Twenty years ago — 1999

Brooks Memorial Hospital has announced that Sean T. Carroll, DO, has been awarded the Patrick G. Murray DO Award of Achievement for 1999. The award is given by the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery each year to the resident who achieves the highest overall score in the annual resident inservice examination. Dr. Carroll joined Brooks Hospital this year and began seeing patients in March.

Thirty years ago — 1989

Student of the Week is Bradley Wade, a senior at Ripley Central School. He is the son of Richard and Donna Wade of North State Street, Ripley. Ranked third in his class, Brad is a three-year member of the National Honor Society and treasurer of the Student Council. He has been a member of the varsity baseball team for five years and the basketball team for two. Brad plans to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology as a compute science major.

Forty years ago — 1979

The Rev. Frederick Ward Kates of Silver Creek, a retired Episcopal priest, is this year’s Outstanding Citizen of Silver Creek. The award was presented by last year’s recipient, Adele Foster, at the Chamber of Commerce banquet. The Rev. Mr. Kates was given a plaque. He also was recently honored by the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Spokane, Wash. He has written more than 200 magazine articles and books, and was a newspaper columnist for a Rochester newspaper for 18 years.

Fifty years ago — 1969

Dismissed by Councilman Samuel Moreeno as “too big a matter to cover at this time,” the request by the Dunkirk Police Benevolent Association for a new police station was filed for review and study at another time. The communication stated that the city’s police department is hampered by the lack of space and the location of the present facilities. As a result, the police department is unable to operate in an efficient manner.