Retrospective

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Twenty years ago - 1993Westfield resident Connie Thayer presented her plan for a village taxi service to the Westfield Village Board. She noted that it was difficult for persons in wheelchairs to move around the village. She also felt she could transport wheelchair-bound people for less money ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Michael Davis, a Dunkirk High School Class of 1987 graduate currently living in Laguna Hills, Calif., reported that the house he resides in survived the raging California fire "that was right in our backyard." Mr. Davis, who has lived in California for five years, ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Brooks Hospital Auxiliary is making preparations for a Celebrity Waiter Dinner to be held this month at the Shorewood Country Club. Leading the list of celebrity waiters will be Van Miller, Channel 4 (Buffalo) sports director and Chuck Howard, sports reporter. They ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993With over $175,000 raised in a $500,000 capital campaign, Patterson Library in Westfield is moving closer to achieving barrier-free accessibility for the 85-year-old facility. The building project includes a new addition and wheelchair lift, two handicapped accessible ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

At the annual meeting of Graf Realty Corp., Daniel P. Reininga was elected president. He replaces Perry F. Reininga who has been with the company since 1958 and will remain in an advisory capacity. Graf Realty Corp. was founded in 1941 by George H. Graf and Lester A. Graf, who also owned George ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Incumbents seemed to prevail as the recent election saw County Executive Andrew Goodell, a Republican, easily re-elected to a second four-year term over Democratic Pomfret Supervisor Roger E. Ruckman. Dunkirk Mayor Margaret Wuerstle, also a Republican, won a second term ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Darcy Sanderson, a senior at Pine Valley Central School, has been named Student of the Week. She is treasurer of the senior class and vice president of both Student Council and National Honor Society. Darcy is also a member of "Raysons," a Christian youth group and serves ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Love for her first horse, "Sunny," has prompted Kathy Fleming of Fredonia to donate the animal for use by persons who take part in a therapeutic riding program near Westfield. Mrs. Fleming said she could not bear to see Sunny, a 23-year-old sorrel gelding, standing idly ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993A ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication of a plaque renaming the Harry E. Wheelock Primary School highlighted a recent open house to show off to the public the newly completed addition to the school. A total of 19 new rooms were constructed at the Wheelock School with ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

Student of the Week is Stacey "Stella" Meyer, a senior at Dunkirk High School. She currently serves as president of the Student Council and is an active participant in WDOE Radio's "High School Highlights." Stacey participates in volleyball, basketball and swimming and is a member of the ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

In a "Do You Remember?" photo submitted by James Muscato of Dunkirk, the Dunkirk City Planning Commission is shown in 1959 as members were sworn in at the Common Council chambers in Dunkirk City Hall. Members are Mrs. Vaughan Meister, Jack D. Scott, Stephen Szczerbacki, Anthony Valentine, ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Construction projects now under way at the Lake Shore Health Care Center campus in Irving include a new 20-bed psychiatric unit and the surgery unit expansion, which will add six recovery beds, an additional operating room and space for waiting rooms and records. Crews ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993For over 40 years, Cave's Variety Store in Stockton has been open every day - including Christmas - to provide area residents with a convenient place to shop. Operated since 1952 by Ronald and Helen Cave of Fredonia, the store has become a landmark in the community. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Dunkirk's newest industry, Dunkirk International Glass and Ceramics Corp. plans to conduct a variety of high-tech recycling operations, including the recovery of broken television tube glass. Some of the larger pieces of chemically-coated glass will be returned to the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993More human bones have been uncovered at the Oak Tree Apartments on Route 438 on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Indian beads were found mixed with the human remains, suggesting an ancient burial ground so old the elders of the community were unaware of its existence. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Up to 17 jobs could be lost in the city of Dunkirk under a plan by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. to consolidate its eight regional telephone customer service centers into one large facility somewhere in the state. NiMo spokesman Stephen Brady said that a decision on the ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

Petitions requesting home U.S. Postal delivery for Brocton residents will soon be available at the bank, village clerk's office, the hardware store and the American Legion. Advantages to home delivery include the convenience of it and the credit card companies and other businesses prefer to ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Fredonia Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its four annual awards, which are set to be presented during the Nov. 1 banquet at the White Inn. They are: George Civiletto, Retail Person of the Year; Robert A. Maytum, Business Person of the Year; Robert W. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The powerlifting team from Darwin's Health Club won another title at the Greater Buffalo Bench Press competition recently at Maryvale High School. Dave Kyser, Mike O'Hara and Keith Naslund led Darwin's with first place finishes in their respective weight classes. A state ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Student of the Week is Rachael Schrader, a senior at Brocton Central School. The daughter of Howard and Kathy Schrader of Portland and George and Patricia Cook of Westfield, she is active in a variety of school organizations, holding offices in Honor Society and Key Club, ...