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Retrospective

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 The Jamestown Community College North County Training and Conference Center was officially opened with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony held at the Bennett Road facility in Dunkirk. The center includes a computer lab, classrooms, a multipurpose room, ...

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 The board of directors of the Fredonia Chamber Players announced the establishment of the Grant Cooper Endowment Fund at a reception held recently at the home of Fredonia State President Dennis Hefner. At the end of the current season, Mr. Cooper will be stepping ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 At the village elections held earlier this month, Mayor Frank Pagano, the first Democratic mayor in Fredonia’s history, easily won re-election over Trustee Patrick Damore, his Republican-Concord Party challenger. A total of 2,385 voters turned out. Fredonia has ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 The Supreme Court has left intact Timothy McVeigh’s conviction and death sentence for the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people and injured hundreds more — the worst such attack on U.S. soil. The court, without comment, rejected an appeal in which ...

Retrospective

Twenty years ago — 1999 At a ceremony held earlier this year at the Dudley Motor Inn in Salamanca, Dunkirk resident Virginia Wencek was honored for her service to the Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America. She received the Founder’s Award, which was created to honor and recognize ...

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Twenty years ago — 1999 A Fredonia High School student has received top honors from a weekly business publication which serves the entire Western New York region. Wanda Strychalski, 17, the daughter of Dr. James and Dr. Irene Strychalski of West Shorewood Drive, Dunkirk, received the First ...