Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Jul 27 1966, Page 6

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 27, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 6-Bennington Banner wednesday july 27, 19h6 to More teachers no More books a schools out another Day for the nearly 400 children attending enrichment and head Start classes daily at Hoosick Falls Central school this month. Beaumont rfcs students Greet Midsummer school with enthusiasm Hoosick Falls . A a Large number of youngsters Here have been attending summer school this month. About 350 in All Are enrolled in special summer courses at Hoosick Falls Central school and each weekday morning children can be seen assembled at the regular bus stops with school books musical instruments or other school equipment looking nonetheless Happy because they Are going to school. In the program Are enrichment classes for Superior students in grades 4, 5 and 6 in science biology creative writing and physical education. The music program offered includes Junior band and senior band twice a week in addition to music classes for students in grades 4-12. Individual instrumental lessons Are also taught. A remedial program is offered in Reading and math. Classes Are through july from 9 to 11 30 . Which leaves the youngsters free to enjoy the hot summer afternoons and take advantage of the local red Cross swimming lessons. Thirty children Are enrolled in head Start classes which Are in session from 9 . To 2 30 . With lunch provided in the school cafeteria. The head Start program will continue until aug. 12. Among the activities of the children in this group was a Evans j news office equipment inc. 431 main St. Dial 2-6326 Bennington another outstanding line of Offit furniture a 1 j Waw a Kwh 2@� fld is ii t liw Fine office furniture for today and tomorrow free office planning service for the smart new office look. Slim elegance unadorned to create an atmosphere of Alert vitality. This is steel Case 2200 flight line. Sleek trim Beautiful. Every Inch wholly and completely functional. Spaciousness and Complete convenience is neatly packaged in the new slim Silhouette. It will set tomorrow s Tempo in an entire office a department or a suite and complement More conventional styling without a transitional Ripple. Affiliated for service with the finest Interior decorators in the area. Plan now if your office seems hot crowded and inefficient Field trip july 15 to the Schaghticoke fair grounds. The children who have been studying about animals have seen pictures of these animals heard stories and finally had an Opportunity to see them on the trip under the direction of teachers Calvin Pedersen and mrs. Katherine Reed. The trip an All Day affair included a picnic and a tour of All Fairground buildings. Last Friday the group enjoyed another Field trip to the Capitol in Albany. Or. Spencer to recon mend lighting Aid Manchester a or. Rupert Spencer chief of special services for the state department of education will recommend to the state Board of education that state Aid be allowed for renovations to the lighting system at Manchester elementary school according to school Board chairman Eugene v. Kayatta Here. The Board met with or. Spencer tuesday. State Aid for the $12,267 project had been turned Down by or. Spencer in a letter to supt. Neil e. Cross three weeks ago. According to Kayatta s statement or. Spencer said he would make the recommendation for Aid because of the Benefit the new lighting system would have for the students. On the basis of or. Spencer s indicated recommendation the local Board unanimously voted to authorize the Griffin electric co. Of Bennington to begin work at the school immediately. Kayatta said he expected the new system to be ready by the time school opens in september. According to Kayatta the state Aid recommendation will be on a special basis and will specify that the state Board allow Aid to cover costs to he town of Manchester for the new school lighting Over the $10,000 which was voted for the project at last town meeting. Straight state Aid in this Case would have been 30 per cent or $3,000. Shalt rep. Collins to run again Readsboro a District 32 rep. Kenalene j. Collins today announced she will be a candidate for re election to the Vermont House. Mrs. Collins a Republican has served since 1963 first As representative from the town of Readsboro and after reapportionment of the legislature in 1965, As one of two representatives serving the seven town District of Readsboro Stamford Pownal Wilmington Searsburg Whitingham and Dover. Mrs. Collins says she is seeking another term a to Complete several projects now in Progress for economic development of the Southern Vermont area. These include summer recreational development for several District towns and Highway improvement plus state items of penal Reform social welfare reorganization and reorganization of the state personnel system to bring salaries and hiring procedures of state employees More into line with adjoining states and local mrs. Collins said she will Campaign on her record of service to the state which includes the following accepted into Law since 1963 free help to local listers penal Reform Bills introduced for for friends of rehabilitation of which she is a member development of vocational technical schools now in Progress through legislation she co sponsored. Her proposal for a portable junk Crusher to dispose of some 300,000 junked automobiles now mrs. Ken Alpine Collins mrs. Collins initiated and with Aid of rep. Lawrence franking a Guilford was Able to gain $2 million extra on the Highway better program during the 1966 legislative session. A some of this Money is already being spent for truck lanes on route 9 in Marlboro Quot she said. Mrs. Collins was clerk of the Highway amp Bridges committee 1963-65 clerk of the reapportionment committee 1965 and a member of the general committee in 1966. Firefighters turn carpenters Danny Zimmer looks on As firemen Richard Keough Wayne King and Paul Wilcox set up staging for one of the Many attractions planned at the firemen a Lawn party thursday evening at East Arlington fire House. Thompson shopping a Tyz Willy a variety 300 Gage St., Bennington open 7days week 8 .