Thirty years ago — 1991
The Chautauqua County Vacationlands Asssociation paid high tribute to Donald J. Hogan, who retired recently after a long career as executive director of the tourist program agency. Mr. Hogan, who served CCVA for more than 17 years, received a personal phone call from Gov. Mario Cuomo during a dinner in his honor. The establishment of the Donald J. Hogan Tourism Internship Program, to begin in 1992, was also announced.
Forty years ago — 1981
The city of Dunkirk’s new procedure of turning back to Chautauqua County all unpaid county property tax bills will save the city an expenditure of about $20,000 a year, according to Mayor Gary Michalak. This method goes into effect for the first time this year and is designed to ease the city’s cash flow situation at a critical time of the year.
Fifty years ago — 1971
The Chautauqua County Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) new north occupational building has been named in honor of Philip J. LoGuidice, district superintendent of schools since 1962.