Thirty years ago — 1992

Daniel Berggren, professor of communication at Fredonia State University College, recently received the Art and Literary Award from the New York State Outdoor Education Association at its annual convention in October. He was honored for his commitment to the outdoor education field and his persistent work in conserving the Adirondack heritage and environment.

Forty years ago — 1982

Chautauqua County officials, along with the wife and family of the late Anthony DiRusso, were on hand recently as the county’s office building on Lucas Avenue in Dunkirk was dedicated to the memory of the late Dunkirk legislator. County Executive Joseph Gerace presented a plaque that will be placed on the building. Mr. DiRusso was an original member of the Chautauqua County Legislature who was in his sixth consecutive term representing District 1 including the city and town of Dunkirk at the time of his death.


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