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The Transcript, Saturday, September 11, 1971 Trombley to head bank's new office at Bradlees A North Adams resident is the branch manager of Bradlees Plaza Office, one of the City Savings Bank of Pittsfield's two new offices for which a double opening will be held today i in the Shire City. He is Daniel G. Trombley, assigned to the bank's new office in Bradley Plaza on Merrill Road, where open house will be observed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

The other branch office is at the Adams Super Market on William Street, Pittsfield, where the same open house hours will be in effect. Mr. Trombley, who has just completed the bank's training program, is a graduate of Drury High School and St. Joseph College, Old Bennington, Vt. He has a basic certificate from the American Institute of Banking and has taken other bank related courses.

He and his wife, the former Susan Archambault reside at 273 Beaver St. here. In announcing the double opening Luke S. Hayden, president of City Savings Bank said "'This is the first time in Berkshire County that any bank has opened two branches at once. With our two new offices we are again bringing full banking services out to customers where they live and This makes five convenient banking locations now in Pittsfield." Mayor seeks transfer for new pumper engine NORTH ADAMS A transfer of $6,700 to place a new conversion engine in the Fire Department's now unoperable 1953 Seagrave pumper tops the list of $15,100 in fund transfers Mayor Joseph R.

Bianco has asked the City Council to approve at its Tuesday night meeting. Noting that the motor broke a cylinder block on a recent fire call to McCann School, Mayor Bianco points out that he has been assured that another six or seven years service will be provided from the pumper by installation of the conversion engine which will carry a full year guarantee from the GMC Truck and Coach Division of Boston. The transfer of the $6,700 from the Salaries Account to expenses of the department will be possible, he says, because a number of unfilled vacancies, replaced with temporary help, has created a surplus in the former account. Other fund transfers Mayor Bianco requests are: $3,500 from the wall repair Gunite account for West Main Street to the health and sanitation account to prepare for the winter operation and Adams-Cheshire school menus ADAMS School lunch menus for the AdamsCheshire Regional School District next week will be' as follows: All schools regular menu: Monday, blended juice, char-broiled steaks on buns, buttered peas and carrots, apple crisp. Tuesday, American chop suey, cabbage and green pepper salad, hot rolls, golden spice cake.

Wednesday, frankfurts in a bun, baked beans, shredded lettuce with dressing, peach fluff. Thursday, baked meat loaf, brown gravy, steamed potatoes, buttered corn niblets, rye bread and butter, chocolate cake. Friday, orange juice, tuna macaroni salad, buttered green and yellow beans, cheese pizzas, fruited jello. Hoosac Valley High School jet menus: Monday, cream of tomato soup, ham salad sandwiches, potato chips, apple crisp; Tuesday, blended juice, hot beef sandwiches, cabbage and green pepper salad, golden spice cake. Wednesday, minestrone, tuna pizzarinos, shredded lettuce with dressing, peach fluff.

Thursday, meat ball grinders, buttered corn niblets, fruit cup. Friday, clam chowder, fish fry in a roll, buttered green and yellow beans, fruited jello. Milk is served with all lunches. Wrong address Arthur Bombardier, who is to appear in District Court this morning in a continued case, charging him with drunkenness and disturbing the peace, to which he entered not guilty pleas this morning, resides at 311 River St. instead of 321 River St.

as was incorrectly stated yesterday. Daniel G. Trombley Congregational Church School begins Sunday WILLIAMSTOWN The church school of the First Congregational Church will resume Sunday morning classes this Sunday at 10.30 a.m. Mrs. Richard Steege, director of education, announced that children planning to enroll should attend the church service in the sanctuary with parents or friends rather than going directly to classrooms.

A brief service of introduction and commitment will be held, after which teachers will conduct children from their classes to the various classrooms. Maps of the church interior are being distributed to assist in the location of classrooms. At the conclusion of the church service, which runs concurrent with the church school 10.30-11.30 a.m. parents are requested to pick up their children directly at each classroom, and to make a point of meeting and in introducing themselves a to the class teacher. The regular coffee hour will be held after children have been picked up by parents.

A number of educational innovations are being included in the year's schedule, including cluster-teaching and, with junior highs, a varied program including weekend camping, visits to churches of other denominations, and an experimental unit exploring the concept of justice in society and individual ethics. The confirmation class for 9th grade boys and girls is led by the pastor, the Rev. J. Thomas Leamon. The class explores the meaning of membership in the Christian church.

A meeting for parents of potential confirmation class members is called for Sept. 22. Children may be registered for the church school by phoning the church office or the Director, Mrs. Steege. 1st Cong'l, Adams, plans Rally Day ADAMS Rally Day for the church school will be observed tomorrow by the First Congregational Church.

The schedule will be as follows: For nursery through adult age, 9 a.m. through 10.05 a.m. During the church worship service there will be Young Peoples' Church for kindergarteners through Grade 4 meeting from approximately 10.35 through 11.15 a.m. There will also be a high school class this year it was announced. Tomorrow evening at 7.30 there will be a free viewing of the motion picture "His Land" in the church sanctuary.

