Thirty years ago — 1992
Post-season honors for members of the Class D state champion Pine Valley basketball team continue to pour in. Junior forward Melissa Stankey and sophomore guard Harmonee Williams were selected to the New York State Sportswriters Association All-State team last week. In addition, Tim Nobles was selected state sportswriters’ Class D coach of the year for guiding the Panthers to their second straight state title.
Forty years ago — 1982
The featured speaker at the fourth annual “I Love Mother” banquet recently held at Shorewood Country Club was Sherry Margolis, the weekend anchor person for Channel 7’s Eyewitness News. The dinner was a tribute to mothers sponsored by the Dunkirk High School Marauder 3R Club. The girls-only club was formed four years ago by DHS Principal John J. Mancuso to encourage improved dress, poise and personality in school. It has more than 150 members in Grades 9-12.
Fifty years ago — 1972
Dr. Joseph R. LaPaglia Sr. has retired, ending a 53-year medical career in Dunkirk. For most of those years, his office was located in his home at 50 Lincoln Ave., Dunkirk.