Thirty years ago — 1989

The New York State 4-H Dairy Bowl team recently won the 1989 North American Invitational Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest to become the national champions. One of the four team members was Aron Crowell of South Dayton. One of the coaches, Greta Crowell of South Dayton, traveled with team members to Louisville, Ky., to compete.

Forty years ago — 1979

Suds on Seven caught local interest when a Buffalo television station featured the Fred Koch Brewery of Dunkirk, its president John D. Koch, members of his family and several of the company’s 50 employees. The Koch family and the brewery have been a source of pride for the community since the founding in 1888. As Mr. Koch, grandson of the founder, explained, the company stresses quality for its product and a “family-type atmosphere” for its workers.

Fifty years ago — 1969

Russell D. Proffitt, administrative director of Chautauqua Opportunities Inc., announced the appointment of Seth C. Johnson of Dunkirk as program coordinator.


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