Retrospective

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Twenty years ago - 1993With Gov. Mario Cuomo having sent strong signals that he will seek a fourth term next year, the political question of the hour seems to have become: Will Lt. Gov. Stan Lundine remain on the ticket? Democrat Cuomo found himself denying a New York Post report that he wanted ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Dunkirk resident and St. Hyacinth parishioner Lillian Halasinski, who believes she was miraculously healed nine years ago of a leg ailment, today paid tribute to the nun whom she credits with being the intercessor of her cure from God. Mrs. Halasinski was a special guest ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993It was 1952 when the Dunkirk Garden Club first sold forsythia shrubs at cost in an effort to promote Dunkirk as "Forsythia City." Through the years, thousands of the showiest of spring flowering shrubs have been planted throughout the area. The bright golden blossoms ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Marilyn Gollnitz of the Grand Demolition Committee has announced an auction of items from the Grand Theater will be held this weekend. The demolition of the Grand Theater building has been scheduled for April 26. The work will be done by Sam Arnold and Carl Villardo ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Cal Graphite America Inc., which began graphite processing operations several weeks ago, has finally forwarded its first major overseas shipment. Leaving the Brocton plant by truck, the graphite will first be taken to Etietobicoke, Ontario, and placed on a ship. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993More than 120 Brooks Hospital employees attended the recent Employee Recognition banquet held at the Fireside Manor. Christine Makuch, a business office employee for 20 years, was honored as Employee of the Year for 1992 and in a surprise ceremony, she was given a ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Lillian Halasinski of Dunkirk, accompanied by her daughter Geraldine, left this morning en route to Rome to attend beatification ceremonies for Mother Mary Angela Truszkowska, who died in 1899. Roman Catholic church officials say that Mother Mary Angela interceded before ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The nearly emptied Gowanda state psychiatric center in western New York will remain open indefinitely pending further discussions with the Legislature. Thirty state workers due to be laid off later this month will relieve at least a temporary reprieve because of the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993"Bring us your blues, your greens, your lemon-yellows yearning to be applied ..." That could well be the motto to be hung over the door of the Dunkirk Recycling Center on Lucas Avenue as the new experimental city-county paint exchange program gets under way on April 17. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Hairstylist Joe Pagano, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pagano of Deer Street, Dunkirk, has been selected as the official hairstylist for the Virginia Slims of Florida tennis tournament. A resident of Coral Springs, Fla., since 1984, Mr. Pagano was born and raised in Dunkirk ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Chautauqua County Economic Development Director David Dawson is listed in the latest edition of "Who's Who Registry of Global Business Leaders." He is also the executive director of the County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and is chief executive officer of Dawson ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993A Mark Mulville OBSERVER photo on today's front page shows Glen Perkins of Ellington trying his luck fishing in Conewango Creek in South Dayton. Trout season opened on April 1 in New York state with many streams reportedly high due to melting snow and rain.Thirty years ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

David D. Sundlov, son of Linda Darling, 281 Chestnut St., Fredonia has been named to the dean's list at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. A 1991 graduate of Fredonia High School, he is a sophomore majoring in human factors engineering.Thirty years ago - 1983Only serious ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993Yellow Goose Markets recently presented a gift of appreciation to Marvin Shields of Silver Creek, who helped prevent the Yellow Goose store at the intersection of Routes 20 and 39 in Sheridan from suffering a tremendous amount of damage during a fire on March 18. Shields ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993A front page OBSERVER photo by Bill West shows Mary Carlson of Sinclairville as she walks near the bank of Mill Creek where erosion is causing a serious problem. A dike has been built to re-direct the flow of the creek near Sinclair Drive.Thirty years ago - 1983Selected ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Key Club at Silver Creek Central School sponsored by the Kiwanis Club has been ranked No. 1 among the 131 clubs statewide and received an award noting its excellent communication and service. Posing with the award are Adam Czekanski, Key Club president and Stanley ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The Dunkirk Youth Bureau Recreation Commission and P.J.'s Pet Emporium sponsored this year's jelly bean guessing contest in the Dunkirk elementary schools this past week. The giant aquarium, provided by P.J.'s and filled with jelly beans, toured the schools and all ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993The annual April Fool's Day ice cream flavor featured at Aldrich's Beef and Ice Cream Parlor in Fredonia this year was "Olive New York," a mixture of black and green olives and ice cream. It joins other bizarre flavors from the past such as beef gravy, pork and beans, ...

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Twenty years ago - 1993A new baseball season begins today and rooting for the home team will cost an average $90.87 for a family of four. That is the average sum for four game tickets, two beers, four hot dogs, four soft drinks, two souvenir baseball caps, two programs and parking, says the ...

Twenty years ago — 1993

An era for "the institution on the hill" ended as the final two residents left the J.N. Adam Developmental Center for community homes. Since 1960, when the facility was turned over to the state as a developmental center for residents diagnosed with developmental disabilities, more than 700 ...