Twenty years ago — 1999

Two women who made judicial history in New York State will be honored when their portraits are put on permanent display in the Chautauqua County Courthouse in Mayville. Photographs of Chief State Judge Judith S. Kaye and M. Dolores Denman of Buffalo, presiding justice of the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court, Fourth Department, will be unveiled at the ceremony. Justice Vincent E. Doyle of Buffalo will be the principal speaker.

Thirty years ago — 1989

The resignation of John J. Mancuso, principal of Dunkirk High School, for retirement purposes was accepted at a special meeting of the Dunkirk Board of Education. Mr. Mancuso retires Aug. 25 after 33 years of service. He has served as DHS principal since 1978 and prior to that was a social studies teacher, chairman of the social studies department and assistant principal.

Forty years ago — 1979

A new amphitheatre at Fredonia State University College was dedicated to professor emeritus Dr. Willard F. Stanley. The biologist was cited for his important role in co-founding the college lodge with three other men 40 years ago. Fredonia State’s biological museum in Jewett Hall, which contains collections of birds, seashells and other flora and fauna, is named after Dr. Stanley.

Fifty years ago — 1969

A Chautauqua County girl from Kennedy has been chosen Dairy Queen at the New York State Fair in Syracuse. The newly chosen queen, Miss Marsha Anderson, 19, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mervel Anderson. The family operates a 200-acre dairy farm. Miss Anderson is enrolled as a student nurse at Gowanda State Hospital.