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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 10, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Arlington Garden club favors 4linde line Bennington Banner Friday june to 1960-3 it a Psi graduate honors listed at Obj is Arlington a in a letter addressed to Rex Witten Federal Highway commissioner and to Russell a. Holden state commissioner of highways the Arlington Garden club has endorsed recommendations of the special committee appointed by the selectmen of Arlington and Sim. Der land for location of propose 1 a 7 and for the Access Rod Between the new and old highways. These recommendations Call for the so called a Slinde line for the main Road and an interchange near the Arlington cemeteries rather than farther North through Sunderland As proposed by the state Highway department. The full text of the letter is As follows a was a Garden club we Are greatly concerned with the conservation of the natural Beauty of the state and its resources and we believe that nothing should be done to damage or destroy these. It is on these things that the Economy of the state largely depends. A we Are seriously disturbed by plans for the proposed four Lane Highway through Bennington county and Trust that further study by the engineers concerned will result in modifications of these plans locating the Highway farther East. A since a Highway of the proposed dimensions cannot but create a noticeable change in the landscape through which it passes it is our feeling that it should traverse uninhabited areas wherever possible so As not to disrupt the communities along the Way. This is particularly True in the East Arlington in is Orth bet Lin flan Board chairman says he wont seek it Mike area and Sunderland Village both of which would be virtually destroyed of the original route of this proposed Highway were to be followed. A not Only would this seriously disturb the social and economic life of the communities in question but it would also damage the two towns financially by removing from the grand list Many of their most valuable properties. It is our feeling therefore that the so called a Slinde line would be a much More suitable location for the Highway than the line originally proposed known As the a red a it is our feeling that an interchange South of Arlington with an Access Road leading to . 7 near the Arlington cemeteries would not Only be More convenient but less destructive of valuable property and cheaper to construct than the one suggested by the state Highway commission. A therefore the Arlington Garden club wishes to go on record As fully supporting the recommendations of the special committee appointed by the selectmen of the two towns which already is before North Bennington a William e. Dailey jr., Veteran school Board member and this years Board chairman told fellow Board members and school administrators at their meeting thursday that this would be his last meeting As a Board member. Dailey who this year completes 15 years on the local school Board said that he would not be a candidate for re election at the annual District meeting june 29. Dailey cited the pressure of business and a desire to be Able to spend More time with his family As reasons for his retirement. He said he made the decision reluctantly because a a in be enjoyed every minute of these years working for the North Bennington school. I think this has been one at the greatest things in my life and i hated to come to this meeting to say that i simply done to find it possible to run in spite of urging on the part of those present at the meeting that a Man of his experience and dedication was badly needed w \ Lii Ajilon est Sandgate Betty Tracte 373-2223 or. And mrs. Fred Hoyt of West Arlington announce the birth of a son Frederick William or. May 25. Mrs. Hoyt is the former Linda Fielding of Manchester. The first West Arlington auction of the season is currently running for three Days at the Home of Maurice Geiger. The Geiger plan to move to Hawaii in the near future. Or. And mrs. Joseph Neron of Hudson Falls . Have spent several Days Here visiting with mrs. Neroni a parents or. And mrs. Cecil Wilcox. Sure to please. A rat nation Ani Ivnik Lencil set it it Talir la get it Ril in Aso kooks my Merriam websters new collegiate dictionaries Webster a new world dictionaries readers encyclopedia r Ogeth a thesaurus portable typewriters Royal Smith Orono Bennington bookshop inc. 416 main St. Bennington dial 442-5136 Nichols a a jams shorty Panama drip Dis Rollon graduation tonight a juniors Diane Sherwin. And Millyn Moore have been chosen by the class of 1966, Arlington High school to keep the graduates in step tonight when they March to their commencement. Sen. . Angney will be speaker. Thompson during the years of transition ahead Dailey said his decision was final much As he regretted it. Nuhs principal miss Catherine Corcoran noted that she started her career in education As a teacher in Grade 5 in North Bennington when Dailey was a member of that class. Miss Corcoran who is