Thirty years ago — 1989

Gertrude Knapp Casey, a 66-year member of Forestville Chapter 247, Order of the Eastern Star, received her 60-year pin and certificate from Worthy Matron Beth Benchley. Mrs. Casey, who resides at 7 Center St., Forestville, served the chapter as Worthy Matron in 1929.

Forty years ago — 1979

Graf Furniture now has plans to both buy and renovate its existing building on Central Avenue and move to a proposed new store on Deer Street in Dunkirk’s urban renewal area. Graf Realty recently offered $80,000 for the same building they sold to the Dunkirk Urban Renewal Agency back in 1970 for $199,000.

Fifty years ago — 1969

Dr. Harry Gawlowicz of Brocton has returned from Columbus, Ohio, where he attended a post-graduation course in prosthodontics at Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He has his office at 614 Central Ave.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)