Thirty years ago — 1990
Art works by two Fredonia students, Keely Williams, a first-grade pupil at Wheelock School and Sara Eppolito, an eighth grader at the Middle School, have been selected for inclusion in a statewide juried art exhibition. Keely’s “Piano Collage” and Sarah’s “Vision of Red” (hat and flowers still-life) were among the 249 art forms chosen from 2,000 entries statewide and the only two selected from Chautauqua County.
Forty years ago – 1980
Silver Creek native Angela Randazzo’s first published play, “Bats in the Belfry,” has been filmed by SUNY Fredonia’s Instructional Resource Center and will air this fall on the Fredonia Cable Television station. Miss Randazzo has spent the past eight years acting and writing, including parts in “The Godfather,” Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two,” and roles on several television soap operas. She returned to Silver Creek last fall to study radio and television news writing at Fredonia State.
Fifty years ago — 1970
George F. Ray, a Dunkirk tire dealer, has purchased the former Crocker-Sprague building at Washington Avenue and East Second Street in Dunkirk. The structure will be used primarily as a warehouse.