completing 21 years As Nuhs principal remarked somewhat ruefully a a it looks As though we started Here together and we re leaving miss Corcoran will be assistant principal at it. Anthony Union High school next year. Supt. Leon e. Wagner spoke for himself and for past and present Board members when he said that he appreciated the Many years of working with Dailey and thanked him for the countless hours of hard work and interest he had Given to the school Board. The deadline for filing notice of intent to run for the local Board is june 15, and this notice should be sent to District clerk mrs. Royal Crosier on or before that Date. In addition to one member of the i a Cal Board District voters at their annual meeting will elect one representative to the it. Anthony Union Board. The term of mrs. John Mccullough expires this year. Squaw the ours Homo i rom Soto St Olio Winhall a two area couples have returned following a Short visit to Nova Scotia where they returned the a a travelling Apple barrel to the 1966 Apple Blossom Square dance Jamboree an annual event of the Vail dancers of Cambridge . Or. And mrs. Allwn w. Ame Den of Winhall and or. And mrs. George Jarvis of Manchester were presented with membership certificates at the Jamboree banquet to a the order of the Good time and enjoyed Square dancing in the province with Charlie Baldwin a Massachusetts visitor calling. Shaftsbury school District to consider $10.85 tax june 28 Shaftsbury a voters of the Shaftsbury town school District will be asked to approve a tax of $3.85 for current expenses of the kindergarten and elementary school for the coming year at the annual meeting june 28 in addition a tax of $7 will be necessary for the Union High school assessment making a total tax of $10.85. Last year the school tax was $7.77 which included $1.97 for the Union High school assessment and to cents for friends of retarded children and United counselling service. The budget As presented for next year by the school Board amounts to $121,694 for current expenses and $131,585.64 Union High school assessment. Last year s budget totalled $177,276. Some items in the budget May appear to have increased considerably but voters Are reminded that the budget appearing Nuhs Pupil awards Given at Assembly Tom girl North Bennington a Doz ens of students at Nuhs were recognized for achievement during the year at a final awards Assembly held in the school gym tuesday afternoon. The school band opened the program and one by one teachers presented awards for both academic and extra curricular work. Perfect attendance certificates were handed out by mrs. Genevieve Dawson to seniors Lee Buak Debbie Jones Linda Noyes James Prouty and Mert myth Whitman. Juniors who had t missed a Day of school this year were Jeff Crane aria Crosier Gordon Martin Dali Riley Dawn Smith Dale Whitman and Sandra Willis. Sophomores recognized included Steve Fritz Harold Harrington Randolph Harrington Wanda Harwood Bruce Knapp Gary Martin Laura Pratt and Gary Marsha. Freshmen were Thomas Hyland Brenda Kinney Pat Marsha Alan Mcwaters Kathy Prouty Francis Moxley and Kathy Riley. Grade 8 students with perfect attendance were Elaine Curran Beverly Ellis and Steve Peck Ham and in Grade 7, Thomas Dailey Bonnie cleanly Bruce Mcwaters Karen Pratt John Van orman mama Whitman and Susan Kenyon. Mrs. Muu cent Cross presented awards in homemaking including the Betty Crocker certificate to senior Barbara Riley and a grand award in tailoring at the Industrial arts and homemaking fair to another senior Meridyth Whitman. Recognition for outstanding work in Industrial arts was Given to a number of students by teachers John James or. And Stanley Zavistosky in business subjects by mrs. Alice Watson. Miss Karen Lane presented the mathematics awards Given As a result of the Ulm mathematics exam. Prize for the Best score in the exam went to Robert h. Nowak while Nowak Cheryl Crosier and Russell Barber scored in the top 20 per cent of students throughout the state. In science Harold Mcdonald offered congratulations to Philip Rice Barbara Riley and Russell Barber for participation in the Vermont state science fair and Congress. Bernard be a my named those who had represented the school in the area of citizenship. These included David Barton for the Model . Dan Riley and Robert h. Nowak for the citizenship workshop Barton and John Poljacik As boys state delegates and Dale Whitman girls state. Recognition for their work in helping younger students by Way of the school patrol was Given by Zavistosky. Music director Harold Rohin sky noted that 84 students had participated in music activities during the year including band glee club and chorus and presented their awards and letters. Librarian mrs. Arthur Wick Enden thanked the students for assistance As Junior librarians and named several students for special recognition in this area. Mrs. Aline Sandrin was in charge of presentation of certificates Given for scores in the upper to percentile on the National educational development tests. These went to sophomores Russell Barber Betty