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Retrospective — Oct. 17

Thirty years ago — 1990

Alisha Alessi, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. David Alessi and a student at Dunkirk High School, left Oct. 10 for Tainan, Taiwan where she will spend her sophomore year. Alisha will be staying with her aunt and uncle, who are missionaries in Taiwan. While there, she will study the Chinese language and culture and also perform (flute and vocal) in various outreach programs.

Forty years ago — 1980

About 180 people witnessed the dedication of a Daughters of the American Revolution marker for Nathaniel Warner, an early Chautauqua pioneer, at the Hamlet Cemetery. A plaque, given by the Alexander Macomb Chapter, was dedicated by Mrs. Ethel Limburg, who with her husband Don had set the grave marker.

Fifty years ago — 1970

The Terwilliger & Salzer Furniture store in Fredonia has opened a second-floor furniture gallery featuring complete room settings. The store is the oldest furniture store in Fredonia and one of the oldest in the area. It was founded in February 1917.

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