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Twenty years ago - 1994Archie E. Newton Jr. of Dunkirk, a civilian pilot for Pan American Airways during World War II, was recently granted veterans status after receiving an honorable discharge and being decorated with honors. Mr. Newton was assigned to the U.S. Army Air Corps Air ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Kim M. Ruska, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Ruska, has been granted a five-year residency in pathology at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Md. She will begin her residency upon her May 1994 graduation from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Archie E. Newton Jr. of Dunkirk, a civilian pilot for Pan American Airways during World War II, was recently granted veterans status after receiving an honorable discharge and being decorated with honors. Mr. Newton was assigned to the U.S. Army Air Corps Air ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Three males were spotted running down Eagle Street just after 2 a.m. without a stitch of clothing on. After a short foot chase, Officer Pat Ambrose was able to apprehend one of the men who was charged with public lewdness. The other two men "streaked away," said Officer ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994New York's beer and soda industry retained $69.2 million in unclaimed bottle and can deposits over a year period. Gov. Mario Cuomo, who is fighting to retrieve those deposits for New York, said the money should instead be going to fund state environmental and parks ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994By an 11-2 vote, the Tribal Council of the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI) formally rescinded a July 24, 1993 decision not to enter into gaming negotiations with the state. Senecas from Erie and Buffalo, as well as those from the Allegany and Cattaraugus reservations, will ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994The Dunkirk and Fredonia Telephone Company and the Cassadaga Telephone Corporation were recently commended by the New York State Public Service Commission for maintaining high service quality during the past year. The Cassadaga Telephone Corporation was also honored in ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Tina Swanson of Stockton is a prime example of the non-typical farmer's wife. She and husband Steve are the third generation of Swansons to own and successfully operate the family's dairy farm on Bowers Road outside of Cassadaga. Tina does not do any milking, but she ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Jamestown Community College is conducting a study to determine the feasibility of upgrading its north county extension facility on Route 60 in Dunkirk to a full-fledged campus. The primary advantage is that students would be able to earn degrees through classes all taken ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Not only is Fredonia attaining national prominence through its college hockey team, the village has now made national television - in Canada though. During the 11 p.m. newscast on CFTO-TV of Toronto, Fredonia was featured in a three-minute segment on Wal-Mart's impact in ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Not only is Fredonia attaining national prominence through its college hockey team, the village has now made national television - in Canada though. During the 11 p.m. newscast on CFTO-TV of Toronto, Fredonia was featured in a three-minute segment on Wal-Mart's impact in ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994St. Mary's Cemetery in Dunkirk will soon have a second mausoleum in the recently opened Sacred Heart section. The first mausoleum opened in 1990 and is completely sold out. The newest addition will be similar in design and architecture to the original dedicated to the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Traffic might soon be slowing down on Route 60, but not due to lower speed limits as requested jointly by the Fredonia Wal-Mart management and the Fredonia and Pomfret governments. While the Department of Transportation will not reduce the speed limit on Route 60 between ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994At a recent meeting, the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club posthumously honored Thomas Michalske of Fredonia with the Melvin Jones Award. This award is the highest honor a Lions Club can bestow on any individual for outstanding community service. In Mr. Michalske's name, the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo is considering a proposal to move Northern Chautauqua Catholic School in Dunkirk from its present location in the former Holy Trinity parish school on Central Avenue to the former St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish school on Washington Avenue. ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994An all-way stop will soon be placed at the intersection of Brigham Road and Temple and Matteson streets. In the blinker light currently aloft at the corner, the yellow lenses will be replaced with red colors. Stop signs appended with "all way" signs also will be erected ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Marissa Palmer, a senior at Fredonia Central School, is the Student of the Week. An honor student, she participates in the 3-1-3 program at SUNY Fredonia. She is president of her senior class, a student council member and was selected as a legislative intern with the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Waste generated from out-of-county sources continues to "contribute significantly to the overall financial success" of the Chautauqua County landfill. Solid Waste Director Richard Johnson today issued a report for January which shows that the pattern of operating in the ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994The town of Sheridan highway department will stay at is present location. The Sheridan Town Board has dropped plans to move the department to the Nalbone property at Newell Road and Route 20. The decision was made following the presentation of a petition by Frank Pchelka ...

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Twenty years ago - 1994Michael Davis of Laguna Hills, Calif., formerly of Dunkirk, and winner of $1,000 in a recent line-dancing contest, will appear in a line-dancing scene in an upcoming "Murder She Wrote" starring Angela Lansbury. A physical therapist by profession, Michael just happened to ...