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Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991

Fredonia State University College President Donald A. MacPhee has come up with a novel idea that is flourishing. Last fall, he asked incoming freshmen to single out a high school teacher who had a real impact on their educational experience. With the help of a computer and secretary, McPhee sent out 586 individualized letters of recognition, matching the names of students to their former teachers. The teachers, in return, have sent notes back to McPhee, conveying how flattered they were to receive such unique citations signed by a college president.

Forty years ago — 1981

Miss Karen DeJoe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip DeJoe, 84 Orchard St., Fredonia has been named the recipient of the Fredonia Jaycee/Jayncee-sponsored “Outstanding Teen-Age Person” award. She received a $100 savings bond and an engraved plaque.

Fifty years ago — 1971

Dr. Stephen R. Sinicropi has announced the opening of his dental practice at 89 East Fourth St., Dunkirk, above the Dunkirk Savings and Loan office.

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