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Retrospective

Retrospective

Thirty years ago — 1990 In a union dubbed “Cuomolot” by one New York tabloid, two of the nation’s most powerful political families and two of the families’ rising stars were joined in marriage on June 9. Kerry Kennedy daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and Andrew Cuomo, ...

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Twenty years ago — 1990 Seniors Brenda Marsh and Paul Mierzwa were the top award winners at the Fredonia High School Spring Athletic Awards Night. Marsh and Mierzwa were named top senior athletes in receiving the David “Mick” Dunning and Roger K. Moore awards, respectively. Marsh was ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Wheelchair athletes Ken Parks of Dunkirk and Dennis Delcamp of Brocton recently took first-place honors in the Tri-State Powerlifting Games in Edison, N.J. Parks broke his national record midheavyweight class with a 325-pound lift, besting his old mark by five ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 The Fredonia Little League has reorganized its minor league program, forming a five-team junior league named the Benjamin Cerrie League. Cerrie, longtime District 2 Little League Administrator, was recently presented a plaque by league officials for his many years of ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 John Slaughter of Fredonia has been elected president of the Professional Photographers Society of New York. This is his fifth elected post for PPSNY, which represents more than 600 professional photographers from all fields of photography throughout New York state. ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Five Forestville High School students were recently awarded Regents Scholarships worth $250 a year for up to five years of study. They are Sean LeBarron, Brian Rundell, Timothy Yocum, Michelle Eagan and Eileen Hilliker. Miss Hilliker was also awarded an Empire State ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Lee Osman, a fifth-grade student at Brocton Central School, won seventh place in Western New York in an essay contest. The contest was sponsored by the Western New York Volunteer Firemen’s Association and dealt with fire prevention and safety. Lee’s entry ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Todd Tanner, a senior at Forestville Central School, has been chosen Student of the Week. He is the son of Mr. Terry Tanner and Mrs. Patricia Tanner of Forestville. He has been treasurer of his class for the past four years and yearbook editor. Todd is also a member ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Donald J. Tramuto, a Dunkirk native, was among the special list of attendees invited for a special White House briefing on the Anti-Campus Crime Bill presently being sponsored by the Bush Administration. Mr. Tramuto, an executive with Boehringer Ingelheim in Boston ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Longtime Dunkirk educator Miss Ann M. Weber, 93, of 53 Seel Acres, Dunkirk died today. A former administrator of School 4 and teacher at Dunkirk schools, Miss Weber devoted 50 years of service to the youth of Dunkirk. She was also honored with the “Religious ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 The high hopes held by organizers of the “Walk Around Cassadaga Lake” fund drive may have been exceeded. An estimated 400 people turned out to make the walk, including out-of-towners from as far away as Pittsburgh. Also participating were two young boys, Bobby, ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 A committee of seven Town of Cheektowaga residents that installed a veterans monument in the town park are having to defend themselves to other veterans who are angry that the only names on the monument are those of the seven committee members. The seven residents ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Student of the Week is Becky Strzempka, a senior at Silver Creek Central School. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Strzempka of Silver Creek, she has been actively involved with Silver Creek’s Impact Team and was one of the first students to attend Impact training ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 More than 100 familiar Forestville names are featured in a recently published book. the late Ernest Donahue of Hanford Bay, Silver Creek, completed the final pages of “Forestville Horse and Buggy Days,” just days before he died. The book provides a “thumbnail ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 A $40 million natural gas-fired electric steam co-generation plant to serve at least two industries in the Dunkirk area could be in operation by early 1992. The Dunkirk Co- Generation Co. is owned by Consolidated Power Co. of Norwalk, Conn. The plant, to be located ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Seventh-grade students in the Home and Career Skills classes at Fredonia Middle School recently heard Susan Makai, Channel 29 television personality, speak on “Self-Improvement and Self-Esteem.” Ms. Makai, a Fredonia State University alumna and a former Miss ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Student of the Week is Tom Fleissner, son of Paul and Sue Fleissner of Silver Creek. A senior at Silver Creek High School, he is enrolled in the auto mechanics program at BOCES. Tom currently works part-time for Hank Bokman Chevrolet. Following graduation, he plans ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Art works by two Fredonia students, Keely Williams, a first-grade pupil at Wheelock School and Sara Eppolito, an eighth grader at the Middle School, have been selected for inclusion in a statewide juried art exhibition. Keely’s “Piano Collage” and Sarah’s ...

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Thirty years ago — 1990 Miss Malinda Marie Gabel, daughter of William G. Gabel and Debra A. Gabel of South Dayton, has been selected as a finalist for New York’s 10th annual Homecoming Queen selection to be held June 9 and 10 in Albany. She is the Pine Valley homecoming queen. Forty ...

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Twenty years ago — 1990 Facial Expressions, 21 Water St., Fredonia recently held its grand opening. The firm offers complete facial care and maintenance for men and women. Owner Peggy Kleparek offers 20 years experience in the field of cosmetology, graduating from the Harper Method School ...