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Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1991

Upon the recommendation of Mayor Greg Krauza and Councilman Don Brisky, the Dunkirk Common Council rejected a proposal to build single-family townhouses on land now used for the Pangolin Street ball diamond. At the same time, however, the council made it clear the city plans to pursue some sort of development for that land in the future. The current proposal was rejected because it was felt 26 units were too many for that site.

Forty years ago — 1981

A press conference has been scheduled which will confirm a rumor that has kept local sports fans buzzing for several weeks — the Buffalo Bills will hold their training camp at Fredonia State University College. The official announcement of what is believed to be a one-year agreement will be made in the office of FSUC President Dr. Dallas K. Beal.

Fifty years ago — 1971

The Dunkirk Common Council has appointed Edwin J. Mulville as police chief of the city. Mulville, who was named acting chief Jan. 1, 1970, ranked first of four Dunkirk policemen who took the Civil Service exam. He replaces Clem Lutz, who retired last year.

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