Twenty years ago - 1992
For a brief time in the past week, a portion of Cassadaga's history was brought back to the surface. There is a red brick road on Main Street in the village that few residents know about. Its existence was revealed when restoration work now under way on Route 60 (Main Street) included grinding away layers of the existing road's surface. Cassadaga resident Ann Miller, 93, remembers the red bricks being laid in 1915, one brick at a time.
Thirty years ago - 1982
At a recent meeting of the Silver Creek Board of Education, it was announced the board has received notice that C. Edward Kaufman, longtime senior high English instructor, will retire at the end of the school year. Mr. Kaufman has been with the Silver Creek School District since 1943.
Forty years ago - 1972
James Borowczyk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Borowczyk, 233 King St., Dunkirk has been named as the first valedictorian of the BOCES Philip J. LoGuidice Occupational Center.
Fifty years ago - 1962
The unemployment insurance section of the New York State Employment Office in Dunkirk, now located at 419 Central Ave., was recently moved to 805 Central Ave., (northwest corner of Central and Howard avenues).