Thirty years ago — 1994

The Silver Creek Assembly of God Church held a special ground-breaking service on May 1 with more than 80 members of the congregation present. The new 5,000 square foot building on Route 20 will offer parishioners a worship facility seating more than 200 people. A fall completion date is expected. The Rev. Bruce Craig, pastor, has been conducting services in a rented storeroom at 262 Central Ave., Silver Creek since coming to Silver Creek over three years ago.

Forty years ago — 1984

Phil and Gerri Cenedella of Fredonia attended the Buffalo movie premiere of “The Natural” and were pleased that Phil’s part as the train conductor didn’t end up on the cutting room floor. Movie goers will recognize the Dunkirk businessman as the conductor saying “half an hour” as the movie stars leave the train. The scene was shot in South Dayton in September 1983.

Fifty years ago — 1974

Joseph Davis, a senior at Fredonia State University College, who has composed a number of widely-acclaimed soul, rhythm and blues and popular songs, will be featured in a special concert at the college.


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