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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Frances Smith of 1896 Lake Road, Silver Creek was the first place winner in the ninth annual Apple Pie Baking Contest held recently in conjunction with the Forestville Apple Festival. Mrs. Smith’s Old-Fashioned Apple Pie was selected over 24 other entries. She ...

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 The replica 17th century sailing ship “Sea Lion” is under wraps at her winter anchorage in Jamestown. Both the “Sea Lion” and the paddlewheel steamer “Chautauqua Belle” are spending the offseason tied up at the docks at the Old Board Landing on the ...

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 The Fredonia Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of their annual awards. The Community Service Award went to George Weaver of Weaver Trade LTD. Jack Miller, Founder of Troopers Toys for Tots, was the recipient of the Service to Humanity Award. Business ...

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 A huge American flag was flown at the annual World Pumpkin Weighoff held recently in Collins. The Mount Rushmore Flag, as it is called because it has been flown there to commemorate anniversaries associated with presidents Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, ...

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Ray Waterman of Collins, president of the World Pumpkin Confederation, won the recent pumpkin weighoff at Waterman’s Restaurant with a 780-pound specimen. An estimated 1,000 people were on hand for the weighoff. Waterman credits his success to seed collected from ...

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Student of the Week is Steve Saller, a senior at Forestville Central School. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Saller of 14 Water St., Forestville, he has a special interest in the operational aspect of video cameras and videotape editing. Steve plays baritone in the ...