Thirty years ago — 1990
Student of the Week is Becky Strzempka, a senior at Silver Creek Central School. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Strzempka of Silver Creek, she has been actively involved with Silver Creek’s Impact Team and was one of the first students to attend Impact training at her school. Becky also traveled to the Dominican Republic in 1989 as part of the AFS Summer Exchange Program. She plans to attend the University of Buffalo.
Forty years ago — 1980
The sixth anniversary of the May 22, 1974, visit of Cardinal Jozef Mindszenty to Dunkirk was commemorated recently by the Cardinal Mindszenty Association. The observance began with a Eucharistic liturgy celebrated by the Rev. Donald Fafinski. Later, a plaque rededicating the pin oak tree first planted by the cardinal was blessed by the Rev. Kenneth Menge.
Fifty years ago — 1970
Charles Fryer of Fredonia is exhibiting his paintings in the art gallery at Roof’s Restaurant in Silver Creek.