Thirty years ago — 1989

Fredonia resident Joe Michaels won the season-long 1989 Sunoco Gold Super Series Super Gas Class this summer at Dragway Park in Cayuga, Ontario driving “Flashdancer” to victory in the 7-race series. Michaels also raced every Friday this season at Lancaster Speedway and for the past three years has competed in two national championship events.

Forty years ago — 1979

A “Do You Remember?” photo features the Woodcliffe Orchestra, broadcasting over WFCB Dunkirk from the Lincoln Inn, a popular wine, dine and dance spot at the end of Lincoln Avenue in 1951. The orchestra played for dancing to capacity crowds every Saturday night for 16 years. Members of the band included Anthony Strychalski, William Ebert, Henry Ebert and the late Jack Barnes.

Fifty years ago — 1969

Jerre Siebert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Siebert of Karen Drive, Silver Creek is Student of the Week. She is a senior at Silver Creek Central School.


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