Thirty years ago — 1990
In an OBSERVER photo, Brocton resident Jenny Beaujean, 7, waves to the camera from a new car presented to her family at a benefit held to defray medical costs for the cancer victim. Seated in the driver’s seat is Jenny’s mother, Carolyn Sullivan. The car was presented by Darrel DeHaven of Westfield Dodge City.
Forty years ago — 1980
Gov. Hugh Carey today made a surprise announcement in regard to the J.N. Adam Developmental Center to the effect that the facility no longer faces an uncertain future. The governor said a decision has been made to keep the center in service for the Southern Tier counties.
Fifty years ago — 1970
Mr. and Mrs. Edward I. Gornikiewicz of Willowbrook Avenue, Dunkirk and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zoladz of Silver Creek have returned from Chicago where they attended the 90th anniversary meeting of the Polish National Alliance.