Clawson Deborah Johnson and Laura Pratt. Freshmen in this group were Lynn Buak Barry Hyman Alan Knapp Nancy Mackey Jan a Malamud Patricia Marsha Alan Mcwaters Brenda Myers Steven Myers Kathy Prouty William Roberts and Edward Turner. In Grade 8 mrs. Frances Woodcock presented the nor Shaft Lions prize for highest average for the year and the Dar medal for excellence in american history to Mary Elizabeth Rice. The school report will be for kindergarten and the elementary school As they Are both part of the same school system. One item which has increased this year is teachers salaries due to regular raises insurance and the fact that with two classes for grades i 4 and 5 there will still be to full time teachers and four part time. The latter Are for French music physical education and Reading specialist classes. The warning includes Only eight articles. No new ones were added this year. Voters will again be asked of it is their wish to appropriate $500 to the Bennington friends of retarded children and $500 for United counselling service. A a yes Quot vote on this article will mean an estimated increase of approximately 6 cents on the Dollar of the grand list. Voters will also elect by ballot one member of the school Board for three years and fill any other vacancies required by Law. The annual meeting of the Shaftsbury town school District has been called for tuesday june 28 at 8 . At the elementary school. North Bennington a the final awards Assembly at North Bennington High school included announcement of honors gained by members of the graduating class. These awards were presented by the principal miss Catherine Corcoran and these students will also be recognized during tonight a graduation ceremonies at the school. The awards and their recipients follow number indicates year in which earned Ulm mathematics prize examination a Robert h. Nowak i 3 Cheryl Crosier 4. Awards in southwestern Vermont Industrial arts and homemaking fair a Gary Briggs i 2 Gerald Brillon 3, 4 George Al Well i 2 Stephen freely 4 Kenneth Harrington i Joseph Plue i James Prouty i Darryl Shaw i Lee Buak i Callene Thompson 2, 4 Gloria Kelley i Dawn Knapp i Mary Macdonald i Barbara Riley 4 Erie Niles 4 Meridyth Whitman i. Grand awards were won by Jeffrey Clawson As a freshman and Meridyth Whitman in her senior year. Rotary club Model United nations a Jamie Crighton the Betty Crocker award in homemaking Barbara Riley Tufts nine states citizenship conference and Vermont civic youth education workshop a Alison Nowak and Edward Baldwin. Advanced placement at Bennington College was held by Barbara Riley in music Kathleen Farnham in drama and Sarah Hyman in social science and English _ state Nowak state National English science fair a Alison i Barbara Riley 2, 4. Award first from the Council of teachers of a Sarah Hyman National Merit scholarship letter of commendation a Sarah Hyman and Alison Nowak. Vermont scholar a Robert h. Nowak. Vermont music festival scholarship awards a Jean Mackey 3 and honorable mention 4 Rob Ert h. Nowak in All three of his High school years. Pro merlot group four year average of b or better a Edward Baldwin Cheryl Crosier Jamie Crighton Kathleen Farnham Debbie Jones Alison Nev Wak Robert h. Nowak Linda Noyes Barbara Riley. All state music festival a Gary Briggs 2, 4 Jamie Crighton 2, 4 George Elwell 3 Jean Mackey 3, 4 Alison Nowak 2, 3, 4 Robert in Nowak i 2, 3 Barbara Riley 4. Arlon award in music a Barbara Riley. Girls state a Linda Noyes. Boys state a James Prouty Edward Baldwin. Dar awards for citizenship and leadership a Linda Noyes Edward Baldwin with honorable mention to James Prouty. Haher award for improvement in the senior year a Jamie Crighton. No Shaft Lions athletic awards a Donna Loomis and Edward Baldwin. Balfour award for excellence in leadership cooperation and participation in the four High school years a Linda Noyes. Butch Miles basketball award a Edward Baldwin. Scholarships for College work next year also announced at the awards Assembly included Ulm Edward Baldwin and Alison no Wak no Shaft Lions academic scholarship a Alison Nowak Bennington rotary club education award a Edward Baldwin Goucher College Alison Nowak Columbia University Robert h. Nowak Syracuse University Barbara Riley. Also Putnam memorial Hospital women a auxiliary scholarship Lee Buak Vermont division of National music teachers Jean Mackey. Eight graduate at Pine cobble Williamstown. Mass. A graduation exercises for eight students in the class of 1966 at Pine cobble school were held Here this morning. Speaker was mrs. Clarence c. Chaffee Long time member of the school s Board of trustees. Mrs. Frederick c. Copeland who is retiring this year As director presented awards and diplomas. Members of the class include Paul Dworkin and Bruce m. Mcandrews of Adams Andrew e. Mckeever of Pownal Barbara h. Mclelland Juliet g. Flynt Joan s. Kelley Candice Lee Roberts and Elizabeth p. Scherr All of Williamstown. Dworkin gave the valedictory and miss Scherr the Salut Atory. Miss Flynt gave the class history. Offering the invocation and Benediction was the Rev. Gro ver c. Leger of the North Adams congregational Church. Lattice report in ii rips it l rash Hoosick Falls n. Y. A three persons involved in a motor vehicle collision Here about 10 15 thursday night said they d see their own doctors for injuries sustained in the mishap at the Junction of . 