Thirty years ago — 1990
Sister Marilyn Ann Dudek, daughter of Harry Dudek, 60 Seel Acres, Dunkirk was one of the five recipients of the 1990 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards presented at the 12th annual St. John Neumann Award dinner at the Hearthstone Manor in Buffalo. The award is given to five outstanding educators in the Diocese of Buffalo in recognition of their special contributions. Sister Marilyn Ann, CSSF, a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School, is a second-grade teacher at St. Aloysius School in Cheektowaga.
Forty years ago — 1980
The economic outlook is looking very bright for northern Chautauqua County. Niagara Mohawk has been given the green light to proceed with construction of a new coalfired electric-generating plant along Route 5 in the towns of Pomfret and Portland. The cost had been scaled down to between $900 million and $1 billion from an original estimate of $1.5 billion.
Fifty years ago — 1970
Pete Maravich became the greatest scorer in the history of college basketball when he scored 53 points to lead Louisiana State to 109-86 victory over Mississippi State.
Cheryl A. Arters has been selected Brocton Central School’s 1970 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart E. Arters of Webster Road, Fredonia.