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3 The Weekly Thursday July 3 2003 Picture from the Past School News Want to share something through School News? E-mail it to week-ly(dibangordailynewsnet or mail it to The Weekly PO Box 1329 Bangor ME 04402 or drop it off at the front desk of the Buck Street entrance at the Bangor Daily News 491 Main SL Bangor Schools Bangor High School BANGOR Teacher Kal Elmore has been selected to participate in the Teacher Institute of Contemporary Art at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago this summer The program brings a select group of art educators from around the country to Chicago for a professionally enriching experience Colleges Babson College WELLESLEY Mass Brent Yorzinksi of Bangor received a bachelor degree from Babson College during graduation ceremonies in May Member of Junior Girl Scout Troop 088 of Brewer (from left) Kasie Stevenson Daelyne Bell and Meliasa Dunn show off the trash cans their troop painted and donated to Brewer Parka and Recreation Department Brewer Junior Girl Scouts earn award The assistant teachers of the Polly Lynch Thomas School of the Dance which presented Its annual recital at the Bangor Opera House In May 1953 discuss the program with Guy MacRae president of the Triangle Club Seated (from left) are Alyce Dandaneau and Suzanne Gildart Standing (from left) are Judy White Beverly Russell Sandra Eslin Guy MacRae Mary Ellen McClay Nancy Bishou and Rachel Nachum (Bangor Daily News File Photo by Spike Webb) BREWER Three members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 089 of Brewer have earned the Bronze Award the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn Kasie Stevenson Daelyne Bell and Melissa Dunn wanted to play a part in keeping their community clean so they worked as a group to paint and donate trash cans to the Brewer Parks and Recreation Department As part of the project troop members wrote letters requesting donations They thank Wal-Mart Club Penbay Ace Hardware Sherwin-Williams and the Lemforder Corp for helping them to meet their goals Colby-Sawyer College NEW LONDON NH Angela Bull of Bangor has been named to the list for the spring semester at Colby-Sawyer College Emory University ATLANTA Stephanie Jenkins received a degree during commencement ceremonies May 12 at Emory University She is the daughter of Michael and Patricia Jenkins of Bangor Johnson Wales University PROVIDENCE RI Matthew Cammack and Brooke Rideout both of Bangor have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Johnson Wales University Cammack is majoring in baking and pastry arts and Rideout is majoring in travel-tourism management NMTC PRESQUE ISLE Brad Adams of Bradley Jared Weaver of Frankfort and Brian A More of Orrington were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Northern Maine Technical College Northwestern University CHICAGO Kevin Gordon was awarded a master's degree in law at Northwestern University's May 18 graduation ceremonies A graduate of Brewer High School he is the son of Rendell and Patricia Gordon Savannah College of Art and Design SAVANNAH Ga Andrew Lee of Brewer graduated recently from the Savannah College of Art and Design He received a fine arts degree in computer art St Michael's College COLCHESTER Vt Joshua Philbrook was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at St College He is the son of Robin and Kaven Philbrook of Hampden Simmons College BOSTON Catherine Chas se of Bangor Leah Grant of Bangor and Noelle O'Clair of Hermon have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Simmons College University of Florida GAINESVILLE Fla Heather Blier-Alvarez is the recipient of the Melissa Institute Research Award for her work on the study and prevention of school violence The daughter of Alan and Susan Blier of Hermon she is a doctoral resident at the University of Florida where she is completing a doctorate in clinical psychology University of Maine ORONO University of Maine nutritionists are looking for young adults ages 18 to 24 to participate in a yearlong study of eating habits If they qualify par ticipants will receive $40 for their help in a project that will involve phone interviews and mailings of nutrition information Individuals interested in the study may call Adrienne White associate professor in food sci ence and human nutrition at (888) 328 1223 Participants will receive nutrition information and be interviewed by phone three times over the course of the year Nutritionists know that good eating habits at a young age contribute to a lifetime of good health but they know little about how young adults make food choices said White study will help us understand more about young adult eating patterns so that we can do a better job of designing and implementing nutrition education methods and she said Nellie Hedstrom nutrition specialist for Cooperative Extension and Kathy Savoie Extension educator in Cumberland County are project collaborators They have organized nutrition aides in five counties to help recruit young adults who meet the eligibility guidelines of being low-income Maine is one of 10 states participating in the study The nutritionists hope to recruit 100 young adults from across the state by the end of July University of Vermont BURLINGTON Vt Jill Husson of Glenburn Katherine Weeks of Hampden and Willow McVeigh of Winterport graduated from the University of Vermont May 18 through a window and found the ground Miss Elizabeth Roberts who was sleeping in the room at the time escaped with but a small cut on one hand caused by falling glass Mr Roberts ran down to Fire Station 3 on Hammond Street to get help as he thought that some of the house was on fire The wagon with a full crew just back from an Exchange Street fire hurried to the place but not a trace of fire could be found The house was badly