An OBSERVER photo show Cassadaga Historian Record Barris as he poses at the grave of Jarvis Wilcox, one of the individuals interred in the oldest section of the Cassadaga Cemetery. Mr. Wilcox drowned 140 years ago while helping to save the lives of the young people aboard a boat he was piloting on Cassadaga Lakes.
Thirty years ago - 1982
Dr. Diane Pennica, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Pennica of Berry Road, Fredonia recently addressed the Sixth International Congress on Fibrinolysis in Laussane, Switzerland. A 1973 Fredonia State University College alumna, Dr. Pennica is a scientist at Genentech Inc. in San Francisco. She discussed genetic engineering methods being used to produce a new enzyme which may improve therapy for dissolving blood clots.
Forty years ago - 1972
A federal grand jury climaxed a three-month investigation by indicting two former White House aides and five other men on charges of breaking into and attempting to bug Democratic National Headquarters.
Fifty years ago - 1962
The City of Dunkirk's full value real estate taxes are the lowest among those of 60 upstate cities, according to a survey just completed by the Citizens Public Expenditure Survey Inc., a private tax research organization.
Dunkirk Motors Inc., 16 Lake Shore Drive West, is advertising a 1962 Falcon for $1,988.