Retrospective

Retrospective

Twenty years ago - 1993Buster Bison brings smiles to the faces of several young fans during an appearance at Dunkirk School No. 6. Buster is shown in a photo holding Nicholas Dudzic, along with Robert Lawrence, Jennifer Aldrich and Pamela Ross, who were attending Buffalo Bison Night, ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Terry Anderson, former Associated Press Middle East bureau chief held captive by terrorists for almost seven years, will be the featured speaker at this year's Chautauqua County Democratic Committee fund-raising dinner. Since his release, he has spent his time writing and ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Cynthia Ann Stefan was recently named manager at Stefan's Recreation Inc., 24 Lake Shore Drive West in Dunkirk. Cynthia earned a BS degree in accounting from SUNY Fredonia and is currently completing a re-design and decorating the store. She has worked in the operation of ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Ripley School District's efforts to create a safer school environment have earned it the Safety Committee-of-the-Year Award from the Utica National Insurance Group. The property/casualty insurer, headquartered in New Hartford, selected Ripley and 14 other districts ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Dunkirk Rotary Club collected and packaged more than 2,000 old and ready-to-be-discarded learning English grade school texts and workbooks to be sent to Albania. The books came from Dunkirk High. The need for educational equipment is strong in the small European ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The finishing touches are being put on the recording of a theme song for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program in the Fredonia Central School. And, if all goes well, the son will be known throughout New York state. The song was written by David Goodworth, a teaching ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

Two Dunkirk men were given the 1993 Business Person of the Year Award as part of the Chautauqua County celebration of National Small Business Week. Bruce H. Ritenburg III, president and chief executive officer of Nog Inc., and Louis J. Nalbone, owner of Dunkirk Aviation, were presented with the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Civiletto Greenhouses, at the corner of Routes 20 and 60 in Fredonia, is expanding. The Civilettos are proud to have served this area for the past 75 years providing high-quality plants and old-fashioned service. In that continuing tradition, they recently completed phase ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Stine Larsen of Norway will end her year as an American Field Service student at Westfield in a special way. Her parents will be here to attend her graduation in June. Alfed and Alma Larsen will be coming from Finnsnes, Norway. They will also be traveling to Carthage, NY, ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Cliffstar Corporation officials in Dunkirk have announced that it has received Wal-Mart's prestigious "Quality Performance Award" for 1992. This award recognizes Cliffstar for their high standards and performance in areas such as leadtime reduction, forecasting order fill ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993While high levels of lead are being found in residential tap water in many cities across the eastern United States, Dunkirk isn't one of them. Cities in New York state such as Buffalo and Utica have shown high levels of lead in their drinking water, according to a report ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Bill's Gun and Saddle Shop on Prospect Road in Sinclairville celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. As part of the festivities, visitors can view displays of antique saddles and various other pieces of horse riding equipment dating back to 1870. This is all part of ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Grand Theater building in Westfield is gone forever after wrecking equipment donated by Nuttall Equipment of Sherman brought the structure down. Volunteers Sam Arnold and Carl Vilardo will now finish clearing the site. Plans were made to purchase and demolish the ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

At ceremonies held at the Murray Hose Co. No. 4 fire hall earlier this month, a plaque honoring the company's 172 deceased members was unveiled. The names date back to 1906, when the company was founded. Designed by Louis Ziegler, secretary, the plaque was dedicated by the Rev. Thomas E. Crane, ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Brocton Village Board awarded Fire Equipment Sales and Services of Westfield a $189,189 contract for a custom pumper truck for the Brocton Fire Company. A lower bid was received, but it did not meet specifications. The old fire truck will be sold upon arrival of the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Shorewood Country Club is planning a summer-long celebration of its 75-year existence on the shores of Lake Erie. According to Charles La Duca, general manager, "We're hoping to make this a particularly lively summer for the members, several of them third generation ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Fredonia Grange No. 1 recently celebrated its 125th anniversary. Clyde G. Berry, steward of the National Grange, spoke on the founding of the Grange by Oliver Hudson Kelly. Fredonia was the first grange in the country to be organized by Mr. Kelly, a member of President ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Student of the Week is Raymond Hudack, a senior at Silver Creek Central School. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hudack of 12809 Cayuga Drive, Irving, he is currently ranked second in his class. Ray is a participant in SUNY Fredonia's 3-1-3 program, a member of the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Frederick A. Boorady of Tonawanda, a specialist in the field of space exploration, will return to his hometown May 15 as keynote speaker for the annual recognition dinner hosted by the Historical Society of Dunkirk. His topic will be "The Early Days of Space Exploration." ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The 21-year-old 3-1-3 program for high school seniors is alive and well, according to Penny Deakin, program director for the past nine years. She said that small communities like Chautauqua County make the program thrive. In 3-1-3, high school seniors are allowed to get a ...