Thirty years ago — 1987

McCrory Stores has announced that the company plans to close the Jupiter Store, formerly S.S. Kresge’s, it owns on Central Avenue in Dunkirk. It will be phased out over the next several weeks and will be closed by the end of July. The Jupiter Store employs 12 full-time and two part-time workers and was formerly owned by Kmart.

Forty years ago — 1977

Susan Jane Carlson has been named valedictorian at Dunkirk High School. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Carlson of 401 Brigham Road, she has maintained a scholastic average of 97.3. Susan plans to attend Fredonia State to major in mathematics. Ranked second in a class of 270 students is salutatorian Carl Steffan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Steffan of 403 Hoyt St., with an average of 96.22. He plans to major in engineering at Clarkson College.

Fifty years ago — 1967

Senior Robert Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davis. 166 Chautauqua Road, Fredonia is the Student of the Week.