Twenty years ago - 1992
The village of Sinclairville may host the 1993 state tournament for Bambino Little League Baseball. John Hart, a representative of the Valley League Association, presented the proposition to the Sinclairville Board of Trustees. The board tentatively approved the request for the tournament that would involve 90 players on six teams over a period of six days next July.
Thirty years ago - 1982
A highlight of the recent Chautauqua County Fair was "Big Red," who stole the show as Chet Kozlowski and the Cavaliers entertained a capacity crowd from the mini-stage at the Dunkirk Fairgrounds. "Big Red," a horse used by the Chautauqua County Mounted Sheriffs Division, decided he wanted to dance and there was nothing his partner, Deputy Peter James, could do but dance with him. And dance they did, each step appreciated by the crowd, including the band members. The tune was "Blue Suede Shoes."
Forty years ago - 1972
Dunkirk's Joseph Ricotta has been tapped by the Chautauqua County Republican Committee as its nominee for the State Supreme Court seat being vacated next month by Rollin A. Fancher.
Fifty years ago - 1962
A combination play area and parking lot is being built by St. Mary's Church in Dunkirk for the purpose of accommodating the children and adults of the parish.