Twenty years ago — 1997

David C. Mancuso, president and CEO of Lake Shore Savings, a Chautauqua County-based, locally owned and operated financial institution, has announced plans to open Lake Shore’s second Jamestown location to take place within the past year. The new branch site at 115 East Main St., Jamestown was selected due to the success of Lake Shore’s One Green Avenue, Wegman’s Plaza location and the numerous customer requests for a downtown location. The new branch location previously housed a Key Bank branch as well as being the site of the original Jamestown Savings Bank. The new branch will open in early September of this year.

Thirty years ago — 1987

Susan Hammond was recently named “Teacher of the Year” at Ripley Central School. She is the high school art teacher and has been with the Ripley School District for nine years. Some of Mrs. Hammond’s activities for the 1986-87 school year include newsletter editor, Impact Team secretary, Senior Class advisor, Ripley Education Association Scholarship Committee chairman, National Honor Society Selection Committee, Ripley Improvement Association publicity director, PTA Scholarship Committee chairman and PTA member. She also belongs to local, state and national art education associations as well as serving as the director of the North East Junior Women’s Club.

Forty years ago — 1977

Barbara Heeder, a recent graduate of Brocton Central High School, is Calendar Girl for the month of July. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heeder of Main Street, Brocton, she ranked fourth in her class and plans to become a nurse.

Fifty years ago — 1967

Four Chautauqua County 4-H youths have departed for a weeklong citizenship course at the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C. They are Linda Beightol of Falconer, Patricia Moeller of Sinclairville, George Civiletto of Fredonia and Jerre VanRensselaer of Kennedy.