in a “blighted, open, decadent, or substandard area” was taken under advisement by the Planning Board Thursday. The developers, Harold G. Lash and...


A Look Back: Jan. 27
01-27-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Officials of the merged Northampton School for Girls and Williston Academy of Easthampton are “reasonably pleased” about proposed plans for an interim rental of the property next month by local mental health officials. State purchase of...


A Look Back: Jan. 26
01-26-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Two or three men who apparently “knew what they were doing,” according to one employee of Forbes-Snyder Office Products, flipped an 800-pound safe end over end from the store to railroad tracks 50 yards away, police said late this...


A Look Back: Jan. 25
01-25-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■A day treatment center for mentally disturbed adults could become a reality in Northampton during February if federal funds are approved. The center would serve both people released from mental health institutions and potential candidates...


A Look Back: Jan. 24
01-24-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■In Hampshire County, the likelihood of finding a married woman at home during the daytime is slimmer than ever. According to the latest statistics, 46.8 percent of the married women in Hampshire County are in the labor force. This...


A Look Back: Jan. 23
01-23-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■The Northampton Post Office, at the corner of Pleasant and Armory streets for almost 70 years, will probably be relocated within the next 18 months. The Postal Service is reportedly investigating the possibility of moving the post office...


A Look Back: Jan. 20
01-20-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Autopsy work continues on two Look Park deer who died earlier this month of undetermined causes. Doctors at Page Laboratory on the University of Massachusetts campus said further study will be required to find the cause of death of a...


A Look Back: Jan. 19
01-19-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■An ordinance establishing a fire prevention bureau in Northampton breezed through the City Council last night by a 9-0 margin. The bureau will be responsible for making a systematic citywide inspection taking into account fire and safety...


A Look Back: Jan. 18
01-18-2023 7:01 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Everybody knows the parking is lousy. And shopping centers are all over the place, and if that’s not bad enough, a couple more are being built. There are also two big stores – Newberry’s and Todd’s—virtually sitting empty. For...


A Look Back: Jan. 17
01-17-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Rep. Silvio O. Conte R-Mass., said today he expects President Nixon later today will suspend oil import quotas on home heating oil for four months in an attempt to alleviate the fuel shortage plaguing many parts of the country. “This will...


A Look Back: Jan. 13
01-13-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Kevin Cramer, a senior at Northampton High School, has been selected by a faculty vote to represent the high school at the Presidential Classroom for Young Americans in Washington in March. Cramer was elected as student representative...


A Look Back: Jan. 12
01-12-2023 7:00 AM

By JIM BRIDGMAN

50 Years Ago■Private ownership of LaFleur Airport was raised last night as a possible measure to meet an expected doubling of private airplane traffic in this area in the next 20 years. Public ownership of LaFleur would not involve any substantial...

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