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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1994 Chautauqua County will not seek federal funding to help make the “Rails to Trails” project a reality as the legislature voted 14-11 against the funding. The vote brought cheers and applause from some 75 opponents of the plan. The number of people on hand to both ...

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Thirty years ago — 1994 Welch’s will reintroduce a new collector series of jam and jelly glasses. The firm, which is based in Concord, Mass., and has a local plant in Westfield, will produce jellies and jams in collectible glasses featuring Looney Tunes characters. The products will be on ...

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Twenty years ago — 1994 Robert and Rose Reisman of Fredonia were honored with the Fredonia Kiwanis Club Elder Salute Award for the month of April. Mr. and Mrs. Reisman are the first married couple to receive the award. In making the presentation, program chairman Mac McCoy said the couple ...

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Thirty years ago — 1994 Following a heated public hearing, the Sheridan Town Board voted unanimously to deny a special use permit for a compost operation on New Road. The action will keep responsibility for regulating the compost operation within the town. Angry residents spoke out at the ...

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Thirty years ago — 1994 David Goodworth of Fredonia, a teacher’s aide at Fredonia Elementary School, composed the song “Dare,” which was recently declared the county DARE theme song, right at home on his electronic keyboard/synthesizer. The recording in audio and video form is one of ...

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Thirty years ago — 1994 James Noto will be among the five honorees at the second annual St. Sebastian Awards Luncheon in Buffalo. The award recognizes sustained and dedicated service given to Catholic elementary school athletics. It is named after St. Sebastian, patron saint of athletics. ...