Twenty years ago - 1992
Robert Hall, middle and high school principal at Brocton Central School, made good on a bet with his students by wearing a prom dress last Friday afternoon. Principal Hall had challenged the students to sign a "prom pledge" stating they would not drink or use drugs for the event. Mr. Hall asked for 90 percent of the students to sign that pledge and received 95 percent participation during three prom promise signups.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Dr. William B. Dederer, currently associate professor of music and chairman of brass at Fredonia State University College, has been named the academic dean of the Boston Conservatory of Music. He was first appointed to the Fredonia faculty in 1969 as instructor of trumpet. Prior to his appointment at Fredonia, Dr. Dederer taught instrumental music in North Collins.
Forty years ago - 1972
The Dunkirk Humane Society has moved its office from 134 E. Fourth St. to the second floor at 59 East Fourth St.
Fifty years ago - 1962
Carol Tryczenski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Tryczenski of O'Brien Road, Silver Creek has been selected as the Outstanding Teenager of the Week. She is a senior at Silver Creek Central School.