damaged by the bolt as a hole through the wall was torn that is hilly two feet in diameter Inside the house plastering came down by the yard and woodwork was splintered into shavings Miss Roberts was not stunned by the shock although she was dazed She had fUlly recovered by the middle of the forenoon WINTERPORT The moon light sail in the steamer Verona down the Marsh Bay below Win-terport and back under the management of the local festival chorus was one of the most epjoyable evening trips that has ever been made from the city If weather conditions had been ordered in advance the management couldn't have done better The smart gale from the north which swirled through Bangor all day faded out at sundown The air was balmy overcoats not being needed even below Winterport The sailing time was advertised for 7 but long before that hour stragglers began to flock down to get good places At 6:30 a sizeable crowd was aboard and at 7:10 with the band under Director Ringwall pumping out a soul-stirring march there was a crowd on the dock frantically waving handkerchiefs as the boat backed out into the stream A landing was made at Hampden to take on some of the festival people and then the boat went down nearly to Indian Point above Bucksport made a graceful turn and bucked a strong ebb tide back to her wharf The city clocks were striking 11 o'clock as Captain Barbour brought his good boat abreast of the wharf Compiled by Ardeana Hamlin Yesterday 10 years ago June 3 1993 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) ORONO University of Maine President Frederick Hutchinson has recommended that Judith Bailey be the next vice president of research and public service at the Orono campus Given approval by the Maine System board of trustees July 12 Bailey will become the first woman to hold such a position on the campus She was selected from among 80 candidates in a national search Bailey came to the university in 1988 and currently serves as interim vice president for research and public service ORONO They are University of Maine students majoring in disciplines ranging from journalism to wildlife management and they can swing a hammer and drive a nail with the best of them As volunteers for Greater Bangor Habitat for Humanity organized in 1988 by a group of church people determined to do something about the plight of low-income families living in substandard housing the students are among a group that constructed a home for a family in Bangor during the 1992-1993 academic year 25 years ago July 3 1978 GLENBURN Twelve people attended a meeting to organize the Friends of Glenburn Library which will help with the support and hind raising for the new community library to be located on the school grounds The group also will conduct a survey of area residents to find out what hours the library should be open whether a book delivery service should be provided to people who leave their homes and what kinds of books people would like to see in the library The information will be forwarded to the library committee said Mildred Olson a committee member A community library is going to be set up in a small building that will be moved to the school grounds later this summer At a special town meeting this spring townspeople voted to give $4000 for the library project The school committee appropriated $2600 for the library Donations have been received from the Parent Teachers Association and West Glenburn Community Club and $600 was raised by the local Girl Scouts W1NTERPORT Danny Baker hasn't yet learned how to saw a woman in half but he'd like to It would be an addition to his magic show But Baker is learning how to do a an ancient sort of trick in which a subject is chained into a trunk a curtain is drawn and presto! the curtain opens revealing the magician in the trunk and the subject free At the age of 19 Danny has already been learning and practicing sleight of hand card trick and illusions for six years When he was 13 someone gave him a magic set learned those tricks" he recalled best one involved multiplying billiard After that he began ordering new as they are known in the trade time I'd order a new effect I would practice it until I knew it have to say I'm largely 50 years ago July 3 1953 BANGOR Bangor Kiwani-ans learned of Growth of Little League from Harry Dalton of Brewer commissioner of Little League system Dalton spoke briefly on the national level and then traced the development of Little League in Bangor since its inception in 1932 Last year there was one league with four teams and this year there are two leagues with eight teams A total of 120 boys participate The Kiwanis Club sponsors one of the teams The commissioner emphasized that the leagues need a lot of support from the adults right now more in the form of labor and manpower than money He said there is much work to be done before the ideal setup is reached The East Side league now plays its games at Mary Snow field he explained and the West Side group plays at the Webster Avenue field Work is in progress on a new side field on Stillwater Avenue and it is hoped that games will be played there soon Dalton related that the youngsters are playing under direct adult supervision and that the league has a competent though below-strength umpire staff He said there are 12 umpires but 16 to 20 actually are needed 100 years ago July 3 1903 BANGOR During the heavy thunder storm which tickled the nerves of Bangor people from 3 until 5 o'clock Thursday morning the house of Walter Roberts on Boynton Street was struck The bolt came down by way of an elm tree jumped to the eaves ripped a portion of the gutter and a lot of clapboards off broke through the wall smashed a gas fixture demolished a picture on the opposite wall and jumped out PUBLIC MEETING irH0T Get out of the kitchen! 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