Thirty years ago — 1992
In an OBSERVER photo, Buffalo Jill Marci Mansfield of Westfield contemplates what might have been during the Buffalo Bills 37-24 Super Bowl loss to the Washington Redskins in Minneapolis. The AFC Champions have now lost the last two Super Bowl games.
Forty years ago — 1982
Chautauqua County Court Judge Lee Towne Adams has the best record of case disposition of any judge in the Eighth Judicial District in the last term of 1981, a computer printout from the state Court of Administration shows. The report made public today says that Judge Adams set the record for the four weeks Nov. 30 through Dec. 27, 1981.
Fifty years ago — 1972
A conservation club is being formed for Forestville area sportsmen. Eighteen interested men attended the first meeting.