Twenty years ago - 1992
Jennifer Abbata, 13, daughter of Sal and Carol (Mucha) Abbata of Webster, NY was the recipient of Jim Kelly's game jersey from the Atlanta Falcons game. The granddaughter of Jessie Abbata of Liberty Street, Fredonia, Jennifer received the shirt on the Bills' Preview television show broadcast last Sunday.
Thirty years ago 1982
Freshness and cleanliness are emphasized at the new Jin's Oriental Cuisine located at the site of the former Better Spot Restaurant, 79 East Fifth St., Dunkirk. In addition to the oriental cuisine, primarily Korean, the restaurant owned by Dr. and Mrs. Young C. (Jin) Ko, features authentic decorations from Korea.
Forty years ago - 1972
John F. Schiffman of Dunkirk, president of the Hygrade Seed Co. in Fredonia, will preside today at the annual meeting of the state Seed Association being held at the Sheraton Inn in Ithaca.
Fifty years ago - 1962
Jill Szynski, 2-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Szynski of West Sheridan Drive, Dunkirk promised "Mickey is her name and she'll get lots of love," in her OBSERVER letter to Santa Claus about her wish for a dog.