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Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1992

During last year’s mayoral campaign, newly elected Dunkirk Mayor Margaret Wuerstle pledged that if she were elected, she would eliminate the car phone and the office water cooler that former Mayor Greg Krauza had installed during his term in office. She did just that. She plans to hold an auction to sell the phone, which cost $450 when originally purchased. As for doing away with the water cooler, she commented, “I have no objection to drinking the city’s water.”

Forty years ago — 1982

Joyce Long of Ripley, a student at Mercyhurst College, is spending the winter quarter in Washington, D.C. One of 19 students accepted by the Washington Center for Learning Alternatives, Miss Long is working full time at the National Governors Association while participating in evening courses taught by Washingtonarea practitioners and policy makers.

Fifty years ago — 1972

Mrs. Richard W. Millar Sr. was installed as president of the Lake Shore Hospital Auxiliary for the third consecutive year during ceremonies held at the Colony House Restaurant

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