Thirty years ago — 1994

Welch’s will reintroduce a new collector series of jam and jelly glasses. The firm, which is based in Concord, Mass., and has a local plant in Westfield, will produce jellies and jams in collectible glasses featuring Looney Tunes characters. The products will be on the shelves of area grocery stores soon. The original Welch’s Looney Tunes glasses were sold in 1974 and featured characters such as “Bugs Bunny,” “Daffy Duck” and “Wile E. Coyote.”

Forty years ago — 1984

There is apparently very little chance of the state this year installing an elevator at Dunkirk’s city hall as part of a court facilities improvement program. According to State Sen. Jess Present (R-Jamestown), court facilities improvements were not included in the recently approved state budget. Consequently, it can be considered a dead issue at this point.

Fifty years ago — 1974

Queenie, an English shepherd owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Franklin, King Road, Forestville is the “Pet of the Week.”


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