Retrospective

Retrospective

Twenty years ago - 1993Rainy's Family Hair Care salon recently opened at 20 Orchard St. in Fredonia, replacing the former Executive Hair Salon. Rainy's actually opened its doors in early September in an effort to provide continuity for previous Executive customers but additional improvements ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

Two OBSERVER editorial department staff members are among the winners in the annual New York State Associated Press Association writing and photo contests. Staff photographer Charles Lewis won second place in the sports photo category for a picture entitled "Chin-Up" which was taken during a ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993According to information released recently by the State University of New York (SUNY), Jamestown Community College ranked among the top five SUNY community colleges for a five-year period in the number of students who transferred to SUNY four-year institutions. In fall ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Jennifer Sue Ballard, a 1993 graduate of Pine Valley Central School and a freshman psychology major at SUNY Fredonia, has been selected to perform with the College Choir under the direction of Dr. David Evans. She is the daughter of Sue and Dave Ivett of Forestville. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Chautauqua County's solid waste managers had some good news for local municipalities, businesses, individuals and trash haulers. It was announced that increases in landfill tipping fees scheduled for this month will be postponed until January and when they do go into ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993MacKenzie Malcolm, formerly of Fredonia and now living in Moscow, was interviewed by Channel 2 anchorman Rick Kellman about the recent turmoil in Russia. Ms. Malcolm, who has been working several months for a restaurant and hotel in Moscow, has an apartment across the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Gowanda Business and Professional Women's Club has named Joan R. Byrne as its 1993 "Woman of the Year." She was chosen for her volunteer spirit demonstrated most recently by her efforts to start the 50-Plus Senior Program and the inception of the Meals on Wheels ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993One of America's most unusual college presidents will give the annual address for the Academic Convocation at SUNY Fredonia. Dr. Leon Botstein, the lively and intellectual president of Bard College, will present the lecture, "Education in the Year 2000." At age 23, Dr. ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

The first phase of Stefan's quarter-million dollar harborfront expansion project has been completed. Every effort was made by Lou and Cyndy Stefan to purchase services and supplies locally and in New York state. The steel piling and stalls, woodwork of New York oak, $10,000 restrooms, facade ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Power Shop, located at 202 East Main St., Fredonia (in the former Pomfret C&E Agway location) recently held its grand opening celebration with a special "sawdust day." Owner/operator Jon Longenecker welcomed Jonsered factory regional representative Larry Knapp ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Dunkirk Radiator Corp?was honored recently at The Resource Center's Disability Awareness Awards, receiving the award for being Allied Industries' Customer of the Year. John Reed, Dunkirk Radiator's vice president in charge of operations, accepted the award on behalf ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Another round of employee reductions has beset the Dunkirk industrial community. AL Tech Specialty Steel Corp. announced today they have made "a sizable reduction in the company's salaried workforce." Citing a continuing decline in sales because of the foreign import ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Dunkirk resident Louis Ziegler was recently sworn into office as second vice president of the Western New York Volunteer Firemen's Association during an installation service in Wheatfield. Chester Tarnowski, president of Dunkirk's Murray Hose Company 4, presented a gift ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Northern Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has named Petri Baking Products Inc., as its Economic Development of the Year. Founded in 1935, the company has two factories in the northern Chautauqua County area. Its main factory is based in Silver Creek while another ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Student of the Week is Emily West, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles West of King Road, Forestville. A senior at Forestville High School, she is an active member of the school band. Emily is also an athlete who has participated in varsity basketball, cross country and ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Pumpkins of all shapes and monstrous sizes are rolling onto Ray Waterman's farm today for the 11th annual World Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Collins, the goal of which is to produce vegetables that might feel at home in an H.G. Wells novel. The current record holder is an ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993On Oct. 1, David C. Mancuso took over as the new president of the Dunkirk-based Lake Shore Savings and Loan Association. He replaces Donald L. Lindquist, who is retiring after serving 17 1/2 years as the top executive officer at the county's only locally owned and managed ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Northern Chautauqua Chamber of Commerce has selected Nog Inc., President Bruce H. Ritenberg III as its 1993 Person of the Year. He will receive his award during the 12th annual chamber award. Mr. Ritenberg was the unanimous choice of the chamber's regional executive ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Plans were unveiled for a new high-tech recycling operation in the former Great Lakes Color Printing Co. complex in Dunkirk that is expected to result in more than 60 jobs during the first year of operation and more than 100 jobs by the third year. Called the Dunkirk ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

An OBSERVER photo captures a prize-winning catch. OBSERVER outdoor columnist Gene Pauszek holds his first-place 29-pound, 6-ounce king salmon caught recently during the ESLO Fall Derby on Lake Ontario. Pauszek became the first person to win the media division in the Fall ESLO and the Lake Erie ...