The film, produced by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Film Company is a musical documentary on the Holy Land. Odd Ladies lodge Mt. Greylock Lodge of Odd Ladies will meet Monday night, Sept. 13 at 7.30 in the social room of St. Andrew's Chapel, Blackinton.

A social hour will follow the business session, and refreshments will be Around Adams 'Night school' with new look By ROBERT E. LAMB. utner varied expenses at the new sanitary landfill area; $1,400 from the West Main Street Gunite account to the crusher plant expenses account; $1,500 from the same account on West Main Street to the sewage disposal plant expenses account and $2,000 from the parks and recreation department to the Windsor Lake campsite general expense account. In a final request Mayor Bianco asks the Council to adopt a resolution providing for the designation of Curran Highway. from its intersection with Route 8 to Route 2 as Route 8 and that the state be requested to assume responsibility for its maintenance and that Hodges Cross Road, South Church Street and Ashland Street be designated as Route 8 A with the City of North Adams to assume maintenance responsibility.

Present at the Council meeting, Mayor Bianco said last night, will be Robert A. Gurek and Albert Bogdan of the Urban Coalition Commission, to provide information regarding the Federal Emergency Employment Act of 1971. Taft for mayor backers organize NORTH ADAMS An organizational meeting on behalf of John R. Taft, a candidate for mayor, was held last night in the Taft for Mayor Headquarters in the former Chamber of Commerce Building on Ashland Street in North Adams. Mrs.

Eleanor Vivori was elected campaign coordinator. Mrs. Vivori has been active in local and state campaigns: She served as North Adams coordinator on behalf of State Sen. Andrea F. Nuciforo.

Armand Champagne was elected treasurer of the campaign. Mr. Champagne is a technician at General Electric Co. in Pittsfield. Mr.

Taft addressed the gathering and plans were made for a food sale to be held in campaign headquarters on Sept. 25. Fifty-three attended the meeting. To recite Rosary ADAMS Mrs. Raymond Foisy, regent of Court Sancta Regina, Catholic Daughters of America, announced today that members will meet at 7.30 tomorrow night at the McBride Funeral Home to recite the Rosary for Mrs.

Forest Haun. In the hospital OTHER HOSPITALS Berkshire Medical Center Anthony J. Tomkiewicz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Tomkiewicz of Adams, is a patient in Pittsfield General Unit for surgery.

Godfrey Tatro of Williamstown is a patient in Hillcrest Hospital, Pittsfield, for surgery. program to meet the needs and interests of adult citizens." Of course, such a philosophy requires, as it has in the past, a high goal but one which the program organizers believe is not unreachable. If the minimum of eight students registered for all 69 courses, there would be 552 enrolled. But, only 351 signed up last year, many of whom had to leave before the conclusion in March. Aiming even higher with the addition of many new courses, the director hopes to strike at least a few more responsive chords.

And, the potential is in abundance. -0-4 OF THE 30 COURSES listed under "practical arts," 14, including macrame, are new and should attract many hobbyists. Antiques, gardening, photography, bridge, radio are included as well as community playhouse and community glee clubs, different types of local activity heard mentioned in many circles. Under health and safety, Mr. Hughes said he is hopeful of having an instructor personally knowledgeable in the area of and drugs for the new course, "Drug Education through Community Shorthand, office practice, business law, salesmanship tax returns, con- THE TRANSCRIPT Dial 663-3741 Published daily except Sunday and holidays from The Transcript Building, American Legion Drive, North Adams, 01247.

Second class postage, paid at North Adams, Mass. Twelve cents copy. delivered by carrier cents a week. Mail rate $3.00 a month. Regional school vote set Sept.

29 NORTH ADAMS The towns of Clarksburg, Florida and Monroe will vote on the regional school district question Sept. 29, it was announced last night by Nicholas Davis, chairman of the Regional School District Planning Board. The other two communities involved in the proposal for a K-12 regional district are North Adams and Savoy. North Adams will vote at its regular city election in November and Mr. Davis said he is still awaiting word from Savoy as to the date it will vote.

Last week Mr. Davis asked the four towns involved to vote on the same date and suggested Sept. 30. The request was made, he said, because the board believes that a same day vote would be fairer since the results in one town could not influence the thinking. in another town.

The Sept. 29 date was more convenient for the three towns that have responded, Mr. Davis said. Notre Dame picnic tomorrow NORTH ADAMS The Notre Dame Church Parish picnic will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Peter's Hide -Away off the Mohawk Trail in Florida, it was announced last night.

The event will be held, rain or shine. Cochairmen are Marshall Crosier and Raymond Bissaillon. Fu Funerals Mrs. Forest Haun Funeral services for Mrs. Forest Haun of 40 Randall Adams, the former Ina Florence Ashworth, a school committee member for nine years and prominent worker in organization circles, who died yesterday morning in Hillcrest Hospital, Pittsfield, will be Monday morning at 10 in St.

Thomas Church, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. Calling hours at the McBride Funeral Home, Adams, will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow only. Miss Funeral services for Miss Catherine H.

