Thirty years ago — 1991

Ed Reilly, an award-winning news photographer with TV Channel 7 in Buffalo, returned recently from an assignment in Saudi Arabia. The news/photo feature by him and newscaster Keith Radford has recently been shown three times. Ed is married to the former Pamela Mangus of Dunkirk, daughter of Roy and Dolores Mangus.

Forty years ago — 1981

The first baby born in 1981 at Tri-County Hospital in Gowanda is Patrick Allen Flagg, son of Richard and Frances (Colvenbach) Flagg of Ruch Hill Road, South Dayton. Patrick was born at 12:43 p.m. on Jan. 2. The family will receive gifts from local businesses and organizations.

Fifty years ago — 1971

The Meals on Wheels program has begun delivering in the Silver Creek area. George Cushman of Stebbins Road was the first recipient.


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