Thirty years ago — 1992
In Just between us … Friends of Nancy Ardillo of Fredonia and Diane Franklin of Dunkirk report that they attended the recent Billy Ray Cyrus concert in Buffalo and afterward met the performer backstage and had their photo taken with him. They’re still talking about it. …
Forty years ago — 1982
The Barker-Higbee Store, located at 222 Central Ave., Dunkirk has opened under new ownership. Bob Masiker of Cassadaga, owner of Mas-Com on Bennett Road, has decided to retain the Barker-Higbee name. He bought the store from a corporation directed by Ernest Higbee. Mr. Masiker said he had worked at the store 10 years ago and had wanted it ever since.
Fifty years ago — 1972
Fredonia’s Don Reinhoudt climaxed 10 years of hard training over the weekend by capturing the bronze medal for the United States in the World Powerlifting championships held in Harrisburg, Pa.