Thirty years ago — 1994

Angelo Bennice of Dunkirk, director of the Chautauqua County South & Center Sewer Districts, has been selected as the winner of the Uhl T. Mann Award for Excellence in Plant Operations. The honor was given by the State Water Environment Association. Mr. Bennice is one of six statewide winners. He is a certified Grade 1A operator, the highest certification obtainable. This year, he will complete his 35th year in service to the wastewater industry.

Forty years ago — 1984

Officials of Chem Process Inc, a printing manufacturer in Dunkirk, are seriously considering building a new 122,000 square foot plant in the Northern Chautauqua County Industrial Park on Middle Road in the town of Sheridan. The $14 million project, according to an application filed by the company, is expected to result in about 130 new jobs being created over the next two years. The land for the project is currently part of the city of Dunkirk’s airport property.

Fifty years ago — 1974

At the Silver Creek junior and senior prom, “Paper Moon,” Cindy Wells was named princess; Louis Vento, king; Paula Fitzgibbons, queen; and Filmore Miller, prince.


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