7 and 22. State police from Center Brunswick station said mrs. Virginia Hustler of 42 first St., owner and operator of a 1958 Dodge was charged with failure to yield right of Way when her car allegedly struck the left front end of a 1960 Triumph owned by Bradford k. David 20, of Colony Road Williamstown mass. Who was travelling West on . 7. Davis injured his left Side police said and a passenger paid Brooke of 69-22 Dartmouth ave. New York City received facial cuts. Mrs. Hustler injured her forehead according to the report. The i of Ila Vera 823-7716 s who needs Batman North Bennington bang Flash pow who needs Batman when the sound and fury of fireworks Are at hand. The annual display of fireworks will take place at Lake paran sunday evening to celebrate the opening of the seventh season at the recreational area Here. A band concert from 8 to9 . Will precede the fireworks official opening Day for paran is saturday with the area open daily from 9 . To 9 . Dorset Marcher Skinner 867-4490 Circle thursday june 23, on your Calendar since that is the Date set for Dorset s increasingly famous Strawberry festival featured in Vermont life this month. The supper sponsored by the women a Fellowship of the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert will begin at 6 in the Church vestry. The menu built around Strawberry Shortcake will include Turkey salad baked Ham hot Rolls and Green salad. Dorset nursing association will hold its annual meeting monday at 8 . In the Dorset elementary school. Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 the Yankee doodles corps will meet at la . Saturday in the kindergarten rooms to go to Ludlow to participate in the alumni Parade there. It is hoped that More parents will offer to transport some of the group As the bus will not be available for two More weeks. Four Pownal students were graduates of the class of 1966 of St. Joseph College old Bennington during commencement exercises held at the state armory sunday with . Rep. Robert t. Stafford As speaker. Receiving associate degrees in secretarial science and business administration were miss Linda Paterson miss Lorraine Lillie John Barber and Patrick Grey. The Pownal town school District elementary schools have closed for the summer vacation for the last time under the old system. The fall schedule Calls for grades i and 2 and special class at Oak Hill grades 3 and 4 at North Pownal grades 5 and 6 and kindergarten at Center and grades 7 and 8 in Bennington. Birthstone rings. A get gift tin a skate Many Oiher Sty Les available Noveck Shultz inc. 411 main St. Dial 2-6926 Bennington Hail to the chief North Bennington a Nuhs principal miss Catherine Corcoran was honoured at the last school Assembly this week in appreciation for her Many years of outstanding service to the school and its students. Senior James Prouty presented the principal gifts on behalf of the entire Stu Lent body including an inscribed desk set and a Brief Case the latter a something to put your keys at this Point the Nuhs band struck up a shall to the chief a an Honor reserved by any group for very special people and the entire High school Rose to give miss Corcoran a Well deserved ovation. Miss Jamie Crighton gave the principal gifts from the senior class including books and a Charm for the Bracelet Given her at the alumni dinner meeting. Also honoured by the seniors was Veteran teacher and the assistant principal of the school miss Marlon Tifft who received a gift of pearls. Mrs. Robert Mcwaters on behalf of the North Bennington it a read a tribute to miss Corcoran and a a thank you for running a school a where children come the it a gift to the principal was a framed sketch of the school building which had been drawn by mrs. Mcwaters for the occasion. During Brief class Day ceremonies conducted by senior Kenneth Harrington traditional presentation of the Square of school leadership and responsibility was Given by senior president Jamie Crighton to Junior president Peter Stoot Hoff. Yearbook editor Mary Macdonald presented miss Corcoran a copy of this years commentator dedicated appropriately enough to the school itself. The last gathering of the Nuhs student body concluded when they trooped outdoors for the planting of one More bit of Ivy in front of the East windows and the singing of the Nuhs Almi mater. Golden goodness from Arnold Arnold Brick oven the Only bread filled with the goodness of eggs Clover Honey milk and Spring wheat flour. Here now. Baked fresh daily. A taste of the Good life from Arnold you ii it and now l it Futon wails Oil of a College education is your desire perhaps we could help. Our loan officer will let a glad to discuss an education loan at any time. 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