Patterson, 89, of 38 North Holden who died late Wednesday afternoon at the North Adams Regional Hospital, will be at 9 this with a Liturgy of Christian Francis Church. morning, Burial will be in the family lot in Hillside Cemetery. The Flynn Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements. Clark Dinneen Funeral services for William F. Clark Dinneen, 51, of 72 Quincy who died early Thursday morning at the Veterans.

Administration Hospital in Albany, N.Y., will be at 10 this morning with a Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. Francis Church. Burial will be in the family lot in Southview Cemetery. The Pringle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. NEW BLACKTOP JOB- Petricca Construction Co.

completed Harriman Airport runway job on Thursday, using 3,700 tons of blacktop for runway itself, then putting in topsoil and seed along sides. Job cost $56,460 and was financed with combination of federal, state and local funds. The little building at bottom center is former Monette house, where original air strip started in 1920s. (Transcript Photo- -Trabold). Emergency Trips lists Help Line training plan NORTH ADAMS Emergency Trips, northern Berkshire's state-funded drug abuse counseling program, today announced the schedule for its Help Line volunteer training program.

Beginning this Monday night, sessions will be held every Monday and Wednesday nights the next three weeks starting at 7.30 at the Emergency Trips drop-in center at 8 Main St. in North Adams. More than 20 volunteers screened and recruited during the past month and ranging in age from 18 to the mid 50's will participate in the six session program as preparation for their work on the Help line telephones. The first session will be conducted by the Emergency Trips staff of Andy Fleming, Marsha Howards, Norma Pennett and Brewster Rhoads. A general introduction to the Help Line and Emergency Trips program will be followed by a discussion of the program's philosophy and mechanical procedures.

The remaining five training sessions will be conducted by local professionals who will discuss the various human problem areas they work with. Role playing and small group discussions led by Emergency Trips staff will complete each The following is the schedule for the remaining sessions: -Wednesday, Sept. 15, Barbara Hazilla, North Adams Family Planning Center; Monday, Sept. 20, Dr. Eugene Talbot, clinical psychologist; -Wednesday, Sept.

22, Dr. Leo G. Belisle, Northern Berkshire Child Guidance Center; -Monday, Sept. 27, Emergency Trips staff on drug abuse and drug first aid; -Wednesday, Sept. 29, Mrs.

Charles Louison, director of Northern Berkshire Community Action. or over who is interested in becoming a Help Line volunteer should call the Emergency Trips office at 664- 6393 before next Monday evening. PEE VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY DAY TUESDAY, SEPT. 14 AMERICAN LEGION ALL INVITED! HOME VETERANS NORTH ADAMS Legionnaires And Too! 7:30 P.M. SPONSORED BY- Frank R.

Stiles Post 125, American Legion Area veterans are invited to hear representatives of business, Industry, Schools, Veteran's Administration, Small Business 02 advise you and your families of the opportunities and benefits Administration, Mass. Employment Security Division. They will (US) available to you! 402 4 FOR US LESS erudite people, the word, "macrame" (three-syllable with the French -ay ending), might suggest a seafood dish or parlor game. For us less erudite people who are used to working with dictionaries, we find it consists of knot tying resulting in decorative or artistic work, such as pocketbooks and furniture parts. For the more erudite who are organizing evening adult education in the Adams-Cheshire School District, it's only one of many new courses (about 30 to be exact) which may prove this year to be a giant step in the philosophy that the program should expand to reach every adult interest possible.

-0- THOUGH MANY of the courses previously offered are structured toward a learning goal, particularly the business courses, more than ever before the program is shifting toward a new emphasis. of the courses are designed for fun and enjoyment sort along the act of people just getting together, was the way program director, John A. Hughes describes it. While the actual registrations are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week from 7 to 9 p.m. at Adams Memorial Junior High School, Hoosac Valley High School and the Cheshire School, respectively, the program director notes he is looking for teachers as well as "students." If either prospective teacher or student has a special interest overlooked, he should notify the director, Mr.

Hughes said. general philosphy," Mr. Hughes continued, "is to offer the communities something for everyone we hope to expand into an all-encompassing sumer education and, family budgeting are new subjects offered in the category of business. In the "gasoline engines" course, snowmobilers, lawn mowers, motorcyclists and those with snow blowers might save much brief and money. Under the "academic" category, new listings include one fascinating subject called, "History of Berkshire County" which could fill an obvious gap in that the town has no historical- society, a serious dearth according to Adams Free Library director, Mrs.

Joseph F. Toohey. She believes, along with many others, that valuable 20th century memorabilia lies in many attics gathering dust. -0 A NEW COURSE which was not advertised, called, "Community Lecture Series," Mr. Hughes said, would provide speakers and programs of current interest ranging from entertainment and politics to industry and environment.

"But it's not down pat in. our minds yet," he added. It's evident that the adult education program has strayed far from its former "night school" label of years past, at least in the design stages. It's just as obvious that school district officials want to shed that strictly "learning" purpose formerly attached to the program and extend it throughout the entire gamut of cultural affairs in town. With the advent of the "fun and enjoyment" portion also comes a less formal and rigid side, including the idea of attendance.

Mr. Hughes jokingly noted that the most rigid part of the whole program might be proof of age for the "Over Forty Basketball" course. Which leads to the reminder that senior citizens may take a course free..

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