Thirty years ago — 1992

Lynne Ruch of Westfield was recently crowned the 1992 Chautauqua County Dairy Princess, a title she will share with Jennifer Beightol of Falconer. Lynne is the daughter of Jack and Cathy Ruch and a junior at Westfield Academy and Central School. She is active in band, chorus, National Honor Society and 4-H. Her parents operate a Jersey dairy farm on North Gale Street, Westfield.

Forty years ago — 1982

In an OBSERVER photo, 7-year-old Lori Rozen and her 4-year-old brother Jimmy hold the 20-pound carp Lori caught at the foot of Armadillo Street in Dunkirk using a worm. The 34-inch monster took 20 minutes to land, with Lori’s dad, Joseph Rozen of 149 Ocelot St., Dunkirk finishing the job. A scale from the fish taken to the Dunkirk Fisheries Station was aged at over 10 years.

Fifty years ago — 1972

Russell Anthony Trusso, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Trusso, 93 Eagle St., Fredonia has received his doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.


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