-Io . Make us your picnic Supply Headquarters fire company plans party Arlington a the Arling ton fire company will hold its annual Lawn party thursday reverting at the firehouse in East Arlington. A food Sale is scheduled to Start at 4 ., and the Arlington school band will Start the evening s entertainment at 7. All band members have been requests de to be at the firehouse at 6 30 in uniform. Games and refreshments for Young and old will be available at the Midsummer event. White Creek Eleanor Niles the Jolly Janes 4-h club is having a picnic thursday at the Home of mrs. John Austin. Each person is to bring a covered dish. The mothers Are invited and the meal will be at i . There will be no meeting of the fire company auxiliary this month but members Are reminded of the state firefighters Civ mention in Rutland aug. 6 and 7. Mrs. William Allen who was rushed to Putnam memorial Hospital saturday evening by the Bennington Rescue squad is reported to be resting comfortably and responding to treatment. It is expected she will be confined to the Hospital for at least two weeks. The aliens son William of Bridgeport Conn. Was Here sunday and monday. Or. And mrs. Edward Saunders and or. And mrs. Reginald Saunders have returned to their Home in Orlando Fla. They were Here to attend the funeral of mrs. Edward Saunders father and Reginald s Grandfather Max Grout of Arlington. While Here they also visited mrs. Saunders aunt miss Elizabeth hard. Or. And mrs. John d. Whittier of Wenham mass. Were weekend guests of mrs. Bessie it -2 24 Jet to fran Stacy a 442-6524 Farnham. Whittier was a former school superintendent of Arlington and Shaftsbury schools in the Early 1900s. While Here he enjoyed touring the Back roads and viewing the Rural schools which used to be under his jurisdiction. Troop returns Allan Sands received the i bar award at Camp Sunrise la amp a week and was a member of the tap out team for the order of the Arrow ceremony. Lynn Buak received his Merit badge for life saving and Ricky Harrington earned two canoeing and swimming. Ricky was also tapped for membership in the order of the Arrow. Troop 331 shared a campsite with troop 108 from Pittsfield As the latter had no Leader. The most exciting event of the week was the order of the Arrow ceremony with Indian dances and campfire wednesday evening. The boys were Busy monday through Friday with Merit badge classes and other advancement and on tuesday viewed movies on first Aid. Physical fitness contests and a water carnival were held saturday followed by a campfire skits and songs. A troop from new Jersey Enro Ute to Canada spent one night at Sunrise and As they camped next to troop 331, members enjoyed trading patches and neckerchief and making new acquaintances. Scouts who spent the week at Camp were Lynn Buak senior patrol Leader Ricky Harrington George Sandquist John paddock Mark Boutin Tim Viereck Clayton Kipp Pete crossed Corey Dave Madison Mark Gates Keith Harrington Bruce Gabrus Tim Wansbury Searle Allen Joe Baldwin Tim Baldwin and Tom far is. Robert Fletcher assistant scoutmaster accompanied the boys with Edwin Colvin joining them on tuesday and scoutmaster Henry freely arrived Friday for the weekend. Ii impair it a littering the landscape has received preliminary approval of the legislature and will receive final action in 1967. Mrs. Collins said she is now eliciting help of state organizations interested in preserving Vermont scenery to help with this project. One Man show a Arthur Jones of Dorset is exhibiting Oil paintings in a one Man show at Wes Corner gallery Grafton through aug. I. Jones first show was in 1952 on the Dorset Library Green. Since that time he has exhibited throughout new England and in new York and Washington. This Oil was done in Londonderry. Artist honoured in two one Man shows Dorset a the paintings of Arthur Jones Dorset s own artist will be honoured at two one Man shows this summer. The first at the Wes Corner gallery Grafton opened july 24 and will continue until aug. I. It features Jones miniatures for which he has become noted. His second show at gallery two Woodstock will run sept. 2-16 and will be devoted to larger paintings Many depicting scenes of Pomfret Valley near Woodstock. Some Minia Tures will also be exhibited. Jones who has been painting seriously for three years at his studio on Nichols Hui Here has exhibited his work during the past few years at a gallery in Elpaso tex., the Sneed gallery in Rockford 111. And in the an Nual miniature exhibition in Washington . Two Days weekly during july and August he conducts an Art class at the Southern Vermont Art Center Manchester and the classes have proved so popular that registrations Are now closed until the eight week period starting aug. 3. Remote control featuring Zenith space command "600&Quot tune color vhf to from your easy chair change channels adjust volume to three different Levels mute sound and turn to on or off by Remote control you adjust color hues too. 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