Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 1 Feb 2015 03:46:51 EDTSun, 1 Feb 2015 03:46:51 EDT years ago - 1995 Paul Speziale, owner of Paul Jewelers Inc., recently presented a $500 gift certificate to Larry Kingsley of Dunkirk, the winner of a fundraiser held to purchase a new defibrillator for Brooks Memorial Hospital.Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1995 Samuel DelPopolo has been honored as Realtor of the Year for 1994 by the Chautauqua Board of Realtors. The board is comprised of 33 real estate companies and more than 300 real estate sellers. Mr.Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1995 After the Bum's Bargains first year of business proved to be so successful, the owner found it necessary to relocate due to the overwhelming amount of merchandise on hand. It is now located at 323 Central Ave. in Dunkirk.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1995 Local school districts can't count on an increase in state aid this year because New York is "broke," Gov. George Pataki said. "The state is broke, we can't give you more money," Pataki told a statewide radio call-in show.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTRetrospective years ago - 1995 Major Thomas M. Crea, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Crea of Dunkirk and a 1979 graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School, was recently promoted to his current rank. He is an assistant instructor of computer science at the U.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT