Archive - Jul 11, 2014
Leah D. Dalton, 91, Bluffton, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was a resident of Bluffton since October of 2010. Leah was born March 30, 1923, in Springfield, Mass., to Kenneth and Marion (Reed) Chapman. She lived most of her life in the Boston area. She worked for many years in the Wellesley (Mass.) School District and previously was a switch board operator at New England Telephone Company.
She obtained her life saving badge and loved the beach and spending time on Cape Cod.
Mildred L. Geisler, 91, Decatur, died Thursday at her residence.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.
Adams County Council President Randy Colclasure on Tuesday said what County Commission Chairman Doug Bauman was hesitant to disclose one day earlier about the latest plans for a new county jail.
Cannons at Decatur’s Legon Park, which only recently were restored and refurbished by the local Legion post, were vandalized by spray paint late Wednesday or early Friday. Buildings at the park were also vandalized. Anyone with information may contact local law enforcement agencies.
The North Adams Community Schools’ board of education on Tuesday set book fees for the upcoming school year.
Book rental fees for students in kindergarten through fifth grade will be as follows:
• Kindergarten — $65.22
• First grade — $120.90
• Second grade — $126.03
• Third grade — $87.29
• Fourth grade — $77.47
• Fifth grade — $64.58