Thirty years ago — 1994

Fredonia High School’s Mike Heary was recently selected to the New York State Sportswriters Association’s Class B First Team All-State basketball team. A 6-6 guard/forward, he finished as the all-time leading scorer in Chautauqua County history, third in western New York and 18th in the state with 2,235 points. Heary had 877 points his senior year (32.5 per game) and 62 points in one game against Traditional. Both are county records.

Forty years ago — 1984

The Dunkirk Club will hold its annual “Member of the Year” dinner party May 12 with B. Anthony Gary of Dunkirk as the guest of honor. The program following dinner will include a roast of Mr. Gary, a Dunkirk High School science teacher. George Fitzer will serve as master of ceremonies and “roasters” will be Nelson R. Rider, Edmund Wilder, Henry Draggett, Laurence Crowell, Charles Greene and Ronald Miller.


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