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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991 Marcia Henderson, R.N., of Dunkirk has been nominated for the 1991 New York State Legislature’s Nurse of Distinction Award by Brooks Hospital. Mrs. Henderson is one of 407 nurses statewide to receive this designation which is based upon significant contributions to ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Polly Hall, a student at Forestville Central School, was one of two recipients of the DAR Good Citizen Award, presented by the Major Benjamin Bosworth Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She received her award from Mrs. Ralph Brown, regent. The second ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Simon and Schuster Audio received two Grammy nominations in the Spoken Word category. One of them is for “Gracie: A Love Story,” read by George Burns for which Elisa Shokoff was the associate producer. She is the daughter of James and Ruth Shokoff of Fredonia. ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. plans to break ground this spring on four duplex housing units for pregnant and parenting women in the Dunkirk area. The project is expected to cost $500,000. The COI homes are to be located on the campus of the former St. Mary’s ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 John Daly, moderator of television’s “What’s My Line?” has died at the age of 77. From 1950 to 1967, he hosted the popular show in which a panel of regulars tried to guess the unusual and offbeat occupations of guests, before donning blindfolds and trying to ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Fredonia State University College alumna Mary McDonnell, who co-stars with Kevin Costner in the epic western, “Dances With Wolves,” has been nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress. She portrays a white woman raised by Lakota Sioux Indians in ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Cadet Joseph Krupa, son of Carole Urbanik Krupa of Centerville, Ohio, and grandson of Irene Urbanik, 4 Carole Ave., Fredonia and the late Joseph Urbanik, is a member of the Class of 1994 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a 1989 graduate of ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Boy Scout Troop 254 and Cub Scout Pack 254 sponsored by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish celebrated the 61st anniversary of Cub Scouts and the 81st anniversary of Boys Scouts last Sunday. Two Dunkirk boys were presented with the Parvuli Dei emblem during a special ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Kelly Schonhart became the first girl at Forestville Central School to score 1,000 career points in basketball, reaching that milestone as in the Lady Hornets’ 49-41 Division 3 win over visiting Panama. Schonhart scored 23 points to boost her career total to ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Paul Redlich of Fredonia is seeking to lease 3,000 square feet of space at the County Airport North in Dunkirk for his Stars and Bars Aircraft Co., a firm which will restore antique and vintage aircraft of the “Warbird” era. Redlich noted that the “Stars and ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The names of the participants in the first “Bid for Bachelors” fundraiser are: Bill Bartlett, Bob Burgess, Ross Conti, Chris Carlson, Joe Coughlin, Chris Dean, Paul Dengler, Jim Heenan, Kyle Kubera, Al Loeb, Rob Manzella, Tom Mleczko, Brad Morris, Michael ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The state’s plan to build a $2.8-million day care center for the developmentally disabled on the campus of the Chautauqua County Home in the west Town of Dunkirk appeared dead this morning. Instead, the center probably will be built on a five-acre site along ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 “Positively Forestville!” will be celebrated at the school with several days of activities from Feb. 19-22. A variety of events to boost self-esteem and promote the many positive qualities of living in Forestville and attending school at Forestville Central have ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 A front page OBSERVER photo titled “Big catch for little guy” shows 6-year-old Zachary Kaus of Dunkirk holding the 12- pound steelhead trout he pulled in while fishing on the city pier with his dad. Little sister Amy, age 5, helps her brother hold the big fish ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The $55 million Dunkirk co-generating plant is dead and Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. (NiMo) and state regulatory companies are to blame, the president of the project’s parent company charged today. The project was to have been located in the North County Industrial ...

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Thirty years ago - 1991 Don Frame of Fredonia is important to the well-being of Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk and recently the club honored him with a testimonial dinner attended by 100 members and guests. The club presented Mr. Frame with a plaque, which will hang in the Pro Shop, among ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Under the direction of John Morse, 12 students at the Northern Chautauqua Catholic School have formed a school band. The band will play at school concerts. Members include Jill Mrowka, Francie Trippi, Gene Wlodarek, Eric Kolodziej, Beth Pantano, Brian Cole, Suzie ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 John P. Gullo II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gullo of Fredonia, has become associated with the Buffalo law firm of Damon & Morey, where he will concentrate his practice in civil and commercial litigation, medical malpractice and environmental law. A 1983 Fredonia ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 The Chautauqua County Vacationlands Asssociation paid high tribute to Donald J. Hogan, who retired recently after a long career as executive director of the tourist program agency. Mr. Hogan, who served CCVA for more than 17 years, received a personal phone call from ...

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Thirty years ago — 1991 Two Forestville Central School students, Paula Pinchon and Patrick Binzel along with chaperone Barbara Schulenberg, were present in the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., earlier this month when the historic resolution was passed to back the president on ...